Summary: Scorpius is looking for answers in the constellation that bears his name. He becomes what he was not, and stumbles into Hogwarts' past, thanks to an unexpected arrival from the heavens.
This is Vicki of Slytherin House, writing for the 2014 TV Challenge. This story is also my final exam of "So This Is Romance" Independent Study Class, 2014, at the Mugglenet Fanfiction Beta Boards.
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: "Power and the money, money and the power,
Minute after minute, hour after hour."
-Gangsta's Paradise by Coolio
Nobby Leach, the first Muggle-born to ever take the office of Minister for Magic, has left his post. Rumors of a shady plot circulate, and Abraxas Malfoy is thought to be involved...
A dialogue between Abraxas and his family.
Nagini Riddle here of Gryffindor House, writing for the TV Challenge.
Summary: "Life is short, but this time it was bigger
Than the strength he had to get up off his knees." -Whiskey Lullaby by Brad Paisley
Abraxas is in his old age, dying from the dragon pox, when he gets an unexpected visitor from his past.
This is part of my Separation series, and is the sequel to The Purity of the Turf. However, it can stand alone.
Nagini Riddle here of Gryffindor, writing for the TV Challenge.
*Suicide warning is for the fact that Abraxas contracted the dragon pox on purpose.*
Summary: Now and then I think of all the times you screwed me over
But had me believing it was always something that I'd done
But I don't wanna live that way
Reading into every word you say -Somebody That I Used To Know by Gotye
Abraxas has a wake up call when his girlfriend becomes engaged to another man.
This is the prequel to The Purity of The Turf, although you do not have to read that story in order to understand this one.
This is Nagini Riddle of Gryffindor, writing for the TV challenge.
Summary: Who thought a night of drunken passion, which she couldn’t recall for the life of her, would lead to her becoming flatmates with Draco Malfoy?
Summary: In a world where Peter does not hero-worship James, James’s life foreshadows Harry’s, Remus hides his Patronus for love, and Sirius is raised by a loving family, how differently would their lives turn out?
This story is dedicated to my dogs, since it came to me while I was ridding them of ticks.
On a less serious note, I also want to dedicate it to my Marauder Era goddesses--Gmariam/Gingin and Equinox Chick/Croll. Croll deserves all the beta reader awards in the planet for her valuable tips.
Summary: A young Tom Riddle's trip to the seaside quickly becomes a voyage of discovery and destruction.
Summary: Harry and his friends have been dreaming of seven artifacts that, when brought together, can summon Life and Death. Voldemort seeks them so he can become immortal, and Dumbledore seeks them to stop Voldemort. When Harry and his friends are sent into another realm through their dreams to find these artifacts before both Voldemort and Dumbledore, they begin to unwittingly unleash old magics that have been thought lost to time, and awaken ancient creatures that would have been better off left sleeping. 5th year AU. Book One of Three.
Summary: "Only know you love her when you let her go...
And you let her go." -Let Her Go by Passenger
A dialogue between two best friends following one particular stumbling block of Abraxas Malfoy's.
This story is related to my poem titled Separation, though you do not need to read it in order to understand the story.
This is Nagini Riddle of Gryffindor, writing for the TV Challenge.
Summary: At the end of sixth year, Lily hates Severus. She can never forgive him for that one word, no matter how careless. And so, when she goes home, Lily spends only a short time in her neighborhood before joining Mary in Godric’s Hollow.
At the end of sixth year, James loves Lily. She is his life. He lives to see her each and every day. And so, when he goes home, James is looking for a new way to win her heart in the coming year. Remus comes over, and the two hatch a plan.
At the end of sixth year, everything is as usual.
At the beginning of seventh year, everything has changed.
Ginny Weasley is where she used to dream to be someday. She is being hailed as the next great Quidditch player. She is the starting Chaser on the Holyhead Harpies and is playing Seeker for the first Unified United Kingdom Quidditch World Cup team. However, Ginny has discovered that being a 'Quidditch star' has costs. You have no privacy, and people will talk about you, saying things that have little or no foundation in truth.
Ginny is facing a turning point in her life. She will be going up against Viktor Krum and the favored Bulgarians. She also has a long term contract with the Harpies awaiting a signature after the match.
And there's always Harry Potter, the other part of her dream. Can she or does she still want both of them as the main part of her life?
Summary: Between a virtuous, pure, innocent young girl with shining blonde hair and a lanky, dangerous, blue-haired half-werewolf who lurks in dark corners, there's no question about who's leading whom astray. At least, that's what the rest of the wizarding world believes. Victoire Weasley knows better.
[Follow-on to J.K. Rowling's Rita Skeeter gossip column on Pottermore; inspired by Tumblr]
Summary: Betty Braithwaite is in for a surprise when her first job as a Daily Prophet reporter is an interview with one crooked woman...
Written for the 2014 Random Song Title Challenge.
Summary: It’s Christmas on the first floor and the young man who was bitten by a werewolf is watching the collection of red-haired people huddled around the bed in the far corner. A thin, ragged, Professor-like man wanders over and engages him in conversation. An elaboration on the scene in Order of the Phoenix
Annabel is having a bad day. Her sudden and unexpected meeting with a face from her past is unlikely to improve matters.
This was Northumbrian of Ravenclaw House writing for Round Three of the 2012 Character Triathlon. This is now a longer chaptered story.
Nominated for: Best Original Character (Chaptered) story (for the narrator, Annabel) and Best Next Generation Story - Quicksilver Quills 2013
Summary: "It's like I 'm lost
It's like I'm giving up slowly
It's like you're a ghost that's haunting me
Leave me alone
And I know these voices in my head
Are mine alone" -Addicted by Kelly Clarkson
It's been a year since Fred's death, and Katie finds herself in a terrible bind.
AU warning simply because I have written the story as if Katie was present when Fred was killed.
Summary: Alice defied the odds when she became the first woman Auror in the 20th century.
Lily was up against even worse when she, a Muggle-born, became a rising star in potions, the most tradition-centric field of magic.
They each sacrificed to prove themselves.
They sacrificed even more for their sons.
This is the bittersweet tale of a war that brought two remarkable women together and made them the best of friends, before it ripped their families apart.