I like how close Harry and Neville are. Honestly I always thought that they could be even closer friends than Harry and on.
The two of them totally confused poor Colin, didn't they?
LOL. Adults never believe kids when they say thinks out of the ordinary. That was a very good touch there.
It sort of makes a lot of sense that Petunia hates magic because DE's killed her parents. That was a nice touch.
By any chance is this Colin the same camera wielding stalker Colin Creevey?
Good start. I liked how the chapter flowed.
My only question is.. Is Neville the main character of the fic? Or is Harry still the main character?
Awww...I remember 'Snakes and Ladders'. Colin sure is cute. I thought I would have take you to task about how he couldn't possibly comprehend what Lily was telling him, but you fixed it by having his eyes glaze over. Perfect reaction.
Love it, as usual.
PS--I know people are saying your chapters are too short. but I like 'em that way. Lots easier to review (and beta), especially if you want to go back and hunt for quotes.
I used to write that way too. Then when I had to submit to sites that required 3000 words per, I just glued a couple of chaps together and put separators in between.