Summary: The year is 2018. Despite budget problems, NASA and ESA have spent billions on the design and construction of a new spacecraft, entirely in secret. Why? It employs a form of propulsion that could make all others completely obsolete, a form of propulsion as secret as the project itself: Apparition. Hermione Weasley and Cho Chang have been chosen for the test flight, and the first artificially enhanced Apparition is about to be attempted.
Summary: In a world where Voldemort never rose to power, didn't begin a murderous rampage. Where James and Lily survive. They continue with starting their family only to hit a road-block with Harry when he becomes a teenager. Can Sirius help, or is he too busy with his hands full of his own issues to sort out his wayward godson?
Summary: What would happen if Tom Marvolo Riddle had been adopted by well-meaning squibs? He would learn the jitterbug! An unabashedly AU story about the life and times of T.M. Riddle, set to a backdrop of Big Band hits and Wartime Blitz. Nazi-hexing, swing-dancing, ancient artifact-hunting, basilisk-taming hijinks will ensue!
Have You Seen The Yellow Sign?
The Dark Marks are growing stronger. The Triwizard Tournament is back. Severus is getting worried as Destiny is getting prepared. Salazar is conflicted and Silver is acting indifferent. Drake is officially included into the trio’s pack.
A great evil is approaching but something else is leering around the corner. The trio will have to face two hardships this year; the Dark Lord’s return and … the Yule ball?
Summary: It's three years after the end of the war, and it seems like Draco Malfoy can finally return to a somewhat normal life. He is still tormented by memories, but the last person he would expect to help him just might be his savior.
Summary: It's Harry's final Christmas at the house on Privet Drive, and an unexpected guest arrives at dinnertime, but nothing can change the terrible dynamics inside these walls, and the miracle is still seven months away.
Summary: Albus has dreamed about attending Hogwarts his entire life. Now, he is able to get this rare opportunity to experience life as a student, for one day, at his future school. However, when confronted with a blond haired boy, Albus must decide if he will follow in his father's footsteps or create new adventures of his own.
Summary: "A rose by any other name would smell as sweet," wrote Shakespeare. This story arose from a 500-word drabble in a Beta Forum challenge, presenting a character who gained new and startling information about his ancestry and acted upon it. I expanded the drabble into a full story for my Creative Writing class at the local community college, necessarily deleting obvious mentions of magic and changing the characters' names. Thus, Draco, Astoria, and Scorpius Malfoy have disguised themselves as Denis, Aurelie and Silvestre Paridelle, and the Death Eaters are masquerading as Nazis, with a little jiggering of the timeline to accommodate the date difference between the Second Wizarding War and the Second World War.
With its Harry Potter roots thus concealed, the story was well-received by my instructor and classmates; nobody suspected a thing, but you, my readers, will instantly see and understand everything.
Thanks to my instructor and classmates for being my unwitting beta readers. Their comments and suggestions were valuable and improved the story greatly. The story is rated Alternate Universe for the accommodations that had to be made, but I hope you will enjoy it anyway.
A year of hard choices and tough talks:
A year of hard choices and tough talks:
Destiny learns about the grim reality that is her dad’s past. Then it is a power struggle between Salazar and Severus as the trio takes up Occlumency on Dumbledore’s orders. Drake finally asks Silver to open up to him but can she do so? And, is Silver the only one that is confused about feelings? Drake doesn’t think so. Will Salazar awake to the reality that lies in his heart?
Voldemort’s servant returns to his master and while two have discussed their status, the third must choose. Destiny must decide where she stands in the next war to come. The end of the year comes as a blow. Will the long time allies decide to separate or will they finally become something more?
Summary: Hermione Granger is in a dilemma. A dilemma she never thought could happen. Least of all to her. During the battle of the Department of Mysteries in the trio’s fifth year, Hermione discovers something else in the Hall of Prophecy. Something involving her. For two years, Hermione kept what she discovered a secret, only confiding in her cat, Crookshanks. After extensive research and several well-thought out plans, Hermione came to the conclusion that there was only one thing she could do to ensure that the prophecy she discovered when she was fifteen would never come true. She had to run. Leave everything and everyone she had ever cared about behind. It was the only way to keep them all safe. Especially him. Five years after leaving her life behind, Hermione returns to England, in a disguise, of course.
In a final attempt at bravery, a stolen kiss and the sacrifice of taking a deadly curse to end it all, Hermione reveals herself, and so does her murderer.
This in an AU story about Hermione Granger and all her secrets.
Summary: One moonlit night, a mysterious sorcerer raises up an army of Inferi.
Disclaimer: the following is purely fiction and any resemblance to any real or fictitious persons is clearly coincidental, unless the resemblance is to Voldemort, in which case, this poem was no accident.
Written for the 6th Annual Race To Halloween poetry challenge
Summary: A penniless thief, a carefree prankster, the school's golden boy, a rich player and a blue-blooded aristocrat.
For these five, it was never a question of just getting good marks, or trying to avoid detention. Everyone always told them that Hogwarts would be some of the best years of their lives, but nobody mentioned how difficult life could be, or what would happen to their friendship along the way. However, despite their struggles, they always remembered this- you'll never have friends like the ones you make when you're seventeen.
Summary: Even in its abandonment and slow disintegration, it retains its power to destroy. This is my Poem #1 entry in the Sixth Annual October Triathlon: Race to Hallowe'en, a sonnet, prompted by this scrap of verse:
Curious, how she tried the window,--
Odd the way she tried the door,--
Wonder just what sort of people
Could have had this house before.
Edna St. Vincent Millay, Wraith
A prisoner of Azkaban reflects on what is and what could have been.
Little did he know that he was in for a surprise…
Summary: Linnea Potter has lived under the tyranny of her relatives for the better part of 10 years. When she receives a mysterious letter, however, her life changes forever...Follow Linnea through her years at Hogwarts as she takes her rightful place in the Wizarding world - Currently 1st summer. femHarry AU-My first fanfic :-) Disclaimer: JK owns this world, I'm just playing around in it
Summary: It's Halloween, and the mismatched team of Scabior and Greyback are at it again. A simple visit to a Halloween party to scrounge free food turns into a chase across Orlando. Why does Scabior stay with Greyback again?
Summary: Remus receives some interesting council after one horrendous werewolf transformation, but he doesn't really take the advice...
Written for the 2014 Random Song Title Challenge
Summary: Tom Riddle remarks on the power he held while at the orphanage and at school.
Written for the 2014 Random Song Title challenge
Summary: A great wizard develops a dependency on a "curious little potion" that might have dangerous side effects.
I'm not saying that this is how it happened, but we wouldn't know that it didn't happen this way, would we?
(The latest update, on the afternoon of 25 September 2014, fixed a few small errors and addressed one or two other issues. The overall story line remains the same as the original version.)