Summary: With the death of Albus Dumbledore came the passing of the most powerful symbol against the Dark Lord Voldemort. Now the Death Eaters are more active than ever, the Wizarding World is in mourning, the Order of the Phoenix has to regroup, and Harry Potter has to follow the path set before him. But Harry will get more help than he bargained for, will have more responsibilities than expected, and will find a spell that nobody knows how to work.
Summary: A series of short vignettes featuring some of our favorite (and not so favorite) minor characters.
Summary: Alone in Azkaban, Sirius has nothing to think of except words, and only words.
Summary: Where there is black and white, there also must be grey. It is the men and women willing to wallow between right and wrong that have changed history. Do not fear purity and do fear evil; fear never seeing where they overlap, for only there can truth be gleaned.
Summary: After being tortured into insanity, Alice and Frank Longbottom live in a closed ward for permanent spell damage at Saint Mungo’s. The Healers say they cannot recognize their family members. The Healers call them insane. Alice Longbottom drifts through time, experiencing small blips of sanity when her son, Neville, comes to visit. This is her story.
Ellie has always been green-eyed with jealousy over her older sister’s ability to do magic, and Marie has always taken pleasure in flaunting her magic in her younger sister’s face.
Refusing to acknowledge her own feelings, Ellie can’t help wondering, what was this feeling in the pit of her stomach, which only came when Marie was near?
It’s all left to Ben, the older brother, to sort everything out. But will Ellie ever manage to see the simple pleasures found in watching, or will her jealousy never go away?
When Romilda Vane decided on a nighttime walk, she didn't realize that it would change her life. After she woke up in St. Mungo's and heard the news that she was attacked by a werewolf, Romilda must learn to see herself through a different perspective. Thanks to confusing dreams, strange messages, and a rather annoying fellow patient nearby, it became something she will never forget. One-shot, with cheese on top.
Excerpt: Spinning polygons were quickly replaced with circles and swirls. Colours blasted through my mind. Patterns that made me dizzy danced past my eyes. The shifting got faster and faster, and the colours grew brighter and brighter, until everything disappeared...
Summary: Just a short one-shot to celebrate the Potions master's birthday. Snape is caught off guard by a bit of unexpected gratitude.
Summary: Alone, in a small flat in west London, a young red-headed man contemplates the emptiness of his life and the importance of family. Miserable, lonely and haunted by memories of the past, Percy Weasley grieves for the family he severed from himself. Resolving that if ever there were a time for family to be together, it would be Christmas, Percy sets out on a voyage to reunite the Weasleys.
However, although the journey may seem simple to many, Percy finds himself plagued by doubts, fears and past hurts, and ultimately discovers that sometimes the biggest obstacles encountered on a journey home are those that come from within oneself. As Percy struggles first with depression, then with anger and finally with the deadliest of all sins – pride – the question remains, will he ever find his way back home?
Second Place in the Winter Snows, Prompt 1!
Summary: It's yet another Christmas that has past Irma Black (nee Crabbe) by. Once again, she climbs the stairs to go hide in the attic. There, every Christmas, she relives the memories of what ruined Christmas for her. But today, someone won't leave her alone with the memories.
This is Celtic_Jewel of Slytherin's Entry of the Winter Snows, Prompt 2
Summary: It does not have eyes or a mind, yet it knew everything that went on behind closed doors. It does not have feelings and it does not have a physical body, yet it accompanied the Minister wherever he went. It knows all about the power changes that happened in the Ministry, but it does not have a voice with which to speak. What it does have is a particularly hideous color and a place where it doesn’t belong.
Summary: After battling the Death Eaters in the Department of Mysteries, Harry isn't the only one who struggles with the aftermath. Neville, too, has difficulties with what's happened, and finds himself talking to Luna for support. Set at the end of OotP.
Summary: The Next generation go trick or treating in Ottery St Catchpole - with some embarassing results! Written for the Slytherin Halloween fic echxange on the Beta Boards.
Summary: Christmas at the Black's is never fun. In an attempt to make the holiday season a little more special for Narcissa, Bella meets someone who will change her life forever.
Summary: Draco gets sorted into Hufflepuff, very much to his dismay.
Summary: Sirius and Regulus steal themselves away and have an excursion towards the suburbs of London. What awaits the brothers?
Summary: Harry Potter wakes up at his aunt and uncle's house...with no memory of the past six years. He cannot remember magic, Hogwarts, or even his two loyal best friends. He does know that something is very wrong, and his relatives are treating him like a bomb that could go off at any moment
Summary: A profound moment between Severus Snape and a victim of the Dark Lord. This was my first posting to fan sites about four months ago - and those who may have read it before may find it just a wee bit expanded upon. Reviews are ALWAYS most welcome.
Summary: Nine year-old Snape is all alone and hungry...
Summary: We all have to make choices in life. Some decisions are harder to make than others.
Colin Creevey discovers this on the night of his death.