Summary: Wands - supposedly essential to magic. A wizard wouldn't be a wizard without his wand, would he?
But what about in the past? Were wands always such a crucial part of magic?
As two students travel back in time, they learn a few lessons about wandless magic. But even moreso, they learn a little lesson about power and its effect on the mind.
Summary: Read the account of Hogwarts through Minerva McGonagall's eyes, her friends, teachers, loves, hates, the awfully tiring but enjoyable prefectorial duties and of course, the frightful opening of the Chamber of Secrets. Who would have thought that the gawky teenager depicted in her journal would emerge as a wise and magnificent successor to the greatest headmaster ever? Slight AU in some chapters.
Summary: According to Gaelic legend, the Green Lady (Queen of the Faery) felt sorrow for all the foolishness of the world, so she invited all the women to her knoll for wisdom, young Rowena Ravenclaw among them...
There's only one little, tiny, miniscule spoiler for DH, but I'm warning you anyways.
Summary: Walburga Crabbe prepares to defend her werewolf grandson from any who would hurt him, even the rest of his family.
A companion piece to A Woman Scorned, detailing some moments in Alphard’s childhood through his Granny Crabbe’s eyes and his.
Summary: What started as a way to marvelous immortality and triumphing over his teacher has turned into an experiment gone wrong. Can Christian Hale deal with the consequences of hisactions?
Summary: “Forbidden fruit is sweetest.”
The temptation is always strong when one discovers knowledge that they should not see. And not everyone denies the sweetest of all fruits … Some embrace it hungrily.
Summary: She offered him her love and he rejected her. She had been willing to offer him anything but he destroyed all that she held dear. However, a daughter of the house of Black does not sit idly by, wallowing in self-pity. No, she bides her time and strikes when he is weakest.
Nominated for the 2007 Quicksilver Quills Best History/Mystery Story!
Summary: Circe lived an enchanted life on the isle of Aeaea. Here is the story of how she began transfiguring sailors into animals.
Summary: Merlin has a dream to unit the world of the Muggles and Magicians. At the center of his dream is the son of Uther and Igraine, Arthur.
When widowed Headmaster Phineas Nigellus commissions a private portrait, children and unexpected emotions complicate his elaborate plans for a simple seduction.
*A Victorian romance with a Christmas epilogue*
Summary: As hard as it is to believe, Rubeus Hagrid was once eleven. Follow along through his awkwardness of being half giant, the death of his only parent, a very scandalous third year and his friendship with Jackie O’Reily, the only person who saw him for what he really was.
Summary: The year is 1758. Another five years have passed since the last Triwizard Tournament, and the excitement in Hogwarts is almost tangible. Like the rest of his schoolmates, sixth-year Hufflepuff Richard Cudney, a quiet boy with no enemies, has thought long and hard about what he'd do with his prize money, but when finally presented with the opportunity to participate in the prestigious event, he has second thoughts about the risks, his knowledge, and his abilities.
As he travels to Durmstrang for the tournament, he meets several friends, and enemies, all of whom watch his every move intently. Amidst the animosity cleverly hidden behind each face, even the faces he knew so well, could Richard find someone to embrace?
Title subject to change as I toy with the various themes in this story.
This is Marauder by Midnight from Gryffindor.
Summary: Helga’s life takes a turn for the worse after receiving sudden news of her sister’s death. When she thinks her life could not possibly get any worse, a trail of magical cards lead her on a night filled with horror.
I am beauty and brains of Gryffindor for the Mini Gauntlet Challenge.
Summary: Have you ever wondered about the history of the Gaunts? Or about Sybill Trelawney's great-grandmother Cassandra? Or that, possibly, the two families were once interlinked? No, I thought not.
But they were.
And though the story has been lost in the mists of time, one Seer's voice can still be heard, for those who choose to listen, as she tells of the beginning of the evil, and a warning unheeded.
Summary: Morgan Le Faye, also known as Morgana has spent her life in battle with her brother Arthur. Now, years later they meet in a forest glen to make amends and offer forgiveness to each other.
Summary: Silvanus Ollivander would do anything to protect his daughter. The only question is whether his best will be enough to save her.
Honourable Mention in the June 2007 One-Shot Challenge - The Best Patronus Ever.
Summary: Merlin has raised up Arthur. Now Arthur has turned his back on his mentor, angry about Merlin telling him of the evil of Mordred, his son. Merlin made a prophesy back when captured by Nimue, at the time of Mordred's conception that has haunted Merlin. Now the experiment that Arthur and Merlin had started will end, due to the treachery of Nimue and Morgause.
Summary: All Tally wanted to do was join the Department of Magical Catastrophes. But in order to conjure the necessary Patronus, Tally has to remember her perfect moment, a moment that she has kept hidden from the world... until now.
Written for the June One-Shot Challenge by Just Tink of Hufflepuff. AU Warning for unusual nature of Patronus.
Summary: Salazar is leaving. But before he goes, he pays Helga one last visit. And as much as she wants him to stay, it's time for him to fly.
Summary: There are many hidden secrets deep within the Department of Mysteries, few of which we will ever know. Helga thought there might be a room for her to fulfill her darkest wish- revenge. Someone close to her heart was murdered, and she intends to find a way to punish the murderer.
I am beauty and brains of Gryffindor House.
Won second place in the fourth Gauntlet Challenge!