Daphne Greengrass had until her twenty-first birthday to pick a husband, or her parents would choose one for her. With only months to go before the deadline, she found herself with a perfect suitor in Theodore Nott.
But when a freak pregnancy landed her in the care of cranky Healer-in-Training Michael Corner, Daphne started to realise that things she thought she knew were slowly being turned upside-down. And what she thought she knew about Michael Corner began to dissolve into something different entirely.
This story has been nominated for two 2012 Quicksilver Quill Awards: Best Non-Canon Romance and Best Post-Hogwarts Story.
This story has also been nominated for a 2013 Quicksilver Quill Award: Best Post-Hogwarts Story.
Summary: In a perfect world, Neville and Hannah's wedding would go off without a hitch. This is not a perfect world.
Summary: She was a girl with dreams in her head. Dreams that people said would come to nothing.
He was a boy with brains to spare. But quiet so no one knew.
Orla Quirke and Stewart Ackerley. Two Ravenclaws with nothing in common except their house.
In their fourth year, everything changed.
This is a birthday present for the wonderful, lovely, amazing Alex (welshdevondragon) who has been a superb friend over the past year (and I hope for many more).
Disclaimer: I am not JK Rowling, but my Spag Bol is sublime.
(Note about the warnings. They are a precaution only.)
Summary: It's over between Harry and Ginny. So who's the new girl? Is she the one or is she danger?Disclaimer: I am not J.K.Rowling
Summary: Mary Macdonald sows healing plants wherever she goes. She studied to become a master herb gardener after graduating from Hogwarts. Now she wants to return to work there and hopes, at the same time, to heal her lonely heart. Dumbledore has finally given her a job, and Mary is hoping to capture the heart of that lonely, dark-haired boy who captured hers so many years ago.
Summary: On his way out, when she makes the mistake of glancing up, he looks at her directly and grins. She immediately returns to her parchment. Stupid, stupid Cissy.After a while, she’s forgotten him. He hasn’t forgotten her. Pretty, pretty Narcissa, he thinks with a smile.
Summary: Susan Bones is always getting mixed up with her best friend, Hannah Abbott. She doesn't know why because not only do they look very different, but their tastes are different, too - even down to the flavours of their lip balm. For sunny, popular Hannah loves to try new things, and Susan stays with the same lip balm she's always known.
But perhaps she should try something new.
Disclaimer: I am not JK Rowling.
This story has been written for Lea (mugglegirlmarauder) on the occasion of her birthday. Although she is a Gryffindor here, Pottermore begs to differ and has wisely put her in Hufflepuff.
Thank also to Natalie (hestiajones) for the pairing and the lip balm. I'm not sure the story quite does your inspiration justice :(.
Summary: An account of Rose and Scorpius' relationship, right from the awkward beginning to what might be the end.
Summary: Rose and Scorpius both really like cherries.
Summary: For Angelina Weasley birthdays were something she'd rather forget. But then George takes her at her word and decides to watch a Quidditch game with Lee instead of spending time with her. So what's a witch to do? She could spend her evening crouched over the accounts ... or perhaps she could crash her favourite haunt and see what transpires.
Disclaimer: I'm not JK Rowling, but I think she'd understand that marriage doesn't mean your life ends with that ring on your finger.
Michael Corner muses on his short-lived relationship with Daphne Greengrass.
Originally a drabble written for the amazing Jess/ToBeOrNotToBe…in the SBBC's Musical Drabble Exchange. It was based off the song "Ain't that a B*tch" by Aerosmith and the title is taken from the lyrics of that song.
A big thank you to Natalie, the impeccably wonderful beta for this in its drabble form.
Winner of the 2012 Quicksilver Quill Award - Best Non-Canon Romance.
Summary: Eileen Prince, now known as Irma Pince, has never loved anyone since her son was born 37 years ago. She harbours more regrets and heartache than any one person should ever have to bear.
Argus Filch has no family to speak of, is relatively friendless and alone. Stuck between two worlds.
Neither of them trust, and why should they? They have never known anything but pain and betrayal.
But could things that tear so many couples apart bring this odd one together?
This is Eleanor Lupin writing for the Great Hall Cotillion!
Summary: Neville has got quite enough to be getting on with already, thank you very much, and this... situation with Luna is not making things any easier.
Summary: Their greatest gain was the existence of hope; their biggest loss was the pain of ignorance.This is hestiajones ... yeah. Her millionth entry for the GH Cotillion Challenge. Thanks, Kara, for the pairing! And I'm not J.K.Rowling.
Summary: Why does Arthur Weasley so hate Lucius Malfoy?
Does Narcissa Malfoy actually envy her older sister?
Because following your heart is all well and good in stories, but in real life, happily ever after doesn't always work.
And you never forget.
This is Eleanor Lupin writing for the Great Hall Cotillion!
The only joy Amycus Carrow can seem to find is in breaking people.
I am Padfoot11333 of Hufflepuff, I fully realise this is under the minimum word length, and this is my fourth entry for the Great Hall Cotillion.
As You-Know-Who slowly conquers the world, Poppy Pomfrey waits from the wings of Hogwarts as her loved ones fight against the Dark Arts. She doesn't quite believe that she could lose them, though....
This is inspirations of Hufflepuff writing for the Inaugural Great Hall Cotillion. :)
Summary: Not all of us experience true love, but crushes are an inevitable part of life. Unfortunately, crushes are often mistaken for love. But really, how different is actual love from plain infatuation?
This is Ginny Weasley Potter of Hufflepuff house, writing for the Great Hall Cotillion. The pairing I’ve written about is Seamus/Lavender.
Summary: For years, Lucy Weasley bared her soul in the letters she wrote to Lorcan Scamander. Now, as they are in the process of moving in together, she discovers a box filled with each and every one of those letters; her essence in written form. Presented with irrefutable proof, can Lucy like the person she finds? In her turmoil, she writes to Lorcan, of course.
This is Free_Elf of Hufflepuff finally getting around to writing for the Great Hall Cotillion.
Summary: Percy has every procedure, every regulation, perfectly memorized. He knows the precise difference in rank between a Persian Justicar and an American Senator. The annual international conference he organizes goes off each year without a hitch. He has everything under control. This is, perhaps, the reason why Percy is so out of sorts when he wakes up next to a beautiful woman and hasn't the slightest idea what to do next.
This is AcaciaCarter of Hufflepuff, writing for the Great Hall Cotillion of 2012.