Summary: "Remus remembered pain. He remembered his body betraying him, twisting, writhing, changing. But how was a six year old to explain the horror, the agony, of transformation and the terrifying animal emptiness he felt afterwards? So Remus shook his head. No, he remembered nothing."
Summary: Death is always harder for the living. The dead are gone, they don't have to cope with the aftermath, the gravestone, the funeral, the empty place where friends or family once were. Those that are left behind have to live out the rest of their lives without them, no longer able to share everyday experiences with them.
Losing one friend is hard enough, but three?
(Character Death: The actual deaths happened before the fic starts, but it's discussed all the way through.)
Summary: Peter Pettigrew is gleeful after finding out he's been Sorted into the same House as Black, Potter, and Lupin. But after an encounter with the leader Lucius Malfoy, how will he feel about his role as follower?
Summary: Sirius and Peter observe a few moments of holiday cheer with the Order.
Summary: Christmas Eve never came so strangely to Sirius or Remus.
Prompt, "O Christmas Tree!"; Author, stardust; House, Hufflepuff.
Summary: How would you react if your friends found out your deepest secret, a secret that, if revealed, you lead to you being outcast from wizarding society? When Remus Lupin's fellow Maruaders discover his lycanthropy, how can he cope?
References to suicide, hence the warning.
Severus Snape has ambitions to rise above his humble beginnings. Eris Greyback has a family debt to repay. Their romance is a more complicated brew than the trickiest of potions. SSEG, LEJP. The sequel, The Potions Master's Apprentice, is also complete.
*Winner of the 2007 QSQ Award for Best Marauder Era Story*
Summary: Kathryn Carothru wants everything a young, pureblooded girl could. Status, wealth, a man of good breeding. But above all, she wants to be an individual. When the chance for a marriage to an eligable bachelor arises, will Kathryn leap at the opprotunity, or get cold feet?
Written by Madame Marauder of Gryffindor House for NEWTS Transfiguration class.
Summary: While sleeping after a long day's work for the Order, Remus Lupin's dreams take him back to his sixth year as he remembers his good friends, the creation of the mysterious Marauder's Map, and his growing crush on Lily Evans. It's one interesting adventure after another, so climb aboard the Hogwarts Express and view the magical world through the eyes of the werewolf.
Summary: Lily tells James some wonderful news after he comes home from a long day.
Summary: Sirius and Remus join James, Lily, and Harry in decorating a special tree during Harry’s first Christmas. An unexpected visitor brings sad news, but leaves them with words of hope on the snowy night.
This story was written by Gmariam of Ravenclaw for the December Challenge, prompt four - Oh Christmas Tree.
Summary: This story takes place on Christmas Eve at some point after the death of James and Lily. Miles apart and completely alone, Remus Lupin is homeless and Sirius Black is locked in Azkaban. Both struggle with the pain and loneliness of their current situations, reflect on the joy of the past and make Christmas wishes.
Summary: A trek through the evolution of Andromeda Tonks's thoughts concerning her family motto; one-shot
Summary: Lily Evans wasn't sure if she could do this. She didn't even have to defeat Voldemort, but she was still unsure. She promises him the power to heal, and takes the Dark Mark for herself. But, will she find a way to heal herself as well? After all, all roads can lead to others...
Written for the Gauntlet's 3rd run by hermione210 of Gryffindor.
Summary: Sirius wants to run off to Muggle London for a night of drinking and partying, but he is forced to take Regulus along with him. What will happen to Sirius and his brother when they are confronted by their past and feelings?
Sirius Black and James Potter are two of the most trouble-making third-years at Hogwarts. What happens when they find a crystal ball that makes their predictions come true?
Summary: Written for MNFF's Gauntlet Round 3 Challenge by CMWinters of Slytherin House, this tells the story of Severus Snape's induction and initiation into the Death Eaters, including the tasks he'd been set by the Dark Lord.
There is strong language, some violence, a little bit of torture, a character death and an offhand reference to a non-existent prostitute.
Summary: Before Regulus chooses a pair of socks, he asks Kreacher's opinion. Before tackling something larger, he needs to ask a more experienced sneak's advice.
Summary: In which Sirius is bored, Severus is snarky and various bodily appendages are alluded to.
Summary: James Potter is the ideal man in any girl's book. He's good-looking, he's smart and he's Quidditch Captain. There is just one book in which he does not register. That book belongs to no other than Lily Evans, the one girl James has ever loved.
Lily Evans does not care about looks - they might add a bit of comfort, but not much more than that, she does not care about Quiddich skills either. All she wants is a man with kindness, sweetness, and sensitivity in him. Basically, the Bullying Toerag by the name of James Potter is not the man for her.
How will James ever win Lily over?
At the same time, trouble is arising in Hogwarts. Attacks have been occurring. The ones being held responsible is Lord Voldemort and his pet Death Eaters.
The only way to stand strong against such evil is to unite. The only way to stop the evil is to show strong bonds of friendship, love and trust.
And that is what this story is all about - Friendship and Love.