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Review #1, by NaidatheRavenclaw Seize the Day

11th August 2011:
This was a really powerful one shot!

I think you did a great job of getting into Remus's head. From start to finish, I could definitely hear his voice coming through your words. And the way he looked at Harry was just spot on. Remus seemed to revere Harry in PoA, and I think you showed that well.

The last paragraphs were stunning. Remus was a father figure to Harry, and the idea that he wanted to make a difference in Harry's life was completely understandable. It was a really moving one shot, and I enjoyed it a lot. Great job!
-NaidatheRavenclaw, Ravenclaw

Author's Response: -cheers- I read the Remus parts of PoA three times before I wrote this story because I wanted to get him just right. In Remus' mind, he was the last of the Marauders and it fell to him to be the one Harry could trust; it fell to him to act as James. Thank you for reviewing, I really appreciate it!

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Review #2, by xtinjsc Seize the Day

9th August 2011:
For me, Remus had always been the 'could-have-been' godfather for Harry. Looking back at the series now, I think part of the reason why he taught Harry such an advanced form of magic was to compensate from all his absence in Harry's life.

I enjoyed seeing Harry in Remus' eyes. There was a certain longing in there that I found heartbreaking and sweet, especially those moments when Harry reminded him of his friends.

This was a very well-written and touching piece. I adored the simplicity and the brilliance of it. Good job! :)

xtinjsc (Hufflepuff)

Author's Response: That is exactly how I felt! When I saw the challenge, I thought of Remus and Harry instantaneously. I've always thought the loss of all of his friends, James and Lily and Peter and Sirius, all in one blow would've been so hard for him, and to see the reminder of them standing there would've been difficult. Thank you so much for reviewing, I love getting them!

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Review #3, by MischievousMarauder Seize the Day

12th July 2011:
I liked it :) Good job!


(p.s. Did you get the inspiration for the title from Dead Poets' Society?)

Author's Response: I totally forgot to mention that! Oh, shoot! Yes, I did, and I'll go put it on my story summary right away; thank you for that reminder!

Also, thank you for enjoying it, and for viewing!

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Review #4, by Hermionniny9 Seize the Day

11th July 2011:
aww, it very touching and nicely written i could read it over again and may do. I love it ;D

Author's Response: Aw, thanks so much dear. I'm glad you think so. Thanks so much for reviewing!

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Review #5, by nitenel Seize the Day

10th July 2011:
This was a good solid idea. It really made me think about what went through Remus's mind when he saw Harry and Snape together. I never actually thought about that before!

Results will be up on my blog August Third!

Author's Response: Thanks! I've had the idea of Remus' thoughts swimming around for a while and this was a good way to put it together.

Thanks for reviewing!

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