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Same mirror - same place - different orphan



I'm sorry for uploading something sad today, but I had this idea a few days ago and just had to draw it. I don't even know if my bubbly drawing style is suitable for a drawing like this, and I had to change the style for Ted's body a bit to get it right, but I still like it a lot and hope you enjoy it too.

I thought that maybe Teddy Tonks found the Mirror of Erised one night and found himself - unknowingly - just in the same place as Harry had been so many years before. I can imagine that the sadness of his loss simply overwhelms him and makes his hair go the same mousy brown his mother's showed while she was heartbroken.

But I'm also sure that Teddy can not be let down for long, and eventually the pride of what his parents did for the wizarding world and the love and care of his friends get him all turquoise again. :heart:

Edit: to the person who posted this to tumblr [link] - THANKS! I can't believe it got such an incredible amount of notes (and they are still counting up like crazy!). This really means a lot to me.

Edit 2: I fixed Remus' face a bit - put up his eyes a little higher so he looks more mature, and not like he's happily smiling down at his devastated son. My intention was for both of them to look happy, just like Teddy would like them to be. After all, it's his heart's wish that the mirror shows.
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This is amazing. Really heartbreaking, and the parallels are just...wham. The way you've captured Teddy's grief with how his body is positioned is superb too.

And I did see it on tumblr first, so I'm glad it got posted there too!