Despite the fact that I absolutely abhor Nymphadora Tonks, I could really sympathize with her here.
It was all rather bittersweet, as we know they're going to die, but we're still rooting for them to get together ...
Sorry, I don't think I'm making much sense ... kinda sick and rather overtired. Anyway.
I think you captured both of their personalities well. I've always thought that, in the books, Lupin didn't really show his true colors, I suppose- trying to be more cheerful for Harry, you know- but Remus doesn't care what Tonks thinks of him, so he doesn't wear a mask in front of her. And then he's not a particularly likeable person, which is rather rare in fanfiction.
Um. I think your plot is quite plausible. I wish Remus gave more of a hint that he would, eventually change his mind, though I suppose it is unnecessary as we know he will cave eventually. I mean, there was a hint that he cared more than he claimed, but I would have liked a little more.
I love that he isn't gorgeous. He often is, and there isn't any reason for him to be. Not every guy is gorgeous. Annoys me to no end.
Your dialogue was lovely- quite realistic, which is often hard to find- and your description was exquisite.
My brain is sort of dead right now, so I think I'll stop. Lovely story, just like all of your other stories that I've read and been too lazy to review ;) 9/10
Author's Response: Haha, you say that you're brain dead, yet you came out with a very articulate review. :D You're the second person to have mentioned the bittersweetness of knowing that they're going to die, which is interesting. I didn't think of it myself while writing this, yet it is an important thing, knowing ahead of time how this romance is going to end. Even the stuff that goes on before their deaths, when Remus leaves her and then goes back again, it's all very sad.
That's a good idea, having Remus give more of a hint that he likes her. Maybe not in dialogue, but at least in the way he acts, something unconscious, perhaps. I never thought of that, but it would have been a good idea. Darn. I might have to write another, happier, story. :P
I agree that he doesn't need to be gorgeous (there was Sirius for that. just kidding). I mean, Remus is a werewolf, ravaged by what he becomes once a month and the intense sorrow that hangs around him. Even if he was good looking in school, by this time, he's been through a lot. :( I'm glad you like my portrayal of him in that way.
Thanks for this review! I didn't mean to force you into it, but you did do a great job at picking out notable things from the story. I really appreciate it. ^_^