Summary: It's July 30th, the evening before Harry Potter turns seventeen; at the stroke of midnight, the mysterious protection that number four, Privet Drive once provided will cease to exist. The Dursleys are forced to learn that they haven't isolated themselves from the magical world as thouroughly as they had hoped when Severus Snape and Bellatric Lestrange arrive at their door step, looking for Harry.
Summary: So what happened to the kids who had Death Eater parents killed by aurors? I imagine not all of them would be quite so eager to join the ranks after Voldemort returns in the 4th book.
Summary: Cho Chang is in an abusive relationship with a person she loves more than herself.
2nd Place in the Spring Challenges, *To Laugh or Cry* prompt, by BloodRayne of Gryffindor.
Summary: "There is no good and evil, there is only power and those too weak to seek it..." Page 211, Philosopher's Stone
What caused Peter to join the Dark Lord?
Second place in the 2007 April One-Shot Challenge, Option One: Succumbing to the darkness
Summary: Ever since the war broke out, friendships across the wizarding world have been breaking down. Nobody knows who to trust, who is a Death Eater or who is safe. Even the close gang that is the Marauders cannot avoid this, suspecting each other, and unsure of who they can trust.
Peter, on reciving an interesting offer from an old aquaintance, is forced to ponder the true value of his friends and to discover just where his loyalities lie. To himself, or to his friends?
A April One-Shot Challenge submission by Biscuits of Gryffindor House.
Summary: “He would never see James smile again. Sirius knew he would never again hear the voice of his best friend – his brother. Brothers look out for each other. They would never joke about anything again. They would never again have a “little too much” to drink and then have to try and explain it to Lily afterwards. Never again would he have his brother to remember the “good old days” when they both grew too old to do anything. Never again would the Marauders be together . . .”
Sirius had the perfect plan to protect James. But what happens when a flawless idea isn’t so flawless?
Written by megan_lupin of Gryffindor House, this is the final assignment for Professor Talon's DADA: Introduction to Dark/Angst class.
Validator's Pick of the Week (26 May 2007) on HPFF!
Summary: Sirius Black was named after a star. Coincidentally, his life was much like one's.
Summary: We all believe that Peter Pettigrew was the weakest and least courageous of all the Marauders. But what if he did have a backbone? What if his reasons for betraying James Potter were not due to fear or bad influence, but rather the result of obsession and great resentment?
Entry into the April One-Shot Challeng, which I happened to win
Summary: When Dolores Umbridge was a young girl, she pledged loyalty to one man: Cornelius Fudge. After a lifetime of service, the bounds of that loyalty are tested when the world comes crashing down around them.
Won Second Place in: The Dolores Umbridge Chaptered Fic Challenge.
Summary: Lord Voldemort has kept a diary before and he is reliving the tradition. This diary comes at a hard time in his life, a time of desperation and struggle. He reveals a surprising secret at the end that no one could have expected.
Summary: Peter continues to feed his hatred...where will it take him?
For the April Challenge, Prompt 1 (Succumbing to Darkness), by BloodRayne of Gryffindor house.
Summary: You think about how many secrets you know, and how many things people say when they think no one’s there. It almost pays to be invisible.
Sixth-year Lisa Turpin has felt alone since she first arrived at Hogwarts. When life becomes almost too much to bear for Lisa, she wonders why things turned out this way.
A submission by solemnlyswear_x of Gryffindor to the Spring Challenge To Laugh or Cry prompt.
Summary: Harry talks about the things that happened before the Final Battle, especially the time right before while thirteen students waited for news of when to leave for the battle. They all get their turn to say something - anything - that means something to them. There is tragedy, romance, and even a little humour to hold them over as they wait for the battle to begin.
Summary: Many and many a story depict Fenrir Greyback as a terrible and heartless, brutal monster. This is true. But many years ago, a broad-shouldered and handsome little boy entered Hogwarts for the first time, ready for the best seven years of his life.
Those seven years never happen. When Fenn Grey is bitten by a werewolf, his entire life as he knows it is ended. Faced with rejection, betrayal, and prejudice, Fenn is forced to look for a better life, a better existence. This is the story of how he finds it... with Lord Voldemort.
This is my first fic, so please read and reveiw!
Chapter 5, "A Father's Nightmare", is up!
Summary: Peter doesn't know what to do. He couldn't bear to betray his best friends, but he couldn't bear the wrath of the Dark Lord either...
Summary: As she awaits death, Bellatrix finds herself being faced with memories and realities that she was not at all prepared to deal with.
Excerpt: The ever present darkness remained with her, but of course it did. Her vision was gone. She would see nothing but darkness for the rest of her days. This was something she had grown to accept. She had also grown to accept the constant gnawing in her stomach and weakening of her body because she always refused food. There was no reason to eat. Everyone, herself included, would be better off when she was dead.
This is an off-shot of Blinded. I recommend reading it first.
Summary: Isla was blasted off the Black family tree when she married the Muggle Bob Hitchens. But sometimes saying goodbye to your old life isn't that easy.
For Ravenclaw House, this is the*evenstar's final assignment for Professor Talon's DADA: Introduction to Dark/Angst class.
Summary: After Ron and Harry die in the final battle, Hermione is unable to cope with Ron's death because, unlike Harry's, his seemed unconsequential in the grand scheme of things. Can she ever forgive the person who caused all this to happen?
(The "character death" warning is just for a mention of character death!)
Summary: When the war is over, the effects remain. Memories of death, destruction and fear haunt all those who are left. Possibly worse are the memories of what they had before. But there cannot be war without death, and those that are left after the end of the war have to adapt to the new word, as it is now.
Character death is featured, but not described.
Written pre Deathly Hallows.
Summary: The story of a girl who was lost in life, but saved in death... Follow Misha through the hardships that sometimes come with youth, and see how she handles these hardships...