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5 Reviews Found

Review #1, by Felpata Lupin 

22nd July 2017:
Hey, Renee, love!

Thought I would profit of your appreciation month to move on a bit with this lovely story you have here! ;)

Oh, poor, little Sev... even if he does have a few little creepy moments... like the desire when he looks at Lily, and the fascination he already has for Dark Magic. It was interesting to see the different reactions Lily and Petunia had at the mention of the Imperius Curse, I love how Lily can immediately see the darkness in it, while Petunia sees only the selfish part. It's so in character for both of them and I love how well defined their personalities already are, even if they are all just children,

But going back to Severus, I really felt for him and for his family situation, it's horrible the abuses he and his mother had to suffer, and it's so heartbreaking that he prefers to be the subject of his father's rage, just because he wouldn't go after his mum then. There is one thing that confused me a little, though... why did he have magical wounds if his father is a Muggle? Not important, but I tthought I'd ask.

I loved how Petunia felt pity for him, too, but fought it off because it was a reality she couldn't and didn't want to understand. Sometimes things are just too painful and it's easier to close your eyes and pretend they don't exist, isn't it? I loved the way you wrote her inner conflict.

And I also loved the way you wrote her jealousy, and the mental mechanism that will lead her to hate her sister and despise magic in the long run. She doesn't think magic is creepy, she loves the idea of it. What she hates is that she can't be part of it. And that's not even that, because what she really hates is that her sister doesn't mind shutting her out from that part of her (obviously, it isn't Lily's fault and Petunia should understand that, but seeing the situation in this light makes you understand her motivations much better and it makes total sense).

To cut it short, this was another awesome chapter, with wonderful character development. I so love how you write everyone. Actually, I so love how you write, dot.

Might be back for more later. See you for now.

Snowball hug,

Chiara

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Review #2, by Dinthemidwest 

29th May 2016:
My lunchbox was the Disneyland's Magical Kingdom castle... Magic! You've written a unique & detailed story-Petunia & Lily have been captured in great detail!

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Review #3, by MrsJaydeMalfoy 

15th October 2015:
AW! I never EVER thought I would hear myself saying this, but Poor Petunia! I know she and Lily have had their differences, but she really does want to be with Lily and go to Hogwarts (though you made it pretty obvious here that she wanted to go for the wrong reasons). She was already thinking about using the Imperius Curse to get her own way... I dare say, if Petunia had been a witch, she'd have been kind of evil. :/

Lily and Sev's picnic was adorable, and you definitely showed how caring Lily became. And Sev's arm was just awful. :( Poor thing, I just want to hug him.

I get the feeling that all of those cute, sweet little moments between Lily and Petunia are over, and that's so sad. If only they could handle their feelings and problems in a different way than they did.. :(

Anyway, this was another great chapter, and I'm really intrigued to find out where things go from here. I'm so glad I finally read this! Well done, dear! And please update soon! *hugs*

Author's Response: *hangs head*
I still haven't updated! I'm sorry! But it will come, I promise. I just can't promise when.

I don't think Petunia is evil. I do think she's insecure, and therefore very easily swayed by popular opinion, and I think she's narrow minded and somewhat selfish. But I don't know about evil.

Yeah, I felt so bad for writing that kind of situation for a little kid, but Snape's home life sounds hard in the books and I tried to be true to that.

THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR THESE AMAZING REVIEWS AND THE SUPER KIND WORDS YOU SAID ABOUT MY STORIES! I was SO thrilled when I read them!

lots of love!!
Renee


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Review #4, by Jayna 

4th October 2015:
Aww! I feel so bad for Petunia. This was just so sad. Overall, I really enjoyed reading this story and I'm glad you submitted it and gave me a chance to read it. You do a fantastic job of making the characters connect to the readers by making them complex and realistic. The emotions they feel are similar to the ones we feel and I think the fact that you examined Petunia and Lily's relationship through everyday scenarios that most people can relate to made this story that much better. Thank you for taking the time to enter my challenge.

-Jayna

Author's Response: Entering the challenge was my pleasure! I enjoy writing children so much!

I'm glad you felt for Petunia here - I know she's pretty much universally disliked, so I am really trying to explore where she might have been coming from and understand her.

THANK YOU for all of your reviews! They were so kind and it was such a treat to have someone review each chapter like this!

And thank you for honorable mention! I was so honored!

xoxo Renee


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Review #5, by May 

20th September 2015:
I do love this story about the sisters

Author's Response: Thank you dear! :)

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