Chaos theory; a nargle flaps its wings in China, and Luna responds differently to Harry during their conversation before the leaving feast.. AU starting near the end of OoTP. Harry/Luna. NB; no nar...
(#) Wonderbee31 2008-08-17 06:04:02 AMOh boy, if that ending wasn't a cliffie there, I've got to say, if Severus or Albus actually ended up either attacking Min with a physical spell or a memory charm, and it seems likely as Snape was too calm for all that she said, then the two of them will have a special part of the lake reserved for them. I liked how things went with Remus, and you hit a feature I never liked about the Marauders, and the twins, no common sensnse when it came to a prank, and always taking it too far. Like how Luna went along and got to spend a moment with Hermione and her mum, and will be wondering if Hermione is the main person she is going to speak with, and will there be new dating trio the rest of the summer vacation?
Author's responseThanks for taking he time for another review.
One of the things I'm aiming for with this fic, is to try and have my characters a little more real life than I usually read in fics.
By that I mean they aren't always right or wrong, good or bad. Sometimes they stuff up, and sometimes they really don't, but others think they do. Case in point was Remus' last quip. It was all in good fun, and should have generated a laugh amongst everyone, but Harry is just too messed up to take the joke. Still, in the last couple of weeks, he's been in a life and death battle, watched his friends injured, learned he's got the fate of the world on his shoulders, etc, etc. so I don't see how he can be anything else but a wreck on the edge at this point in time. Still, things should be getting better for him soon.
As for Min, the good news is I'm already 3k into the next chapter. Shouldn't be as long for the next update.
- Good solid chapter; and yes, most jokesters don't know when to stop. Harry and Luna were very believable.
Obviously Dumbledore had clued in Snape (I don't see how he would have been so prepared unless he was somehow clued in, anyway). If you are at all following canon personalities, he isn't a traitor to the order, so the pair would then be up to something. Of course, if you aren't that leaves things wide open!
Author's responseWhew, thanks DrT, was worried about how the H/L ws going to be received.
I'm not going to drop any hints about what happened in Spinner's End, but I'm aiming for a few 'facepalms' out of it when the big reveal occurs in a chapter or two.. or 3 (depends on how cruel I get).
Oh bugger it, I can't wait.. :D
Hint time. I'm following canon HBP events until I see a need to change the story..
Does that help show what probably happened?
- As I said on your forum using neville & Ron as antagonists later on due to their feelings for the girls is a good idea IMHO.
As for the way things are going, I like the pacing and the way Harry is so accepting of Luna's quirks, even reveling in that uniqueness!
Still I haven't seen any hints about Hermione's views of things... maybe that might be a good chapter on itself!
- That was a great chapter, And the way that you had Harry react to Remus was what I would suspect he would. And the part with Harry and Luna was perfect in the sence that Luna is more than willing to put herself out there for Harry, Hermione is willing to do the same for Harry but her more than low opinion of herself might be stopping her from reaching for what she wants but maybe it was Hermione that Luna needs to talk too, but some one had a good idea of having a dating trio.