Reviews for The Golden Age
Girl-chama chapter 1 . 5/2/2014
Awwwww yeah, so glad that I have saved this story until now. You are the absolute best. Your unforgiving take on reality makes delicious fiction. I'm on it!
Moi chapter 4 . 2/23/2014
Yes. I so loved this chapter. For once Snape was able to tell Harry what he thinks, uncensored. It's refreshing to see McGonagall has finally seen reason, especially regaring Dumbledore's actions. And it is very telling that Harry is still folloging the carfully crafted illusion that Dumbledore meant (him) well.
The Hermione and the Ministry chapter was brilliant. I wouldn't have thought they even had an entire department 'managing' unplanned pregnancies and the horror stories that one covered up.
As sad as it is, Kingsley Shacklebolt was spot on how the aftermath of wars are handled time and time again.
Loved your story so far.
Alyase chapter 24 . 2/18/2014
This was amazing - and terrible, at the same time. It somehow reminded me of when I first read Dorian Gray - a young, ignorant child who got swept away by life. A very unnerving, realistic story - thanks for sharing it!
Chandagnac chapter 21 . 2/10/2014
Heh. JK Rowling said in a recent interview that maybe she shouldn't have put Ron/Hermione together. She also said that they would have needed "relationship counseling."

All of which makes your story (The Golden Age) frighteningly plausible...

Good stuff!
hwyla chapter 12 . 1/23/2014
Just doing a re-read and snickering all over again regarding Harry's thoughts on wizards who confound driving examiners - snert! glee!
Reviewer chapter 5 . 12/12/2013
Hermione will always be Hermione Jane to me, because Jane was also Umbridge's middle name and it was a refreshingly subtle touch by JKR to show how the two are alike.
thebetawholived chapter 24 . 11/30/2013
Ending was rather intense. Good story but not very comfortable to read.
thebetawholived chapter 20 . 11/30/2013
I'm not a fan of Severus Snape. But I liked the chapter anyway.

Very well-written stuff.
thebetawholived chapter 17 . 11/30/2013
This is a wonderfully written story, plausible, with characters that seem true to the books, along with imaginative happenings.

However, it's too close to the world I used to work in for me to enjoy it: it's almost like being in my old job.

Great writing, though!
thebetawholived chapter 13 . 11/29/2013
Ah, mince for dinner. I should have known that was a wizarding thing.

I've always enjoyed mincemeat, especially in pies.
thebetawholived chapter 11 . 11/29/2013
Should have asked dear Narcissa about the party. Tsk, tsk.
thebetawholived chapter 10 . 11/29/2013
Max Rockatansky? Really!?

That's enough to make me . . . dare I say it? . . .

Flame chapter 20 . 11/24/2013
Well, to be fair, you make your heroes very unlikable. I mean, what Herm and Harry did was truly unspeakable... they are barley better then those they fight against, in that at least they think they are on the side of justice. Jane is annoying (well written OC I suppose), but annoying anyway; and yet is entirely correct. However, the only point is that Harry feels a littttttle OOC. If I remember the end of DH properly, he does feel sorry for Snape, and does agree that his parents were terrible..
MUAHAHAHAAH chapter 15 . 11/24/2013
The truth is a beautiful and terrible thing...
Shubhs chapter 24 . 10/26/2013
Your take was chilling but pretty damn accurate.
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