The Battle of Hogwarts brought out the best in some and the worst in others. And not everyone emerged knowing into which group they had fallen. Susan Bones was one of these individuals. But when she came face to face with one of the war's unforseen victims, she began to wonder whether she didn't truly belong in the latter category.
Then again, not all was what it seemed â€” not when it came to Theodore Nott.
This is a birthday token for the delightful and talented Ariana/lucca4, who doesn't seem to realise quite how talented and jealousy-inducing she is. I hope her day has been half as wonderful as she is. :)
Summary: Minerva attempts to teach Severus Occlumency and perhaps something more.
Summary: Lily isn't a third year yet, so getting to spend Halloween at Hogsmeade is against the rules. But so is hunting in the Forbidden Forest. What has Lily gotten herself into?
Title is borrowed from the tv series Charmed.
Written for the Terrible Two-Shot Challenge, prompt Ferocious Beasts and How to Avoid Them. This entry took third place!
Summary: Andromeda Tonks is arranging a funeral, but will it run smoothly? It's all in the excecution...
This is Alex from the Beta Boards, submitting her final exam for the Dark/Angst class.
Summary: Minerva is a watcher. Mostly, she watches Severus. She sees through a glass, darkly.
Not a pairing fic, but contains brief Minerva/Severus, Minerva/Elphinstone.
Summary: It's Halloween night - the night when the veil between this world and the next is thinnest. Deep below the Ministry, in the Department of Mysteries, Millicent Bulstrode might finally find some answers about her former partner.
This story was nominated for Best Dark/Angst in the 2014 Quicksilver Quill Awards.
Summary: Heâ€™s already lost someone, and that was one too many. Heâ€™s not going to see the last thing he has go.
Theloonyhermione's final for the D/A class on the boards.
Summary: Set during the time Ron is dating Lavender, Hermione attempts to cope with the feelings of rejection and having no one to discuss it with. She feels utterly alone and seeks comfort in any means possible. Will she be able to stop herself before she goes too far?
Summary: They found her body - broken, bleeding, face filled with signs of pain and fear, and the Death Eaters had clearly enjoyed what they were doing - amidst the rubble of a ruined book store.
During the first war against Voldemort, people fight and die and life for James and Lily goes on.
A tragedy in five parts.
Summary: It was just another reminder that what they were doing, the lives they were reclaiming, were the lives of people. Of the people each and every member of her group used to be. Hopeful. Determined. Human.
Summary: The past is a different country, and November 1978 was certainly a very strange place.
Surely the stars should have been shining brighter or the moon look bigger or something. Instead everything looked exactly the same as it had the night before and the night before that.
Arthur faces his worst fear on a perfectly ordinary evening.
We all know what Harry Potter went through during his life at Hogwarts and how it shaped the destiny of the school and all those connected with it.
But there was another boy his age whose actions changed the fate of manyâ€¦
Join Draco Malfoy on his tour towards redemption: follow him as he maneuvers his way through the different phases of year one to six and witness his journey towards finding his true self.
Summary: The Second Wizarding War is over. Now everybody seems to want to celebrate - everybody but Harry, that is.
If what you are is a daydream
I'll never get to hold, at least you'll know
You're beautiful, every little piece, love
Don't you know, you're really gonna be someone
Stay beautiful. *
Hermione is very ill, and not ready to die. If it's the last thing she does, she is going to give her new granddaughter good luck for the future.
*Song lyrics are the inspiration to this story, Stay Beautiful by the lovely Taylor Swift, which is also where the title came from.
And though this is a d/a fic, don't expect it to be very dark. I only chose this category because I felt that was the only place it really belonged.
We consider each other, two shattered entities unexpectedly brought together, their homes within easy reach yet far removed. â€śHello,â€ť I say. The gesture is almost comical. I just greeted myself.
â€śHow was it?â€ť she asks. Her chest falls and rises visibly, rapidly. I stare at it. Itâ€™s my heart there, pounding.
My answer is a single, inadequate word.
I'd like to thank Jess for gently nudging me to write for this challenge, Croll for her never-ending support, and the SBBCers for their valuable input in the discussions. This plot bunny wouldn't have been possible without some of the debates and theories we've been focussing on in February. Thanks also to Pooja for being the most helpful doctor-in-making, and for being my mosquito-swatting soulmate.
Something has changed in Merope Gaunt, a thrumming of insect wings, a pulse kickstarting to life.
Merope is alone. Penniless, undernourished and pregnant - these are the last three trimesters of her life.
Summary: Nights are worse now with another one of his loved ones passing. Ron doesn't know how to handle it, and tries his best to calm himself in the cool morning air. Sometimes, however, there are things you just can't do alone.