Wow - absolutely one of the best twinfics I've ever read, and that's saying a lot. I went through a twinfic phase some years ago, shortly after the DH release, and I've read more than I can count. And yet yours stands out, because of its longevity from that moment - from your wide scope of things, which was a mature and talented spin on things.
You've got the tone of all things Weasley down pat, and I feel like you know them as characters very, very well. And with the next generation, you've managed to create them to be just as real as the original Weasleys, which isn't always so easy to do - you know as well as I do the sheer number of unrealistic next-generations out there. You've breathed life into them, somehow, and made them people - not characters.
I think the thing I most like, though, is the ending - how it doesn't end with stretching depression and sadness. You've brought a sense of finality, and, more importantly, a sense of the fun people that Fred and George were (and George still is, although its admittedly more hidden without Fred by his side). You've written what feels to me to be a definitive close, but not an ending - and I like that. It's the sort of thing I would have liked to do, but you've done it so well, I don't think I could attempt my own.
And, of course, as always, you have a way with words that is unlike anything I have yet come across here on the archives. You always seem to know exactly what to say not just to write a scene, but to CREATE it - to make it solid and real, and to cause pictures to appear in your readers' minds. I don't know if anything I've said above makes sense at all (and with the state of mind I'm currently in, I suspect it's rather disjointed) but I truly, truly love this. You've taken the fairly generic twinfic and made it your own - and what is more, you've done it well.
Only one thing I saw:
No one could bear the thought of Lucy’s enormous, hideous sculptures littering the shelves that once held Arthur’s toaster collection; or of her paintings and modern appliances that would taint Molly Weasley’s beloved walls.
I would say a comma might better supplant that semicolon, but of course, that's really a grammar nazi sort of thing, and it's by no means imperative. :3
This was an absolutely fantastic story - I cannot express how much I loved it. Truly. The words cannot form in my head, for my appreciation, but they are THERE.
Author's Response: THANK YOU
I haven't read much twinfic, actually. Less than a handful. And I'm not sure why I wanted to write it, since this topic has been done many times before and I already have two wips on my plate, plus real life. But George just popped into my head with his cardboard box of odds and ends, and refused to go away. He just demanded me to write him. So there we are.
Thank you for taking the time to read and review, and thank you for pointing out that error to me. It was much appreciated!