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
Summary: Draco's redemption after sixth year takes a lifetime to come full circle.
Summary: A view into Hermione's diary shows the human that resides behind the bookworm. PG-13 for language. Note: This fic was completed before the release of HBP, so it will only follow through OOTP canon.
Summary: A long time ago Bellatrix taught her little sisters an important lesson about fear.
Summary: Harry may not be going back to Hogwarts for his seventh and final year of schooling, but he's still learning - it's inevitable when one goes out into the world to track down and destroy the remaining four pieces of the Dark Lord's soul. Harry has to endure a year filled with trial and error, happiness and despair, failure and triumph. But that can wait until after the party, right?
Summary: Written for the Slytherin In-House Banner Challenge.
Narcissa Malfoy looks upon her son as he sleeps; will he have the life he deserves? Or will he be brought down by the darkness of the world, his fate pre-determind and as gray as the shadows he creates? Narcissa can only hope not.
Summary: A short poem about Aunt Petunia. Not particularly spoilerish but you can't be too careful.
Summary: Severus Snape's house receives some unusual visitors. Here be Deathly Hallows Spoilers - huge great enormous ones. You have been warned! :-)
Summary: It's the summer before Harry Potter goes off to Hogwarts for his sixth year. Friendship is blooming in the air...and maybe something more? Well flowers are blooming for sure because he just can't stop smelling them! Now if only he could find one around the Burrow...
Summary: “What people don’t realize is that Sirius Black is a false name...the man people believe to be Sirius Black is actually Stubby Boardman...
Kingsley Shacklebolt is sent to question Stubby Boardman, a former pop singer who has lost his luster. A simple task? So it would seem...
Summary: The year is 1758. Another five years have passed since the last Triwizard Tournament, and the excitement in Hogwarts is almost tangible. Like the rest of his schoolmates, sixth-year Hufflepuff Richard Cudney, a quiet boy with no enemies, has thought long and hard about what he'd do with his prize money, but when finally presented with the opportunity to participate in the prestigious event, he has second thoughts about the risks, his knowledge, and his abilities.
As he travels to Durmstrang for the tournament, he meets several friends, and enemies, all of whom watch his every move intently. Amidst the animosity cleverly hidden behind each face, even the faces he knew so well, could Richard find someone to embrace?
Title subject to change as I toy with the various themes in this story.
This is Marauder by Midnight from Gryffindor.