Summary: As N.E.W.T.s quickly approach, Lily Evans struggles with her once-perfect boggart spell, while James Potter cannot seem to master the Patronus Charm. A strange journey through a long-lost room within the castle guides the two Heads through their troubles, leading them to an unexpected end where they find much more than the ability to master their magic.
This is Gmariam of Ravenclaw writing for the Great Hall Cotillion Challenge.
Summary: A story about Ginny's school days, and the relationship between a mother and her daughter.
Summary: Tiresias Trelawney makes his living conning Muggles into believing he can commune with the dead. With his side-kick, Mundungus Fletcher, they fleece the gullible with magic tricks and a few sad laments.
But one stormy Halloween night, everything changes.
A spooky Halloween story for all the lovely readers on MNFF.
Disclaimer: I am not JK Rowling. Boy, did she know how to weave a spooky tale!
Summary: During the full moon, a boy and tree meet for the first time, brought together by fate.
Written for the Birthday Challenge in the PA.
Summary: Some things are worse than losing someone, like never having them at all. A short Shell Cottage missing moment.
Warning is for implication, just to be safe.
“Lord Voldemort has never had a friend, nor do I believe that he has ever wanted one.”
-Dumbledore, HBP, ch 13
Dumbledore was rarely wrong, only once did Lord Voldemort desire a friend. It started out as only a game, but became so much more…
This is the story of how the teenaged Tom Riddle met a unique individual and slipped from cold indifference, to affection, to friendship, to romance. Discover how even Voldemort’s cold and callow heart was once broken beyond repair. This is for anyone curious about how an imperfect love warped and twisted a corrupt young man into the Dark Lord.
Summary: He's leaving.
She wants him to stay.
And so begins a murder investigation that leaves the Muggle police baffled and the Aurors with a mess to clean up. And what happens when the murderer strikes again?
Summary: After the Battle of Hogwarts, the Wizarding world starts to piece itself together, but Molly Weasley knows that’s easier said than done.
Summary: Since the war Lucius has been forced to deal with many changes, including some of his son’s more unorthodox choices, but when he comes home to find his family has adopted a new pet he fears his patience just might run out.
Summary: Hannah Abbott and her mother have never gotten along. But that is about to change.
This is Peppermint Toads of Gryffindor writing for Madame Pomfrey's Character Triathalon.
Summary: Lily is awoken yet again in the middle of the night by Harry, and this time, she's close to snapping.
Written for the amazing Gina/Gmariam, a wonderful friend and fabulous James/Lily writer ♥
(Title taken from My Love Is Always Here -- a bonus track on the Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Soundtrack, by Alexandre Desplat.)
Summary: The Wizarding war has horrendous effects on the people who fought...
Summary: Written for the 2012 Character Challenge, a missing moment in which Draco Malfoy receives the Dark Mark before returning to school for his sixth year. Several years later, he violently regrets his choice.
Summary: It starts as a ridiculous, mostly fallacious student rumor: Filch flirting with Madam Pince in the Restricted Section. To the sex-crazed fifth years, no doubt, even the most civil conversation looks like a front for a torrid affair… not that anyone would want to imagine the dried-up librarian and the jowly grouch of a caretaker, well, doing it. Ew.
But when the rumor reaches the teachers’ lounge, closet romantics Minerva McGonagall and Charity Burbage can’t help formulating a plan. It’s about time those two got some, and they intend to make it happen. With a little help from the writings of one William Shakespeare (a very intelligent Muggle indeed) and some bribing of the castle paintings, they set out to make two people – a man in love with his cat and a woman in love with her books – fall in love with each other…
…just in time for the Yule Ball.
Summary: Hermione Granger and Draco Malfoy attend the Wizarding University of Paris the year after they graduate from Hogwarts. This is a sequel to the Dragon Does the Tickling, where Hermione Granger and Draco Malfoy complete their seventh year at Hogwarts after the war.
July 2010 and a young married couple are out for a relaxing and romantic day. An afternoon at the theatre, followed by a meal to bring back memories. It should be a fairytale day. Unfortunately, it is.
This is a sequel to Moon and is another story featuring Mark Moon (Best Original Character - Quicksilver Quills 2010). A lady named Lavender appears too.
A haunted house that isn’t haunted, a Muggle fortune teller who can’t actually tell fortunes and the legend of the Cursed Green Pearl! What happens when “the nation’s favourite television ghost-hunters” stumble onto something really magical? What (apart from a mysterious chest, a broken red stiletto and a corpse) lies within the topmost room of the Haunted Tower?
It’s time for the Auror Office’s Muggle Interface Team - Brown, Bones and Beadle - to investigate.
This is Northumbrian of Ravenclaw house writing for the 2011 Mysterious May Challenge in the Great Hall - Extra Credit Prompt
This is one of four mystery stories I wrote for the Challenge. Until now I’ve resisted editing this story as to do so will (I believe) mean that it can’t be judged as part of the challenge (editing after the closing date is cheating). I can’t wait any longer.
Summary: Dumbledore's dead, and Tonks has just said she loves him, but Remus is still too afraid to go after what he wants. Here's hoping Molly Weasley can get him to take matters into his own hands.
Summary: What does Marvolo Gaunt find when he returns home?
Summary: Perhaps love isn’t complicated at all. Perhaps it is a simple as brushing your teeth. For James Potter, however, it has never been this simple for him. In his seventh year at Hogwarts, James realizes that something needs to change so he can win Lily’s heart. While James is talking to his best mate, Sirius, he realizes love is more than a game.