|Reviews for Fever Dreams|
| Guest chapter 5 . 5/10/2020
This is so good love Anne hanging out the window getting Lavender. It’s good at this time to reflect and relearn how our ancestors deal with disease
Love the lighthearted touches in this what wohave been a very serious moment
| wishwars chapter 5 . 5/10/2020
Omg - I love John vs the nurse’s reaction to Anne and how disrupted everything is going to be now XD Anne just leaning out the window for lavender, wandering around like a spirit - this is so good!
| YodaChick chapter 5 . 5/10/2020
I can't get the image of anne and the window out of my head. Very funny.
| Catiegirl chapter 5 . 5/10/2020
Only you can imbue the sickroom with such humour and reality- I am enjoying this so much! The nurse trying to ward off Anne with a horseshoe was brilliant, I laughed at that- and the fact that she had a perfectly sensible explanation for hanging out of Gil’s bedroom window. I was especially tickled by the way Emma joined in on the lavender quest, that was hilarious! The picture that status with me most is of Anne and the paper rose- that was our beautiful, crystal-clear hearted Anne, and I loved that so much. Xx
| OriginalMcFishie chapter 5 . 5/10/2020
oh this is going to be fun, I'm looking forward to the showdown between Annd and Miss Price
| caprubia chapter 5 . 5/10/2020
What a lovely chapter. I love how Anne got distracted by flowers in the window and that comical image of holding them with soil still attached.
My heart ached reading her whispered "I love you"s! I was surprised that Anne was voicing her feelings aloud (even if no one around to hear it). I thought that she would still be in slight denial. I wonder how long Emma and John will believe that she's betrothed to another. Poor Gil would also believe the same tale.
Miss Price is such a character. I'm not sure if I'll be able to deal with her and Anne butting heads for many chapters about how to approach Gil's treatment. Hopefully Anne will win quickly because it could be tiresome if Anne's work consistently gets undone. Anne's small changes can really help Gilbert out!
| Neph Moreau chapter 4 . 5/6/2020
Oh Miss Price (tell me her name is Fanny, please, even if Anne never learns it) is NOT going to like the state of the house, nor will she much enjoy going toe-to-toe with Anne Shirley. I’m rather anticipating it, myself. Can’t quite bring myself to feel badly for her. “Trained nurse”? From what generation?
| EllaOfDale chapter 4 . 5/6/2020
YAS QUARANTINE QUEEN how lucky are we to have kwak back in our lives right now? ugh perfect PERFECT time to discover what if Anne Shirley had to (got to!) shelter in place at the Blythe farmhouse?
I’m sorry Maud, but I’ve always secretly thought you missed a step right at the end of AotI. After reading her Book of Revelation, there’s no way our girl would sit passively by and let a letter from Phil GordonPhil Blake, rather!beat her to Gilbert Blythe’s bedside. By her own admission, the good thing about Anne is she never makes the same mistake twice, and we’ve already seen her inaction in action across the tense stand-off from slate to Blythe Gate. Been there, so she wouldn’t have re-done that.
So thank you for righting literary wrongs and writing *new* wrongs for Anne to stumble through in her rush to be a frontline medical hero! Your story has already subverted so many assumptions *I* would’ve made about how every! single! character! is reacting to this heightened reality: from Rachel’s hug blindly propelling Anne out the door rather than up the stairs, to Marilla taking Anne at her word that she doesn’t want to live in a world without Gilbert and giving up her jacket and her blessing to send Anne off into the night, to Anne’s impetuous dash running full speed toward her Gilbert only to stop and nap and tend to farm chores while she builds up the courage to knock on the door, to an exhausted Mrs. Blythe pushing to send Anne away not as a fierce wounded Mama but out of genuine concern for how Anne will now be tied to the sickroom and a willingness to try anything to revive her son, to the zig to the Keith twins delivering unmentionables when we expected you to zag to Gilbert’s bedside, and then FINALLY making it into Gilbert’s room where the expectation of seriousness and sadness flips with gaping and burning thighs and death by embarrassment happening very quickly indeed!
Friend, you are an international treasure.
AND you are systematically stripping Anne of vanity and modesty and dignityso that, even ravaged by typhoid, your Gilbert can stand fully toe-to-toe with your Anne even when he clearly can’t stand at all, because these two always work best when they meet as equalstied for first. Typhoid quickly ravaged the Cooper winner; I never realized until I read your bedside scene how much I needed to see Anne quickly dragged down a few notches so they can build each other back up together. I’m so excited to read how you’ll achieve that! spoilers: not in the way I expect.
You always, always surprise me with the choices you make, and you’ve earned my trust implicitly to mess with my absolute favorite characters in all of fiction because you always find new ways to treat them RIGHT and frankly get a lot more action along the way, because you always seem to have the right kind of pen for the innuendo Anne-Girl fangirls and fanboys crave.
Love love love from Los AngelesI missed you and the worlds you weave, and I worried for you in the firesand the fact that the past several months have been straight chaos and you still thought to share your words with all of us is a gift.
SO glad you keep (!) treating us to more tales.
Lucky, lucky, kwakpack.
| Guest chapter 4 . 5/5/2020
I love this story so much thank you for coming back!
| CahillA chapter 4 . 5/5/2020
This is an absolute delight to read. I can feel the panic in Anne, and the internal fight she has against the panic to be helpful. Seeing Mrs Blythe succumbing to her own desperation for any help whatsoever. You really bring the characters to life. Davy and Dora (although not my fave characters) are a very special treat. I can't wait to see what you write next. Thanks!
| OriginalMcFishie chapter 4 . 5/4/2020
Loving this. Looking forward to more when you have time
| Guest chapter 4 . 5/4/2020
Looking forward to finding out what happens next, please update soon.
| YodaChick chapter 4 . 5/3/2020
Despite the serious matter I couldn't help but laugh at Davey's incessant questions and comments. Look forward to reading the new chapter as I wonder if Anne and Miss Price will butt heads.
| Lavinia Maxwell chapter 4 . 5/3/2020
Davy Boy made me laugh so hard! His comment about Anne looking like an Grandmother in that dress. Gilbert Blythe was probably loving the fact that Anne got her beautiful red hair stuck under his thighs! I'm so glad that Anne Shirley is taking charge. It will be interesting to see what happens now that John Blythe and the Nurse are back. Loving your story and can't wait for the next chapter!
| caprubia chapter 4 . 5/3/2020
Oh Kwak, this is fantastic. Davy and Dora were perfection. You relayed so much information by having the twins come to drop off Anne's stuff (like that Rachel and Marilla know that Anne is staying). I love that even though Gilbert barely said anything, he was sufficiently snarky. I rather like the drama of having Anne go to Gilbert early and him being upset/embarrassed about it. When Anne went after the letter, he was so ill but grateful that she was there. This time he's not nearly as sick (still very sick) but he's mentally there enough to be embarrassed. The dynamics are so different and I love it! I can't wait to see what comes next. Brilliant writing, as usual.
Also, I'm weirdly really liking this whole sickness theme. I'd think that being in a pandemic and isolation for 7 weeks so far, I'd be against reading a story like this. But I kind of really love it! It's nice to see what our favorite Victorian (Edwardian? I can't remember what's the agreed upon timeline among fans...) couple would be dealing with being sick and having to quarantine.