Oh my goodness. I can't even begin to over-analyze this story. I really enjoyed the progression of Draco's and Hermione's relationship, and I thought you really managed to get a whole other angsty, dark side to the whole illicit romance, and turned it into a wonderful warm-fuzzy ending. It was wonderful, you really seem to get romance fics.
LOVE. its sooo well written! The way you developed D/H romance was so natural, and you managed to incorporate it with the books. I'm dying of curiosity-please release another chapter!
Every so often, I'll go browsing the R/S fanfics, searching for something really good, because I love this ship. About two years ago I found this story, and I haven't found anything better on any of the fanfic sites I read. This is so true to Sirius' and Remus' characters, and develops their relationship so realistically. I love Sirius's thoughts especially for their raw, animalistic quality so suited to him. And the scene with their first kiss is so, so brilliant. You have taken the characters and slowly developed them into what you need them to be for your story. This is incredible fanfiction and I hope you'll finish it someday.
I would just like you to know that this is the best Marauder era story I have ever read, and I have spent days reading it. You are an amazing author.
Author's Response: Wow thanks! Glad you liked it!
Aw! Great fluff! You portrayed ginny SO well, especially when she ran into Harry again. I loved their fight, and when Harry said "DID YOU THINK i DIDN'T DIE INSIDE WHEN I HEARD YOU SCREAM MY NAME?" it was so beautiful. The ending, however, was a little further than I thought it should be into unashamed cheeseyness. I'm really excited that Narcissa is up next, because she isn't written about a lot and I'd love to see your vision on what happened to her after the war. Keep writing this story, I love it1
At age fifteen, Regulus Black became sole heir to the largest fortune in Wizarding London. At sixteen, his abnormal intelligence won him entry into the most notorious cult of Dark wizards on earth. At seventeen he made a mistake – one that he would never be able to take back – and his entire world came crashing down.
Enter London, 1979. The story of a boy who managed to defy Voldemort at the height of his regime. But what price did he have to pay?
This is.. beautiful. Terrifying. Slightly beyond me. I don't understand quantum mechanics, but I do understand how all of this demented Regulus so much. Parts of it made me cry, namely when Sirius asked him to join them and Regulus refused. And it's a perfect ending, complete with the quote. Artistic timing. Although you did switch things up a bit from how J.K Rowling wrote the story of Regulus and Kreacher switching out the lockets. This was painful to read, because it led up to a conclusion I already knew, but I couldn't help begging Regulus inside my head to please, make different decisions. I loved your allusions to Harry as the person to kill Voldemort. And it's a brilliant concept, Regulus being a mad genius, comparable to Dumbledore.
Wow. Just, wow. Well, not just wow.
I loved the way you portrayed Oliver Wood. He was still the same Wood we knew from the books, but the background made so much more sense of him. The backstory of his father was good, although it seemed the slightest bit cliche at a few points. The OW/CD felt a little rushed, but I loved how you managed to wrap the concept of this story all up into a little bittersweet bow at the end.
Author's Response: Thank you for the review. The trouble I had with this story is that because it was written for a class, I had to keep it as a oneshot, so the backstory had to be kept as concise as possible - hence the cliche. I also had to speed up the relationship between Oliver and Cedric for the same reason. What I tried to do was to show that it was Oliver seeing Katie that sped things along for. If it hadn;t been a oneshot then I would have spread it over a few chapters. Thank you again for the review and the crit - it's much appreciated. ~Carole~
The bits about Lupin made me cry a little. SO good.
Author's Response: Thank you. I cry for Lupin as well. ~Carole~
hahahahahaha. I love your silly oneshots.
Author's Response: I'm glad the silly ones make you laugh. They're fun to write, although quite hard as well. ~Carole~
What could possibly be a higher form of madness than falling in love with someone who does not share your feelings? Well, for starters, if that person happens to be your best friend, then that certainly qualifies.
Albus Potter has fallen prey to this quandary, and through a self-exploratory journey, he learns much about what it’s like to love and what it’s like to lose himself.
This placed second in the February Great Hall Month of Love Challenge - First Love.
This fic was nominated for a 2010 Quicksilver Quill Award - Best Same-Sex Pairing.
Interesting pair-up. Overall I thought it was pretty good, although I would have reeally liked to see more detail.
I'm glad you stopped by to read! This really wasn't slated as a detail piece so much as a highlight of the pivotal points in Albus's obsession with loving Scorpius, but I would be interested in what you saw that could be improved. I'm always up for editing for quality, so if you feel strongly about it, please leave a second review with what you think could have been done better.
Thanks again for stopping by. :)
aw, cute. mildly sad and slightly confusing ending. but really nice.
Author's Response: Confusing? Do you mean the end. Hmm, might make more sense if you read my Lavender chaptered fic (Lavender, blue a Gryffindor True) You'll get an idea of who she could well be marrying. ;-) Thank you for all your reviews today. ~Carole~
I have spent the larger portion of an afternoon reading way too many of your oneshots. Please keep writing them, they're amazing!
Author's Response: Thank you very much for the review. I doubt I'll stop writing oneshots, for I have too much fun with them. ~Carole~
Arthur Weasley has an obsession. He can’t keep it off his mind. It tinges every thought in his head and consumes his dreams. He can’t concentrate on anything else. His friends, the ones who haven’t given him up as a bad job, tell him he’s crazy and he knows they’re probably right. But that’s not even the worst part. Do you know what the worst part is?
She’s completely oblivious.
…And you thought it was Muggle Studies he was obsessed with.
Chapter 6: Quidditch and Kids is up!
This was wonderful! I'm so glad someone did a Molly/Arthur. I really liked how you portrayed Molly as so sweet, but so fierce, just like the books. Arthur falling in love with her just felt so natural to read, it made sense. I hope they get together soon, I'm really curious as to how this story will turn out. BTW: excellent use of the phrase 'scarlet woman." :D
Author's Response: Haha, thanks! I'm glad you've enjoyed it, and extremely glad it felt natural for Arthur to fall in love with her. Phew! =D The next chapter is coming soon, it's almost finished. I hope you'll continue to read and review!
Growing up fully immersed in the early sixteenth century English aristocracy, all Anne Boleyn ever wanted was the chance to make her own choices. When she is suddenly thrust into the magical world of wizards and witches, her life is forever altered.
The seventh son of a seventh son sifts through papers on his desk in the Headmaster’s Office. His cousin, the six son of a six son, toils in the shadows bring his brethren down. They both know that the support of Anne Boleyn will be essential.
This is the tale of Anne Boleyn, her efforts to preserve justice in the face of adversity, and her influence on society that continues to this day.
At the beginning of this tale, one may wish to note that Anne has five fingers on her right hand.
Everything is not what it seems.This story is down for revisions. You can still read the prologue, though.
i am so excited that someone wrote an Anne Boleyn fic. The story so far is great, but two things bothered me: firstly, the lack of Old English. People of this era did not talk like that, although I understand that you probably did that to minimize confusion. Secondly, although this is merely trivial, in your Sorting song, you only mentioned Slytherin as wanting pure-bloods. As a Slytherin myself, I feel it necessary to mention that Slytherin qualities include ambition and cunning, as well as others. Sorry to be nitpicky, and I really do like your story.
Author's Response: Of course Slytherins have other qualities, and you'll actually see some of those later on in this fic ;) that was just what worked out in the song. I don't think you mean Old English, which was used before Anne's time. She lived during the century that was the transition from Old English to Modern English (I just Wikipedia'd it, and it's called "Early Modern English" go figure hehe) but I see what you mean. Thanks for reviewing! I'm glad you like it! :) ~Virgil
Albus Potter had what some would call a fascinating job -- working for the Magical Law Enforcement's intelligence department. But when suspicious activity caused the Ministry to think the infamous Knights of Walpurgis were up to something, their leading expert was called into action.
In disguise and out of his mind, Albus embarked on an impossible task, but when things started turning for the worse, why were his only thoughts about the one person he would hurt along the way?
This story was nominated for a 2011 Quicksilver Quill Award: Best Next-Generation Story AND Best Same-Sex Pairing Story
Wow. I'm somewhat torn between chucking you in a loony bin and giving you an award. Not that I would actually be able to do either of those things, obviously. I loved this story, crazy as it was - and awkward as it was to read at some points. I'm glad Albus ended up with Scopius! It was an amazing story.
This story was meant to be the ultimate masquerade gone awry, and this is what came out. I knew when it was finished, it would be either brilliant or batsh*t, but somehow, it ended up being both. I'm not sure what warped place in my mind produced this story, but it was fun to write. I'm glad you enjoyed it, and thank you for reading/reviewing!
Aw! This is so cute! I love that you used characters we don't know much about, and really gave them personality, cause honestly, who is Susan Bones except that one Hufflepuff girl? Really great.
Author's Response: Thank you. Although, I'll venture that Susan Bones is more that just that one Hufflepuff girl. She's also brave enough to join DA, fight at the Battle and loses most of her family to Voldemort. I like writing minor characters though because there's much more scope for stories. Thanks again. ~Carole~