Summary: James was vaguely aware that the sky outside his window produced a bright crimson. He could have thought of blood. He could have thought of the fate right before him. His last thought, at the end, was of Lily's smile.
Summary: Bellatrix rejoices after she murders Sirius. Yet the curious fact remains that Bellatrix murdered her hated cousin not with the green killing curse, but a strange red flash. Appearances, choices, and morality are never black-or-white, not even within the notoriously immoral soul of Bellatrix Lestrange.
Summary: A calming draught overtakes the senses... This is a little present for opti, who challenged me to write about the effects brought on by this potion.
Summary: You promised yourself you'd never hurt her, but there are times when you wonder if, by protecting her, you are just breaking her.
Summary: As Harry and Ginny eagerly await the birth of their first child and their new lives as parents, Harry discovers that before he can move forward, he must take a journey into his past and revisit what has never been put to rest. He learns the truth of the poetic line "The child is father to the man."
This story has been nominated for a 2013 Quicksilver Quill Award: Best Post-Hogwarts Story.
Summary: In three words I can sum up everything I know about life: It goes on. - Robert Frost
But what is life when you have nothing left to live for?
This is Padfoot11333 of Hufflepuff writing for the Inaugural Great Hall Cotillion.
Summary: They came virtually unnoticed, except for a few sneers from some Slytherin seventh years about their red hair, freckles, and tattered robes. Even though no one had marked the two as anything other than ordinary, little did the students know that these two identical boys would soon become the Ruling Miscreants of Hogwarts.
Summary: Ron leaves Harry and Hermione alone to decorate a Christmas tree. What could possibly go wrong?
Summary: Thanks, Mum.
A look into the mind of a woman with no identity, no memory, and only the barest ability to feel. Nominated for a 2013 QSQ.
Summary: 'Tis the season to be jolly - or so the saying goes.
For them it is a time for war; a time for battle strategy and constantly looking over your shoulder.
She thinks there is always time for Christmas - the childish part inside of her that still believes in miracles does, anyway. He thinks she's wrong - but then, he always does.
Summary: The battle is fought, the war is won--but no victory ever comes cheap. Join Alice, Andromeda, Ginny, Narcissa, Luna, Molly, and Hermione as they discover the cost of war.
EDIT: I'm back! And I am SO SORRY I was gone so long. There is absolutely no excuse for making you wait almost three years for an update. *hides from angry reviewers* The next chapter is in the queue!
The Battle of Hogwarts is over. While the rest of the magical world catches its breath, Hermione must retrieve one vital piece of information so she can find her parents and restore the memories she took from them.
As she waits for the information, she relives her eleventh birthday when a book, a bird, and a denistry patient changed her life.
Beta Reader - WrenWinterSong
Summary: Do you hear the people sing?
Lost in the valley of the night,
It is the music of a people who are climbing to the light.
For the wretched of the earth,
There is a flame that never dies.
Even the darkest night will end and the sun will rise.
The last few moments in the life of Nymphadora Tonks Lupin, daughter of Ted and Andromeda Tonks, wife of Remus John Lupin, mother of Teddy Remus Lupin, Metamorphmagus, Auror, member of the Order of the Phoenix, and posthumous Order of Merlin, First Class.
Summary: It's James's first Christmas alone in seventy-nine years. What happens when he finds a memory box?
This is iMusic17 from Slytherin writing for prompt II in Jess's Great Hall Christmas Challenge of 2012.
Summary: Sometimes, you just need a good wake up call to tell you that something is unhealthy. This is the story of how Louis manages to convince Lily that what she is doing isn't good for her.
Summary: Several years after the final battle, Dudley Dursley is struggling to come to terms with his past and the things he has done wrong. His life is turned upside down when he meets a charming young witch and is drawn into a path that leads him back into his cousin's world.
Summary: Katie Bell's holidays are anything but happy.
Summary: When you are carried away with your worries, fears, cravings, anger, and desire, you run away from yourself and you lose yourself. The practice is always to go back to oneself. - Thich Nhat Hanh
He has been running for as long as he can remember - then again, that isn't saying much.
Her job is to get him to stop - which is easier said than done. But it is him and her - it was never going to be easy.
Summary: AU. There are many joys in fatherhood. There are equally as many horrors. On a trip to the seaside, Zoe Snape makes certain that Severus experiences both. A continuation of my Severus and Zoe series, taking place two years after The Power of Words.
Summary: On the night the Dark Lord seeks to kill the Potters, he ends up having to push past some anguish at hearing the baby's cry. But he leads himself to his own ruin...
Written for the October Triathlon: Part 2.