Draco finds out he is a veela and in the process of trying to save his mother, he finds his mate at Hogwarts. Lucius tries to neutralize the veela blood while Draco's mate proves to be rather "unwilling".Category: Works in Progress
WOO HOO!!!!!! I've been AVIDLY following this story on FF.net, but sadly my Java installation is making life interminably difficult so I am most gratified to have discovered that you are posting 'My Mate' here. Wow, I love this story, it's so amusing and your violent!veela characterisation is excellent. I like. A lot. I've read up to the bit where Ginny apparates on ff.net but if you have any more chapters written I would be most keen to read them and would love to be added to a mailing list for chapters (or I could Beta, either way) - Myanceris@hotmail.com. Fantastic work.
During the final battle Ginny falls into a coma only to awaken twelve years later.Category: Works in Progress
Oh My God!!!!! This story has me hooked already. Please god tell me there is an update in the pipeline, I can't live without reading the rest of this story. ARGH. If you have an update mailing list, please add me to it: Myanceris(@)Hotmail(dot)com
Hee Hee. This is cool. I do hope there is an update in the offing - it would be a terrible shame to have abandoned this story right before the good bit. I can't wait to see how she reacts! It'll be hilareous. Not to mention the fact that building us up to some good smut then dashing our hopes is too cruel for words! LOL
From a dark corner of the wizarding nightclub, she watches him get drunk.Category: Long and Completed
I love this story, it's so funny, especially the bit about him absentmindedly stroking his coat! Ha Ha Ha. The Smut is nicely written too. What is the Muggle song that they dance to? I'm dying to know.
Draco owns the Furies, a quidditch team which just happens to have a certain Ginny Weasley on the roster. After some flying in the rain, their relationship turns physical and may eventually develop a smidgen of plot.Category: Long and Completed
Eeeeeeeeeeeeeee!!!! I squeed so loudly I woke the whole house! How sneaky of you to have finished this and surprised us all with an unannounced chapter! Great stuff. The smut was WOW! UberHot! Ginny is a terrible stropper isn't she! LOL
Eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!!! *dies happy*
LOVED IT!! Loved it, loved it, loved it!!!
I would love to see more of this story, but if this is the last chapter then I thought it was a brilliant one. Great work Mynuet!
Draco decides that he wants to go for the Cup and challenges Ginny to the next match.Category: Long and Completed
I'm loving this story SO MUCH. Wow, I certainly didn't see the rape thing coming - that's a bludger to the head. How on earth are they going to get past this?
Something different.Category: Completed Short Stories
Wow. This a truely impressive piece of writing. Absolutely brilliantly done, and the humour is perfect. I've never read anything like this before. Ever. And I think you've just converted me. That was fantastic. So original and there were poignant bits and beautifully written parts that I term 'the emotional scene setting'. I am in awe.
Ginny's engaged to Harry. Draco's in love with Ginny. Harry's in love with Draco. Let the games begin.Category: Long and Completed
I may have reviewed this before, but since I find myself back here, reading it for about the 900th time (not an exaggeration) I thought I'd leave a little note of appreciation. I totally love this fic. I'm addicted to it. When I need something funny and smutty to read, I read this one. Time and again. I usually hate slash, it makes me cringe but this is one of the very few fics that I like. I think it might be your callous approach to Harry's sexuality - it makes me laugh. The Het smut is super-hot too! ;-) So yeah, I just wanted to leave this note to say how much I love this fic.
A Vesica/Mynuet Collaboration. If Ginny had even the slightest inkling of what the day would bring, she probably would have called in sick. A disastrous press conference proved to be no match for the spin doctoring talents of Lush's chief and Ginny finds herself catapulted from being a lowly intern to the very eye of the storm, living a double life as a careerwitch and glamorous front woman for a racy new line. Throw in a few A-list events, a few dozen crises, an endless promotional tour with her new co-worker and the last person she wanted to spend time with, and a mystery waiting back home that neither of them may be able to solve….Every day's an adventure when you're living the Lush Life!Category: Works in Progress
Eeeeeeeeeeeeee now I'm positively ITCHING to read the next chapter. The pair of you are wenches. You know that right? Great stuff.
Author's Response: Ves says: You know...they make a cream for that. *smirk*
Myn says: Well, I was a wench, but there was a small incident, a trifling matter really, but they made me turn in my off-the-shoulder blouse and lace-up corset to wear on the outside. It was very sad.
Ves: *hands Myn a hankie*
Oh. Dear. God. I can almost see whats coming with the inevitability of an express train to hell. Oh I'm SO looking forward to seeing Ginny's reactions to the pictures. LOL Love love LOVE this story!
Author's Response: Ves says: We never said we were particularly sly about what\'s coming next! There is a certain satisfaction in antici-----pation.
Myn says: There is a certain je ne sais quoi about the feeling of what\'s coming. Kinda like standing at the bottom of a snowy valley and hearing an echo and a rumble.
*sighs happily* I love this story. It's such compelling reading. Although given your combined renown for teh naughty, I'm dying to see whats in store romance-wise...
Author's Response: Ves says: *blinks* “Combined renown”? Wow, I must have slept through that painful “nown-ing” process. I mean, Myn could melt motherboards with her stuff…\r\n
Myn says: I disclaim any and all responsibility for any melting of hardware and/or underpants in the vicinity of Draco.\r\n
You know the rhyme... first comes love, then comes marriage... Except it doesn't quite work out that way for Draco & Ginny.Category: Long and Completed
Heee. Considering that I'm such a shameless review whore when it comes to my own work, I'm terrible about leaving them and even worse at writing them. LOL So I'll say this: The fact that I am still reading your story after 20 Chapters means that I am enjoying the characterisations, enjoying the plot and generally enjoying reading it. (Despite your evil tendancy to build the tension and anticipation to fever-pitch!!! XD ) Yes, at times Ginny has been annoyingly flighty but I like how you use Draco's characterisation to bring the reader back to the heart of the story. I must say I am more sympathetic to Draco than Ginny but I suspect that you wrote it that way? Either way, it's working well. As for the updates, I can hardly complain with my track record can I? *ROFL* I know how it is to have finished posting what was already written and have the pressure of writing the rest - Ex Ir is a perfect case in point. Ha ha ha So all I'll say is 'Keep at it', because I know I'll still look forward to reading the chapters whenever you get around to posting them.
Ginny, Draco, Quidditch, and entirely too close quarters. Being forced to train, play, and live with Draco for a season gives Ginny a whole new understanding of and appreciation for the amazing bouncing ferret. Ginny's POV.Category: Long and Completed
Hee hee heeee This story is great. I LOVE Ginny's characterisation - her internal monologue is brilliant and Draco is so amusingly snarky. Great Job. Looking forward to seeing more.
Author's Response: Why, thank you! I\'m glad you like it.
An essay written by your Site Mommy on the topic of things that those of us who read through and approve your fics wish you wouldn't do.Category: Essays
Hee hee, I'm going to be one of the 'Yeah, and another thing' reviewers... LOL
I am tempted to scream 'Wooo Hooo' from the rooftops over this little essay. Nicely written Mynuet. Although I would like to take this opportunity to add a couple more points re: Americanisation of Hogwarts:
1. We in England DO NOT and I repeat DO NOT Slap/hit people 'Upside the head'. This phraseology makes me want to gouge my eyes out and vomit and I immediately stop reading whatever fic I happen to see this in, even if it is amazing and brilliantly written. Eurgh, I just hate it and I know many other Brits that feel the same. 2. Mynuet is right, 'Drugged' is what you are after you've consumed hefty amounts of chemicals that may/may not be legal! LOL 3. I would also like to make a point about American spellings too but I know that technically that isn't an issue (although having MY stories changed to the American spellings of words like 'Colour' and 'Favourite' REALLY upset me...).
I'm also going to make a point about Alternate Universe fics - Specifically the ones in which Ginny was sorted into Slytherin, turns against her family because they are evil Gryffindors and takes the Dark Mark. This is all well and good but surely the point of fanfic is to write within the boundaries set by the Original Fiction? Changing details to fit your plot then calling it an AU fic is a cop-out. I read a very good AU fic once where another of Riddle's artifacts made it into Ginny's hands and her vulnerability to him led to her activating some sort of parallel dimension gateway of sorts, something going wrong, big explosion, Ginny blacks out and wakes up in said Alternate Universe with Draco looking down at her and telling her that he'll help her clear up the mess so she doesn't lose their house any points. It was intelligently written but I think the archive that I read it on has moved and god knows where it is now otherwise I'd link.
But I digress. The point I am trying to make (whilst veering off at a tangent as usual) is that if you are going to write an AU fic, surely you have to explain in your fic how the 'Normal' world about which we are all writing fanfic, suddenly becomes Alternate? You can't just start writing a fic with 'Ginny was so looking forward to returning to Hogwarts this year, she'd made so many friends in Slytherin.' I mean WHAT THE F**K??? Canon states that Ginny is in GRYFFINDOR!!! *head-desk*
Oh and I have my own pet peeve re: Religion in fanfic: I received a review over at HPFF for my story 'Exquisite Irony' forthe chapter in which there is a Naming ceremony. Note the use of the phrase 'Naming Ceremony'. My reviewer clearly hadn't read the chapter and was obviously making some sort of half-baked religious protest because she said, and I quote:
"um, how can voldemort go to a christening?? isn't he, like, evil? i highly doubt that voldemort is a christian..........."
Firstly, Voldemort didn't go to the Naming Ceremony, he turned up at the party afterwards. Secondly, I have made no reference to Christianity in my story other than the celebration of Christmas (which is canon-sanctioned). Which brings me on to my point re: Religion. There seems to be some sort of colliding juxtaposition of religious iconology in HP in that we see a lot of references to Paganism, Merlin etc etc, whereas the main holidays celebrated are Christian. However, we NEVER see any characters actually practising the Christian faith. They celebrate Christmas but they don't go to church. I'm a SEVERELY lapsed Catholic but even I go to church for midnight mass. Having said that, neither do they actively celebrate Pagan feasts either with the Equinoxes and Solstices going unmarked. Which leads me to conclude that JKR is keeping HP as non-religious as possible (but keeping in the 'traditional' holidays so as to not confuse children or offend christians). Ergo, stories in which characters display an overt and predominant religious disposition are not in-keeping with Canon. Bascially authors are using the fanfic medium to plug their own religions and beat us all over the head with them and THAT is my pet peeve.
I think I should stop now before this 'review' begins to rival the article! LOL.
Author's Response: *snerk* If this reviewer thinks you can't be evil and go to a christening, she sure doesn't know much about the history of the christian church.
Further to my earlier review, there is something I ABSOLUTELY HAVE TO get off my chest:
In the UK, Front Fastening bras are only worn by strippers and nursing mothers (and believe me they look completely different! LOL). You can buy Front fastening bras, but usually you find them in Ann Summers (a sex shop) with the 'kink wear' and the 'stripper supplies', either that or you find them in Mothercare with the Breast Pumps, Nipple cream and maternity knickers. So when Draco unfastens Ginny's Front fastening Bra I cannot help but be assailed with images of HUGE frumpy maternity bras with their 4 clasps and thick, unsexy straps. PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE stop writing them into smutfic! I think the term Mynuet used when I discussed this point with her was 'Cognitive Dissonance'. Thats not to say that you don't get them here in blighty but the 'normal' front fastening bras (the ones that aren't Maternity or Strippers PVC with Nipple holes/tassles) are as rare as rocking horse shit, and I for one have never worn worn one, nor even tried one on so I VERY much doubt that Ginny/Hermione/Narcissa will have.
Potatoes are betterCategory: Completed Short Stories
Ha ha haaaaaaaaaa. Oh this was funny. I giggled like mad! Nicely done.
A bet, a wanted witch, and a magical contract land Draco in a most unexpected situation. Can his Slytherin soul survive intact or will he succumb to one redheaded witch in bondage? Snarky humor, romance, and a pinch of angst. “I don’t want it. I didn’t order it. Now leave me the fuck alone.” He slammed the door closed. Only it didn’t close due to the enormous boot wedged into its threshold. One loud grunt later and it flung back open, almost hitting him in the face. Draco reflexively leaned back, and that’s when she was thrust into his unsuspecting arms.Category: Works in Progress
*sighs* I'm really getting into this story. Possessive!Draco is almost endearing and the brief hints at Ginny's past violent slavery are pitched just right - much more and they'd be melodrama or would kill the mood, less and they'd be trite. Nicely done. Am itching to read more.
Author's Response: *smiles* Thanks for the reassuring nod on Ginny\'s past. It\'s the tricky part of this fic. Am so glad you are still enjoying this story! More is coming. -fallenwitch
If the 'Good Wizard' isn't him, I may very well hunt you down and kill you myself! LOL Enjoying this story immensely and eagerly awaiting the next installment.
Author's Response: *slips away with great stealth by the cover of darkness to avoid being killed by unhappy reader and takes computer to continue writing from an unplottable, undisclosed location* !!! So happy you care enough to kill me - that\'s always a great compliment! Thanks, Myanceris, and glad you are still enjoying this fic. - fallenwitch
I KNEW it would be him, but god it was still a bolt from the blue anyway and I was almost embarrassed for him - she rejected him - how awful! But perhaps it was only because she was expecting to marry someone else and had prepared herself for that, then to find out that it was HIM that she was marrying, must have sent all her mental preparations swirling down the drain. Wow. SO looking forward to the smut! LOL
Also, do I perchance perceive that he hadn't quite intended to break the news quite the way he did?
In case it wasn't clear. This story? Totally LOVE it!
Author's Response: Myanceris, what an incredibly insightful review! Yes, bloody embarassing- painfully so! I can only hope that your thoughtful analysis of Ginny\'s internal mental gymnastic is correct. And no, Draco never meant to break the news to her in that fashion, but the situation forced his hand - or so he thought. So happy you are loving this story!!! Thanks for your wonderful review. -fallenwitch
Hee hee hee *giggles* Am addicted to this story. I'm dying to see how it all turns out. My personal favourite line if this chapter has to be "Would any other family members like to sign up for possible death? Seats were still available." - ROFL! Poor Draco. As you say, he's totally and completely fucked up the arse.
Author's Response: LOVED your review, Myanceris! I almost took out that line. I wondered if it wasn\'t just a little bit too much. Then I said - screw it- and kept it in, and I\'m glad I did! *giggles* over our mutual sense of humor! Thanks for your review! -fallenwitch
I LOVE this story. Its so compelling but I am really really REALLY struggling to understand what the hell is happening in this chapter! ARGH Write more wench! LOL
Author's Response: Hullo Myanceris! I know. I know! I think the next chapter will help. Good to hear you are still loving this fic! Thanks for stopping by. -fallenwitch
Oh. My. God. It's all clicking into place!!! *weeps at the beauty of it*. I love this story... *sighs*
Oh. My. God. It's all clicking into place!!! *weeps at the beauty of it*. I love this story... *sighs*
Author's Response: *claps loudly* *hoots & hollers* I\'ve been waiting this whole fic that!!! -fallenwitch
Two and a half years after his failure to kill Albus Dumbledore, Draco has long been accepted back into the ranks of the Death Eaters. He is still obsessively searching for the rebel Ginny Weasley, but he hides that secret well. When she is found one snowy December night, he smuggles her onto the Death Eaters? train with him. And he begins to learn that nothing will ever be the same again?Category: Works in Progress
ARGHHHHHHHH I HATE YOU!!! (No, not really, I love you, actually). This is TORTURE!!! That cruciatus scene was so beautifully and poignantly written I could almost feel.
Screw the parachutes Anise, I'm quite happy to freefall at terminal velocity into whatever twisting, writhing tornado of plot you have set up for the next chapter.