After the Rain

Remorse by After the Rain

During Harry's sixth year, Remus Lupin volunteers for a dangerous mission: infiltrating Fenrir Greyback's Lyceum. But is it possible to run with monsters without becoming one?

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Molly's War by After the Rain

When she was a child, Molly Weasley's greatest fear was werewolves. As an adult, she finds herself befriending one.

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In the first hour after Voldemort's defeat, Remus Lupin is hit with a Memory Charm that goes wrong. His friends wait to see if he will recover.

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Nymphadora Tonks gets talked into teaching night school. Little does she know that her students will include an Eastern European refugee who apparently wants a sex change, Neville Longbottom's formidable grandmother, and Grawp. And just when things are settling down, Ron gets viciously attacked by a wereflamingo, a.k.a. Severus Snape.

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Mordant by After the Rain

Linus Berowne is the cartoonist behind "Martin Miggs, the Mad Muggle." His satiric wit has been annoying the Ministry of Magic for twenty-five years. But things turn sinister one full-moon night at the height of Dolores Umbridge's power, when Linus meets a werewolf...

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While Remus spies on Fenrir Greyback, Tonks battles dementors. Love can give you strength; it can also leave you terribly vulnerable.

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After a new Ministry decree forces Tonks to resign from her job, Remus matches wits with Dolores Umbridge. Who knew the kindly werewolf could be so Machiavellian?

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During Harry’s seventh year at Hogwarts, Luna Lovegood and Susan Bones uncover a secret that two of the Founders left behind.

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Half a generation after Voldemort's defeat, an ordinary teenaged girl decides to become an Animagus. Things don't quite go as she planned.

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What became of Montague after Fred and George pushed him through the Vanishing Cabinet? Sometimes you have to lose your marbles in order to find your path ...

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Colors by After the Rain

Dean muses about his family, war, art, and Ginny Weasley.

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Harry gets a sixteenth birthday present. It's from Sirius.

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There have always been certain unwritten rules at Hogwarts. Gryffindors are not friendly to Slytherins. Nobody learns anything in History of Magic. And nothing much ever happens to Theodore Wilkes Nott, apart from bullied by his own housemates, overshadowed by his clever friend Blaise, and ignored by everybody else. What happens when unwritten rules start to change?

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On July 17, 1996, the Ministry for Magic issued the first permit for an Auror to use the Unforgivable Curses in the Second Wizarding War. One hour later it was destroyed. Phineas Nigellus tells the story of what happened in between.

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In which Mr. Prongs takes Muggle Studies, Mr. Padfoot has a crush on Professor McGonagall, Miss Evans demonstrates where her son inherited his CAPS LOCK tendencies, Mr. Wormtail discovers that his Animagus form is useful for petty theft, and Mr. Moony explains why none of this can possibly be construed as his fault.

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It's Christmas, 2005. Remus Lupin is Defense Against the Dark Arts professor at Hogwarts; Peter Pettigrew is The Man Who Betrayed the Dark Lord. Both are married with children. They have unfinished business with each other. (Light RL/NT. Postlude to "Running Close to the Ground").

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They call themselves the Death Eaters’ Drinking and Cynicism Society. They are bored, world-weary, damaged men, too resentful to obey without question and too afraid to rebel. One of them spends his nights dreaming of the past as he waits for the order to kill the last of his childhood friends. His name is Peter Pettigrew. And he still has a touch of the old Marauder in him.

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Remus and Tonks sit on the back stairs of Number Twelve, Grimmauld Place and discuss Patroni and family resemblances. (Guaranteed 100% romance-free.)

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A look into the Potions Master's head during his opening-of-term speech.

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It's the autumn of Harry's sixth year. The kids are back at school, the Death Eaters are back on the loose, and Lord Voldemort is plotting to abduct Professor Trelawney. Can a werewolf, a Metamorphagus, a crusading journalist, a Muggle lawyer, and an ex-Death Eater turned singing sensation thwart the Dark Lord's plans? Well, there wouldn't be much of a story if they did, would there?

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Five years after the fall of Lord Voldemort, all of his old followers have been rounded up and killed or sentenced to life in Azkaban. All except one, who was found on a cold winter night with his throat torn out by a werewolf. Severus Snape is called before the Wizengamot to give testimony that may free his most despised colleague -- or send him to Azkaban for life.

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Charlie Weasley's sixth-year Potions class takes a surreal turn when an actual vampire turns up to test the product.

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The terms of the will: Remus gets Harry. Harry, Remus, and Tonks get a bit of gold and some unusual bonding experiences. The Weasley twins get a hippogriff and an unexpected source of inspiration. After that, things get complicated... (Summer after OotP, but about as lighthearted as possible.)

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Lord Voldemort announces that he's going to celebrate his birthday with Sugar Quills, Pin-the-Beak-on-the-Hippogriff, and Death Eaters in hula skirts. Has he finally lost his mind, or is somebody crazy like a fox? (Almost a Riddikulus fic. But not quite.)

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Sir Cadogan tells the story of King Arthur to a group of first-year boys.

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It had all the ingredients of a great evening: chocolate biscuits, a practical joke (perfectly executed, despite one slight problem with the concept), sneaking around the castle at night, narrow escapes from various predatory creatures, and a little-known secret passage to explore. Except Remus was thirty-four and he ought to know better, and he had a snarky Potions Master along for company. (Semi-sequel to "My Teenage Fan Club," but makes sense on its own.)

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The Record Book of the Order of Merlin is kept at the British Archives of Magic. The librarian has been Memory Charmed. One day, more than five years after the war, he makes a discovery.

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I recalled several small incidents from the last few months and came to an alarming conclusion. I had a teenage fan club.... How had I become so popular with the twelve-to-sixteen-year-old set? What did they see in a shabbily dressed, prematurely greying Defence Against the Dark Arts professor? And sweet Merlin, why couldn’t this have happened to me twenty years ago?

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