Summary: A lot of people had found themselves bereft after the war, but Pansy Parkinson had never expected that she would be one of them. But a bizarre encounter and an impromptu dinner date served to change not only her fortunes, but her hopes of earning a little bit of redemption, as well.
This story has also been nominated for a 2012 Quicksilver Quill: Best Non-Canon Romance Story.
Summary: Allow the infamous Mrs Zabini to give you a peek into her mind.Adapted from my drabble, Her First Kill, written for Brawl Round 4. DISCLAIMER: I am not J.K.Rowling.
Summary: Various characters throughout generations learn of the importance of names.
Summary: A five-stanza companion piece to Hermione Hates, again from GoF to the DH battle, but from Ron's POV. Somewhat blunt, as to his nature.
DH spoilers warning is very mild, but just to be safe.
There is also very mild cursing, but not enough for a warning.
As the world around them darkens, Lily, James and the Marauders struggle to find reasons to live - friendships, love, and the future.
Now a series of one-shots!
Summary: Luna is tempted by a package on Christmas Eve.
As a part of his punishment for his part in the war, Draco was sentenced to a year living as a Muggle in the Muggle world. Harry ropes Hermione into serving as Draco's liaison with the Ministry and guide to the Muggle world. Can she open his eyes to the joys of Muggle living or will she Avada him first? Set post-DH, ignores epilogue.
Summary: She was suffering from the change in a relationship, he from a broken heart. In a moment of weakness, with the pangs of lonliness, the two find their relationship take a turn from friendship into something with the potential for more.
Summary: An unorthodox cure... a famous scar... a different time... different friends... and a drastically different life, unbitten, with amazing new adventures. The first volume in the epic story of Remus Lupin. AU.
Summary: On 1 September 1998, Harry calls members of the wizard community together at Hogwarts. He speaks about the sacrifice they have all experienced in the fight against Voldemort, and the determination they must have to build a better future.
This was written for the PA? challenge for April 2011.
Summary: For as long as anyone can remember, Wizards have hid themselves. But enough is enough, it is time to reveal the truth. After all, Wizards are safer now. They don't have a single Wizard trying to wipe out all Mudbloods and Muggles anymore, right? Wrong. Aaron Magnus, Head of the Hit Wizard Department, knows that there is another dark wizard on the loose and he is willing to do anything to catch him. It is time for a revelation.
Summary: Ron decides to leave the Ministry, and the reasons catch Hermione by surprise.
Summary: A lonely figure walks down the street, long auburn hair trailing behind her in the blustery wind. She pulls a red wool coat snug around her, gloved hands tucked into pockets as she wanders the sidewalk, glancing up at the shop fronts. She is young, but her face is lined with sadness, as if searching for something she has lost. Her green eyes long for answers.
Across the way a young man stops and stares at the woman in the red coat, hardly daring to believe it might be her. And yet as she turns and walks back up the street, he knows it is, and his heart stops beating for a moment. He blinks, just to see if she will disappear from his life once more, like she did over a year ago.
Summary: Regulus Black constantly lived in the shadow of his older brother, but the youngest Black has a story too. With his life cut brutally short, he deserves to have his story told.
Summary: There are some memories of Hermione Granger's which she couldn't regret more. Modifying her parents' memories is one of them.
This was written for the Poetry Anyone Magic In Music Challenge. Thanks to Julia (the opaleye) for setting such a nice challenge; I had a lot of fun writing this!
Summary: He showed his courage many times throughout his years at Hogwarts, but, when his 7th year comes to a close and Voldemort's power is rising rapidly, Harry Potter's determination collapses. Convinced that the world expects too much from him, he disappears into the muggle world.
Now, five years later, only Ginny, who is now an Auror fighting with the Order, still believes in Harry despite having heard not a word from him since the day he left. And as the war reaches a new level of disaster, she is determined to find him.
Summary: Ron and Hermione make New Year's Resolutions.This was originally written for a drabble challenge of the same name, where resolutions must be made and... well, I'll let you see for yourself. A fluffy little one-shot.
Thanks to Natalie for her mad, QSQ-winning beta skills
Summary: Seamus Finnigan jumps at the chance to rescue some younger students from detention. Padma Patil is his trusty partner in crime. Will they be able to save the kids without getting caught?
I am Cinderella Angelina of Hufflepuff and this is my final for the Missing Moments class on the MNFF Beta Boards.
Summary: In the midst of the falling snow and and bleak starry night, Hermione ponders Dumbledore's mission, Ron, and her heart. There's something lurking in the back of her mind, and it's high time she faced it.
Summary: Christmas for the Marauders has always been a riotous affair. They stay at Hogwarts to wreak havoc on the staff and the Slytherins alike. But in 1977 things are different. James is now Head Boy and has become alarmingly responsible, leaving Sirius and Remus with the choice of going home with Peter or behaving.
The third choice - finding somewhere else to celebrate - does not occur to them until Remus discovers that the landlady of the Three Broomsticks is facing a very lonely Christmas.
A big thank you to Elene (coolcatelly) for beta'ing this fic despite an evil computer virus.
Thanks also to the AIM crew for not letting me hit delete.
Disclaimer: I am not JK Rowling. Her lawyers agree, so please don't confuse us.
This is Equinox Chick of Hufflepuff and this is my entry for the Great Hall Christmas Challenge - prompt 1 ~Christmas Past~