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The story of Tabitha Spellman and the crew that come to fight Voldemort in 1980 and 1996. Covers 1968-1981.
(COMPLETE) Severus Snape is going straight to hell. The people he calls his friends are helping him get there.
Sirius and Lily aren't feeling quite themselves. In fact, they're feeling rather like... each other... (bodyswap, J/L, R/S, and all sorts of things in between.)
October 1981: what would have happened if Albus Dumbledore had insisted on being the Potters' Secret Keeper instead?
COMPLETE. Severus Snape came from somewhere; he didn't just appear at Hogwarts. We have had hints of his back story but no one really knows it. How did he get to be a snarky bastard? Why? Who knows, besides JK Rowling? So, this series of short chapter/stories explores the possibilities which include Potions College, Malfoys, The Dark Lord and even Remus Lupin, as well as a growing conviction that the world is not a nice place.
In Harry's day, Voldemort has risen a second time, but what happened the first time? Join Severus Snape, James Potter, Remus Lupin, Sirius Black, Lily Evans, and others as they walk through the first dark days. They will discover friendship, hatred, love, and pain as they find how the ties bind them all.
When evil looms, threatening to rid the world of all that is good, two people find strength, and weakness in each other where they thought there was none.
Against a backdrop of terror and hostility, Lily Evans and James Potter come of age in a world at war. Seventh year is bound to be fraught with difficulties, but it is also a time for both to grow and learn, to rise to the challenges thrown their way, and to find their way to each other. The sequel to From Ashes.
(COMPLETE) Severus Snape begins by taking a post as Potioner on a secret Ministry project in Azkaban. He ends by taking his first step on the path to Lord Voldemort.
When Lily comes back from Australia, she is desperate to hide her secret from James, but things start to unravel when she meets him again. PostHogwarts, slight AU.
Severus Snape discovers that there's more to his pointless death than his miserable life counted on. A story of redemption, love, and second chances.
(RL/SB) AU. The Prank goes wrong, Severus Snape dies, and the Marauders dispose of the evidence and get away with it -- and after that, what can't you do?
Sirius, James, and Peter seem to think that since I read so much, I should write as well. Something like keeping a journal. So they gave me this. This “nifty, big, red, beautiful book”, according to James. Peter says to make it my life’s work, adding to it as my life progresses. They’re all idiots, but maybe I’m even worse, since I’m here writing in the blasted thing. (This fan fiction is an AU)
[NEW CHAPTER: THIS FIC IS BACK!] "Lily sprung to a sitting position. It wasn't working. She could not stop thinking, stop remembering. He had reminded her of what it felt like to feel alive again and it was too much. Reciting four words to herself was not going to suppress it any longer." -Chap. 4
(COMPLETE) Severus Snape found refuge with the Order of the Phoenix. Regulus Black did not.
Sirius has been naughty. Remus won't let him forget it.
Young Severus Snape has finished Hogwarts. He has a job and has joined the Death Eaters. But he is about to learn something which may change his life...
What was the "matter" that made Dumbledore trust Snape? Why did Snape change sides? This story answers these and other questions.
A sequel to my fic Unintended Consequences. Young Severus Snape, a Death Eater, has secretly been a spy of Dumbledore's for some time now. Is Voldemort beginning to suspect something?
Lily is deathly bored during an Order of the Pheonix meeting and her mind wanders towards none other than Sirius Black. Something hot and steamy happens in the kitchen that's more than just the kettle boiling...
When Bellatrix Black, newly graduated from Hogwarts, cornered her younger sister Andromeda and dragged her out of their home and into Diagon Alley, Andromeda expected danger, excitement, and trouble - all part and parcel to dealings with Bellatrix. Nothing, however, could prepare her for the nightmarish ordeal that ended with her coming face to face with Lord Voldemort.
Remus recieves a telephone call from his mum, and Sirius finds out that his boyfriend's parents don't know about their four-year relationship. And then fluff ensues. And a bit of angst. And then angsty fluff. And then back to fluff. Whee!
Lily and her husband are two of the highest qualified Aurors in their department. The Queer Sycamore is a hotel during daytime and a brothel at night. It is also a place where Death Eaters come to rest after full days of intensive work for their Master. Lily must do the necessary to wipe out these crooks and put them behind bars.
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.
Arthur Weasley tells his six sons a bedtime story.
A tragic event unexpectedly sends Severus to Lily’s doorstep seeking solace. Through coffee and conversation, a broken friendship is briefly mended. Some surprising discoveries are made, and Lily has to make a decision that could mean healing a grieving heart and irreparably wounding another.
The young Snape has just left Hogwarts and will be making some choices that will influence the rest of his life. Snape's backstory leading up to Halloween night, 1981.
James and Lily have been called to Hogwarts to talk to the newest Order member.
Sirius Black and Remus Lupin collaborate in telling baby Harry a rather unconventional bedtime tale.
"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."
Severus Snape had already made his commitment to the Death Eaters when Lily Evans arrived at his door--a complication he hadn't expected, a temptation he almost couldn't resist.
"Stand aside, you silly girl..." "Not Harry, please no, take me, kill me instead-" What if Lily Potter hadn't said these fateful words? What if Voldemort hadn't killed her before trying to kill Harry? AU. Darkfic. OOC/Dark Lily. SS/LE written before HBP.
When Lily goes into labour, James is unceremoniously kicked out of the bedroom. To help pass the time, he owls his friends Sirius, Peter and Remus.
Two months before Harry is born, James asks Sirius something quite serious.
Lupin faces his fears and his happiness when the new members of the League Against Voldemort make a visit to Azkaban.
Sirius and Remus help Lily choose flowers for the upcoming nuptials. The shop girl watches, and comes to an interesting conclusion. R/S pre-slash.
One-shot. Remus contemplates his suspicions about Sirius, and tries to prompt himself to act on them. Remus/Sirius.
Sirius wakes up on a normal day with a normal hangover and goes through his normal routine until the blasted doorbell rings with a very unexpected visitor.
As they enter their sixth year at Hogwarts, James Potter, Sirius Black, Remus Lupin and Peter Pettigrew must all face up to their fears and grow up in the darkest time imaginable. James must step up to his role as hero despite the constant rejections from Lily Evans. Sirius struggles with responsibility, especially when mysterious Dorcas Meadowes enters his life. Remus looks for aceptance in a world he doesn't fit in and Peter searches for stability in a terrifying world.
James is barely making it through work one day when a pregnant Lily decides to pick up an extra ingredient for their dinner that evening.
Snape attends Lucius and Narcissa's wedding and meditates on interhouse relations. Narcissa recieves a gift and Lucius has a secret.
A quiet autumn morning in Godric's Hollow before October 31. One-shot.
In which James and Lily get married, Sirius gets maudlin, Remus gets put-upon and everyone gets drunk.
Lily and Severus meet a final time. He tells her of the prophecy and they remember a summer ten years before
"A baby is inside her, and she's afraid. Sometimes she wonders if she'll survive the war." One-shot, set a few days before Harry's birth.
Nursing baby Harry makes it hard for Lily to pay attention to Remus.
Voldemort's power grows. Bartemius Crouch, Head of the Department of Magical Law Enforcement, has decided to save the Wizarding world. He fights the Death Eaters with extreme measures. Meanwhile, his son becomes one. Why did that happen? This is the story of Bartemius Crouch, Jr.
AU- What if Peter was a loyal Death Eater, but found a way to protect James and Lily from being hunted by Voldemort? When Peter sees to it that Harry Potter is born on July 15, 1980, the world changes.
Albus Dumbledore sets three requirements for Severus Snape's entry into the Order of the Phoenix.
Snape turns to the dark side. He gets what he wants, power, saisfaction and the ability to cause pain. But everything changes when he realises his mistakes. When he sees himself as he really is for the first time. A story of choices, betrayals and truth..
It's the middle of the first war. In one day, Molly Weasley lost two of the most important people in her life... but gained more than she ever expected.
The last year of the first Voldemort war at Hogwarts -- from a staff meeting in April 1981 to January 1982. Main focus on the newly employed Professor Snape, who is desperately trying to rein his anger with a certain Headmaster. Canon till the end of HBP.
Once there were two brothers named Prewett, a girl who died, and a Black who could never be serious...
"I'm fine. We're fine." The Potters at the brink of the abyss.
"It is better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all." -Tennyson *~* As her husband battles Voldemort, a concerned mother tells her young son the story of her relationship with his father. She hopes that he'll understand, someday, her story, which she tells him while talking to him for the last time.
Sirius always tells Remus he is like a naked tree, free from leaves, because Remus is so thin and always cold. Remus agrees with him: life would be simpler if he were a tree.
We all know what happened that fateful night in Godric's Hollow... but have we all seen it through Lily's eyes? Written as half narrative, half stream-of-consciousness, this fic offers a new look at the pain, fear, and ultimately, love that Lily Potter felt on October 31, 1981. Inspired by Billy Joel's "Lullaby"
"Couldn't betray the Order, not even to save you." AU, July 1981
Prejudice runs both ways when the Malfoy and Prewett families are entangled in something with far-reaching consequences.
Sirius Black is eighteen. That is good. He's just graduated from Hogwarts. That is good, too. He has recently been married. That is worse. He is going to have a baby. That is the worst thing possible! SBOC
How Dumbledore recruited Snape. Written before the publication of OotP.
I was just going to go inside. Harry was sleepy; it was time for his nap. But James’s words had stopped me dead in my tracks. “Harry, we’re not going to live longer, your mother and me.” an optional prequel/sequel to Brahm's Lullaby
It was a story that had been told so many times before in the history books; a story of a power-hungry warmonger and his devoted, yet completely oblivious, servants who were willing to die for a name and a cause. All thought they were his most trusted, his most loved; all were wrong - the Dark Lord neither trusted nor loved. With every new supporter, the fervor that surrounded the movement seemed to reach a pinnacle; the message became all the more intoxicating. This is the tale of one young man's transformation from "normalcy" to twisted obsession for the sake of the one who was more than human, the Dark Lord Voldemort.
Discussion about what the occupation of Harry's parents might have been.
When the baker of Godric's Hollow gets a new customer, he is so intrigued by her that tries to discover her secrets.
Lily and James lived in time of war, but their lives were always defined by love and laughter, not death. The story of Harry's parents and their friends, from their days at Hogwarts to their final confrontation with Voldemort.
All Hallows Eve in Godric's Hollow, and Lily takes a moment to reflect upon her son and huband. Surely, they've taken every care and have earned a moment to bask in the comfort of this moment and their plans for the future, haven't they?
There’s no escaping the inevitable. Call it fate, or fortune, or force of will, but there’s no escaping it. Because Sirius fell in love with his best mate’s girl, and, though he didn’t mean for it to happen, she fell in love with him. [Fourth and Final Part of The Heart’s Progress, a series of vignettes inspired by the poetry of Pablo Neruda]
Petunia Dursley has hated her sister and anything to do with magic for the better part of ten years. On Lilyâ€™s wedding day, Petunia puts aside her feelings and grudgingly takes her place as maid-of-honour. What should be a happy day for Petunia turns to one of self-loathing when she discovers though two groomsmen there are more important things than magic to be jealous of. RLSB from Petunia's POV.
Terror, panic, and confusion made up the First War. The Dark Lord and his Death Eaters kept the Wizarding World in a state of darkness and war for over a decade. But what if Halloween of 1981 hadn't ended it, and the war had continued for years? What if things had happened differently and a family's lives were saved?
Was Dumbledore really stupid to trust Snape? HALF BLOOD PRINCE COMPLIANT
It was a time of terror, a time of panic and confusion. It was a time when death and pain ran rampant, and shadows sought to destroy the Light. It was a time when friends and family feared for themselves and for others. It was a time when Darkness threatened to overcome the Wizarding World. It was a time of death ... but also a time of life. It was the time of the First War.
October 1981. One prophecy, two children. What if it had gone the other way?
"Stand aside," the Dark Lord told her, "and you will walk safely from this house." Title adapted from William Styron's 'Sophie's Choice'.
Remus and Sirius are sharing a flat after graduating. Sirius brings up a random topic: What if Remus was gay? Featuring the Avenue Q song 'If You Were Gay'.
It's been two years since they graduated from Hogwarts, but Lily Evans has yet to go out with one James Potter. One shot
Love her? Of course he loves her! But love is not enough. Not always. Marriage should be sustained by many other things. And Sirius Black does not seem to realize that. AU. A sequel to Baby on Board and The New House Rules.
It is James and Lily's wedding, the happiest night of their lives. But on the sidelines with a genuine smile and a heavy heart lies Sirius. He is weighed down with the sacrifice he had to make for both of his best friends' happiness...and the knowledge that the price he has paid for it will never stop hurting.
The Department of Mysteries at war. Every night, Arabella watches over the wizarding world - but what she sees she has to bear alone.
Lucius Malfoy is turning 19, and trying to decide how best to woo the girl of his dreams. Lucius/Narcissa.
Sirius babysits Harry for the first time.
Regulus A. Black is not stupid. He knows quitting the Death Eaters isn't an option. But revenge is.
During the middle of the first war with Voldemort, the original Order of the Phoenix discovers a map to the Death Eaters' secret headquarters and plans a raid. In the face of the pain, loss, and betrayal that threatens to destroy everything, the love of newlyweds James and Lily Potter is given new dimension as the Order struggles to live to face another day.
The last letter Lily Potter wrote before her death was to her sister Petunia. Thanks to Meucci Warlock for the beta.
In the last moments of James Potter's life, he recalls the beauty of his wife, the potential of his son... and the irony of his death.
“That’s Dorcas Meadowes, Voldemort killed her personally.” Mad-Eye Moody, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, chapter nine``More than an image in an old photograph where the faces of the lost far outnumber those of the living, one casualty of the first war against Voldemort tells of those whose work she continued in the battle against evil as she faces death and the Dark Lord on her own terms.
Baby Harry's first Christmas Eve. The Marauders and Lily get into the Christmas spirit, but are interrupted when an unexpected friend comes to call with some dreadful news.
What happened to Professor McGonagall to make her resign from Hogwarts? Why is the Headmaster so cold? What does Aberforth have that Dumbledore wants?
Each Marauder has his own talent.
He hadn’t exactly lived a wild life, but compared to his present Spartan existence it had been absolutely debauched. That was back when he still drank in the pubs with his coworkers, and when he could still sleep through the night. He still had all his body parts then, too. Some had even called him attractive. It was drinking with his mates in the pub that had changed everything. Because everything changed the night that he met her. ``Alastor Moody was once not the paranoid man he is today. And he must forever live with the consequences of that.
What can he do without her? Severus is a wreck! And he has a son... what a revelation. One-shot with Severus and Lily.
On the night before her wedding, Lily decides to look through all of the memories that she has made so far.
Lily is at home with Harry when she receives an unexpected visitor. Snapefic.
Remus has never made a habit of wishing on the stars in the night sky that so rules his life. But maybe if he tries, they'll give him something back.
In March 1981 Sirius and Remus are trying to get back home.
James and Lily seem like the perfect couple but if so, why does does Lily lock herself in her room adn cry every night. And why does James get smashed every weekend? Sirius is determined to find out.
A series of vignettes which chronicle the heartbreak and romance of various members of the Order of the Phoenix, during the Christmas season of the First War.
Everyone loves a Sunday--the difficult crossword in the paper, sleeping late and lounging all day around doing absolutely nothing. Remus and Sirius plan to exemplify this cliché until a shocking and unwelcome letter arrives by owl post.