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The morning after his defeat of Voldemort, Harry awakens feeling disturbed and uneasy, but not knowing why. Wanting nothing more than to stay at Grimmauld Place and be left alone, he finds himself unable to get what he needs. Angry goblins, unleashed dementors, well-meaning friends, and a debt to Narcissa Malfoy demand a reluctant Harry's time and attention. Resisting praise, expectations, and offers of employment, he is finally drawn into a trial that rivals the most difficult ones he has ever faced.
It is Harry Potter’s funeral, one of the most highly publicized events in the wizarding world. These are the reactions of those Harry wrote the will to, each having their own remembrances of the Boy-Who-Lived.
This is the second part of a three-part story about the Malfoy family, the sequel of 'Ad Mortem Festinamus' and the prequel to 'Et Nulli Miseretur'. This part describes the time between Voldemort's downfall in 1981 and Dumbledore's death in 1997
After weeks of grueling work and tireless practice, Ron finally managed to make a patronus. Now his only problem is making sure no one finds out about it.
During a Death Eater attack on Diagon Alley Hermione gets sent back to 1976. But despite her attempts to stick to the rules, she can't idly stand by as people she now knows are going to die. Because every HP fan should write a time travel fic. This is mine. Not HBP compliant.
This story of Bill and Fleur's wedding from the perspective of the trio and Ginny Weasley. And why is Mrs. Weasley so interested in what is going on? The story comes from multiple Points of View and has several retrospectives back to HBP. Please bear with the perspective shifts, as this is a bit of a "non-linear" tale.
Dumbledore is dead, and Hermione has stayed at Hogwarts to research spells that will help the Trio in their quest for the Horcruxes. There, she has a most unlikely visitor, who informs her that there is a more important task, even more important than defeating the Dark Lord, awaiting a person brave enough enough to undertake it.
Glimpses of our heroes at the end of the battles and beyond, as they face what's lost and what's to come. Post-Deathly Hallows; spoilers abound.
Love and war, from Lucius Malfoy's perspective. Wizarding divorce is never simple. But with the fate of the wizarding world mixed into the balance, it becomes a high-stakes duel between two unbalanced opponents. As of HBP this story is AU.
The last day of Sirius's life, and he's trapped at Grimmauld Place with a bottle of firewhiskey and unlimited leisure time. Childhood memories, visits from Order members, and thoughts on Harry, Prongs, Snivelly, Nym, Moony, Reggie, Mother, Kreacher, Buckbeak, Dumbledore, Bella, Andromeda, and more. And, in the end, the inevitable battle and the mysterious veil. (More sad and brooding than funny, despite the title.)
Alternate Universe. With her own child dead and her orphaned nephew to raise, Petunia canâ€™t stop trying to compete with her sister.
The story of a brilliant boy, and the monster inside him. Now at last, with all the pieces of the puzzle waiting to be assembled, here is the gruesome picture of the boy who became Lord Voldemort.
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.]
Narcissa managed to marry the man of her dreams. But perhaps he's not as dreamy as she thought.
Cedric thinks loving Harry could change his life, forever. Two boys and a kiss.
A series of short vignettes featuring some of our favorite (and not so favorite) minor characters.
George has a few things that make him different, and one of them is even secret from Fred. Prequel to Secrets Worth Keeping and Lost Love.
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.
"But you do," his face breaking into a brilliant smile, summoning little jackhammers upon her heart, as if he was pleased and delighted with this piece of terrible news. "You do fancy me. Dear Merlin, Hermione Granger, you're in love with me." Draco&Hermione.
"It seems to be common knowledge that I persuaded Lucius not to send Draco to Durmstrang. Actually, that's not quite true - Draco was always going to attend Hogwarts. All I did was remind Lucius of that." Let Narcissa tell you how.
Lucius Malfoy, wizard of despair-broken spirit and love-weakened flesh.
As Hermione recovers at home from the events at the Department of Mysteries, she first has to inform her parents about the dangers of the magical world, and then has time to think about her future.
Sometimes Lily still felt herself reaching out for Severus. A series of vignettes showing how soulmates come in all the shapes and sizes.
... And that if they both had to be proverbial broom wrecks of people, they could at least do it together.
Sirius Black: A son, a brother; a friend, a Marauder; a prisoner, a fugitive, a godfather. Sirius played many roles, most veiled with tragedy or loss. But even in dark night skies, there are stars that shine bright. [A short story collection about Padfoot.]
[ONE SHOT] Sometimes Ted Lupin wonders if their choice to die had eclipsed their love for him. But a conversation with his godfather, who too had faced the same doubts, enables him to be grateful without regret.
Harry never liked rainbows.
"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."
After the murder of Albus Dumbledore, an awful silence had settled upon magical Britain. Harry Potter, Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger had apparently vanished from the face of the Earth; and as if in response, the killings had stopped. Nobody could doubt the meaning of this. The Dark Lord had thrown all his resources into the pursuit of his three enemies. And yet the house of Weasley decided to throw a party.
Sirius Black muses on the twists his life has taken, the love he could never help, the times of school and the times beyond... but mostly Remus Lupin, and the mystery thereof. POV fic. A little fun, a little intense, a little of everything. R/S slash, but I promise it's good for everyone. I'll let you figure out when it's set...
Hermione sits alone at night, thinking about what's happening to her world and telling herself a story...a story about a girl who loved a boy.
Tonks has always had control over her body's changes. Then, suddenly, she doesn't.
Seamus wants them both.
Hedwig tells her version of a few Harry stories as well as some stories of her own.
Harry Potter loves beautiful things. With magic, anything is possible.
One-shot. Remus contemplates his suspicions about Sirius, and tries to prompt himself to act on them. Remus/Sirius.
A series of ficlets, detailing days in the lives of our favorite HP characters: Harry, Remus, Severus, Hermione, and so on. Read to find out more!
“Shoes tell a lot about a person,” Tonks said, hopping on one foot. "Where they’ve been; where they’re going.” Remus needs to learn that new relationships are like new shoes: everyone deserves them, and they just take a little getting used to. RL/NT oneshot.
All witches and wizards display pre-training talent in the magical field. Harry made strange things happen all the time - finding himself on the school roof, setting the snake loose.... Even wizards who have grown up in the wizarding world experience such happenstances. Grab your helmets, ladies and gentlemen, because here come the Weasley twins!
Tonks plays Patience in the evening. Set during OotP.
Draco Malfoy chose to raise his son differently.
Snape attends Lucius and Narcissa's wedding and meditates on interhouse relations. Narcissa recieves a gift and Lucius has a secret.
Hermione identifies the source of the third scent she smelled coming from the Amortentia love potion during Potions lessons. Written for the 2005 rwhgfqf on LiveJournal.
Tom Riddle's careers advice session.
The Second Wizarding War is over at long last. But the cost has been high, both in lives lost and in futures forever altered. One survivor struggles to come to terms with the decisions he made in those troubled times.
Sirius sits in Azkaban, thinking too much for his own good.
James II can't wait to see what his Patronus is... and it had better be something cool! One-shot.
Dumbledore is dead, Hogwarts may be closing and Ginny Weasley is going home for the summer. But first she needs to decide where she's going to sit. It isn't the simple decision she'd imagined it to be. ONE SHOT.
Draco Malfoy is not here.
Discovering just who Moony, Wormtail, Padfoot and Prongs are brings up even more questions for Fred -- and when fate takes another of them away, it's time to go back to the source for some answers.
As long as he can remember, Teddy Lupin has felt like an outsider. But Victoire Weasley thinks that they are more alike than he realizes...
"Weasley, Percy," McGonagall's voice called out... "Another Weasley?" The hat said those inevitable words. Percy let out a breath he didn't even know he held. He knew what was coming next: "I know just what to do with you." But instead, the hat's next words caused a shiver to run up Percy's spine.
50 beginnings, middles, and ends for Cho and Cedric.
Petunia Dursley holds a neighbourhood barbeque in her back garden and gets more than she bargained for. Can Petunia change in just one day? Will she let herself?
The war is over; Harry and Draco are together. Yet is surviving a war all that is required for living happily ever after?
At over one hundred years old, Minerva McGonagall faces two important choices: where to go, and how to get there.
There is a moment where Cedric could have fled. But he doesn't. [Set near the end of GoF, gen, PG.]
After a day out with the children, Arthur winds down by the fireplace. Until he hears a strange noise from upstairs...
Post-Deathly Hallows SPOILERS! George and Percy deal with losing Fred. George snaps, Percy grieves.
Arthur Weasley has watched his daughter grow over the years, seen her fall in love with Harry Potter, and Harry fall in love with her. All through this, Molly has always been his constant, ready to serve up two steaming bowls of courgette stew.
Lucius has watched his son change over the years as Draco struggled between what was expected of him and what was right. One-shot
Tom Riddle and Minerva McGonagall, as Hogwarts students, explore their deepest desires.
"I'm fine. We're fine." The Potters at the brink of the abyss.
A Prequel to "Just a Boy and his Dog". Christmas at Grimmauld Place, and Remus and Harry discuss just what it means to be loved by Sirius Black
Vignette - Severus reflects on the choices he's made and how they've affected his life and the family he could have had. Sevitus.
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.
'Hermione is an accomplished liar - she's not proud of it, but it's a necessity. If she wants to remain a witch, she has to be a liar.'
Knowing his death is approaching, Albus Dumbledore visits Lucius Malfoy in Azkaban. Will Lucius understand what Albus is offering, as they come face to face for the last time?
Little girls are made of more than sugar and spice.
Wherein Remus discovers some of the specters of Grimmauld Place, and of Sirius' childhood past.
It wasn't anything like wanting to rule the world. She just wanted to be thinner.
They were to press the war home to its real lords - until they themselves were ready to refrain from warfare, being confronted with its reality.
Here is the reason why Severus Snape is so completely trusted by Dumbledore. To find out the truth, we must go back to that night in Godric's Hollow.
After Voldemort's resurrection, Lucius Malfoy battles his memories of Voldemort, the Imperius Curse, becoming a Death Eater... and Harry Potter.
The Dark Mark burns and a man's fate is sealed. Severus Snape prepared to return to the Dark Lord.
The first year was the hardest, and it didn't get much better from there. Ron never understands why it's so special when I get a letter from my parents. He doesn't realize that in the past six years they've only sent me twelve: five on Christmas, four before exams and three when I was petrified. That's right: they didn't send me anything my entire first year, and that wasn't my fault...really. Hermione reflects on how her religion affected her life in the Wizarding World.
When the baker of Godric's Hollow gets a new customer, he is so intrigued by her that tries to discover her secrets.
"To be honest, Lucius, I was admiring the irony of you and me sitting here and celebrating together. Who would have thought we'd ever find ourselves in a position to show our faces in public again?"
An exploration of Ron and Hermione's relationship. Set during book 7. One-shot.
Originally written as a Christmas fic, this actually took on a life of its own, exploring post-DH relationships between Harry and his family, Harry's children and their classmates, and Draco Malfoy and Harry Potter. It's also a projection of what the future looks like in Potter-verse. Some romance, some humor - a little bit of everything.
Lily Evans is seventeen years old, and she's never been in love. She's a bit worried about that, but resorting to Muggle superstitions? That's a bit drastic, isn't it?
Written for the Omniocular AU Challenge: 68. Arthur Weasley married Bellatrix Black instead of Molly. Sometimes at night she sits up after the kids are in bed, when Arthur is still at work and wonders if life could have been different.
A deeply analytical essay on the most powerful wizard in the world, written Pre-HBP.
Albus Dumbledore had never been gladder to reach the sanctuary of his office. ``Although the world was celebrating wildly, although stars and fireworks exploded outside his office, although students whooped and cheered in the corridors, he had never felt worse in his life.``The defeat of Voldemort was, indeed, a reason for celebration. Unfortunately, the people who most deserved to be celebrating couldn’t...
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.
Young Tom Riddle has some disturbing thoughts.
A short essay exploring Snape's motivations and destiny within the HP universe.
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?
Harry and his friends are travelling home from Hogwarts on The Express, and an odd little voice decides to pop in and give Harry a visit. Harmless musings.
Power was about turning 2+2 into 5 for real. It was about rearranging matter to suit your will. No Muggle was ever going to understand that.
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.
"One more thing I've learned about pain. It makes you innumerate. You lose the ability to count your blessings. All you can do is wait for it to go away. Get yourself through the day. That's doable. I have things to do, people to see. Then go home -- and get yourself through the night." So how do you cope with losing Sirius Black -- again? In the aftermath of the Department of Mysteries battle, Remus Lupin tries different ways. Because whatever gets you through the night is all right. [Not R/S, by the way.]
Once, Parvati and Padma shared everything: pain and tears, happiness and laughter. But time has changed them, and now -- as Parvati sits with her sister at the dining table -- she cannot share. She must be strong. For Padma's sake. One-shot.
One Harry Potter has grown up in more ways than one, and the fleeing Severus Snape, who was never cowed even by Voldemort, finds himself in that dull grey horror when he is captured. Warnings: Semi-pre-slash. SSHP, though not exactly. Moderate to high swearing and violence.
A day in Hermione's life, between 4th and 5th years. Can she maintain a normal life with her non-wizarding parents, and stay involved in the battle against Voldemort? She's not so sure anymore...
After Dumbledore’s death, Harry spends the summer at The Burrow. A letter from Sirius, describing a magical spell to transform into an Animagus, is handed to him by Remus. Sirius writes:"What I can give you is the same knowledge we had when we were at Hogwarts. By 'we' I mean Mooney, Padfoot, Prongs and that other creature I cannot bring myself to name…When I was living as a fugitive, my life would have been unbearable without being able to transform into 'Snuffles', as you three call me when I am Padfoot." The animal one transforms into isn’t chosen: it is already there waiting to be uncovered by this magical spell. In the days that follow, Harry needs all his animal’s strengths to combat the evil infiltrating The Burrow.
Hermione Granger had grown to dread the winter. The season seemed almost to have a grudge against her. And so as she and Ron flew from summer in Britain to winter in Australia to search for her parents, she had both old and new issues to resolve.