Summary: What do you do when everyone who ever knew you has abandoned you, when your chances are blown apart by circumstances beyond your control, forces set by fate that you cannot influence? You die. This is the story of Tom Marvolo Riddle.
Excerpt from Prologue
It cried out of the womb, but minutes after it had adjusted to the warm air of the orphanage, it quieted. A half an hour passed while they cleaned mother and child, rinsing the dried blood and changing the white sheets of the bed. Midnight drew closer. When they were through, Abbey helped wrap the baby in a dark blue blanket. It looked healthy, though pale. But as it gained strength, the mother on the bed seemed to lose strength. With care Abbey handed the bundle to her, placing it in her weak arms.
“His name,” Merope gasped, “Tom Marvolo Riddle… Tom’s his papa’s name; Marvolo his grandpapa’s… he would’ve wanted…” and trailed off, her eyes fluttering.
Summary: Harry and his daughter Lily make a run to the store one Halloween night, and Lily witnesses a Muggle Halloween for the first time. Many questions arise, but in the end, Lily desides that she, too, is part of this magical night.
This is Harry_Rulz of Hufflepuff writing for the Halloween Challenge, Halloween Explained prompt.
I'm excited/proud to say that this fic won third place in the Halloween Explained Challenge!
After time, Goyle deals with Crabbe’s death.
Summary: For her whole life, Rose has been told stories about how foul the Malfoy family really was. But what happens when one line from Scorpius shatters her resolve?
This is padfoot_returns of Hufflepuff writing for the In-house Back to Hogwarts challenge.
Ignorance is your new best friend.
Will she say it, or won’t she? You’ve been waiting for half of your life to hear her say those three words. But no. She’ll just continue to hurt you, and you know it, deep down. Know it, but refuse to believe it.
Summary: When Draco Malfoy's bullying leaves Neville broken in their second year at Hogwarts, it's up to a well meaning, and often misunderstood Prefect to try to pick up the peices, proving no-one else can tell you who you truly are.
Summary: CoS era: Ron meets Aragog and his charming family when Harry drags him along for a visit - and he is afraid. Very afraid... A hopefully humorous songfic from Ron's PoV, inspired by the Gloria Gaynor song of the same name.
This is the story of the Hogwarts Marauders.
Summary: The course of true love never did run smooth. James' infatuation with Lily is driving him–and his friends–insane! Peter accuses the fiery redhead of being cold-hearted, Remus suggests growing-up and Sirius won't stop bickering with Tabitha while coming up with plans that turn out for worse! Add to that romantic tribulations of their own, lycanthropy and the imminent rise of the dark arts and you ought to find more than just a bit of mischief and mayhem.
Follow Moony, Wormtail, Padfoot and Prongs through their last two years at Hogwarts, were merlin-knows what they will get up to! Ragging hormones, danger, grief and love are one of the few things they'll face and, of course, let's not forget about pranks. After all, that's why the girls at Hogwarts sigh, the teachers swear and Dumbledore just chuckles.
CHAPTER THREE IN THE QUEUE, Excerpt:
“As I was saying,” Lily continued, “Professor Goone...well, he hasn’t moved for the last twenty minutes, not even with all this noise.”
Peter breathed in, heavily. “You don’t think he’s dead, do you?”
“Shouldn’t we...I don’t know, try to wake him up?” she suggested, ignoring Peter’s remark.
“Are you mad?” exclaimed Sirius. “Why would you do that? He’s having a jolly good time sleeping; we’re having a jolly good time talking. Everybody wins.”
Lily didn’t even spare a glance at Sirius; instead she kept her eyes focussed on Remus. “So, what do you think?” she asked him.
Remus shrugged. “I’m not sure–wouldn’t he feel embarrassed that we caught him sleeping in class if we wake him up?”
“Right,” said Sirius. “We’d hurt his feelings!”
Summary: The war has been over for four years and everyone is moving on -- except for one. Nobody has heard from Harry Potter since he left after his defeat of Lord Voldemort. But now, in the year 2002, new threats against his life, a wedding between old friends, as well as a secret connection between his past and present will draw Harry out of his self-imposed exile and towards an ending that he long ago gave up upon. It is a journey about love, life, heartbreak, and the long road taken to get back home.
Summary: Draco Malfoy is and always will be a fighter. It's when we're put on the battlefield with our own demons that fighting becomes a challenge.
Summary: Lily finally admits she was wrong. But now, it's too late.
I always told myself that I didn't want to be with him, that it was a terrible idea. Now that I'm changing my mind, he's not around.
Companion/Sequel to Confessions of a Boy in Love. Lily's POV
Summary: When did it happen? When did Voldemort suddenly get so powerful? To where Dementors swallow the light, and screams can always be heard in the distance as Muggles are murdered?
Before Harry and his friends, there was another story, another war. Four boys faced their greatest fears and found themselves. They fought for what they believed in, and learned lessons along the way.
Summary: After his conversation with Dumbledore at King's Cross, Harry wakes and reflects on life and what it means.
2009 Quicksilver Quill Award Winner for Best Poetry!
Summary: A potion has been created that has the ability to strip a wizard of their powers: a potion the Ministry of Magic couldn't wait to get their hands on. After the Battle of Hogwarts, lesser convicted Death Eaters are given a choice: go to Azkaban, or spend the rest of their lives as Muggles. While many people refused such a degrading option as a matter of pride, one Draco Malfoy chose the potion. Now, cast into the city of London, Draco both struggles with, and eventually enjoys his adaptation into the Muggle way of life.
But what happens when the effects of the potion turn out to be not-so permanent?
Summary: Hermione is frustrated and upset about Ron leaving her and Harry while on the search for the Horcruxes. Here's an insight to her feelings... in sonnet form.
Summary: Happiness damn near destroys you. Breaks your faith to pieces on the floor.
A Charlie Weasley/OC fic in response to the SPEW 007 prompt "asleep"
Summary: It was only a kiss, how did it end up like this? It was only a kiss… It was only a kiss…
Draco Malfoy has been released from Azkaban. He is free to start a fresh. The only problem is, he doesn’t want a new start, he still wants one thing from his old life. He wants that one thing more than anything in the entire world. But she does not want him back. And he cannot accept that.