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That was great. It's nice reading something humerous by you. Not that your other stories aren't great, but it's a nice change! I thought it was very funny. Good job!
I really like this idea. It's a bit different. :) I can't wait to see where you take it.
Author's Response: I like writing things that are different. I\'m really glad that you like it.
:D Yay, an update! Great chapter, as always. I'm still quite curious as to who Alex's mother is. Is he even really Harry's son, or did he just sort of adopt him? Ah, the burning questions.
I really love this story, and have to say, am glad you didn't forget about it! I can't wait to see what happens. I'm sure it'll be good, since all of your other stories are amazing. You're definitely my favorite author. :D
Ahh! Cliff! I can't wait to find out what happens. I love all your stories; this one is no different. Great job.
This story was beautiful. I just have to review, although my words probably can't sum it up. The writing was lyrical and beautiful. It all flowed together and engrossed. I can picture Petunia watching out the window, memories engulfing her. I see everything from her perspective. I see her life with Lily and the twist it took.
Lovely. I can't say anything more.
I really liked it. It was very cute. I like how you portrait James -- very grown up! The only thing I wasn't fond of was Lily. I always pictured her (through OotP and Jo's information of her) to be popular and independent. In the story, she seems kind of desperate and not very liked by people. Jo said she was very smart and had a lot of friends. I can't see her not going to Hogsmeade because of not having friends or never getting asked out. I liked the story line though :)
Author's Response: I agree with you... To be completely honest, I wrote this before OotP, I think, but I still loved the story when I wrote it so I posted it... Thanks for your opinion, though! :D Yours truly, Amelia Bedelia
I really love this! I really like how you portray James; he's very mature. I found this chapter very nice. I'm glad James and Lily are on a truce, because Lily's anger was getting quite annoying.
I can't wait to see their friendship evolve. I was hoping something like this would happen, or the thief would get sick and James would happen to be the only person who knew the lines and would take over.
Author's Response: I\'m so glad you like James\' character! I absolutely love writing it! As for your theory... you\'ll have to wait and see if it comes true! Thank you for the review! Yours truly, Amelia Bedelia
That was really good! I love the whole Lily scene, when he discovers that she's a witch. I can't wait to read more and see how you take this.
Author's Response: I spent a long time working on that scene to get it just right! I\'m so glad it turned out that well! Yours truly, Amelia Bedelia
Wow, I'm quite in love with James. If Lily doesn't want him, send him this way.
I really enjoy this story, and this chapter! I love the way you portrayed James and Sirius. I can really see Lily actually falling for this James. Lily, on the other hand, is a bit moody and annoying. I hope she mellows out, which I can see beginning to happen.
Can't wait for an update!
Author's Response: Pssh... If Lily doesn\'t take him, you\'re going to have to get through me first! Haha! I\'m so glad you liked this chapter! And, yes, Lily has her flaws... But that\'s what gets her into trouble! And if there was no conflict... there would be no story, would there? ;) Thank you so much for reviewing! Yours truly, Amelia Bedelia
This was really good! I loved it. It was very realistic and I could actually see something like that happening with Lily and James. I love the whole idea of James proving himself to Lily secretly. It was really great!
Author's Response: Thank you! I really sweated that whole proposal, because the person I wrote fro once said she hated the wuick get-together of Lily/James, so I was really worried. Thanks for quenching my fears!
Of course, a slightly hung over Trelawney didn't anticipate being made Luna's right hand woman, but as she clutches her toothpaste tube, she hopes to what ever gods there are that she wore clean underwear that day...
Written for VV for the Turnip Story swap and full of crack!y goodness.
Yay! It's up! *grins*
This is a great story. It's very funny and a great idea!
Thanks for letting me Beta it *hugs*. You should definitely write more humor (or humour, I should say).
Author's Response: Yes, humoUr! hee, you did a great job (or so I though) I shall maim anyone who says otherwise *grins* Or at the very least poke them :D
I've very happy to see this on the site. It's really great. I love it. You could even turn it into a one-shot where James writes this for Lily... Just a thought. Great job!
Author's Response: Thank you! It\'s exciting that people seem to like my poem, since I\'m no professional poet or anything! (even though you did beta it---thanks by the way!) Good idea about the one-shot.....*taps head*
But love prevails, especially love as strong as Ron and Hermione's. Love unconditional and trusting, no matter the circumstances, makes everything just perfect.
Oh wow. That was really great. I loved the twist! The Healer turning out to be Krum's stepsister who wanted him... what a great idea! I really enjoyed this, it was a very well written story along with the perfect amount of fluff. Really great job :)
Author's Response: thank you, keri! i love the twist, too. it just came to me while i was finishing up the story...somehow my subconscious wouldn\'t let ron and hermione have a not-so-happy ending. :)
i\'ve read your stories, too, and you made my heart catch with The Greatest Compliment^_^ thank you again!
I had read this fic a while back, when it was first posted, and I didn't leave a comment then. But, I was sitting here doing my history homework and remembered this story. I really enjoyed reading it and I liked the way you portrayed all of the characters.
I also like how you incorporated Lily's want to drive, to just speed off and forget. A lot of people portray Lily and James as perfect, but it was a difficult time and things were not perfect. There was a war raging and I think you really captured it well.
I also think you did a great job of tying the goddess into the story. I liked her a lot and thought it was a good choice.
Overall, great job. I hope you do well in the challenge!
Author's Response: Thank you very much, I really appreciate you coming back to give me some feedback. It does seem a lot of fics don\'t put any doubt in Lily and James during the war, so it was something I really attempted to incorporate into my fic. I\'m especially glad you like the goddess I chose and how she worked into the story, it makes my day to hear - or read, whatever!
Yayy. I'm glad this got accepted! (I just saw it!)
This is a great fic and I loved Beta'ing it.
I must say, I'm glad it was just a dream. I would hate for something like that to happen to Hermione.
Good luck in the challenge!
Author's Response: Yay! Thank you Keri! :D
Wow! I loved this! I am a closet Lily/Severus shipper. Your characterization of Severus was perfect! He was icy and in denial, but at the same time, you could see the affect Lily had on him.And I loved Lily. She was just as I pictured her, confident and bright. I bet James is regretting standing her up.
What year were they in?
Great job! :D
Author's Response: Thank you for the review, KASK. I appreciate it. To tell you the truth, I hadn\'t really thought about what year they were in. This story was originally a quick response to a challenge we had in Hufflepuff House. *shrugs*. The only thing I really concentrated on was making sure Snape stayed as much in character as possible. I\'m glad you thought I did well with that. Thanks again.
There aren't many Lily/Severus fics out there, so I was very excited to read this one! I'm a guilty pleasure Lily/Severus shipper.
It was very good! I liked how you portrayed Lily and James' relationship. It was perfect, they were laughing and joking in the sunshine, while Severus was in the shaded corner, an onlooker. It was a nice contrast.
The denial on Severus' part is also very well written. It was very believable. Of course he wouldn't want to love a Muggle-born, being the way he is. You didn't make Snape OOC, which is also good. He was stubborn and proud, the way he has always been.
Very good job! I loved it. :)
Author's Response: Aww, thank you so much. Your review just made my day. :)
Haha, Abigail. I loved it! My favorite part had to be the Chris-Draco dare kiss. It was a good way to finish it up. I also thought it was cute how you managed to put a little fluff in (through Angelina/Fred etc). It was cute! Good job!
Author's Response: Thanks, Keri! I know, I had to figure out some way for the Slytherins to lose the game, and I thought a slashy kiss would be one of the only things Draco wouldn\'t do! And hee, I love the fluff parts too. Thanks for leaving a review! *hugs*
I thought this was an interesting take. It was well-written and I liked the way you set it up, but I'm a bit biased. I love James and hate Pettigrew, so I found it difficult seeing things from his perspective or sympathizing with Peter.
I do think the piece was powerful and I liked the formality you used about it, but I found the way Peter referred to James as 'Mr Potter' somewhat strange at the same time.
"And, yet, there is such an irony to it all, for he is the boy I am going to kill."
"Well, James, my old friend, it will be done."
Those two lines gave me chills. There was just something about them; the thought of killing someone, of being so angry that you want his or her blood is just... frightening.
I guess I always pictured James (and Sirius) as someone who valued friendship and because that's how I've seen him for so long, it almost feels as though he is OOC in the story. Of course, he isn't, for we don't really know anything about him, but it just feels that way for me.
But, I do think you have a wonderful style and you really captured everything. You were descriptive and the story had a certain vibe to it. It was very good!
Author's Response: Thank you! I am glad you enjoyed it despite it being quite a negative portrayal of James. My main objective was to show how Peter wasn\'t mentally stable; most of what he was saying about James came from this corrupted obsession he had. I started off with the phrase \"Mr Potter\" just for sarcasm and then realised that it might be something Peter would call him in order to distance himself from his \'old friend\', if that makes any sense.
This was very cute. I loved how you portrayed GInny. She was exactly how I picture her, strong and independent, but at the same time, forever belonging to Harry. And I love the "familiar flame." I just really loved this; it made me smile.
Author's Response: Thank you so much! You are one of my favorite authors, so this mean a lot coming from you.