Summary: The murder of a former Hogwarts student at Christmastime leaves Andromeda Black reconsidering all she's known.
This is solemnlyswear_x of Gryffindor, writing for The Great Hall-iday Challenge 2011 (Prompt 2).
Summary: Susan Bones reflects on coming home.
When Regulus Met Lily (or What To Do When Werewolves Attack) by solemnlyswear_x
Rated: 3rd-5th Years [Reviews - 5]
Summary: He’s always thought she was beautiful – in an unbiased, third-party, observer kind of way, of course. It’s not like he spends hours waxing poetic about her eyes or anything, which he suspects is the sort of thing people like James do. Whatever. He has noticed her, though. But so what? It’s not exactly surprising that he thinks she’s pretty. Look, it’s practically a fact at Hogwarts. Just like everyone knows Bertram Aubrey is an annoying prat, everyone knows Lily Evans is beautiful.
Regulus runs into Lily Evans while shopping in Flourish and Blotts.
This is solemnlyswear_x of Gryffindor writing for the Fiction Junction I Challenge Thee Challenge. My prompt was to write a Regulus/Lily story set during the war (but not at Hogwarts); it was set by ron lover.
Summary: The night Sirius leaves for good, nothing is thrown, nothing breaks, and the front door doesn’t slam shut like you’ve always imagined it would. Regulus remembers the night his brother ran away.
Summary: After battling the Death Eaters in the Department of Mysteries, Harry isn't the only one who struggles with the aftermath. Neville, too, has difficulties with what's happened, and finds himself talking to Luna for support. Set at the end of OotP.
Summary: On the anniversary of the fall of Voldemort, Hogwarts students from a new generation remember that fateful night. They say Harry Potter was the luckiest of all, but could there be someone who was luckier?
We are padfoot_returns of Hufflepuff and solemnlyswear_x of Gryffindor writing for the August One-Shot Challenge
Summary: I can tell there’s a storm coming. The skies are turning grey, and the wind is starting to pick up. Lily Evans wonders what she can do about the war that is threatening to change everything she's ever known.
An entry to the Gryffindor 'A Banner for Thee' challenge.
Summary: In a world where Harry Potter failed to vanquish the Dark Lord, Muggle-born Clare Morgan must honor her binding contract as a servant to the Ashwood family. Abuse and struggle were expected when she arrived at the manor, but falling in love with her masterís son was not. A story of love, hardship, and the promise that hope brings.
Summary: Sometimes, in the fall, when the leaves are changing from green to brown, you think you can remember your parents.
For Julia, growing up in a wizarding orphanage is always lonely, always sad, and never easy.
An entry by solemnlyswear_x to the Worlds within a World challenge.
Summary: Vox pro decor, decor pro vox. It is a spell with more dire repercussions than Carolyn Riddle ever imagined. Beauty for power, power for beauty - every person has their price.
Summary: The sky is bright blue when they come to tell her he has died. The sky is cloudless and clear and she hates that anything could be so beautiful on the day that she learns he was murdered.
Color of Love submission by solemnlyswear_x of Gryffindor.
Summary: When a notice about flying lessons goes up in the Gryffindor common room, eleven-year-old Lily Evans is anything but excited. Can't these wizards understand only airplanes are meant to go so high in the air?
Summary: It is a truth universally acknowledged that Muggle-borns wishing to maintain their good health should refrain at all times from talking to Andromeda Black. Ted and Andromeda don't get along, to put it lightly. But when situations push them together, can they get over their pride and prejudice and come to care for one another?
Ted/Andromeda for VV's Pride and Prejudice class.
Summary: The night sky was twinkling with stars, each yellow dot winking down at Andromeda as she walked along the forgotten path. Weeds, having grown long from lack of care, brushed and snagged her robes, but she wasn’t concerned with that. Instead, Andromeda's attention was drawn to the sky. On sisters, mourning, and stars.
A submission to The Color of Loss challenge by solemnlyswear_x of Gryffindor.
Summary: Severus Snape had been brewing potions since he was eleven, and had never found one he hated more than Amortentia.
When Severus finds Amorentia brewing in Slughorn's classroom, he thinks of someone he didn't need a potion to remember.
Summary: Against his better judgment, Remus Lupin takes a teaching job at Hogwarts. And being back is not quite what he expected.
A submission to the Extra Credit prompt in the Autumn Challenge by solemnlyswear_x of Gryffindor.
Summary: Petunia Evans had never been pretty like Lily, or smart like Lily, but she had always been first. First born, first to walk, first to cross the street by herself, and now, first to be accepted into Hogwarts. As the acceptance letter Petunia has been waiting for since she can remember doesnít arrive, she battles the frightening prospect that she may not be a witch at all.
A submission to the Autumn Challengeís Telling the Truth prompt by solemnlyswear_x of Gryffindor.
Summary: Lily Evans canít help but have noticed something isnít quite right. The inseparable Gryffindor boys arenít speaking to one another, and Remus Lupin seems particularly withdrawn and upset. Figuring she should do something, Lily resolves to speak with Remus, but what should she say?
Summary: You think about how many secrets you know, and how many things people say when they think no oneís there. It almost pays to be invisible.
Sixth-year Lisa Turpin has felt alone since she first arrived at Hogwarts. When life becomes almost too much to bear for Lisa, she wonders why things turned out this way.
A submission by solemnlyswear_x of Gryffindor to the Spring Challenge To Laugh or Cry prompt.
Summary: Luna Lovegood struggles to sort out her belief in Santa Claus.
This is a submission for the Winter's Tales Extra Credit Challenge, written by solemnlyswear_x of Gryffindor.