Summary: In the beginning, my childhood, the path was clear. Follow the seven rules, go to school, graduate and get married. It was my duty as well as my destiny.
Yet, starting on my seventeenth birthday, a series of events caused everything I had ever known to change. A single boy broke through into my sheltered existence and made me rethink everything I had ever thought. Suddenly I was faced with a new future, an alternative destiny. One that was entirely unknown.
In the end I had to choose.
Abuse is only verbal and Sexual Situations are mild.
‘It’s too late.’
Draco Malfoy had never really thought much of love. In his world, marriage was a necessity, something to continue the bloodline and secure his future. He hadn’t realised that there could be more.
Until Daphne Greengrass catches his eye, right in the midst of his relationship with her sister. Then Draco is thrown into turmoil, torn between the girl he loves and the girl his parents are making him marry.
‘It’s never too late.’
Summary: Born to and raised by the Hawthorn family, Melody and her sister are everything a respected Pureblood family could ask for. However, when Belladonna is sent to Beauxbatons, Melody is faced with the prospect of entering Hogwarts alone.
Fully expecting to be placed in Slytherin or Ravenclaw, Melody is given the shock of her life when she becomes a Hufflepuff.
With her sister in another country, her family miles away, and friends no longer talking to her due to the disgrace of being placed in another House, Melody has never felt so alone. To top that, the people surrounding her are from social backgrounds completely contradicting of her own. People she never expected to spare a second glance, she is forced to live with: Muggleborns and Halfbloods.
Everything that she has ever been taught or led to believe is being challenged. All that her parents have told her is being proved wrong, and Melody no longer knows what to believe. Everything is completely unfamiliar, and she is scared she may be changing. But Melody needs to learn that sometimes change can be a good thing. And sometimes, it can be exceptional.
How do you move on when there's nowhere to go? For months, Sheelin's mind has been shrouded in despair, where even the brightest rays of lights cannot find their way in.
Her footsteps and thoughts provided a monotonous pattern of unanswered questions and revolting responses.
Summary: Sirius has decided it's time that someone sees Lily Evans as something other than perfect. But in his quest, he finds himself falling for Lily — the very last person he wants to fall for.
When James announces that he's through with Lily, Sirius finds it difficult to believe, but thinks that this might be the only opportunity he'll ever have to go after the girl he's in love with.
Summary: Andromeda Tonks has lost nearly everything. Now is she left to raise a child alone. Overwhelmed with grief and fear, she finds one person to turn to in the chaos.
Summary: I want to talk tonight, until the morning light, about how you saved my life.
He saved her life, but he also broke her. She hasn't forgotten. Years later, she is trapped in life filled with monotony - days spent waiting, although she does not know what for. That is, until she meets someone who teaches her how to move forward.
Songfic to 'Talk Tonight' by Oasis.
Summary: Dominique has always loved Teddy. The only problem? So has her sister...
Summary: He watches her from the shadows. He watches as the two lovers are reunited, both of them oblivious to the rest of the world. But she had noticed him once, a least he thought she had.
It started with a Christmas visit and his father's question. "If you patrol during the day, who takes the night watch?" Charlie's search for an answer leads to his discovery of a nocturnal keeper named Nadia...and a thirteenth use for dragons' blood.
Summary: Angelina Johnson is ready for the event of the year, a ball at the Potters. After waiting for what seemed like a lifetime to be invited by the man of her dreams, she expectantly attends the evening. Her heart only wishes one thing: not to be deceived again.
This was written by Viv of Slytherin, for the Winter Snows challenge prompt # 3, "Melting a winter heart".
Summary: Renee Madison is the new student who is good at magic and has an independent attitude.
Edward Bones is a seventh year who is confident about who he is and what he wants.
The become friends easily, but when a Christmas Ball is held, they both find that there is a stronger form of magic than either had expected.
I am GinervaPotter213 of Hufflepuff with my entry for the Melting a Winter Heart prompt from the MNFF Beta Boards.
Summary: Neville and Luna's last night before Christmas of their seventh year. Canon compliant because, you know, it could have happened that way!
Summary: It has been two and a half years since Fred died and George Weasley still feels the pain of loss. So when Ginny and Hermione turn up at the shop to ask him to fill in for a sick Ron at the Quidditch Winter Ball his initial response is a definite no! But Hermione’s plight, for some reason, moves him and he reluctantly agrees to partner his soon to be sister-in-law to the ball. With new robes and some dazzling dance steps, he little realises that this could be the night his life changes for the better.
Summary: Follow Molly and Arthur as they celebrate Valentine's Day from the flush of first love to the depth of mature love.
Summary: It's Christmas Eve in the Gryffindor common room, and nothing is stirring except two Gryffindor prefects. Remus/Lily
Summary: Things never change. At least, they never change in any way that really matters.
The Gray Lady, having drifted the Earth for over a thousand years, has seen all of life there is to see. Thus, when Hogwarts hosts a winter ball, she does not think it will be any different from the countless other balls that have taken place at the school over the years.
Winner of the Winter Snows' Melting A Winter Heart challenge.
Summary: Evangeline Mack isn't the highest on the list of Hogwarts' guys of girls to date, or on the list of many of the girls of people to know.
But why hasn't anyone tried?
Fred gets backed into a corner and gets to see what she's really like.
Summary: Christmas is fast approaching and the Ministry of Magic is planning a ball, much to the annoyance of Kingsley Shacklebolt. But as the ball grows nearer, he begins to realize what he really wants. He also realizes what he has to do to get it.
An entry for Winter Snows – Melting a Winter Heart by Sly Severus of Slytherin.