Summary: Ten years have elapsed since Dumbledore's death and McGonagall has Hogwarts back on its feet again. Hermione and Malfoy both teach at the school. But when a new teacher is hired to teach Defense Against the Dark Arts, everyone seems to feel that they've met him before. A story of mystery, passion, friendship, and jealousy… not to mention that Harry Potter has been missing for ten years and Voldemort is dead. (All violence is mild).
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Summary: Amid the desolation of Diagon Alley, a tiny ray of hope lay buried. Nothing more than a tidbit amid the sweeping despair of Deathly Hallows, yet it would not let go of my imagination. Had I found the casually inserted pivotal clue that would rise like Nicolas Flamel from the pages of the first book? Or had I stumbled upon another Mark Evans: nothing but filler detail in the opening pages of The Order of the Phoenix, JKR having overlooked that he bore the same last name as Harry’s mother?
So I waited for my little gem to bear fruit, to become one of those climactic surprises we should have seen coming, but somehow overlooked. Only it never came to pass. The death count mounted to a staggering high, the epic moments came and went, Snape’s back story was finally revealed, and still nothing.
So it has lain, bereft and unwanted, among the detritus of a Diagon Alley the Death Eaters had turned into a bully’s playground. But in the intervening years, this rough diamond has become the inspiration for this story, spreading its tentacles into new and intriguing territories.
Although Harry mentions Chocolate Frog as the title of Mad-Eye Moody’s autobiography at the end of my previous tale, The Dark Phoenix, this version of the story goes beyond that. Nonetheless, the sections representing Moody’s memoirs are clearly labeled.
This story begins with events recounted in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows and continues beyond the end of the series. I have attempted to conform to canon as much as possible, elaborating only where the circumstances are vague or passed over. It is an interpretation of the events that happened behind the scenes, so to speak.
This chapter was intresting I think its just like your other chapters it makes you think and i kinda like that cant wait for more :)
Author's Response: I’m so pleased to hear that this story makes you rethink certain aspects of HP canon. I always found that a lot of the most interesting aspects of Harry’s quest are the ones that happen behind the scenes, the ones we never get to see because our hero would never witness them himself. Although canon is 99% limited to Harry’s point of view, the real movers of the wizarding world, like any other, are the adults. Imaging those scenes which fell between the cracks is a constant source of inspiration for me.
Very much enjoyed your story thanks
Author's Response: Thankd for letting me know that you're savoring the story. Hopefully, I will have the next chapter posted soon. Have been having computer problems so everything's hit a snag.
I love your work I look forward to each chapter can't wait for more...thank you
Author's Response: You’re too kind! (blushes) I’m trying to not let the wait between updates stretch too far. Hope you like the next chapters as I’ve taken some liberties with reality, but then this is a story about magic, isn’t it?
As allways WONDERFUL!!! thank you
Author's Response: So pleased you enjoyed the chapter. Sorry it taken so long to get the next one ready. Due to length, had to divide two chapters into three and that’s always a tricky undertaking.
The locals in a sleepy corner of the Cheviot Hills are surprised to discover that they have new neighbours.
Who are the strangers at Drakeshaugh?
Nominated for: Best Post-Hogwarts (Chaptered) story - Quicksilver Quills 2011 and
Nominated for: Best Post-Hogwarts (Chaptered) story - Quicksilver Quills 2012
Author's Response: Thanks, and thank you also for making this my most reviewed story! :-D -N-
Summary: This is the story of a young boy in his first year of Hogwarts, taking place in a myriad of tales about his adventures with his best friends. The youngest son of the Boy Who Lived will have to rise up and defeat prejudice, cross barriers of his own magical training, discover dark secrets, uncover a plot to destroy wizardkind, and hardest of all, he must learn to step out of the shadow that is ever cast by his father, and become the person he always wanted to be.
This is the story of Albus Severus Potter.
I like your story
That's great to hear! Thanks for reviewing, it makes my day.
February 2000 Newly Qualified (in record time) Auror Harry Potter remains obsessed with “The List.” The ten people still wanted for their part in the Battle of Hogwarts. Their capture is essential. It will bring closure to the events of the past few years. Harry has set himself a target. He wants to see “The Last Death Eater” and the other nine captured before the second Anniversary of the battle. His attempts to meet his target will bring heartbreak, danger, pain, and a lifechanging injury for one former DA member.
Nominated for: Best Post-Hogwarts (Chaptered) story - Quicksilver Quills 2012
I really love your story cant wait for more chapters
Author's Response: Thank you. You'll have to wait, I'm afraid, but hopefully not for long. -N-
I loved it looking forward to more
Author's Response: Thanks for the review. More soon. -N-
Paths to Platform 9 and Â¾ - Year 2017, and Beyond by ntoforhp
Rated: 6th-7th Years [Reviews - 39]
Summary: Voldemort is dead. Harry, Ron, Hermione, and Ginny have survived. Now, the young warriors have a future. They have dreams, and dreams cost nothing; however reality has its price. The path each chooses has twists, potholes, and detours. They find that life plays tricks on people. These issues have to be confronted before they make it Platform 9 and ¾ in 2017 and beyond.
I love your book...I look forward to more chapters thanks!
Author's Response: Thanks for the review - Chapter 9 is pending MNFF, chapter 10 has been beta-ed. Thanks again
I LOVED THIS STORY VERY MUCH NICE JOB WISH IT DIDNT HAVE TO END
Author's Response: Working on a sequel.I hope to post first chapter soon. Thanks for reading!
Summary: Spring, 1979: When both their love and their lives are tested by Dark magic, James Potter and Lily Evans must defy Voldemort for the first of more confrontations to come during the first Wizarding War.
Winner, Quicksilver Quill Award for Best Marauder Era story
This was a great story Well done thank you
Author's Response: You are welcome, but thank you! I really appreciate you reading and reviewing. I'm so glad you know you enjoyed it! ~Gina :)
A voice said, Look me in the stars,
And tell me truly, men of earth,
If all the soul-and-body scars,
Were not too much to pay for birth - Robert Frost
Summary: It takes sixty years, but Minerva finally comes to understand the truth of George Bernard Shaw's pronouncement on tragedy: "Life contains but two tragedies. One is not to get your heart's desire; the other is to get it."
WOW loved it!
Author's Response: Thanks. It was fun to write.
OH come on! so when is the next chapter? I really like your story
Author's Response: Thank you so much! I'll be submitting the next chapter within next week :).
Summary: AU. The Wizarding World according to blood purity rather than house. This story follows the life of a muggle-born genius, a mess-haired half-blood, a ginger blood traitor, and a struggling pureblood. In a world where they are pariahs, they are looking for a place to call home. And so begins a quest to find change within the systems of government and more importantly to find somewhere, anywhere, to belong.
Not bad intresting start looking forward to more
Author's Response: Thank you! I hope I won't disappoint!