|Reviews for Regards, Harry|
| choices2make chapter 32 . 11/28/2014
Beautiful. You've changed so little and yet so much in this story. It speaks to my heart and is teaching me about love and courage. I appreciate that this story could actually have happened in the true framework of JK's story and wonder if she would be as touched as I am upon reading it...I truly hope so.
| choices2make chapter 16 . 11/25/2014
You've managed to beautifully compliment the original story with this one. Never too much nor too little.
| Aureleis chapter 44 . 8/18/2014
Just as beautifully written as the first, despite the change in format. I loved the relationship building via the letters.
| coccinellee chapter 45 . 8/1/2014
I just don't know how to describe how I feel. I absolutely loved it, more so than the first instalment. The way you chose to write them by mean of letters is really entertaining. I literally stayed awake in my bed for nearly an hour trying to think of what to write here. You story made me so happy it was almost embarrassing. I don't know what to say appart from it's brilliantly written and that you are a genius. I can't wait to read the other two. Thanks.
| JongKhan chapter 44 . 7/29/2014
This was such an excellent story. I hope there's more. I'm a sucker for well-written angst-full Severus/Harry stories, and this was certainly one of the best. Thank you for all your work in writing it.
| JongKhan chapter 36 . 7/29/2014
I have been loving this saga since the first story. A number of other chapters have brought tears to my eyes at one moment or another. But during this one, I wept. You so well captured the pain in both their positions-child and father-my hat is off to you. And for the record, I think Severus was not being too extreme in his choice of punishment. Harry HAD been warned numerous times, not only by Severus, but by Minerva (and Hermione, and Dumbledore, no doubt). Very well done.
| ButterflyMane chapter 45 . 12/30/2013
I've just re-read this story for the third time- I'm re-reading you entire series, and it just gets more gorgeous each time I do.
I think out of all of them, this one is my favourite. It shows the development of their relationship in such an ordinary, yet extraordinary way, and to use the written word, a method by which these two characters would realistically be able to tell each other how they felt about the other, is completely inspired and makes this part of the series so brilliant.
I've always cried the most when reading their messages to each other, and felt heart-warmed as they also realised how much they meant to one another.
Really, so beautifully done, and wonderfully written. I adored how you so are so clearly able to show Harry's character development and maturity, how you're able to weave little details of your own imagination in to the story to enrich the original tale, and move this one in to a work of art.
I became so engrossed in the desperate hope of it all, and this is, without doubt, one of my favourite ever stories. I'm actually a little sad that this didn't really happen, so brilliantly and poignantly have you shown just what Severus and Harry could have been for each other when given the chance.
Thanks so much for sharing your inspired talent. You write so, so wonderfully. I am eternally glad I stumbled upon this story earlier in the year, as I feel I always go on a journey too. Thanks again xxx
| missgsmith51 chapter 42 . 12/11/2013
My college dorm bathroom was hit by the "Saran Wrap trap" one Friday night when my friends were out carousing. Having stayed in my room to nurse a bad case of bronchitis, I was sober and, therefore, did not fall victim. Others were not so lucky.
| missgsmith51 chapter 41 . 12/11/2013
I'm on a reread and had already commented on chapter 40, so I couldn't suggest that Severus hit Petunia with a case of Shingles instead of a second round of chicken pox. Shingles can hit any adult who has had chicken pox- because the virus stays in the system - and it is painful, can last as long as a month, may cause lingering pain, and may well recur over one's lifetime. IMO, a Shingles curse would be right up Sev's alley. It is a totally Muggle disease, it is painful and can be debilitating, and no one would suspect a thing. I think Vernon could really do with a recurring case.
Thank you for making me blubber like a baby with Harry's eulogy for Snape and Snape's response to Harry. (Actually, I've been pretty teary for quite a few chapters.) I now have red eyes and a stuffy nose. I'm not sure what it is about your writing style, but you make it easy to "inhabit" the characters - well, Snape and Harry - and feel the emotions they are feeling ... which are becoming increasingly intense. BTW, that is definitely a compliment. :)
| missgsmith51 chapter 11 . 12/10/2013
Alice Longbottom was a Prewett? So was Molly Weasley. How were they related? Sisters? No, that couldn't be, because Ron had no, idea about the injuries they'd suffered when the kids saw Neville with them at St. Mungo's. I suppose they could be some sort of distant cousins.
| missgsmith51 chapter 10 . 12/10/2013
"... of late he was feeling oddly paternal toward one Harry James Potter." Of late? I think it's been happening a lot longer than "of late."
Poor Harry's "virtual inebriation" was hilarious. That strong a connection will probably make Snape think twice (if not ten times) about ever indulging in a one night stand - or even a long term relationship - before LV is dead and gone. Poor Snape!
| missgsmith51 chapter 4 . 12/10/2013
"Thanks again for coming last night. I know there's always the risk you'll be seen. Thanks for thinking I was worth it."
I keep thinking of all those years when Harry didn't feel "worth it" ... when he didn't feel worth anything. It must have caused a great, aching wound in his heart whenever he considered - now he had finally found someone who cared about whether he lived or died, who would stand quite literally in loco parentis - that they were not free to openly seek and offer the comfort both of them so desperately needed with what loomed on the horizon for each of them.
| missgsmith51 chapter 3 . 12/10/2013
LOL at King Tut & Freckle Bum!
| SSilverDoe chapter 25 . 11/10/2013
Alfie Boe was on BBC Radio 2 this morning and sang Bring Him Home… and I thought of you :)
www. bbc. /programmes /p01 lbr9h (without the spaces) about 18 minutes in.
| excessivelyperky chapter 44 . 9/2/2013
These are the best letters from Harry yet. At least he and Minerva understand what Snape had to do.
It's nice that Albus cared about Draco-or least was able to pretend to for a little while. But how long would it take for him to figure out how to use Draco the way used Harry and Snape?
"But what of my soul?" Snape is the only one in canon who asks that question.
Well, at least in your universe someone *does* care.