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Review #1, by Fonzzx19 Years: Year 7: October Storms

18th May 2016:
Oh no, poor Ron and Hermione :(

Author's Response: I know, things are not going easy for them :(

Thnak you for reading and reviewing! Xx

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Review #2, by FonzzxFlight: Marlene

19th March 2016:
Ok so I read this when you sent it to me and meant to leave a review and then forgot so I've just read it again and my gosh, it just encapsulates the wonderful mess that is Blackinnon so perfectly!

Author's Response: Thank you! I'm so glad you liked it. Definitely want to write more Blackinnon soon :) x

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Review #3, by FonzzxAlmost Doesn't Count: All of Me

23rd January 2016:
Yay, you're back! I've missed this story :)

Author's Response: Thank you!!! I'm glad to be back ;)

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Review #4, by FonzzxPride and Scorpius: Home for Christmas: Rose

19th January 2016:
I did always wonder why Scorpius was so well spoken in particular! Although it is annoying, I can totally understand Rose's position in that respect :)

Author's Response: Yes, there was a reason for why he talks the way he does, and finally I have managed to put it in the story. It has been so clear as to why in my mind, but there was no where else I could put it in till now. So the purebloods have retreated socially to a time when they were the undoubted 'lords of wizardkind' and a symptom of that is all of the proper diction and syntax.

It also fits in nicely with the Pride and Prejudice theme as well. It means that every now and then I can slip in some dialogue from that great work into my own.

Also it's a way for Scorpius to really get under the skin of Rose whilst still being scrupulously polite.

Thanks for the review, as of this response the story as a whole has had 6116 views, and this chapter has had 62; thank you all.

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Review #5, by FonzzxCold Feet: Cold Feet

16th January 2016:
You have taken my ship and sank it right to the freezing depths of the ocean.

I am not sure I can forgive you for this (I am kidding, of course I can because the writing was awesome and I can really feel Sirius' confusion at Marlene's note).

My Blackinnon/Jily for the challenge has now been validated (my character was James but OF COURSE I had to put Blackinnon in there because it's Marauders era) so it's really good to see someone else out there who writes Blackinnon, it seems to be a rare ship on HPFF.

Good luck for the challenge!

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Review #6, by FonzzxHermione Granger: White

10th January 2016:
Poor Hermione! How awful! I hope her parents start to show her some love soon!

Author's Response: Hiya! Thank for stopping by again. This is most likely the beginning for Hermione. She doesn't want to fuss over the fact that she needs her parents. :(


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Review #7, by FonzzxKiss My Lips and Swear to Die: Welcome to Reality

7th January 2016:


-Plums xo

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Review #8, by FonzzxPride and Scorpius: Home for Christmas: Albus

25th December 2015:

This is my Christmas gift review to you, and I'm so glad this chapter was published in time. It did make my day, flicking through and going "oooh a new chapter!" I've been wondering what to leave you for the Christmas gift and now I know!

Sometimes the best chapters are not the ones with the most action, but the ones that explain well about the character and their feelings. It has been a long time since Harry has seen Draco, and I think you're right, Harry would not bear any animosity towards him. I know that Ron probably would, as their fathers hated each other and Ron is much less forgiving than Harry.

I love reading about Albus and Scorpius in any scenario, whether they are in a relationship or they are best friends, and I think they suit each other really well. Now that Albus knows everything, that raises the question (for me), does Scorpius know about his father's role in the war? I think you're right in that Draco would punish himself for his actions much more severely than anyone else would.

Anyway, merry Christmas, and please keep writing!

Author's Response: Hello again, and thank you for this wonderful Christmas gift. I am so not deserving, my own efforts this Christmas have been decidedly sparse.

It was just too good an opportunity; my very next chapter was going to be one about Albus back in time for the Christmas holidays - I just had to post it on Christmas. The next few to come will detail all of the kids and what happens to them when they come home, or at least some interesting things about their holidays. It will also give me a chance to explain a few things and to expand upon some of the reasons behind what I have posited before. Not only that, but we shall see the interactions between the kids and their parents and hence, my take upon what Ron and Hermione and Harry and Draco too are now like. I hope you enjoy them all.

Thanks so much for the praise. This chapter was one I just had to get right. It would explain just how Albus had never heard of the name of Malfoy before. I had to strike the correct balance between what Harry said to Albus and what Albus would want his father to tell him. Reviews like this tell me I just might have succeeded. You have made me very happy. In no small part the chapter was inspired by my readers and their disbelief in how Albus could have never heard of Malfoy before.

I think it's right too. We don't have it revealed much here, but I think that Draco has kept his head down and Harry hasn't really had an opportunity to come across him at all. As for Harry, I believe that he truly is the sort who will forgive and forget. He saw what Draco was struggling to be and only wished him well in his efforts to become a better man.

Ron is a slightly different matter. We will see his reaction in a chapter to come.

Albus doesn't know everything, to correct you slightly, but he knows enough. He doesn't want to know the sordid details, just in case there is something too horrible that he cannot get over - he likes Scorpius for who he is and he doesn't want to jeopardize that.

Very definately, Scorpius knows far more than Albus does about the events of the war and particularly his father's role in it. He said as much in the last chapter. What you said about Draco is spot on, but we won't find out much more about that until quite a few chapters hence. I have written it, but it comes about ten chapters after this one.

I am writing, but thanks for the encouragement and this review was just one of the ways in which I had a merry Christmas. As of this response the story has had 5194 reads in total and this chapter has had 33, thank you all.

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Review #9, by FonzzxForever: Promise

23rd December 2015:
Hello, I'm here for the Ravenclaw Gift Thread!

First of all, I love Teddy and Victoire. I always imagine them to be fluffy with minimal angst, and that Teddy would be too shy to admit his feelings for a long time, and you've managed to capture that perfectly.

I love the little snapshots through time, starting from when they were little children, all the way through to their wedding day. I love how they always pinky swear everything, even now! I just love everything about this story.

Merry Christmas,


Author's Response: Heya Fonzzx!

Thanks so much for this gift, and I'm sorry it's taken so long to reply!

This is such a cute, fluffy fic, and it always makes me happy to look back at it! I'm glad this fits in with how you've imagined it, because it's definitely my head canon as well! I'm happy that you enjoyed the style and their little ritual because it brings a huge smile to face, 4 years later!

Thanks again for the review!


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Review #10, by FonzzxYou Are Cordially Invited: "I Understand, I Do. I Love You."

14th December 2015:
I really really enjoyed this! As much as I wanted them to be together properly, Sirius could never be in a relationship. Also, when Tonks was running around screaming I was saying to Remus in my head "DUDE THAT'S YOUR FUTURE WIFE AND SHE IS AWESOME"

Author's Response: Hello there! I wished Sirius and Aurora could have been together too but I wanted the story to slot into canon directly.
I like to think that Remus struggled with his feelings for Tonks because he knew her as a child. I mean, how weird would it be to love someone you saw grow up? But that's my take.

I literally am going to submit the epilogue after this so there is one little chapter to finish it off.


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Review #11, by FonzzxKiss My Lips and Swear to Die: Darling, This Isn't Wonderland

13th December 2015:
WHAT HAPPENED WHY IS EVERYONE SO TIRED?! I hope we find out in the next chapter! And I am actually starting to feel sorry for Freddie now!

Author's Response: YOU WILL FIND OUT, I PROMISE.


Good. Feel sorry for Freddie, but don't completely hate Alyssa either :)

Plums xo

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Review #12, by Fonzzx19 Years: Year 7: The Figure in White

4th November 2015:
WHAT DENNIS NO! I'm sad that Hermione's not pregnant yet but then I guess it's not even nearly time for little Rose to come along!

Author's Response: If only Dennis had listened to you... Yes it's a bit sad for Hermione. But we know she will end up with her children eventually. Thank you for reading and reviewing! Xx

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Review #13, by FonzzxPride and Scorpius: Halloween

3rd November 2015:
For the Dark Lady. (Just gonna leave that there.)

Author's Response: I am handing over this response to the Dark Lady:-

One acknowledges any true supplicants, and appreciates their loyalty. A faithful reviewer such as your self does not go unnoticed and your reward shall come in the fullness of time. Before I depart I am honour bound to say that as of my address to you, this chronicle of my adventures has been read a total of 4159 times and this particular chapter has been perused no less than 17; my absolute thanks to you all.

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Review #14, by FonzzxSweethearts: Shatter

30th September 2015:
Ok so I’ve been meaning to review all the individual entries I got for the Blackinnon Challenge for a while now… I read them all as soon as they were entered, but never actually got round to reviewing and deciding on a winner… until now!

The first thing I have to comment on is the title. I think that this defines their relationship rather nicely, coming from the phrase “high school sweetheart”. Maybe it’ll last, maybe it won’t, but they only have eyes for each other, which definitely describes their relationship.

Oh, Marlene is Muggle-born here. Canonically speaking, we don’t know what her heritage is, we just know that the McKinnons were a wizarding family. They could all be Muggle-born wizards. I know that Marlene is portrayed as Muggle-born in the film that’s been produced, The Gathering Storm. You should check it out if you like the Marauders, the trailer is on YouTube. Personally I’m really excited for it (and now I’m getting off topic so I’ll go back to reviewing your piece now). Also canonically speaking, Bellatrix was born in 1951 so she probably would have left Hogwarts by the time the attack happened. But it’s totally something she would say to Marlene, or any Muggle-born for that matter.

I also often forget that Sirius and Bellatrix were cousins, and that he can’t get rid of his family completely, no matter how much he tries. They always come back to haunt him.

Teehee, Marlene got Sirius to agree to a date without realising. Although I’d have to agree with Sirius about Madam Puddifoot’s. I think Marlene agrees too to some extent, although she is obviously disappointed that it didn’t turn out to be as romantic as she’d planned.

“Sirius reaches for me hand” I think you mean “my hand”, unless Marlene talks like that, because I know I do!

There’s a lot of speech here, of them both admitting their feelings, but not a lot of description. How does Marlene feel? Panicky? Nervous? How does the kiss feel? Are his lips soft? That’s the only CC I have to make on this piece.

Teehee, bromance is a perfect word to describe James and Sirius’ friendship!

Ack, Sirius predicts what’s about to happen! How often do we see that in real life? I do it all the time! I wish we could keep to all the fluffy stuff but sadly, this must come.

Now it’s Sirius narrating and he seems a bit catatonic. Well, I would be too in his situation. Aw, Peter’s upset too. At least he still cares, even if he betrays them all in the end. And Sirius is in denial too, the first emotion in the grief cycle. I was in denial for days when my best friend died in May.

“I find nothing, but emptiness there.” I’m dead now. I’m curled up in a ball and my feelings no longer exist. Well, I brought it on myself for asking for Blackinnon…

I really enjoyed reading this piece. I enjoyed seeing the snapshots through time, of the different points in their relationship.

After I review everything, I’m going to post the results on the forums. Keep an eye out!

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Review #15, by FonzzxCruel Inheritance: The Morning After

30th September 2015:
Ok so I’ve been meaning to review all the individual entries I got for the Blackinnon Challenge for a while now… I read them all as soon as they were entered, but never actually got round to reviewing and deciding on a winner… until now!

Ah, the prank! I was wondering if anyone would write about it, and how Marlene would feel about it… and here you are, writing it for me!

I love how Sirius acknowledges what he’s done and feels bad about it. I love how the rest of the Marauders aren’t letting him get away with it either. And neither is Marlene, apparently. She calls him out on it and compares him to the rest of his family.

Ooh, the next paragraph has angsty Sirius. Wonderful! I bet he was very moody as a teenager, given his home life. But the Gryffindor in him is making him set it right, as he should.

Ah, Marlene is Muggle-born in your version of events. Canonically speaking, we don’t know what her heritage is, we just know that the McKinnons were a wizarding family. They could all be Muggle-born wizards. I know that Marlene is portrayed as Muggle-born in the film that’s been produced, The Gathering Storm. You should check it out if you like the Marauders, the trailer is on YouTube. Personally I’m really excited for it (and now I’m getting off topic so I’ll go back to reviewing your piece now).

She puts him in his place. Excellent. I adore this.

In the end, we see her comforting him as a friend. We know, because it’s told from his perspective, that he sees her as more than that, and I think she does too. I think she’d be too mad at him if they were just friends.

I really enjoyed this one shot. Nobody else wrote about the aftermath of the prank and it was interesting to see everyone’s reactions, although I think Marlene’s was more important to Sirius at the time.

After I review everything, I’m going to post the results on the forums. Keep an eye out!

Author's Response: Hi! Thanks so much for hosting the challenge and leaving such a nice review!


I do imagine Sirius as a rather angsty teenager, with a cavalier facade that he doesn't manage to maintain in this scene. And I definitely agree that Marlene has feelings for him beyond friendship. I'm glad that came across for you.

I never thought of the McKinnons as a wizarding family - I know they were killed during the war, but in my mind only Marlene was a witch/wizard or involved with the Order. It's always so fun to hear how different people interpret these things!

Thanks again! I really enjoyed writing for this challenge!

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Review #16, by Fonzzxdeteriorating: deteriorating

30th September 2015:
Ok so I’ve been meaning to review all the individual entries I got for the Blackinnon Challenge for a while now… I read them all as soon as they were entered, but never actually got round to reviewing and deciding on a winner… until now!

This is a side of Blackinnon that is rarely deeply discussed. I like how it’s more from Marlene’s perspective, finding her family dead, how she feels, what she sees, smells, hears, etc.

And then Sirius enters the scene.

“Sirius Black doesn’t love Marlene.” I love that line. I think it sums up their relationship nicely.

The imagery in this piece is wonderful. I have often wondered what it would feel like to die, but I’ve never really imagined it in detail. You have done a really good job here.

“She never gave up.” This shows her stubbornness that seems to be universally acknowledged within the fandom but has never outright been said by anything canon. This is Marlene all over, at least for me it is.

I have to admit, I did come across this one Tumblr before you posted it on here because I regularly check the Blackinnon tag. I did really enjoy this piece; it’s very real, very heartbreaking, and totally Blackinnon.

After I review everything, I’m going to post the results on the forums. Keep an eye out!

Author's Response: Thank you so much!

I was very nervous about this piece, because I wanted to do her death justice. I have many headcanons about her death scene, and I think this one fit the challenge perfectly.

Thanks for choosing me as first place! I'm so honored!!


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Review #17, by Fonzzx19 Years: Year 6: May 2nd, 2004

2nd September 2015:
Just a quick note: fabulous chapter, as always, and I am desperate to know who is hunting down Death Eater's families! You wrote this: "Harry ... Harry". I think you mean "Harry ... Hagrid" at the bit where Hagrid leaves :) :)

Author's Response: I am so glad you liked the chapter! And that you're intrigued by the whole Death Eater situation. And yes, that should be Hagrid, not Harry - thanks for pointing it out. And thank you so much for your kind words! Xx

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Review #18, by FonzzxUnravel. : Millicent.

14th August 2015:
Well this chapter was different again!

I'm not even sure where to start with this one. It's interesting to know the motivations behind Millicent, although she's not a character we see beyond the second book, which is a shame. I like that she notices everything, though. It's good to see someone like that around. Those are the people who win, in the end.

Do you really think she would have ended the Dark Lord? Would she have taken his place? Would she have killed him first, and then Harry? Millicent is keeping me questioning, which I like in a character. It means she's in my head now, and probably won't budge!

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Review #19, by FonzzxUnravel. : Blaise.

14th August 2015:
This one was a much shorter chapter than the last, but again, we don't really know much about Blaise Zabini from the books. Actually, until HBP, I thought Blaise was a girl.

But here he is, being open for once (for I imagine that Slytherin's are quite private about their personal business), and I don't know if he's telling Theo in his head, or out loud, but I admire his bravery. He brings up a good point about the war though. If muggle-borns and blood traitors are being killed, what about LGBT+ individuals? How were they received by the pure blood community? How were they received by the Order? Seeing as the wizarding community in general is quite behind the times (when compared with the muggle community), I can imagine that LGBT+ individuals would be met with a certain amount of hostility.

Again, I really enjoyed reading this chapter.

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Review #20, by FonzzxUnravel. : Pansy.

14th August 2015:
I was sent here by the Short Stories/Series thread in the Dobby 2015 section of the forums, and I have to leave a review. Well, I can tell you now, based on this chapter, I will not only be leaving this review, but two more on the other two chapters as well.
I really like what you did with Pansy. I never liked her much in the books, because she just seemed like your average mean Slytherin, but here we can start to see why. It must be tough, keeping up this charade of perfection, although we know that not everybody thinks she's pretty, especially not Hermione.

I do think that her feelings for Draco are genuine, although I don't think they're a good match. She just doesn't quite "get" him, and he would not understand this side of her.

I also really enjoyed the little bit of OCD you gave her too. It helps to explain the bulimia and I really did feel quite sorry for her when I read this.

In short, I really enjoyed this chapter, and I have a feeling that I'll enjoy the others too.

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Review #21, by Fonzzx19 Years: Year 6: Parents

29th July 2015:
ANDROMEDA CAN'T BE A MURDERER. How does she have the time, raising Teddy?! Bit of drama thrown in there though. I love that Hermione wants a baby :)

Author's Response: I guess if you're that angry, you make the time... I'm glad that you liked that about Hermione. Let's just see how Ron feels about it, shall we...? Thank you so much for reading and reviewing xx

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Review #22, by FonzzxInfinitesimal: Leo Minor

25th July 2015:
I'm here for TEAM BRONZE of the review battle!

So when I first clicked onto this story, I was a little sceptical. In what universe would James and Regulus be together? I asked myself. But now I see.

I actually ended up really enjoying this one shot. Canononically (did I spell that right?) speaking, you can't deny how much James loves Lily, but you wrote that into the story as well! I also like how self aware James is of his own feelings. He never tries to deny them, which another character, such as Sirius, might.

I like that little tidbit that Professor Dumbledore had near the end. He just knows everything! And of course, in some ways what he did was worse, because he put Grindlewald in prison himself, whereas James didn't kill Regulus.

I think James is much like Harry, wanting to preserve something forever, which is why he wrote the letter. Harry of course, named his children after people who mattered to him.

Wow, I think this is my longest review ever. I hope you enjoy reading my thoughts as much as I enjoyed reading your story!


Author's Response: Hey there, Fonzz! :) Thank you so much for dropping by! :)

Haha, no worries! I have to admit, they're a pairing I don't ship, but a pair of friends gave me the idea and encouraged me to do it, and so I just had to write it - and, in the end, it was surprisingly easy to do, despite my being a canon nut, usually :P

Yeah, it was really important to me when I started writing that I not ignore that - because James loving Lily is so big and so good that I didn't want to write it out or destroy it for the sake of something else; plus, imo, it made the story more interesting to tell. And yeah, there's something lovely about James' honesty as a character - I really liked writing him, actually, so I'm so glad you liked him! :)

So, fun story: that wasn't totally meant to be a reference to that, but it sort of turned out that way? :P OTP slipping in everywhere, not my fault... :P But yeah, he knows and understands so much - and yeah, in ways it is worse, definitely! :)

Yeah, I really loved the idea of it preserving that relationship, or giving it a kind of tangible reality now Regulus is dead, though I didn't really think of how that connects to Harry, so thanks for mentioning that! :D It's really cool! :)

Thank you so much - I'm so honoured to get your longest review yet! :D - it was such a lovely review to get, and I'm so glad you liked the story! :)

Aph xx

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Review #23, by FonzzxThe Art of Small Talk: Papa-Paparazzi

18th July 2015:

Author's Response: I know!!! It all got a bit crazy quickly! :P

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Review #24, by FonzzxThe Art of Small Talk: The Morning After the Night Before

18th July 2015:
Aw Draco is so cute :D

Author's Response: Yup, he really is! ♥

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Review #25, by FonzzxKiss My Lips and Swear to Die: Backlash

18th July 2015:
Well to be fair if someone kissed me after I repeatedly asked them not to I'd shove Exploding Snap cards in their mouth too...

Author's Response: I wouldn't blame you haha ;)

Dirigible_Plums xo

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