Summary: Rita Skeeter is an infamous journalist whose "savage quill has punctured many inflated reputations." But was she always like the annoying pest who Harry knows? What about her story? How did she become the Rita Skeeter we all love to hate?
This is hestiajones of Hufflepuff House writing for the Untold Story Challenge. It won the challenge, and has been nominated recently for a QSQ in Best General category. :D
Thanks to Fresca (Colores) for betaing! You really helped me give the story a coherent whole. And to Carole (Equinox Chick) too, for the “revenge against the ex” tip. :D
DISCLAIMER: All characters and premises belong to J.K.Rowling. However, the Corner brothers, Simon Rosier and the Thorntons are mine. ;)
The smell was powerful, so magnificently intense…so very, very alluring.
There was a war going on. Fear was prevalent everywhere and these species were free to roam the city of London. Free to breed…free to feed on whoever they desired. It’s one thing to get afraid when being attacked, but the fear goes to a whole new level when you can’t see your attacker…
Follow the lives of two Muggles running through the narrow alleyways of London, when they’re suddenly confronted by one of the most feared creatures in the Wizarding world.
Summary: Andromeda reflects on her sister Bella, and how she is not who she thought she was, but the person she was afraid she would become.
Summary: [WIP: 3 of 25] Their arranged marriage was a tug–of–war: a war–of–wits, a war–of–pride, a war–of–dominance. But if both ever succumb to each other, will either survive the other's trials or the real war brewing around them? [Draco Malfoy & Angelina Johnson]
Summary: A missing moment of sorts from 'Half-Blood Prince.'
To be a vampire is to live with a thirst, to live forever. You play the game, and you get what you want.
Written to fulfill the request of a fellow SPEWer for the Spooky Swap for a story that covered dangerous territory.
Summary: A woman runs from her past, unable to remember whose blood is on her hands; yet the memory will only drive her deeper into madness when she remembers what she has done.
Ignorance is your new best friend.
Will she say it, or won’t she? You’ve been waiting for half of your life to hear her say those three words. But no. She’ll just continue to hurt you, and you know it, deep down. Know it, but refuse to believe it.
Summary: Frank and Alice Longbottom display the honour and nobility that made them so popular in the Wizarding World and moved a stunned society to lash out in anger after the vicious attack which incapacitated them. Warning: Rated for profanity and violence (not sex). UK English.
Summary: To prove her loyalty to the her master's cause, Bellatrix Lestrange will go to any length. And killing Meda's daughter? That was now a personal challenge...
Summary: When Severus screams an unforgivable word, Lily is horrorstruck. Her best friend has just completely turned on her, and stranger still, she comes to a revelation that crushes her. But she has to stand up for herself. This cannot continue, unless…
This is AshTonks of Ravenclaw House. Please enjoy!
Summary: In the dark the mind has no distractions. It is free to wander, to dream, to fret and to lose grip on reality. For months, Luna Lovegood and the wandmaker Mr. Ollivander have sat in their dark cell in the Malfoy’s basement awaiting their final fates.
How they deal with the fear and each other will have a major affect on both of them for the rest of their lives.
Summary: Nothing went as it should. Demetri Rosier was supposed to be with Genevieve Weasley. It should have stayed that way.
But it didn't.
Nathaniel Nightingale has taken control of the wizarding world, with Genevieve at his side. She has become an empty shell of her former self. Demetri can see it and it kills him.
And the worst part? She is pregnant with Nathaniel's child.
An alternate look from Demetri's perspective if everything had gone wrong.
Songfic to the song, "Mr. Brightside" by the Killers.
Summary: Voldemort and the Death Eaters are waiting for Harry Potter in the clearing. Among those present is a woman, Narcissa Malfoy, who is considering her family’s fate. Then, Harry Potter comes and the Dark Lord casts the Killing Curse...yet, Harry, as Narcissa finds out, is not dead. Why does she decide to lie for him?
Summary: "He has feared it all along - for longer than she has, he has feared this day, this argument, this goodbye. In the past months she has come to fear it too, and all summer they have merely been waiting." Andromeda leaves the only life and love she knows behind.
Summary: In the back of her mind, dark shapes keep reappearing. But she doesn’t know what they truly are. The special gift Ellen has detects what others cannot, what other wizards and witches are unable to see and hear.
One girl’s journey as she finds that the darkness outside is growing, and the only way out is to hear the screaming.
Summary: The second installment to my my series: The Tear-Stained Memoirs. This is a story of love, pain, and revenge. Through the eyes of a boy in love whose world is torn apart by the very object of his affection.
NOTE! Since this is the second installment to the series, the full plot of the story may not be fully understood without first reading the main story, Alone. I realise that Alone is long, and in that regard, probably the last three chapters would give you enough background to get the full picture of this story. Thanks for reading, and I hope you enjoy it.
Upon completion of this story, keep an eye out for the next installment: A Heart's Confession
Summary: Severus Snape has just killed Dumbledore and is thus considered the most loyal servant of You-Know-Who. But his new position as headmaster of Hogwarts leaves him with more challenges than he ever anticipated.
Nicole Shaw never understood why she had been Sorted into Slytherin. Now, at the age of seventeen, the Sorting Hat’s choice is going to lead her into a dangerous situation. She cannot find it in her to accept the new regime at Hogwarts, but she is too scared to take action either.
This is a story about the painful reality of Hogwarts under Voldemort's control. Whilst Harry, Ron and Hermione have disappeared to find Horcruxes, life at Hogwarts must somehow go on ...
Summary: A long time ago, Rodolphus, my best friend, told me that our lives were like the night sky: though our lives are mostly filled with darkness, there are always points of light. I believed him because he brought so much brightness to my life.
Until he was murdered.
Now I face a hunt for revenge, memories of a lost love, and a darkening future.
Rated safely for mature themes such as suicide, revenge, extreme prejudice against homosexuality.
Summary: Regulus is respected and feared by the Slytherins, but his disenchantment has already begun. Along comes a young Barty Crouch Junior, who is every bit the embodiment of Regulus’ own doubts about the Dark Lord and the Death Eaters…
This story won second place in the Gift of Gab Challenge.
Summary: Percy Weasley has always lived a life that was framed by rules. He had loved them, to the extent of losing his family, but when the rules begin to turn on those they are supposed to protect, what will Percy do? This is the story of the boy who becomes a man, of a rule abider who becomes a rule breaker. This is the story of the other Weasley.
This is eternalangel submitting my final for the Character Exploration Class.