This was so cute. I've never read a Ginny/Neville before, so I enjoyed seeing how you pulled it off. I loved the bit at the end where Ginny asked Neville if he was comparing her to a tree, and an ugly one at that. Neville never has been known for his smooth talking and his way with words (or wands, for that matter!), but the fact that his heart was in the right place made it seem so perfectly him. Very cute. =) Report Review
That was wonderfully fluffy. I think you got Luna down perfectly and even Harry although I still can't quite work out in my mind how the empty feeling would make him act. I do think you've done it faithfully.
I really liked it. I just looked back at it and I like it more and more. It's quite simple (not in a stupid way but a fluffy way), but usually that's the hardest way to write. It had the perfect amount of speech and description, which seems a silly thing to comment on but I've never noticed how much that ratio affects how much I like something or not. :/
I normally don't like fics about immediately after the Battle or other ships, but I guess this is the exception to prove the rule! Or something. :P I look forward to more.
DilysAuthor's Response: Wow, thank you so much for your review! All those nice comments I've received for this story so far make me so happy. :)
The speech/description ratio is not something silly to comment on at all. I've actually been wondering about it many times when writing and am always afraid of getting it wrong, so I'm so glad that you thought it was great!
The next story will be Neville/Ginny and I hope to have it up sometime during the weekend. :)
Have a nice day!
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That was a wonderfully fluffy little piece. I know you said writing fluff is hard for you, but I think you pulled it off beautifully.
I was pleasantly surprised by how real you made it seem. It fit in with the end of book seven, with Harry's life now going in any direction he chose it to and no longer being controlled by Voldemort's wishes. You wrote him slightly confused and directionless, which fit for somebody who had just gone through such a long ordeal.
As for Luna, she was... well, Luna. The comment about Wrackspurts made me giggle, since she has brought them up before and I imagine Harry would be acting like somebody whose thoughts were all muddled up, Wrackspurts or no Wrackspurts. Her whale watching was perfect; I always did think of her as somebody who noticed things that others did not.
This was a really sweet story, and I'm looking forward to reading the rest of the collection. You're off to a great start! =)Author's Response: Thank you so much for your review! I'm so happy to hear that you like it, fluff is sooo hard to write. I'm also really glad that you think Harry and Luna are in character. Especially Harry is hard to write for me, maybe because there are seven books about him and I always feel like I have to live up to her, which is, of course not possible.
Anyway, thanks a lot for your review! Report Review
Aw, so cute!
I love that you mentioned the Wrackspurts. Luna is one of my favorite minor/major characters, and it makes me so sad when people make her OOC. The Wrackspurts and the whales sound just like her.
This is very interesting. I have always wondered about how Harry felt after the immediate high from the battle wore off. I mean, Voldemort had been the focus of his life for a very long time. It's interesting to think about how he would have felt with no new Horcrux to find, no prophecy to keep safe, no connection in his head. I like this little look into that.
I wonder, though, would he really want to live with Bill and Fleur? There's a lot there to remind him of the battle. I would find it difficult to move on in a place with so many connections to the past. I think you're right in saying that there's nowhere else he could have gone, though.
It's a very sweet idea, good job!
wbm/pfAuthor's Response: Aw, thank you! I'm so glad you like it!
You're right about Harry living with Bill and Fleur, I'm not sure anymore if he'd really do it. But then again, where else could he go? I doubt he'll be moving back in with the Dursleys ;)
Thank you so much for your review! :) Report Review
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