Summary: Who said that all heroes had to be brave?
Who said that all heroes had to be bold?
Who said that all heroes should be Gryffindors?
Who said that all heroes want to be heroes?
Who said that Harry Potter was a hero?
Harry Potter has never thought himself to be an ordinary boy - and he is proven right when in the middle of the night an old woman and a large man come to speak with him.
This is the story of Harry Potter, The Boy Who Lived, Slytherin snake.
Summary: In the fight against He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named, Harry will either gain everything - or lose everything. This is life - to gain all, one must first risk all. Alternate sequel to Half-Blood Prince, twelve chapters.
Al Potter is a brave and world famous Auror, but sometimes, he still needs help from his dad. Especially when faced with his brother, and a dragon.
Nominated for: Best Next Generation (Chaptered) story - Quicksilver Quills 2012
Summary: What happened to Harry, Ron, Hermione, and all the others in the hours, days, and weeks following the Battle of Hogwarts? The story continues over the course of the year following Voldemort's downfall, as Harry and Ron become Aurors and Hermione returns to Hogwarts alone.
The Battle of Hogwarts brought out the best in some and the worst in others. And not everyone emerged knowing into which group they had fallen. Susan Bones was one of these individuals. But when she came face to face with one of the war's unforseen victims, she began to wonder whether she didn't truly belong in the latter category.
Then again, not all was what it seemed — not when it came to Theodore Nott.
This is a birthday token for the delightful and talented Ariana/lucca4, who doesn't seem to realise quite how talented and jealousy-inducing she is. I hope her day has been half as wonderful as she is. :)
The Wizarding War is over.
Auror training has begun and Harry and Ron find that their lives are centred round London and the Ministry of Magic.
For Ginny and Hermione there is the inevitable return to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Their lives are centred round schooling in Scotland.
Do these divided duos have different destinations and divergent destinies? When, where and how can these parted pairings meet? Opportunities are limited to holidays, Hogsmeade visits and school Quidditch matches.
Nominated for: Best Post-Hogwarts (Chaptered) story - Quicksilver Quills 2012
Diana has always been different. She can make objects move without touching them. She can command animals without training them. She always seems to know when someone is lying to her. And strange things always seem to happen when she's sad or angry....
But even when the enigmatic Professor Dumbledore comes to tell her that this is all normal for someone like her, there are other things that still set her apart. She has no memory from before age eleven. She hears voices whispering to her when no one is there. And there is something more sinister lurking inside her, something that reminds Dumbledore of another student he had so many years ago....
Diana's birth was no accident. Someone has dark plans for her, and unless she can solve the Riddle of her past she may just become the very thing she strives to destroy.
Summary: This chapter-by-chapter Fan Fiction tells the story of Albus Potter's first-year at Hogwarts. Harry and the rest of his generation will make some appearances, but the story focuses on Albus, Rose and their friends. The magical world has changed a lot since Harry's time, and though Voldemort's gone, the wizarding world isn't without problems. In fact, the Ministry's facing some major upheaval...
Summary: Its the school year after their O.W.Ls and the Marauders are eager to start their N.E.W.Ts. But not all is well. Lord Voldermort and his supporters wreak havoc in the Wizarding World outisde of Hogwarts. It seems there is no place safe, except Hogwarts.
This is the year when the Marauders must turn their attitudes around. This is the year where they realise what is important in life - not pranks and wreaking havoc, but the bonds of friendship and love.
The trouble is, these bonds can be unravelled...
...This is The Turning Point.
Summary: "I want to be a real boy!"
A modern-day twist to this classic wish leaves Peeves the Poltergeist with much more than he bargained for. Thrown suddenly into life as an eleven-year-old boy, the former ghost must live in Hogwarts as a first-year student. From some good old-fashioned Filch baiting to a run-in with the giant squid, our hero has a whole host of challenges awaiting him--and the only person he can rely on for help is a very ill-tempered Blue Fairy...
Written by FenrirG of Ravenclaw for the "What You Wish For" prompt of the Spring Challenge.
Summary: Albus believed in the greater good. Tom Riddle believed in the right to survive. Aberforth believed that he could save them both.
He was John “Pen” Parker. He was twenty-two and recently engaged to Naomi Nolan, the nineteen-year-old mother-to-be of his unborn child. He worked for Howard Building Contractors. There were fifteen other people on the closed and secure building site when he died. Was he murdered? The police weren’t sure. But what did they know? Whose was the cigarette, and what happened to the ring?
This is Northumbrian of Ravenclaw failing to meet the deadline for the 2011 Mysterious May Challenge in the Great Hall, Prompt #2 – The Trained Professional.
Summary: Minerva McGonagall is captured by Death Eaters and taken to Voldemort, who plans to make an example of her as a way to retaliate for the recent victory of the Order at the Battle in the Department of Mysteries. Snape is forced to witness her suffering or risk his cover and his life to try to save her.
Dark Dilemma has been nominated for the Best Dark/Angsty Story Quicksilver Quill award. Thanks so much for the nomination!
Summary: What if You-Know-Who was defeated long before Harry had ever been born. What if Severus Snape had a shot at what he died for in the original series? Allow me to give you the romantic "What if?" you all wondered about when reading the original books.
Summary: An unorthodox cure... a famous scar... a different time... different friends... and a drastically different life, unbitten, with amazing new adventures. The first volume in the epic story of Remus Lupin. AU.
Summary: Albus Potter is entering his first year at Hogwarts, and, in the Potter tradition, nothing goes as planned. With the stresses of school life, a possessed friend, and an extremely popular brother, will Albus and his best friends be able to save the Wizarding world from the threat of a new dark order, led by a foe even greater than Lord Voldemort?
Summary: Unspeakable, Michael Corner, is researching time, events, and probabilities. While testing his newly-invented RANDOM system, he stumbles upon an unspeakable possibility. Former supporters of Voldemort, all acquitted for their crimes, are dying of so-called natural causes. Intrigued by the possibility that these events might be connected, Michael investigates farther. But what he discovers will test him and raise questions that all his probabilities cannot answer for him.
What is justice? And what is unspeakable cruelty?
Sephora wakes up confused, alarmed, and awed.
Somehow, that strange, birdlike lady who had been stalking her had managed to use magic to bring her here…. To a castle the four of them call Hogwarts.
Unknown to Sephora, she has been specially selected by Rowena Ravenclaw as the first student of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Soon, Ravenclaw plans, she will be competent to teach the other students that will come, learned as she will be. Maybe, even, if she excels as well as the diviners predict, she will head the school when the time of the Founders ends.
However, Sephora has different plans. Happy to be rescued from her unloving and miserable foster family, she vows to do well for her saviors.
But as always, trouble is brewing on the horizon… Slytherin, angry he was not permitted to submit one of his heirs to learn, takes it to the extreme, quarreling often and dangerously…. Helena Ravenclaw, jealous of her mother’s pet, shall cause problems…. But most worrisome, yet another war with the Goblins is approaching, caused by uncertainty about a sword…. and all are unable to stop it….
Follow Sephora Black, as she learns and teaches, fights and works to keep her beloved school safe…. Trouble is brewing, in and around the protection of Hogwarts….Slytherin is angry, Ravenclaw is upset at her continuing fascination in Wandlore instead of excelling in leadership and wisdom…..Sephora attracts far more danger and tragedy than she wishes…. And no matter what she does, she is never safe. For sometimes being the one to take the first step causes much more trouble than expected….
Summary: Staring out of her dusty office window, Parvati Patil - now running a detective agency with Seamus Finnigan and Dean Thomas - is surprised when the glamorous Karis Flint arrives. Why would a rich society woman hire such an inexperienced firm? But when Karis explains that the Cordalis Diamonds have gone missing, along with her son, they know they have to take the case. For Karis' son is Blaise Zabini, the Slytherin from their year currently involved with Lavender Brown.
With Jonah Flint threatening to call in the Law Enforcers, can they find Blaise and the diamonds before the day is out?
This is Equinox Chick of Hufflepuff and this is my entry into the Great Hall Mysterious May Challenge - Prompt #3 - The Private Detective.
I am not JK Rowling, whoever told you that defamed her dreadfully.
Thank you Hannah/Bob (coolh5000) for beta'ing this story.
All chapter titles are songs from Elvis Costello. I'm not him either.
Summary: The Goblins are a fierce race, known for their vicious and blood-thirsty rebellions. They do not mix well with humans. Then why are they holding a conference with all the senior members of the Ministry of Magic? Bill Weasley suspects something is going on.
What happens when the goblins revolt against the Wizards in Gringotts? Can Bill and the others escape in time?
Based on a true story.