Summary: We fear most that which we don’t understand. Dorcas Meadowes is a journalist, devoted to telling the truth about You-Know-Who.
We fear least that which we have defeated. Alastor Moody is an Auror, fighting to end the war.
Their hearts are full - full of courage and steely resolve to win the war, with no room, they think, for anything else.
But they don’t know that even the most unlikely people can find love.
Warning: You might recall that Dorcas Meadowes was in the original Order of the Phoenix, and that Voldemort killed her personally. If you’re looking for an overwhelmingly happy love story, I’m sorry to say that you won’t find it here.
Summary: I didn't know much about Professor Sinistra, the Astronomy Professor, until I wrote her last summer in my story Dark Enough To See The Stars. This poem shows a more personal side of her, even as she references her astronomical knowledge every day. This poem is part of my series (Winter At The Castle, Autumn At The Castle) describing castle life in all the seasons of the year, using various poetic styles. Did Professor Sinistra have a brother? Well, now she does.
Summary: Esto perpetua, sine timore tuam viam iturus es - Be thou forever, tread thy path without fear.
The summer after his fifth year, Sirius Black runs away from home, seeking refuge with the Potters. When war looms, dark clouds gather, and worlds collide, Sirius has to make the choice between what is right and what is easy.
Will it be the breaking of the boy or the making of the man?
Summary: Weddings don't just happen you know! They need planning.
Summary: Nell wasn’t sure where she was, but she cursed silently that she’d managed to Apparate into a nest of these vile human beings. But most human beings were vile. If they weren’t then she wouldn’t be in this mess in the first place.
Don’t talk, never linger, stay invisible. On the run and alone, these are Nell Hawke's rules. As the threat of Voldemort reaches across Britain, all she wants is to keep her head down and attached to her neck. But when an unwelcome face from her past stumbles into her path, can the two Muggle-borns from opposing houses rally together to survive?
Summary: Severus is plagued with some sensual thoughts of Lily...
Written for the Tamerlane Challenge for PA.
When Hermione is asked to update the National Dictionary of Wizarding Biography, she discovers some surprising things about her favourite professor. An angsty, nerdy time-travel romance. [Minerva/Severus; Hermione/Ron]
Warning/s: Abuse of theoretical physics; wibbly-wobbly timey-wimey stuff; background infidelity; mention of child death.
Summary: Andromeda Tonks is arranging a funeral, but will it run smoothly? It's all in the excecution...
This is Alex from the Beta Boards, submitting her final exam for the Dark/Angst class.
Summary: Treasures are found where others might not seek to look. Bill/Fleur.
Nominated for Best Poem in the 2013 Quicksilver Quill Awards
Summary: In November 1981, Remus Lupin returns to the headquarters of the Order of the Phoenix.
Summary: It was amazing, really, how everyone else's ought tos loomed so large in Neville's life.
Written for the 2013 Great Hall Cotillion by Acacia Carter of Hufflepuff.
Summary: They may be in love now, but they were friends first.
Follow-up to 'Nervous' with inclusion of Hermione's POV, some silly banter, and plenty of fluff.
Summary: Every man has secrets, and Severus Snape has two he will do anything to protect.
Summary: In his sixth year at Hogwarts, Draco Malfoy begins his training as a Death Eater. Whether he likes it or not. When Hermione Granger is kidnapped and held prisoner at Malfoy Manor, Draco's life becomes even more complicated. She challenges everything he's ever believed, and draws feelings from him he never knew he could have. Witness their relationship unfold as Draco prepares to make a life-changing decision: to accept his family's destiny for him or to risk both their lives by turning his back on it all.
Summary: “Hello,” I said, “what’s your name?”
Her mouth opened a tad and she looked at me, confused. Then she looked at the rubbish bag. “Sahib, kachra?”
Scorpius Malfoy travels to India for a Healing program and finds himself in the unlikeliest of situations when he starts to fall for a poor sweeper girl.
This is Ginny Weasley Potter of Hufflepuff house writing Scorpius Malfoy for the second part of the One-Shot Triathlon at the Character Clinic and I would like to dedicate this fic to my very first friend on MNFF: Pauie/ lucilla_pauie. You’re awesome, Pauie!
‘Kachra’ is a Hindi word which directly translates to ‘rubbish’.
Rating is due to the 'sexual situations' warning which is really just a kiss. But I'm not sure how many people will be comfortable with it so I've rated this high.
Summary: With a bit of help from their dad, Rose and Hugo Weasley prepare a short play for their mum's birthday.
This is Gmariam of Ravenclaw submitting for the Character Clinic Triatholon-Minor Characters.
Summary: It was what I imagined stars felt like. Burning bright, but floating high above anyone who wanted to pull them down.
The one summer where everything changed was when Voldemort returned. People were changing, too. It was the summer that changed Luna Lovegood for good.
This is iMusic17 of Slytherin writing for the Picture Prompt in Part I of Madam Pomfrey's One-Shot Triathalon.
On November 2nd, Petunia Dursley wakes up to a morning she hates to remember but will never forget.
This is BrokenPromise of Ravenclaw writing for the Great Hall Illustration for Inspiration Challenge 2012
Regrettably, I own neither the world nor the picture from which this fic is inspired. They belong to J K Rowling and Karaley Dargen respectively, and I hope that this is an adequate representation.Character Death for Lily and James only.
Many thanks to Megan/noblefate who betaed this for me so quickly and helpfully!
Summary: Fred and George make their way through life with purpose and passion, fearing nothing.
This prose poem was written for the Random Song Challenge in Poetry Anyone? It came second!!!!!
Thank you Julia for setting such inspiring challenges.
Disclaimer: I'm not JK Rowling.
To my delight and surprise, this poem won the 2012 QSQ for Best Poetry. Thank youuu.
Summary: Albus Dumbledore may have defeated Gellert Grindelwald and saved the wizarding world - but he is still tormented by his own past.
This is AidaLuthien writing for the Great Hall Cotillion Challenge.