Summary: Every year, Severus finds himself writing a class plan for a subject he believes he will never teach. However, it has become a ritual of sorts, and rituals must be observed.
This was an entry for the Summer Challenge in the Educational Decree category... and won second place!
All is not well.
George uses work and Firewhisky to cope with Fred's death until a drink with a friend leads to something that dulls pain better than alcohol. Emotionally torn by grief, he struggles to allow Alicia into his life...and then comes baby....
*Winner of the 2008 Quicksilver Quill Award for Best Dark/Angsty Story*
Summary: Remus Lupin and Nymphadora Tonks are both going through hard times. Money problems plague them both. When each are given a secret mission, they find their needs for money and secrecy work against their true desires. What will each decided?
Summary: When Rose Weasley becomes the first of her family to be sorted into Slytherin house, controversy unfolds. Her difficult relationship with her mother becomes even more strained, and her family life seems to dissapate with harsh words during holidays. After seven long years of learning to accept who she is, Rose's life takes another sharp turn as a romance begins to develop between her and a fellow blonde-haired Slytherin. The supressed animosity between her family and his create difficult challenges and conflicts for their budding relationship, giving Rose cause to rethink her choices and the last seven years of her life.
Summary: They were sisters, and nothing had ever changed that. Despite all they went through, nothing would ever make them want to change it.
Narcissa//Andromeda-No slash or incest. Just sweet sisterly love.
Summary: Sorrow drowns out my future
. . . and of my fate, I am sure.
The last fear of Severus Snape revealed. Written for my poetry class on the forums in Spring of 2008.
Summary: It's December of 1979 and Lily is overwhelmed. The war continues on and in the midst of it all, she is pregnant and afraid. She journeys to her mother's grave searching for comfort and answers from the one person who always knew best.
"I start to wonder if James and I should be together at all anymore. I mean, if we can’t go without a fight for even one day, why try to do it for the rest of our lives?"
A one-shot take on how Lily felt upon the news of her pregnancy.
Summary: She knew he wasn’t ready, knew he was too young. Yet there was nothing more she could do to keep him from making such a choice. But when he’s given a suicide mission, she does what any mother would do. She makes her decision, and she does it for her son.
Summary: They were few and fought for peace and freedom. Their chances haven’t been the best, they were outnumbered by Voldemort’s forces. And yet, like the phoenix rises again from his ashes, those few never gave up and kept fighting, even when the Death Eaters took them out one after the other, and death never seemed far away.
This is the story of the Order of the Phoenix.
Summary: George Weasley stands at a cross-roads, and at his brother's grave. Numbness surrounds him and he doesn't know how to move on, that is until someone surprises him with understanding of his situation.
Summary: She has unerringly distilled my problem to that of a simple choice: James or Lily?
This was written for the Dumbledore's Hat Fic Exchange in the SBBC. The prompt was the following quote: “If we are to be damned, let us be damned for what we really are.”
Rachel, this is for you.
Summary: When a sickness grips Hermione, she becomes lost. Nothing can save her but hope. So she just keeps reaching: reaching to get better. This is the story of the journey she takes.
Written for Ravenclaw House by Emily_the_poet
Summary: Seventeen-year-old Rose Weasley has always liked romance of the fairytale variety. She thinks she’s found her Prince Charming in Daniel Corner, the handsome Ravenclaw Seeker. But into her life enters Scorpius Malfoy, and it’s unclear whether he’ll be leaving it anytime soon. Suddenly it’s as if Rose is trapped in one of those devastatingly romantic soap operas her mother keeps telling her about… only that she’s not sure if it will have a happy ending… if she will have a happy ending.
Summary: Tom Riddle left Hogwarts in a blaze of glory, valedictorian, Head Boy, and the recipient of many prestigious job offers. However, he took none, opting to work at “Borgin and Burkes,” the rather dubious shop for Dark Wizards.
He then disappeared. Years passed before he reemerged as Lord Voldemort. What did he do in the mean time? Why did he obsess endlessly over a strange place called Götter-Burg? Who was Locust? And who is Albatross and what threat does he pose to the Dark Lord?
Summary: Remus tries to tell Tonks that she's not safe, but she is convinced that he won't transform. Will it be too late for her to run as the moon appears over the horizon.
Summary: “Grindelvald killed many people, my grandfather, for instance.”
- Viktor Krum, Deathly Hallows p. 148
Viktor's grandfather resists the torments of Nurmengard for as long as he can after he sacrifices himself to save his muggleborn wife and their son. Can he escape Grindelwald's prison, or will he find freedom of another kind?
Inspired by "The Song of the Partisans" by Hersh Glik.
Summary: Two girls, both flowers in their own right, drawn together by flowers. Their friendship was impossible, but it happened. This is how.
Warning: This fic can be interpreted as a frienship fic, but it sort of leans toward femmeslash, though obviously there’s nothing graphic at all (see rating). Still, if the concept itself offends, I wouldn’t read this. The slash warning is just in case.
Summary: The curtains call, beckoning a man to his death.
Summary: When a notice about flying lessons goes up in the Gryffindor common room, eleven-year-old Lily Evans is anything but excited. Can't these wizards understand only airplanes are meant to go so high in the air?
Summary: Voldemort is at the height of his power. His terrible reign is fought only by the Order of the Phoenix, and they are outnumbered ten to one. Petunia Evans, 19, is fresh out of Hogwarts and a not-so-useful member of said Order. But when Petunia's memory is modified and members are kidnapped by Death Eaters, it is up to Petunia, her childhood friend Severus and the four Marauders to change the direction of the war and save the person most important to Petunia. Along the way, they will have to face old grudges and old crushes that can be just as harmful as the Death Eaters.
Originally an unfinished entry for a gauntlet way back when, this fic evolved from there.
Note: This fic is AU, based on the question "What if Petunia had been the witch instead of Lily?".