Summary: Despite his initial qualms, Terry Boot allowed his friends to talk him into attending a masquerade party. The idea was to get to get to know someone without any preconceptions.
Which was all well and good, but the trouble was, Terry recognised one witch in the room immediately. And knowing what he did, she was someone he should not only avoid, but run screaming from.
But some devil takes hold, and soon he's buying her champagne.
This is Equinox Chick and this is my entry into the 2014 Great Hall Cotillion.
Disclaimer: I'm not JK Rowling. She displayed a particular dislike for my female protagonist, whereas I quite like her now.
A song by Dire Straits was the inspiration for much of this story. I am not Mark Knopfler, either.
Finally, I've written this story for Natalie (hestiajones) because of her Boot fetish. ♥ you.
Summary: Everybody calls him Squid, and he has but one mission: destroy the Malfoy family. No one can take it from him - not the MLE, not Granger, and certainly not the ferret himself. However, they are welcome to try.
Summary: We all know the story of the famous Harry Potter, the conqueror of the Dark Lord. But now, his son James Sirius Potter is at Hogwarts, and trying his best to follow in his father's trouble-making footsteps. The story begins on Christmas day at Hogwarts in James' fourth year, as he unwraps a rather strange Christmas gift, and a whole new world of mischief making is open to him...
Summary: Whew, those thirteen years were nasty, but Voldemort's back and better than ever. He's got plenty to do, consolidating a power base, punishing traitors, and not letting the haters get him down, but he's spared some time to look over the custody agreement he signed fourteen years ago...
Annabel Curry wanted to spend the summer getting a tan, perfecting her Cheering Charms, and ensnaring Terry Boot. Instead, she's spending it with her dad the mass murderer and his unshaven goons. Oh yeah, and the shower doesn't work, AND NO ONE BUT HER SEEMS TO CARE.
First dates. Sparkly nail polish. Magical plumbing fiascos. Some heartwarming father-daughter moments. And some not-so-heartwarming ones.
Summary: Charlie Weasley and Penelope Clearwater were a mismatch made under Romanian skies one starlit night. They'd made no promises, except one: to see if they could make it work.
But what neither of them had counted on were ghosts from the past threatening their future before it had started.
This follow up to Mirrors is for Julia (the opaleye) because not only did she suggest the original pairing, but it is her birthday (well it was, I'm a tad late)
I'm not JK Rowling. She has more money, grace and style.
Summary: During the final battle at Hogwarts, Harry has some startling revelations.
Title is borrowed from the song of the same name by Queen.
Summary: This novel picks up immediately after the Battle of Hogwarts. The novel follows the central characters over the next four months as they try to recover from their ordeal and find a direction for their lives. It is set against the social and political fractures that remain, despite the death of Voldemort, and that threaten renewed conflict in the future. A harder struggle looms, a fight for the soul of the wizarding world, a fight that our heroes cannot ignore. HG/RW , HP/GW
Due to editorial differences with the moderators on this site, only the first 3 chapters are available here. However, the story is now complete and all 29 chapters can be read in full on another site.
Summary: "There is only power, and those too weak to seek it."
~Professor Quirrell, under the influence of Lord Voldemort
Or perhaps those who seek power are blind to the richer things in this life.
A short poem on those who followed the Dark Lord.
The locals in a sleepy corner of the Cheviot Hills are surprised to discover that they have new neighbours.
Who are the strangers at Drakeshaugh?
Nominated for: Best Post-Hogwarts (Chaptered) story - Quicksilver Quills 2011 and
Nominated for: Best Post-Hogwarts (Chaptered) story - Quicksilver Quills 2012
Summary: It is the final battle at Hogwarts, and Remus fights alongside his wife.
Written for the Anniversary Challenge in the Great Hall.
Summary: Dread is the only thing that goes through Ariel Sachs’ mind as he embarks on his last year at Hogwarts. A place he’s grown to hate. He has no plans and no hopes for the future. The only constants in his life are his loneliness and his crush on Christian Ackerman, the Ravenclaw stud. Ariel soon realizes that his plans to quietly survive his last year won’t work, when he gets caught up in the preparations of the first wedding to be held at Hogwarts. On the way, he will find support from a couple of unexpected characters and maybe, even, meet that someone he has been longing for his entire life.
Summary: Kenley Allen has been invited to a holiday party by her friend Scorpius Malfoy. The question is, are they going as friends or is it a date?Scorpius/OC This is WeasleyMom of Hufflepuff writing for the Cotillion in the Great Hall.
Summary: Hermione knew she had to try harder, either to heal faster or hide her failing more effectively. She did not understand why the PsychoSocial Healing sessions hadn't worked for her as they had for Harry and Ron. She did not understand why she was still lost, still low, still struggling to breathe, and talk, and see, and live.
Summary: Severus Snape spent most of his childhood by himself. He never expected that to change so quickly.
I am ron lover of Gryffindor writing for the Third Annual Great Hall Cotillion.
Summary: When Tracey Davis's financial security was a casualty of war, her family is forced to relocate to cheaper accommodations. But when she uncovers a souvenir from a former resident, Tracey finds herself learning not only a stranger's past, but a little bit about her own.
Summary: Little by little, Lucy Weasley forgets. It's just the small things at first. Then it's everything she learned in a desperate attempt to survive.
I am Padfoot11333 of Hufflepuff writing for the Great Hall Cotillion 2014.Nominated for a 2014 QSQ - Best Dark/Angst.
Summary: This story is a sequel to Paths to 9 and ¾ 2017 and Beyond.
It’s been almost one year since the twentieth anniversary of the battle for Hogwarts was celebrated. The good feelings between the Weasley/Potter clans and the Malfoy/Greengrasses had lasted but a short time. When Draco Malfoy had married Astoria Greengrass he’d become Chairman of the Society of Pure Blood Families. His in-laws founded the Society and having the son of Lucius Malfoy as the Chairman had drawn many of the old-line Pure Blood families. The Society had opposed, with some success, many of the modern progressive changes that the Ministry of Magic under Kinsley Shacklebolt has tried to implement. The Society blames the Weasleys as the chief architects of these changes. The animosity between the two groups was never greater.
Meanwhile, at Hogwarts School the students are mostly ignorant of the depth of this feud. They are interested in their studies, Quidditch and romance, and not necessarily in that order.
The story centers around two young lovers that will interact with Harry, Ginny, Ron, Hermione and their children. This will not be a pleasant trip for the Weasleys, Potters, or the Malfoys as their paths continue down a sometime very rocky road.
The World of Wizarding England and many of the characters belong to J. K. Rowling (who I am obviously not.) I’m just happy to be able to play in it for a while.
Summary: Beyond the grave, Luna's mother whispers words of comfort.
Written for the Anniversary Challenge in the Great Hall.
Summary: 2000. Voldemort and his Death Eaters have been in power for seventeen years, but the fight continues. In France, a strange man turns up on Fleur Delacour's doorstep and turns her life upside down. In a different world, what were the odds that Bill and Fleur would still end up fighting side by side?
Nominated for Best Alternate Universe Story and Best Canon Romance in the 2014 Quicksilver Quill Awards.
Summary: Lily and Severus' friendship is on the brink of disaster, but Severus' can't help but plead for her to stay by his side.