The Semiclassic 'everyone has been lying to Harry about everything' plot. Very AU. Bashing of pretty much everyone. Mind Control Sex. Language. Dumbledore decides the Old Families won't tolerate th...
- And so "The Great Escape" begins with knowledge. Really, Ginny is totally incompetent at opsec to have written that down with no "eyes only" or other protective spell. If Dumbledore is getting new members like that, it's no wonder he's losing to Tom. Good moves on Hermione's part, though.
It's a well-done bit of back story, too, that succinctly, but fully, explains how the situation in the first chapter came to be. Methinks there're going to be a lot of embarassed "Light" figures when this is over and the dust settles.
Author's responseI've always been in the 'back story is the real story' camp. Back stories tell about people.
- I enjoyed your one shots and Trademark Dispute, and I am finding this tale interesting as well.
However there is one thing I do not understand, nor am all that fond of. That being your recap of the the last scene of the prior chapter in each new chapter. It's like a speed bump. Not a major thing, I've learned to just skip forward to the first break and then pick up reading there. But you're the writer so do what you want, as long as you're happy I can work around it. I appreciate you putting these stories out here and I thank you for them.
Others have mentioned not liking the recaps, they're done.