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Review:justonemorefic says:
I always feel so bad for Petunia. There is something extra relatable about her because she's a Muggle. She's like us. And she, like I think many readers are, is jealous of this world she can't be a part of. And also how responsibility is thrust upon her. She tries to keep it all together, dealing with her family and Harry and wizards. Forced to deal with a world she hates. I can really see how tired she is in this, how many times she's already had to deal with the same routine.

I like how just like Snape, she remembers Lily through her eyes and through Harry, and how both Snape and Petunia harbored dislike for Harry because of that reminder. It kind of made me think about how even though Harry triumphs over Voldemort, what does it matter to Petunia? It certainly isn't the same appreciation because she's not part of the wizarding world and she'll never get Lily back.

I do wish you'll write more oneshots! These all have been lovely!

Author's Response: I never particularly cared for Petunia, but after I learned more about her in the final book, I started feeling differently towards her. As you said, she's relatable, and despite the awful way she treated Harry, there's something about her many of us can empathize with. I really like your description of her as tired.

Harry's eyes are mentioned so many times in the books, usually in relation to Lily's eyes. I can't imagine Petunia NOT noticing. I do think she feels she lost her sister to the wizarding world, and now she's about to lose her last connection to that world and to her sister. Whatever nasty feelings she may be harboring, that's a big shift in her life. Something she's been living with most of her life is coming to an end.

I actually am working on a one-shot right now for a challenge. I was assigned a Sirius/Remus romance fluff piece involving the stars! It's not something I'd chose to write on my own, haha.

Thank you for all the reviews you've left. I really appreciate you taking the time to read most of my work.


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