For over four years, Dean Thomas had been sending his polite regrets to his mum, begging off of coming home for Christmas. But when he sensed discord in the most recent letter from his Muggle family, he decided that he needed to stop making excuses and start counting his blessings.
What he found when he got there, however, proved to be more than just a simple family gathering.
This story was nominated for a 2011 Quicksilver Quill Award: Best Post-Hogwarts Story
Hermione deals with the past and learns to move forward during the unforgettable Christmas of 1999 in Australia.
Written for the 'Of Christmases' Past, Present and Future Challenge' in the Great Hall on the Forums, Prompt #3. Thanks!
Thanks also to my very helpful beta-reader, Bookworm!
A war had raged; everyone had felt alone and afraid at some point. And when it was over, most people went back to business as usual, but two of those haunted souls found respite from the most unlikely of sources.
After all, who doesn't need a little bit of catharsis?
Albus Potter had what some would call a fascinating job -- working for the Magical Law Enforcement's intelligence department. But when suspicious activity caused the Ministry to think the infamous Knights of Walpurgis were up to something, their leading expert was called into action.
In disguise and out of his mind, Albus embarked on an impossible task, but when things started turning for the worse, why were his only thoughts about the one person he would hurt along the way?
This story was nominated for a 2011 Quicksilver Quill Award: Best Next-Generation Story AND Best Same-Sex Pairing Story
Summary: They just happened to be on the same train, heading to the same place. Fate is ironic like that.
Summary: Percy Weasley meets Penelope Clearwater.
Summary: She thought having her hair cut would make a difference. Unfortunately, she was right.
Warning: This story is originally rated 6th-7th year for language and sexual situations. The rating has been changed temporarily only because we're having some technical problem with stories that have higher ratings. So, please click at your own discretion.
Thanks to Carole for her excellent Brit-picking, sentences (heehee), and summary. Thanks also to Gina for agreeing to read through this, for all her suggestions and comments. And finally, to Kara and Lea for their support and encouragement.
DISCLAIMER: This isn’t J.K Rowling. This is a fanfic writer on a mission to submit to every category available on the archives.
Nominated for a QSQ in the Same Sex Pairing category.
Summary: Can a bond between friends ever truly be broken? Or does conflict and resolution just bring them closer together?
RL/SB, RL/SS and a little bit of JP/LE just because they happen to be there :P
Pairing category, rating and warnings for later chapters.
Summary: The last person that Katie Bell expected to encounter on Christmas Eve was Oliver Wood – the once love of her life; the man who had walked away from her when she had needed him most.
Summary: Not all relationships start out sweet as candy but, like quickly melting chocolate, sometimes they're all the more delectable with time.
The hallmark of Dumbledore's Army was their refusal to give in to the darkness that was slowly but surely emcompassing their world. As long as there was a hope, the DA would live on. This is a warning, an invitation, a promise, to one and all that they will not back down until the battle is won.
This poem placed third in the Last Line Standing Challenge in Poetry Anyone. The last words of each line are from a non-HP poem (Robert Frost, but the name of the poem escapes me), but we were to build a new poem around it.
Lily Evans had a lot of thinking to do, and what better time to do it than the crack of dawn on a Saturday? Not a person in sight...usually. That was, however, until she happened upon a certain group of boys, but without their normal mischief.
Follow Lily as she investigates this awkward run-in with James Potter and his friends.
Summary: Hermione knows Draco Malfoy - he is arrogant, mean and has been nothing but hurtful towards her ever since the first time they met. Called to testify at his trial, however, she sees something other than hatred in the face of her old nemesis and begins to wonder if there is something she has been missing all along.
Summary: She knew that as long as she lived, she would never, ever forget him. She would never, ever forget how much pain he had caused her.
Merope Gaunt's love potion did not only hurt Tom Riddle. It also brought much pain and grief to his former love, Cecilia.
Summary: "Pettigrew... that fat little boy who was always tagging around after them at Hogwarts?"*
Did Peter Pettigrew constantly tag after his superior friends? Or was he in fact equal to the reckless, confident Sirius Black? Perhaps they were more alike than anyone could have guessed...
* indicates line taken from Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
Summary: A gamut of emotions that only you are able to so effortlessly stir in me bring me to my knees. I kneel before you, exposed. The tears, they come so freely—even now, after so much time has passed.
Summary: A set of different character haikus including Death Eaters, the Malfoy's, the Dursleys, the Weasleys and more.
Summary: The day after the battle of Hogwarts Draco Malfoy finds himself looking back on his mistakes and tries to figure out how he can start his life over.
Summary: Alice's life before she was a Longbottom. From Hogwarts to the Unforgivables.
Summary: One shot featuring James Potter, star Chaser of Gryffindor Quidditch Team, in action.
Submitted for James Week in MWPP Class at the Boards.
DISCLAIMER: Not J.K.Rowling