YAY NEW STORY! You know, you said this took a while to write, but it certainly doesn't come across that way to me at all. I think it flowed very well.
This was a great angsty story! You did very well portraying Lily's emotions throughout, and I felt so badly for her! :( I mean, I've never been famous for being the daughter of the man who defeated Voldemort so I can't say for sure, but Lily's resentment towards the media and even to an extent the entire wizarding world seemed understandable. She wants to be just an average girl, and she's forced to be someone she's not, for the press, and she doesn't like who she becomes so she hides in her Muggle music. I could detect some family resentment as well, how she sort of feels her mum is pushing her into it. Thus the spiteful chocolate chips and messy hair haha - I really enjoyed that little scene. Lily trying to be herself despite all the fakeness and the disguise she has to put on.
You really captured the unpleasant side of fame in this, and its effect on one person and on a family. It makes me wonder how Albus and James are dealing with fame too. They seem fine to an outside observer, and to Lily, but who's to say they're not just acting as well, like Lily is... I could definitely detect some sympathy in the way Al was addressing Lily in the beginning. Well, interesting to think about. ;)
This was well written and thought provoking - great work!! ♥
Author's Response: KRISTIN. I am an awful person for not getting to this sooner. My only excuse is NaNo, music exams, and RL in general. Yeah. Anyway.
Thank you! I'm happy I know that someone is excited when I post a new story. :P And I'm so glad you think it flowed well, that was quite honestly my main worry.
Ah you flatter me! I actually felt bad for Lily too, and so I went off and ate chocolate chips, hence her eating chocolate chips. Chocolate is yummy. I was afraid that Lily would come off as too angsty and sorry for herself, so I'm glad you could relate to her in a way. She just wants to be normal, but she never can be because of her family. Lily is trying to be herself, but it gets harder and harder as she forces herself to be more and more fake. I'm quite worried for her really, which is quite pathetic since I wrote her. :P
I'm glad you thought so, I've never been famous so I didn't know whether I got it comepletely wrong or not, I'm glad you think it's okay. ;) In my headcanon, Al and James don't like it, but they can deal with it, whereas I get the feeling Lily will snap sooner or later.
Thank you! I'm so glad you liked it. *hugs* Thanks for reviewing!