- I think I've just figured out who the protagonist is, and I have my suspicions about the young Gryffindor...
Right on both counts, it seems, though I'm pretty sure James is more than two years younger than Tom. Not to sure what the secret at the end is, though.
(#) Lira_Snape 2006-07-08Even though it violates canon quite a bit, concerning that Tom was at Hogwarts around 1945 and James in the 1970s, quite interesting. I usually read only Harry-centric and probably wouldn't have read it if it hadn't said Harry among the characters. But a story well worth the read. More like this, please!
(#) VampyreRayne 2011-07-23I got it! I understand COMPLETELY! I think it's funny the other reviewers were confused, since it was so clear to me. The whole point is that one of them doesn't belong there. One of them isn't actually there...not in any real way. Or not in any normal way. It's almost like...like crossing a threshold in time. Like they were both there, in that hallway, on a Christmas Night, at one point in time...and somehow they were there together, despite the time that separated them.
It's a fascinating concept and I quite enjoyed reading it. I was a bit disappointed that the boy was James, though, since I'd hoped it was Harry...but it's okay. I suppose it couldn't be, since unless Harry was only a first or second year, he'd have recognized Tom. James is better for that reason, I suppose. All-in-all, a delightful read.
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