Remus's stint as a nun didn't quite go as planned.
^ SOMETHING I THOUGHT I WOULD NEVER READ.
OH...LORD. I don't even know what to say to this. What an interesting christmas one-shot to write for someone! I thought this was actually really clever, weird, but clever. I don't know if I'll be able to read Remus the way I normally do anymore because I fear I will see him as a nun for the time being.
What goes on in your head?!Author's Response: Er well, let's just say this fic is a merger of my desire to write a story about nuns and a desire to write a very one-of-a-kind story for Missy about her favorite characters. I am sort of obsessed with nuns and convents but I'm afraid I looked a bit disrespectful of them here heh.
Well Remus as a nun is, at the /very/ least, probably an interesting way to imagine him? Imagine that spicing up an angst. Oh dear. No, don't. HE'S NOT A NUN SORRY.
My head is a good place to be sometimes. But you'd be surprised how many nuns are in there. I just really think they're fascinating and I have a huge respect for monks who kept up literature in the medieval period. So yup. Also I have a weird fascination with rust and I really like cats so they're there too.
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Oh my goodness, the banner...it makes me die.
Okay, so I suck, a lot, and I am so ridiculously sorry at how belated this review is. There is no excuse. Thank you so much for writing me this lovely story; I adore it, and you.
I love Mother Margaret, and how offended she whenever she's reminded that Remus really isn't her child. But you know, considering she showed him how to bathe on his own, you can't really blame her for becoming attached. Dear Remus's mother had such a wicked sense of humor, sending her son to a nunnery. Gah, I just can't get over how amusing his interactions with Mother Margaret are - I'm dying, I tell you.
Haha, I adored his first meeting with Marlene, how he hoped if he just closed his eyes, he'd magically become invisible. Oh, you poor misguided child. I love how he was torn between curiosity of what she was doing and a loyalty to the nuns to keep this stranger out of their sanctuary.
Aw, I love your description of Sirius, like a scavenging dog since you bring up a reference to his Animagus, and Remus is so sweet with his little infatuation with Marlene. The contrast between Remus and Sirius, Remus's disdain for Sirius's troublemaking ways, is kind of hilarious.
hahaha, oh my goodness, Sirius gets on Mother Margaret's bad side by informing her she misquoted Milton. And their plan to escape was brilliant! I love how Remus is like, 'well, he's a boy.' It's like Mother Margaret forgets he's a boy sometimes too. Silly woman. I hope Marlene and Sirius can help him escape someday. :P
This was such a silly, ridiculous story and it made me so happy that it was written for me. Thank you so, so much for this, and please, you did my favorite characters more than justice. I loved it.Author's Response: HELLO!
as ever I am late with this response .__.
But I have overwhelming love for the banner too :) Julia is an art goddess don't'cha know.
I'm sooo relieved you enjoyed this. It reads a lot like crack!fic looking back but in part it came from a serious attempt at these characters. I got overwhelmed so the silliness may come from an inversion of my nervousness.
Mother Margaret is partly based off of this one sunday school teacher I had who would get really possessive of us as her kids in the class. Also partly mental confabulation, as always. I don't blame Mother Margaret, either, as Remus is totally adorable. Remus's mum was rather evil!
I won't lie, when I read back through this I laugh out loud. In part because I have inherited the habit of laughing at my own jokes but also BECAUSE I'M SUPER FUNNY.
This was my first honest attempt at a silly young kid. I really admire JK Rowling for being able to write Harry in such an enormously believable way. A lot of his strength and credibility for me stems from his complete daftness sometimes, but it's all in a really cute light since he's little :) I wanted to give Remus this vibe, too.
I see Remus and Sirius being just in most ways categorically different. Remus is a bit of a pushover and for him this is his first real decision to do something just because he wants to. I mean, he didn't even realize it would be so easy to escape from the nunnery and he's been living there for years and years -__-
I had a teacher once, who I corrected about something that I realize now was unimportant but who never forgave me. Probably. I never talked to her about it but I'm sure it was true that she looked at me and remembered that I told her that wasn't by /this./ I felt doomed.
It IS a convent so I don't particularly blame Mother Margaret for wanting to treat everyone like a woman. I wonder how she wasn't concerned about Sirius being there and if she isn't just glad he's gone. I don't think she worries about Remus since he's more harmless. But also it is a bit sad that she can't remember :P I think Marlene and Sirius will probably forget about him and Remus will have to find his own way out, OR, James and Lily will help him :D
I'm so pleased you liked it and LET ME APOLOGIZE FOR THE 18479234857TH TIME ABOUT HOW LATE IT WAS. But, you're welcome!! (LURVE 4 U) Report Review
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