Summary: The Christmas after the Battle of Hogwarts is a battle in itself. The blackness of grief, the sound of tears and the taint of guilt and sorrow is a stark and ugly contrast to the backdrop of snow, carols, love and joy.
But one cannot grieve and live at the same time. And one realises it doesn’t really take much to go back to living after grieving: love thaws all sharp icicles the way spring has never yet broken its promise of driving away winter.~LucillaJoanna of Hufflepuff believes Seasons Change and avows it with this entry to the Winter Tales Challenges.
~Dedicated to Wulfric Brian Dumbledore, who intimately knows grief and will successfully befriend it, too.
Summary: The war is over but the lives of Hermione, Ron and everyone else in the wizarding world are just beginning. Hermione and Ron must come to terms with the deaths of so many people they love while trying to figure out their exciting but terrifying new relationship. Readers know that they end up together in the epilogue. This Hermione's perspective of the untold story of how they get there.
Summary: After the war is over, Hermione and Harry get the chance to do a little self reflecting--while flying. What they discover about themselves and each other will leave them breathless.
Pretty Fluffy One-shot!
Thanks to my Beta Hannah (h_vic) for her opinions and help!
Summary: Lily and James Potter are spending their first Christmas as a married couple together. In between lighting the stockings on fire and attempting to make homemade wreaths, Lily manages to give him a very special Christmas present.
I am th_poet14/LilyGinnyWrites92 of Ravenclaw, writing for the Winter Tales Challeng, Holly and the Ivy Prompt.
Summary: When Sirius Black dumps a girl, she cries and begs him to come back. When he humiliates her in front of the whole school, she does not seek revenge. Never. Too bad that no one ever said that to Angela Peters.
Summary: Following the Final Battle, two young couples share their first post-war conversations and finally admit their true feelings for each other.
Summary: [Year 2: Complete] Its Harry’s second year as a Slytherin, and the Chamber of Secrets has been opened. The Heir of Slytherin is out there somewhere, having students petrified left and right, and by the end of the year someone will die from Slytherin’s horrible beast. But this time, Harry's the one with Riddle's diary.
How will Harry’s years at Hogwarts turn out, now that he's a Slytherin? Will he turn to the Dark Arts and be a follower of Voldemort? Or will he kill Voldemort, or die trying, after he learns of the prophecy? Will Harry's choices lead him down a different road? Follow and you will see...
“What is a diary as a rule? A document useful to the person who keeps it, dull to the contemporary who reads it, invaluable to the student, centuries afterwards, who treasures it.” –Ellen Terry
Summary: Ambivalence is a state of having emotions of both positive and negative. A short and meaningful poem about two important words. . .
Summary: To cull her boredom, Vicky Hotham reads newspapers. The murder case of Emmeline Vance catches her eye and she follows it devoutly. But what is she to do when her brother sends her a letter, telling her that he is hiding from the very same people who killed Emmeline Vance?
Written for tc015's Mystery OWL Class.
Summary: When Ron, Harry and Hermione take a break from the fight against Voldemort for Christmas, they find that the surprises awaiting them have only hust begun!
Summary: Based on the famous 'Twas the night before Christmas' with a Weasley twist, and told from Ron's POV.
No DH Spoilers!
Summary: Draco Malfoy is broken. Life has dealt him many a cruel hand, and he is not strong enough to take fate’s blows. But he thought he somehow still had a chance – a chance in the form of a Gryffindor girl with dirty blood.
He must have been wrong. It seems that nothing – not all the king’s horses, nor all the king’s men - can put Draco back together again.
[One-sided, Draco-centric, DHr romance set after DH]
Summary: Everyone knows the story after that Halloween night that Harry Potter became an orphan... but what about before? James Potter and Lily Evans are two young people with an extroadinary story of bravery, friendship, and love. Join them throughout their seven years at Hogwarts and see how the past affects the future.
Summary: After the battle Harry wanted his four-poster bed and a sandwich, but what did Ginny want? She just wanted Harry. But he was no where to be found, so she headed to Gyffindor Tower for a kip on her four-poster. Little did she know the very person she wanted to be with was waiting for her in the common room under his Invisibility Cloak.
Takes place immediately after chapter 36. Ginny’s POV.
Summary: 16 year old Thora Gorgon has recently learned her true heritage. Just when she starts to understand what that means her family is attacked and the rest of her family is killed. Now she has to pull herself together and carry on the traditions which her grandfather, Salazar Slytherin has taught her.
Summary: A parody of All I Want For Christmas Is You by Mariah Carey, sung by Lord Voldemort.
Summary: "To understand yourself, you must understand your past and the past of the people who have shaped the world around you."
A new professor, a story of a secret romance, new relationships and a looming war with the Dark Lord are just a few of the things the trio faces when they return to Hogwarts for their seventh year.
Follow the trio and the rest of the Hogwarts as they learn about themselves and of the people they thought they knew.
But my true pursuer I cannot hide from.
A poem I wrote based on my fic, When You're Gone. This poem can be read independently of the story, however.
Summary: Sometimes it just takes one person to open your eyes...
Oh, it's what you do to me.
Summary: The Slytherin clan lived in the Fenland Region of England for many generations. They lived in peace with their Muggle neighbors, protecting their mutual coastal home from Viking intrusions. Then, in 999AD, the Church decreed that the Armageddon was approaching. One night, a comet passes over the village. The Church blames the wizarding community for this display of the coming Wrath of God. Maybe Salazar Slytherin had good reason to distrust the Muggle-born.
This is my final exam for cmwinters Dark Arts: The Art of War