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A Cataclysmic Reaction by MerrryD
Rated: 6th-7th Years [Reviews - 10]

Summary:

Eyes meet.

Silence.

Heat.

Time stops.

Two hearts beat.

Do you believe in love at first sight?

Do you believe in soul mates?

Do you believe in forever?

Do you believe that life isn’t worth living without him?

Do you believe that you can't go on without her?

Rose/Scoprius



Categories: Other Pairing Genre: Warnings: Character Death, Sexual Situations, Strong Profanity, Suicide, Violence

Word count: 512 Chapters: 1 Completed: No
Published:
03/18/09 Updated: 03/24/09


Reviewer: Kantaka Signed
Date: 03/24/09 Title: Chapter 1: Prologue: Divided

First of all... I eat my words of dislike for ALL Next-Gen fics when I read stories like this.

Your writing style is quite impressing. I certainly like it.

I'm troubled about the whole Romeo&Juliet set up of the story... For the childish reason I don't liek it when characters die!! I suppose I'm going to have to be a 'witch' enough to deal with it! Your writing surely seems like worth taking it.

I liked the descriptions you made of Scorpious and Rose. And the general idea that after Voldy Grys and Slyths just got even worse. Given that Slytherin was 'the house that run', I wouldn't put it past Gryffindors to rub it in anytime they had the chance...

I found the idea that McGonagall failed to keep them from fighting that violently a bit extreme. But it does seem possible deep down. She is getting old... The parents surely encourage it... And it's mandatory for a Shakespearean tragedy to overlook certain aspecs, I guess.

I also found interesting the fact that you decided to make Rose and Scorpious start off as foes. Tricky choice!!

I am anxious to read more about this starcrossed lovers soon. How do they overcome their initial loathing especially!! And what happens once they do...

What role does a Mr. Albus Potter play to this story... And so on!!!

I really hope you update soon!!

Again, I tip my hat for your spotless narrative style. I'm sure dear ol' Willy is proud he inspired you!!

Cheers,

- K

Author's Response: Yay! A Next-Gen convert! :D -blushes- Thank you for all your wonderful comments . . . particularly about my writing style. ;) I had an internal battle with myself about McGonagall keeping the students in line, too, but I figured that if there were enough students causing enough problems frequently, that it would escalate to such a scale that she would be unable to manage it. -giggles- I hope dear ol' Willy is proud . . . I can only hope that I can do his masterpiece justice. Thanks again for your lovely review! xox Mere

 

Vampire - Ghost Child! by Equinox Chick
Rated: 1st-2nd Years [Reviews - 25]

Summary: Rosalburga Aphrodite Black is no ordinary Hogwarts student. First - she's American. Second - she's only just discovered she's a witch. Third - her mother is a Vampire. Fourth - her father is Sex!God Sirius Black.

Things are about to get very exciting for the new R.A.B.

This is a tale of high dram and passion. This is a tale of extreme cliche's. This is a tale that may never be seen again.

Disclaimer: I'm not JK Rowling or even Stephanie Meyer

Categories: Orphan Genre: Warnings: Character Death

Word count: 685 Chapters: 1 Completed: No
Published:
04/01/09 Updated: 04/01/09


Reviewer: Kantaka Signed
Date: 04/28/09 Title: Chapter 1: Prologue - How they met.

That was quite fun to read.

Even thought I must admit I never read anything of Mrs. Meyer...

I liked seeing the Marauders misbehaving like in the old days once again.

Sirius' ending statement was very amusing!!

Author's Response: Thank you. It was fun to write as I can't often get away with total cliches in normal fics. Sirius is such a player. Carole xxx

 

Seven by A H
Rated: 6th-7th Years [Reviews - 12]

Summary: Ebony Burkes, a skillful seventh year Hogwarts student has come across a book in the Restricted Section of the library. It is an old, tattered book, long abandoned, shoved behind several books. The passages are filled by hand, not print, and images in the margins depict peaceful characters, all consumed with what looks like glee.

As Ebony does not know Latin, she does not understand what the writings say. When she sees, in the very back, a picture of all seven characters depicted in the pictures, she unknowingly casts the incantation written beneath.

What Ebony Burke does not know is that she has unleashed the seven deadliest, most powerful curses onto a few choice students of Hogwarts. Those affected are those who have already felt the fire of these sins, for the sins seek out their most comfortable homes. And unless these seven can defeat their sin, overcome its pull, they will, without question, be destroyed by its fire.

Categories: General Fics Genre: Warnings: Alternate Universe, Character Death, Sexual Situations, Strong Profanity, Violence

Word count: 3483 Chapters: 3 Completed: No
Published:
04/20/09 Updated: 08/06/10


Reviewer: Kantaka Signed
Date: 06/27/09 Title: Chapter 1: Prologue: Ebony's Incantation

WOW!! Pretty cool and interesting. She unleashed the seven capital sins on Hogwarts!! Hope everything keeps as interesting as it started!!! Awesome!!

 
Reviewer: Kantaka Signed
Date: 06/27/09 Title: Chapter 2: Chapter One: The Flight of Humility

Pride, uh? That's what's gotten into dear old Potter?

I smell Greed creeping up Ron... or maybe Glutonry? Lust reaching our darling Ginny or may be Cho? Avaritiousness... perhaps the twins? And do we get to see more of Ebony? Did she come clean and say what happened? Maybe the sollution is in the mystery Latin booklet!! Soooo curious!!!

Update soon!!

 

Aunt Muriel, Carrion Crow by Kerichi
Rated: 3rd-5th Years [Reviews - 2]

Summary:

 

Teddy called Aunt Muriel a nasty old cow. Rose sees her as a carrion crow.

 



Categories: Poetry Genre: Warnings: None

Word count: 293 Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes
Published:
05/13/09 Updated: 05/13/09


Reviewer: Kantaka Signed
Date: 05/13/09 Title: Chapter 1: Carrion Crow

I will!! Lovely poem! It's very much in character with Murriel!! Kuddos!

Lovely!!!

Author's Response: Thank you! Rose is feeling a little bitter about Muriel, but even when you're down, black humor surfaces. :)

 

Friends in Unlikely Places by Equinox Chick
Rated: 1st-2nd Years [Reviews - 14]

Summary: Hermione Weasley (nee Granger) was always top of the class. Everything she needed to know she found out from books.

But no book can help her bond with her child. Will a chance encounter with a stranger will put her back on the right path?

Categories: Post-Hogwarts Genre: Warnings: None

Word count: 1645 Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes
Published:
05/14/09 Updated: 05/14/09


Reviewer: Kantaka Signed
Date: 05/15/09 Title: Chapter 1: A Natural Mother.

I'm hoping this one will get you warm and fuzzy!!

That one shot was bloody lovely!!! I literally addored it!! And the overall idea of Astoria and Herms becoming friends and having playdates from Scorpious and Rose on the sly!!! Hehehe!!

Ron would have a cow... Draco might have a complete ranch!!

I do hope things became easier for dear old Herms later... Poor girl!

Great story!!

Author's Response: Ron would have a cow... Draco might have a complete ranch!! LOL. That has to be the best comment I've read all year (okay, I know it's only May but still funny.) Thank you for the review; it's definately made me giggle.

 

Eyes Wide Open by sorrow_of_severus
Rated: 3rd-5th Years [Reviews - 29]

Summary: Dandelion Dursley is heartbroken to leave her mother and beloved grandfather, Dudley, to start her first year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Little does she know that she will blossom in her training as a witch, discovering that she has a highly rare magical talent. She will also befriend The Forgotten Ones: Lily Luna Potter, Albus Severus Potter, and Hugo Weasley.

Categories: Next Generation Genre: Warnings: Sexual Situations

Word count: 7511 Chapters: 7 Completed: No
Published:
05/21/09 Updated: 08/28/10


Reviewer: Kantaka Signed
Date: 06/11/09 Title: Chapter 2: Chapter 1

Alright... I still intend to see where this is going, but I must say, I did not think the way you portrayed Prof. Sprout was too keen. The dirt was Ok, but I suspect she'd be more on queue as to how a muggle would dress up, either that or Hogwarts would just send in a muggle-born teacher in order to be able to understand the situation more clearly. I imagine Hagrid was sent in Harry's case because of all the protection around the 'Chosen One'.

I also feel you cut the chap a bit abruptly... I suspect Dandelion would have quite a bit of questions for Granpa Dudley then and he would have to explain a lot of things he doesn't know about or understand.... She's 11, she's naturally curious!!

I'm left with a million questions unsanswered myself!! I want to learn more, much more about her and her reaction to this!! Its a big thing being told you're a witch!! Keep the good work!!

Author's Response: I wasn't too sure of my characterization of Sprout, either, but my beta thought she was okay. I was more concerned with Sprout's behavior and speech, though - I was afraid that she came across too much like McGonagall. As for the clothes, it seems like almost every (non-Muggle-born) witch and wizard seems to have trouble with Muggle dress. For example, at the Quidditch World Cup, what stood out about Barty Crouch Sr. was the fact that he actually managed to look like a Muggle businessman, which indicates that he pulled off quite the feat for someone in the magical community. Still, I guess we each come away from the HP books with our own impressions. You may very well be correct in criticizing my description of Sprout's style of dress. Don't worry. Dandelion's frustration about being kept in the dark somewhat will come out over the next couple of chapters.

 
Reviewer: Kantaka Signed
Date: 06/01/09 Title: Chapter 1: Prologue

I think it's a fairly interesting plot so far. I suppose Dandelion wil grow into a lovable character.. I'm intrigued about Ella, it'd be interesting to find out more about her life and how she grew up!!

Please, update soon! ;)

Author's Response: I'm glad you're enjoying the story. I'm planning on submitting Chapter 1 to the queue today. Unfortunately, there isn't much about Ella until Chapter 2. Hang in there!

 

Fire & Ice by PlonkerOnDaLoose
Rated: 6th-7th Years [Reviews - 11]

Summary: “But if I’m fire,” I protested, “and you’re ice, what do we have in common?” Tom smirked, reaching up and twisting a strand of my hair around his finger. “Destruction.” I pressed my knife to his throat, drawing blood. “My feelings exactly.” TR/GW

Categories: Dark/Angsty Fics Genre: Warnings: Violence

Word count: 9590 Chapters: 2 Completed: No
Published:
05/31/09 Updated: 06/25/09


Reviewer: Kantaka Signed
Date: 06/09/09 Title: Chapter 1: Chapter One

No idea of what yo uasked for... but I'm highly interested in how on Earth you are planing to pair up a post-CoS Ginny with Tom Riddle. Especially after witnessing him murdering Harry Love-of-her-life Potter!! This should be fun!!! *grins*

I like your writing stile and the fact you've chosen to tell the story from Gin's PoV, in the first person.

Keep it up!!

 

Good Night, Albus by Gmariam
Rated: 3rd-5th Years [Reviews - 9]

Summary: A series of drabbles written for the Ravenclaw Almost-Gauntlet, this story includes nine scenes from Albus Severus Potter's time at Hogwarts, beginning with his surprise sorting and following him through Quidditch, O.W.L.s, and a very important relationship. It concludes with a touching reflection on so many memories from over the years.

Categories: Post-Hogwarts Genre: Warnings: Character Death, Slash

Word count: 7989 Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes
Published:
06/13/09 Updated: 06/13/09


Reviewer: Kantaka Signed
Date: 06/13/09 Title: Chapter 1: Good Night, Albus

Wait... I don't get it... Albus died???

Why is James taking to his son in the past tense???

Author's Response: I guess the last drabble wasn't very clear, alas. Yes, James is talking to his son about Uncle Albus in the past tense, which means he is no longer around. It's something I'm working on in another story that creeped into this one. We fanfic writers like to think we are all clever sometimes by linkiing up our stories, lol. Thanks for reading, I hope that makes it more clear! ~Gina :)

 
Reviewer: Kantaka Signed
Date: 06/13/09 Title: Chapter 1: Good Night, Albus

MMm... I realise my review was a bit short, and un-review-ish.

Allow me to start by stating the obvious, I lked the story. I found it rather enjoyable and interesting. I really liked the little warm pieces of everyday life you portrayed in it.

I found the pre-Quidditch squirmish between brothers particularly enjoyable - specially how you made James much like his grandfather and how most of the Potter-Weasley clan cheered for Albus even if he was not in Gryffindor!

My curiosity was peaked by the females on Al's litle friend group, since the accent is put in Al and Marcus... Quite a surprise, btw. I must have overlooked the warnings, oopsie. But I think it was very well-handled, sweet and subtle.

Oh! And I'm as sure as hell puzzled as to why and how Albus died!!

Author's Response: Thank you for the second review! I really appreciate your comments. I'm so glad you enjoyed it. Thank you for the compliment on Albus and Marcum - I'm still unsure about that scene and appreciate knowing someone found it sweet and subtle. As for the end - again, it's something else I'm working on so it might be a little while before you have your answers, sorry. But thanks again for reading this story and leaving a review!! ~Gina :)

 

The Malfoy Family by Kerichi
Rated: 1st-2nd Years [Reviews - 12]

Summary:

 

Da da da dum, snap! snap!

 

A poem inspired by the Addams Family theme song.



Categories: Poetry Genre: Warnings: None

Word count: 136 Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes
Published:
06/27/09 Updated: 06/27/09


Reviewer: Kantaka Signed
Date: 07/07/09 Title: Chapter 1: Da da da dum, snap! snap!

Oh!! Oh!! Just remembered! We HAVE to know what transpired between Rose and Scorps' parents during his tete-a-tete with his grandpa!!

Quite funny. Liked the song. Hey!!! It should go on the Meremuggles script!! How can I nominate it for that!!??

Author's Response:

I'll have to figure out how to weave that into the next chapter. ;)

I don't know. Is there a thread in the Beta forums? Thank you for wanting to nominate it!

 

Suddenly a Stranger by minnabird
Rated: 3rd-5th Years [Reviews - 9]

Summary:

It's about one moment
That moment you think you know where you stand

Lily Evans is a girl with strong opinions about the people around her. There's Severus Snape, a dear friend whose flaws she can overlook. And then there's James Potter, bullying, arrogant archnemesis of her first friend at Hogwarts.

And in that one moment
The things that you're sure of slip from your hand

And then one day, the tables turn, and she suddenly realizes that not only do the people around her change....but that she herself is about to undergo the biggest change of all.



Categories: Marauder Era Genre: Warnings: Mild Profanity

Word count: 1568 Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes
Published:
07/12/09 Updated: 07/19/09


Reviewer: Kantaka Signed
Date: 07/21/09 Title: Chapter 1: Suddenly a Stranger

Hey!! GREAT one shot!!

I was just as readable and enjoyable and cannon compilant that you might have snuck it out of JKR's scrapbook!! You didn't, did you??

Abs lovely! Hehehe... Lily was rambling for a bit there, totally exhasperated by the situation. I REALLY liked it!! Awesome piece of work.

Author's Response: No, I did not steal it out of JKR's scrapbook...but I'm flattered that you would suggest it. :P (If I had access to JKR's scrapbook I think I would die of awesome. Just think how much info...-drools-).

 

Meet the Weasleys by dominiqueweasley
Rated: 3rd-5th Years [Reviews - 9]

Summary: There are a lot of people we don't know on the Weasley family tree, and we're about to meet a few of them... in some rather interesting situations.

This is a collection of one-shots I've been writing ever since Deathly Hallows was released about the next-generation Weasley/Potter family.

Categories: General Fics Genre: Warnings: None

Word count: 5499 Chapters: 3 Completed: No
Published:
07/20/09 Updated: 08/16/09


Reviewer: Kantaka Signed
Date: 07/24/09 Title: Chapter 1: Audrey

Awh!!! It was such a bittersweet tale!! I'm so sorry for Audrey!!

I liked it very much and I hope you keep posting one shots like this!!!!!!!! Kuddos for a really cool chap!!

Author's Response: Thank you so much! I was interested in Audrey as soon as JKR revealed who Percy married... I wondered who in their right mind would fall in love with him, and this just seemed to fit! :)

 
Reviewer: Kantaka Signed
Date: 07/31/09 Title: Chapter 2: Dominique

fan-BLOODY-tastic!!!

Loved it!! The kids, you portrayed their misbehaving soo sweetly!!

I addored it!!!!! I expect you'll be posting something about James, maybe how he was bored out of his head during said ceremony???


Great story!! I thought you had a really good idea, having them seeing Wicked. And Ron loosing the bet and all was very enjoyable!! Did they go see Nemo??

Author's Response: Thank you so much! Yes I will be writing about James at some point though I haven't written it yet. They did see Nemo... I thought Dominique would enjoy that especially since the fish are almost as clueless about muggles as wizards are, so the kids could definetely sympathize.

 

What's Done is Done by Kerichi
Rated: 3rd-5th Years [Reviews - 17]

Summary:

 

Plan A: Convince Father to respect Scorpius' decisions.

Plan B: Risk scrambling Lucius' brain with a Memory Charm.



Categories: Post-Hogwarts Genre: Warnings: None

Word count: 1242 Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes
Published:
07/20/09 Updated: 07/20/09


Reviewer: Kantaka Signed
Date: 07/20/09 Title: Chapter 1: The Sticking Place

YAY!!!!

Addorable!!

I am ubber thrilled of the way you portray Astoria like Draco's support. The suggestion Draco needed a shot of firewhiskey before thinking of facing the Weasley is soo funny!!

Like OLS, I love your fics!!!

Keep the awesome work!!!

You're a gem!!

Author's Response:

In the books with Pansy stroking his hair and ego, :D, and Myrtle oozing sympathy, his mum sending packets of sweets, Draco's shown to be a man who needs feminine love and support, so I'm glad he has Astoria to lend him the right kind of strength and not be a true Lady Macbeth! :)

Thank you for being so sweet!

 

Christmas Lights by Hermione_Rocks
Rated: 1st-2nd Years [Reviews - 9]

Summary: Hermione is home for the Christmas holidays. On her way home from buying chestnuts, she runs into the last person she ever expected to see in her Muggle neighborhood. Mild Draco/Hermione.

Categories: Hermione/Draco Genre: Warnings: None

Word count: 1225 Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes
Published:
07/23/09 Updated: 07/23/09


Reviewer: Kantaka Signed
Date: 07/24/09 Title: Chapter 1: Christmas Lights

hehehe... kind of farfetched... I mean Draco was scheeming Dumbledore's death by then. Don't fancy him accepting Hermione's invitation to dinner. But it was a pleasant lovely read nevertheless.

It put a smile on my face the ending with them bickering like children that don't accept they are infatuated with each other. Addorable!!

Kuddos!

Author's Response: I suppose you're right. But, in my defense, trying to kill Dumbledore is hard work. Draco could use a little distraction every now and then, hmm? =P I'm glad you liked the fic though. Thank you for reviewing!

 

Reluctant Promises by Penny1200
Rated: Professors [Reviews - 97]

Summary:

As a part of his punishment for his part in the war, Draco was sentenced to a year living as a Muggle in the Muggle world. Harry ropes Hermione into serving as Draco's liaison with the Ministry and guide to the Muggle world. Can she open his eyes to the joys of Muggle living or will she Avada him first? Set post-DH, ignores epilogue.



Categories: Hermione/Draco Genre: Warnings: Epilogue? What Epilogue?, Sexual Situations, Strong Profanity

Word count: 35392 Chapters: 6 Completed: No
Published:
07/06/10 Updated: 08/04/11


Reviewer: Kantaka Signed
Date: 07/15/10 Title: Chapter 1: Chapter 1

Luna Potter is definetily something you have to explain... I mean, give some explanation on how a Mr. Potter got over Ginny. I remember the warning about how you changed ships around to fit your liking... and of course, Ginny wouldn't have been plotting with Narcissa to fix Draco with her brother's girlfriend... but, it doesn't feel right to have Harry and Luna without an explanation... at least as sentence on how Ginny married her Quidditch trainer...

Aside from that...I liked it very much!

How Draco (quite wisely) assumes Aurors are plain dumb, and Narcissa's change of heart, as well as Lucius stubbornness... and Hermione plotting for payback... I like where this is going very much!!! Great work!

Author's Response: I understand your impatience for answers, but I'm not going to just explain everything right up front; that's not how I write. Various bits and pieces of Harry and Luna's history, including what happened with Ginny, will be filled in as the story progresses. Ginny hasn't just disappeared and will actually show up around chapter 5. Just be patient and you'll get the answers you want. And, until then, pressuring me for answers won't get them any sooner. I write at my own pace to keep true to my vision for the plot. I'm glad you're enjoying the rest of it. Draco's opinion of Aurors was very much my opinion of them from the books -- that there were only a couple of smart ones. I thought that out of all of the Malfoys, Narcissa would be the easiest to change her views of Muggles and Lucius the most difficult (plus, he's not yet had his Muggle year). I hope you continue reading and remember, with patience, you will get the answer to the Luna-Harry-Ginny thing.

 
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