It’s Christmastime at Hogwarts, a time of peace on Earth and goodwill towards men. When the Marauders decide to spruce up the castle and spread some holiday cheer, Severus Snape steps in to ruin their plans. Will Lily Evans manage to convince him that the Marauders are fully in the right? Or will they get detention on Christmas Eve as threatened? Find out in Candy Canes and Rudolph’s Reins.
This is twilightHPgirl18 of Gryffindor writing for the final in the MWPP class on the Beta Boards.
Summary: One Christmas, Luna Lovegood gets the brillant idea of spreading Christmas cheer to the people whom she considers to be the most miserable at Hogwarts. And, of course, Luna does not see any way this plan could go wrong.
I am OliveOil_Med of Ravenclaw, and this is my entry for the MerMuggles Christmas Contest.
Summary: Nine-year-old Lily Potter wakes up one morning and finds a strange girl in her kitchen. Now Lily has to share her room, her things, and her parents with this girl. Why is she here? What is her secret?
Meanwhile, nine-year-old Cassi Malfoy is scared out of her mind. Her parents have left her with the Potters and have gone into hiding. Who is looking for them? Will she ever see them again?
Nominated for the 2010 QSQ Awards for Best Poetry!
Summary: Minerva knew it was time to leave. She was ready. So why was it so hard to walk out that door? A one-shot moment of transition in one character's life after the war. Why are life's major transitions so challenging, and what is it we really need from each other?
Summary: It's been two year since the final battle. Hermione leaves the Burrow after returning from her last term at Hogwarts with Ginny when she decides to go home and clear things up with her parents. Ron begins to worry when Hermione starts to act strangely when he visits her.
Summary: Apparating to Hogsmeade from his Uncle Alphard's funeral, Sirius Black is expecting to see his friends already ensconced in the Three Broomsticks. They'd promised that they'd help him send off his favourite uncle in style. But after a ridiculous prank, the Marauders are stuck in detention, leaving Sirius alone and contemplating lilies.
Will anyone else raise a glass to Alphard?
Disclaimer: I am not JK Rowling and I doubt that surprises you.
Thank you to Kara (Karaley Dargen) for beta'ing this story.
Summary: Andromeda reflects on her sister Bella, and how she is not who she thought she was, but the person she was afraid she would become.
Summary: It's been a year since the famous Battle of Hogwarts and Harry, Ron, Hermione and Ginny are just starting to get on with their lives. With Harry and Ron starting Auror training, Hermione going to Muggle University, and Ginny having to make a life changing decision at the Quidditch World Cup, the distance will put our two favorite couples under stress. Tune in to see plenty of love, friendship, and close encounters!
Summary: Harry spends his first Christmas after the Battle of Hogwarts at the Burrow. The holiday is filled with Weasley joy, but some nerves for our friend Harry. A surprise waits for a very special someone- but what is it? Last chapter coming up soon!
Summary: After the final battle, Cho returns to the graveyard where Cedric died to pay tribute and finally say goodbye.
Summary: Lily Evans and Severus Snape – a pair only dreamed of in fan fiction have become canon legend. This is their story told through the memories of Severus Snape, as he tries to finish the job Dumbledore has left him throughout DH.
Summary: Hermione is home for the Christmas holidays. On her way home from buying chestnuts, she runs into the last person she ever expected to see in her Muggle neighborhood. Mild Draco/Hermione.
Summary: When Bellatrix Black awoke in the middle of the night, there was only one who would understand and ease her worries.
The teenaged Bella and Rodolphus have a nightly talk about their dreams for the future.
Summary: Cedric Diggory has suffered nightmares through most of his childhood, but he's always kept them to himself. His secret. But when one nightmare drives him out of the Castle to clear his head, he might be surprised by what his secret fears lead him to discover.
Summary: When Bill Weasley needs to get away from England and the stress of rebuilding his family after Fred’s death, Fleur willingly goes with him to Charlie’s Romanian dragon reservation. She wants nothing to do with the actual dragons, however. All too aware of the dangers associated with giant flying lizards, Fleur lives by advice her father jokingly quotes from JRR Tolkien: “It does not do to leave a live dragon out of your calculations, if you live near him.” Can Fleur show Bill that she can handle dragons? More importantly, can she show him why her dragon-facing capabilities don’t matter?
This is greennotebook of Hufflepuff House writing for the Third Task of the Triwizard Tournament.
Summary: I wrote this for the Ravenclaw Almost-Gauntlet prompt:
"Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into friend."
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
At what point do you look past your differences and begin looking at your similarities? Teddy Lupin is about to find out.
Summary: The Triwizard Tournament comes once again to Beauxbatons Academy.
The is a poem written for the second task in the Dragon Stadium.
Summary: It's a rescue, really. At least, that's what Fred and George Weasley manage to convince him of. After all, Hermione is sure to be a target for revenge seeking Purebloods - what could any right-minded Wizard do but step in to help?
But with the shadow of Voldemort still hanging over a frightened community, Oliver is about to find out that the consequences of doing the right thing can get very out of hand!
An Oliver Wood/Hermione Granger Romance