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Review of chapter "Chapter One" from ArtemisPrim
Ahhh, sweet, sweet justice!!
Review By [ArtemisPrim] • Date [27 Dec 13] • Not Rated
Review of chapter "Chapter One" from CrystalBlaze
Hank Summers a wizard or a Squib?

I can see him disappearing under those circumstances--trying to spare Joyce the risks of the First Voldemort War. But why the Asylum, then? I'll think of a reason eventually..

I don't think Faith would have started a fight. She wasn't part of the decision to resurrect Buffy, after all.

As far as Willow goes, she was heading into Dark places when she did that, and the ritual to call Buffy back was frankly dark as Hellmouth. (it would not at all surprise me if the First fed her fears and fed her details on how to do that, to be honest.)

The hostility toward Rupert "Ripper" Giles is, frankly, justified since these are British Aurors and were probably briefed on Ripper. With the main Watchers' Council blown up, they don't know how he turned it around since.

Overall, a bit iffy on the characterisation, but well crafted. Death being her gift once again is a valid choice, and one I believe Buffy would make to avoid trying to end Faith's Slayer line.

(There is a dark, dark piece out there detailing a alternate ending after Chosen where the First basically ends the world after pointing out that empowering every Potential is making the original problem (the split Slayer line) worse by countless orders of magnitude. Suffice to say that Earth became a demon world again in short order.)
Review By [CrystalBlaze] • Date [5 Mar 13] • Not Rated
Review of chapter "Chapter One" from (Recent Donor)ConstanceTruggle
I agree with RevDorothyL in that it was darkly satisfying. If you've read any of my stuff, you know this has always been a sore spot with me. First that Buffy actually had a body to bury was indicative of death rather than dimensional travel. Then that they never bothered to dig her coffin up for the resurrection. Then, when they find out she was in Heaven, they basically tell her to get over it. Then they kick her out of her own house. Yeah, she's made plenty of mistakes, but so did the Scoobies, so they had no right to be all high and mighty to her.

I think you found a nice solution that hadn't been used before. Thanks for sharing! Now go work on Daniel's Daughter. ^.~

Review By [(Recent Donor)ConstanceTruggle] • Date [4 Mar 13] • Not Rated
Review of chapter "Chapter One" from TroyGuffey
Extremely dislike, and bad reasoning.

In canon the Scoobies realized it was the ACT of bringing Buffy back that allowed The First Evil it's chance, and that her dying again wouldn't help.

Also, both Willow and Anya use a different TYPE of magic than the wand-wielders and therefore not even an American Department of Magic would have jurisdiction.
Review By [TroyGuffey] • Date [4 Mar 13] • Rating [5 out of 10]
Review of chapter "Chapter One" from tjmitchem
Loved it!

The lack of Willow-wank that is prevalent in most BtVS/HP xovers was refreshing.

Bonus points for not raping either timeline :)
Review By [tjmitchem] • Date [4 Mar 13] • Rating [8 out of 10]
Review of chapter "Chapter One" from Geyer
Very well done, and an excellent use of the canon explanation of the imbalance, which the show then disregarded. I agree that the person most responsible was Willow, who understood what she was meddling with. Sometimes I wondered if it was willful misunderstanding. Hell dimensions in the Jossverse seemed to be something one physically entered and sometimes left, e.g. Angel after Acathla and the humans who were taken as slave labor in Anne. No Dark Arts or resurrection necessary.

You gave us a glimpse of an interesting backstory with Buffy Lupin; will you be expanding on that? I'm glad you added the bit at the end to relieve the overall tone.
Review By [Geyer] • Date [4 Mar 13] • Not Rated
Review of chapter "Chapter One" from (Current Donor)Manchester
A big problem with the story regarding the whole crossover with the Harry Potter universe can be summarized most concisely by just about any Scooby: "Where the HELL were you the last couple of years?!"

So, apparently, there's American Aurors, and they've basically ignored for the last century or so there's a Hellmouth in California? That shows a level of incompetence matching anything the British wizarding world ever came up with...

Not to mention the whole Mayor Wilkins situation who certainly would've blown the whole Statute of Secrecy thing over becoming a big-ass snake demon. Or a certain hellgoddess about to collapse every dimension in existence if she hadn't been fought against by the same people who did this without a single scrap of outside support.

As for Buffy presumably being yanked out of heaven, we've got only her word for it. Plus, how come it took two years for any wand-waver to notice this?

Your story has an interesting concept, but not a very likely one. Keep writing!
Review By [(Current Donor)Manchester] • Date [4 Mar 13] • Not Rated
Review of chapter "Chapter One" from RevDorothyL
Dark, but oddly satisfying. :)
Review By [RevDorothyL] • Date [4 Mar 13] • Not Rated
Review of chapter "Chapter One" from (Current Donor)Sulien
Really enjoyed this. I can definitely see how Buffy would have been ready to chuck it all after what she had been through since she was wrongfully resurrected and her stepping through the veil was realistic.

As for the Scoobies, they were guilty of the worst sort of arrogance, especially Willow. I can understand why both ministries of magic were willing to work together to put her on ice, so to speak, for the rest of her natural life.

Nice alternative to canon, which I didn't really care for, especially the idiots turning Buffy out of her own home. Thanks for this.
Review By [(Current Donor)Sulien] • Date [3 Mar 13] • Not Rated
Review of chapter "Chapter One" from kiwi
lovely story. :)
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Review By [kiwi] • Date [3 Mar 13] • Not Rated
Review of chapter "Chapter One" from Gideon
Even for that no-one really deserves Azkaban. It does seem like the obvious solution for Buffy though, a double win as it were :(
Comments from author:
Well at least there were no Dementors involved.
Review By [Gideon] • Date [3 Mar 13] • Rating [7 out of 10]
Review of chapter "Chapter One" from Greywizard
Everyone wails continually about how evil and bad the Scoobies were to resurrect Buffy, while conveniently ignoring that the gate which Glory used Dawn's blood to open was to a hell dimension. All of the Scoobies honestly believed that Buffy had been trapped there, and would be suffering torment eternally, which is why they took steps to save her.

The fact that she wasn't in hell, but was supposedly in Heaven, isn't something that they could have known.

And if Buffy actually was in Heaven and Willow did pull her out of Heaven, then Willow would be far more powerful than any mere wand wizard or witch. The fact that you depict members of a society who consider mere humans to typically be beneath their notice, and that the majority of this same society supported the 'Dark Lord' who Harry opposed, doesn't say anything positive about your choice of 'heroes.'

I'm not at all impressed with this, since it seems to be nothing but a bash fic against the Scoobies, using poorly drawn straw men and heroes who aren't really heroes to 'save' poor little Buffy.
Comments from author:
Sorry you didn't care for it.

The resurrection of Buffy was a bad idea, even Dawn had second thoughts about raising their mother from the dead. The only real incidents that I can recall Buffy and Co. (Willow included) of having someone landing in hell (or a hell dimension) was when the entire body went to hell. Buffy's body stayed behind. At the very least, Willow could have done a bit more investigating before trying.

I'll admit that Willow is more powerful than a wand wizard. That would be why Shacklebolt brought a lot of help.
Review By [Greywizard] • Date [3 Mar 13] • Not Rated
Review of chapter "Chapter One" from Mcspender
"Fiat iustitia, ruat caelum"
Let Justice be done, though the heavens may fall - William Watson (c. 23 April 1559 – 9 December 1603), English Roman Catholic priest and conspirator.
Cool fic, see ya!!.
Review By [Mcspender] • Date [3 Mar 13] • Rating [10 out of 10]
Review of chapter "Chapter One" from Cmiller
Not that I would have wanted Faith charged with anything besides what she was originally charged with by the California legal system sense she hadn't really done anything this go round in Sunnydale but you had all the others mentioned but why did they body bind Faith?
Comments from author:
She went on defense to protect the Scoobies.
Review By [Cmiller] • Date [3 Mar 13] • Not Rated
Review of chapter "Chapter One" from (Past Donor)FireDragon
yeah it is kind of dark. and a little depressing. I wanted Buffy to get to live a happy life before returning to her reward. I get why it isn't a bad ending but still. Yep a little sad about this one.
Comments from author:
Not every hero gets to live happily ever after, at least not in this life. At least Harry had a nice long life.
Review By [(Past Donor)FireDragon] • Date [3 Mar 13] • Not Rated
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