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Old 06-22-2006, 01:10 PM   #1
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Counting the Days by HeatherSinclair - NC17 - Harry/Tonks

Title: Counting the Days
Author: HeatherSinclair
Rating: NC-17
Posted: September 26, 2003
Updated: May 6, 2004
Chapters: 6
Status: Abandoned
Pairing: Harry/Tonks
Summary: Harry'fe ife is in danger and Tonks is always there to help out.
Link: http://hp.adultfanfiction.net/story....1180&chapter=1


Hmmm... Meh... I'm a bit tired... *yawn*


Checked: July 30, 2012

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Old 06-22-2006, 05:25 PM   #2
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To be blunt. I think this sucks.

For one I hate and almost always avoid first person POVs, second it seems to be written rather horribly, well in my opinion anyways. {might have something to do with my finding almost everything on Aff to be so}

And whats the fuck with this!
"Stay with Harry until sundown then take the transportation that you used after Christmas break last year to the meeting place. Stay in disguise, I think I might have another use for you after the meeting."
Cradle robber

But this is the main reason.
ook ook it back
things like this happen a lot on Aff and sometimes whole paragraghs come out looking like it was writen by a retarded monkey on speed.

And just overall stupid scenes
I spotted Kingsley Shaklebolt at the corner looking inconspicuous as he kept an eye out for us. He set down his Muggle newspaper and raised his hand to us.
How the hell can you spot someone looking inconspicuous?
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Old 06-24-2006, 11:54 AM   #3
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I Liked it but they may be only because i like 1st person POV stories
Harry pointed to the article. "I figure my magic was just expressing itself."

"That's pretty creepy, mate," Fred said.

"Yeah, You might want to see a therapist about that," George added

Blaise reached out and took my hand. She looked at me intensely for a few moments before shaking her head with a low laugh. “So, do you ever have a boring, normal day?”

I glanced back sadly at Hermione’s empty room. “Once. It was a Tuesday, I think.”
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Old 06-24-2006, 03:09 PM   #4
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Didnt liked it...
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Old 07-08-2006, 09:02 PM   #5
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Terrible spelling, it's obvious the author didn't even bother to re-read it. Lazyness like that is enough to turn me off a story. If it wasn't for that, a lot of stuff didn't make sense. Mediocre at most
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Old 07-10-2006, 01:03 PM   #6
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Err...I can't help but think that the spelling is NOT because of the AFFnet format.

I uploaded Incubus to AFFnet a day or two ago...It looks fine. I had to make no edits, there were no spelling errors...no errors caused by formatting.

This story was bland, but I liked the smut. It wasn't great, but it was good enough. Some things were weird, like the 'non-magic-aided' ability to keep on banging, but hell...its PWP.

If you can ignore the spelling errors and the odd glitches, its worth a read. Not recommended, but I won't dissuade you either.
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I agree with Yarrgh!. If you want to read plain smut, it's OK (not really good, though), but if you want some story forget about this.
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Old 07-26-2006, 09:55 AM   #8
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To be honest I didn't like it much. Spelling was bad and I cannot stand 1st person pov.
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Old 10-26-2006, 07:07 PM   #9
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average smut,awfull story plus I also hate 1st person pov
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Old 06-25-2007, 11:48 PM   #10
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I absolutely loved this story.
It was written in such a way that it made me continue reading it.
It was marvolous.
The spelling errors are not the fault of the author. The site itself tries to translate the format, and therefore sometime messes up the spelling. So, all those who insulted the author for being lazy or carless in reguards to spelling and editing, should apologize.

Heather, I like your story as did four of my other siblings. Congratulations!
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Old 08-06-2007, 01:48 AM   #11
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If the site did somthing to the spelling then it is the Authors obligation to try and fix it other than that i truly did enjoy this fic
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Old 08-06-2007, 11:27 AM   #12
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I really wonder how this got 4 stars... badly written smut, gigantic!Harry, and etc etc crap.

"I used to think true happiness involved beautiful women waking me up in the night," Xander yawned while turning on the kitchen sink. "I should have been more specific."

"Like that it shouldn't be for emergencies?" Willow said wryly.

"Like that they would have any interest in me instead of each other," he said with a wink. He started making coffee. "Ah, youth."
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Old 08-06-2007, 01:30 PM   #13
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Why? Because, my friend, he pounds Tonks into oblivian. The right way.

It's just a guilty pleasure, really.
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Old 08-12-2007, 05:47 AM   #14
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Smut. That's it.

Not that i mind, of course. That's why i read it, but it's written in a sketchy teeniebopper-style that bugs me a bit. There are no trace elements of realism at all. As far as entertainment smut goes, it's really OK, since it's not really supposed to be realistic. Some plot wouldn't be amiss, though.

Every time i try to write myself, i turn out stuff like this. Then i delete it.

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Old 12-04-2007, 12:29 AM   #15
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To be blunt. I think this sucks.

For one I hate and almost always avoid first person POVs, second it seems to be written rather horribly, well in my opinion anyways. {might have something to do with my finding almost everything on Aff to be so}
If your looking for a first person POV fic to change your mind on their quality, try reading "bungle in the jungle"- by jbern. Its what I would have a refer to as my ideally done first person POV fic. Real quality writing.
Its at http://www.fanfiction.net/s/2889350/1/

theres also a forum on it here on dlp as well. http://forums.darklordpotter.net/showthread.php?t=1629
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First of all: Why would you do this?

Second: Jbern's Bungle in the Jungle is not First Person point of view, it's Second Person point of view.
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Old 12-12-2007, 09:41 PM   #17
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Mediocore smut. Absolutely no plot. Romance is totally unrealistic (hell, practically everything is unrealistic) And, of course, metamorphomagus!sex-god!Harry made me sick.

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I won't say it's a good fic... In point of fact, calling it mediocre is charitable. That said, I confess, I'm a huge fan of craddle-robber!Tonks, and if I've a craving for it, this at least does the job. Still I prefer Scion of Gryffindor or Summer of Change.
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