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Old 09-04-2016, 05:51 AM   #301
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There are some great moments in the fic, and it pains me to realize it's probably abandoned. The writing starts off okay and becomes great.

One of the unique things about it is it's underplayed but truly sympathetic view of Dark!Harry as a victim. Never overdone or overtly played for pity, but heart tugging all the same. The author does a fantastic job of seeing things from his protagonist's point of view, not the view of the series-- he's civil to Fudge's successor, even finds him occasionally relatable, and even fleetingly feels the "genuine desire" to have Slughorn as his mentor.

4.5/5. It could have been a five if it were finished! By far one of the most well-spaced out and believable AUs I've read.
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Old 09-06-2016, 12:42 AM   #302
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I don't think it's abandoned, or at least I hope not. It's not the longest we've gone without updates.
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Old 09-14-2016, 08:57 PM   #303
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its not abandoned. she updated her profile in august specifically saying it wasnt despite the long wait.

Mind it updates like a chapter every few years, but yeah.
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Old 10-13-2016, 05:27 AM   #304
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Probably one of the best and most realistic Harry in Slytherin stories I've seen. The only criticism I have is that it drags a bit on occasion, but it's well written and plotted out. The relationship he has with Millicent and Blaise is a unusual and not one that is typically portrayed. Usually, authors make him bffs with Draco and in awe of Snape.
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Old 12-16-2016, 07:48 AM   #305
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The best slytherin Harry in the whole fandom. I really like the format too - we've got more depth the further we go with the story.
Overall it nicely satisfies the question of 'What could've happened if Sorting Hat made a different choice?' and making a case that it wouldn't be bad, maybe even better than otherwise, certainly more satisfying

5/5
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