Summary: “You won’t,” he said and smiled, an ugly, disfigured looking thing as though he had forgotten the art. How she could remember his smile…. “I know you. You wouldn’t, Meda. Not to me.” Shortly after breaking out of Azkaban, Sirius Black pays someone a visit.
Summary: During the perilous school year of 1997-1998, when Muggleborns are on the run and students who were previously taught at home are forced to attend Hogwarts, Tracey Davis just wants to avoid trouble and manage to survive. Her goal is to stay out of harm's way, but in the final night of crisis her courage arises, and she finds so much more than that, from the least expected place in the British Isles.
This is Oregonian of Slytherin House, writing for the Third Annual Great Hall Cotillion.
This story was nominated for a 2014 Quicksilver Quill Award, Best General Story.
Summary: It's a rescue, really. At least, that's what Fred and George Weasley manage to convince him of. After all, Hermione is sure to be a target for revenge seeking Purebloods - what could any right-minded Wizard do but step in to help?
But with the shadow of Voldemort still hanging over a frightened community, Oliver is about to find out that the consequences of doing the right thing can get very out of hand!
An Oliver Wood/Hermione Granger Romance
Summary: As a Slytherin Sorted two years after the Battle, Astoria has never been popular. She's survived Hogwarts by keeping her head down. But when the news of her sister's engagement hits the papers, Astoria finds she's far more noticeable. For Daphne's fiance is Draco Malfoy, who is still universally loathed.
Why her sister wants to marry him, she has no idea. But then she meets Draco, and all loyalties are put asunder.
This is Equinox Chick of Hufflepuff writing for the Great Hall Cotillion 2014
Put Asunder is Astoria's version of the events first related in Until (Death) Eaters Do Us Part, and then Rumour Has It.
I am not JK Rowling. I think you know that by now.
A boy. A girl. A budding romance. If only things never got complicated...
(Violence warning is for later chapters; I promise nothing graphic, it's just a caution)
Summary: "My word, Severus, that I shall never reveal the best of you?"
~Dumbledore to Severus in the 7th book
There is more than just Lily that Severus doesn't wish to have revealed as he lives in regret, guilt, and darkness...
Written for the Tumblr Inspiration Challenge in the Great Hall. It took second place!
On the very last day of his life, Sirius Black was bored. Bored, bored, bored.
Summary: Harry asks, and gets asked, several questions, the answers to which will shape his life.
Summary: The Final Battle at Hogwarts rages on as the victims question whether or not hope exists for them.
For Vicki/Oregonian, my dear friend on the Boards.
Written for the Tumblr Inspiration Challenge in the Great Hall
Nominated for a 2014 Best Poetry QSQ!
Summary: Four years after the Battle of Hogwarts, Andromeda Tonks exists only for her grandson. Like an unearthed bulb, through an ever-long winter she waits not to bloom, but to decompose to mulch.
But when Kingsley Shacklebolt approaches her with a proposition, she realises that perhaps there is more to life than the necessity of living only for another.
This is Equinox Chick and this is my second entry in the Third Great Hall Cotillion.
I am not JK Rowling. Sorry.
Summary: Molly Weasley II, called Pat, and twenty-one lot and little-known facts. Or, how to navigate the Wizarding World while being a Weasley and being a Squib.
Summary: Not only in wars with Death Eaters do we suffer loss. Sometimes everything is just stripped away.
This poem was nominated for the 2014 Quicksilver Quill Award: Best Poetry.
Summary: Pansy confronts Draco after the final battle and, along with the blood and dust of war, the last dregs of childhood are washed away.
Summary: It's been five years since the fall of Voldemort, but the wizarding world still isn't safe from the Dark Arts. A new threat has emerged, and Draco Malfoy is sure to be unwillingly dragged to the dark side by his vengeful, mentally unstable father. To save both his own life and the lives of those he cares about, Draco secretly enlists the help of the Order to put a stop to it.
A new, ruthless member has joined the dark side, and unbeknownst to Draco, she also has been keeping secrets. As she proves to be a seemingly even match to him in both wit and intention, Draco finds himself falling for her in a way that could endanger them all. Can she be trusted, or will her shadowy charm lead to the final fall of the Order?
Summary: The second wizarding war is over, and Susan Bones is doing her part to put the wizarding world back together. When tragedy strikes on an Auror mission, Susan is thrust into the dark magical underground where she meets her old flame and ally, Blaise Zabini.
I am eternalangel of Ravenclaw, and this is my entry for the third annual Great Hall Cotillion.
Summary: Trelawney isn't the only seer to have foreseen the circumstances around Harry and Voldemort...
A prophecy poem about the Great Battle at Hogwarts.
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.