Summary: Dean Thomas knows he has to leave his family, and the warmth of home... but can he face saying goodbye to them?
You're giving me such a rush.
The final five minutes of an era. Zack, Holly, Alex, and Jack are leaving Hogwarts for good in five minutes. Not much can happen in five minutes, right?
Summary: Everyone knows Oliver Wood. He's the seventh year Gryffindor obsessed with Quidditch. But why is he so focused? What drives him on? And how will he cope when the Dementors get too close to his Seeker, and Diggory catches the Snitch?
Shutting himself in the changing room showers, Oliver cannot bring himself to visit Harry in the hospital wing, for the Dementors have released long repressed horrors in his own life. Will he finally face the reality of his life and obsession?
This is Equinox Chick submitting her final for the Characterisation class on the MNFF beta boards.
I would like to thank Emma (Amortentia X) for her invaluable help in beta'ing this tale. She not only corrected my horrible punctuation but helped a great deal with characterisation. I would also like to thank fgweasley, inspirations, eternalangel, Electronic Quillster and luinrina for their suggestions in class. Last but most definitely not least - thank you, Prof Haylee for allocating me Oliver Wood!
Disclaimer: I am not JK Rowling, but I doubt you're surprised by that.
** indicates a line taken from Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.
The opening lines are taken from a Stevie Smith poem called 'Not Waving, but Drowning.'
Nominated for a 2009 QSQ award in the Best Same Sex Pairing category. Thank you.
Also nominated for a 2010 QSQ award in the Best same Sex Pairing category. Thank you!
Summary: Lily can't understand why Petunia hates her just because she's a witch.
Summary: Anne and Peter have been friends since they can remember. They saw themselves more as siblings than simply friends, promising each other to always stay together.
Can this promise be held, or will a years-long friendship break over the words uttered by a neutral force?
Summary: Severus and his girlfriend are having a… conversation when Hermione interrupts, causing the witch in the fun hot pink dress robes to hide. Warning: Snape may be OOC… or it may just be a side of him we have never seen before.
Sequel to What Luck, written on request from my fabulous, unfortunately ex-beta, Wilfen07. Only ex because of computer failure but twilightHPgirl18 and Mary-ann3112 graciously stepped in and did an amazing job.
Summary: In every little girl’s life there is someone special –a role model. In Lily Evans’ it was her father.
Summary: Beautiful Rosalie Holland is a terrible sleepwalker and wakes one morning with leaves in her bed and blood on her pillow. The new Head Girl, Lily Evans wants an ‘Outstanding’ for every subject and nothing is going to stop her. Shy Neve Canterbury will do anything to be like Rosalie Holland, even if it means hurting a friend. Dreamy Merle Foster has no idea why her best friend has betrayed her and broken her heart.
In the most important year of their lives four girls, with four intertwined destinies, will discover secrets, lies and things they never knew about themselves.
Summary: It's 1935, and when Ysabelle Rosier's brother is the victim of a grisly murder, she vows to get her revenge. As her sixth year at Hogwarts dawns, she encounters not only muddled clues and the whims of her N.E.W.T. level teachers but also the unwanted affections of Hyperion Malfoy - not to mention the more intriguing ones of Muggle-born Will Roberts. Unwittingly sucked into the world of pureblood, Mudblood and murder, Ysabelle finds herself sinking helplessly out of her depth…
Summary: After the First War, wizards and witches everywhere were celebrating. But there were still losses, and deaths to be mourned; and in the end, there were more similarities between the good and the bad guys than one might like to think.
Molly Weasley had two brothers, who fought Voldemort and paid with their lives. She always thought that all what happened was horrible, but she never thought it would happen to her own family. And now, people everywhere are celebrating, and hardly anyone thinks of all the heroes that died anymore.
Avery was a Death Eater. He watched many people suffer and die, and never cared - until his friends die for Voldemort’s cause. And now, people everywhere are celebrating, and no one thinks of all the brave and good men the other side had lost.
This is padfootsgirl1981 of Hufflepuff and Karaley Dargen of Gryffindor submitting for the Interhouse Co-Op Challenge in the Great Hall.
Narcissa Black was fine.
She was doing well in school, her sister was getting married, and she had a boyfriend.
Oh, yes, she had a boyfriend. Dark, tall, enchanting Rabastan Lestrange. He was every Slytherin girl’s fantasy. Narcissa had been dreaming about him for years. And now he was all hers.
But Lucius Malfoy was worried about her.
Summary: Sirius Black never pictured himself working in as a dragon tamer, but when he goes to Romania, there are many things to be learned. Does he have what it takes? Or will he crash and burn?
Seventeen year old Gellert Grindelwald, a researcher at a dragon preservation, learns a few things about the greater good with the help of a few dragons and his friend Albus Dumbledore.
This is Tim the Enchanter of Ravenclaw writing for the Third Task of the Triwizard Tournament.
Summary: Choices. It's a part of growing up. They aren't always easy to make and the consequences can bring you down paths you never would have imagined. Can the bonds of friendship survive? Can love continue to grow when each day seems darker with rumors of war on the horizon? SB/OC SS/OC JP/LE
Summary: Nymphadora Tonks decides to work on a Dragon preserve the summer before starting Auror training. She gets to spend time with school friend Charlie Weasley and experience many dragons along the way.
This is Cheshlin of Slytherin House writing for the Third Task of the Triwizard Tournament
Summary: Twelve years after three of his friends have died, and another has been incarcerated, Remus Lupin is drifting. Unable to pursue a long-term career due to his lycanthropy, he has finally found work in a dragon reserve in Romania. He is accepted here and begins to find a kind of peace. But one day something happens that threatens this calm existence, and the other workers are calling Remus Lupin -- diavol.
I am Equinox Chick of Hufflepuff writing for the Third Task of the Triwizard Tournament.
Summary: Whilst in Rome, Harry encounters someone that helps him work through his frustrations.
Summary: Set in one of the final scenes of Deathly Hallows, Dead End is a poem from Harry's point of view, inspired greatly by the lyrics of In Flame's song, Dead End.
Summary: Minerva McGonagall is cleaning out Dumbledores office when she stumbles upon a box full of secrets. And what she discovers in the box will change the future of the Wizarding world forever…
Just on another note, most of the warnings above are for a purely just in case situation, and most of the above possible scenarios are not graphic in nature.
Summary: Typical James, always trying to save the day; atypical Lily, letting her feelings get the best of her. My take on how in the world they ended up together.