The Albatross by Icarus07/23/2005
Unguents, Oils & Apothecary: Severus Snape's shop was famous for the worst service in Diagon Alley. That is, until his assistant finished eighteen months in Azkeban.
Never cut off a man's escape route, unless you want to see just how hard he can fight. - Sun Tzu, Art of War. ````Dumbledore's forces hit the Death Eater's Ministry of Magic. After a year in prison, Ron and Draco are ready - (mostly) - and Ron's plan is set into motion.
Ten years after their steamy romance, ten years of complicated, messy lives, two men find themselves at loose ends... and together again. ````I wondered why so many have teenage love affairs end in marriage. So I wrote this story of two who went their separate ways, then met up again, ten years later. What would it be like? Ron/Draco
The Hat Trick by Icarus03/05/2004
Quidditch. Corruption. Ex-Cannons coach Ron Weasley knows far too much. Two years ago he was caught between his career and his girlfriend. Now he has another hard choice to make. Definition of a 'hat trick': a risky, high-stakes bet.
Cursed Artefacts For Sale by Icarus03/03/2004
Severus drags Harry to a Wizarding auction. "Collecting Cursed Artefacts is a registered form of madness in the Compendium of Wizarding Mental Disorders and Other Things That Make You Twitch," Severus said, "like most compulsions to collect. But it's very a popular one and I plan to beat everyone else to it." Part of the Primer to the Dark Arts universe.
At Fauntleroy & Diagon Alley by Icarus01/23/2004
In which a naive Harry is taught what 'Gay-dar' is in a seedy part of Diagon Alley, "I'm drawing too much attention." A more worldly Ron Is Very Amused.
A '57 Shadow And A Red-Headed Boy by Icarus12/29/2003
"What's that?" Ron shouted over the noise. It was long, sleek and black, and purred like a wildcat... It was beautiful. Male-bonding, motorcycles and bad boys. Sirius takes Ron out for a wild ride.
Not My Affair by Icarus12/17/2003
Ron was stunned at the transformation.````Every year the Ministry Christmas party began as a stuffy, drab affair. And every year as the drinks flowed and ties were loosened, uptight employees unwound like tight springs; someone sang dirty limericks, someone else did a striptease in the upper Atrium… and inevitably, someone went home with the wrong person. ````Though Percy usually managed to avoid such antics. (Adult topic. You've been forewarned.)
Far Too Personal by Icarus12/15/2003
"'Student, tall, beater's build...' Okay, maybe not quite beater's build, but he was close enough." Ron Weasley places a personal ad and lies shamelessly about himself and his assets. Unfortunately, his date did the same.
A Deserving Man by Icarus09/03/2003
The summer insects hummed and made a living sound of the heat. It was Harry Potter day. How wonderful. Voldemort was dead, and all the world celebrated a baby. Severus Snape makes his ignominious return to Hogwarts to be - of all things - a teacher. But matters couldn't get any worse, could they?
Weasley and Weatherby by Icarus09/02/2003
A chilling tale, an AU of the AU 'Beg Me For It.' Ron and Draco are prisoners of the Death Eater Ministry of Magic. As they plot its downfall, they find that Lucius Malfoy has 'tampered' with newest member of their rebellion, Percy.
A Scandalous Interview by Icarus09/02/2003
A little blackmail goes a long way, or so the writer of an expose believes. But Harry has friends he doesn't expect. Written for Isis. ````A light-hearted follow-up to A Moment of Sin. Related to Primer to the Dark Arts, Hagrid's Hut, Your Friendly Neighboorhood Death Eater and the other stories in the Primer to the Dark Arts universe.
Captured by the Death Eaters and working for Lucius' Ministry of Magic, Ron and Draco plot its downfall. Hey you. Don't help them to bury the light. Don't give in, without a fight. Part three of the 'Beg Me For It' series.
The Gryffindor dorm is abuzz with laughter and gossip after curfew as the boys cover for their friends' hot date. The talk turns to sex, and Harry gives away a little too much information. ``"Oh. I've been around," Harry said evasively. Everyone turned towards him. If he was going out with anyone it was news to them. But it would be just like Harry to keep it a secret.
Drunken Domesticity by Icarus04/21/2003
Post-Hogwarts Ron has a midnight visitor - when will Harry learn to call ahead? This, my friends, is a friend. Features Ron's observations on the Ministry, Harry's sex life and the infamous WUC. Written for the Boozefest http://boozefest.netfirms.com.
Rising Sun by Icarus04/15/2003
Harry and Cho slip off together and learn a tough lesson about too much, too soon. Features teenage angst, messy relationships, male-bonding and medieval Hogwarts' traditions.
Primer to the Dark Arts by Icarus04/14/2003
Harry learns he is to be given private (and secret) tutoring in the Dark Arts to protect himself next time he meets Voldemort. His teacher? Professor Snape. Features ghost cats and cursed harps, spells that are supposed to go wrong and don't, a friendly sociopathic Death Eater... and Snape's very naughty, naughty library.
First Signs of Magic: Severus Snape by Icarus03/08/2003
Severus Snape still hasn't had his first signs of magic, and his grandfather wants to see him. His grandfather. A notorious wizard who hasn't been seen in public for nearly a decade, though the family insists that, yes, he is alive. What shall the Snapes do about Severus?
First Signs of Magic by Icarus02/05/2003
Dr. and Dr. Granger have a perfectly ordinary evening, when something very odd occurs. What do they do? "As a family, they made the decision to panic." Includes vampires, uncomfortable chairs, and singing hospital orderlies. The mystery of lost paperwork is solved. First in the 'First Signs of Magic' series.
A Moment of Sin by Icarus01/08/2003
Severus Snape slips into the smarmy, sleazy part of Hogsmeade for a little illicit fun. Well he does deserve it, doesn't he? Unfortunately his date turns out to be a piece of work. *Slash* ``'Severus amused himself as he strode back through the 'reputable' part of Hogsmeade, imagining just how bad this looked.'
An Irresistible Photo by Icarus01/02/2003
Short and fun. Ron and Harry are the unintended victims of a budding young artist. One must be really careful when there is Magical 'photo finishing' available.
Your Friendly Neighborhood Death Eater by Icarus12/31/2002
Young Severus Snape is 'hunted' by a Death Eater Lothario. This is for all of you who asked to learn more about Severus' charming old flame, Torvald, a man who appeared briefly in the 'Primer to the Dark Arts.'