Cho Chang/Harry Potter Original Female Witch/Ron Weasley
Harry Potter Original Female Witch Original Male Wizard
Action Suspense
Children of Characters in the HP novels
Published: 04/12/2003
Updated: 05/05/2003
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Presents from the Past

Horst Pollmann

Story Summary:
Thirteen years after Hogwarts. Eight years have passed since the last time we saw our heroes. The number of children walking or crawling through the scene has grown from three to more than a dozen. And some of them are in the focus of attention - this way or the other ... Harry and Cho moved from California to Ireland. One of the reasons was to have the same time zone as Paris, where some other people are found, and some other children. However, it's their old place where the first dark clouds appear ...``A fic most of the characters known from the previous one - well, except for all these shorties somewhere between ten months and eleven years ...

Sandra Catherine Potter encounters her first day in her new school - Beauxbatons. And with great accuracy, she manages to have the first unpleasant encounter with a certain teacher.

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Two girls and two boys return from school, to report what happened and what they have learned. This has to do with music, and with a new instrument.

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Sandra is late to fetch her friend Héloise. Coming into Beauxbatons, they find all breakfast seats occupied - until someone offers seats nonetheless.

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Chapter 04 - Traces

Harry arrives at his friend Tony's house - only to learn that he comes forever too late. A while later, when Harry returns home with the rest of Tony's family as guests for the next time, his son and his wife have the opportunity to respond to these events, each of them in their individual style.

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Breakfast at Beauxbatons gives Sandra an opportunity to watch how a Veela can handle boys. Her own efforts in finding out more about a member of the Pouilly family yield more data while no conclusions yet.

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Harry gets the opportunity to study the case files of the previous kidnappings. He sees his suspicion confirmed - there is some magic involved. So he talks with the detective lieutenant about the next steps to go.

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Harry gathers the information as well as the forces to do the investigation in the kidnapping cases. And the centre force is Paul Sillitoe - the same reseracher who once tracked down Voldemort.

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Harry visits Amanda Waylon, the baby's mother in the first kidnapping case. His request is about information, and as predicted, the negotiations are quite interesting while not simple.

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Chapter 09 - Trails

Harry and Lieutenant Seeger visit some suspects, more exactly a small-scale company which might be suspect. As it turns out, the suspicion is more the other way around.

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Sandra Catherine meets the High Priestess and has the opportunity to ask her some questions. The answers are quite different from what Sandra expected.

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Chapter 11 - Monday

Harry and Lieutenant Seeger prepare for visiting the two companies Paul has found. Arriving at the first of them, they find something they hadn't expected in this way.

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Harry waits in the precinct for his partner, Lieutenant Seeger, to finish some business Harry couldn't care less about. Then, finally, the two of them can make the visit at Pyromaniacs Inc., the company in which Harry expects to find some wizards who know more about the kidnappings.

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Harry and Lieutenant Seeger discuss the next steps to be done in order to prevent the suspected wizards from escaping. Then Harry jumps to Ireland - they need an apparition protection lock for a large building and another one for a single person.

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Harry realizes that the raid against the 'Delivery Boy' wizards was quite unsuccessful in one important aspect - evidence. So he talks first with Sheila and then with Paul about the method to gain evidence. Sandra, in the meantime, starts her journey into the Forbidden Forest, together with Frédéric. The idea is a meeting between the Centaur Firenze and Frédéric. First, however, both of them have to master some difficult conversations.

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Sandra reads the protocol she got from Frédéric - the old police protocol of Harry's interrogation after Gérard's death. Aside from some other things, Sandra finds hints about her own role in the fight against Voldemort - at a time she wasnt even born.

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Harry waits outside the city prison until his 'old friend,' the van driver, comes out. Then he summons him to a quiet place for a quiet conversation.

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Ramon begins his journey - a drive southward, in his car's trunk two suitcases full with money and explosives ...

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The Carron Lough castle is the place where all people meet - together with their children, after being invited by Harry and Cho. The Weasley gang, the Hogwarts gang, Groucho people, some Goblins ... For just one purpose - a brainstorming with the goal to find out who might be found behind the recent events.

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Hunting Lady Malfoy, and confirming her role in the recent events - this is the task driving various people, with some unexpected side effects.

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The kidnappers have caught Sandra and her brother Gabriel, Héloise and her brother Michel. Fully aware of the incredible magical power in the Potter children, the kidnappers took all precautions. However, they made one mistake ...

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Harry has a conversation with Madame Pouilly, the mother of Gérard, the student he killed fourteen years ago. Then Harry summons some other people to continue this conversation, while he himself guards the door with Laila and Rahewa, waiting for Lady Malfoy ...

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This chapter ends the story of the presents from the past - for example by showing how some creatures find a new place, appearing there like presents themselves ...

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