Summary: In the famous ‘Spinner’s End’ chapter, Snape makes one remark that I find even harder to explain away than the whole Murder-of-Dumbledore-complex – after all, we all know that he did it on Albus’s orders, right?
But what about Snape’s claim to Bellatrix? (HBP p. 35)
“The Dark Lord is satisfied with the information I have passed him on the Order. It led, as perhaps you have guessed, to the recent capture and murder of Emmeline Vance (…)”
Could he risk claiming that if it was not true? Is it true, and Snape IS evil after all? Or is Emmeline still alive? Here’s my take on what might have been before ‘Spinner’s End’ takes place...
Summary: The last eight days of Regulus Black's life. Dark, psychological, featuring extensive wordplay and a vague creation-story allegory that may or may not grant redemption.
(Somewhere in the back of his mind, he whispers that his brother would be proud of him.)
Summary: Rubeus Hagrid was a wizard. A half-giant. And a decent man.
I tried, dad, I tried to make you proud
To Make Pride is a one-shot character exploration of Rubeus Hagrid, taking him through his best and worst memories, to shape the man he is today.
I did, dad. I made you proud
Summary: A Prewett/Weasley family one-shot set during and after the first war. Before she was a Weasley, Molly was a Prewett with two brothers... brothers she loved... brothers she lost... brothers she remembers...
Summary: Hermione mourns herself, along with those who fell...
Summary: Severus Snape is on a mission for the Dark Lord. While trying to complete it, he runs into many obstacles, from the dangerous to the painful to the just plain obscure...
Originally entered for the fourth Gauntlet.
Summary: Ginny Weasley has a mission to accomplish and nothing can stand in her way. But in the depths of the Departement of Mysteries, nothing is easy. Through obstacles and difficulties, can she hold on until the end?
This was written by Viv of Slytherin, for the Gauntlet challenge # 4.
Summary: Ron Weasley was whisked away from the Final Battle because Harry told him to leave. But Harry’s Portkey goes awry when Voldemort sends a jet of light, making Ron go to the Department of Mysteries: a place where he has never been, and will never go again.
Ron stumbles upon many obstacles, but his adventure has only just begun. Will Ron be able to get out before he perishes under the hand of nearly ten obstacles? Ten doors = Lots of trouble.
Summary: An entry for Gauntlet 4 by tc015 of Gryffindor
The biggest desicion of her life, and she regrets it. Now she must delve into herself to find out the solution.
Summary: “Laughter gave him comfort; it gave him security. It spread to others, and no one would think you were upset if you laughed. You laugh when you are happy, he thought. That is what everyone thinks ..."
Written for the “Spring Challenge: To Laugh or Cry” by megan_lupin of Gryffindor.
Summary: Ron is thrown into a whirlwind of adventure in the Department of Mysteries. Will he be able to overcome some of the darkest forces known to man?
For the Gauntlet Challenge #4
Completed all prompts
Summary: Hermione stumbles across an eccentric wizard who claims he can alter the past through the timeless power that is love. She is sent back to a time of turmoil - the French Revolution - where she must prevent the execution of the wizard that would one day start the line of Lord Voldemort. But if Hermione cannot control her own love, she will be trapped in the past forever.
I am Colores of the Hufflepuff House and this is my entry for the fourth prompt, A Shift in Time. First place finish!
Summary: Two friends sit reminiscing about the past and remembering better times. But the arrival of dire news causes arguments to erupt and choices to be made. Guilt is still felt, the past is remembered, but he won’t let it happen again.
A Missing Moment from Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, and a submission for the “Spring Challenge: A Different Viewpoint” by megan_lupin of Gryffindor.
Summary: “Death is just a shadow I’m hiding behind.”
The war is over and the world has moved on, because Hermione Granger can no longer.
“I wish you were still with me…I wish you’d never left my side…”
On one clear, moonless night, Ron gets his wish granted. But at a very high price…the world isn’t the same without her sacrifice.
Written by Gin_Drinka of Hufflepuff House for the What You Wish for Promp in the Spring Challenge.
A Runner-up in the Spring Challenge!
Summary: Draco is stumbling through the Department of Mysteries, struggling to get out alive. Will he be able to save his life, and survive the tasks thrown upon him during his fearful stay in the mysterious rooms? Or will he die trying?
Summary: Fawkes the Phoenix is sent on an errand. Written for the Gauntlet challenge #4.
Summary: Harry Potter has always been unusual. But how unusual will he become when a brutal massacre at Bill and Fleur's wedding leaves him simmering with rage and revenge? Confronted with a darker side of himself and with unlikely allies, what's going to be next? Follow him while he deals with the ever growing threat of a world full of despair and darkness, and his quest to conquer the Dark Lord. Book 7 fic, HBP compliant.
Summary: One-shot. Ron's been dead for some time now, and Harry is trying to join him. He misses his best friend. It's sort of a songfic, but different. It has quotes from different Evanescence songs.
I added 'Mental Disorders' because suicidal thoughts are usually considered so
Summary: Attempting to complete an assignment for the Dark Lord, Bellatrix finds herself trapped in the Department of Mysteries. She is confronted with many obstacles and some ghosts from the past. However, she leaves feeling more sure of herself and her decisions than she ever has before.
An entry for Gauntlet 4 by Sly Severus of Slytherin.
Summary: Peter has always been a person who hung around more powerful people than he was--- like his friends Sirius and James. He wasn’t the one to stand up for himself, but gave in to whatever he was told to do. So what happens when he is faced with a difficult choice? Betray his friends and be showered in glory or stick by them and be cast away into the shadows for the rest of his life?
This was originally written for the Peter Pettigrew Spring Fling