This week for Synth Saturday I’m covering the first few chapters in a fic I found absolutely hilarious. It’s Harry Potter and The Champion’s Champion Chapters 1-4 by Driftwood!
Plot: This takes place during Year 4 and is mostly poking fun at the entire thing. The fact that it features one of my favorite pairs, Harry and Hermione, as the main romantic couple is just icing on the cake. I frankly laughed more when I read this Fic than I do with most professionally written novels. Fair warning this includes plenty of bashing towards Ron, which I’ve always felt he deserved although this takes it to a whole other level by making him an absolute idiot. Now granted that he is pretty stupid canonically, for example his greatest desire revealed by the Mirror of Erised is to be Head Boy and Quidditch Captain and he does absolutely nothing to earn it over the years at Hogwarts. Still this makes him to be a rather hilarious tool, in all senses of that word.
Characters: Harry and Hermione is probably one of my favorite pair of characters, and the fact Rowling never paired them up despite the nearly endless reasons to do so that she foreshadowed over the books is beyond me. So this particular Fic makes me very happy in how well they actually hook up. The rest of the cast is just as hilarious, with plenty of comedic relief coming in the form of various gags.
Overall: A must read for any Potter fan, that’s really all that needs to be said.
For those who like: Romance, Comedy, Harry and Hermione Pairing.
Not for those who don’t like: Any of the above.