Summary: A great civilization is not conquered from without until it has destroyed itself from within. --Ariel Durant.
"On the Recent War, the Purity of Blood, and the Historical Context" -- text of the keynote speech given by Griselda Marchbanks to the Ministerial Conference on the Development of Magical Society in the New Millennium, March 2000.
Today is a day of firsts, Remus thought, watching Nymphadora step carefully into the circle of standing stones...He smiled at the woman he loved while his heart leapt at the thought of the most important ‘first’ yet to come.
Summary: It’s been six years since the Great War and Lord Voldemort’s demise. Six years since her best friend had disappeared to become and Auror abroad and six awful years since Hermione Grangers fiancé had been ruthlessly murdered. Now she’s nearly picked up all the pieces of her life but there’s something missing. She’s realizing that losing herself in her work doesn’t help, so what it is she needs? When an opportunity to drop her responsibilities and travel arises, will she take the chance? Will she find what she’s been missing for all this time?
Summary: Ron, kicked out of the Leaky Cauldron for the day, goes in search of a thing Neville calls a "micawave". Is looking at Muggle-made objects really as interesting as his dad makes it out to be?
The One-Shot challenge--Muggle Artifacts by Wand_Waver2006 of Ravenclaw House.
Summary: "No one who truly hates me would kiss me the way you do." [standalone]
Summary: Vernon has an unexpected encounter. Dudley needs a job. Fred and George have a new venture. General chaos ensues.
Summary: He wasn't blind. He could see. He just chose not to. Harry Potter had seen to many horrible things in his life. He had seen them so no one else had to. He had felt them so they didn't. He had lived through them so everyone else wouldn't. But now they were over. And he never wanted to see anything ever again.
Summary: Neville and Bellatrix finally confront each other...
Summary: Second chapter is up. An Excerpt:
“Ron, she has every reason to ask,” Ginny muttered half aloud so that only Harry and Ron could hear her. “Hermione has been in the hospital wing for weeks. I can’t remember a student who was ever there so long. Madam Pomfrey said there's no potion or spell that can help her; that’s why it's taking such a long time for her to recover.”
Summary: Can someone be kept alive because the one they love won't let them go?
Summary: “Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy? Caught in a land slide, no escape from reality. Open your eyes, look up to the skies and see… Anywhere the wind blows doesn't really matter to me.”
Draco Malfoy has killed a man – a fellow Death Eater. Running away from the Death Eaters who are sure to pursue him, he runs into a weary Harry Potter, and takes a risk which may prove fatal.
Last story in my Night at the Opera series.
Summary: After a rather wicked game of truth or dare in the hufflepuff common room, Mar has been dared to enter the forbidden forest on All Hallows Eve. What happens to her on the most magick of nights?
Summary: The war is over. Voldemort is gone. His Death Eaters are gone--except for two. Bellatrix and Rodolphus Lestrange remain at large.
What will happen when someone from Bellatrix's past finds her beaten and broken? Could she ever have a second chance?
Summary: Years ago Ron left Hermione for another leaving Hermione heartbroken. As Hermione remembers he walks back into her life. Ron and Hermione where always meant to be.
Summary: In this riveting sequel to the "acclaimed" Veiled Revelations, Voldemort has risen to his full strength and is threatening both the wizarding world and the muggle world in an attempt to gain total control. A small group of people - the Order of the Phoenix - are all that stand in his way. Join James Potter, Sirius Black, Remus Lupin, Peter Pettigrew, and Lily Evans as they battle the most evil wizard the world has ever seen. (Reviews are always nice and appreciated - and Erik has rated this story 6th-7th years as a result of her incorrigible pride).
Summary: We all know that Ron is a mess of a person, and Hermione can cite several arguments to prove the point. Then why does she love him? Harry and Ginny want to know... What one has to do when two stubborn heads refuse to give in....
Summary: Pansy Parkinson is a witch used to her comforts. Never was she supposed to have to deal with domesticity. However, when her house elves leave, she is forced to. When things begin to bubble over, she decides to confront the problem herself. And that problem just happens to be Hermione Granger.
Written for August Challenge 2, House-Elves Unite, by Chaser74 of Ravenclaw house.
Summary: Ginny reflects on the life and love she's known.
Summary: A short glimpse back into Ginny Weasley's childhood at the Burrow.
Summary: Katie Bell finally musters enough courage to ask a certain Quidditch Captain a question. The result? Definitely not what she expected!
Katie's POV. KB/OW fluff. Sigh...