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18 December 2011 @ 11:49 pm
HAPPY H/D HOLIDAYS, VIVIDESCENT!  
Author: flamingolady
Recipient: vividescent
Title: The Miniature Matchmaker
Pairing(s): Harry/Draco, mentions of past Harry/Ginny and Draco/Astoria
Summary: Teddy is plotting to get his unhappy godfather and cousin to spend more time together so that they will be happy and get married and he will have all of his cousins to play with all the time.
Rating: R
Disclaimer: All Harry Potter characters herein are the property of J.K. Rowling and Bloomsbury/Scholastic. No copyright infringement is intended.
Warning(s): none that I can think of other than the obvious slash. :)
Epilogue compliant? Only as far as Harry and Draco marrying and having children, after that not so much.
Word Count: 12,238
Author's Notes: This was a lot harder than I thought it would be and I hope that it's what you were looking for. Thanks to my betas Melly and F. I'd also like to thank the awesome mods for their patience with me while I was dealing with a hard drive crash while trying to finish this.



( The Miniature Matchmaker )
 
 
 
vividzephyrvividescent on December 19th, 2011 07:18 am (UTC)
EEEEEE!!! This was so, so perfect! Your Teddy is absolutely adorable and I LOVED his thought processes - so cute! Oh, there were so many scenes that absolutely delighted me: Harry wondering what he was thinking taking out the kids to shop for presents, Draco decorating for Teddy's party, Al and Scorpius telling on James and Hugo, Severus catching Draco wanking OMG, hahaha!! There were so many great details and I have to say I'm totally in love with the idea of Draco having free reign over planning a children's party and using a WWW platter that changes the food. That was BRILLIANT! <3

Oh, and the characters!! I loved Harry and Draco, of course, but you thrilled me by adding in Severus like you did. I totally didn't expect that little bit of Severus/Regulus at the end, but you've SO made my day with that on top of everything else~~ And Luna, Neville, and Blaise! And Severus! Harry's and Draco's schoolboy crushes on Severus, haha! I'm just rambling now, but I loved that you included so many of my favorite characters in the best ways possible. :D This is amazing, YOU'RE amazing! I honestly didn't expect something so totally perfect (I know I said that once already, but it's so true), thank you so, so much! *hugs*
maralei01maralei01 on December 19th, 2011 02:45 pm (UTC)
Hooray for kid fics!!!! I adore stories where Harry and Draco get together when their kids a little. This was just perfect. I love Teddy and his schemes. He will make the perfect little Slytherin, won't he? I loved that you didn't bash Ginny and seeing Harry mourn her was so very poignant. I'd loved all the bits with Severus. Draco getting caught was hilarious but Severus' line while walking out the door was truly brilliant. I can only imagine the fantasies that came from that. I also loved how you mixed up the couples. Neville and Luna are and always will be perfect for each other, but Hermione and Blaise, and Ron and Pansy....you have me wanting to rush off and look for stories with those pairings right now! Just a wonderful story. I hope you have written more kid fics, anon, because I would love to read them. Cheers! :)
Eanelineaeanelinea77 on December 19th, 2011 06:25 pm (UTC)
Very cute. I loved the kids being wee ones.
Snape's Angelangela_snape on December 20th, 2011 08:56 pm (UTC)
I really enjoyed this! I love that Neville still has a Mimbulus Mimbletonia and the changing platters and Teddy the matchmaker. Lovely story!
alisannealisanne on December 22nd, 2011 08:52 pm (UTC)
That was very sweet!
Teddy the Slytherin matchmaker was fun! *g*
kayladiekayladie on December 28th, 2011 12:38 pm (UTC)
This was adorable! I love kid fics where Harry and Draco make a family with all of their kids, plus Teddy, too! Also loved some of the pairings you had here: Ron/Pansy is a favorite, and I also like Hermione/Blaise. Lovely story!
hereticalvisionhereticalvision on December 30th, 2011 12:16 pm (UTC)
Teddy is so sweet here, trying to create a bigger, happier family. I loved Harry's parenting skills, Draco's stories about Snape and the sheer wrath of Hermione and Pansy. Lovely.
mayfly_78mayfly_78 on January 6th, 2012 11:58 pm (UTC)
What an adorable story! I loved little Teddy trying be all devious, but then giving in and confessing so easily! And I couldn't help but grin at Harry and Draco exchanging stories about Snape. Nicely done!
justbecause421justbecause421 on January 12th, 2012 04:04 am (UTC)
oh my goodness, how cute is Teddy! He's one clever kid and I'm glad he (and Harry and Draco) get the happy ending he was hoping for!
mugglegatomugglegato on January 13th, 2012 03:37 pm (UTC)
I loved this Teddy! He was so cute as a matchmaker and Harry and Draco were wonderful in this too. Great job!
Anastacia: quidditchicicle33 on January 14th, 2012 07:50 am (UTC)
Teddy was so cute in this fic. He is definitely a little Slytherin in the making. ; )
welcome to villa cariño!: miles awaycapitu on February 1st, 2012 12:10 pm (UTC)
That was so so cute! I love Teddy!Matchmaker. <3
little_dumpling: HP - Ron/Harry (Chamber of Secrets)little_dumpling on February 24th, 2012 07:41 pm (UTC)
Oh! This was so sweet! I adored your Teddy! I wish we could have gotten to see more of James, Al, Scorpius and baby Lily, but I suppose it was good that the story wasn't completely taken over by the children! :)

I adored that you didn't vilify Ginny, and the bits about both Harry & Draco having schoolboy crushes were cute (even if I do find Snape/Harry or Snape/Draco fics utterly wrong feeling for me, you did a tasteful job of a schoolchild crush on a teacher that made sense).

Lovely story! Thanks for participating & letting us get the chance to read it.
Conacha: Do the evolutionconacha on October 27th, 2012 03:59 am (UTC)
Lovely story!!