There is a considerable amount of Alternate Character Interpretation
. Harry has suffered Post-Traumatic Stress after the end of Oot P
and the Weasley family reacts much differently in response to Percy's attempts at reconciliation. Is it enough to turn me off on the story? Hell no!
Percy goes through a very rough patch and his development as a character really takes hold. He starts off pretty much the same as we remembered him. Facing unemployment and without a clear direction he gradually grows into a likable character without making him entirely a Mary Sue
I think that it's definitely worth a read, even with the long and sporadic update schedule.