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Live...or Die Trying by missgranger2 Rated: RT - Restricted Themes starstarstarstarhalf-star [Reviews - 0]
Summary: Hermione becomes bitter and lost after Ron and Harry leave her.
Categories: The Broomshed > Erotic Couplings
Characters: Harry Potter, Hermione Granger, Ron Weasley, Various
Genres: Angst, Comedy, Romance
Time Period: Post-War
Warnings: Alternate Universe, Strong Language, Strong Sexual Content
Series: None
Chapters: 33 Table of Contents
Completed: No Word count: 134755 Read Count: 66808
[Report This] Published: 02/09/2008 Updated: 05/29/2011
Reviewer: ker_splat Signed
Date: 12/03/2010 Title: Chapter 29: Fate and Circumstances

Wilma Dearing?

Buck Rogers?

What an interesting source for inspiration. 



Author's Response:

Hello Lovely ker_splat!

  *laughs* Yes, I used to watch the Buck Rogers' TV show as a child and a crush on Gil Gerard for years. (painful to admit-but true)  I thought about using the name Ardala, but I don't think she had a last name. *giggles*

XXX,

missgranger2 

And You Will Have Me Live by Seraphime Rated: MT - Mature Themes starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 0]
Summary: Pansy Parkinson's life had been set in stone since she was a little girl with no hope of it ever changing. However a chance meeting on Christmas Day with Ron Weasley changes everything for better and for worse.
Categories: Remains of the Day > Eternity
Characters: Draco Malfoy, George Weasley, Pansy Parkinson, Ron Weasley
Genres: Action/Adventure, Angst, Romance
Time Period: Post-War
Warnings: Angst, Het, Strong Sexual Content, Violence
Series: None
Chapters: 18 Table of Contents
Completed: No Word count: 92518 Read Count: 9030
[Report This] Published: 09/18/2009 Updated: 09/30/2010
Reviewer: ker_splat Signed
Date: 01/08/2010 Title: Chapter 1: Chapter 1

I'm enjoying this story and check frequently to see if you've updated. I like how you've fleshed out Pansy. You don't get a lot to work with from canon and it's easy for writers to turn her into a shrew but you've gone and created a sympathetic character who jives with what little we know of her via JKR.

I think you got a little heavy-handed with the "this relationship is doomed" aspect of Pansy/Ron, unless that was an attempt to convey something about Pansy's character. With the Epilogue floating out there it made those sections come across as foreshadowing and not character. I'm not sure what you were aiming for there.

Like I said, I look forward to the next chapter and I eagerly await the Pansy/Hermione confrontation you've got simmering in back. 



Author's Response:

I am happy to hear you are enjoying the story and the Pansy I have created here. I've really tried to make her compliant with the canon (outside of the epilogue -- I'm still saying bull hockey to that one :) obviously.)

The 'relationship is doomed' aspect -- you will learn more about that in the next few chapters. As I have tried to make this Pansy's story, she knows the back-story which means she isn't always direct about her comments and neither is Draco.

There is definitely more to Pansy than meets the eye 0:)

Reviewer: ker_splat Signed
Date: 01/11/2010 Title: Chapter 10: Chapter 9

Now I'm really looking forward to the Pansy/Hermione showdown!

Author's Response: It's still a few chapters a way, but I think you will like what happens next 0:)

A Heart Broken by Ginfan Rated: MT - Mature Themes half-star [Reviews - 0]
Summary: When Hermione returns from a visit with Ginny and Harry on their island with an all over tan how will Ron react? 
Categories: Remains of the Day > Eternity
Characters: Ginny Weasley, Harry Potter, Hermione Granger, Ron Weasley
Genres: Angst, Comedy, Drama
Time Period: Post-War
Warnings: Angst, Hurt/Comfort, Love/Hate
Series: None
Chapters: 11 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 17894 Read Count: 8552
[Report This] Published: 01/27/2010 Updated: 01/27/2010
Reviewer: ker_splat Signed
Date: 01/27/2010 Title: Chapter 1: Chapter 1

I wish more people would put Ron Bashing warnings on their stories. I read the first chapter (having never read any of your other fics) and thought that you were going on a very tough path of delving into the relationship between Ron and Hermione. Don't get me wrong, what Ron did was horrible and indefensible and I was very curious to see how their life together could continue. I even went back and skimmed Stranded to see if there was any justification for Ron's beliefs.... of which there was very little. So here was the potential for a very dark, very complex R/Hr story.

I don't have the words to express my disappointment in seeing how you took took Ron's massive screw up and used it as the justification to turn every single character against him. It was wrong for Ron to hit Hermione but perfectly fine for Ginny to use magic to assault her brother. Lots of Bad!Ron, bad which... don't get me wrong, was to some extent completely justified! But you took it way over the top.

I've never written a negative review before, normally when I have nothing nice to say I just shut the Hell up. But your ending left me so disgusted... Why did Ron hit Hermione? Because he thought she had slept with Harry and Ginny. And how does this story end? With Hermione heading off to bed Harry and Ginny. You justify and confirm Ron's jealousies.