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This fic picks up from where OotP ended; unlike many fics dealing with this period that are angst-ridden, this fic explores a different direction - what might happen if Harry should instead start to get his life together.
Ron and Hermione bring an unconscious Harry to St. Mungo's, where a long night stretches out before them...
The sequel to If Love is a Game...! Fifteen years after the best three years of her life and then disaster after disaster, Lorena Fawcett, Chief Prosecutor of the Wizarding Law, lands the case of her "cousin", Lucius Malfoy. Suddenly, she's catapulted back into the lives of people she once knew, especially the life of an old flame she never got over, Remus Lupin. But this is only the beginning of her troubles. And why exactly do teenagers have to be so hard to deal with?
School is finished, the battles are over, and it's time to get on with the future. (Sequel story cycle to The Weasley Family Picnic: Tossing Apples, Tea, Time, Toi and Twins.)
Alice McCoy walks a fine line. After practically selling her soul to help James Potter, she embarks on a mission that could end a friendship and possibly get her beheaded in the process. JP/LE, minor Frank/Alice later.
When Hermione Granger returns home to find herself with an unexpected house guest there is no way that she could have predicted how her life would change. BZ/HrG, HrG/MF, BZ/HrG/MF, BZ/MF
This is the final battle as seen by fourteen different people, because Harry didn't know the half of it. *Contains no DH spoilers, unless I happened to guess right on something.*
31 October 1981. Instead of going to Azkaban Sirius Black goes on the run, determined to catch the traitorous Peter Pettigrew even as post-war violence tears through the wizarding world. Meanwhile, Remus Lupin and a handful of others work desparately to clear Sirius' name, and to find him. After all, they are not the only ones hunting Sirius. The Ministry of Magic has set the Dementors on his trail, and they have been given permission to administer the Kiss the instant they catch him. The remnants of the Death Eaters are pursuing him as well, in hopes that he will lead them to Pettigrew, whom they blame for Voldemort's defeat.
H/G, R/Hr story focusing on how career paths are finalized, life choices are made, and rings are exchanged. There's a goodly amount of romance, humor, action, adventure and mystery, as the quartet find that the post-Voldemort world holds its fair share of challenges.
COMPLETE. What is it about Scarlett that sparks a phenomenon unlike any Hogwarts has ever seen? What is it about her candid newsletter that has the boys writing her avid fan mail? What is it about this woman that has the girls seething with jealousy? What is it about her that sends the teachers to the end of their last nerve? And why in the world has she fallen in love with Gregory Goyle? Is there more to her than meets the eye? Find out in "The Scarlett Letter"! Based on true events.
After a shady deal with one of his friends, Dung Fletcher is the owner of a little trinket. But the trinket is not as innocent as it looks, and soon Dung finds himself in deeper trouble than he can handle.
When Hermione is taken prisoner by the Death Eaters, her life changes forever. Struggling for what she believes in along with her very survival, she finds herself drawn into her own personal battle of wills against a Dark Wizard who believes it would have been better had she never been born. But hatred can so easily turn into obsession, as Hermione discovers to her cost as she finds herself drawn into a twisted relationship with her captor; a relationship that destroys everyone it touches.
Ridiculously AU with the release of HBP & DH: The trials and tribulations of Pansy Parkinson as she attempts to seduce the unwitting Draco Malfoy. Watch her fail, rise and come out victorious. For awhile, at least.
Our tale begins immediately following the tragic events on the night of Dumbledore's murder. Where did Severus Snape go? Who helped him? The story is an exploration into the many faces of an undercover spy. Who is this man? What is his true self? Can redemption be found in loving another? Travel a while with the Slytherin spy and see how his life evolves.
Layla Milan came from one of the most powerful pureblood families of her time. It didn’t help her that she grew up to have amazing powers unlike any other. It’s been sixteen years since Regulus Black, her best friend, was said to have been killed by his own kind. Now, in the summer of 1997, she has been given the task to teach and mold the future of Ron Weasley, who has shown signs of powers. Things are going fine... That is, until Regulus shows up on her doorstep, claiming his innocence.
When Marcus Flint and Percy Weasley agree to a verbal contract in which they would have a one-night stand and then never speak of it again, secret crushes are revealed and both their lives are changed forever (Slash, Marcus/Percy)
When Teddy asks the Room of Requirement for help in his quest to learn more about his father, he gets far more 'help' than he ever anticipated. [Teddy Lupin/Cedric Diggory; Cedric/Roger Davies]
After swearing I was done tinkering with the first entry in the series, the Muse struck me. Essentially the same story, but with a more solid introduction to the new characters. Names changed to protect the innocent. Less canon text. More Snape!
Wolfsbane Potion is illegal, but the illicit brewing continues. Ariadne Lupin can preserve the human mind of a werewolf, but can she reverse the mindset of a whole civilisation? Part IV of
"Power is the ultimate aphrodisiac" -- Even villainesses have their raisons d'etre. Since she was a small child, Bellatrix Black had always been her own person, fiery, intelligent, and irrepressible. Begins with her childhood, happy and pampered in Ebony Manor, and follows her through betrayals, power-plays, passions, and her abandonment to her darker instincts.
Mrs Black watches the Quidditch from her private box and reflects on her disappointing sons, the importance of Black family values, and a certain Chaser for the Kenmare Kestrels ... [Written for the FictionAlley OTP challenge, set a few years after the end of the first war. Slightly revised from the version originally Niffled to take into account the names and dates on JKR's 'Black Family Tree' recently sold at auction.]
Theodore Nott has always been the overlooked Slytherin. Overshadowed by the goonish Crabbe and Goyle, the snotty Draco Malfoy, the charismatic Montague, the forbidding Flint, and the shrill Pansy Parkinson, he has always managed to slip under people's radars. At the urging of his elderly father, Theo joins the Death Eaters in his sixth year, along with a group of his Slytherin acquaintances. Now all he has to do is keep his head down and do what he does best; be ignored. It should be easy, right? Wrong. The Dark Lord has implemented a new reward system for his followers: captured Mudbloods. And Gryffindors Hermione Granger, Katie Bell, and Slytherin's own Tracey Davis are among them.
During the reign of Snape and the Carrows, Dumbledore's Army becomes a true resistance movement under the most unlikely of leaders.
The Colton cousins have been best friends since birth, but at school they were sorted into opposing houses, Gryffindor and Slytherin. They mix with some interesting people and their adventures are numerous. After they've left the school, it's discovered that both cousins have been influenced by their Hogwart's assortment, and it's only a manner of time until they turn on each other. This fic follows the girls after graduation, but there are chapter flashbacks of their school years.
Aberforth Dumbledore wants to be fighting evil with the Order. He doesn't want to be teaching a bunch of runny-nosed school kids how to ward off Red Caps. But when he finds himself the new DADA teacher, he spices things up by providing Harry's class with a much less - traditional - education. Based on the film School of Rock.
A Malfoy view of the Voldemort years: the Muggle threat is growing, the Minister has his head in the sand, and terrifying rumours are spreading. What price survival for those who have everything, when everything is at stake? From the icy clarity of Durmstrang to the stuffy corridors of the Ministry, Lucius and Narcissa are about to find out…
While he's stuck in St. Mungo's on Christmas Day, Mr. Weasley gets plenty of visitors on -- but his werewolf-bitten roommate has no visitors at all. That is, until Remus Lupin decides to have a chat with him.
The tattered tapestry depicting the descent of the Noble and Most Ancient House of Black has burn marks in every generation; they represent the disowned members of the family. Three vignettes show how Isla, Phineas, and Marius Black achieved this honor.
The Hunter is an unlikely enemy of the Dark Lord. He is a muggle who hunts Wizards and is very sucessful at it. In fact he has been created in very similar circumstances to our young Potter. This story shows the Hunter's creation against the backdrop of the Trio's hunt for a Horcrux in Eastern Europe. A very dark and angsty fic. The story has very violent things happen, but I have tried to avoid being directly graphic in my descriptions. Also has a lot of religious references, particularly concerning the Roman Catholic Church. There is also some (very gently) implied shipping between R/Hr and G/H.
The Potters' first wedding anniversary is fast approaching, and despite the dark times, Lily wants to make this day special. James, however, does not only seem too busy to remember ... he seems to be cold enough to allow their marriage to fall apart! Lily vows to spark the flame once more and comes up with the ultimate plan to surprise him... Only to end up getting surprised herself.
AU. Now a Seventh Year and Head Girl, Hermione relays her life in the diary given to her by Harry. From Harry sneaking into her bathroom (and acting just altogether odd), Head Girl duties, NEWTs, and hormones, to Ginny's attempts to set Hermione up in hopes of making her less neurotic, Hermione's life is slowly slipping out of her control. She's never needed a diary more in her entire life.
Professor Slughorn goes to a Black family Christmas party, observes the dynamics of pureblooded society, and gets very drunk. Sirius and Snape get into a fight, Narcissa and Lucius kiss for the first time, Bellatrix threatens Lucius, and Slughorn eavesdrops. Welcome to pre-War pure-blooded society.
It's almost Christmas, times are tough, and Ron has little money to spend on a present for his wife and sweetie (Hermione, of course.) Enter an unlikely trio to help him out. This story contains characters and settings belonging to Jo Rowling. The plot based on O Henry's "Gift of the Magi". It was originally written pre-DH, and has been updated to gibe with events (deaths, especially) that took place in that book.
This background document for Between the Lines, by the Beasties-Boys, outlines the legal obligations and constraints set on werewolves in the BtL universe.
Being sorted into Gryffindor was possibly the worst fate imaginable for Sirius Black, eldest son of a long line of ancient and noble pure-blooded Slytherins. He inevitably found himself pushed and pulled between his Dark family and his Light friends, and he wasn't even sure what side he was supposed to be on anymore.
"If you proceed downstairs into the Department of Mysteries, Cornelius," said Dumbledore, "you will find several escaped Death Eaters contained in the Death Chamber, bound by an Anti-Disapparation Jinx and awaiting your decision as to what to do with them." (OotP Chapter 36) Cornelius has a problem. Lucius has a plan.
Andromeda Black had it all; great sisters, a name that was respected (and feared), and wealth beyond belief, but she gave it all up for love. This is a coming of age story about a Pureblood, who wasn't concerned with a person's blood status. Follow Andromeda as she struggles to break free from the Noble and Most Ancient House of Black, and becomes an enemy to her sisters.
Tonks decides to try an experiment while talking to Remus in the kitchen at twelve, Grimmauld Place. Features various other members of the Order past and present, onstage and off, in relationships and not ... [Warnings: Contains references to slash, which may offend some people. Contains references to het, which may offend some other people.]
Lord Voldemort has, under the strangest circumstances, finally been killed. Or has he? Sequel, as you might expect, to
Harry Potter may be out fighting evil, but Mandy Brocklehurst is focusing on the more important things, like starting fanclubs and trying to win insane bets. Original title "Mandy Brocklehurst and a Bunch of Stuff that Happened." Het.
When Adrian Pucey leaves Hogwarts, curse-breaking seems a less risky activity than staying in Britain. His girlfriend, half-blood Slytherin Millicent Bulstrode, has to stay and brave things out.
Draco Malfoy never knew that when his father died, he'd turn out the way he did. He thought he'd turn out better. And he spent hours, or what seemed like hours, gazing at the bloody stars and wondering what it'd be like if he died tomorrow.
Harry would have liked a little peace and quiet after the Battle of Hogwarts to decide what he wanted to do next (although rebuilding his relationship with Ginny was definitely high on the list). But any such hopes were dashed by unexpected threats to his godson and to Kingsley's position as Minister, and once again, he and his friends found themselves in a courtroom taking on an old enemy ... (Gen central plot with a side helping of H/G and R/Hr.)
We all saw You-Know-Who's body lying dead on the ground when we were seventeen, so that means he's been dead for three years, right? Wrong. That's the first problem. Second problem is that Terry doesn't have a girlfriend or a real job. Third is that Zacharias and I will be sharing a room for the next six months. Fourth is that ... you get the idea.
"Remus sometimes says how frightening it is that all it takes is one bad week to utterly destroy your world, but I think that he knows better than that. He knows that the events of that week had been in the works for years, had their beginning as far back as our fourth year. It's not even surprising that everything came to a head at once. The events of that week could never have happened one by one. Our lives were too tightly intertwined for isolated tragedies, much less deaths. We couldn't have stopped it then. We were already too different from the way than we looked through the eyes of those that we loved best. What happened was inescapable."
The brave men and women of the Ministry of Magic work tirelessly each day to ensure the safety of the Wizarding world. Unfortunately, they never expected to encounter the likes of a dumpster-diving Remus Lupin.
Things won't ever be perfect, but they are looking up.
Ginny's fifth year wasn't starting at all as she'd hoped. (Missing moment from HBP)
Lots of people cry at weddings; Mr. Lovegood finds that he can't stop....
Where Oliver Wood and Marcus Flint are concerned, Harry is ever the secret keeper... [2nd installment of 'COQ' Series]
A quiet sixth year at Hogwarts is coming to an end, and unusual weather patterns promise to put pay to what would otherwise be an idyllic summer. During an impromptu Quidditch match, Harry and Draco collide, in the first of a series of events that twist and turn until up is down, back is front, and the distant war is suddenly looming straight ahead.
Ted Tonks realizes that his little girl is all grown up. An R/T fic.
A lengthy conversation between Albus Dumbledore and Igor Karkaroff that, regrettably, never took place.
The Death Eaters have to decide what to get Voldemort for Christmas. Things happen. **Winner of the 2007 Phoenix Rising 'Mistletoe and Mayhem' Challenge!**
Harry is shopping for Christmas. Again. (H/D)
A series of related one shots inspired by the Black Family Tree, as found at the Harry Potter Lexicon.
Hogwarts has a new Headmaster and a new regime. Harry Potter, the students' hero, is missing, and someone must step into his shoes. That someone is Neville Longbottom. This is my interpretation of the seventh year at Hogwarts.
Tom Riddle's careers advice session.
Halo addicts, verbal romances, a considerably intelligent four year old and mistold adventures, this a fiction for anybody who's ever been on a long bus ride to enjoy! Just wait to say: "That's SO true" to nearly every line! This is a Crack!Fic of epic proportions for anybody who's ever been on a good, long bus ride!
"We have a SPLINCH!" "ACCIO floating head" Why do the Heads of House look forward to this class?
Welcome to the brute squad. Malfoy's cronies. Built like trolls and twice as ugly. Too dumb to stick two thoughts together. Sharing a single brain cell. "I could say it doesn't bother me. Yeah, like hell! You try being called a stupid Slytherin Death Eater brat day in and day out, see how you like it!"
It's Christmas at the Burrow - the first after Voldemort's defeat. The whole family is gathered, a cheerful stranger deliveres a mysterious gift for Mr & Mrs Weasley, and a ... video tape??
What happens when the most beautiful girl in school asks Theodore Nott to the Yule Ball? What if he had his eye on someone else?
A collection of limericks featuring various students, teachers, Death Eaters and others.
Severus Snape is on the run; he decides, however, that it is time he tells the story of how he got to where he is, running from a crime he was ordered to commit.
A night of intense passion leaves James Potter and Amelia Zabini in quite the predicament -- seventeen and expecting a little witch or wizard. All too soon, the two teenagers learn that when you play adult games, there are very adult consequences. NextGen.
Marcus Flint and Katie Bell after the Quidditch final.
One evening, Remus comes across a big, shaggy black dog and decides to follow it into the Shrieking Shack, but what he finds inside is not a dog...anymore. A man he thought was dead is standing right in front of him. Is Remus being deceived?
It was the first magic book Harry wanted, one that Hagrid had to drag him away from. What was so special about it? One-shot.
Non-fiction essay about Harry Potter and his 39 classmates. Originally written pre-HBP, this new edition has been revised and corrected in the light of DH canon.
Ollivander mentions four wands during Harry Potter's visit to his shop. How did those wands find their owners?
â€œI want my team to be close but not that close. Get the hell away from her, Flint.â€ Ginny Weasley x Marcus Flint
Neville's summer plans change when he gets a summer job that could make his dreams come true. However trouble arises when he finds out his employer is the sister of Bellatrix Lestrange. But after the war strikes home he finds himself getting to know the Tonks family much better and a mystery surround his own family is unearthed.
"They say that blood is thicker than water. They obviously never met Theodore Branson Nott." Severus Snape must tell Draco Malfoy, Vincent Crabbe, and Theodore Nott that their fathers have been arrested. All react in different ways.
It was meant to help him, to hurt her. But what Draco Malfoy ends up finding out in his plot for revenge is not what he expected at all.
Much as movies would like to convince us otherwise, love isn't all doe-eyed gazes and steamy clinches. Much as divorce lawyers would like to convince us otherwise, real love doesn't pack its bags when times get tough. A *real* love story. Gregory Goyle/Millicent Bulstrode (GG/MB)
Oliver Wood and Marcus Flint are complete polar opposites with aboslutely nothing in common outside of Quidditch... right? [1st installment of 'COQ' Series.] Slash Alert.
Petunia Dursley, waiting for Vernon on a night out, runs into someone she wasn't expecting.
A bit of insight into the feelings and actions of Phineas Nigellus after he leaves Dumbledore's office. To all outward appearances a sarcastic painting with cynical views of teenagers and their behaviour - how does he deal with the death? *contains OotP spoilers*
Because, as much as books and movies tell us otherwise, perfect people don't *live*. While Harry is off saving the world, Draco is styling his hair and buffing his nails, and Hermione is getting top grades and cultivating a willowy physique, the rest of us are living, laughing, and loving. A tribute to the imperfect. GG/MB (Gregory Goyle/Millicent Bulstrode)
Shades of grey fill Charlie's life now after the final battle yeilds the winners and the losers. A short Charlie/Harry bit told from Charlie's POV.
"...the knowledge that she was in the arms of a living, breathing, feeling human being was blissful. Hermione could not help but want to touch him even though she knew that she should hate him..."
"Something has become obvious to her: the rules against Aurors becoming romantically involved with persons under investigation exist for a reason. They exist for this reason... And this whole time she was foolish enough to convince herself that she knew what she was doing." A GOF-era Remus/Tonks romance.
For speaking out of turn against her, Professor Umbridge gives Lee Jordan one hell of a detention stretch. But when the twins leave Hogwarts behind, and him with it, he gets a chance to strike back. Oneshot.
Why is Cornelius Fudge in the Leaky Cauldron, on the night Harry blows up his aunt? What is he thinking, as he looks out on drab grey Muggle London and looks back on his drab grey Magical career? When will there be any news: of Harry, of the aunt, of the fugitive Black whose escape does the Ministerial reputation no good at all?
A series of one-shots from inside the minds of various characters. The first one is very dark but other's are humourous and more general. With all my character studies, I hope that I make you take a second look at a character you'd normally dismiss, and maybe change your opinions of them.
No Devil will darken her doorway while Minerva McGonagall takes the watch. Warnings for mentions of past sexual abuse, and recovery thereof.
Sometimes, it just takes a glimpse to look into someone's soul. And sometimes, glimpsing into someone's soul changes you forever as well. Precursor to "Fall On Our Faces" -- Slash
Fugitives from both sides of the Second War, Draco and Snape are bound together by the Vow Snape made to Narcissa Malfoy - a vow that Draco will do anything to break. With no allies, no plan, and no hope except to stay one step ahead of their pursuers, time is running out for two very different men. Oh, and don't mention the werewolves.
Whenever the Grey Lady thinks of the Bloody Baron, he shows up. (Grey Lady/Bloody Baron)
[AU OotP] After his exoneration, Sirius Black discovered that picking up the pieces of his life was not exactly the easiest thing in the world, especially since his former almost-fiancée was determined to ignore his existence. Even worse, Dumbledore asked (read: blackmailed) him to teach DADA. And then a slightly mad former dark wizard with a death wish decided to rejoin the Death Eaters in order to complete his final mission: destroying the Horcruxes. As usual, Harry remains completely oblivious.
A fateful encounter with a snake in a pet shop, a cordial meeting in Diagon Alley, and Harry Potter is looking forward to spending his years at Hogwarts in Slytherin House. With help from his best friend, Theodore Nott, he must come to terms with his place in the wizarding world. (Abandoned)
As Parvati prepares to honor a bet with her sister, she has an unexpected conversation with the most unexpected of people.
Second-years are not allowed to visit Hogsmeade ... so what was Dennis Creevey doing at the D.A. meeting in the Hog’s Head? And however will he explain himself to Professor McGonagall without betraying the D.A.?
SERIES: Evan and Ryan Potter are the boys-who-lived, their adopted brother, Harry Potter, is seemingly unremarkable. This notion is false. Evan and Ryan were raised by doting friends Remus and Sirius. Harry is abandoned by the magical world to the abusive Dursleys. This series chronicles Harry's time in Hogwarts and along his journey to rid the world of an even greater evil than Voldemort and discover who he is. BOOK 1: Nearly killed, Harry is rescued and raised by the Vampire Slytherin and his Romani Companions. Eleven years old, Harry is invited to Hogwarts. Someone is leaching the magic holding the wards to Hogwarts. As Hogwarts suffers, the icy waters rise. And a strange life force inhabits the Castle awakening things best forgotten.
Is there a Pureblood wizard who truly loves computers? Yes, there is, and I'm not speaking about Arthur Weasley. Of course he won't miss out in a story concerning his great passion, but in first place it's his daughter who discovers her love for certain hexed Muggle items.
It's Molly Prewett and Arthur Weasley's seventh year (at last)! Molly is a little shy around boys, and has never really known one, except for her brothers, Fabian and Gideon. Arthur Weasley is determined to make the Quidditch team and will not let anything distract him. Can Molly and Arthur find time for each other and fall in love, as fate destined them to? Added stress is put on Arthur when Gideon and Fabian Prewett disappear mysteriously. Molly and Arthur need to work together to find them, and Arthur worries: will Molly be next . . . ?
Ten moments in the lives of Bellatrix and Rodolphus, from childhood to death. Love? No, not quite. But what, then?