Summary: Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. -C.S. Lewis
June Bagnold comes from a family very focused on success at the Ministry, but she's not so sure she'll be able to fulfill her father's wishes for her, especially with her near-crippling shyness. But she's a seventh year now, and she must face NEWTs and the beginning of life after Hogwarts.
This is minnabird of Hufflepuff writing for Round Three of the 2012 Character Triathlon - Fairy Tale Prompt
It tied for third in its round and has now been nominated for Best General Story in the 2013 Quicksilver Quill Awards
Summary: During her Sixth Year at Hogwarts, Luna Lovegood is captured by Death Eaters as she rides the Hogwarts Express home for Christmas. What on earth was going through her head during this harrowing experience?
Summary: A look inside the mind of Remus Lupin upon his return to Hogwarts as a professor via the Hogwarts Express at the start of Harry's third year.
This is a contest submission to Audiofiction's Hogwarts Express Contest.
Summary: As an older, wiser Remus Lupin returns to school on the Hogwarts Express, he meets a memory from his past: his best friend's son. And he realizes that he now has a second chance to protect Harry from whatever harm the recently escaped Sirius Black may intend.
Summary: What was Hermione's life like before Hogwarts? Why does she love books so much? Why doesn't she have any friends? What are her parents like and what impact have they had on her life?
A story of Hermione's life before Hogwarts.
I'm not J.K. Rowling. I suppose more than a few of you know that.Edit: Thank you guys so much!! Over 1000 reads on my first story... whoever has read this is amazing.
Summary: Once Upon a Time ...
Nora has heard tales of beasts and warlocks hidden in the woods by her village. This is rubbish. She has never seen either of them, even in her secret visits into the forest. One night, however, Nora stumbles into a world not quite her own. Where those tales are real.
This is iMusic17 from the house of future Dark Lords (no, not Hufflepuff) writing for the last round of Madame Alex's Triathalon.
Summary: A young Muggle is in hospital and the doctors are looking for a
blood donor from a close relative. Harry has a plan to help. Pre Epilogue.
Summary: She sits at her window and watches the vanishing green. Nominated for Best General Story in the 2013 Quicksilver Quill Awards.
Summary: With Hannah, things always go to yellow.
Summary: Rosmerta Church has never really enjoyed Christmas since she was seventeen. In fact, it has always depressed her - there was just so much for her to miss. But one Christmas day, a recovering alcoholic visits Rosmerta's pub and gives her a bit of hope.
This is Eleanor Lupin of Hufflepuff writing for Round Two of the 2012 Character Triathlon.
Summary: Have you ever been a part of something? I have - we were one, two, three together. Three pieces of a rather small jigsaw puzzle. But we were solid, strong and we felt untouchable.
Do you believe in 'forever?' I did. But then, I could be quite arrogant at times.
Summary: When Andromeda Black joined Hogwarts, all she wanted to do was please her family. But as the years passed, she wasn't sure whether what they had been teaching her was right.
This is majestic_ginny of Hufflepuff writing for Round 2 of the Character Clinic Triathlon - Minor Characters. I chose the Parent prompt.
Summary: Oliver Wood to Harry Potter: "I wouldn’t be surprised if you turn out better than Charlie Weasley, and he could have played for England if he hadn't gone off chasing dragons."
So how exactly did Charlie decide between Quidditch and dragon-keeping, after all?
Theodore Nott, the other Slytherin. Who is this mysterious person who remains in the background. Who are his friends? Whose side is he on? Does anyone know? Does he know?
This is Northumbrian of Ravenclaw writing for Round Two (Minor Characters) of the 2012 Madam Pomfrey’s One-Shot Character Triathlon.
Summary: The past: some cling to it, others deny it; some learn from its lessons, while others are locked in the cycle of their mistakes. How far would a man be willing to go to move beyond his past and ensure that it will not define him? Severus Snape is about to learn.
Summary: The McKenna's are back from a relaxing vacation in the Canary Islands. Eager to get back into their daily routine, Mrs. McKenna is shocked to discover that her knitting patterns are gone. Even more perplexing, there is a picture that does not belong to the family, and the people in the picture are moving.
“I haven’t seen you this hot and bothered since Marlene, you know. Reminds me of our schooldays.”
Sparks are flying between Remus and Tonks, however much Remus wants to deny it. When Sirius notices, he tries to persuade Remus to do something about it.
Written for prompt #5 of SPEW 007: Juggling.
Summary: A Malfoy is lost in the Muggle world, enjoying its simplicity. But her brother finds her and he's not best pleased. Short fic - just a few chapters.
Summary: Nicolas Flamel shares his gift with a few talented students and forges an unbreakable friendship.
A witch is born. She already has opinions.
Alternate-universe only in that it disregards Pottermore information on Minerva's parentage.