Summary: Somebody seems to have written a quintet of impatient love couplets and then cast Diffindo on each one.
Definitely wasn't me.
Summary: Harry, Hermione, and the moments in between.
He doesn’t say that this is his last winter. He doesn’t say that this could be her last winter. Instead he feels his heart swell with the bruising grip of her hand and the sound of Ron’s snoring in the tent.
Summary: After Snape steals Lily's picture from Sirius' room, he is left to torment whenever he looks at it.
Written for the Tamerlane Challenge in the PA.
Summary: They found her body - broken, bleeding, face filled with signs of pain and fear, and the Death Eaters had clearly enjoyed what they were doing - amidst the rubble of a ruined book store.
During the first war against Voldemort, people fight and die and life for James and Lily goes on.
A tragedy in five parts.
Summary: Growing up as a member of the Malfoy family, Valeria has always struggled to conform in an intimidating environment and to the strictest of demands. Until one fateful day when she finds herself completely cut off. Lost, adrift and facing destitution, she finds help from the unlikeliest of benefactors. The opportunity arises to build a new future for herself, and her life will take an unexpected turn...
Summary: The Yule Ball is on the horizon and Neville knows only one girl that he wants to go with. GoF missing moment.
Summary: But give them me, the mouth, the eyes, the brow!
Let them once more absorb me! One look now
Will lap me round for ever, not to pass
Out of its lights, though darkness lie beyond:
Hold me but safe again within the bond
Of one immortal look! All woe that was,
Forgotten, and all terror that may be,
Defied, -no past is mine, no future: look at me!
His guide in life, his guardian in death: the silver doe.
Summary: Life goes on, but not the same. Everything living thing grows, changes, and matures. Married life is a living thing.
Summary: It was just another reminder that what they were doing, the lives they were reclaiming, were the lives of people. Of the people each and every member of her group used to be. Hopeful. Determined. Human.
Summary: Severus' world becomes tarnished after Lily leaves it.
Written for the Tamerlane Challenge in PA.
Summary: Ron has to baby-sit Hugo, and he takes Hermione's suggestion to read him a book. However, taking care of a toddler is no easy task...
Summary: Umbridge embraces her inner firework.
Summary: That night wasn’t what Harry had expected. To find himself at the Three Broomsticks with Draco wasn’t what he had planned, but he went with it anyway, thinking nothing of it. It’s what then happened after they left that changed everything.
Summary: Dudley never imagined his daughter would be a witch.
Harry never imagined what kind of news he would have to deliver to his cousin.
Summary: Stranded in Tom Riddle's seventh year at Hogwarts, Hermione Granger is plagued by cryptic warnings from an intruder hidden somewhere in the school. Time is running out for her in more ways than one, as she attempts to return to her own time both to escape this mysterious threat, and the unavoidable allure of Riddle himself.
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: A quick, fun bit of verse in honor of the creators of the Marauder's Map.
Summary: Florean is not the name I was born with: my parents called me Alric.
At the close of his life, the man known as Florean Fortescue remembers. There is much to remember from a life spanning ten centuries, but his mind drifts back to the very beginning of that life, and to his time with Merlin - a relationship that changed him irrevocably.
Summary: The twins' last great triumph at Hogwarts in bouncy verse.
Summary: The winter solstice, the shortest, harshest days of the year. Would you have wanted to live there?