Story was very good, nice interaction between the two of them Report Review
This is really cool :) Report Review
Wow. Simply, wow.
This is such an original, unique story. I"ve never read any like it, and I LOVE THIS!
I think the story/plot line is just so brilliant! The whole concept of it was so well thought out, and I loved both Harry & Snape's characterisations here, you got it perfect!
The ending only kept on making it better.
Well done to you, this is really a great story!
& it's written REALLY well! Report Review
Wow. What an AMAZING story. Amazing barely even begins to describe it. The thoughts, feelings and emotions of Harry and Snape are so real, so palpable. You've brought a real closure to the story of both Harry and Snape, remaining true to their characters yet at the same time exploring completely new territory. 10/10, fantastic work. Report Review
The depiction of this story, the train, everything was so spell binding. While I was reading this, I was just thinking, "Wow, wow, wow..."
You've captured Snape's and Harry's characters so well. And the concept of Snape waiting for Harry...I loved that. And you know what? I feel a sense of peace now, just reading this story. You've reached out to the readers, and messing with their emotions is a sign of a great writer.
I loved all of this. I can really see why this story was chosen for the Story Seekers podcast. This is truly amazing.
~foundriapenguin Report Review
:'( this is so beautiful! I felt really touched by this! I think you did a great job of writing them two and in writing in third person! Report Review
nicely done. i heard about it on the story seekers podcast and came here to read it. I'm certainly not leaving disappointed. It was touching for Harry and Snape to be connected again like that. I have a story about Harry's death as well, but I concentrated on the effects on those still living. My story is called "Man After Legend" if you would like to read it. i would love to hear what you think since i don't have many reviews on it yet. LovlyRita may not like it as much as she liked yours since Snape is not i mine. I'll come back later to look for other stories you've written. Happy writing. Report Review
Wow, good, good, good. Possibly one of the best one-shots ev-ah! Sad, puzzling, sweet, your story is great. Poor Ginny and the kids! But why'd Harry die? Old age? disease? But awesome story! Report Review
This is one of the most beautiful and touching stories I have ever read; I can only hope I can someday write like this. Report Review
That was great! Excellent job! Adding it to my favorites! Report Review
Wow, this was a really lovely and interesting idea, and you've definitely done it justice! I imagine that Snape would have thought carefully about what to say, especially with regards to the 'coward' part, but his hesitation was very well written, in that you still kept him in character. Your last couple of sentences brought tears to my eyes and gave me goosebumps - sensitive and haunting! Report Review
Well, wasn't that interesting, having Harry meet Snape at the moment of his death? :)
I'm doing some reviewing for the 'Puffs at the moment, and I noticed this story was posted pretty recently, so I thought I'd leave you a review for it. I really liked how you started off by comparing his death in the forest, and acceptance of it, and how he was feeling about his death now that he was aged.
And I really and truly wasn't expecting Snape to be the one there "waiting", as you put it. You really characterized him perfectly in this, as well. He was still Snape: still slightly condescending, still with the trace of a sneer, still unable to fully apologize, at least verbally. Harry was also very much himself; that especially came through when Snape brought up how he had called him a coward once, and Harry had such a stammering, uncertain reaction.
Then you brought up Lily, and I seriously had tears well up in my eyes. That part was written so well, with Snape's reluctance to really say it out loud, and the strained look on his face...it really does take a lot to make me feel like I want to cry when I'm reading, but that did it.
The twist at the end, with Snape having been waiting for Harry all those years, was really great. It was nice that they were there for each other, to help ease the passing.
I'm really at quite a loss for what to say other than this was fantastic. Like really, really, really good; wonderfully written and so touching. I'm so nominating this for Story Seekers. :) Report Review
Whew! I got chills. No joke. As soon as I read "just on time" I got the chills.
I have to say I really enjoyed this story, but some of the lines I didn't enjoy as much as the idea of the story. I didn't like the whole "I hate you too" line that Harry says. I understand that its true, but part of it bugged me. It seemed a little out of place in such a sensitive story.
I still enjoyed it.Author's Response: YAY!
I wasn't sure f the "just on time" line would work or just be lame. So yay for that.
I actually really liked the hate line. Maybe that's just me. It isn't really supposed to be said like... with hatred, but more matter of fact, as this is so many years later and they both feel so detached from it all. I also felt that they would both feel, with the awkwardness of it all, that the fact that they passionately hated each other for all of their lives should be addressed. And I enjoyed the offhand matter of fact way that it was done. But I'm glad you liked the rest of it.
Thank you so much! Report Review
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