They say the road to Hell is paved with the best of intentions. [Winner of Persephone33's excellent Time Turner '09 contest]Category: Long and Completed
Oooh, I love your little introduction at the top. For a second, I thought he was going to say it was all Ginny's fault! Lol!
I really really like this and cannot wait for you to update (tomorrow is so far away). I will properly review the fic when you have fully posted it. I am very excited to see what happens next. ^^
Narcissa! Wow. I love how you portrayed Narcissa here. That woman is awesome!
Okay, I really really liked this. I see why it won first place. I feel so sorry for Draco, but he deserved it (Scorpius, however, did not). Hopefully, he will have a beautiful son and daughter with Ginny? Pretty please? I will imagine it anyway. ^_~
Needless to say, I was somewhat frightened by Ginny. Ginny married to Harry seems to equate 'bitch'. However, she was so very real. When her son is alive, she doesn’t want to change the past; when he son is dead, she does. It's ery hypocritical and very human. So, excellent characterisation of both her and Draco.
I like how when he went further back in time, he was drawn to Ginny and she to him. In the future, they are drawn over the issue of their sons and their hatred towards one another. In the past, it is over looks, feistiness, and arrogance. Lol. Ah, youth.
I am very happy you put in the Dumbledore bit. I love seeing him as a mediatory or guide in fics. While Snape often appears to be the most appropriate for this role in DG fics, in this one Dumbledore fits perfectly.
“I believe, if I am correct –and I usually am- that smashing your Time Turner here, in my Present, will render your timeline null and void.” -- So Dumbledore. I giggled.
All-in-all, you did an excellent job, especially with the explanation of your title. I do love adages. ^_~ And I loved this story. Very well done. (And yay for the happy ending!)
Every teenager has a moment that is so horrible and embarrassing that they wish it had never happened. Usually, they simply have to learn to live with the consequences. But, she is no ordinary teenager. She's a witch with access to a Time-TurnerCategory: Completed Short Stories
[Second place winner in persephone33's Great D/G Time-Turner Contest 2009]
SQUEE! Heheh, this was so adorable. I loved it. It so reminds me of something Kim (Boogum) would write -- not to detract or take away from your wonderful writing. I just really really liked this!!
He smirked at her. “Was it everything you expected, Weaselette?” -- Best line, ever!
You did a great job like this. You should write more one-shots. I demand it. ^_^
Author's Response: *blushes* I don't mind being compared to Boogum/Moogle at all! She's one of my favorite authors, and way back I thought that my style was similar to hers. It's quite a compliment that you thought so too! I may be forced into more one-shots. The long ones are very, very time-consuming to put together, since I tend to do complex plots. Thank you so much!!!!
Draco and Ginny are secretly dating, up until he makes a big mistake and she leaves. Once he realizes what a huge mistake he's made he becomes determined to do anything to win her back.Category: Completed Short Stories
Excerpt: “But…I love you and I can’t live without you. I will do anything.”
“If what? If I take you back?”
“I blew it, I know, but if you could just give me a second chance…”
“A second chance?! You don’t get it do you? Yes, you blew it. That means it's over. You had your chance. I gave you everything. I gave you the chance I never should have in the first place because for some reason I thought...that you were different. I gave you everything...
My critical side tells me that this could have use a little SPaG check, but my sentimental side appreciates the emotion in this. It is raw and real and how a conversation based on trust and 'chances' would turn out. I would have been satisfied with a good or bad ending. I empathise with both Draco and Ginny.
Author's Response: Your critical side is probably correct. LLOL! I have some things I need to work on, I know. If it had ended bad, just out of curiosity and from one writer to another, how do you think it would have gone? I've never written a story in which it didn't work for them and it's hard for me to imagine.
If it had ended bad, just out of curiosity and from one writer to another, how do you think it would have gone?
Well, Ginny could have just said no and never given him a second chance. She would have been justified, and I would have still been content with the piece. Of course, I would have probably ended it (if I wrote a bad ending for the two) with either Draco dwelling on the consequences of his actions some years down the road or perhaps wrote something to the effect of how star-crossed lovers are never meant to be, or how it wasn't their time, perhaps in their next life. However, I like your ending because I, too, am a romantic at heart. ^^
Author's Response: I can totally see that. And Harry/Ginny fans, or just anyone against D/G, would've been good with that. And hey, if it had been written well, mayeb it wouldn't have been so bad. But, like you said, romantic at heart and bad endings just won't do for me. LLOL! ;D
Not everything is as it seems behind the walls of Malfoy Manor. I would know. I've seen her before, and I know her story: Ginevra Malfoy.Category: Completed Short Stories
Oh, JT, this is lovely. I really liked the narration. It was very refreshing. Well done. I hope to see more one-shot from you in the future. ^^ ~Lia
Author's Response: I was really excited when I saw this! It cool knowing that you'd read my story, since I love Time for Plan B (and Mine, Forever...and Never Forget...and Red Flags and Long Nights...okay, basically all your works). I'm glad you liked the narration; I wanted to write about how somebody else saw the D/G relationship without personally knowing either of them. I'm trying to do a one-shot/week because I want to prep myself for writing a long fic, so I will definitely be trying to write more one-shots. Thanks again so much for reading and reviewing, Lia, and please update Time for Plan B soon! :)
Sometimes, Ginny just wanted to break mirrors so she'd be certain to live for another seven years. She wondered if seeing her face splinter like Draco's mind already had would be worth it.Category: Works in Progress
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Mmm, this is a very dark piece. I like how you have Ginny angry that the Order uses non-Dark spells, which are more effective, whereas the Death Eaters can inflict damage with a sort of impunity that she clearly envies. If I were Ginny, I'd be envious and rankled too.
Your imagery is colourful, to juxtapose against the darkness of the plot and actions themselves. Colours are very important here, as is the image of those involved--colours of spells, of bruises, and of bright lights. You also take time to describe the greasy hair, the unkempt appearances, and the numerous white scars. Nothing is grey, nor is it black and white. The colours symbolise, to me, a living, breathing tale. It signifies that this is a story of action. It is war that takes place in the here and now--war that is exploding with colour.
Then you place someone like Fred, who cannot see at all, in the middle of it. We are given an entirely different point of view: war with no sight. I wonder if he will introduce us to the taste, touch, and smells of war. And I also wonder if his lack of sight provides him with another type of sight: insight. Will he provide us with the emotionless facets of war? I can already sense that he is cold. He does not see war the way the others do. This could make him a rather good leader, if he could get over his own self-pity. To me, he’s almost like a Mad-Eye Moony now. Perhaps I am reading way too much into the twins, especially since they are not the focal point of the story. Lol. But, I like how you have Fred, so let’s leave it at that.
Out of the transformations of the Trio, I especially like how you kept Hermione the same. I never saw her as one to break unless one of the others died, particularly Harry. Since Ron is the one who is now broken, it makes sense that Hermione builds herself up to be even stronger, for him. I do hope we see more of Ron, because I am very much intrigued by him.
I shall do my analysis of Ginny and Draco as I read more. I don’t like to assess them from the get-go. I will say that Ginny does seem a little dark--in a good way. Obviously, I already know that Ginny is pregnant with Draco’s child. The question is why. I shall have to read on and find out.
Lovely premise, my dear, and very well-written and thought out. Kudos.
Draco is in love with Astoria. Astoria is in love with Harry. Harry is in love with Ginny. So, how did Draco end up married to Ginny?Category: Works in Progress
Oh, JT, this is positively dee-lish! I find myself both liking and hating Astoria--hating that she's such a tease, but loving the mouth on her. Lol! I adore it when women put Draco in his place. I cannot wait to see Ginny do it to Draco. Hehe.
I also think you are spot on, so far, with the characterisation of Draco. He is obsessive, pompous, and proud -- with a side of pathetic. Your Ginny seems a bit better than canon!Ginny, of whom I began to dislike after OotP. I love how she brings up Harry to trump Astoria's Draco. Hehe. Nice. I shall definitely read on.
Author's Response: LIA!!!!!!! Oh, Lia, I hope the fact that you're on FIA reviewing stories means that you will be returning to us very soon, and hopefully with tons of updates with Plan B, Prelude, Mine, Forever, and that lovely L/G sequel and prequel! Oh, and I definitely know what you mean with Astoria. She's kind of a bitch now, but she'll get a lot better. Ginny is definitely more adept at owning Draco, though, and she'll show that time and time again. And I'm so glad that you think Draco isn't OOC. Yes, obsessive, pompous, proud, and overly arrogant are all qualities I see in him. I'm glad that Ginny is working for you too, because I didn't really love her in the books. I mean, she was a neutral/bordering pathetic character for me pre-OOTP. She got a lot more likeable after that, but was never my favorite character. :) Thanks again for reading and reviewing!
"It's you," Astoria glared, dusting her shirt with a look of disgust.
"I'm glad that you've learned basic identification, Astoria. It's nice to see that there's something there under that frizzy mass..."
I actually spit out the cookie I was eating when I read this. Nice. Lol! Well, this is an interesting chapter, and Draco's encounter with Ginny turned out how I had expected. That is also quite the arbitrary law Draco found. It shall be interesting to see if it can be circumvented at any point as it can't possibly be valid in this day and age. :(
Lovely chapter! I am on to the next. ^_^
Author's Response: Hehe, I'm glad that you liked the line since I was trying to create a bit of banter between Astoria and Ginny to show their animosity towards each other. That's really funny (and flattering!) that I made you laugh, though. I'm glad that you liked the chapter though, and that the D/G encounter wasn't random and out of the blue. The law is quite archaic and unfair, as GoldenFawkes pointed out, but it's merely a plot device. I'm sure somehting like that today would cause an outrage. :) Thanks again for reading and reviewing!
Haha! This is awesome. This story is definitely going to be tracked. You better update regularily, unlike some other people (like myself). :D I am loving this and cannot wait to see where it goes. Do you have any idea how long it is going to be?
Great job! Keep up the good work. I will be watching. ^_~
Author's Response: Thank you so much! I'm really, really flattered that you're going to track this story. :) It should be updated pretty regularily, about 1-2 a week if I can. And you, dearest Lia, should try to give us readers a bit of an update, or a little bone if you will. *gives an injured sniff. You gave us a pretty evil cliffie as to what exactly plan B would be, and I've been consistently checking for updates ever since. :) As for this story, I would say about 20-30 chapters of about the same length. Yep, it's going to be a bit of a long one. Things are always subject to change, though. :)
Weasley smelled nice. There wasn't even the barest hint of farm animals on her.
LOL! Oh, JT, how you make me laugh. I love your snarky Draco in this. You're taking it nice and slow--the way I like it. Don't rush a thing--except your next update! ^_^
Author's Response: Thank you so much! That was definitely my favorite line as well. I figured it was a pretty Draco-like thing to say...silly him. :) And I'm so happy that I can make you laugh because I can not even count how many times I've laughed at Time for Plan B. I'm glad you like Draco, too. :) As for the taking it slow, it's actually might get physical in about...5 chapters? I don't know, but I hope you won't be disappointed. And I will try to update soon. :) Thanks again for reading and reviewing!
Draco realizes that some things that are broken can never be fixed.Category: Completed Short Stories
Very dark. I think I must go read fluff after this...
I like how you brought Narcissa into this. She was very much in character, and at the same time I wanted to jump up and give her a big hug. And Draco...I can't help but be a sucker for a redemptive-seeking Draco who will never find forgiveness. He deserves this pain.
You should really write more one-shots like this, Ann. I am very impressed. ~Lia
Author's Response: You're such an ego feeder. But thank you. It's funny because everyone keeps telling me this was so dark, and you know that was the one thing I was really worried about. Narcissa was a last minute addition but I'm thankful for it because it gave Draco that final push to admit his wrongs, and then he doesn't get forgiveness. It's lovely really. I'll have to go read the fluff that I think you put up on the Review Society thread and review it. Thanks for the review. -Ann
Draco's deepest, darkest secret is accidentally revealed to the world. A hissy fit ensues.Category: Completed Short Stories
HAHA! Omg that was priceless. Thank you for posting this! I can't stop laughing.
Author's Response: I'm glad you liked it. As a general note to everyone, thank you so much for your reviews, you make me feel so... well, funny! I've got a few more I'm working on that hopefully I will post in the near future. But til then, thanks everyone for your positive feedback!
When Ginny Weasley was six years old, she freed a genie from a bottle.Category: Completed Short Stories
That was adorable. ^^
Author's Response: Thank you! I'm glad you liked it! :)
My mother told me once that she hated to see birds kept in a cage. She said that birds were not made to be trapped behind bars; they were made to fly.Category: Completed Short Stories
Oh, I really like this Kim. It's so bitter-sweet. Ginny is so different, but in a good way, I find.
I can see that you strayed from your normal humour/romance (with fluff), and you are going for realism, which is often sad. I am left wondering what made Ginny so wild and carefree. So many little mysteries.
What I love the most about this story are your little descriptions: She was so close I could count the tiny freckles on her nose and see the different shades of brown that painted her irises. You just sprinkle them throughout the fic, and it makes it such a pleasure to read. I am reminded of licking chocolate off fingers. Delicious. ^^
Author's Response: Thanks, Lia. That's a compliment indeed. ^_^
I've had a couple of comments from my FF reviewers that they felt Ginny was more like Luna (which I knew was a danger when I first got the idea), but I like to think she still has her usual Ginny spirit. I really wanted to write a more carefree and wild Ginny -- one who doesn't have to be held back by family rivalries or even people's expectations -- and I loved the idea of creating a character who has such a deep connection with the land, wind and rain (as I do myself). I also wanted to steer well clear of the typical 'bantering' DG story that I normally write. You're right, I didn't want to write fluff, but I always knew it was going to be bittersweet in the end.
about draco and ginny's secret nightly sessions. :p the usual.Category: Poetry
Aww, this was adorable.
I really like how you kept the simple 4-line rhyming scheme (ABCB). To me, it made the poem more lyrical, like a song.
Four years, five months and twenty-three days. Ginny feels the weight of every minute with no regrets because each second has dragged her that much closer to Draco Malfoy.Category: Long and Completed
You know that moment when time stands still and you’re suspended above everything, catching all the angles? And somehow you know this here, this now matters?
What more can I say? Well, I can say a lot more, and I will. But to continue with the word brilliant: your prose is brilliant; your dialogue is brilliant; your characterisation is brilliant. I am truly in awe. There are very few stories that move me or excite me. Yours manages to do both.
To begin, you opening scene is magical, in a depressing way. Oh, and I say that in the nicest way possible. I mean, how do you take the compliment that you write funerals in a magical way? 'I had fun reading your descriptions about death and sorrow. Wee!' Well, needless to say that I am in love with your imagery and your description of everyone's reactions, especially George's muted anger.
Draco's scene is equally depressing. It’s made even gloomier with the fact that his entry is dated on his birthday. Poor lad. And while it is a horribly disheartening scene, I am captivated by his intuitiveness: There's something inescapably worth it in knowing a woman waits for you in a house the two of you can make a home. Sigh, chivalry is not dead with our Draco…or at least we hope not.
What I think I love the most about your writing, besides the fluid prose and delightful banter, is your casual commentary on certain characters--their development and their flaws: It's not enough to be the cleverest witch of her generation; [Hermione] wants tangible proof of it. Ginny wonders who she's trying to impress, these invisible critics only Hermione seems to see. Phenomenal. Spot on.
And Luna's tea party and pep talk with Draco? Fantastic! I just love how you pay attention to every detail. Your writing is such a pleasure to read. You have the ability to make me laugh, smile, and gasp--especially the scene where Draco is sleeping, and Ginny wakes him up. God, you paint such a vivid picture. I could see his confusion and fear--the animal instinct taking over.
And as the timeline progresses, you subtly and artfully demonstrate the maturity of our characters--and make them even more entertaining. Your banter just gets better and better. And the fluidity and naturalness of it? Brilliant! (I don't think I used the word 'brilliant' enough when associating it with you, wouldn't you agree?) ^_~
I cannot wait to read what happens next. I shall definitely be keeping an eye out for what you have to offer us next.
Amazing read. Amazing job.
Author's Response: I responded over at FFN but I wanted to let you know again how much I appreciated your taking the time to write me such a fabulous review. :)
Sometimes, in stories like these, where they are broken down in parts, the last half often doesn’t read as well as the first, and you find yourself skimming to the end, to make sure that your couple get together. Your story is not one of those stories. I can’t bring myself to skim. I want to digest every word. You are that talented of a writer. And what makes you so talented is the ability to find beauty in the mundane, in every day events. Harry and Ginny’s relationship is normal and expected and--for once--Harry is not vilified! Thank you.
What I forgot to mention in my first review was that I love your little italic side-notes from Draco and Ginny. I’m having fun trying to guess who says what. I have deduced that most of the terse comments are from Draco. Am I right? Heh.
I also forgot to mention that I love your style and the little devices you employed to convey a relatively complicated and complex story into so few words. While this story could have easily become epic in length (and I still would have loved it), I must say that I appreciate your condensed version over a lengthy one. Brevity is the soul of wit after all. I forget who said that. Bah, I’m too lazy to look it up. All I know is that it’s not my quote. ^_~
Of course, as always, I love your descriptions and imagery. You always manage to choose the right words to convey a feeling or sentiment: She loves the feel of the sheer empty space around her, the same reason she loves to fly; there’s no freedom like true, untethered freefall. And I especially love when you parallel or mirror those sentiments and expressions between characters: He loves flying: the feel of being cradled by razor-cold wind and the knowledge that no matter how far he flies—flees, falls, soars—or wherever he goes, always, always there is another sky. Clever girl, you!
Oh, and don’t think I didn’t notice the UST going on with the inn room scene. *fans face* Lord have mercy! I was practically screaming at Ginny to jump his bones! Lol. You have a real knack for leading the reader on. I anticipated the ending more than I have of any story in a long time. And that ending? When Draco kisses her back, hard and warm, Ginny hopes that if she holds on long enough, they’ll never break this freefall. *swoons* Just enough fluff and just enough poetic realism to make me very, very content.
Marvellous job, my dear. Brilliant. Brilliant. Brilliant. Please do write more. I implore you. This is a favourite amongst favourites! *gives you a standing ovation* Bravo!
Author's Response: Sigh. Your reviews are just lovely. Reading through it is a guaranteed way to make me look like a loon with a huge grin on my face. Thank you so much for your kind words, my dear! :)
I have only one negative thing to say here: WHERE ARE THE REVIEWS???
Seriously, people! This is a brilliant piece of work. It's something you can read over and over, and it makes your heart melt and do that little fluttery thing. It's real. It's raw. It's beautiful.
APPRECIATE THIS! I do. ^_^
“I've got a proposition, for you,” Draco started. He took a sip of tea, glancing at her through his eyelashes as she eyed him warily. “And seeing how you took delicious advantage of me in my drunken and vulnerable state last night, I don't think you have any right to say no.” ABANDONED.Category: Works in Progress
Jessica, you potty mouth! Lol!
Seriously though, this is an excellent start to what looks to be an excellent story. It's so very raw with its imagery and characterisation, and I love that.
Besides from the obvious and delightful humour you have going on, you have some great set ups and deliveries: “I see,” she answered. Only, her “I see” was indeed meant in the gravest way imaginable…
Lovely, lovely. While I am not a fan of Harry bashing, I do like your premise. And, so far, I love your Draco is in character--especially how you expertly describe how Draco would have normally laughed at and revelled at the opportunity to ridicule Ginny. But he can't because he now knows her and wants to get to know her better, in a physical sense, of course: Besides, she'd been a damn good shag—as far as he could remember—and if he ever hoped for a repeat, it would be unwise for him to belittle her now.
And being the Slytherin that he is, he finds opportunity where others would walk away or just show pity. Sneaky Draco! ;)
Excellent start, my dear. I cannot wait to see what happens next!
Author's Response: Laaaa. I'm not a potty mouth IRL. :x Hence my slight embarrassment with this chapter. Also, I'm trying not to bash Harry too much. He's still a good guy. He's just.... Okay. You'll see about that later. I'm glad you like it, though. ^___^ And thanks for the challenge! This was totally supposed to be a one-shot, but after Draco and Ginny woke up, they told me they wanted a full story. I was afraid of the mutiny, so I complied. I've already started planning the next chapter and Draco's wit gets away with him. So many innuendos. *dizzy* Thank you for the review!
Add one fairy godmother, a randy prince, glass slippers, a conniving redhead, and a rather distressed Draco Malfoy. Mix it together and you've got one very twisted fairy tale.Category: Completed Short Stories
Draco simply groaned and then picked up his skirts and fled from the ballroom, not even caring how undignified his retreat looked.
Lol! Brilliant, Kim. I was cackling at work. The rank and file think I've gone bonkers again. I can't believe I haven't reviewed this before on FFN.
Author's Response: It was hiding amongst the Through the Keyhole series. I forgot I even had it, but I realised it was over 1000 words, so I decided to upload it here. If it's not completely sad to say, I actually laughed myself when I read over it again. I don't know how I come up with these things sometimes.
Ginny blames her stubbornness for a choice that ends up costing everyone.Category: Completed Short Stories
The nurse hurried away, and they sat quietly for a long time, holding hands as tears rolled down Ginny's face. Their relationship had been hanging by a thread already, and Ginny was certain that this was the beginning of the end.
Gah, this is so very sad and poignant. Originally, I was upset that Ginny was playing Quidditch, but she's a stubborn girl and I can't fault her one of her qualities that I also respect.
“I'm... I'm pregnant.”
Madam Pomfrey tucked her wand away slowly, straightened Ginny's bedsheets, wrote a few notes on her clipboard, and then finally picked up Ginny's hand, holding it tightly between hers. Her face was drawn and weary. “No love. Not anymore. I'm so sorry.”
This part was so gutting and yet so real. I really felt like I was in the moment with Ginny and Pomfrey.
The part with Ginny's burying her unnamed unborn child is really what did me in, though. And while the ending was sad, there was a small measure of hope shared in their mutual grief.
Well done, m'dear.
Author's Response: yes, ginny is super stubborn. in our rpg i've tried to keep her true to character.
thanks so much for reviewing. it was hard to write, really. i've put in a few good years with her character and this is the worst thing she's gone through. *sniffles*
When Draco comes across a group of students playing a Muggle game whilst on prefect duty, what will he do?Category: Completed Short Stories
This is brilliant. Lol!
“Well, Draco, you see we’re playing a role playing game,” Blaise said slowly.
“All of you?” Draco looked incredulous. “Isn't that a little polygamous and public? And with -”
*cackles* Oh dear Lord! Lololol! I was highly entertained. Great characterisation, great plot - very original. My inner geek loved it! ^^
Ginny fills in for a sick George delivering Weasleys' Wizarding Wheezes products, but becomes suspicious of one customer in particular...Category: Completed Short Stories
Lol. This was adorable, Jessica.
Author's Response: Thanks, Lia! Glad you thought so. n_n
“Welcome to The Cottage,” Lucy said. “You are here to work out your issues in order to integrate back into society.”Category: Long and Completed
On top of the tallest hill of an endless field of flowers, Draco receives a second chance and a taste of freedom.
Written for elle_blessing in the 2010 Draco/Ginny Fic Exchange on LiveJournal, and winner of Best Story Overall.
REVISED ENDING AS OF 2/20/2018.
Don't you love how I say "I'll review this on the weekend when I have more time", yet here I am? *sheepish grin*
What I like about this prologue, is that we actually see Draco being punished for his crimes. In canon (or at least what we suspect of canon) is that Draco was never punished - thanks to Harry. It's nice to know that Draco would be punished. It allows for a softer side of Draco to be revealed - and to be considered plausible.
It's also interesting how you work in the atmosphere of the new Azkaban, juxtaposing Draco's 'new' demeanour, mood. He is a man who has almost lost hope, who has made himself deaf not just to the world that surrounds and threatens to engulf him but to his own guilty conscience. Even now, after seven years have passed, he still seems to be in denial, having Fate shoulder the blame. That is not to say that Fate has no blame, but it is interesting to see how he psychologically represses things.
Yet there is hope. And you show that glimmer of hope through your analogy of a caged bird. It's quite lovely imagery - both uplifting and depressing. And the reader is left wondering where Draco will fly off to. Will he be able to fly, or will he be caught in the storm of inevitability?
Good job, as usual, Jessica. ^_^
Author's Response: Thanks, Lia. n_n I like how you can catch all that. In the beginning, I think I was just writing to be writing (I had such a hard time with this story because of RL things upsetting me, so nothing would come out), but I did want to do something different. I always TRY to do that, anyway. I like to think that Draco would have gotten off without punishment if Harry would have spoken for him, but I wanted to change that for this story. We also normally see Draco as a kind of fighting spirit, in some ways. But I think Half-Blood Prince showed us that he isn't that strong on the inside, though he tries to act like he is. I wanted that to come back out after the war. What else could he do? He messed up, whether he admits it or not. His life is the way it is now because of his decisions, so why should he make decisions anymore? Maybe he'd be better off if someone else made his decisions for him. I really like the imagery of the bird too. In a cage. Like his rib cage. X)
Anyway, thanks a lot for the review. You're very eloquent, aren't you? I think you put into words what I was going for much better than I could have. n_n