Occupation: Super-Daaawlish Agent, baby.
Current Location: Not in Portland. ;D
Personal Quotes: "Why I seek to live with men and not kill them, is surely the reason you are alive."
"Don't get your knickers in a twist. It doesn't solve anything; it just makes you walk funny."
"How is Alex Trebek so smart?"
--Zane the rock kid
"Man without God can do only evil."
"CHOCOLATE FROGS?" "Yesh!"
--A grandma and her grandchild outside of Borders
"Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them as much."
"There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle."
"Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterwards."
"Contentment is not the fulfillment of what you want, but the realization of how much you already have."
"Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure or nothing."
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At A Glance- A series of romantic vignettes pertaining to the bittersweet lives of the characters we hold so dear.
Bright Darkness- The shadows close in around me, but his eyes remain, shining through the dark to bring me back. RHr.
Erised- He looked me in the eyes bravely and said four words that turned my world upside down. “You are my desire.”
Hidden Hearts- Trouble brews when Harry and Ginny decide to take matters into their own hands on the ol' RHr romance. RHr and HG.
Holiday Hitches- Hermione Granger was never known to hate Christmas, but apparantly there is something about this Christmas that is preventing her from relaxing. And Ron Weasley intends to find out what it is. RHr
In Her Eyes- "... all suddenly became clear to Harry; it wasn’t Sirius that Tonks had fallen in love with after all..." NTRL
Moments- How many little moments does it take to pull your sister and your best friend together? Hermione and Ron team up to get Harry and Ginny a little bit closer.
No Matter What- Together forever, he promised her. RHr
Perception- Sensible is in the eye of the beholder... RHr
Perfectly Oblivious- Hermione may be intelligent, but she can be pretty stupid when it comes to love. Ron may be cute but that only goes so far. How are they supposed to understand each other's feelings if they can't even understand their own?
Quiet Desperation- Mr. Thoreau put it best once. "The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation." What of a woman...? HG
The Yearbook- It's time for the Trio to say goodbye to Hogwarts, and it's pretty difficult for Ron. So what better way to preserve his happy times by having people sign a spare bit of parchment he has handy? And thanks to Harry and Ginny, he gets Hermione.
Timeless- It was best to wish when one was unaccompanied. No one would ask you what you were doing nor would they laugh at you once they knew what you were doing. Yes, wishing was best done alone.
When Did You Fall- Ron is looking at Hermione one day, when he catches that look in her eyes and interprets its' meaning. And right now he only has one question worth asking...
Worth- A twelve year old struggles against the crushing weight of her memories. Nothing the boy said had been nice. But she was too worried if it was true. HG
Writer's Block- Harry is now in charge of writing his own stories. How will TheBoyWhoLived manage without his author?
Summary: At some point there had to have been a choice.
The logical place to begin a story is at the point of the first decision. But what if there were no decisions? What if, at every point, there was only one possible act? What if the story simply cannot be told?
Completed (though not posted) entirely pre-DH.
Summary: "That, Harry, is a matter between Professor Snape and myself." What if Severus had always been a spy and a sneak? What if the real hold that Hogwarts, the Order, and Dumbledore had on him was a secret only three other people know? Dumbledore himself, after all, has his secretive moments. By Vindictus Viridian of Ravenclaw House for prompt #3.
Summary: Tom Riddle awakens and extends his power, drawing Ginny into the Chamber of Secrets as she draws him into her own secret thoughts.
Summary: Harry and Ginny run into a critical problem one evening as she works at her newest project: fair representation for Azkaban prisoners.
A Post-Hogwarts spinoff to A Different Sort Of Peace.
Summary: Molly is baking when someone walks into the kitchen at Number Twelve, Grimmauld Place. Christmas may as well last twelve days, right?
Summary: Before Regulus chooses a pair of socks, he asks Kreacher's opinion. Before tackling something larger, he needs to ask a more experienced sneak's advice.
Summary: On the night before her wedding, Lily has second thoughts.
Summary: Ginny has had just about enough to do with boys. To her surprise, she's not the only one who thinks the males of Gryffindor could use a good hexing.
Summary: Severus pauses in his eternal grading to ponder a student who could be getting better marks.
Summary: Severus has an apology to make to a first year student, in spite of misgivings and several personal rules of conduct.
This is rated for some shadowed implications of events past, none of which quite fit in the warnings.
Summary: Part of the Triwizarding Tournament is the traditional Yule Ball. Two people ascend from the dungeons to attend and enjoy themselves in their own ways.
Summary: Lily returns to Hogwarts at the beginning of her sixth year and discovers how inconvenient it is to be sixteen, pretty, and Muggleborn.
Summary: Lily's eighteenth birthday is approaching fast. Will one of her friends figure out to do with a long-neglected organ?
The Amazing and Adaptable, Quick and Accurate, Handy-Dandy Spell-Check Quill by Vindictus Viridian
Rated: 1st-2nd Years [Reviews - 14]
Summary: Ron has made a most exceptional purchase at his brothers' new shop.
Summary: The Malfoys are entertaining, and it is time for little Draco to go to bed. He, of course, can think of better things to do than sleep.
Summary: Severus has never seen the appeal of repetition, particularly of things that ended badly the first time. In his life, he has kept one pet, owned one broom, and had one close friend.
Winner of Mod Quicksilver Quill for Best Novel! Thanks, all!
Rating and warnings do not apply to all chapters; I just didn't want anyone hooked and then shocked.
Summary: After his task is completed, Draco finds himself left alone to consider his assumptions. He finds interesting reading material to help him along as he frets in an abandoned hovel. This was a Ravenclaw entry for the February Challenges, in the "Love Yourself" category, in which the character had to feel better about himself at the end than at the beginning, and contains some adult themes and HBP spoilers.
Summary: For a nonverbal spell to be known all over school requires a special event. To become immune to that spell requires a second one. This is a spinoff story for the OC Newton Carter, who is introduced in In The Eyes Of Others.
Summary: "You did not come here to play chess."
On New Year's Eve, Minerva McGonagall finds herself without the usual distractions of students and staff. She decides there is only one way to solve the puzzle before her, and that she will have to take a rather large chance.
This was a submission for the Redemption Challenge and contains huge howling unavoidable HBP spoilers.
Summary: This is a retelling of Harry's second Quidditch game from a very different point of view.