Summary: Katie Bell discovers the perils of not knowing what (or whom) she wants and taking a close friend for granted.
Summary: This is a poem about the night at the Lightning-Struck Tower Chapter in HBP. It plays on the emotions of those present, centering on Draco.
Summary: They had to leave each other because of who they were. This is their goodbye.
"It feels as if the whole world is falling apart," said Neville, "and I'm falling right along with it."
In the fifth instalment of the Neville Longbottom saga, Voldemort is back, but nobody wants to know. Facing pressure from all sides, and feeling alone and abandoned, the Boy-Who-Lived confronts the depths of despair and the darkest corners of his soul.
With a direct link to evil plaguing his mind and the cruel Dolores Umbridge determined to break him, can Neville find the hope and strength to carry on? And will he be prepared to embrace his destiny? The darkness falls in Year Five...
A note on the warnings: there's nothing there you won't find in the canon novel.
Summary: "It hurts, doesn't it?"
"Pretending you've fallen out of love."
At the lead up to Ron’s wedding, questions start to be asked - by Ron, by Hermione - and by Ron’s bride-to-be. Over the years, the paths that were once so closely intertwined have separated, leading off in different directions. Meeting at the crossroads, looking back at the journey that has led them there, will Ron and Hermione choose to take a turn that may take them off-course forever, or simply continue straight ahead? Exect humour, mix ups, twists and turns amongst Ron and Hermione's ever tempestuous relationship - now complete!
He was a boy, she was a girl, can I make it anymore obvious? They were in love, haven't you heard, how they rocked each other's world?
But how did they get there? If your read this story, you shall find out. Join the Marauders, for their last year at Hogwarts, packed with adventure. From close calls with Death Eaters, to drunk house-elves, this tale will keep you hanging to the very end... I hope.
Begins around November in their last year, and will continue until after Hogwarts.
Sunshine spilled down onto the small grassy spot through a window in the tall trees. She stood a couple of yards back, staring at eleven letters cut into rock. It was beautiful, and yet, to Hermione’s eyes, nowhere near a worthy enough tribute for a life so full of rambunctious joy.
Summary: A lie. Or several.
When left to their own devices, teenagers manufacture all sorts of ways of getting in trouble. In this case, the trouble is of a completely different breed—mischief under the influence.
Unbeknownst to the flock of Weasley/Potter adolescents, though, the cider from the press at the Burrow is not quite as fresh as they think. While most of them realize that the beverage was suspect, a certain cousin does not, leading to antics, shenanigans, and embarrassments, all on a whole new level.
Summary: Bill Weasley was the coolest, the most accomplished, and in many ways, the wisest among the Weasley siblings. But he also got something which no other Weasley did – a cursed letter sent by a mysterious pen-pal that made his ears shrivel up. This is the story behind that unfortunate incident.
This is hestiajones of Hufflepuff writing for the final task of the Winter Character Exploration Class over at the beta-boards.
Thanks to two BRILLIANT GIRLS who made this one-shot possible – Jess (ToBeOrNotToBeAGryffindor), who took care of all the technical errors and saved me from besmirching the Portuguese language, and Carole (Equinox Chick) who rescued me with her feedback on the writing and also with Briticisms.
DISCLAIMER So not J.K.Rowling.
Summary: Time is fast approaching for the wedding of Ted Tonks and Andromeda Black, and nearly everything is set. However, Andromeda still feels an obligation to make amends with her family and invite them to the wedding. After an argument with Ted and the publicized discovery of a black unicorn, Andromeda goes in search of this creature, a creature that has the ability to save relationships. But is the Black family ready to give in and Ted ready to forgive or will the search for neutrality be found futile?
I am mzap of Hufflepuff submitting for the Gauntlet Round 8.
Summary: While the Battle of Hogwarts rages, Pansy thinks about what she is going to do after the mess is over and how she feels about Draco.
This was written for Prof Haylee's and Prof Nikki's Character Exploration class in the Beta Boards
Thanks a million to my betas, Hannah (coolh5000) and Annalise (Annalise28).
Summary: As she gets ready for the Yule Ball at Hogwarts, Fleur Delacour studies herself in the mirror.
She looks perfect.
She always does.
But there's a vague dissatisfaction beginning to grow inside Fleur, a nagging feeling that being perfect will not make her happy.
**indicates a line taken directly from Harry Potter and The Goblet of Fire, chapter 23, The Yule Ball.
Thank you Emma (Amortentia x) for beta'ing this story. Thanks also to other members of MNFF- especially Natalie, who listened on AIM when I was pulling out my hair.
Disclaimer: I am not JK Rowling. I doubt that surprises you.
Summary: [WIP] Post-HBP. Eleven years after the end of the war, Hermione finds herself in a delicate situation when her only son leaves for Hogwarts and threatens her most guarded secret: that he’s not only a Granger, but also a Snape! SS/HG.
Summary: Everything is going great for sixth year Ginny Weasley. She has new friends, a long awaited boyfriend, and classes are tolerable. Everything wonderful comes crashing down when she witnesses something that was never suppose to be seen. Now the wrong person is being blamed. Will Ginny confess what she knows and endanger her friends or will she let the wrong person go to blame?
Professors rating is strictly because of chapter 10.
Chapter fourteen is validated and waiting for you to read!
Summary: Rose, Scorpius and Al have finally started Hogwarts! They think they know what to expect but will a surprising Gryffindor change that? And will James let old family problems get in the way or let them go? And which is better anyway? And when a threatening letter is received, things get a little complicated. Join Rose, Al, Scorpius and James on their journey through one crazy year at Hogwarts! And, believe it or not, it's only their first year! At least one thing is for sure, next year has to be better!
Summary: When Nymphadora Tonks accompanied Arthur Weasley to a London pet shop as an Auror escort for an official Ministry investigation, she imagined them being in and out with very little fuss.
She was very wrong.
Yet another Monty Python-inspired Christmas gift for Tim the Enchanter.
Summary: Two days after that fateful Halloween night, Petunia Dursley opens the door to put out the milk bottles . . . And her world is changed forever.
Summary: As he flees the scene of yet another of his parents' fights, young Severus Snape reflects briefly on his instincts of self-preservation. He isn't ashamed. He's always known he'd be a Slytherin, and Slytherins put themselves first. It's simply practical, common sense. He doesn't know everything will change in just a few hours.
Summary: Never and ever are two simple words sometimes overlooked, but putting them together means something permanent. Never ever is a phrase that shouldn’t be said unless you mean it. The question is: does George mean it enough to never ever stop from following it through?
Thank you, AlexPotter, for being my beta.