yes! they're friends! ahhh a;sldjkfa;sdkjfsadf
brilliant chapter as always
I love all of the new developments and woah I wonder what the reaction from everyone will be...close to none, or big I have no idea haha
yayayay can't wait for the next chapter!
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Now days, well I guess in other ages too, people don't talk.
It's a fact, we assume things, tease, hint, shortly say, but people don't properly talk.
Maybe I'm just bad at talking, but my point is that in order to talk we need certain circumstances, mostly shocking events, like death, betrayal, breakups, or whatever. (or a sleepover I guess) So I was wondering for a while how they are going to talk some things out, when here came. - Btw the answer was the requirement room. (still liked how he got in her bed in the end, a bit less that she actually told him about the two guys)
It really was the time someone will spill the beans, but the reason why they couldn't just ignore it as drunk talk was a bit cloudy (yes, because James silenced her, but I still think they could pass it and that you needed a better reason)
And that's it. I really like where the story is going (unless I'm just assuming things, some action will come now?) and I enjoy your writing very much.(even when I don't comment).
So I just wanted to thank you for spending your time on this! Report Review
Yep. Oh God, I can't wait for the mystery to be revealed! Is there going to be a big fight scene? Is her mum going to make an appearance? This mystery is too mysterious for it's own good! Update quickly please- I need to know what happens the next day! Report Review
I freaking love this story! Its like my favourite thing to read EVER.
I need you to update soon because I just have so many damn questions that need answering, like what happened to Cassie's mam? What's really going on with James? Why is Cassie's dad a complete idiot and why does he keep secrets? And why the heck is she in mortal danger?
Please update soon!~Q.O.N Report Review
And finally Cassie sticks up to herself!
That chapter was well worth the wait, I've been waiting for some confrontation so YAY! for that. I'm really excited about this new friendship as well, it shall be interesting to see how that all pans out, I'm sure there'll be a few bumps along the road :P
I just wanted to say I really love the development of the relationship between Cassie and James, its very realistically executed. It's like their still taking time to get to know each other and even though its a slow build it is really well done.
So yeah, keep writing because it's a wonderful story!
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Yay, update, I love this story so much!! You're an amazing writer and I love the way you made the characters. James and Cas are so cute!! Report Review
Aww that was such a nice conversation. Cassie and James's personalities complimented each other in this chapter, I love seeing them interact :)
I'm really excited to see what's going to happen!Author's Response: Really glad you enjoyed it, Lily16! I really enjoyed writing this conversation and having them finally work each other out a little. Thanks for reviewing! Report Review
LOVED IT. IT WAS GREAT. ABSOLUTLEY FANTASTIC. PLEASE UPDATE SOON! LOVELOVELOVED IT :DAuthor's Response: THANK YOU! Hopefully they'll be more very soon :) Report Review
AAHHH GREAT STORY AND CHAPTER TOTALLY FORGOT THE PLOTLINE COZ OF YOUR HORRIBLE UPDATING SKILLS BUT I FORGIVE YOU BECAUSE I LOVE THIS STORY AND THE PLOT BEHIND IT!Author's Response: Yup, updating skills particularly rusty this year. BUT I'M WORKING ON IT I PROMISE :)
And thank you for forgiveness :) Report Review
I was so excited when I saw you updated!!!
That was a really good chapter! I like how James' character was really stripped of his 'layers' so we could understand him better.
I really like this story! It's so mysterious and the characters are so interesting.
YAY THEIR FRIENDS!!! about time! jokes, I like how their relationship has progressed considering their personalities, but I also ship them :D
Anyway, I hope you update soon. Please!!Author's Response: I was really excited about writing this chapter, only because I really wanted to explore James a little more. So this was really fun to write and even though nothing very plotty happened in this chapter, it felt like it was kind of important.
Thanks for the lovely review and hopefully I should be updating soon! :) Report Review
Aw, loved this chapter, was nice to see Cass fight back a bit! I am really looking forward to the reaction of the party goers - hopefully they won't think Cassie is even crazier than before... but then a gain that could be good for drama purposes. Haha, I feel slightly sorry for Leanne though, she is going to be super hanging in the morning - not to mention guilty. Anyway, great chapter glad they are friends now!! Can't wait for the update!Author's Response: Hi there fizzingwizzbies,
I really enjoyed writing Cass-with-a-backbone, so I'm hoping they'll be a lot more of that in the future. Party goers reactions and a hanging Leanne to come (poor girl). Thank you for the lovely review and hopefully they'll be an update soon :)
-AC Report Review
I just want to say that I love your story so much!! It's amazing because there's more going on than just two people falling in love. And I love James (he's adorable). This chapter was awesome and you need to write another soon because I'm so excited to see where this goes.Author's Response: Thank you so much! I've got the next chapter about seventy percent written, and I'm aiming to finish it up today so don't you worry! Lots of James in the next chapter too ;) Report Review
Another great chapter Helen! I'm so glad that they didn't take it out on her that she just happened to slip through the protection. I only found one mistake and it was here: "The others all looked glanced at each other before looking back at me." you have both looked and glanced where only one is needed. Other than that though, this was a wonderful chapter and very interesting. I liked seeing her interact with people her age and such it brought about another part to her which was really good to see. I think her relationship with James seems rather interesting, they've never really talked properally so they don't really know anything about each other but I imagine that him helping with her house will probably give them plenty of chances to get to know each other. I'm hoping that the relationship wont come too fast due to him calling her crazy cassie and such but I look forward to seeing how you do get them together finally. I think you did a great job with Harry, Ron, Hermione, and Ginny in this chapter. They still seemed to be them which is always nice to see in any story that has them in it. So great job on that. Overall, I really liked the chapter! Great Job!
~Slytherinchica08~Author's Response: Ahhah! I'll be going back over and fixing that little mistake up. James and Cassie have had slighhhtttlllyy more contact with each other than they're letting on, although none of it did them much good. And given how many chapters I am through and how far their relationship has progressed thus far, I'm pretty sure no one could accuse them of going too fast... Thank you for such a lovely review and I'm really glad that you liked it :D Report Review
Helen, you have such a fantastic beginning of a story here. I love your main character. She is something very unique and different from any other character that I've ever read! She seems very fun and interesting, and this talent of hers to sense magic is already getting her into a bit of trouble and I can only imagine that it will continue to get her into more trouble as the story continues on! I love your ability to do story telling! Honestly its just fun and fresh and I would say that you and Rachel are two of my favorite authors on this site! Both of you could sell me on any random story/pairing/plot line/whatever have you! I absolutely love your stories as I think that they are all extremely fun to read! I admit that I dont come by as often as I would like to leave you a review on your stories but know that I'm supporting you with each new chapter/story posted! I think you're a fantastic author with a lot of potential to continue on! Every time I think I might just pop in and read a chapter of this or that, you end up getting me sucked into your story and make me want to continue reading!
This opening chapter was great! It gave the readers a good idea about your character without just out right shouting anything out about her. We just go with her and learn about her through different things, like sensing the magic, tripping over roots/branches and such lets us know that she's probably a bit clumsy and that trouble some how ends up finding her (even though in this case she kind of went looking for it). This first chapter was great and left off at a great part! Now I want to know who will find her and just what exactly will they say when they find her? Will they threaten her thinking that maybe she meant to hurt them? Or will they realize that it was all an accident that landed her there? I guess I'll find out when I read chapter two! Great Job!
~Slytherinchica08~Author's Response: Okay so this is such a lovely review let me just sit and drool for a few minutes.
Yeah. Couple more secs.
Okay, I'm done.
I'm really glad you like the beginning of this! At the time of this stories conception, there were a lot of 'special powers' story going around (most of them the seer-type stories) and I want to sort... have a go but do it a lot differently, so I'm really glad that people have been so supportive of Cassie's little power.
Well, thank you very much for such a lavveeellyy review. You're awesome! :) Report Review
This story is awesome (even though I'm just starting it now). And I was laughing so hard because her 'gift' sounds exactly like Batman's sonar eyes which uses signals from cellphones and stuff to make rooms and walls (the dark knight movie). It's literally my favorite movie. Really good so far!!Author's Response: AHAH, I've never seen that movie. No, wait... I think I actually must have done. But that's really interesting and I now have a craving for Batman. Glad you liked the story! :) Report Review
"I’d pulled out a textbook from the self at random"
Whose self? Cassie's?
That's an interesting thought- pulling out textbooks from yourself.
I know it's just a small typo, but it was pretty funny, so I had to mention this.Author's Response: AHHHA. thank you for pointing this out! I'm really enjoying this idea of Cassie pulling books from herself it's beautiful ;) Report Review
YES! UPDATE! I'm also very happy to be your 400th reviewer! :D
Back to the chapter - it was a great chapter! Especially the James and Cassie moments! No kiss? NO!
I hope the next chapter is out soon! With more (Jassie?) moments! :DAuthor's Response: THANK YOU FOR THE 400th review! I realise that I've gotten to 20 chapters and this is the closest that Jassie have ever been to anything and it's still very far away from even friendship...ahha. Thanks for reviewing :) Report Review
YAY! AN UPDATE! I love this story so much. I think both James and Cassie are really interesting well thought out characters, and their kind of ambiguous (especially James) which makes them all the more interesting and cool and addictive to read about.
I can't believe James would not tell Cassie that their quest could result in her being a vegetable. I am hella angry at him right now, but I'm sure I'll find it in my heart to forgive him because he is so amusing and kind of adorable. :) So now I'm really excited about the next chapter, not only to find out the consequences of Leanne's big mouth but because their is a potential James/Cassie confrontation! Seriously, that girl needs to stand up for herself! IT WOULD BE AWESOME!
Anyway, back to the chapter at hand... I could not believe the horrific fake kissing incident. It was so awkward. I could almost feel the awkwardness seeping of the webpage and towards me. I suppose that just shows what a fantastc writer you are. Though I will admit you got me all excited for a bit of a snog and didn't follow through with it, however, I reckon it would have been to soon for that and it would have been a tad cliche. Cassie isn't even properly friends with James yet, so once the dissapointment wore off, (which was very quickly because the situation was so awkward I couldn't help laughing my arse off), I was super happy and (this is gonna sound weird but, whatever) proud of you for resisting the temptation. I wouldnt've been able to. :P
So anyway, as you have probably gathered from this review I really, really, super, dooper LOVE this story and I missed it a lot. Can not wait for the next update. Crossed fingers it all gets done nice and quickly without a hitch. You're a fantastic writer, your characters are amazing and the plot even more so. So yeah... just keep on writing. And sorry about gushing.
Thats kind of embarrassing...
xxAuthor's Response: HI THERE EMERALD PRINCESS!
Thank you for such an awesome review!
I'm really glad that you like Cassie and James and, well, I have a lot of conversation planned for the next chapter which should... increase the depths of how they view each other. I'm excited!
Oh, and I promise you that Cassie will lose her tempter next chapter. YUP. ITS GOING TO BE GOOD.
I'm so glad that you could feel the awkward! I made a list of those things that always appear in those sorts of stories (you know, fake kisses, being stuck in a confined space) and decided that I was going to abuse them and twist them within this story. So yep, that's why it was a most definite NOT kiss. I can't wait to write about all the other thing I have planned though, man.
About 2.3k into the next chapter, so it shouldn't be too long.
Thanks for a lovely review :D
-AC Report Review
Ah! I wonder how much would really change if everyone knew who her dad was. I guess whoever is trying to kill her would find out about her though...oh no. But really, I just want to see everyone's reaction when they realize that Crazy Cassie is filthy rich, or if they even believe her. Looking forward to the next update! And Cassie needs to sort out her emotions, especially regarding James!Author's Response: I GUESS ITS TIME TO FIND OUT. Maybe. or not. We'lll see. soon ish.
Thanks for the lovely review! And emotional sorting out will be a key theme of the next chapter ;) Report Review
You know, I really don't understand what a filler chapter is. I mean, I get that it's a chapter that doesn't have a gigantic cliffie and that not a lot plot stuff happens, but I don't go- 'This is one of 'em fillers' when I'm reading. I liked this chapter and I liked the Lily characterization and I liked the James-Cassie relationship thingamabob and I really think that this chapter is as valuable as any non-filler chapters you have.
Also, I appreciate the Michael Jackson reference.
Peace!Author's Response: Hey there Anj!
I guess it feels more obvious to me due to the lack of plot whilst writing, but I'm glad it didn't stick out as being useless and pointless.
I appreciated that reference too.
Thanks for reviewing! :) Report Review
Blurgh I need the new chapter! How can you just leave it at that? I mean, I know how it's probably going to go because that's how all these things usually go, but still! Or is James just lying to get Cassie to come to the party? Because he's known for lying (seriously he could have driven her insane?!? What the heck man?) I would very much like to know the answers to these questions. Oh, and an update to TAOS please. Kthanx.
Excellent chaper, by the way; I don't think I mentioned that ;)
classicblackAuthor's Response: BECAUSE I'M REALLY MEAN.
Have you not got that by now? I would have thought that would have like... shown up on your radar. I'm meaannnie.
Working on both the update for TAOS and the next chapter of this right now along with all my work (with the four days of Easter holiday I have left...remind me why I did nothing all holiday, again?)
Thanks for reviewing :D
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I just started this yesterday, and I do have to say in the beginning, I did not realize that there was an April Fools joke and thought that you included part of the "crazy" as having strang words for everything (like bunny rabbit for girl) and I really thought you named her the crazy name Ceyebrowie. It was a bit of a relief to realize this was not true - otherwise I would be asking you for a glossary of the words. Anyway, I am in love with this story and cannot wait to be able to read more and find out what is going on with Cassie!Author's Response: AHA. I received some really excellent reviews on this story yesterday, in lieu of the April Fools Day prank, and I admire you for soldiering on! If I read some story with a character Ceyebrowie and lots of talk off bunnys and frogs... I don't think I could have even tried to stick with it :P Report Review
You updated! Sassy (but still blushing) Cassie and whiny James are back!
Sorry about that. I'm a bit excited, if you couldn't tell. So. Starting again...
I really love this story. You're a really versatile writer and I love reading whatever you write. I saw this was updated yesterday and realised that there was no new chapter, but I have to admit I read the last chapter again just for the amusement of the changed words! Did you write the beginning bit about romance/cliched relationships (or relationboats) with shipless HPFF in mind?
Anyway, onto the actual chapter...
To be honest, I'm so happy that you updated that I would be happy with anything right now, but of course you gave me another great chapter. Your characters are great. I think I actually prefer friendless James because he's realised that he has to be nice to Cassie. He's still pretty immature, though; very impatient about anything, but especially finding out what happened to Cassie.
I really like the links and connections between James and Cassie that you mention, and that Cassie notices herself: James being amazed by her father and Harry being amazed by Cassie's talents. I think James was being a bit sneaky if he knew that she could have lost her memory completely when they tried 'reverse memory manipulation' and he didn't tell her. And the fact that Cassie's father is being updated on everything about her is very intriguing. I'm starting to really suspect him now, and I'm really curious about what's going on.
This whole chapter just seemed so funny and appropriate after shipless HPFF though, and I don't know if it was intended, but I think that's made it even better! James' wish to change their working relationship to a friendship, Leanne's discussion with Cassie about her non-date at the beginning, and then the extremely awkward non-kiss! Mwahaha that made me laugh so much!
And that cliffhanger! I'm worried for Cassie now, but glad that James is looking out for her. I hope you update soon with the next chapter!
nott theodore :)Author's Response: OKAY so I'm pretty sure I already told you that this review made my day, but review responses are made for lamenting things like that, right?
(just, for the record, I'm sorry I haven't responded to a bunch of your reviews - I am perpetually behind and working on the issue)
I didn't write this with reationboats in mind, but I've got to say that the next chapter especially REALLY fits in with the shipless hpff in terms of... well, okay, you'll have to wait and see (although hopefully it shouldn't be too long).
The problem with James is he's very... selfish. But I think he's been thrust into a situation where he's going to HAVE to start thinking about other people a lot, but I should think that Cassie's a useful questing companion for the adventure of being less of an idiot :P
I think James not mentioning that is one of the most stupid things he's ever done and don't you think Cassie will be forgetting it. As for her father... interested that you're suspecting him. I'm really intrigued as to what you guys think is going on.
Ahha, oh, the non kiss. It's been an aim of this story to take a few cliches that usually wind up in a relationship and have them... well, maybe helping the cause of friendship but nothing else. You'll see, I guess.
But thank you for a lovely review! You're great :D
-AC Report Review
I really like this story, and I look forward to seeing what happens next. I wouldn't mind a couple interactions with other characters though.Author's Response: Next chapter in the queue! And there should be some more characters coming in soon :) Report Review
Everything you write is great but why have all the words such as girl has been changed to bunny rabbit? I'm probably just being a Muggle here but it is really getting on my nervesAuthor's Response: AHHA, that would be because of the April Fool's day prank. Every year the staffers pull one and they have word replacement filters. Check out the stuff on the forums to see! :)
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