|jadzialove (jadzialove) wrote,|
@ 2009-08-09 20:50:00
|Current mood:||and satisfied|
|Entry tags:||art rec, fic rec, snarry games|
Well, this is some kind of record, me posting three days in a row (I think---they're sort of blending together). It wasn't my intention to rec so often, but once again I find myself bowled over by something unexpected, and I'd really love to encourage anyone who might still read this journal to go and read it.
The story I'm speaking of is igtow's Connecting the Dotty
As with the last two surprising recs, I once again stepped out of my comfort zone to read this. My reading preferences (and if I'm honest, my writing preferences) tend to be for the newness, the first time or the getting together and the spark and mystery of things just beginning. igtow's story is about a life, or rather, lives well lived. And something I usually avoid like the plague is MPreg (though admittedly, I have read and enjoyed one or two of them over the years) and while this story is not an MPreg at all, it is a key element, as the story demands that Harry & Severus have progeny.
So once again bravely ignoring the warnings, I jumped in, and then was so very glad that I did! igtow's own summary was this: A gentle tale of growing old together. And that's true, but it's so much more than that. It's humorous and poignant and chock full of wonderful things and bittersweet things and everything in between that you would wish for these two to have and see and do in the years that they are together. You will cry a bit, but in a good way, I promise. Likely I'm not doing it justice here, so if you could, at least one more time, trust me and go read this, you will not be disappointed.
Seriously---when have I ever steered you wrong?
And while you're there and feeling sigh-y and yet satisfied after reading the fic, go look at cluegirl's beautiful beautiful art: The Hero's Return