Summary: Oliver Wood was living on another planet from the way he'd planned his life after Hogwarts to turn out, virtually homeless and definitely penniless, but when he finds himself pulling pints at The Three Broomsticks on Christmas Day, a visitor comes and reminds him of how much different things could have been.
Summary: A set of two holiday stories exploring the relationship between Dumbledore and Snape. After helping the headmaster move the Mirror of Erised to a new home, Severus Snape receives an unexpected gift as the New Year turns. Several years later, as Albus Dumbledore celebrates his first Christmas after the dramatic events on the Astronomy Tower, an old friend arrives to remind him of the gift he once gave.
Summary: Everyone knows that Fred dies. But what does George think when he finds out?
Summary: Draco Malfoy pushes Neville Longbottom a step too far. AU.
Summary: Remus Lupin has been able to successfully shut the ghosts of his past out of his mind for the past twelve years. But Christmas brings back all the pain, confusion and happiness from memories that he has been avoiding.
Summary: When Dr. Brennan first took on the case of “Jane Doe”, she was emotionless and barely responsive, concealed behind hair that served as a more effective barrier than a brick wall. A year went by with no progress, but one day, the woman slipped and revealed the secret that resided in the depths of her unconscious mind. And with the secret came Meredith, Regan, Lily, Sapphire, Sadie, Charlie, The Scary Lady, The Doctor, Harrison, and Ellie. All of them were components of Loretta, a host personality that had split her mind into these people to cope with childhood traumas that she was incapable of dealing with. But as Dr. Brennan digs deeper into the memories of this woman’s tortured childhood, he finds that she has carried with her recollections of a magical world.
In this story, discoveries are made of why the magical world has caused Loretta to become tormented, what the Wizarding World has done to her to cause her to divide in her psychological mind.
Warning: Dissociative Identity Disorder is caused by the most hideous of child abuse and trauma. Suicide is mentioned. Reader discretion is advised due to some frightening and graphic content.
Summary: You're unbeatable, Jimmy. You're unbeatable and don't you forget it. Some day, you'll play for the great teams of Britain. That was what Jimmy Peakes's father had always told him. Now Jimmy has to prove it, not only to his team captain, but to the girl he likes, and to himself.
Summary: Ginny is entering her 6th year at Hogwarts, but this year will be very different than any previous. Harry, Ron, and Hermione never came back for their last year, and the students are losing faith. Teachers are being replaced by Death Eaters and Snape is taking charge. Ginny struggles to keep her faith strong during dark times; Harry, their last tie to hope, has disappeared. She finds new inner strength when darkness encroaches on one of the last safe places left.
Summary: While Harry, Ron, and Hermione are out hunting horcruxes, Ginny is stuck at home. Going to Hogwarts and hearing bad news first hand. She knows she can't just sit and wait for the war to end all by itself. She'll do whatever she can to protect the people she loves and end the war before too much damage is done.
Summary: Neville Longbottom was a hero, but the title wasn't sitting well on him. At yet another party, Neville meets someone who is determined to make him over into the image of a hero, and won't take no for an answer.
Written originally for the Harry Potter Last Author Standing competition on LiveJournal. The prompt was Makeover, with a TV show as a guideline.
Summary: Andromeda feels the grief of losing her daughter, but she does not cry. Not yet.
Summary: While waiting for news from the battle at Hogwarts, Andromeda mulls over her relationship with her sisters. Will it ever be right again?
Summary: Bellatrix's experience of the Final Battle - Written for the HPFF House Cup 2010 collaboration
Summary: Andromeda learns about an unfamilar tradition and gets an unexpected visitor.
Since I carelessly overlooked her in the other post, I’d like to wish Spire a wonderful pagan/ sugar-high festival/ holiday, with the hopes that she enjoys this as much as I loved drafting it. Benny strolled in my head one day, savoured the rat’s tail, and curled up in bed. Cleo Rose is an inside joke.
This is an entry for the SPEW Spooky Swap 2010.
Summary: This is a collection of one-shots from the views of a handful of members of the Order of the Phoenix.
Thanks to Elene/ CoolCatElly for her help on this one. This one is for the beautiful Padfoot Patronus, who inspired me to work beside the glow of my midnight taper.
Summary: The seven women who loved Ron Weasley.
Summary: Hermione returns from Australia to finish her education only to discover one fatal error she made in her absence. She missed Snape's funeral. She has a reason, but she isn't sure it will be accepted.
Summary: Kingsley didn’t buy a word of their hype till he realised it was no longer a game.
Dedication: This one is for Alyssa/ronlover, who has offered me a second chance and her patience.
Summary: There are certain indispensable rules in the house of Black. You must stick with purebloods. You must disdain Muggles. You must keep up decorum at all times. You must show off your magic. You must appear to be a lady so a good pureblood boy will want to marry you.
Summary: Susan Bones reflects on coming home.