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Something Precious by WishCat Something Precious by WishCat
"Rianne Felthorne blinked at the stone cavern she'd discovered, still holding the extraordinary ruby she'd found embedded in the dirt of one corner. It was an incredible windfall, and she didn't know why looking at the ruby made her feel so sad, like she'd forgotten something, something that had been precious to her."

Just a quick something I had to take out of my mind (at 4 AM lol). This is inspired by chapter 77 of the fanfiction Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality. It is AWESOME and everyone should read it! The last chapter moved me, so I had to draw this! It's a pity I don't have a scaner or illustrator or anything...sigh. But yeah.

Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality - [link]
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evilhamster13 Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow, someone drew Rianne! That's great! This was a sweet, sad chapter. I don't usually feel bad for either fanon or canon Snape, but this one got to me. He's just so...stuck.

Rianne is very interesting for someone who seems to have just a minor, passing role in HPMOR. A few reviews mentioned that she seemed like a young counterpart to Snape in that she, too, had a tendency to let indecision and regret mire her in place and perhaps her epiphanies during this chapter would change that tendency (or, since she lost the memory, it sadly wouldn't have any effect at all and she could end up with similar personal problems as Snape...though pssshht how's anyone else going to have that particular mess of problems)
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DouViction Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2014
Awwww, so cute.
Too bad Snape can't just have a normal life.
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saiida Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
In case anyone is following the link, it looks like the chapters may have been reorganized at some point.  Click back one to Chapter 76 for this context.
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Duplica123 Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2014
Totally enjoy this piece.  I just finished that chapter and felt so sad for them both.
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BaMnupka Featured By Owner May 30, 2013
She is soooo lucky even she does not know about it =_=
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Bunny-Link Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2012
Awww...perfect drawing for the perfect chapter
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EliezerYudkowsky Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2012
Nice! My only comment is that it might be more effective without the tears in her eyes - I remember reading once, and have remembered ever since, that the saddest parts of stories are often more effective when the character doesn't cry - if the character cries, it means the reader doesn't have to.

Email yudkowsky at gmail with your desired cameo name!
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WishCat Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2012
Mmm, you're probably right. I think I might delete them when I remake her (in the summer, because right now I have tons of stuff to do >_<). Thanks for the advice.
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EliezerYudkowsky Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2012
Erm, in case it's not clear, this is the author of Methods speaking. You have done fan art and thereby earned a cameo in the story, like many others before you. What name should I use for your cameo?
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Fireymoonlight Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2012
Was Rianne your cameo appearance?
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WishCat Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2012
Nop. I only liked that chapter very much XD
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