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Old 11-27-2016, 01:13 PM   #1001
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Anyone tried Black Magic ?
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10762521/1/Black-Magic

HP/LotR crossover ?
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Old 11-27-2016, 01:15 PM   #1002
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Anyone tried Black Magic ?
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10762521/1/Black-Magic

HP/LotR crossover ?
No, but since you put it up on almost recommended why should I read it?
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Old 11-27-2016, 01:29 PM   #1003
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Yeah, put up the summary at least.
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Old 11-27-2016, 03:27 PM   #1004
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After rereading the first post
I will make a review thread later.
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Old 11-28-2016, 11:01 PM   #1005
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I'm kind of busy- but do yourselves a favor and read Black Luminary by YakAge.
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Old 11-29-2016, 05:48 AM   #1006
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I mean, I know you're busy and all- what with you feeling a need to include that as the opener to your post- but you could at least include a summary and a link. It takes a minute tops, especially since you can just copy and paste the information from ffn itself.
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Old 11-29-2016, 05:51 AM   #1007
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I mean, I know you're busy and all- what with you feeling a need to include that as the opener to your post- but you could at least include a summary and a link. It takes a minute tops, especially since you can just copy and paste the information from ffn itself.
This. Post some damn summaries and personal thoughts, guys. No one's going to read your recommendation if you don't.

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Old 11-29-2016, 06:37 AM   #1008
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What I don't get is that if you're so busy then don't post anything...
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Old 12-01-2016, 01:10 PM   #1009
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there are gems in this story that makes this pretty fun like when Harry gets flu;
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Happy memories surfaced to the forefront of his mind, pushing away all thoughts. His lips formed around a muttered spell, a wave of his wand and his Patronus stood before them seconds later. Small wisps of smoke moving around the antlers as the stag shook his head.

'Oh fuck!' Ding!

The stag greeted him with a silent stomp of its hoof before turning to the blonde. Its head tilted and his eyebrows shot upwards when the stag sniffed at her hair and then... sneezed.

He hadn't known it could do that. Had in fact never considered it a possibility on account of it Technically Not Being Alive. If he hadn't seen it with his own eyes he'd have thought it impossible but he'd definitely seen smoke shoot out of the nostrils which was on a whole new level of What the Fuck?

Great.

Even his damn Patronus was coming down with the flu.

Harry inwardly groaned.

He was so not in the mood for his Patronus doing weird shit.

As if sensing his thoughts, the stag turned and sneezed. Again. On him.

The smokey remnants lingered behind his glasses, blurring his vision before the wisps evaporated.

'Bless you,' chirped in the blonde.

He chose to ignore the damn stag bowing his head in thanks cos yeah, no. Not today.

'Tell Hermione and Luna that the contract is out.'

It didn't soar away like he'd expect it to. No. Rather, the damn thing took it's slow and sweet time. Slow, lazy steps moved it forward. Then the fucking thing stopped short of reaching the far wall, before turning to them and giving him a sad and pathetic look that begged of, Do I have to?

Harry's mouth fell open and when he didn't respond, the stag moved forward and slowly crept through the wall.
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Old 12-01-2016, 02:22 PM   #1010
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The Red Knight is fun. Not perfect, but fun, and I can forgive a fic a whole lot if it actually portrays Ron as the genuinely good guy with solid intuition and a sense of humor he was in canon.

Part of what makes it fun for me is the feeling that it's about a canon Ron being tossed into a fanfic/fanon universe, and being utterly perplexed by it:
 

He's confused by Harry being a girl.
He's confused by Molly's behavior because he was raised by canon Molly and this is fanon Molly (horrible shrill harpy, was intentionally trying to find Potter at 9 3/4, only likes Ginny, etc.).
He's confused by Violet and Hermione hating him, which is probably because they only knew horrible fanon Ron.
He's confused by the idea that there are magic contracts for everything, even friendship.

TL;DR: "Ya best start believin' in bad fanon stories, mister canon Ron... yer in one!"

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Every time Ron says "m'lady" I keep imagining him tipping a fedora. [The Red Knight]'s a good fic, though, and I've been following. Solid 3/5 for me.
Yeah, it wasn't too bad in the early chapters where it was used rarely and seemed sarcastic, but the m'ladying has been growing increasingly constant and awful as time goes on. It's a shame since the way Ron was winding Daphne up and throwing in the occasional innuendo, while written in a clunky and exaggerated fashion, was at least more appealing than the average fanfic romance (which reads like the fantasy of a niceguy fedora-tipping virgin or the female equivalent). The m'ladying is pulling it further and further into that territory.
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Old 12-01-2016, 09:43 PM   #1011
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there are gems in this story that makes this pretty fun like when Harry gets flu;
Yeah that story definitely has its funny moments.

It's light and funny for the most part. It I'm enjoying it without trying to overanalyze its faults.

Plus, the cafe scene at the very end of Chapter 4 made me spew my drink all over my friend, so that's a plus.
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Old 12-02-2016, 11:19 PM   #1012
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Damn. How had I never read that? It's imaginative, witty, decent from a technical standpoint and manages to make the tired cliche of being kidnapped to resolve a prophecy work.

Must have been all the Ron hate in the fandom...

Gotta start looking through all the other non Harry centric stories for some gems I might have missed.
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Old 12-04-2016, 04:48 PM   #1013
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Damn. How had I never read that? It's imaginative, witty, decent from a technical standpoint and manages to make the tired cliche of being kidnapped to resolve a prophecy work.

Must have been all the Ron hate in the fandom...

Gotta start looking through all the other non Harry centric stories for some gems I might have missed.

This was just bloody briliant. Shame it is abadoned...really would like to know how it ends. I just think that Dubledore is a little bit off. He must know that Ron was put under the incredible pressure and most people would just break.
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Old 12-09-2016, 05:39 PM   #1014
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Title: Stay Standing
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Pairing: Ron/[His Hand]Hermione
Rating: M
Link: https://www.fanfiction.net/s/7523798/1/Stay-Standing
Story Summary: A magical infection has Ron critically ill, but after the devastation of the war he decides his family and friends don't need to know. How long can he hide it though? And how will the consequences of his actions change the course of the future?

Has this been recc'd here before? I checked the library but well it's an old story though it recently updated and got to the er- it's finally getting to the point.
The summary is kind of misleading it's not an average hurt/comfort fic.
On that note, there was one or two things that irked me like Ron and his interaction with his family and slightly annoying Hermione.

It was well written, and had a lot of creative an unique ideas! I'd say this is one of the best Ron-centric fics I've read lately (Red Knight got me into Ron centric). I feel like the author should've made one of the tags mystery since they've made the plot so intriguing, and they've done a lot of well done flashbacks though I disliked most of the magic they've tweaked.
Overall after it's completed I think it should go into the library since while the beginning was irritating (too much fluff bait~like that's what it implied it was going to turn into but a lot of pointless angst and annoying Weasleys) but by the end I was surprisingly left wanting more.

I think that it could've done with better written fight scenes and less well copying Harry, overall it was a good story an like I said the best part was Ron characterization and thought process (though a bit too much angst) and after it's completed- which hopefully will be soon with an amazing ending to make up for meh beginning- I'll probably make a review thread here unless there has already been one.

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Old 01-10-2017, 08:14 AM   #1015
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This is a very weird, crackish but interesting story. Nothing really makes a lot of sense here, so it's better just go with the flow. Quite fun, quite funny and with very interesting takes on the characters.

While I feel Harry and Sally-Ann are a bit too much, specially the latter, it's good. I will just say this, Ron is Abomination from the Outerrealms and a nice friend.

Very short and done in small segments instead of a complete rehash, thankfully.

Basic premise is, Harry gets raised by a kinda crazy mercenary witch after a successful robbery, where he's the robbed one.

Edit: Yeah, Sally Ann is definitely the biggest issue with the fic. She's just too much and with little space. Since there's very little actual in developing the scenes and characters, she feels like a forced down intruder, where the author keeps trying to shove her saying "remember her? Your best friend? She's great isn't she? Isnt she?"
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