Their plan is easy and foolproof until another Gryffindor decides that he has been pushed around for too long, and takes a step that everyone will regret in the end.
This was originally written for the April Monthly Challenge in TTB, but turned out.. a bit too long. This is the longer, and in my opinion, much better version.
A billion thanks to Natalie for being a fantastic beta and friend!
Haha, I think the funniest thing about this story is the title. Too "Rash" with the "Rash". *grins* Talk about your double meanings!
I love the idea of Molly planning a prank, because it sort of shows where Fred and George got their mischeivious side. Of course, the unfortunate outcome of this prank would also point out why she would be so opposed to their pranks.
It's a real shame that the prank failed. But I suppose, in the end, Molly did get her revenge on Bellatrix though, didn't she?
Anyways, it was a lovely little oneshot that of course makes you wonder about how Molly and Arthur turned from the not-quite-friends in this story to the what we know from canon.
Thanks for the enjoyable read.
The Order of the Ravenclaw House Elves
This is a very interesting story. I actually have known about the premise of the story for a while and I was curious to read it. The Order of the Ravenclaw house elves gave me the perfect excuse. I was always curious about how religion fits into the HP world, since JKR never gives us any real clues. However, I sometimes feel that Christianity is somewhere buried on the edges of the HP series, especially with the words written on the Potters tombstones. "Death shall be defeated" is such a Christian principle.
I always portray the Wizarding world as having a lot of different religions, speaking you have Wizards in every cultures and Muggleborns raised with from Muggle religious backgrounds. But I can also see how they would have the "who needs God" attitude.
Again, your story is well written and interesting and I hope you will continue to write so I can see where you will go with it. I really want to know what the "Dark Matter" is.
You see, now we need Him more than ever. I think you will agree, based on the war that looms over our heads.”
Just wanted to say, I loved this line.
Good job, and please keeping writing.
Order of the Ravenclaw House Elves.
Author's Response: Aw, thanks fellow Claw! You're so sweet. Unfortunately, I haven't had time to write lately. But I do have an outline for ten chapters, plus an epilogue. Hopefully I'll update within the next few weeks, so keep an eye out!
What an awesome little oneshot. It was super funny and clever. All the different Harry’s were brilliant, and I loved that I felt you weren’t just talking about different sides of Harry (which I loved that he quite literally ‘left them behind’) but the out of character Harry’s we see in so many bad fanfictions. It was great to laugh at them, instead of being tortured by them.
A few of my favorite lines were.
“Look," said SuperHarry, trying to keep order. "We need a plan. We can't just run off on an extended camping trip and hope the next Horcrux is delivered to our doorstep by a house elf."
Best line in the entire story, especially since I fondly call DH the Camping Trip of Doom.
Second place for the incredible lines in this story is: “Stay in canon, stay in canon," hummed DrunkHarry.
Takes me back to the fanfictions I’ve read where these Harry’s were (or others. I think there are about 101 Hermiones.) and I’ve been banging my head against the desk begging them to do the same.
So, bravo. I greatly enjoyed this.
Author's Response: Thank you so much for coming to read this! I'm glad you did (I totally understand that not everyone likes J/L as much as I do, lol) I really appreciate the lovely review. And you picked up on something I don't think a lot of people picked up on: I wasn't trying to show his character in the books as much as the bad OOC characterization of him in so many fanfics. Yay! I had such fun with trying to narrow the choices down, lol. I'm glad you liked the 'stay in canon' line - it drifts outside the story a bit, but I couldn't drop it once I had written it, especially since I was writing with a wink about fanonHarry more than canonHarry. Thanks again for reading this and the lovely review!! ~Gina :)
This sounds promising, and I simply love Fred/Hermione. I can't wait to see where you go with this.
Nominated for a 2011 Quicksilver Quill Award in Best Dark/Angsty, Best Canon Romance, and Best Post Hogwarts.
Wow. I loved this. I remember reading it as a drabble and loved the glimpse into George's mind. When I found this story and found you had expanded on it, I was ecstatic.
I love the Fred/Angelina/George triangle, and you handled it so well. I especially like the part with Luna -- the way he thought about her and how it was her that made him begin to grieve.
I wish I was one of those people who could write those long, amazing reviews so I could explain just how much I loved this. However, all I can say is, thank you for writing this. It was beyond beautiful.
Author's Response: Thanks! I really struggled with the drabble because I had to cut so much out so I'm pleased you like the one-shot version, as well :) Luna was definitely my favourite part to write, as well as the most challenging! I'm so glad you liked her part. Again, thanks so much for the review. There's no need to write long reviews all the time. Reviews like this make me smile just as much xD