Summary: Neville Longbottom is tired of being a war hero, tired of missing the girl who left him behind, tired of feeling like his life isn't fulfilled by his passion in Herbology. With the help of some friends, the example of his parents, and one incredible girl, he realizes that sometimes, the biggest strength lies in believing in the magic of love. [Neville/OC]
Hermione gets the cat, the flat, the food, and the furniture. Ron gets the family and friends.
Harry gets the boot, his little book, the blame, and the shame. Ginny gets a new bloke and a haircut.
'The One' is an insidious myth, and 'Meant To Be' smacks of a hope to which no one has a right.
It's a shame the two of them bought into it for so long.
And it's too bad old habits are so hard to break.
Summary: “Is it true five years have passed since that night? That I have been dead for five years?”
Hermione had known love with Ron. But, now he was married to someone else and Hermione was alone with only her work at the Ministry to keep her busy.
But, when she was asked by Minister Shacklebolt to handle a problem, would Hermione find love with someone from her past?
Sirius Black’s life was cut short when he fell through the Veil in the Department of Mysteries. But, somehow, he inadvertently found a way to come back through the Veil.
When he was told it was five years after he fell, Sirius didn’t believe Kingsley. Sirius found himself being held in a room in the Department of Mysteries. A prisoner again.
When the door opened and a grown-up Hermione walked through it, Sirius was stunned. How could this be the same girl he had known?
This is the story of a lost girl, a man back from the dead, and a love story that will be talked about for years.
Summary: When Draco Malfoy walked into a shop one night looking for help, he found the last person he would have expected: Neville Longbottom. To Neville's surprise, Draco accepted his help. But neither anticipated that one chance meeting would be the beginning of a friendship that would last until the very end.
Winner, Quicksilver Quill Award for Best Post-Hogwarts story
Summary: Haunted by his many failures and by the memory of his friends, Sirius Black comes to Hogwarts to seek the counsel of the only wizard who can help him. Until Justice is done, however, his only master is Truth.
Summary: His life is a wreck. His marriage is a failure. He no longer has a family to fall back upon. His career seems all wrong for him. Everything is just falling apart.
Yes, his life is a wreck.
Until she comes along.
When a Dementor approaches, one feels cold in places that the nerves of the skin can only dream of approaching.
Those places, for Harry, were dark, indeed.
Summary: Before: Wife of a strong, powerful man, mother of a bright, beautiful son, lady of the Manor, proud, fulfilled, content, respected.
After: Wife of a weary, downtrodden man, mother of a scared, lost boy, slave, ashamed, miserable, afraid, disregarded.
It started with him and damn it all if I'll let him finish it too.
Neville has the rest of his life ahead of him, but all he can do is look back. Molly feels as though she has already lived, and will spend the rest of her life sifting through her memories and regrets and never living in the moment.
AU in that Arthur Weasley dies in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. This is Jamie/AcaciaCarter’s and Soraya/babewithbrains’ fault, and therefore I present it to them.
Summary: In the space of five months, Seamus Finnigan found himself out of one relationship and home, and safely ensconced with the rapacious Romilda Vane.
About to get married and move to Paris, he couldn't be happier.
But his friends have other ideas.
Disclaimer: I most definitely am not JK Rowling.
Another Disclaimer: All the chapter titles are named after films. I didn't star, write or direct any of them. And there's a good few I haven't even seen.
Summary: My sixth year is not something I'm particularly proud of. Maybe it was the fact that I had never had a boyfriend or maybe it was simply a stupid teenage fantasy. All I know is that I, Lily, was falling for my best friend's dad, and it was not something I was ready to handle.
Summary: They are adrift in a warm sea, a seething ocean of sensation. Fleur/Hermione.
Nominated for Best Poem in the 2012 Quicksilver Quill Awards
Summary: Lavender Brown is not the easiest of people to get along with. Mark has managed to overcome the first hurdle, she has finally agreed that they are going out together. Now Mark faces another challenge.
On November 2nd, Petunia Dursley wakes up to a morning she hates to remember but will never forget.
This is BrokenPromise of Ravenclaw writing for the Great Hall Illustration for Inspiration Challenge 2012
Regrettably, I own neither the world nor the picture from which this fic is inspired. They belong to J K Rowling and Karaley Dargen respectively, and I hope that this is an adequate representation.Character Death for Lily and James only.
Many thanks to Megan/noblefate who betaed this for me so quickly and helpfully!
Severus was angry. Thoughts of Lily and James were still running through his head. His hatred of James for being everything that he was not pulsed through his veins. Severus let his thoughts consume him; he ignored his reserve and took the slip of paper from Avery, uttering the incantation as he unleashed his dark anger on the unsuspecting boy.
A story of desperation, fighting fate, love versus destiny. Friendship turning to enmity and enmity to friendship. This is the tragically beautiful story of Lily Evans, Severus Snape, and James Potter.
A young woman finds inspiration in the flight of a lone Hippogriff...
Summary: Bellatrix and Narcissa argue before approaching Severus about Draco’s task.
Summary: A man visits a friend once a year with hopes it'll become something more.
Daphne Greengrass had until her twenty-first birthday to pick a husband, or her parents would choose one for her. With only months to go before the deadline, she found herself with a perfect suitor in Theodore Nott.
But when a freak pregnancy landed her in the care of cranky Healer-in-Training Michael Corner, Daphne started to realise that things she thought she knew were slowly being turned upside-down. And what she thought she knew about Michael Corner began to dissolve into something different entirely.
This story has been nominated for two 2012 Quicksilver Quill Awards: Best Non-Canon Romance and Best Post-Hogwarts Story.
Summary: James flies for lots of reasons, but rarely does he take to the skies for the sheer freedom it brings. But after a disturbing lesson, there’s nowhere else he thinks to go but up.
This is noblefate of Ravenclaw writing for the Great Hall Illustration for Inspiration challenge.