Reviews For Counterplay
Name: janelove reviewed Chapter 30 - The End on Jul 25, 2021 06:19 am
WOW! I’m so upset that it took me this long to read this. At first I wasn’t sure I would like it, but let me tell you it was amazing! It’s so rare to find a story that is this good and completed. Great job! Loved ginny and dracos relationship, and even hermiones and Harry’s!
Name: AprilChye reviewed Chapter 30 - The End on Jun 14, 2021 05:45 pm
This story is SO AMAZINGGGG. Please write more Draco / Ginny!! You built up their characters beautifully and I felt very strongly for the affection between them. Absolutely adored the chess references at the start of each chapter, this is one of my fav D/G fics EVER!!
Name: ChosenOne reviewed Chapter 1 - The Rescue on May 25, 2021 09:13 pm
I feel like this story needs a disclaimer in front--i know how hard it is for us to read H/G, people, but in this case you're missing amazing characterization and development by not slogging through a bit of the cannon pairing! You can do it! Read this amazing, well-crafted story!
Name: Anise reviewed Chapter 1 - The Rescue on Apr 30, 2021 06:42 pm
I'm up to Chapter 12 right now (listening to it on @Voice,) and one major thing wrong with this story... is that it's going to end. ;) I think this is literally the first canon thing I've liked in a LONG time. There's so much that is good here-- the characters, the relationships, the feeling of groundedness in the storyline, the serious themes. Are there things we do, things we witness, things that we're subjected to that we can't come back from, which is what Draco seems to be asking? I sure don't know... when I figure it out, I'll leave the secret in a review. Anyway, I'll write more after listening to more chapters! :)

Author's Response: Iím glad youíre liking it so far. Thanks for reading!
Name: Ksumm reviewed Chapter 28 - The Gift on Apr 26, 2021 04:29 pm
Name: Ksumm reviewed Chapter 27 - The Trial on Apr 26, 2021 10:30 am
Ouch that was cruel!!!!

Author's Response: I know, hang in there! I promise to fix this mess I made. ;)
Name: Anise reviewed Chapter 1 - The Rescue on Apr 23, 2021 09:59 pm
So I'm actually listening to this fic on @Voice (android app, I highly recommend it) and I'll probably leave a review about every 3-4 chapters. :) So far, I'm really impressed. I couldn't even tell you when the last time was that I read a super canon-esque fic, but this reminds me of how good they can be. Every character is so believable, and it's fascinating to get so much of the narrative from Hermione's POV. Not going to lie, I had to skip through the H/G sex while chanting LA LA LA I CAN'T HEAR YOU, but I think that for this version of the characters, it's believable that it is there. This really is one way that things could have gone while being true to canon: Ginny got back together with Harry while people were pressuring her to do it, while the expectations were constantly there. But she knows it's not right. What this fic really reminds me of is just how annoyed I was by the pairings we got in the Epilogue of Doom-- they simply weren't right for the characters. Hermione and Ron weren't a match, and Harry and Ginny certainly weren't. That's not how the characters had been set up over the course of the entire series, but they were suddenly stuck together at the end. This is a fic that really takes its time in showing why these partners were wrong for each other and why other pairings are so much more organic and believable, while also telling a very involved, engaging story. Anyway... great start, and looking forward to more!

Author's Response: Thanks! I agree, the canon-relationships are a bit cringey, but don't worry, soon Draco will enter the picture and Ginny will be like: "Harry who?"
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