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.
Summary: Xenophilius looks at the woman he loves and dreams of the future. What will that future hold for him and his dreams. . .
Summary: Dean has two commitments to fulfill- one which he wants to, another which he has to. What happens when both of them intersect intricately, leaving his life marred for ever?
A tale of how love and friendship create a conundrum in Dean's mind, which ultimately leads to disaster.
Summary: A person from Remus's past returns to his life, someone with whom he has a very personal history. How will she affect his relationship with Tonks? Who will he choose? And what will happen that turns everyone's lives upside down?
Summary: Perhaps Dolores Umbridge didn't just take Moody's eye and stick it on her door because she wanted to spy on her employees. Perhaps Dolores Umbridge wasn't just wearing Salazar's locket because she relished the feeling of power the Horcrux instilled in her. Perhaps there is more to this woman's story than what it might first appear to be.
This is a story of differences, similarities, and love -- a story that goes beyond what the eye can see.
Summary: Many believe Tom Riddle was incapable of emotion, never mind love. Everyone at Hogwarts believed that Tom had only one goal, to succeed, and nothing else mattered. However, in the eyes of a squirrel an acorn is more beautiful than the sun, and in the eyes of Tom Riddle, Acenith was his acorn. But, it took him almost seven years to finally realise his true feelings; was he too late?
Tom Riddle loved once; after that he never loved again.
Summary: ‘I missed you,’ she whispered into his chest. ‘Two days is a long time.’
It would be expected for them to somehow be pulled apart, be it due to the status of their blood or the houses in which they lay, their seperation was inevitable. For Ted, the hardest part was knowing that Andromeda herself was the reason they had to be apart.
‘Not quite as long as two months,’ he said. ‘Which is how long I was left to miss you.’
A follow up to Don't Apologise, but it can be read as a stand-alone one shot.
Note: The non-consensual sex and violence warnings are minor aspects of the story, mainly written in small flashbacks.
Summary: Andromeda Black is being married off to a respectable pureblood man after her parents find out about her Muggle-born lover, Ted Tonks. But as hard as she tries, she can't stop thinking about him.
Summary: Gilderoy Lockhart is five years out of school and still a nobody. He's so worthless that even his best friend, who rules the press, can't seem to make a story out of him. A despicable idea comes to mind, one that he's been resisting... but it's foolproof, and he's starved for attention. She wants a story? He'll give her the story of a lifetime. [Light humour, Lockhart/Rita]
Summary: This is a Luna/Neville one shot. It takes just before Luna's wedding to Rolf. She and Neville discuss what went wrong and what could never be.
Summary: For Regulus and Adele, the dice was loaded from the start. Every interaction between them sent their hearts racing – and their minds reeling. When these two teens give into the temptation and allow themselves to love each other, chaos ensues. For a Gryffindor cannot love a Slytherin in times such as these when an evil tyrant threatens to destroy life as she knows it. Especially when Regulus has plans on serving that certain tyrant. Will Regulus and Adele get a ‘happily ever after’? Or will the love they both cherish smother them?
A big thanks to my betas, Cassie, Maria, and Leslie. Thank you so much!! *hugs*
Viktor had never known, until she came along. Henceforth, every breath that escaped his lips were for her, and her alone.Could he face her, eye to eye? Even the greatest of wizards crumble to pieces when faced by the overpowering force of love, and he was no exception. The challenge was tougher than catching the Golden Snitch or stealing a Chinese Fireball's egg.
Will he succeed, or crumble into pieces like so many others?Winner of the "I Challenge Thee" contest held in the MNFF Beta Boards in September 2008.
Growing up with two stepfamilies, Sally-Anne Perks has all the usual family problems in triplicate. Now her stepmother wants to prevent her attending the Yule Ball. Will this ruin Sally-Anne’s chances of winning her prince? And who has stolen her magic shoe?
This is a response to a challenge to retell a traditional fairy tale with a Hogwarts setting. You might consider that I put a twist in the ending… or you might not.
Summary: If dragon taming had taught me one thing, it was that if you worked hard enough, you could achieve anything.
Charlie Weasley thought taming dragons would be the hardest thing he would ever have to do. He was wrong.
Written for Haylee’s Character Exploration Class on the boards.