Reviews For Darkness Within II
Reviewer: GHL Signed Date: 2018.01.27 - 09:05PM Title: Chapter 19 O.W.L.s and Birthdays
Another fine chapter!
I applaud the careful and very plausible treatment of Anna's post traumatic stress -- both in terms of Tonks's sage advice beforehand, as well as Charlie's sensitivity. It had not occurred to me previously that there would be a significant benefit to a pairing with a sizeable age gap, but I imagine realistically that very few teenaged males (even those with the best of intentions) would have handled a complex reaction like that properly. I truth, from what I understand of abuse victims, there are tremendous variations in potential stress triggers and, for some victims, the presence or absence of a stress response can vary quite a bit from day to day, even hour to hour. Not easy to explain any of that to a hormonally-charged teen.
Anyway, this is a very interesting plotline you have mapped out, and interesting characters to pursue it with!
Author's Response: Thank you so much for your words of support! I'm trying to walk the delicate line of portraying some of the possible issues they may have without allowing it to take over the story. I must admit I had not thought of how their age gap would benefit Anna, but you are quite correct in stating that many teenage boys would have difficulty handling all of this so well. Charlie's age and level of experience is rather helpful in their situation. I sincerely appreciate reading your thoughts!
Reviewer: alterdream Signed Date: 2017.12.04 - 05:48PM Title: Chapter 19 O.W.L.s and Birthdays
Did you really have to end all that cuteness on a note of mystery and drama? Nasty, you should bang your head with a pot and ask for forgiveness from your readers :)
Reviewer: Aurorofthelight Signed Date: 2017.12.04 - 03:02PM Title: Chapter 19 O.W.L.s and Birthdays
Well hot diggity dog! A new chapter in this brilliant story and a great one too! Glad to see the kids did well on their Owls! I really liked the walk between Charlie and Anna and that she held his hand! Hate that she seems to be having some PTSD issues! Charlie handled it well and is obviously PO'd at Dorko1 It's a good thing for Dorko that Charlie hasn't seen him or that unfortunate accident could get ugly in a hurry! Nice birthday party until that sneaky and fiendish cliffy at the end while Charlie and Anna were dancing! Now we have to wait for the next chapter to see if that is a bond or not! :D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D
Reviewer: HP18 Signed Date: 2017.12.04 - 12:36PM Title: Chapter 19 O.W.L.s and Birthdays
I love Harry and Ginnys' burgeoning relationship. We saw Charlie's and Ron's reaction but what does the rest of the family think? And can't wait to see what's up with the golden light
Reviewer: ginnyweasley777 Signed Date: 2017.12.04 - 12:33PM Title: Chapter 19 O.W.L.s and Birthdays
You are really mean, you know that right...leaving it there like that
Reviewer: Dad Signed Date: 2017.12.04 - 12:32PM Title: Chapter 19 O.W.L.s and Birthdays
Not sure why Bill was cursing at the end. It sounds like a good thing took place, We'll see next chapter.
Reviewer: Gin110881 Signed Date: 2017.12.04 - 05:24AM Title: Chapter 19 O.W.L.s and Birthdays
Poor Charlie is even more excited than Harry was, I actually thought that wasn't possible, lol.