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Starts With a Spin

3.66  ·  Rating Details ·  146 Ratings  ·  16 Reviews
Harry Potter/Draco Malfoy fanfic
It started with the spin of a bottle, and now Harry and Draco have gotten themselves so far into their own game there's almost no way out again. Except to keep playing.
Words:119852 complete
ebook, 360 pages
Published February 21st 2012 by AO3
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Vivian ♪(┌・。・)┌
I read fanfiction from Fandoms I'm not even part of. That is probably one of the most absolute facts about my existence. There's something about fanfiction that is just really really enjoyable I suppose, and I like reading good writing without having the stress of it being a 'official' book (which probably doesn't even make sense).

Reading Drarry Fanfiction was never really about me supporting Draco and Harry, but just about enjoying the story itself and the hilarious fact that I was reading fan
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Nina
Around 3.5, I think.

I really, really enjoyed this drarry fic. I needed a pick-me-up after having HBP rip my heart to pieces, and this worked perfectly.
It has sex, bickering, relationship and communication issues - which is delicious imo - and, since the characters are basically kids, a general lightheartedness that contrasts a bit with the last third of the story. This is the main problem for me: despite all the Muggle and half-blood killings, Voldemort and the Death Eaters are treated more like
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karlakolumna
3.5 stars.

Oh boy, this book was what I'd usually refer to as pornographic because of the ridiculous amount of sex. It really is rather ridiculous and unrealistic often enough.

But then again, despite myself, there were so many LOL moments in this piece of fanfic that it managed to be not only ridiculous, but ridiculously funny as well. This Harry Potter/Draco Malfoy set up had me smirking or outright laughing more than once. It was hilarious. The snarky comments, the indignant comments were just
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Bitchie *hates the new GR Homepage*
I totally loved this! Based on the reviews that I had read, I was expecting porn with very little plot, something similar to Big dick, come quick, but this was so much more.

Sure, there was a good amount of sex, but there was also a really sweet relationship that grew out of their old rivalry. Also, I think this fic had some of the most realistic first time sex and guys realizing they were gay that I have ever read. Their sex started out awkward and painful, it wasn't all wonderful and easy from
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Julesmarie
First Full Re-Read 12 May 2016
This is one of the fics I've gone back and re-read recently. I've re-read parts of this over the years, but never the whole thing all at once, and I love that I love it even more now than I did the first time through.

Yes, I did still find the extent to which the games went startling, but I was much more able now to enjoy and appreciate the rest of the fic as a complete story.

The character development as the boys come to trust each other is delightfully well-done.
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Loederkoningin
Mar 10, 2013 Loederkoningin marked it as perhaps
Recommended to Loederkoningin by: Vivian ♪(┌・。・)┌
Darn it, why can't I refuse Ian anything? Drarry scares me. Unless there are Dementor sandwiches involved.
Finnegan
Jan 05, 2016 Finnegan rated it really liked it
This is 3.5 stars rounded up. I liked most aspects of this fic, it is just the games that the SCHOOL KIDS play in the beginning that made me uncomfortable. I know it is fanfic, and my disbelieve was completely suspended, but if kids played such games in real life there would be counceling and maybe lawsuits involved.

But beside that, I enjoyed the progress of Harry and Draco's relationship, how they matured during the course of the story. They are just so right together.
Teetee
Oct 21, 2016 Teetee rated it liked it
This fic started off very strong, and held my interest for the first 50-60% of it...but then it dropped off and honestly I felt this was about a 150 pages too long. Man, at the start it was Very Sexy, a bit contrived believing that both Harry and Draco would be willing to allow themselves to be manipulated to do something they both claimed they didn't want, but if you suspend disbelief it makes for a quite steamy story! The second half of the fic felt like the author changed their idea midstream ...more
Grace
Jan 30, 2016 Grace rated it it was amazing
I legit suck at reviewing things, but like how could I not give this all 5 stars? It's Drarry!
Anyway, now that we've got that out of the way, I'd like to say a few things. The first being that when I first began to finally start the HP series in 2013, I'm pretty sure at the time I despised Draco's character just as much as I do the characters known as the Dursley's *shudders*. So yeah, just thought I'd make that clear... Really, truth be told it was not until almost the end of last year that I
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Djenifer
Apr 04, 2015 Djenifer rated it it was amazing
Peer pressure. That's the term I think of when I think of the first half of this book. I have never been a fan of it. When I was a kid and to some extent as an adult, I love giving people what they don't want. If you want or are expecting me to be one way, I revel in giving you the exact opposite. Petty? Maybe, but who cares.

After Harry and Draco finally admit to their mutual lust, things settle down to a story I enjoyed. I really wish the author would have added some Voldemort confrontation or
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Erika (bookmidnight)
Jul 05, 2016 Erika (bookmidnight) rated it it was amazing
Datemi un Draco ubriaco e sarò felice. Se siete fan Drarry, LEGGETELA. Ha molte scene di sesso, quindi non é adatta a tutti (e ciò mi fa ricordare la scena in cui Draco chiede cos'è un preservativo), ma se si passa sopra questo é molto okay.
Angelmira
Jun 04, 2015 Angelmira rated it it was ok
Shelves: fanfiction
i was a bit disappointed. i expected something different. at least a bit more plot. there was soooooooo much sex. yes, it was hot (sometimes) but sometimes it was too much for me. like nothing happened except one party after another, one sex scene after another and it was like this 80% of the book.
Adriana
“You like him, Harry, admit it,” Ron grinned, settling back in his chair. “You’re Malfoy-sexual.”

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Cy Snellman
One of the funniest Drarry-stories I've read. Loved it. So fun that I'm actually considering re-reading it - something that doesn't happen very often.
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Si! leí esto! No me juzguen :( , es que amo Drarry TnT
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Shelves: lgbt, online
*3.5
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