Summary: Two potions. Two plots. Two Marauders. What could possibly go wrong? Only everything--including their lives.
This is Gmariam of Ravenclaw writing for the Great Hall School of Mischief Challenge, Outstanding O.W.L.s.
Summary: And there he was. The one boy she could not stand. His messy, jet black hair was ruffled and untidy and his glasses were sitting crooked on his nose. James Potter was here. With Lily. And all her Muggle friends. At a Muggle ski resort. Could things possibly be worse? Oh yeah, Sirius Black is there, too.
Summary: When one love dies, another begins. But he never expected to fall like this.
Summary: Aged sixteen, their parents were being relentlessly pursued by Voldemort and attempting to deliver the Wizarding World from an evil tyrant. They fought against far older and more experienced wizards to bring about their victory and create a safer world for their children; to give them the normal childhoods they were deprived of.
Aged sixteen, their children are fighting, but against themselves. They battle against their own self-destructive nature and their foreign, inexplicable feelings. They wrestle with the pressures of friendships, family, relationships and work. They fight to keep secrets buried and to keep their friendships once the secrets are revealed.
Whoever said 'normal' was easy?
Summary: Summer. Sunshine. A hero. And gone. And she cries the rain. Nominated for the 2012 QSQ Awards.
Summary: 'Her eyes were ablaze with a passion that I had previously believed to have died out. Somehow this defiance, this tiniest hint of uprising, had lit a spark within her, and it was a welcome sight.'
The day Harry Potter didn't board the Hogwarts Express changed everything for me, for suddenly Ginny Weasley wasn't the same.
Summary: At the start of her seventh year, Lily Evans doesn’t know quite what to expect of her new duties as Head Girl. Her only certainty is that Potter will manage to mess them up somehow. However, even she couldn’t have foreseen exactly how much he could mess things up.
James isn’t too worried about being Head Boy. He is more concerned by whether Evans would finally get over herself and see that he really had grown up a bit. However, their shared responsibilities were going to change things more that he knew.
Summary: There was somebody Scorpius liked hard, even though he couldn't do anything about it. Years after, when they meet again by accident, will he work up the courage to finish what never started?For the lovely lucca4, because she added me to her favourite authors!
Summary: Three sisters. One Dark Lord. This story is about how the choices they made affected who they turned out to be.
Who is Petunia Dursley?
This was my favourite of the entries that I submitted to The Sharp Challenge in Poetry, Anyone? on the beta boards.
Nominated for a 2012 Quicksilver Quill.
Summary: Susan Bones is always getting mixed up with her best friend, Hannah Abbott. She doesn't know why because not only do they look very different, but their tastes are different, too - even down to the flavours of their lip balm. For sunny, popular Hannah loves to try new things, and Susan stays with the same lip balm she's always known.
But perhaps she should try something new.
Disclaimer: I am not JK Rowling.
This story has been written for Lea (mugglegirlmarauder) on the occasion of her birthday. Although she is a Gryffindor here, Pottermore begs to differ and has wisely put her in Hufflepuff.
Thank also to Natalie (hestiajones) for the pairing and the lip balm. I'm not sure the story quite does your inspiration justice :(.
Summary: Life used to be a breeze for Felix Longbottom, who considers himself the poster boy for perfection, but then his world is turned upside down when he finds himself the target of a series of misguided murder attempts. Hilarity ensues as poor Felix starts doubting his closest friends and trusting his sworn enemies in order to get to the bottom of the mystery, once and for all.
Summary: It was the last time he would see them both, though he did not know it at the time. Instead, Remus Lupin shares a tender moment with Lily Potter and says goodbye to James, promising to fight until the very end.
I know I have a fickle heart,
And a bitterness
And a wandering eye
And a heaviness
In my head...
But don’t you remember?
Don’t you remember?
The reason you loved me before
Baby, please remember me once more...
Leanne Starr watches Katie Bell anxiously as she awakens at last, six months after she was cursed in Hogsmeade. She is waiting for that spark of recognition to flicker in Katie’s eyes. But that spark never appears, and Katie just doesn’t remember her.
This story was written for the wonderful and fabulous Alex/welshdevondragon, my alpha-beta, who also happens to be a wicked writer, super mod and also my first ever friend on MNFF :D
:D :D :D This story has been nominated for a 2012 Quicksilver Quill Award: Best Same-Sex Pairing. Thank you!
Summary: An account of Rose and Scorpius' relationship, right from the awkward beginning to what might be the end.
Summary: Albus Potter is in a tight position. Faced with the possibility of being kicked off of the Quidditch team and losing the Cup after eight years, Albus turns to his cousin Rose Weasley for help. Can the two of them work together to save the Gryffindor team, or will Albus be forever remembered as the Boy Who Lost?
Summary: Remus Lupin, James Potter, Sirius Black, and Peter Pettigrew have always looked forward to their first year at Hogwarts, but life at school isn't quite what they expected. Can Remus keep his dark secret safe from his disquietingly observant friends? Can Sirius reject his family's traditions and survive their wrath? Is Peter a competent wizard, and can he prove it to demanding professors? And how will James ever keep his unlikely group of friends together in the face of tattletale girls, scheming Slytherins, and the growing rumours about the rise of a new Dark wizard?
Summary: Rose and Scorpius both really like cherries.
Summary: Albus and Lily Potter, Rose Weasley, Scorpius Malfoy, and Thomas and Alaina Longbottom spend most of their time at Hogwarts together. But when an evil plot is unveiled within the depths of the ancient school, they all may be torn apart as their bonds are tested and they're cast from their irregular regular lives.