The whole world has gone crazy, tipped on its side, changes happening so quickly that Harry can’t keep track of them all. He isn’t at the centre of it anymore – he’s drifting peacefully somewhere on the very outer rim, and he likes it this way, and he never wants to go back.
He has a dream one night. Soft hands lift him out of his bed. He opens his eyes and their faces are like maps of a country he’s never been to but has always wanted to go. They say they’ll take him to a place where all he has to is breathe.
He says okay.
After Voldemort's defeat, Harry struggles to come to terms with love, death, and the end of innocence. One-shot. Rated for very, very mild sexual implications.
Summary: Hermione is being tortured into speaking in the Malfoy Manor during Deathly Hallows. Hermione's pep talk to herself not to give away her best friend's secrets.
Summary: Perfection isn't always what we see in the mirror.
Summary: Above all else, the form love takes depends on the circumstances. Albus/Scorpius, implied Harry/Draco, DH epilogue compliant. This is a follow-up to "After the Epilogue".
[Final warning: DH spoilers follow.] Three days after the final battle of Hogwarts, Harry must begin the painful task of attending the many funerals of the fallen. The first is perhaps the hardest, and Harry is focused on helping the Weasley family make it through the day—but maybe he still has a few things left to learn himself.
Author’s Note: I’ve read many a good story on the death of Fred Weasley, of whom I have always been very fond. Yet I think I needed to write my own version for that extra bit of closure. I hope you all enjoy, and maybe even experience a touch of catharsis yourselves. And as always, please leave a review! They're a huge help, and will all receive responses.
Summary: Christmas Eve finds the Weasley family along with Harry and Hermione getting Grimmauld Place ready for Christmas. Amongst the excitement there are five unknown visitors watching from the shadows. One of them wants to make himself known. Will it be a memorable holiday for one of the Weasleys or will it be disaterous?
Summary: Lily waits patiently for the man she needs to forgive before she can move on. But after he returns, she finds that he's not the one she really has to forgive after all.
Written by Pondering of Ravenclaw
Summary: This story follows a pre-adolescent pick-pocket from grave poverty and petty theft to magical education and a chance at life.
Takes place in struggling East Germany of the late eighties.
Summary: Time, it has always been a strange concept. But for Regulus Black, he has been contemplating writing a certain letter- not just any letter- a letter evoking pathos from the depths of his black heart. However, time is holding a grudge against him: he feels as though it’ll last an infinite trying to write this letter, but he knows his finality is coming for him on black horses.
He’s forced to either write the letter and send it to the addressee or forever hold his peace.
Summary: The untold story of the Marauders. This fic follows the Marauders from twelve year olds to sixteen year olds, and tells the tale of Remus's furry little problem, how Sirius, James and Peter became Animagi, Sirius's "practical joke" on Severus, how they got their nicknames, how they wrote the Marauder's Map - everything!
Summary: Weddings are joyous events, celebrating the joining of two individuals into a new, united life. But what if the individual are already joined? And what if these individuals who are already bonded in some undefinable way, what if they are not being wed to each other?
Yet another one-shot on the relationship between Lucius Malfoy and Andromeda Black.
Summary: Harry has been on the run from both friends and enemies for five years, alone and unable to do magic. Finally, someone from his past catches up with him and Harry is forced to tell his story. The truth is more shocking than anyone could have expected.
Summary: Lily Evans always had choices. But this is the hardest one she's ever had to make. Severus or James? Loyalty or love? Severus' happiness or her own? And can she ever forgive James?
Summary: After he thought all was lost, Percy was thrown a lifesaver - at a heavy cost.
Written for the Harry Potter Rare Exchange.
Summary: “Perhaps that was the story of his life, summed up in just a few, simple words: Freedom Gained and Lost. He would gain that much desired for feeling of freedom only to have it snatched from him. He would escape only to be trapped again. Someone had always trapped him, every time he had lost his freedom.”
Summary: A collection of short poems written by the characters of the Potterverse.
Summary: Every night Harry Potter lights a candle, reminding him of a woman he used to love.
Written for The Full-Moon Challenge. Prompt: Missing You by Pondering of Ravenclaw.
Summary: A short poem told from Ginny's POV during her third or fourth year. It is regarding her unreciprocated feelings for Harry. In my imagining this is what she's feeling around the time she "gives up" on him.
Summary: one-shot attempting to answer the question:
What happened in Remus and Tonks final moments?
Summary: Teddy Lupin's sudden anger at his father causes Harry to reflect on his own unresolved issues with his father James, and about his children and godson. DH Spoilers