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
Summary: Hermione and her two best friends, Harry and Ron, are on a trip with their sixth year Herbology class to Bodmin Moor. While searching for magical plants, Hermione stumbles on a door in the ground that leads her and the boys to the crumbling mansion of the time-travel obsessed wizard, William Rashleigh. After her encounter with Rashleigh, Hermione finds herself trapped in a time where magic is feared, witches are hunted, and the punishment for being able to do magic is death. Can Hermione survive The Salem Witch Trials?
A/N: This story is not for the faint at heart. The descriptions of death in the fic will be somewhat graphic and not suitable for young and impressionable readers.
I am BeautifulDreamer07 of Gryffindor House rising up to the answer the prompt. A Shift In Time, in the Spring Challenge.
Summary: Sirius is locked away for a crime he did not commit. He has no guilt, but he does have time. A lot of it. Too much of it. so he sits, and thinks. Thinks of what has passed, and what should be. What he hopes will be.
He also contemplates the true, bitter reality of his life.
A submission to the 'To Laugh or Cry' prompt in the Spring challenge. I am Guiding Ray of Sunlight of Gryffindor House.
Summary: They say the world isn’t black and white- that there’s shades of grey. My world doesn’t have shades of grey. There’s no light for me. My world is a world of darkness, and it’s merely the texture that changes.
. . .
So I’ll write from my darkness-- inky wet words upon a pale parchment. I’ll write the ugly and brutal truth. I’ll write about hope with no goal. And the magic will take you back. Back to my memories.
Welcome to my world.
Summary: Love, hate, loneliness and betrayal have always been a constant in Narcissa's life. After musing on her existance, she makes a decision that will change her life forever.
Summary: "Man is the only animal that laughs and weeps,<
She kicked him hard in the groin, and ran out of the building, laughing at the fact that she was finally free. In the chaos she created, a little girl cried quietly into her lap.
"for he is the only animal that is struck with the difference between what things are
“He was arrested because of you. Sent to a mental institution.”
“He deserved it,” spat Minerva. “He abused me.”
“You just wanted him out of the way. You just wanted to live happily ever after with your old man.”
"and what they ought to be. "
Minerva walked slowly up the aisle. What was she thinking? She didn’t want to go through with this. Her father had her arm wrapped around his. He seemed happy for his daughter, who was finally settling down.
An entry to "To Laugh or Cry" in the Spring Challenges. I am tc015 of Gryffindor
“You don’t know the full story.”
*Quote by William Hazlitt.
Summary: Journeys were always dreadful things. And with Sirius making the greatest journey of all, will Andromeda be able to take it?
Summary: ...you don't just hand in your resignation to Voldemort. It's a lifetime of service or death."rnThe story of why Regulus Black tried to leave the Death Eaters. One-Shot
Summary: Harry, Ron and Hermione are spending a day in the small wizarding village of Hogsmeade when they happen to come upon a strange amulet lying in the snow. This amulet has amazing powers and transports the three friends to Salem, Massachusetts in the year 1692 when Muggles lived in fear of witches and wizards and the penalty for being able to perform magic was death.
Summary: Draco Malfoy never claimed to be invincible. Somehow, he thought this would save him.
May 2007 Scrivenshaft Challenge Winner - Eureka!