Summary: Theodore Nott thought he was in control of his life. When a tragedy makes him realize that he's not, he'll do whatever it takes to get that control back...even allying himself with people he has always considered his enemies.
“You can’t always control the wind, but you can control your sails.” -Anthony Robbins
The rating may go up in later chapters. I will not incorporate any events from Deathly Hallows.
Summary: How could one night change a life so drastically? Something as simple as choosing to take a walk could ruin a life forever.
Nell is a fifth year at Hogwarts, but she's not like the rest. She's been through more than most could even dream up.
Summary: Companion to Torn Between Ice and Emeralds. You don't have to have read it to understand, but having a background story will make some things in this one-shot make more sense.
It's close to Christmas time, and Harry, Ron, and Hermione have been hunting Horcruxes since Dumbledore’s death. Through a glimpse into Voldemort’s mind, Harry finds out that Voldemort intends to pay Hogwarts a visit. The trio attempt to head him off, but while there, Harry anxiously arranges a meeting with Ginny by the lake in hopes of letting her know that she still owns his heart. He will soon find out that another has stolen her love in his absence.
I stared deeply into her russet eyes, willing my Ginny to come back to me. I could see in the tears now rolling down her cheeks that there was something on the tip of her tongue, something that would ruin me.
“I love him, Harry.”
Summary: Harry considers what meaning Halloween holds for him.
Summary: Lynnette Brewer knows only that she must save Fenrir Greyback, her only friend. Whether or not werewolves really exist is another issue.
Summary: When a human receives the Dementor's kiss, they lose all notions of humanity and become a soulless husk.
Or do they?
Could a person kissed by a Dementor retain even just a fragment of their soul?
Summary: Several years after the final battle, Harry reflects on how he would've coped with the One Big Happy Weasley Family concept.
Summary: Rodolphus Lestrange meets with his nephew, who is an aspiring Death Eater. While trying to dissuade him from taking this path, he reveals more about himself than he intended.
Summary: Is this a ghost story?
Maybe. I'm not sure.
Give me a straight anser, won't you?
Well, I said I'm not sure. If it involves dead people, is is a ghost story?
Yes. Yes, this is a ghost story.
Over one hundred reads! If you would leave a review, it would make my day.
Summary: Three years have passed since Voldemort fell, but nothing is as it should be. The Order is struggling against a group of dark wizards with an unknown agenda, and no one has seen nor heard from Harry since the battle. Many believe him to be dead, and the Order fears that he has been taken captive. Meanwhile, this new uprising of dark magic poses a greater threat to the wizarding world than the Order could ever imagine...
Summary: Just a simply story of one person's thoughts as the dust settles, their emotions, their internal monologue about society as they now see it. A story of how after one loses those that one holds dear, these things that once seemed sweet, those unspoken rules of professing remorse for someone's grief, feel lifeless. Like flowers, why do they send flowers?
Summary: Draco's life goes steeply downhill after the war, until he finds himself in prison, awaiting his first visitation.
Summary: “Tom Riddle had measured the depth of his soul, and had found it was enough to live forever.”
Find out what drives the darkest wizard of all time, and how he became so evil.
Summary: He was the family's little angel with nothing to lose, except himself.
Summary: When Evie wakes up one morning, she knows there is something seriously wrong. Why is she so weak? Why has her appearance changed drastically?
When she finds out the truth, she runs away. She meets Ben, a Supernatural Creatures Hunter for the Ministry. Thrown into a world of vampires and other dangerous creatures, Evie excells and begins to fall in love with her new found freedom.
But there are people who don't want Evie to be free, people who will do anything to keep her quiet. Evie must escape, but it won't be easy...
Summary: After losing her baby daugher, Hermione struggles to cope with her grief, pushing away everyone who tries to help her. Eventually, she goes to the one place she believe she can find answers, the Department of Mysteries. After a meeting with Lupin in the veil, she is finally able to understand a fair few mysteries of death. She comes to terms with her loss and tries to live life normally again.
This is Coolh5000 of Slytherin and Hermoine Jean Granger of Ravenclaw, writing for the Interhouse co-op August one shot challenge
Summary: ‘Do not pity the dead, pity the living, for it is they who must survive.’
~Triage by Scott Anderson
Is it lucky to survive in war, or is it better luck to die than to be left behind to pick up the pieces?
In the 1940’s, not one, but two wars reigned in Europe, taking lives and hopes on a daily basis. People lost everything they held dear. And yet they survived. But does it matter to be alive when everything else you know lies in ruins?
Anna Krum survived and lived to see her family grow, although the one person she loved the most had died: her husband. Now, nearly 40 years later, she tells her grandchild what once was…
… and how much she had lost.
Summary: I should warn you that the story of my life isn't happy or hopeful. With it comes death, lost love, and shattered illusions. But there is something to be learned from my story, something important that everyone should know — something I wish I had known earlier.
I am Rodolphus Lestrange, and this is my life…
Written by R_Ravenclaw and selected as the winner of the Ravenclaw Character Essay Challenge for Summer Term 2008.