1 - 20 of 70 Stories
'Some rise by sin, and some by virtue fall.' Spanning from spring of 1976 through the fateful Halloween night of 1981, the adventures and misadventures of Messrs. Moony, Wormtail, Padfoot, and Prongs, and their contemporaries, particularly those belonging to the Most Noble and Ancient House of Black, Toujours Dysfunctional. Warnings: contains dark thematic material, violence, innuendo, as many literary references as can be managed, and very mild slash.
Book one of the
Hermione Granger is more than a bit surprised when the Italian Embassy comes into town with a diplomate of particular interest to her. Her memories of Blaise Zabini rush back to her as she struggles to stay on top both politically and romantically. Or perhaps she'll just give in to temptation... (This fic explores their relationship in the present and past.)
Ten years after Deathly Hallows, Filius Flitwick's family faces the exposure of the magical world.
The aftermath of war can be as difficult as the war itself. Once the killing stops, the consequences and politicking begin.
"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.]
Remus Lupin's life in both his human state and his wolf state. During the war, Dumbledore gives Remus a mission that threatens his humanity. Tonks loves him unconditionally but he is terrified for her. The fate of all the werewolves hangs in the balance. This story features an original mythology about the werewolves.
Neville discovers some interesting plants while doing an extra-credit Herbology project. With assistance from Rasta!Dean, he turns Hogwarts into a land of free love and inexpensive pot. But what happens when the Ministry declares weed illegal? And what does The Jammin' Lord V. think of all this?
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.
This background document for Between the Lines, by the Beasties-Boys, outlines the legal obligations and constraints set on werewolves in the BtL universe.
Join Harry on the daring mission after Dumbledore's premature death. This story takes place after book six, and follows the three do gooders through many perils in effort to retrieve the missing shards of Voldemort's soul. These Horcruxes are hidden in various places, and Harry will discover more courage and many secrets he never dreamed possible. Join Harry in the last memories.
In a world different from the one we know, one where the pure reign and slavery is a fact of life. Is the will and strength of a handful of young witches and wizards enough to overcome a powerful and corrupt order? AU - a look into what may have happened if Dumbledore never confronted Grindelwald at all.
Hogwarts students need money too. And Hogsmeade *is* the cool place to work.
Voldemort has united the Death Eaters with the mighty Neville Longbottom in an attempt to force the Ministry to legalize Marijuana. Meanwhile, Draco and Hermione are arrested and Snape is the victim of some good one-liners. Features many high characters, beanbag chairs, bitchy policewomen, and Lucius reminiscing about good times. Ahh, good times.
Sometimes you have to make a choice. For Tonks it was whether to defy the Ministry or not. Now she faces a divided workplace and a disciplinary hearing that will decide her future.
Two old men of great power meet for the first time. What they have to discuss may change the wizarding world for ever.
Two students visit Madam Pomfrey with an embarrassing problem. The cure may possibly be worse than the disease.
It's election time again, and Remus Lupin has a reputation for being a tough voter to win over. Why is this, and will anyone ever succeed? Inspired by UK election canvassing, of all things.
Andromeda Tonks reflects, as she visits her family's home for the final time.
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.
"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?"
Every story has a beginning. For the tale of the boy-who-lived, the beginning is not in the prophecy, but in the lives of a generation before him. The same generation James Potter, Lily Evans, Peter Pettigrew, Severus Snape, Sirius Black, and Remus Lupin, among many other figure-heads belonged to.
Yes, your drug-addled eyes saw right - it's a sequel to that most ubiquitous of franchises, "Smoke Two Joints". In this extended sequel- wait, make that threequel, you'll see Draco and Hermione hot-box the Leaky Cauldron's restroom, Fred and George go on a road trip, and Harry practically destroy Number 4 Privet Drive with a party involving copious amounts of weed and alcohol. Guest appearences by The Bitchy Policewoman, Lord V. & His New Monikers, Lucius M., Lucius' cane, and its new partner, the Slytherin Pimp Car. Thrill to the covert yet noisy guest bedroom liasons! Try to find Draco's pants! Question the unruly spellings! Wonder how the hell Michael Jackson got involved in it all! Light it up, smoke it up, inhale, exhale, and read on!
This is a study of the UK population during the Harry Potter at Hogwarts era which seeks to determine how many wizards live in Britain, and how these figures might be determined.
There is more to the identity of pure-blooded wizardry than the excesses of the Dark Lord and his Death Eaters. But the obligations that come with old blood are not always less painful...
Teddy Lupin is running, running from the press, the law and the public. So where do you go when you have nothing left and are being hunted in your own country? When all of your family - real and adopted - are dead? When you caused those deaths? Why, Australia of course! (1st of the Wizards of the World Trilogy)
Regulus Black: start to finish.
A ten-year-old girl arrives at Hogwarts not knowing what to expect. Her Sorting is an experience most others do not go through as she learns that it truly is our choices that choose who we truly are, far more than our abilities.
The tighter the leash, the harder the pull. The only reaction to so many baseless boundaries is to break free from them, even if it means you must lead the rebellion. [Pansy Parkinson]
A Founders story, casting Salazar, Rowena, Godric and Helga into the real events around the turn of the last millenium. Salazar plays a monk expelled from his monastery for his ability to speak Parseltongue, Godric is a wizard from the Danelaw, a dangerous person at a dangerous time, Helga is a witch captured in the north and sold into slavery far to the south, while Rowena is the wife of the powerful but Dark wizard who draws them all together. The founding of Hogwarts!
An old warrior and a young one look down on a great city and contemplate war, fear, and humanity. And one of them falls in love.
"The first time Remus Lupin tried to board the Hogwarts Express, he went to Platform Eight-And-A-Quarter by mistake."
Hufflepuffs aren't the only ones who can be loyal.
Successful young entrepreneurs Fred and George Weasley -- whose products sometimes seem almost magical! -- are interviewed by the 'Sunday Times Magazine'.
An analysis of Gringotts and the Wizarding economy and monetary system, from a Vienna-Chicago-Virginia school monetarist perspective
We've repeatedly heard about Sirius Black and how when he got into Gryffindor, his family was shocked and ashamed. Turn the situation around to look at a girl who everyone expected to get into Ravenclaw or Gryffindor --Hufflepuff, at worst. As Hagrid says in book one, "Better Hufflepuff than Slytherin". Modesta's world is turned upside down when she finds herself in the last House she'd expected to get in. She finds herself exploring Slytherin as she never thought she would and discovering things that make her wonder if there is more to this stereotyped house.
A set of fairly long drabbles about the three Black sisters: Bellatrix, Andromeda, and Narcissa, on the topics of power, passion, and pain.
Australia - a country running rampant with magical creatures, bush that stretches for kilometers, and ample room for broomsticks. Their lazy contemporary magical societies have carried on peacefully for 200 years under English rule, quietly laid-back and unassuming. In a land where werewolves roam with dingoes by the full moon and are accepted by all but the blue-bloods, it's easy for a brand spanking Lycanthrope to fit in. Right?
This story originated four years ago, when I was still reeling from the death of Sirius Black and did not want to let go of him just yet. I therefore created a past for him, but soon I had left him behind and explored on my own. Minstrel Lehman finds out she is adopted. She goes to Hogwarts, where she meets her two-years-older blood cousin Severus Snape. During the course of her stay in Hogwarts, she has a love-hate relationship with Severus and with two of the Marauders (Remus and Sirius). What happens when Sirius is arrested and sent to Azkaban? In fact, what happens after, during the Second War? This story is told from Minstrel's experience, and spans from her birth in 1962 to past the Epilogue in 2017.
"It's been coming on for a while," said Percy ... "But I had to find a way out and it's not so easy at the Ministry, they're imprisoning traitors all the time." (DH, ch30). This is Percy's journey to that point.
"I have information as to the whereabouts of the missing wizard, Caradoc Dearborn. He is alive, but imprisoned, and may be in danger..." So reads the letter Frank Longbottom receives one day at the Ministry. Voldemort has met his doom. It is a time of newfound hope; the wizarding world is safe once again. Isn't it?
Alphard Black was a second son groomed to take a step back from the Head of Family responsibilities of the Noble and Most Ancient House of Black. That sole fact made up the bulk of his identity. That was why it shocked the ever-living hell of him when his favorite daugther challenged everything. It changed everything, and when Sirius ran away he seized his chance to let her know.
A Ravenclaw student explains to his housemate why the Potions textbook contains no mention of Golpalott's Fourth Law.
Where Fred and George have a brilliant plan, Ginny is annoying, and Ron quietly has a nervous breakdown. Written for triatha_ron, 2007.
Kreacher may seem vile and lowly but he's still capable of thought. Maybe, there's a reason for his existence.
Remus Lupin has a particular interest in Luna Lovegood. Purely paternal, of course.
One boy lost, another one saved. A son of a Death Eater must make a decision.
Harry gets fed up with the Auror Office and goes back to Hogwarts to teach Defense Against the Dark Arts instead.
Two years after the war, Hermione Granger is stuck. She is recently unemployed, broken up with Ron, and cannot seem to prevent her memories of her past from affecting her present. However, when she discovers she is a finalist for an internship with the Department of Magical Law Enforcement, things appear to be looking up for Hermione. What she does not expect are the events that follow: unlikely competition, a consequentially interesting living situation, and emotional turmoil that would put romance novels to shame. Can Hermione attain the fresh start she is seeking?
Remus Lupin had met Alysta when he was very young, when his parents took him in search of a cure that didn't exist. He never thought he'd meet the girl with the kind smile who invited him to play again. Much less marry her thirty years later. But the life of two werewolves is never easy, even in the safety of the Necromancien palace. British officials, Dark-Creature hunters, Death Eaters, and smothering relatives all conspire to make married life for the Lupins difficult. Part of the 'With the Purest Intentions' Series.
Overcome by loneliness, Remus decides to visit Sirius in Azkaban.
Oneshots of certain Death Eaters as seen by an associate. Starting with Bellatrix Lestrange, then probably Lucius, Narcissa, Draco, Regulus Black, and a few others, but not in that order.
The Harry Potter universe has many examples of the false economy of isolating and imprisoning decent people "for their own good". Sibyll Trelawney is a case in point. What if she was a valuable resource that was squandered by Dumbledore?
To his horror, Knight Bus driver Ernie Prang is 'invited' to become an informer for the Ministry at the beginning of the second war. As the months pass, Ernie finds that he is forced to decide which roads are the most dangerous ...
Over 100 years before the Canon: Same Hogwarts. Different teachers. In J K Rowling's canon we only really see Hogwarts from the point of view of the students, glimpses into the lives of the staff are rare and tantalising. Behind the Staffroom Door is a story set some hundred years before the main action of the canon. Its main character is DADA teacher, Peregrine Proudfoot and how he deals with running the school for a very ill Headmaster and handling staffroom politics.
Two investigative reporters from The Daily Prophet newspaper take on various disguises and infiltrate St. Mungo's Hospital to unravel the mysterious details in an arrest of one of its Healers. The trail of evidence leads them into the heart of the Ministry of Magic itself!
Teddy and Cedric make a vow to reform the Centaur Liaison Office, but the price may be more than they can bear.
Harry's life is quiet, but soon, his career as an Auror will lead both him and Ron halfway around the world to investigate a mysterious school known only as the Skat-Hatokha Academy of Magic. But from the beginning, something seems off. No one in the wizarding world has heard of this school, the board of directors can contact you, but you can't contact them, and the accepted students have all been in some trouble with the law and take their right to remain silent very seriously.
As far as Kingsley Shacklebolt's concerned, Harry Potter is the only fool brazen enough to so blatantly toe the line that violates the Statute of Secrecy.
I've lived in Cancun all my life and it took me twelve years to notice there was a whole magical world just minutes from my house. All I found there was hate. And when one of the girls I hated got kidnapped, I couldn't just leave her to die. Could I?
At the end of Harry's fifth year, Voldemort's return awakens fear in the heart of many, even in the noble and wise Dumbledore. In the hopes to find out more about the man he must help Harry to destroy, he calls upon Mathilda Vesta Torch, a strange woman, who's life and anguishes have been vailed by mystery for many years. Through her eyes, part of the life of Tom Riddle slowly unravles, revealing the complex nature behind one of the most feared men in the history of magic as well as the many unaccounted injustices that he has performed along his road to what he portrays as greatness.
A Toadstool Tale by Beatrix Bloxam (an author famed for her banned series of Wizarding children's books because they have nauseated her readers). The House-Elf tells the tale of a young boy and his family's house-elf. It is inspired in part by the children's book Goodnight Moon and provides a possible reasoning for elf servitude. Warning: graphic violence.
Helga Lockhart reluctantly goes to see the duelist her older brother idolizes; meanwhile, duelist and Dark creature hunter Basil Hufflepuff tries to hold his own against a foppish foreign noble.
After a terrible tragedy, Hermione abandons the Wizarding world and forges a Muggle life. What will she do when, seven years later, Neville manages to find her and begins to warm her heart?
Voldemort wasn't the end of war, just as he wasn't the beginning. There was Grindelwald before him, and after him there came the war in India. (Slightly AU)
To speak of the Wizarding World and think only of Britain is the highest manifestation of their chauvinism. There's magic in America, in China, in Spain, magic all around the world. (Slightly AU)