Summary: Draco Malfoy -avid Death Eater, proud and eager to be of use to the Dark Lord. Or desperate boy willing to do anything to save his family from dishonour and his father from death? Perhaps both.
What if there'd been another way? What if the road he's taking could diverge and lead him on a different journey? His path is set, he thinks... but then he collides with an insignificant girl and his world changes.
This story is for Julia (the opaleye) whose poetical skill with words leaves me breathless. It is also her 21st birthday. Apologies that I didn't use your fabulous alternate title 'An Act of Selecting or Making A Decision When Faced With Two or More Possibilities?'
Disclaimer: Much as I'd love to be JK Rowling, I'm not :(
Thank you Kara for beta'ing this and minna for mentioning the Robert Frost poem 'The Road Not Taken,' from which I've taken some lines.
** indicates lines taken from Harry Potter and The Goblet of Fire.
Summary: Recently, Muggles have noticed that small things are going missing. But these small things are getting bigger.
Something valuable has gone missing at Hogwarts. The teachers are somehow involved and no one seems to know the full story. Can Nina and Cleo figure out the answer before it's too late?
This is Russia Snow of Gryffindor writing for the 2011 Mysterious May Challenge in the Great Hall, Prompt #1.
Summary: One man struggles with the holidays after the death of a loved one.
Summary: Every year, the best amateur Quidditch team in Suffolk faces off against the best team in Norfolk in the East Anglia Summer Tournament. Isobel Jones, one of exactly seven young witches and wizards in the tiny town of Eleigh St. Mary in Suffolk, decides that not only is she going to form a team for the tournament, her team is going to win it.
The problem? Well, let's see. One of her seven possible players is an utter klutz at Quidditch. Two others are often too busy with their school Quidditch teams to practice hard during the school year. And then there's just the little matter of getting to the finals, facing up against a team that's won two years running and isn't afraid to play dirty, and getting her team through the game unscathed...
"We'll win," she says. "We're going to prove that we’re the best team in East Anglia.”
People scoff. But her team believes - and that's all that really matters.
Summary: Draco has one key to Helga Hufflepuff's Three Lock Box, and Harry has another. Harry and Pansy both have a brilliant idea, and it doesn't involve teaming up to find the third because that wouldn't be as amusing.
Summary: "You go through things to make you stronger, but sometimes you come out of them completely different from who you were when it all began."
Summary: The ending to the trilogy, including the final battle, but why is Pansy on the battlefield?The third in a series of If, So, and Then.
Summary: When their sister runs away with a Mudblood, desecrating their family's honour, how do they react?
This poem won Stage 2:Free Verse at the Triathlon at Poetry Anyone? Inspired by the following prompt:
Al Potter is a brave and world famous Auror, but sometimes, he still needs help from his dad. Especially when faced with his brother, and a dragon.
Nominated for: Best Next Generation (Chaptered) story - Quicksilver Quills 2012
Summary: Harry Potter is living a perfectly normal life, until a mysterious letter arrives for his cousin. Why is his mother so worried, and his aunt so excited? A journey into Uncle Sev's memories may provide the answers...
Summary: Lily Evans has got it good. It's her 6th year at Hogwarts, she's got a boyfriend, top-of-the-class grades, and more friends than she can count. At least that was all before she found that bloody book... Turns out Hogwarts is bursting with more secrets and mysteries than she could have ever imagined...
A James/Lily fanfic. With lots of twists. :)
Summary: Stuck in the Manor and bored nearly out of his mind, Draco Malfoy hatches a plan of questionable legality to acquire some company.
Summary: After the Battle of Hogwarts, Lizzie Gray just wants to move on with her life and forget everything that's happened. But when a mysterious message arrives with both a warning and some strong advice, Lizzie decides to travel back to Hogwarts to finish her final year and attempt to change the fate of the wizarding world... now if only she knew what it was.
Summary: Albus Potter's first year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Betaed by carolineweasley
Summary: Salazar has never hesitated to do whatever is necessary to achieve an end, but he starts to question his own wisdom when a plan to put Godric out of his lovesick misery goes awry. At least, he tells himself, neither Helga nor Godric will ever know the full story.
Nominated for Best General Story in the 2012 Quicksilver Quills Awards
Summary: Mark Evans, one of Dudley's many victims, is a wizard. A wizard who wants revenge for the months of suffering Dudley Dursley put him through one summer before he attended Hogwarts.
This is part of the Court Case that dealt with the apparent acts of Muggle-baiting that he committed, with statements from Mark Evans and Dudley Dursley; and from the witnesses, Petunia Dursley and Harry Potter.
Warning: includes general silliness, sickly language from Petunia Dursley, and one allusion to strong language.
This story was nominated for a Quicksilver Quill Award 2012: Best Humour
After the Battle of Hogwarts, Luna and Neville retreat to the Hog's Head to explore the feelings of attraction that have been growing over the year. Is what they feel for 'real' or just the thrll of being young and having survived.
What they find or don't find will shape their futures
Summary: A disgrace. That's what his mother called him. He'd denounced the pure blood life style, and lost his temper with his father for the final time. This was it. The last straw.
This is the story of the night Sirius Black left home for good and moved in with the Potter's. Enjoy!
Summary: Victoire Weasley is in her third year studying to be a Healer. She is beautiful. She is bright. But she's alone. Since splitting up with Teddy Lupin, only one person has come close to disturbing her dreams.
Unfortunately, he happens to be the professor standing in front of her. She knows he has a partner, but she also knows that he's distracted.
This story is a prequel to my Next Gen fic High. It is not necessary to read that to understand this, but reading Lavender, blue - A Gryffindor True might help, although you should get the gist.
Happy Birthday. Ariana (lucca4) You are an incredible writer. (She also left me a shedload of reviews when I deleted the whole of High.)
Thank you, Natalie. You are a stellar beta and a wonderful friend.
Disclaimer: I am not JKR, but I make fab spag bol.