Summary: Isolation. Anger. Guilt.
Amos Diggory isn't coping.
Summary: When Lucius takes the blame for all the Dark deeds of the Malfoy family, Narcissa is left alone to cope with losing everything. The once proud jewel of the Black family is tormented by her greatest loss as she suffers the consequences of her husband’s actions.
The Dark Marks are growing stronger. The Triwizard Tournament is back. Severus is getting worried as Destiny is getting prepared. Salazar is conflicted and Silver is acting indifferent. Drake is officially included into the trio’s pack.
A great evil is approaching but something else is leering around the corner. The trio will have to face two hardships this year; the Dark Lord’s return and … the Yule ball?
Summary: Hope is like a flickering candle. It can be snuffed out, but it can also be relit. The Christmas Eve before Sirius' escape an unlikely encounter with two young Aurors brings up memories of a happier time, a time he had forgotten long ago...
A year of hard choices and tough talks:
A year of hard choices and tough talks:
Destiny learns about the grim reality that is her dad’s past. Then it is a power struggle between Salazar and Severus as the trio takes up Occlumency on Dumbledore’s orders. Drake finally asks Silver to open up to him but can she do so? And, is Silver the only one that is confused about feelings? Drake doesn’t think so. Will Salazar awake to the reality that lies in his heart?
Voldemort’s servant returns to his master and while two have discussed their status, the third must choose. Destiny must decide where she stands in the next war to come. The end of the year comes as a blow. Will the long time allies decide to separate or will they finally become something more?
A prisoner of Azkaban reflects on what is and what could have been.
Little did he know that he was in for a surprise…
Summary: "Life is short, but this time it was bigger
Than the strength he had to get up off his knees." -Whiskey Lullaby by Brad Paisley
Abraxas is in his old age, dying from the dragon pox, when he gets an unexpected visitor from his past.
This is part of my Separation series, and is the sequel to The Purity of the Turf. However, it can stand alone.
Nagini Riddle here of Gryffindor, writing for the TV Challenge.
*Suicide warning is for the fact that Abraxas contracted the dragon pox on purpose.*
Summary: In a world where Peter does not hero-worship James, James’s life foreshadows Harry’s, Remus hides his Patronus for love, and Sirius is raised by a loving family, how differently would their lives turn out?
This story is dedicated to my dogs, since it came to me while I was ridding them of ticks.
On a less serious note, I also want to dedicate it to my Marauder Era goddesses--Gmariam/Gingin and Equinox Chick/Croll. Croll deserves all the beta reader awards in the planet for her valuable tips.
Summary: A young Tom Riddle's trip to the seaside quickly becomes a voyage of discovery and destruction.
Summary: Harry and his friends have been dreaming of seven artifacts that, when brought together, can summon Life and Death. Voldemort seeks them so he can become immortal, and Dumbledore seeks them to stop Voldemort. When Harry and his friends are sent into another realm through their dreams to find these artifacts before both Voldemort and Dumbledore, they begin to unwittingly unleash old magics that have been thought lost to time, and awaken ancient creatures that would have been better off left sleeping. 5th year AU. Book One of Three.
Summary: "It's like I 'm lost
It's like I'm giving up slowly
It's like you're a ghost that's haunting me
Leave me alone
And I know these voices in my head
Are mine alone" -Addicted by Kelly Clarkson
It's been a year since Fred's death, and Katie finds herself in a terrible bind.
AU warning simply because I have written the story as if Katie was present when Fred was killed.
Summary: Merope Gaunt has never been celestial.
Nominated for a 2014 QSQ - Best Dark/Angst.
Summary: Part One in the "Penumbra" Series.
They call it the War of Blood, a cataclysm which will decide the fate of all sentient life and of wizardry. The Wizarding World is diseased, but Voldemort is just the canker. The worst elements of wizardry have now gathered, not only Death Eaters and Dementors, but all elements of darkness, because underneath it all, invisible to most but nonetheless present, there is an ancient war raging.
As he departs on the Horcrux Hunt, Harry Potter finds an unexpected ally. After he disappears, the unrest and corruption in the Ministry starts making things difficult for the Order and easier for the Death Eaters, Voldemort has found a new and deadly ally, and in the meantime, an elite group of goblins begin planning their own fight against Voldemort.
Summary: “You won’t,” he said and smiled, an ugly, disfigured looking thing as though he had forgotten the art. How she could remember his smile…. “I know you. You wouldn’t, Meda. Not to me.” Shortly after breaking out of Azkaban, Sirius Black pays someone a visit.
Summary: Pansy confronts Draco after the final battle and, along with the blood and dust of war, the last dregs of childhood are washed away.
Summary: The second wizarding war is over, and Susan Bones is doing her part to put the wizarding world back together. When tragedy strikes on an Auror mission, Susan is thrust into the dark magical underground where she meets her old flame and ally, Blaise Zabini.
I am eternalangel of Ravenclaw, and this is my entry for the third annual Great Hall Cotillion.
Summary: The silver haunts him, and he wonders if he can ever truly be free of the curse he has been given.
A story of friendship, fear, and bitter anguish.
Summary: Potter. Weasley. Malfoy. Black. Seven years after the Battle of Hogwarts, a new threat has emerged that will cross distant lands and centuries in this thinking person's canon fantasy. A dark, ensemble page-turner filled with action, suspense, and mystery.
Summary: On Christmas day, Merope finds herself eating snow. But another beggar comes along and ends up sharing something wonderful with her.
Written for the Yuletide challenge, prompt The Unexpected Guest. It took Second Place!
Nominated for a 2014 QSQ for Best General Fic!
Summary: She has decided to come home for the Christmas season, but you can’t understand why. After all, you and she are no longer friends, and you go out of your way to be spiteful to her.
Petunia Evans cannot stand the freak she lives with, but perhaps there is something more to her feelings than just hatred.
Written for the Yuletide challenge, prompt Holiday Hell.