Reviews for Harry Potter and the Ties that Bind
clrrich chapter 5 . 7/31
This is a really rough start, and you set yourself up for it.
Book one was good and interesting. Writing was a bit rough, but clearly you know that; Book two cleaned up a lot of the technical writing issues I spotted. Book two was great in many ways, you developed the themes and deviated from cannon in interesting ways. Your old blog seems to be gone, but I can understand why you felt the need to remove Hermione. Probably too much puberty talk, but hey, he's 12.

The issue I have is this was really a relationship centric fiction, and you set up summers as important time for several relationships (Lisa and Selene in particular), and we just spent 5 chapters and burned 3 months with nothing but an angst fest instead of developing any of them. Harry,. who before this made huge progress in opening up to people reverted back to pre-book1-chapter1 levels of distance, and we didn't even do much to develop Sirius. I'm not saying Hermione's death shouldn't be traumatizing, but it needs to be in a way that develops Harry, not regresses him.

In short, I'm 5 chapters in and not seeing anything that made the fic enjoyable for the first two books.
Jimbocous chapter 23 . 7/11
Thanks for another great (re) read. Nicely done series. I hope your original writing is working out well for you. Also hope you find your way back to this series at some point.
SeraphimBlue chapter 4 . 2/27
You put the wrong name for Daphne's father. You put Danielle instead of Nathaniel
Guest chapter 1 . 12/17/2022
I'm glad I didn't read your trash . You killed off Hermione like you own the story . Nothing but trash .
Guest chapter 9 . 7/21/2022
not really an interesting plot in this part, i'd say. And all those other chars' PoV...
Guest chapter 6 . 7/21/2022
and why didn't he understand from all those effects that it was dementor incoming? At least get into your animal form.
Guest chapter 6 . 7/21/2022
what a blindingly splendid reappearance! /sarcasm
Guest chapter 5 . 7/21/2022
why were the dementors forwarded towards Hogwarts while there's even no "being hunted down by Black" Potter?.. Maybe better put those to Diagon Alley that way, lol?
Guest chapter 4 . 7/21/2022
somewhat way too much text about his abandoned friends and the pursuers. And Sirius is sorta...submissive.
Guest chapter 3 . 7/21/2022
why not assume that there's been just a usual exotic animal trader with a jaguar? Aurors really are that bored and how come they don't check every animal as to see whether there's an animagus among them... And yea, omygod, they've unexpectedly found that woman-neighbour, what a coincidence!
And not really seeing any reason so far that his mother's wand should reject him now. Pretty shameless, I'd say.
Guest chapter 2 . 7/21/2022
the Flamels had just stopped associating with Potter and warded against him or his owl? Or why then not ask his opinion about the diary.
karmakarma2001 chapter 23 . 7/22/2022
Susan should be part of Harry's harem and carry on the Bones name as well
mumphie chapter 5 . 7/12/2022
Do hope you will turn Harry around...otherwise he is for a lot more pain and heartache...and so is everyone else.
Mikeblade chapter 11 . 6/16/2022
you mean that's why quit she quit being the minister for magic not prime minister they don't have those in the magical world.
Mikeblade chapter 1 . 6/15/2022
is it so hard to figure out he used magic to know when someone is at the door damn magicals are dumb
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