Wow! I never thought I would feel sorry for Malfoy, but I'm glad Hermione realized her true feelings before it was too late.
Great story so far...I can't wait for the rest!
Wow! I just have to say that this is a fabulous story. I especially loved when Sirius urinated on Bella, I don't know if I've ever laughed so hard at a story. I also adore your characterisation of Remus, its perfect.
Author's Response: Hee hee, thank you, that was rather fun to write.
I can't believe it's over...there is something kind of sad when a favorite story comes to an end, but I guess I'll just have to start on your other stories now :) Seriously though, this was great ending to a fantastic story.
*thump* The suspense is killing me!!! :)
Seriously though, great chapter. I especially loved the fact that you brought Peter into the mix. Do you think that Remus can kill hm without feeling guilty? :)
ARRRRGH!!! Such a good chapter, but such a horrible cliffy! I can't wait to find out how Remus makes it out of this, because he will make it out. He just can't die, he can't...*sobs*
"*runs for cover*
Please don’t hit me!!!!!! ;)"
Now why would anyone do that??? But seriously, great chapter! And, I really liked the way the whole "fight" came out. Remus was his typical self and Tonks' reaction is exactly how I would have expected.
Can't wait for the next chapter!
Tonks' world has fallen into shadow. Voldemort has returned, the Order of the Phoenix has risen, and Sirius is slowly drowning in memories and Firewhisky. Tonks needs more than determination to fight the darkness. She needs Remus.
"I'm trying," I whispered. "I'm trying." I guess that about sums it up. Tonks is always trying to makes things right, whatever that may be, but I wonder if she realizes the consequences of her actions. I mean, I know that Tonks is impusive, and that’s what makes her great, but…What is she thinking!? Asking Scrimgeour for favors like that…it can’t come to any good. Anyway, I loved the little hint of Ginny…if she only knew what Umbridge was doing to Harry. And…“I have fleas?” lol! Here’s to another great chapter. Happy Friday once again :)
Author's Response: Tonks does act in haste, repent at leisure at times! She might get asked to do a favour in return. Her whole relationship with Scrimgeour will be a learning experience. I think that\'s one of the many reasons she\'s a little sadder but wiser in HBP!
*Squee* I’m so happy they got back together :) But, I guess this is really just the beginning of the reunion. At some point, they will have to seriously discuss the spell and what it means for the next full moon. My guess is that no matter what Remus says he and Tonks are bound, so there is really nothing he can do but accept it (at least I think he should!). I also like the mini-bunny you have going on with Jerry and Meg. Her comments about magic struck me as very Aunt Petuniaish. I wonder if she knows a little more about magic then she lets on? Oh, and the Sirius-Tonks scene was great! “I buried the rest in the back garden” —priceless. Great chapter as always, and thanks for making my Fridays a little better! *runs off to read the journal entry*
Author's Response: Thank *you* for making my Fridays fab! ^_^ They will talk about the spell before and after the next full moon. Remus will be a work in progress about accepting himself...all parts of himself. He\'s got of emotional baggage to deal with! Glad you liked how Sirius vented his anger and the bit with Meg...she\'ll be showing up again!
Yeah, Evan’s back! Your choice of guests at the luncheon was great…I completely understand why Percy was there, he does seem the type after all. I also liked the bit with Kingsley, “You’re Lola!” lol!
And…“We were both concerned about Sirius’ drinking and the effect it might have on Cami…” So, I don’t know why I just thought of this, but how is Cami going to take Sirius’ death? I’m sure it is not going to be pretty…maybe she’ll need a journal of her own :) Great chapter as always! Oh, and this may seem like a silly question, but how do you arrange for your updates to validate on the same day each week?
Author's Response: Didn\'t Percy once read a book about Prefects and Power? :D Forget Blonde Ambition, he\'s Red Ambition! LOL. Cami will have a very, very hard coping, and will continue to struggle through the HBP story. About updates, I\'d beg if I had to, but luckily this isn\'t a cat with loads of stories updated every week. Speaking of updates, thank you for hopping over you-know-where to review you-know-what! ^_^
As much as I expected Remus to be angrier with Tonks, I think you captured the situation perfectly. It is more “Remus” to be upset with Nymphadora, but at the same time turn the whole thing around on himself and the dangers of his condition. I particularly liked Sirius’ response to Tonk’s actions as well. It is typical Sirius, to see the repercussions on himself before he acknowledges how they affect others. In my mind, I could almost see the deleted scene, an hour or so later, where Sirius notices how upset Remus is, and realizes it’s not all about him…anyway I’m starting to ramble now so let me just say great job as always!
Author's Response: Exactly! Remus turns his anger inward, on himself, the poor love. Speaking of love, I love Sirius, but he does tend to brood and think himself the centre of the universe before realising he\'s not, heh. (Instead of making the most of his time with Harry, what did he do? Drink and brood, Sigh) I do think he had a right to be angry...just not a right to stay angry, so the next time they meet should be interesting!
*rushes in* Sorry I’m late :) As usual, this chapter was absolutely fabulous. The bit with Sirius was awesome. I can’t help but think that Tonks should be a little more sensitive to his feelings, she did just take the over the one thing that only he could do. Oh well, I’m sure she’ll feel guilty enough after The Veil. Speaking of Sirius Author's Response: Cami will cheer Sirius up next chapter. I'm thinking of writing a one shot about it. How does Off the Leash sound? :D That would so rock! And, I loved how you incorporated Remus and his journal so smoothly into the story. Speaking of which…*runs off to another place…*
Oh wait…I keep meaning to ask, are you on the forums? Because I would love to pick your brain in duelling club.
Author's Response: No, I\'m not in the forums. Don\'t you have to be sorted? I\'m a concientous objector to sorting, lol. I\'m glad you like the idea for a one-shot. I\'ll try to write that tomorrow! (and thank you so much for reading the journal wherever you find it! ^_~)
Oh…My…God! I think this may be the best chapter yet, and that is saying a lot since the whole series has been fabulous. I can’t believe Tonks would go to such great lengths to be with Remus during the full moon. Well actually I can believe it, but wow is Remus going to be angry. And talk about a cliffhanger! I don’t know what I’m looking forward to more, the next chapter or Remus’ next journal entry. Fantastic as always.
oh yeah…30 chapters this time *squee*
Author's Response: Tonks is definitely about to learn that even when Remus is a man, he\'s not a tame werewolf! :D Yay for you looking forward to journal entries too! The next will have \'before\' and \'after\' ones. ^_~
OMG! I can't tell you how fantastic this whole series is. I actually read the entire thing in one day...I just couldn't stop! I can't wait to find out what Scrimgeour has in mind for Tonks and how Tonks is going to help Remus with his transformations now that he won't have the wolfsbane. Maybe she should transform into a wolf and they can really enjoy the full moon :)
Author's Response: Since it took the Marauders the better part of three years to learn to become Animagi, I don\'t think there\'s a month crash course...unless you mean like transformed like Malfoy the Amazing Bouncing Ferret....good idea, but not it. :D
*squee* for frisky Remus! He certainly gets more aggressive during that time of the month :) Seriously, I really liked the way you describe the interaction between Tonks and the wolf, it’s so sweet. “I can love the wolf, but I can’t love the wolf.” lol! I love that movie :) Scrimgeour, Percy, Sirius, and even Kreacher were all great. Can’t wait for the next chapter!
Author's Response: Didn\'t they have great conversations in the bathtub? :D Thank you for enjoying frisky Remus...in both forms! ;)
Okay...so I didn't see that coming :)
Author's Response: Life is full of surprises...hope that was a good one! (or at least interesting. :D)
Hmm…so now the Bertram Aubrey question makes sense :) Seriously though, I think the only thing I can say is O.M.G! Love the story, love the chapter, hate the cliffy, but I’ll be patiently waiting for the next chapter…
Another great chapter in another fantastic fic! I was never really a big fan of Snape before, but a friend of mine mentioned your writing so I decided to check it out. After reading everything you've written in the last week or so, I have a whole new appreciation for the misunderstood potions master. Thanks for changing my mind!
Author's Response: Oooh! A new fan of Severus! Hooray! And -- wow, that\'s a lot of reading. Thanks for the review!
*squee* I absolutely loved this chapter! The dynamic between Ginny and Snape is truly inspired. I’ve always thought that Ginny was very much like Lily, and it seems that Snape does too…are we seeing the beginning of a Snape/Ginny thing? :) Seriously…I wonder if Ginny will be able to convince Snape that he deserves to be exonerated (forgiven?) easily as she will be able to convince the ministry.
Author's Response: My, don\'t you have some interesting conjectures here? *has sudden coy moment of Rowling proportions* Thanks for reviewing!
Author's Response: HI! Thanks you, and Merry Christmas back! -Gin
Early Christmas morning, not a Malfoy or Weasley was stirring...except Draco and Ginny, who met for Christmas breakfast and ended up making a meal of Christmas kisses.
*A Tale of Two Matchmakers holiday outtake*
I'm not usually a big fan of Ginny/Draco but when I got the email saying you had a new story, I thought I'd check it out. I have to say, as a Christmas story its very sweet, but as an introduction to A Tale of Two Matchmakers, its even better. I think you have convinced me to go and read the rest of it.....
Author's Response: Oh, wow, that is the nicest thing you can say to a writer, that a story made you want to read another one! Have you ever seen the musical Scrooge? At the end, they sing \'Thank you very, very, very, much!\' I\'m singing that now! ♥