Summary: It was their first Yule together, and they were going to spend it apart.
Summary: Sirius Black has escaped the inescapable: Azkaban. But his journey has only just begun. With Aurors on his tail and an astronomical award on his head the last remaining member of the Most Ancient and Noble House of Black just became the Wizarding worlds most wanted. Now, before anything else, he has to find the traitor, protect his godson, and get his revenge all while on the run from the ministry of magic. Follow our favorite escapee and marauder in "Sirius Black: Escape from Azkaban" and find out what they didn't tell you in the third book: The good, the bad, and the ugly...
Summary: This is how Harry lives with himself, after.
Samuel Radley is a wizard born without magic. Coming from a family with generations of witches and wizards, his brother Adrian has never really understood why Samuel has been left without, especially when there are others, with no magical blood at all, who somehow find themselves able to do magic. As he enters his fourth year at Hogwarts, it seems that the Ministry are finally starting to do something about this imbalance and Adrian couldn't be happier. All around him however, there is resistance to the new laws, and suddenly Adrian finds himself an outsider in his class and abandoned by his friends, when all he's ever done is love his family.
This is coolh5000 of Slytherin writing in the Great Hall chaptered challenge, for the Phoenix Rising prompt. I am pleased to say this story won in its section!
I am also really thrilled to say that Adrian Radley won the Chaptered QSQ for Best Original Character 2013! The story was also nominated in the Best General category.
Summary: Sybill Trelawney learns to live with her Inner Eye, cooking sherry, and Minerva McGonagall, in that order. (Friendship fic.)
Summary: James, Sirius, Remus, and Peter. Four boys who formed one of the greatest friendships the world has ever seen. Join them on the beautiful and tragic paths set before them and discover important moments in their lives, told through shades of color.
Summary: Merope's life has been anything but joyful. And trying to run away didn't really help...
Written for the We are Poets challenge.
Summary: That smile has haunted Nymphadora Tonks since the battle against her aunt in the Department of Mysteries. But there is another, much warmer smile that has also caught her attention.
Summary: The Wizarding World is in trouble; the werewolves are rebelling, the giants are becoming restless, and the newly elected minister is weak and easily manipulated.
Despite these problems, however, life goes on and Albus Potter is beginning his fifth year at Hogwarts.
Summary: The world can stand still.
Nominated in both the 2013 and 2014 QSQs.
Summary: Growing up as a member of the Malfoy family, Valeria has always struggled to conform in an intimidating environment and to the strictest of demands. Until one fateful day when she finds herself completely cut off. Lost, adrift and facing destitution, she finds help from the unlikeliest of benefactors. The opportunity arises to build a new future for herself, and her life will take an unexpected turn...
Summary: The last of six brothers, he is expected to do great things like they did. He wishes, though, to be the brightest of them all.
Surely the stars should have been shining brighter or the moon look bigger or something. Instead everything looked exactly the same as it had the night before and the night before that.
Arthur faces his worst fear on a perfectly ordinary evening.
Summary: Voldemort laments his final battle from beyond the grave …
Summary: Severus Snape's guilty conscience is magnified with scrutiny, and every star stares at him and what he has done.
Summary: Shell Cottage is made of the days spent there, but what are the days made of?
Nominated for a 2013 QSQ.
Summary: It's been eight years since the Battle of Hogwarts. Neville Longbottom has gone on to become a successful herbologist, but he is still struggling. However, there could be hope waiting for him at a party at the Potters'...
Summary: The first time she sees him, he is leaning against the brick wall outside Tesco, paper in one hand, cigarette in the other.
A familiar stranger walks into Petunia Dursley's life.
If what you are is a daydream
I'll never get to hold, at least you'll know
You're beautiful, every little piece, love
Don't you know, you're really gonna be someone
Stay beautiful. *
Hermione is very ill, and not ready to die. If it's the last thing she does, she is going to give her new granddaughter good luck for the future.
*Song lyrics are the inspiration to this story, Stay Beautiful by the lovely Taylor Swift, which is also where the title came from.
And though this is a d/a fic, don't expect it to be very dark. I only chose this category because I felt that was the only place it really belonged.