Summary: They are all talented, some more than others. Some play Quidditch. Others are known for their brilliance in academics. They are the Marauders and a group that has lain in the shadows up to now, called the Lady Firebrands, known for their hot tempers and rather subdued practical jokes.
Romance will bloom.
Rivalries will blossom.
The author will try to stop using so many bad plant puns.
The story of Moony, Wormtail, Padfoot, and Prongs' NEWT years will be told.
These are the Amphibious Lizards.
Summary: Lily Potter has been confined to her Godric's Hollow home for months now with little contact to the outside world, so it comes as a great surprise to her when she learns of her Muggle mother's death. Lily's strong urge to go to the funeral and say good-bye to her mother would mean putting herself and family in danger in multiple ways - and possibly seeing her estranged sister Petunia.
Summary: "What do you see when you look in the Mirror?" Harry asked him.This is hestiajones of Hufflepuff House writing for the Rosmerta's Mini-Gauntlet at TTB. These words are not my own - they are J.K.Rowling's property - but they are from my heart flown :3
Summary: Alexandra Quick has discovered the dark secret at the heart of the Confederation, survived a visit to the Lands Beyond, and been given seven years to live. Now she's determined to cheat her fate and see justice done. Standing in her way is a vengeful conspiracy and secrets even she is not prepared for. She'll need the help of her friends and loved ones, but even that may not be enough against the power of the Stars Above.
This is book four of the Alexandra Quick series. For more information, see the Quickipedia .
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Summary: Into my heart an air that kills*...
Nine-year-old Lily Evans's world is singularly un-complicated. That is until a certain trip to the playground with her sister. Could the sallow, stringy boy be right? Could she really be a witch?
*denotes a line taken from A.E Housman's poem of the same name.
Summary: A few years after the war, Pansy Parkinson has hit rock bottom. She works in a bookshop, lives above a pub, and was pining over someone she could never have. When bad news hits, Pansy doesn't think it could get any worse.
But then Susan Bones came and changed everything.
This is a birthday present written for the simply indescribable Lily (Padfoot11333). Hope you like it, twin. :)
Summary: A night of knowing, followed by a morning of quiet reflection and content.
My first James/Lily piece, and an entry for The Random Song Title Challenge over in Poetry Anyone. :)
Summary: Without a warning, Harry Potter is killed on the job. And Ginny is left alone to pick up the pieces--but Death affects everyone differently. And Ginny finds that she needs to live, instead of going through the motions of life.
Summary: A free-versed poem dedicated to the Final Battle that took place within Hogwarts.
Summary: Sir Cadogan meets his own portrait -- and he is not amused.
Cedric Diggory is far from perfect.
This poem received third place in The Sharp Challenge over on the Mugglenet Fanfiction Beta Boards.
Nominated for a 2012 Quicksilver Quill Award.
Summary: Some people's lives are always ordered, but some people's lives are always askew.
A poem about a Potterverse character written for the Sharp Challenge.
Summary: Remus Lupin as rendered in terms of a meagre lunar chart.Written for The Sharp Challenge at Poetry Anyone (?).
Summary: It's Rose's last year at Hogwarts, and she's feeling really down about it. The idea of leaving her home for so many years has really put her down in the dumps! But with the crazy year she's having, it becomes something she hardly dwells on. From boy troubles to impossible pasts, Rose has grown overwhelmed. Can she shake the dread she's feeling, while still keeping all her relationships (but most importantly, the one with her boyfriend!) intact?
Summary: Three brothers sought to escape death. But Death did come. One way or another, Death always comes.
Summary: For years, Lucy Weasley bared her soul in the letters she wrote to Lorcan Scamander. Now, as they are in the process of moving in together, she discovers a box filled with each and every one of those letters; her essence in written form. Presented with irrefutable proof, can Lucy like the person she finds? In her turmoil, she writes to Lorcan, of course.
This is Free_Elf of Hufflepuff finally getting around to writing for the Great Hall Cotillion.
Summary: Percy has every procedure, every regulation, perfectly memorized. He knows the precise difference in rank between a Persian Justicar and an American Senator. The annual international conference he organizes goes off each year without a hitch. He has everything under control. This is, perhaps, the reason why Percy is so out of sorts when he wakes up next to a beautiful woman and hasn't the slightest idea what to do next.
This is AcaciaCarter of Hufflepuff, writing for the Great Hall Cotillion of 2012.
Summary: George's birthday is never truly happy. Will this year be any different?
Great Hall Cotillion story No.3 from Northumbrian
Summary: Advice to a child: keep away from werewolves.
Summary: One failed photograph, two halved souls, and the numerous, marvellous machinations of destiny.
This story is a multi-functional product of four days' continuous typing and lack of sleep. It serves an entry for the Inaugural Great Hall Cotillion and a standby Birthday Present for Julia/the opaleye. More importantly, it marks my return to fanfiction after two months' hiatus, because that is kind of inhumanly long.
Thanks to Kara for reading the Prologue and motivating me, and Carole for Chipping-on-the-Wye.
DISCLAIMER: J.K.Rowling, I love you for giving me the HP universe, but you are not me and you definitely did not write this.