Summary: Different people regard the nonhumans that share their homes in different ways. Though Sirius never felt any affection for Kreacher, his brother Regulus was willing to make sacrifices for his elf.
Written for the "Losing A Loved One" prompt in the Full Moon Challenge, though this is a tale of almost-loss. I am from Ravenclaw House. The title is from p. 197 of Deathly Hallows, 2007, Scholastic, US edition.
Summary: We all know James and Lily's relationship ended on a Halloween night with two bright green flashes, but how did it begin?
Were they introduced by friends? Did their eyes meet across a crowded room? Did it perhaps start with a small hello? Did they just lay eyes on each other and immediately hate one another?
Or maybe it began with a perfectly timed, destined chance encounter ... a coincidence, as some would say.
Join James and Lily in their Seventh year at Hogwarts as they recollect the times throughout their Hogwarts years that brought them together.
Teensiest bit of AU included, nothing major.
Summary: Hermione takes a drastic decision to leave the wizarding world behind in favour of her dream of becoming a dancer. Her departure has a drastic effect on Ron's life, and when they are unexpectedly thrown together years later, there's sure to be fireworks once more. Based on the UK TV show 'Strictly Come Dancing'.
Summary: Sara Parker doesn't fully comprehend her feelings towards Hermione Granger yet...but she understand enough to know that a confession is in order.
A/N: By sexual content, I don't mean anything serious, other than a kiss and a risque stray thought, maybe. But I thought it's better to rate higher and be safe.
If there's one thing Sirius Black learned throughout his Hogwarts journey, its the ever cliche "you make your own family."
Join everyone's favorite charming, dangerously attractive disowned heir, and his seven loyal friends, including the infamous Marauders, as they live out the seven best years of their lives in the corridors of Hogwarts. From drama to pranks gone awry, from life-changing choices to hilarious chaos, Sirius & Co. has some of everything, and equal parts James, Remus, & Peter [its not all about Sirius, he's just the main character to a point]! Starts at the beginning of the Gryffindor class of 79's Hogwarts careers, but centers around 5th-7th year.
Estimated to be 100,000+ words & 25 chapters at completion. Updated at least weekly. :]
Summary: Lily Potter gave the ultimate sacrifice to save her son. Even though she is gone from this world, she left something behind for Harry. It might just help him make it through these difficult times.
Summary: This is the way the world ends. Not with a bang but -
[A Peter Pettigrew character sketch, set during DH. Somewhat psychological.]
Summary: The final moments of Severus Snape as told from his point of view.
Summary: Ron and Hermione were all about love, right? But it is now two years after the end of the War and they are reuniting for the first time. Experience, first-hand, as they try to remember that time so long ago when love had trapped them in its spell. Ron wonders if it was Ginny and Harry that drove Hermione away from him. Only time will tell; and maybe a few memories... This is a Ron/Hermione fic, but there are many referances to Ginny/Harry.
Summary: Stupid parties. At least, that’s what Lily Evans thought. After being kicked out of her own dorm, and having to find a suitable place to sleep, she’s fed up. Now, to make her night worse, if she wants a place to stay the night, she has to share a bed with James Potter. Oh joy.
Summary: "He understood it must be frustrating for her to keep reassuring him. But it was working, slowly but surely, drip by tiny drip, she was convincing him that it really didn’t matter. Maybe one day he’d believe it wholeheartedly."
A late night chat over hot chocolate brings Remus and Tonks closer than ever before.
Summary: The war ended several years ago, but Draco is still struggling to come to terms with what has happened. His wife sends him out with their son in the hopes that he can move beyond his past. DH Spoilers.
Originally written for the Slytherin In-House Banner Challenge. This story took first place. :)
Summary: George's world has stopped. But he must beat back the darkness, or it will overcome him.
Summary: Harry and Ginny realize they have time.
Summary: "My thoughts settled for a while as I set my sight on the vast water. Its overwhelming nature made me feel small, a feeling I wasn’t fond of and usually tried to suppress. "
Ginny slips away to reflect.
Winner of the QuickSilver Quills Award, categ. Best Marauder Era.What did being a Marauder truly mean?... Let's just say that some tunes cannot be played by a lone musician; and those four's lives were certainly not soloists' scores. In class or in detention, in Quidditch matches or full-moon wanderings, fleeing before monsters or confronting dark wizards, they wrote, measure after measure, their own eight-handed piece.
Messrs Moony, Wormtail, Padfoot and Prongs, are proud to present a Symphony for Quartet.
Summary: Her cries echo in the dark drawing room; her screams vibrate from within. He had to help her, to save her, to get her out - but how could he, when he himself was just as confined, just as lost, just as helpless?
Written for the OWL Romance Class Week 5. Not a lot of romance, but it is pretty dark.
Summary: Ashes, ashes, they all fall down ...
On a cold morning in midwinter, Sybil Trelawney is born.
Written for the Slytherin in-house banner challenge by crazy_purple_hp_freak
Summary: “Nothing weighs on us so heavily as a secret.”
A late night stroll to clear the mind leads to an unlikely conversation between two friends, where walls that have spent years being built up are suddenly torn down.
Edit: Nominated for "Best Non-Canon Romance" in the 2008 QSQ Awards