Summary: Eleven-year-old Conner O’Brien is plagued by an incessant bully, parents who can’t act normal, a friend who is nothing at all like him and a life he considers to be far below average. His home, East End, London, is suffering from a bout of inexplicable freezing weather in September and war planes are seen gallivanting across the skies, though England is not at war with anyone. During these mysterious times, Conner prays for a normal life. A normal life isn’t what he gets. Instead, he is privileged with the chance to hear Harry Potter’s tragic, epic story, from the mouth of the one man who knew him best. Though filled with heartbreak, terror, fear and loss, this story will change Conner’s life forever, and aid in bringing his own mysterious past to light.
A story of love, hate and the arrogance of humanity.
Abuse Warning for Bullying. Inspired by Skellig by David Almond. Chaptered Song-Fic to "Sound the Bugle" by Bryan Adams. East End, London, in this story, is a fictional East End, as I have never been there and have no idea of it's basic georgraphy.
So this has to be my fifth time reading this story, and I REALLY wished it was updated! You have such a good start going and I always have tons of questions when I am finished with these two chapters. For example: Who is Sappire Wings? How does he know the story of Harry Potter? Why can Conner see the dementor if only wizards are supposed to be able to? Was he not allowed to attend Hogwarts for some reason (you mentioned it was September and he was 11 so its not like he wasn't old enough)? What is the deal with Jack Eton and why do him and Patience keep trying to kill Conner? Like I said before...tons of questions! I really hope you update this story soon, even though it has been a long time since it was posted. The story is already intriuging, and you have only posted 3 chapters!
Well, I'm sorry about the novel-length comment, but I just really want to see this story finished!!
Much love, Brittany (BeeKayBee)
Summary: The Dursleys have left Privet Drive and are in hiding with Hestia Jones and Dedalus Diggle. Hestia and Mr. Dursley are constantly fighting, Petunia is avoiding the wizards at all costs, and Dedalus is trying to make them all the best of friends. Meanwhile, Dudley discovers he has an interest in Harry's world, but his parents are less than pleased when they find out.
love it love it LOVE IT!!!!!! i cant wait to find out if dudley ahs magical powers!
i absolutly love the story! please p;ease PLEASE update soon!!! asap!
Summary: This is the story of the rat, the stag, the werewolf, and the dog. They met by fate and were bound by a secret. Hopes, fears, love, tears, great and small, Marauders all. Their years at Hogwarts will always live on in infamy, although so many people say different things. Here is the frivolous first year of the tale of Moony, Wormtail, Padfoot, and Prongs.
Oh my goodness armagod679, that line "Tensions were higher than the late Jimi Hendrix" made me laugh so hard, I literally fell off of my bed. Comic genius! However, I have a question about the Mauraders... Why does is it seem like they are always snapping and fighting with eachother? I have yet to see any of the fun, happy times that Sirius and Remus were always describing whenever they were reminiscing about James and their "glory days" at Hogwarts. I would really like to see more of that! Keep on truckin' armagod679, you have a fantastic story on your hands. =]
Well armagod679, you did it again. You nearly reduced me to tears with your Star Trek reference!! And as to your last A/N in chapter 17, it is my personal opinion that you should NOT split the story. The title of this story is so fitting for their entire Hogwarts career! Please just keep on writing!
Author's Response: Thank you for both of your reviews. I have decided, based on marketing research consisting of me sitting on facebook asking my HP-centered friends some questions, to split the story so you don't have to read over a hundred chapters on one post. Just think of it as having another series of Harry Potter books! Star Trek is a very important part of my life, as it was back in the 1970s when this story takes place. James Potter just reminds me of William Shatner for some reason. As per your last review, pre-teen and teenage boys tend to be snappish with each other, and for boys fighting is just as much fun as hugging and gossiping are for girls. There will be good times, don't worry, but the way this story is set up, there will also be quite a bit of bad. And as for Jimi Hendrix, well... metaphors are hard to come up with if you don't want to use cliches, you know?
Summary: It is June 1976 and The Marauders are at the top of their game. From the outside they look to have everything.But appearances, as the saying goes, can be deceptive.
James is discovering that not everything in life is his for the taking. Sirius knows he will have to defy his formidable family. Remus lives in constant fear of his life beyond Hogwarts. As for Peter... Well, Peter is struggling to live up to his friends.
The ties of friendship are strong, but war is raging and with a dark power rising those ties will inevitably fray.
Added to the mix is an adversary called Severus Snape, some lost House Points, a prank or two and a whole lot of Lily.
This is a Marauder tale.
This is a story of what made them special.
This is a story of why it started to go wrong for The Lions of Gryffindor.
OH MY GOOD GODRIC! Lions of Gryffindor won the 2009 QSQ for Best Marauders' Era Story. Amazed and incredibly grateful to those who nominated, judged and have beta'd this fic. THANK YOU.
Trick or Treat!
3. She clicks on her mouse and swipes her wand;
Some stories go up, and some stories are gone.
Stories of her own? Why, she has plenty!
Fewer than one-hundred, but far more than twenty.
Hmm, guess I haven't read QTtA for a while!
Author's Response: Actually, I just goggled Quidditch and found some terms - hee hee.
What is a "flash", what does it mean to "play gooseberry" and what the heck does "blatching and haversacking" mean??? Dang me and my American upbringing... lol
Author's Response: Okay .... 'flash' is um 'flashy' as in showy ... a show off ... I guess. 'play gooseberry' is when you're the third person sitting with a couple who are snogging. 'blatching' and 'haversacking' are Quidditch fouls that JKR made up. They're in her Quidditch through the ages book. Hmm, should I provide translation notes ... lol. Thanks for reviewing ~Carole~
It was like a wizard tale. The clever Slytherin helps a hag who later repays the debt. Except that Rose Weasley wasn't a hag, and Scorpius didn't expect to call in the favour.
*Winner of the 2010 Next Generation QSQ award*
raddish earrings!!!!! :D
Author's Response: Those would be lovely...unless they were real raddishes, and then they'd be rotten, if Auntie Luna didn't preserve them with a spell. :D
Summary: On May 2nd, 1998, Harry Potter walked calmly into the face of death to save those he loved, bringing with him only his wand, and four people brought back with an extraordinary stone. Unbeknown to him, they had also come on a journey to be with him that night.
pretty awesome!!! im just really confused still
Author's Response: Thanks for the review. All is revealed in the next chapter, so shouldn't be long until we see what's been happening.
Summary: The Second War has ended, but there is still so much work to be done. Death Eaters are still at large, the Ministry and its laws are in disarray, families have been torn apart, and love that has laid quiet in the hearts of four teenagers for a year or more is now ready to burst into the open. Watch as the foundations of the Wizarding world are rebuilt and Harry Potter and his friends find their places in a world without Voldemort.
All characters, settings, places, spells, creatures, and what ever else you can think of belong to JK Rowling or were inspired by the same.
I am addicted to this story! I love the dynamics you've created between Ron/Hermione and Harry/Ginny. This is close to what I imagined after the seventh book ended, and I'm glad to see that another person thinks so too! The last chapter was quite long--Thank you for that! I can't wait to see Harry's auror adventures, and it was really interesting that you put a lot of what happened in Ginny's sixth year in there. Keep the chapters comin'
Summary: “…and all the men and women merely players”
--William Shakespeare, As You Like It, 1600
When Professor Viola Cassio arrives at Hogwarts, she is dismayed by the lack of Muggle culture her students exhibit. She intends to make some changes - starting with the introduction of Shakespeare to her students. And organising a Drama Club seems like the perfect way to begin.
Compelled into joining by her friends, bookish Rose Weasley finds herself unwittingly sucked into Professor Cassio’s reproduction of Romeo and Juliet… as the leading lady. Unfortunately, it seems that none other than Scorpius Malfoy has been assigned the role of Romeo. But as personalities clash and sparks fly, Rose finds it increasingly difficult to distinguish where rehearsal ends and real life begins.
To top off the whole fiasco, someone is after the Drama Club’s closure, and will seemingly stop at nothing to get it…
I LOVE SCORPIUS!! He is fantastic :) i love all of the Rose-Scorpius romances. Its so ironic and awesome. Great job with this story. I'm excited to read about the "drama within the drama!
Author's Response: Oh, that Scorpius - I can't help but love him. Glad you agree! ;) Thank you so much for the review (the "drama within the drama" comment made me chuckle), and chapter four is in the brewing!
Summary: After decades of hatred, a friendship begins...
Severus Snape wakes up after Nagini's bite in a hospital bed. He is dead, of that there is no doubt, but he cannot move on as the others who fell in battle have.
I am Equinox Chick from Hufflepuff and this is my entry in the November in-house banner/story challenge.
Author's Note: For this competiition, the writers in Hufflepuff picked banners designed by other Puffs and wrote a story based on the picture, title and catchphrase. The banner I chose was by Terri (mudbloodproud).
Disclaimer: I am not JK Rowling. I think it's safe to assume that you all know that.
I am indebted to the truly wonderful (and QSQ award winning) Emma (Amortentia x) who has beta'd this fic. Not only did she sort out my punctuation, but she had some extremely good suggestions throughout the story.
I really like what you have done with this story so far!! There is so much potential in it. You could show his progressing relationships with the former-mauraders, see if he can improve on all the great potions of the world, maybe meet some famous deceased people, taunt Voldemot in his personal hell (thats what I would do right away), find out if Sirius is successful with his firewhiskey (and if he shares some with Severus!), or even just show him watching over people on earth, Harry could even be one of them. Severus might even discover Lily's child, not the arrogant trouble-maker he has seen all these years. I think you have something very special here, and I would love to see more of it :)
Author's Response: Oh, don't tempt me!Thank you very muchfor the review, and I'm pleased you enjoyed the fic, but it's supposed to be a oneshot... hmmm... you have got me thinking now, though. I'd love to see Severus loosening up with his new bestie! ~Carole~
Summary: Five students - Albus Potter, Rose Weasley, Scorpius Malfoy, Claudia Kelaney and Adam Finnigan. Five different stories. One house - Gryffindor.
Join The Gryffindor Gang, five unlikely best friends, as they enter Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry as first year students. Throughout the year, they must overcome their own personal battles. Albus just doesn't seem to get out of his father's spotlight - will people treat him like himself, or as Harry Potter's son? Scorpius is dealing with his family too - being a Malfoy in Gryffindor isn't exactly peachy for him. Claudia's started slowly adjusting to the wizarding world, but will her sneaky, horrible roommate cause Rose and Claudia big trouble? And Adam's just not having the perfect start to Hogwarts that he'd have liked.
These are all trying problems when you're eleven years old. But their real test happens when danger is thrown into all five of their lives, threatening them all. Will they be able to face their biggest battle yet, and live to tell the tale?
This is Part One in The Gryffindor Gang Trilogy.
urgg.... I really want to know!!
Author's Response: It's called writing, sweetie. We don't actually reveal the secret until the end. Haha look out for more chapters soon!
WHAT IS THE POTATO JOKE?!?!!?!?!?!!?
Author's Response: The only other informaton I can give you so far about the Potato Joke is from Chapter Two. Other than that, WAIT AND SEE!
Summary: The seven women who loved Harry Potter.
i LOVE LOVE LOVE this series you are doing with hermione, ginny, and harry! can't wait to read the next one
Author's Response: Thanks! I'm glad you're enjoying it! The next one hopefully isn't too far off. :)
DO RON NEXT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Author's Response: He's on the short list ;)
I like it!
I can't wait to see you get into the dynamics of their relationship. :) AND what has happened to Rose and Scorpius!!