Summary: She loves him. He hates her. Yet another example of how life treats the best of us. She couldn't care more. He could care less. She wishes he would see who she is, but until then, she remains a puzzle piece to him. What really happened to Merope Gaunt and Tom Riddle. Song-fic to Come Round Soon by Sara Bareilles.
Summary: Since the death of her daughter, Andromeda Tonks cannot stand the fact that she has failed to love her grandson.
She sees no other choice but to leave him with the only person left to trust, but an encounter with Rubeus Hagrid leads to a change of heart.
Note: The warning is for fairly minor aspects, but I'm implying post-traumatic stress disorder.
Summary: His words are similar to velvet, soft and sweet. His eyes stare into yours and you dare not glance away. Thus, when he speaks it is unacceptable for you to digress or ignore. Because he is your savior, your mentor, your god, your father, you must follow him. He thinks that he has all of the power he can possibly hold in his large fists above you.
He is correct. But only as long as you will listen.
There is nothing that provides Astra solace in what her father calls the Dark Lord’s world. She possesses no hope, friends, or schooling to keep her life in check. It is only her father and his stories of how he is the most loyal servant the Dark Lord has ever known, and how one day he will rule over the world. But have these beliefs been pressed upon her and interpreted as her own? Will she one day become a rival of the Dark Lord’s most faithful servant? Written for the Extra Credit Challenge: Idea by Ron x Hermione of Hufflepuff House. WON FIRST PLACE IN THE CHALLENGE!
Summary: ‘We think He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named may have murdered her in person, because she was a very gifted witch and—and all the evidence was that she put up a real fight.’
Amelia Bones expected to be targeted at some point, and she was ready to defend herself (or run, depending on the odds)...but being trapped in her own apartment by the Dark Lord was not in her plans. (Madam Bones was an interesting character who didn't get much book-time, but she deserved a proper death scene--this is my attempt to give it to her.)
Summary: 'All in all, you're just another brick in the wall.' -Pink Floyd, 'Another Brick in the Wall, Part Two.'
At the Bronx Magical Institute, things seem anything but magical. One girl rises above the terrible mundane.
Summary: All her life Ginny has tried to live up to the expectations set by those around her, and more importantly herself. When Harry breaks up with her Ginny thinks she realises what she must do to acheive this perfection but this soon turns into an obsession she can't escape.
Warning: The main focus of this Story is on the effects of an eating disorder, if you get easily upset by such issues I suggest you dont read.
Disclaimer: All characters and plots ect recognised as belonging to JK Rowling do belong to her and I give her full credit.
*Chapters 1 and 2 have been edited*
Will Alice recover her sanity or will she be locked in darkness forever? Her fragile mind may be broken, but her courageous spirit is undefeated.
I am FaunaCaritas of Ravenclaw.
This is a response to the Colors of the Spectrum Challenge: Air.
Summary: “But I want to go home,” whispered the girl. “I don’t want to fight anymore”
Not everyone who fought in the Battle of Hogwarts wanted to be there, and not everyone survived. This is the story of one of those people.
Summary: I should have realised what our lives would become. I knew he was broken, even then. I guess I was arrogant enough to think I could fix him.
Ginny knows he doesn't mean it. She knows that deep down, he still loves her. And she'll cling to that knowledge until the end.
Summary: Harry Potter!
When we hear that name we think of The Boy Who Lived, The Chosen One, but what was Harry like before he ever step foot in the wizarding world. What was our future hero like when he was mocked and scolded by his own family? How did he deal with? Would he ever know what happened to the parents that haunted his dreams......
Summary: Remus Lupin was not sure of what he was going to find when he went down to live with a colony of werewolves. What he certainly did not expect was a young couple who dreamed of escaping.
Written by Pondering of Ravenclaw as the final exam for Laurskii's DADA First Years' Class: The Art of the Story
Thirteen years after the Final Battle, all is well for Harry Potter.
But not for long. . . .
Lord Voldemort, with the help of Azkaban escapee Bellatrix Lestrange and a shunted Lucius Malfoy, is brought back to life using the Darkest magic ever attempted. But given this second chance, will he take control of the Wizarding World? Or will he be conquered once more by Harry Potter?
Summary: Once upon a time, she had a family. Twice upon a time, she had everything stolen from her. Thrice upon a time, she was lost and found. Now she must prove herself, and either fall to the darkness, or rise to the light. (Post HBP, Spoilers abound.)
Summary: In a world of euphoria due to the downfall of the Dark Lord, many things change for the better. But not everything, which Lavender Brown finds out quickly enough. The world still fears werewolves and wants nothing to do with them. As the people around Lavender move on with their lives, she remains forgotten, still held in the grips of terror and darkness, with no one to help pull her through.
Summary: There is rarely beauty in the world. But Charlie has found his little bit of beauty. But how long will it last?
Guiding Ray of Sunlight's submission to the Gryfindor Research In-House Challenge.
Summary: Ten years. A lot can happen in a decade. But it was what happened at the beginning of that decade that defined me. Something I have never been able to let go of.
When Colin Creevey died in the final stand against the Dark Lord, most people forgot. He was carried in, and forgotten. Just one in a long line of bodies. But he was not forgotten by his brother. Delivered to you all by Emily_the _poet of Ravenclaw House for the water prompt
Instead of a romantic sail along the coast of Zanzibar with his fiancée, George got a fishing trip with a Slytherin.
*A "honeymoon" missing moment from For Bitter or for Worse.*
Summary: Abandoned on Christmas Hermione finds solace under the care of an angel who has always loved her.
Companion to "No Going Back Now" but can be read on its own.
Some SS/Hr and H/Hr.
Summary: Dead father, dead wife, motherless son: exactly how much of this is James Potter's fault? James Potter II sends himself to the past in the hope that he will be able to save his wife, and recieve answers to the questions that have been torturing him since her death.
Placed Third in the Gauntlet's Fifth Run!
Summary: Eleven-year-old Conner OíBrien is plagued by an incessant bully, parents who canít act normal, a friend who is nothing at all like him and a life he considers to be far below average. His home, East End, London, is suffering from a bout of inexplicable freezing weather in September and war planes are seen gallivanting across the skies, though England is not at war with anyone. During these mysterious times, Conner prays for a normal life. A normal life isnít what he gets. Instead, he is privileged with the chance to hear Harry Potterís tragic, epic story, from the mouth of the one man who knew him best. Though filled with heartbreak, terror, fear and loss, this story will change Connerís life forever, and aid in bringing his own mysterious past to light.
A story of love, hate and the arrogance of humanity.
Abuse Warning for Bullying. Inspired by Skellig by David Almond. Chaptered Song-Fic to "Sound the Bugle" by Bryan Adams. East End, London, in this story, is a fictional East End, as I have never been there and have no idea of it's basic georgraphy.