That is so sad!
It's really good, I like it, it took me a couple of paragraphs after the 22nd birthday thing to realise but when I did I was like omg because she was so excited and they were dead! I like how you had Remus come in and sit it for them, how awful would it have been if she was just waiting and waiting and no one ever showed up :(
It's really good though, we'll written and an original storyline :)
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Oh my gosh, this is possibly one of my favorite gifts of all time, thank you so much! ♥ James and Lily will always be one of my favorite couples and I love reading about them. This was simultaneously adorable and heartbreaking all at the same time - you took me on quite the emotional roller coaster, haha!
It took me a little bit to catch on to the difference in time, which I think added to the effect and made it that much stronger. I suppose for a minute or so I actually thought they were going to go to the restaurant, until I finally put the pieces together and realized that Lily would never actually have a 22nd birthday. That was actually one of my favorite bits about this, the way that it took a little while to sink in. It made me think a bit more about their deaths and really, just how short their lives were cut.
I loved seeing James, Lily, and baby Harry! They were just too cute. :) I loved seeing all three of them together and getting to see them as a family. It was very sweet, but you also showed the reality of the war, as well - being forced to hide, the constant worrying about the future and fear for their lives. Realistic, and especially heartbreaking when I realized the conversation was in September, just a month before they died.
Deborah was wonderful! Bubbly and lovely and absolutely charming. I found her enthusiasm quite cute. It was endearing how invested she was in "her" couple :)
The ending was perfect. Having Remus come in and take their reservation to pay his last respects - wow, it just really hit me. The way that this was all he had left of them... and Harry, who he wasn't allowed to see. It was bittersweet and I can't even find the words to describe how much I loved it. But it really brought all of it together so, so wonderfully. I admit that I really loved thinking about Remus bringing Harry there one day, the way that Remus hoped that things would get better.
This was lovely and so, so wonderful. I am completely in love with it. Thank you so much! Report Review
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