My heart broke when I finished reading book 7. These wonderful characters JK Rowling created were a blessed gift to me. They had become such a part of my life and vanished in an instant with the turn of the final page. My fanfiction is an attempt to keep these characters with me. They have become my companions and friends. Thank you, Ms. Rowling, for your deeply beautiful stories which continue to delight, encourage, comfort, and inspire so many.