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.
This is Hokey from Slytherin submitting for Round 9 of the Gauntlet.
Her mind was already set. Hermione had never abandoned Harry before, and she wasn’t very well going to start now.
Summary: It had been thirty hours. Thirty hours since he had finally called Harry on his lack of plan. Thirty hours since he had ignored Hermione's cries. Thirty hours since he had let the beast consume him and destroy every part of his being that had been worth saving, leaving nothing but a bitter and angry mess behind. Thirty hours since he had left.
Summary: And James was walking on air, floating through his own life. Everything was wonderful and spectacular and fantastic and Sirius was happy for him - really.
Summary: My take on the first of those 'nineteen years' between the 36th chapter of DH and the epilogue.
Warnings: contains an unusually-shaped ring, a nosy neighbour, a rude shop assistant, shaving mishaps, thoughtful gestures, threatening goblins, and, unexplained appearances of Romantic!Ron and Romantic!Harry. You have been warned.
Rating is for *mild* innuendo and *mostly* innocent interactions but I wouldn't let my 9 year old read it.
Summary: If Lucius had not been pardoned for his crimes after the Second War, would Narcissa survive?
Scorpius Malfoy, Jimber Dokes, Albus Potter and Rose Weasley are looking for a non-eventful second year at Hogwarts. However, even before the opening feast of the school year is over the entire second year Gryffindor class are called into a special meeting that will launch themselves and the entire school into a mystery.
As the Auror office, led by concerned parents Harry Potter and Ron Weasley, search for clues. Draco Malfoy will be tested when a former school mate drops back into his life forcing Draco to choose between his new life as an honest business man and a Slytherin Prefect sworn to secrecy for members of his house.
Beta Reader - The owl(Sophie)
Summary: Today is Lily's last day. Everyone she knows will soon be gone. Menkes had finally won, and she had lost.
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A story of the origins of Hogwarts. 11 chapters.
It is the tenth century. Across the island of Britain great changes are taking place and history is being made. But its wizarding community is mired in division and violence, with little hope of an end. Everywhere, the future seems uncertain.
And amid this, in a glen in the Highlands, a young pregnant woman buries her husband and makes a vow that will change history forever.
Her name is Rowena. They call her the Raven's Claw.
*And the tears come streaming down your face
When you lose something you can't replace
When you love someone, but it goes to waste
Could it be worse?*
Merope's life is full of painful memories that make her wish to vanish forever. Even when she finally gets what she wants, she lets it slip through her brittle fingers, and she is left to fend for herself and an unborn baby in the bleak, grey world.
Will the fates allow her to die?
This is Nagini Riddle, writing for The Chaptered Challenge in the Great Hall, prompt La Vie et La Mort.
**Lyrics taken from "Fix You," by Coldplay.
Summary: A year after the war, wounds remain fresh. Survivors struggle just to keep surviving. They’re plagued with guilt, illness, and new prejudices.
Harry always thought his life would get easier after the demise of Voldemort, but he was wrong.
Summary: It's been six years since the Battle of Hogwarts ended, and the Wizarding world is being plagued with a string of brutal house-elf murders. Auror Theodore Nott is on the case. When the murderer starts targeting witches and wizards, the race is on to stop the killer before the Wizarding world falls into chaos. Tick-tock Theodore Nott.
This is eternalangel of Ravenclaw writing for the Great Hall Chapter Challenge using the Redrum Prompt.
Summary: Seven months after leaving Hogwarts, James Potter is fighting for the Order of the Phoenix. When Lily Evans joins the resistance, his life is turned upside down. He'd proposed, after all, and she had said no. How could they work together now, after so much history together? Or could they find another chance amidst the war?
Summary: Colin Creevey sees acceptance as an art form. It disguises his loneliness, his insecurities and his conviction that he does not fit in.
Luna Lovegood has never been accepted, but remains perhaps the most content person Colin has ever met. As his feelings for her develop throughout their years at Hogwarts, Colin must prepare to renounce the acceptance of his friends; instead learning to accept her and, ultimately, himself.
Summary: Why is it that she, his one love, will not hear him as he wallows in misery?
Title is borrowed from the song, "Hear Me," by Kelly Clarkson.
Summary: Sirius's sorting.
Summary: Everyone knows the story of Harry's time at Hogwarts . . . but what was it like for the other students? Many other stories unfolded during those years . . . this is one of them.
Summary: The inequalities of the wizarding world run high among the werewolves, causing them to be shunned from society.
This was written for the Off With Your Head challenge in the Poetry Anyone? forum.