Summary: When you are carried away with your worries, fears, cravings, anger, and desire, you run away from yourself and you lose yourself. The practice is always to go back to oneself. - Thich Nhat Hanh
He has been running for as long as he can remember - then again, that isn't saying much.
Her job is to get him to stop - which is easier said than done. But it is him and her - it was never going to be easy.
Summary: Severus' love for Lily drives him to try to save her, but will his efforts really help?
Summary: Five years after the deaths of Harry's parents, a pretty new teacher comes to Hogwarts, and falls for Snape. Can she help him overcome the pain of his past?
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.
Summary: Luna broods over the death of her mother, remembering the times they spent by the lemon tree.
I am no hummingbird.Daphne is not light, like Astoria, nor filled, like Pansy. She does not fall in love. At least, she didn't intend to.
Summary: AU. There are many joys in fatherhood. There are equally as many horrors. On a trip to the seaside, Zoe Snape makes certain that Severus experiences both. A continuation of my Severus and Zoe series, taking place two years after The Power of Words.
Summary: His mum's a witch and his dad's a wizard, but Phoenix isn't going to Hogwarts.
His parents have other plans, and they know their rights much better than
Vernon Dursley ever did. It all makes perfect sense to them -- but not to
their unhappy eleven-year-old son. The magical education authorities might
have an opinion, too, if anyone were asking them. Or is it just that no-one
Summary: Harry's pain and Lily's sacrifice
On a stormy October evening, a letter, a late night trip to the library and a secret conversation lead Lily Evans to discover that there are several mysteries in her life that only she has the capability and the inclination to solve. The first mystery is James Potter – what could turn him from the arrogant, could-care-less boy that she had previously known to someone withdrawn and far away? Then, perhaps more troubling, there is Esther Collins, the fifth year who has vanished without a trace. Furthermore, one of Lily’s best friends, Izza, is seeing a mystery boy and Lily is determined to know who.
Then there is the threat of war, backstabbing friends and NEWT’s. A disinherited and emotionally battered Sirius Black is the source of heartache for his friends, except perhaps Izza, who, with her own terrifying family, might just understand him. Lily’s closest male friend, Remus Lupin, is hiding a dangerous secret from her. Peter’s girlfriend is screwing him over, and the whole time Lily is struggling to stop the people she loves from coming apart at the seams.
Summary: Rose Weasley’s sixth year at Hogwarts is going perfectly well. She is in love. She is in a wonderful, near-perfect relationship with Ben Defrost and she adores every moment of it. She has aced her OWLs and is doing brilliantly in her NEWTs. Her whole family is proud of her. Everything seems so perfect.
And then it all starts to go downhill.
Scorpius Malfoy may not have a perfect life, but he’s very happy with it. He enjoys being single and the absence of all the nagging from his ex. He is content with his position in the Slytherin Quidditch team and he has fresh new ways to bother the Potter-Weasley clan. He has kept his nose clean and his parents are happy with him.
Until he forms an unlikely friendship with a fallen Weasley.
Summary: The smell of home-of my sister- is long gone. My sister should be the one wearing it.
A story about growing up, family, and most importantly- a yellow knit hat.
Summary: Merope has been left to struggle in the streets, and she lets herself succumb to the vile darkness.
Thank you, hestiajones, for all your inspirations!
Summary: Merope looks to the clouds and sees how they torment her. Written for the Inspiration Station, courtesy of Carole.
Summary: As he enters a new chapter of his life, Ron ponders what exactly he has got himself into.
Summary: On the night the Dark Lord seeks to kill the Potters, he ends up having to push past some anguish at hearing the baby's cry. But he leads himself to his own ruin...
Written for the October Triathlon: Part 2.
Summary: A certain reverence is needed when witnessing the Dark Lord.
Written for the October Triathlon: Part 1.
Katie Bell fought hard to build a relationship with a difficult and reclusive Draco Malfoy, despite their dire past, but she felt like she was losing him more the closer they came to their wedding date. However, when Draco manages to strand himself far in the past with his newly-discovered Temporal Displacement Potion, Katie follows him back, only to find more than she bargained for.
She found the truth.
This is ToBeOrNotToBeAGryffindor of Ravenclaw, writing for the Ninth Round of the Gauntlet.
Haunted memories are as the ghosts that follow...
Merope's life takes a different path when she meets Abraxas Malfoy, a rich young man who promises to help her out of her situation. But when she arrives at the designated place to meet, he isn't there, and all she can see is a ghastly green potion beckoning her to step forward and drink.
Consuming the potion leads her into another world, where marbled structures speak in Delphic tongues, forests hold the mind prisoner, and poisonous bugs stalk their victims.
But that isn't all. She comes to the realization that perhaps memories and experiences are naught but deceitful apparitions meant to drag her soul down into endless misery. It is then that she must make a decision - give in or simply give up.
This is Nagini Riddle of Gryffindor, writing for Round 9 of the Gauntlet.
Summary: When Scorpius is staying with the Potters in Potter Manor, he suddenly disappears. It's up to Lily to find him and take them back to the right time. But what (or who) will she discover there? This is Lost_Robin of Ravenclaw writing for the Gauntlet Round 9.