Summary: Argus Filch has a cat. That cat is not normal. Nothing is normal with the two of them. One day, everything changes, and Argus' life is shattered.
This is Draco7052 of Slytherin writing for the 2013 Great Hall Cotillion
Summary: Tom Riddle delves into the darkest magic, only to find that he has met his downfall in it.
Summary: In the morning, she knows he'll never be there.
This is for Maple, as a rather late birthday present. It's not much, but I hope you like it.
Summary: Dumbledore and Harry hunt down the locket, but their efforts seem to have been in vain.
Summary: Does Mrs. Granger remember Hermione in any way? Is there a subconscious memory in the back of her mind?
Summary: Healer Hugo Weasley is forced to relive a rather painful part of his past when a patient turns out to be the girl he has always loved.
This is Ginny Weasley Potter of Hufflepuff House, writing for the 2013 Great Hall Cotillion.
Summary: Lily and Albus have always been close. When Albus is away playing with dragons and she-demons and Lily dealing with her own problems with Shady Scamanders and her favourite Teddy, the two communicate by the only way they can - letters.
Summary: Rowena discovers the grounds of what will be Hogwarts and is surprised to recognize it.
Nominated for Best Poem in the 2013 Quicksilver Quill Awards
Summary: Deep within the Black Lake, a poisonous flower flourishes.
And then it is found within a witch's pale dead hand.
Follow the legend of the deadly black rose!
Summary: 'I know things about Ludo Bagman that would make your hair curl.' Rita Skeeter had told Hermione. But what did she know?
This is Equinox Chick writing her last entry for the Cotillion.
Disclaimer: I am not JK Rowling, but Rita's remark has always intrigued me.
A lot can change in a year.
Susan returned from Ireland to find Theodore Nott engaged to his Hogwarts sweetheart. Determined not to lose him again, she vows to keep Daphne Greengrass --the enemy -- close enough to watch over.
Little does she know that this is a game of fire, and it only takes a single misstep for one of them to get burned.
This is lucca4 of Gryffindor writing for the Great Hall Cotillion Challenge.
**Thank you to the wonderfully talented Soraya for being a fantastic beta :) **
Summary: Marlene McKinnon was raised in a care home from the age of seven. As she grows up, she comes to know and fall in love with Jamal Olawumi, a boy with as many secrets as she has. But Jamal is a Muggle, and telling him anything about Marlene's real world would jeopardise the Statute of Secrecy. So when, in a fit of anger and hurt, he spills out his deepest secrets to her, can she find it in her to reciprocate, or does she care too much for her magical reputation?
This is babewithbrains of Ravenclaw writing for the 2013 Great Hall Cotillion.
Jamal Olawumi has been nominated for a 2013 Quicksilver Quill Award: Best Original Character. Woot! :D
Summary: Scorpius and Victoire, who have nothing in common but failed marriages, come to realise that sometimes, shared emotions can be the sole reason behind bringing two people together.
This is Ginny Weasley Potter of Hufflepuff house, writing for the 2013 Great Hall Cotillion.
This story is a sequel to my one-shot ScoRose fic, 'His Hero', and if anybody plans to read that one, they should now, before it's spoiled in the first chapter.
Also, this fic contains both Scorpius/Rose and Scorpius/Victoire. Thank you! (Edit: The new substance abuse warning refers to alcohol abuse, something I didn't expect to write until it just sprung out of me).
Summary: Rose and Albus are forced to confront her changing relationship over the years, and Rose does not want to face the consequences.
This is babewithbrains of Ravenclaw writing for the Great Hall Valentine's Day Cotillion 2013.
Hugo Weasley waited for a Hogwarts letter that never came.
Summary: Their wands are raised, they bow, and now they begin...
Summary: Someone fighting the war effort loses a best friend.
Title is borrowed from the song, "Fix You," by Coldplay.
Summary: Peter Pettigrew is far more complex than anyone gives him credit for. And that's all he wants, from anyone and especially from her: acknowledgement. Love. Respect. Yet unlike them, he was willing to do anything for it, including sacrificing it all.
This is Gmariam of Ravenclaw writing for the Great Hall Cotillion of 2013.
Michael Corner never wanted to play games.
I am padfoot11333 of Hufflepuff writing for the Great Hall Cotillion 2013...yes, again.Nominated for a 2013 Quicksilver Quill - Best Same-Sex Pairing.
Summary: The year is 1543, and the heir to the Malfoy estate, Lucius, encounters the young Lady Elizabeth Tudor in the grounds of Hatfield House. It is a meeting, he later discovers, of his mother's engineering, for it is of the utmost importance that he strikes up a friendship with the King's daughter. But the Lady Elizabeth has a powerful protector in her governess, and only the highest political machinations can overcome the will of Kat Champernowne.
In the ensuing Tudor power struggle, no one factored love into the equation, least of all Elizabeth.
Disclaimer: I am not JK Rowling, but I think you know that by now.
This is Equinox Chick with her fourth entry for The Great Hall Cotillion.