Sorry for the slow reply. I’ve been without Internet for a couple of days, so I didn’t get to respond sooner.
Thanks! I’m glad to hear that you enjoyed SiT, and of course I will continue SiT. After all, we’re reaching the end already, and it would be quite cruel of me to leave everybody hanging when there’s merely a couple of chapters left.
Hm … I actually did read “Tied For Last.” In regards to my thoughts on it … I want to say ahead of time that I feel that Speechwriter is a great writer. She has a way with words that really draws the reader into the world that she’s developed.
With that said, however, I personally am not a huge fan of Tom crying. In my opinion, canon already established that Tom cannot even cry as a baby, so I can’t really picture him crying as a teenager or an adult. Additionally, I’m not exactly into the theme of redemption. Not to say that I don’t believe that Tom can be redeemed at all, but it would take a lot more before you can convince me that Tom would choose the road of redemption.
Personally, I enjoy Speechwriter’s other work, “Avada Kedavra Anonymous” a lot more.