Summary: After decades of hatred, a friendship begins...
Severus Snape wakes up after Nagini's bite in a hospital bed. He is dead, of that there is no doubt, but he cannot move on as the others who fell in battle have.
I am Equinox Chick from Hufflepuff and this is my entry in the November in-house banner/story challenge.
Author's Note: For this competiition, the writers in Hufflepuff picked banners designed by other Puffs and wrote a story based on the picture, title and catchphrase. The banner I chose was by Terri (mudbloodproud).
Disclaimer: I am not JK Rowling. I think it's safe to assume that you all know that.
I am indebted to the truly wonderful (and QSQ award winning) Emma (Amortentia x) who has beta'd this fic. Not only did she sort out my punctuation, but she had some extremely good suggestions throughout the story.
Summary: Harry Potter returns to Hogwarts for his seventh year. With Quidditch, NEWT's, and a pompous new Transfiguration teacher this year is certainly not going to be dull! Mix in some Marauders, a couple jokes, and a bunch of good friends and this will be Harry's best year yet!
Nominated for QSQ'a Best General Fic. Thank you!
Summary: An exciting internship, an enthusiastic companion, an enchanting woman; James Potter’s eighteenth summer starts off full of freedom, fun and fancy, with just enough danger to keep things interesting. But when a mysterious mishap causes a near disaster, will James be able to uncover the perpetrator and perhaps win the heart of a fair lady along the way? I am LilyLunaPotter of Hufflepuff, and this is my entry for the Third Task of the Mugglenet Triwizard Tournament.
Summary: Beasts, Beings, and Everything in Between, by Bindi Unai, has long been a cornerstone piece in American wizarding education. Ms. Unai, a teacher herself for many years, displays a gift for reaching students, even those whom have never met her. In her career, she was able to produce class after class of outstanding students, her textbook can more than be trusted in helping to educate young minds.
Ms. Unai has often said that is her wish that this book will serve as type of legacy to all she has offered to the world of academia. And with the wealth of information, as well as entertaining anecdotes, this book as more than accomplished this goal.
Summary: After young Percy Weasley uncharacteristically takes his brother Charlie's dare to sneak into Ottery St. Catchpole, he hears some Muggle children saying mean things about witches. He comes home confused. Will his father's answers straighten him out or only make him even more confused?
This is sorrow_of_severus of Gryffindor writing for the Halloween Challenge, Halloween Explained prompt.
Summary: George Weasley struggles to live his life without Fred. But help is at hand in the form of a little old woman with a very scary hat... Sequel to 'Educating Rita'. Rated for slight language. UK English.
Summary: After witnessing the brutal murder of her sister's boyfriend, Teddy Lupin, Dominique Weasley starts seeing his image everywhere. She – obviously and logically – doesn’t know how to deal with that. Desperate for an escape she packs her bags and moves to Paris. But in the city of a thousand angels and majestic chapels, everything proves to be possible and Dominique is in for the adventure of a lifetime.
Summary: Lord Voldemort is trying everything in his power to get to Harry.
Absolutely nothing is as it seems anymore.
Harry, Ron, and Hermione are in the midst of facing the inevitable, but may find some help from a mysterious book.
Hogwarts has changed since the fatal events atop the lightning-struck tower. All the Death Eaters children of Slytherin (and even a couple from the other houses) have vacated Hogwarts, except one girl that usually fades into the background.
Insanity is questioned, gifts are given, old friends return, and rules are broken.
Will love truly conquer all in end?
Luna Lovegood takes a trip into the village near her home with her mother, expecting only to enjoy the afternoon and a pleasant walk. Instead, she sees a Frankenstiln, stumbles upon a potential egging, and learns the grave truth about wicked witches.
On October 31, 1989, Luna Lovegood learns the truth about the strange Muggle holiday called Halloween.
This is ahattab33 of Hufflepuff writing for the Halloween Challenge, Halloween Explained prompt.
Summary: Not all Slytherins were planning to join forces with the Dark Lord. Daphne Greengrass was one of them, and so she tells her sister.
Gordon Owen and the Eastern Warrior - Book Two of the Evil Kneazle Series by AurorKeefy
Rated: 1st-2nd Years [Reviews - 5]
Summary: Just one year ago, Gordon Owen was living the life of any normal eleven-year-old. Most eleven-year-old boys don’t, however, receive invites to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, and fewer still find themselves embroiled in the mystery and mayhem that made up Gordon’s first-year. But Gordon’s life isn’t going to get any quieter. In fact, with Quidditch, cats, a new professor and his friend Luke Oakshot around, Gordon’s first-year is going to seem like a walk in the park.
Summary: Following Severus Snape's life during the last term before Harry Potter comes to Hogwarts, we see him going through the motions of a Professors life, but most importantly, carrying out his mission of persuading Remus Lupin to come to Hogwarts.
Summary: Molly Prewett is on her way to Hogwarts as a first year student. Which house does she get Sorted in?
This story won second place in the In-House Back to Hogwarts Challenge.
All summer, Percy has been anxiously awaiting that moment he knows with change his life: the day he arrives at Hogwarts. But with all his expectations, will he be prepared for what the Sorting Hat has to tell him?I am ahattab33 of Hufflepuff, and this is my entry for the Hufflepuff Back to School Challenge.
Summary: It would have been no surprise to see Vernon Dursley sitting on the frosty concrete of the empty playground one winter evening. It was not a cold winter that year. In fact, the snow had not yet fallen and Christmas was two days away.
Vernon returns to his childhood haunt after his first term at Smeltings only to encounter a strange old woman. Who is she? And what on earth is a Muggle?
Nominated in the 2010 QSQ Awards for Best General Story.
Summary: When Draco Malfoy's bullying leaves Neville broken in their second year at Hogwarts, it's up to a well meaning, and often misunderstood Prefect to try to pick up the peices, proving no-one else can tell you who you truly are.
Summary: Remus and Tonks have been told to simply live. But what will that life be? Some short stories of the Lupin Family set in the Post Epilogue Portalverse established for A Little More Time.
Summary: When a potion goes horribly wrong, Professor Snape is transformed and seemingly trapped in his fifteen-year-old body. Much to his disgust he finds himself enrolled into Harry Potter's fifth year, forced to hide his true identity. Girls, drama and teenage angst do not bode well with Severus. (complete, written before OotP)
Summary: 7 years on from Voldemort's death, a new threat emerges in the wizarding world...
Summary: September the First, nineteen-sixty-two, is the day Molly Prewett has been looking forward to more than any other day. This is the day she'll join her brothers at Hogwarts. But what if she's not really a witch? What if she can't get through the barrier? What if no one will talk to her? And which House will she be Sorted into?
I am Equinox Chick of Hufflepuff, and this is my entry for the Hufflepuff Back to School Challenge.
Thank you Lexi (Harry_Rulz) for beta'ing this in record time.
Disclaimer: I am not JK Rowling, Jasper Fforde, Agatha Christie or even Jane Austen.
The quotation at the beginning of this story is by Ralph Waldo Emerson
** indicates a line taken directly from the Harry Potter series.