Hello there! :)
Ooh I lurved the scene with Snape and Voldemort! It did make me marvel at just what a good double-agent Snape was, and it was chilling to think of Voldemort thinking about training up Tor and her friends while they're still barely more than children. So far in the story, I don't think that we've seen Tor specifically in such close connection to Voldemort... And I really liked that last little mention of Snape's relationship with Lily was very touching, and it was nice to have a tiny peek into another person's life who's been compromised by Voldemort...
One thing I wasn't quite sure about was Voldemort referring to Draco as "the poor little child." I get that it was meant to be sarcastic, but I'm still not sure that Voldy would even have a conception of him as unlucky... I don't know.
Oh no! Tor didn't get picked! That made me sad. Am I right in suspecting that there's something slightly fishy about Griz and that Bludger?
Ooh I can't wait to hear more about Amaris' plan! I'm sure that whatever she's come up with will be amazing...! Pureblood maniacs or not, I really love Tor's friends. They're so supportive and kind, and you write them so wonderfully together.
Yay! Terry came to see her! I really like how you're establishing how perfect they are for one another in some respects, and how mismatched in others. I hated (in a good way!) all the irony going on there when he was talking about Griz's father being a Death Eater, and also the way she just assumed that he was a Pureblood, and sympathetic to the Dark Lord- it's weird, because in the books, we assume that people are against him, unless told otherwise. I like how Tor's relationship with her friends and natural allies is already being altered by Terry, in the bit where she realises that her friends are responsible for his friends' plight.
I absolutely the way things are developing, and there's so much in this chapter that I'm looking forward to seeing the consequences of... This is such an interesting story on so many levels, and I'm looking forward to reading on!
Author's Response: Hello! :)
I'm glad you liked the switch in perspective and seeing what was going on in the rest of Voldy's circle. It is very chilling, and tragic to think about these young people being dragged in, often against their will or being blinded by glory. I'm glad you liked Snape, and you're right, Voldy is much more sadistic than sarcastic, I'll look into that! :)
I know, but she's too busy to play Quidditch anyway! There's definitely something fishy, Griz isn't the nicest person even if she can aim a Bludger. I'm glad you're excited for the plan, and actually like her friends- I think they're great as well, and love writing the dynamics between them.
I know, Terry and Tor are just so sweet together! You're right, they have such a strange relationship that both works and isn't meant to work. I'm glad you liked the irony, I loved writing it and having Tor squirm a little. And yes, she is beginning to see things in a different light already!
Thank you for another wonderful review my dear, I really appreciate it and they make me so happy! :D