Summary: A young Minerva McGonagall reluctantly finds the Christmas spirit with her aunt after a very long winter.
Written by LuthAn of Gryffindor for the Winter Tales Challenge, The Holly and the Ivy prompt.
Summary: Robert Denial is really William Slytherin who is the son to Salazar Slytherin. Both have been living in hiding since Salazar cursed Godric Gryffindor's son and left Hogwarts for good. Dark Arts fill their lives as Robert struggles to get out from under his father's thumb.
This is written for my Dark Arts class Final Project.
Summary: Helena Ravenclaw had expectations. She was, after all, the daughter of the brightest witch of the age. But she was never good enough, always second best to her brilliant mother. Only the diadem could change that.
Helena desired the diadem, the Baron desired Helena. This tells the story of Helena's lust for importance, and the night of her murder by the man too desperate for her affection.
Summary: et cognoscetis veritatem, et veritas liberabit vos.
“And you shall know the truth, and the truth will set you free” - John 8:32
Nathaniel Benn has always served peacefully as a friar in his small English village. But when an innocent Muggle is accused of witchcraft, Nathaniel is thrust into confrontation with a zealous Inquisitor and apathetic Wizards. As the situation worsens, Nathaniel must decide whether he will watch innocents burn or risk his life to tell the Church the truth about witchcraft.
Overrall winner in the Autumn Challenge!
Summary: A young boy named Argus struggles with his identity upon realizing that unlike the rest of his family, he isn’t magical. A chance meeting causes Argus to discover that there is more than one kind of magic.
Originally submitted to the Autumn Challenge, Telling the Truth prompt.
Summary: What made Salazar Slytherin one thhe the most influential wizards of all time? What drove him to become all that he was? Where di he develop his hatred toward Muggles and Muggle-born wizards? Join me as we learn what made Salazar Slytherin, Salazar Slytherin.
Summary: Wands - supposedly essential to magic. A wizard wouldn't be a wizard without his wand, would he?
But what about in the past? Were wands always such a crucial part of magic?
As two students travel back in time, they learn a few lessons about wandless magic. But even moreso, they learn a little lesson about power and its effect on the mind.
Summary: Read the account of Hogwarts through Minerva McGonagall's eyes, her friends, teachers, loves, hates, the awfully tiring but enjoyable prefectorial duties and of course, the frightful opening of the Chamber of Secrets. Who would have thought that the gawky teenager depicted in her journal would emerge as a wise and magnificent successor to the greatest headmaster ever? Slight AU in some chapters.
Summary: According to Gaelic legend, the Green Lady (Queen of the Faery) felt sorrow for all the foolishness of the world, so she invited all the women to her knoll for wisdom, young Rowena Ravenclaw among them...
There's only one little, tiny, miniscule spoiler for DH, but I'm warning you anyways.
Summary: Walburga Crabbe prepares to defend her werewolf grandson from any who would hurt him, even the rest of his family.
A companion piece to A Woman Scorned, detailing some moments in Alphard’s childhood through his Granny Crabbe’s eyes and his.
Summary: What started as a way to marvelous immortality and triumphing over his teacher has turned into an experiment gone wrong. Can Christian Hale deal with the consequences of hisactions?
Summary: “Forbidden fruit is sweetest.”
The temptation is always strong when one discovers knowledge that they should not see. And not everyone denies the sweetest of all fruits … Some embrace it hungrily.
Summary: She offered him her love and he rejected her. She had been willing to offer him anything but he destroyed all that she held dear. However, a daughter of the house of Black does not sit idly by, wallowing in self-pity. No, she bides her time and strikes when he is weakest.
Nominated for the 2007 Quicksilver Quills Best History/Mystery Story!
Summary: Circe lived an enchanted life on the isle of Aeaea. Here is the story of how she began transfiguring sailors into animals.
Summary: Merlin has a dream to unit the world of the Muggles and Magicians. At the center of his dream is the son of Uther and Igraine, Arthur.
When widowed Headmaster Phineas Nigellus commissions a private portrait, children and unexpected emotions complicate his elaborate plans for a simple seduction.
*A Victorian romance with a Christmas epilogue*
Summary: As hard as it is to believe, Rubeus Hagrid was once eleven. Follow along through his awkwardness of being half giant, the death of his only parent, a very scandalous third year and his friendship with Jackie O’Reily, the only person who saw him for what he really was.
Summary: The year is 1758. Another five years have passed since the last Triwizard Tournament, and the excitement in Hogwarts is almost tangible. Like the rest of his schoolmates, sixth-year Hufflepuff Richard Cudney, a quiet boy with no enemies, has thought long and hard about what he'd do with his prize money, but when finally presented with the opportunity to participate in the prestigious event, he has second thoughts about the risks, his knowledge, and his abilities.
As he travels to Durmstrang for the tournament, he meets several friends, and enemies, all of whom watch his every move intently. Amidst the animosity cleverly hidden behind each face, even the faces he knew so well, could Richard find someone to embrace?
Title subject to change as I toy with the various themes in this story.
This is Marauder by Midnight from Gryffindor.
Summary: Helga’s life takes a turn for the worse after receiving sudden news of her sister’s death. When she thinks her life could not possibly get any worse, a trail of magical cards lead her on a night filled with horror.
I am beauty and brains of Gryffindor for the Mini Gauntlet Challenge.