THE LAST CHAPTER :( NO. I am sad, but I have favourited the story so that I can read it over and over again. I just want to say, before I read the ending, thank you. Thank you for coming up with this wonderful piece of writing, for your amazing imagination, to Mel for convincing you to write it, to Rachel to betaing, and to Julia for recommending it to me.
You truly are a fantastic writer and I hope that you continue to write for many years. I am a huge fan of your work and I hope to be able to read and review some more (if not all, although that may be a mean feat that takes a while) of your stuff. And now onto the last chapter...
Your quotes are beautiful. I think I'll write them down just to remember them, to look back on them and reflect. I might even start a dream diary, although I tried that once when I was 11 and I realised that I can't describe accurately, and that my dreams were insane.
Draco and I are alike in this respect: "Draco sulks and fiddles with the Muggle car radio, fighting Harry off so he can listen to the oldies station". The oldies are always the best (especially David Bowie, he's my man)
"He thinks: this one." Okay, this line is probably crazy simple, but could you explain it a bit to me? I'm a dunce, and the simple lines always catch me out. Come to think of it, the complex ones do too. I'm just a dunce all round.
Oh no Harry has stopped eating. If he's stopped, does that mean he stays in his dream world forever because, well, he can't wake up without food? I don't know whether I'm just trying to make things fit, but I want them to. I want them to so badly.
NO. IF YOU KNEW HOW HARD I WAS TYPING, YOU WOULD UNDERSTAND THE EMOTIONS I AM FEELING. WHY WOULD YOU MAKE THEM CRASH? AND ALL BECAUSE OF SOME (delicious) PASTRIES? ;_;
I cannot describe my emotions right now.
I want to procrastinate for a moment. Bear with me. So Harry collapsed in reality (without Draco) and was dying for lack of food. And Harry and Draco were hit by a truck in the dream (or what I hope is reality). And then Harry dies in the real world, to be pulled into the dreamworld, but then dies in that as well? Please let me know or I will be filled with these emotions for so long and I won't be able to read another fic with Draco in without thinking of his affinity for pastries and his awful cooking skills :(
This fic is beautiful. It's like Inception, Source Code, The Matrix and Memento all rolled into one. It not only captures the question of what is real and what isn't real, but also the true feelings of love and loss. You not only make Harry seem like Harry, but you make him your own which is something that has to be congratulated.
Your Draco is beautiful. Beautiful in a way that I never thought I could think of him as being. You have added a whole new side to him that I hope (I hope so much) is there, or could have been there if it wasn't for Voldemort.
Annie, you are gifted. Truly, you are. This is one of the most thought-provoking and beautiful pieces of writing that I have ever read, that not only tells a love story, but also asks questions of the readers that I know have never been asked before. I am in awe of you. And I am beyond happiness knowing that you are my friend.
Lots of love,