Summary: There have been a few alterations to the plot summary as I've been writing.
So, this is the basics of the new one:
Meredith Bradbury, a previously home-studied witch with a mysterious and tragic past, arrives at Hogwarts during theTrio's seventh and final year.
Things take turns for the worst, the best, the hopeless, and, of course, the unexpected.
Full of fluff, but a bit dark at times. --- Chapter 7 in process!!!!!!!!!!!! REVIEW and you will forever make me happy =)
Summary: Vivian Moore (OC) is a vampire. After being bitten at the tender age of sixteen, she had to leave Hogwarts to get used to her new body and her new way of life. But when she comes back to complete her sixth year, things are different. With the war against Voldemort on the horizon, times are tough. But Vivian won't let it get her down; she just wants to get through with school and get out. But when she meets Harry Potter, and becomes wrapped up in him, the game is changed. How far is she willing to go to for the one she loves?
Summary: Katie Bell was surprised to receive an official note from Harry Potter. Usually he just popped his head around the door when he wanted a chat, but then he tells her he needs her help tracking down a dangerous Dark wizard who is targeting Muggle girls.
She can't possibly refuse, especially not when it's Harry asking her.
Disclaimer: It is pointless me pretending any more. Look, I'm not JK Rowling, and never have been.
This is Equinox Chick of the Mighty House of Badgers, writing for the Inaugural Great Hall Cotillion thingy.
Summary: Pansy Parkinson’s carefree world was toppled when she overheard her father’s murder and caught a glimpse of the killer. Forced into hiding by the Ministry, she is compelled to co-habitate with, of all the bloody people on the planet, Harry Potter. Can these two live together in cramped quarters without there being another murder, or can they find common ground that had eluded them since they last encountered one another?
Summary: "You go through things to make you stronger, but sometimes you come out of them completely different from who you were when it all began."
Summary: A lot of people had found themselves bereft after the war, but Pansy Parkinson had never expected that she would be one of them. But a bizarre encounter and an impromptu dinner date served to change not only her fortunes, but her hopes of earning a little bit of redemption, as well.
This story has also been nominated for a 2012 Quicksilver Quill: Best Non-Canon Romance Story.
Summary: Katie Bell had nothing left to live for, but perhaps someone, who she would never have expected to understand, could show her what it means to be alive.
To Harry Potter, his life's destiny was to save the world, become an Auror, and be with Ginny Weasley forever. He did all right on the first. The second wasn't turning out to be all he thought it would, and the third... well, that's a story for a different day.
Where does that leave the Chosen One so soon after his twenty-fourth birthday? And will a past acquaintance show him what or even who he wanted for his future?
Summary: Since the Battle, Parvati struggles to feel.
Since the Battle, Harry feels too much.
Can a chance meeting help them heal?
Disclaimer: I am not JK Rowling, so don't bug me about Pottermore!
This story is for Ariana (lucca4) because she set the prompt in SBBC and she's one of the most talented writers on the site.
Summary: With their dying breaths the veiled world of sorcery was revealed to them, the unfortunate Muggles who had fallen into the creature's warpath as he searched for the missing species in his experimentations. Yet one left for dead still drew breath, & as Harry struggles to control the growing power within, she struggles against the monster shes become. They say darkness lurks within us all, the only difference between those who lust for power & those who fail to succumb to it, is a choice. HP/OC
Summary: We must be willing to let of the life we have planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us — Joseph Campbell
Pairing: Harry Potter/Pansy Parkinson
Summary: Late Christmas Eve, a girl plays the piano in St. Mungo's. Harry Potter, making his usual rounds, stumbles upon her. He hasn't seen her for months and wants to know why she is here.
Summary: Even as a grown woman, Parvati Patil still has a small box that holds her memories. A fraction of the countless letters she received from her best friend (and copies of the letters she sent her) and notes passed between them at school are in there too - and even a page of the diary she hardly ever used.
One part of those old letters are the only reminder of Parvati's first love; a love never openly admitted to, and a love never requited.
This is Karaley Dargen of Gryffindor writing for the Great Hall February Month of Love Challenge, First Love Prompt
Summary: A train ride that never was. A shuffled narrative. The words that pass between people, unsaid.
Summary: Susan Whitmer is your average witch. She loves magic, loves school, and loves to learn. But, this year, she learns the meaning of love, learning it through experiences, and people, that she may never forget.
Summary: The war has been over for five years, but the world is still treating Harry like he defeated Voldemort yesterday. Why doesn't anyone realize that he is a hero for other reasons?
Summary: (Fifth Year) When Professor Snape starts doubting the trust Voldemort has in him while he works as a spy, he has to start thinking about the consequences - his daughter. She has been living in France since she was very young, hiding behind the surname of Prince and steering clear of Voldemort, but now the Dark Lord endangers her safety once again, forcing Snape to beckon her to Hogwarts. He has feared that she would befriend Harry Potter, but he never imagined them being inseparable, finding a love that no one thought could exist between a Potter and a Snape. With Snape thinking Harry's too dangerous for her, Malfoy thinking he's better for her, and Voldemort lurking around, loving Evangeline Snape might be the hardest task Harry's yet to face.
Summary: On one starry night, Luna tries to help Harry listen to the stars.
Summary: An epic tale. Four parts, spanning four years in the lives of Harry Potter and the people he loves -and hates- the most. The story begins toward the end of adolescence, when the main characters are 16 and in thier sixth year at Hogwarts. It ends on the other side of Darkness, tragedy, triumph, misery, and personal inner struggle, when they're twenty. Think you know Draco? Think again.
*sequel in progress*
Summary: Rachel Lestrange never believed that she could fall for Harry Potter. After all, she is the daughter of two Death Eaters who have been locked up in Azkaban for most of her life. But now she is falling, and hard. Little does she know that Harry has the same feelings for her-and their forbidden love could very well lead to their doom.
UPDATE: This story is on hiatus at the moment. I'm going to finish writing it before I submit any more chapters. This could take a few months. Please be patient!