I thought this was very well-written! There were some excellent insights into Draco's character and some great lines. I only wish it were longer, especially since the end is such a cliffhanger of sorts... :)
Good job, I enjoyed reading it! ~Gina :)
Author's Response: Cliffhanger, eh? Never thought of that, though I see your point now that you mention it. It's only a short fic 'cos I've never written Draco before; I find it hard to like him, though I know he's more bark than bite. Even when he was been rescued by Harry & Co, intead of being grateful, he just bu**ered of, always thinking of number one. Mark of a coward, I suppose. But it was the scraps of humanity he showed when he couldn't kill Dumbledore, and when he couldn't quite admit to his Aunt Bella that the boy the Snatchers had captured was, in fact, Harry Potte, that made me try to explore his character a little. I'm afraid this little effort was all I could manage, though. Cool that you liked it! Ta muchly for the feedback, CbK.
I loved the scarlet letter allusion!
I have a great appreciation for people who write about characters in ways we never thought of. This was beautifully tragic! And I can look at the Malfoys in a new perspective. Good job!
Author's Response: Yeah, it was probably difficult for the Malfoys directly after the battle, and for a long time afterwards, even if Harry did speak up for Narcissa and/or Draco. Would be a nightmare to be born into their family after the war, given that they were probably the biggest social pariahs around for a good long time. Ta muchly for the feedback CbK