Summary: AU. The war is over and life continues on. But things are unlikely to be quiet and uncomplicated in the life of Severus Snape, for incredible changes often come about when one is least expecting them.
It figures that he ignores the other side of roses. Thorns fit to draw blood are what remain after the flowers die off, far overshadowing the few months when they splay their gaudy plumage to the summer sun. They’re nice sometimes; for the most part, though, they are sharp and vindictive and unworthy of the attention they receive.
No, Rose thinks. Roses are ugly.
This story has been nominated for a 2013 Quicksilver Quill Award: Best Next Generation Story.
Summary: During her Sixth Year at Hogwarts, Luna Lovegood is captured by Death Eaters as she rides the Hogwarts Express home for Christmas. What on earth was going through her head during this harrowing experience?
Summary: Penelope Clearwater, a courageous survivor of some of the worst situations in life is brought down to her knees, stripped of all resolve and changed into a love-struck, needy woman. And there is only one person who is capable of doing this to her: Padma Patil.
This is Ginny Weasley Potter of Hufflepuff House and this is my submission to round two of the 2012 Character Clinic Triathlon.
This story is for Alex/ welshdevondragon, who is a wonderful, wonderful person. I consider myself fortunate to have her as a friend. :)
Helena Ravenclaw has seen many things as a ghost and as a girl.This poem placed third in the Negotioting with the Dead challenge over at Poetry Anyone, for which it was originally written.
A big thank you to Natalie/hestiajones for giving me feedback in PA and made this poem what it is now!
Summary: What was Petunia really feeling about the situation with her sister?
Here in the dark
In these lonely hours
I will lay down my heart
And I’ll feel the power
That you won’t
--I Can’t Make You Love Me by Bonnie Raitt
Albus realises just how much Rose means to him -- and how much he doesn’t mean to her.
This is babewithbrains of Ravenclaw writing for Round Two of Madam Alex’s Character Clinic Triathlon.
:) This story has been nominated for a 2012 Quicksilver Quill Award: Best Next Generation.
This story has also been nominated for a 2013 Quicksilver Quill Award: Best Next Generation. Thank you again! ♥
'Even in a castle this huge, with as many cousins as I have there’s always someone with a map to come and scoop me out of my tear-stained reverie in a dark corner.'
Molly Weasley Jr cannot leave Hogwarts, for she cannot leave her best friend behind.
This was originally written for the Illustration for Inspiration challenge over in the Great Hall, however it wasn't long enough and I didn't have time to rework it in order to post it in time to qualify.
The title is inspired by the Chicago song 'If You Leave Me Now'.
Nominated for a 2013 Quicksilver Quill in the Next Generation category.
Summary: Title borrowed from the song, If I Die Young, by the Band Perry
When the question is posed, Severus makes a promise he can't keep
Summary: Rose Weasley is a proud Gryffindor. She's a Prefect, top in all her classes, and the teachers and students love her. But then she starts talking with Scorpius Malfoy, the son of her parents rival. What will they say when they find out she's friends with him? Or worse, she might even have feelings for him?
In her seventh year, Katie Bell knew what it was like to fear death. A year later, she learnt what it was like to see it in front of her. Nothing she had ever experienced had prepared her to deal with the aftermath of that. And then he came.
Caught in a whirlwind of Quidditch, heartbreak, and a rivalry, Katie struggled with her jumbled mess of feelings, one of which she hadn't expected but was growing certain that she could never live without.
Oh my freaking Salazar! This story WON TWO 2011 Quicksilver Quill Awards: Best Post-Hogwarts Story and Best Non-Canon Romance Story. *flail*
This (late) update was brought to you by the (belated) birthday of the ever-lovely Hannah / h_vic. She is a star and an excellent friend!
Summary: James Potter was not the only child of two older parents, as everyone thought. He had a twin sister, who fell in love with his best friend. What if Harry had a cousin, two years younger than him? Follow the story of Iris Lily Potter as she takes on her first year at Hogwarts.
And I can not thank my lovely beta, BrokenPromise, enough.
Summary: Over the course of eight chapters, this story will capture fragments of Teddy Lupin’s early life, where Harry tells him about his parents and tries to help him understand who they were and why they died.
Final chapter is up!!!
Draco Malfoy didn't know what he was looking for with Michael Corner, but he found a lot of something in the dark.
But things look different in the light.
This story has been nominated for a 2012 Quicksilver Quill Award: Best Same-Sex Pairing.
Summary: When one love dies, another begins. But he never expected to fall like this.
Summary: An account of Rose and Scorpius' relationship, right from the awkward beginning to what might be the end.
Summary: This is a story about (mostly) the Marauders and their 5th-7th years at Hogwarts. Snape dwells on his withering friendship with Lily, James decides that he is in love, and Sirius gets involved with a new girl, and for the first time finds himself with more on his mind than mischief-making with his friends and Quidditch. And that's only the beginning.
Reviews are encouraged, but be generous as this is my first Fan-fic on Mugglenet.
Summary: Buried beneath the floors of the Ministry lies the Department of Mysteries, engaged in its 'unspeakable' activities.
One man discovers the truth of this descriptor, to his horror.
This poem was inspired by the song 'Severus and Lily' from the Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II soundtrack.
Nominated for Best Poem in the 2012 Quicksilver Quill Awards
Summary: Eileen Prince, now known as Irma Pince, has never loved anyone since her son was born 37 years ago. She harbours more regrets and heartache than any one person should ever have to bear.
Argus Filch has no family to speak of, is relatively friendless and alone. Stuck between two worlds.
Neither of them trust, and why should they? They have never known anything but pain and betrayal.
But could things that tear so many couples apart bring this odd one together?
This is Eleanor Lupin writing for the Great Hall Cotillion!
Summary: Their greatest gain was the existence of hope; their biggest loss was the pain of ignorance.This is hestiajones ... yeah. Her millionth entry for the GH Cotillion Challenge. Thanks, Kara, for the pairing! And I'm not J.K.Rowling.