|Reviews for Seeking Ginny|
| Jamie 5/14/13 . chapter 16
I honestly loved this story - it captured so much of their emotions and I loved the other characters you invented! You are a gifted writer - worthy to add to the great JK Rowling's tale! Thank you!
| Guest 5/13/13 . chapter 3
omfg. please learn the difference between you're and your. you're mum? like as in, 'you're mum said that'. YOU'RE MUM? it's your... sorry, just one of my pet peeves. your is kind of like a possessive, belonging thing. you're is the contraction for you are. you are mum? you are mum, indeed.
| crystallized lace 3/6/13 . chapter 16
Gosh, this was amazing! I can't imagine that when you started it Ginny really was only a cutout in the books, with barely more characterization than Charlie or Bill, as the younger sister of Ron and the unfortunate victim of Tom's diary. I grudgingly love how much you have done with her to give her more of a personality, a life with scared dreams and a truly broken heart, beyond the books' fleeting mentions of her. You've done so much for her- shown her in a light that was harsh and real and viscerally felt and achingly relate-able. You started this at a point where she was just an image, no cross-hatched shading or shimmering highlights, just a thin outline- and transformed her into a passionate woman with trembling feelings that literally made tears leak out of my eyes. The gradual telling of this story was painful and endearing and, very possibly, a bit of genius as Harry's feelings were not a pop of undeniable, dreamy love for Ginny, but a pressing, slow-forming affection to take care of her, to help her. One of the most beautiful things in a love story, in my opinion, is not the sudden, burning lust of a first-sight love, but of the type that kindles slowly in affection and care for someone, when it is unselfish and quietly earnest, when it stems from the desire to respect them. That is a rare love story, indeed. And you wrote with such care. Thank you.
| GinnyMollyWeasleyBW 2/28/13 . chapter 1
I know I'm a bit so late to post this review, but your story is just.. the best!
| renesmee 2/27/13 . chapter 16
good story i liked it ;]
| renesmee 2/27/13 . chapter 12
i dont get this part
| royalhighness789 2/18/13 . chapter 16
I remember reading this story years ago and loving it then. Now, 5 years later, I am re-reading it and loving it even more (I shed a lot of tears in the last couple of chapters). Ginny's characterization is very well fleshed out. She is a real person so that means having both the good and bad. She is charming and feisty but also insecure and stupid, but that's why I love her because we all have those sides and can relate to her.
Also, after 5 more years of life experience, I have a whole new appreciation for a lot of the themes in this story, and I think that's a huge tribute to the author. A great piece of writing is where you can return to it time and time again and find new inspiration from it. Thank you for your great work, Casca!
| Majerus 1/31/13 . chapter 16
Good Lord (again, I call upon the Creator a lot because of you, did you notice this?) you Enjoy puting that poor girl through the Ringer, don’t you!
She matched his smirk. "I imagine it was the first time Hermione obliged you without any hassle?"
"Well, I think she approves of you."
This line made me practically giggle aloud, it’s great the way you bring their chemistry out of all the madness.
Nice re-finish :)
I commiserate with you on Fred & George. Words fail.
Thanks again, well done :)
| Majerus 1/30/13 . chapter 15
I can go on and on. I've proven that. *laughs*
I've said what I will about what I didn't like, and lots more about what I did. What it comes down to for me is this:
You made it work. You gave credence to the struggle, you did not dismiss the hurt, and you still gave Love the victory.
Thanks for a stormily dark yet beautiful romance.
| Majerus 1/30/13 . chapter 14
She Knows Christian has his heart on another woman… what the hell is she doing!? Has she learned absolutely nothing? Is me first F the world her only mantra?
She doesn’t even seem to have anything really emotionally deep… is there a real connection there? Or is she now one of those people who equates sexual relations with nothing of consequence? That "friends with benefits" mindless drivel that cheapens every relationship from that point forward. I can’t help myself, it probably seems terrible of me to be judgmental, but I guess it only matters as you had not portrayed Ginny – to this point – as that kind of girl. But you haven't. Thus far Ginny is... Was not the kind to just sleep with a guy she doesn't at the Very Least love.
Unless of course I am totally wrong, and she is just sharing a bed with him. Erm… no, that doesn’t fit her character at all either. At least not the character portrayed thus far... WTH!
From what little scene you gave us she is sleeping with a guy, but not really in love with him. If that is the case I have to be the old fashioned guy I am and say good riddance, and I Hope Harry has the fortune to stay quit of her. Argh! :(
I think I just realized that Aurelie makes me think of the darker portrayals of Ginny, and Brian the same of some aspects of Ron. Just my head being banged around by all the strangeness I’m immersed in here, don’t mind me :P
Or not… holy crap, Brian is taking on aspects of Harry… don’t want to hurt the girl I love and all that… sheesh! Making too many comparisons, back to the story.
I do have to admit you’ve woven some really good side-plots into the main story, the characters are quite well done in that Ginny’s interaction with them is genuine and plausible. Though I can’t admit to caring much about Brian, (again, I’m a judgmental bastard, but not just towards loose women, Brian is the type of guy I abhor as well), I totally understand Ginny’s concern!
Oh for God’s sake! What an ending. You are building to a drive-me-over-the-edge ending, aren’t you?
| Majerus 1/30/13 . chapter 13
I’m so conflicted. Harry is an adult. He doesn’t Have to Choose to be alone, to be at Grimauld, to be miserable.
He shoves Ginny away, isolates himself, he does these things, they are not done to him.
Then I think of how he is in fact Dying, self inflicted - yes, but dying all the same. How Ginny is the only one who – as she demonstrated capability – can save him. Or can she? What is the cost to her, especially when he pushes her away.
She is so emotionally volatile, and he desolate, the combination is so heart breaking.
The thing about her running away is that she never wins. She can never over come and move forward by running away. The truth (IMO) is that she is running Because of Harry. Abandoning Sarah at this time is the proof beyond anything else, and there are a Lot of ‘something elses’.
Good Lord you’re killing me here. I told my friend that I was sad to see you say it was going to get angsty. I feel like Ginny – I’m not in a good place for angst. This goes beyond, deeply beyond to just hollow hurt. I get it, I do, it’s just really sad how messed up everything is.
Or, as an author, how very well you have communicated all of that.
Harry is very careful to never confirm or deny his feelings, he just states that he doesn’t want to hurt her. Am I reading something into this or is this just one long 12 chapter journey into Ginny learning that she really is just a silly girl with an unrequited crush that never stopped growing, and is never returned?
I know she has to leave in one respect. But what she’s doing to her family, especially to Sarah, it’s just another selfish, emotionally motivated action. The destructive actions don’t end if you don’t choose to stop them when you are faced with one. I get that your plot needs her to run away, but I do so hope you have some head spinning face slapping coming up for this little girl who refuses to grow up. How you are going to fix Harry is completely beyond me. I know he needs to get help, help beyond Ginny or even R/H’s capabilities, but I do hope you intend for him to get that or… I just don’t understand how things could change.
| Majerus 1/30/13 . chapter 12
The fact that Rosemary is a godsend is pretty funny, she was portrayed as a bit of a flake, but in the end that ‘flakeyness’ is what saves their bacon :)
She may be a bit too relaxed, but that beats the hell out of too stressed :p
Wow. That was a rough step into the house, though it might seem to some a foregone conclusion, she really did think it through – and All the ramifications. Poor girl.
The fact that Ron and Hermione are gone may be a pretty straight forward plot device, pretty drastically thrown in and barely covered, but it works. The isolation is the last ingredient in the brewing of the perfect storm.
Jesus that hurt to read. It was like watching a car crash, then watching another slide into the first… and then another… and looking up you can see a line of cars coming and you just Know… they aren’t going to stop.
| Majerus 1/30/13 . chapter 10
Wow! What a whirlwind of action and ideas and risks and above all the wonder of these two friends sharing a dream.
| Majerus 1/30/13 . chapter 9
The troubling signs of Harry's... well, what I don't know. PTSD? Nightmares? Inability to find someone who can relate to him?
Miserable doesn't begin to cover his attitude.
Ginny on the other hand is much matured, adjusting and... still fighting against her urge to be there for him, though Much more successfully. For now.
| Majerus 1/29/13 . chapter 8
Oh I really like the way you brought Christian's crush... well, for a man his age, his Love for Aurelie... into the not-so-open. The position it put Ginny in was harsh, and yet said a lot about what she believes.
That flash-back was a bitch. I mean, it was Really well done, and really intense.
Fun homecoming, felt just right, Weasley chaos in full swing :)