You made me tear up. And that's something I don't say often. It takes a lot to make me cry. I don't even know how to tell you in words how incredible this story is.
So many stories are told in George's point of view, and I've never seen one told by Fred. But the way you wrote it: you really took me inside his head at the time of his death. I felt so flipping bad for Fred, George, all the Weasleys.
I can't even tell you how powerful this was. It moved me beyond words. I sat here, staring at the screen for a few minutes before writing this. Thank you, for this incredible story.
-NaidatheRavenclaw, RavenclawAuthor's Response: I always felt Fred deserved his last bit of spotlight and I wanted to give it to him (even though George is my favorite Weasley twin, but don't tell Fred). I'm flattered I moved you so far, I can say that it feels like the story did what I wanted it to. Thanks a ton for reviewing. Report Review
You know what I liked most about this? The fact that this was so simple and short and yet you have managed to put a lot of emotions in. With style, mind you.
I fell in love with your little details. Like that bit about George's ears twitching, as though he could still feel Fred there. I thought that was so nifty and sweet, so kudos for that. And that bit when Fred was telling Percy that the latter used to be fun... that was really touching. Fred would never be able to say that to his brother in person.
Oh, man this was simply moving. Poor Fred. You've written his anguish, regret, disbelief and hesitation about dying really well. When he was thinking about all the thing he was going to miss, my heart broke a little. :(
The last line killed me. How sad! This was such a moving piece and I was glad I stumbled upon this. Now excuse me while I scramble for tissues now.
xtinjsc (Hufflepuff)Author's Response: I don't know enough words to thank you. I tried really, really hard to make it emotional as concisely as possible. Admittedly, George is my favorite twin (don't tell Fred), but Fred's death was so terrible to me because these twins, these two people who had spent their whole lives together were now permanently seprated. It's really heartbreaking to me, and I wanted to contribute to the whole travesty of the situation with a story. Thank you oh so very much for reviewing; I really do appreciate it. Report Review
Well that was depressing... But I enjoyed it nonetheless.Author's Response: Even though it was sad, I'm glad you liked it. Thanks for reviewing! Report Review
Simply brilliant and very touching. Is it ridiculous that I still miss Fred?Author's Response: Oh, thank you ever so much. I really appreciate it. No, it's not at all ridiculous that you miss Fred. We've all been captivated by the Harry Potter world and it'll always be with us.
Thank you so much for reviewing. Report Review
I've read a lot of stories focused around the Weasley twins, and Fred's death - basically because I adore the two of them, and I miss Fred so much! Haha. I feel like I knew him, or something xD
but anyway ~ i just want to credit you on your originality. I don't know if other authors have wrote this way (if they have, woo!) but I've never seen a story written like this - from FREDS p.o.v. It was very interesting to read and also very realistic. You combined little parts of humour ("holey") but reverted them to something so sad - which was a great touch, despite me feeling a little sad xD but that was your aim, so kudos ;)
It was beautifully written, and I loved seeing something like this. Author's Response: I came across the idea of doing it from Fred's view because I'd read a few in the living's point of view. And it did seem so sad to me, and I'm so thankful you think it came through. In such a short story, I really tried to make it emotional.
I'm so glad you reviewed, and I'm really flattered. Report Review
This was so sweet and sad! I really enjoyed this because you wrote almost exactly what I had thought Fred would say when I read this part in the book. Keep up the good work!Author's Response: It's what I thought Fred would say, too, haha. I've had it written for a long time, but I've just never gotten it up.
Thanks for reviewing, it always makes my day! Report Review
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