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    February 21st, 2008


    Myriad by Infinitesimal

    Summary: To fall, to fly, to sleep, to dream, to die. Drabble, 898 Words.

    Why You Should Care: I love Lily. I love happy!Lily and pregnant!Lily and James’!Lily. But most of all I love crazy!Lily. Half-minded, edge-of-a-precipice, somewhere between here and insanity Lily. This fic, with its so-tangible imagery and its so-relatable narrative, is the perfect example of this Lily I love. The depiction of grief and self-deception in this fic is heartbreaking and honest. You laugh and you cry reading this fic and damnit, it’s less than 900 words.

    Why You Might Not Care: Very brief and gratuitous angst/purple prose. But you love it really.

    posted by winglessflight

    2 Responses to “Myriad”

    1. Yuan Says:
      February 21st, 2008 at 8:07 pm

      Wow, not at all what I expected. In fact, you could take this out of the Harry Potter fandom and it could stand on its own. There was no James, or Harry, or Sirius or Petunia in it at all.

      The problem I had with it was that Lily seemed out of character. The Lily from the books would never have jumped. In fact, it seems like this was a short written piece on its own and then the author just randomly decided to stick Harry Potter references here and there.

      But it is a beautiful piece of writing.

    3. Merle Says:
      February 22nd, 2008 at 2:05 pm

      This girl writes the most beautiful things.