Narcissa Black was fine.
She was doing well in school, her sister was getting married, and she had a boyfriend.
Oh, yes, she had a boyfriend. Dark, tall, enchanting Rabastan Lestrange. He was every Slytherin girl’s fantasy. Narcissa had been dreaming about him for years. And now he was all hers.
But Lucius Malfoy was worried about her.
Summary: “But if I’m fire,” I protested, “and you’re ice, what do we have in common?” Tom smirked, reaching up and twisting a strand of my hair around his finger. “Destruction.” I pressed my knife to his throat, drawing blood. “My feelings exactly.” TR/GW
Summary: Abigail Sampson Black lived for almost fifteen years away from the love of her life. She raised his son alone.
Her love for him never wavered. Her heart beat only for him. What happens when in a moment of anger she lashes out and those are the last words he hears from her? With her love dead, Abby just doesn’t have the will to go on.
This is loosely based on the song, ‘Beaches of Cheyenne’ by Garth Brooks. It was going to be a songfic but my muse had another idea.
This is a companion one-shot to The Unknown Heir. It also ties into Love Beyond Forever. This is the story of Abby’s death that Skylar refers to in chapter two of The Unknown Heir.
Summary: Gilderoy Lockhart is used to stealing people's life achievements. But one particular insant is one that truly haunts him, and he doesn't even have a face to associate it with.
I am OliveOil_Med, and this is my entry for the Ravenclaw Almost-Gauntlet.
Summary: Sin, Blood, Faith, Forgiveness, Growth, Life. Redemption.
Summary: Mild-mannered Hogwarts professor Quirinius Quirrell enters a dark Albanian forest in search of a bloodthirsty vampire, but what he encounters is something far more dangerous. . . .
Summary: There is a crisis in the Wizarding Community. In order to stop it, the Ministry must take drastic action. Minister Scrimgouer passes a legislation to preserve the Magical World, but what will the effects be on the witches and wizards of Britain. And what will happen to Ginny Weasley, forced to marry a man she's sworn to hate?
Summary: Who ever said life is going according to ones wishes? It would certainly make it easier, and more so when you possess the power to change things at will, like your appearance. But wouldn’t life be boring without risk and danger?
Lucy is about to find out exactly that. But she would never learn from it for her experience comes too late – albeit being early for her.
Summary: What does it mean to be a Gryffindor, to be brave? Ginny Weasley knows. She’s seen self-sacrificing courage save her life. One by one, those who loved her have fallen, and she stands alone, facing the greatest evil of her time. Can she call on this knowledge to save herself, or will she, too, be lost?
Summary: Cedric Diggory didn't just die in the graveyard of Little Hangleton: he saved Harry Potter's life, and it was just the beginning of his journey.
Summary: As our story begins, we meet a young man named Alexander. He is the apprentice of a blacksmith in the village of Orios in 17th century Ireland who has recently lost his entire family, but the most tragic death among these is that of his sister Emily. In this tale, he will relate her story to a mage in the magical community of Orios.
Summary: Reporter Adrian Bryant as been asked to cover the first ever Triwizard Tournament being held at Durmstrang after the disastrous one at Hogwarts. Fears are high and memories still sting as Adrian interviews the new headmaster of Durmstrang and a former Quidditch legend.
I am eternalangel of Ravenclaw and this is my entry for the second task of the Triwizard Tournament.
Summary: Severus Snape is undoubtedly a man who has had more than his fair share of adversity. And he is also a man twisted by his experiences. What childhood experiences, only hinted at in the memories Harry accidentally saw during Occlumency lessons, helped mold Snape into the Death Eater he later became?
Summary: This is a grisly tale of revenge. A man awaits his prey patiently, ferociously. He owes it to his closest friends who were betrayed by his victim. He plans to give his victim the worst possible death he can imagine.
Summary: After a year full of bombings and killings, we thought it couldn’t get worse. But we were horribly wrong. And then they struck the final blow… upon our tolerance.
This was the day when Mumbai, India’s financial capital was attacked by terrorists. They kept the city hostage for around sixty hours taking hundreds of lives and injuring many more. This attack is counted amongst the most deadliest terrorist attacks so far. It raised a wave of fury and unity in Mumbai.
But after all this, are we, as residents of this diverse world, really united? Why do we fight with each other, just because we belong to different religions? Does difference in faith really matter?
I am Ginny Weasley Potter from Hufflepuff and this story is for the Written Word Challenge of the Hogwarts Spring Term, 2009. I am writing to support the organisation called ‘Citizens For Peace’.
Summary: Narcissa Malfoy lived the charmed life. She had it all: beauty, wealth, affluence and a son she adored, but when Narcissa Malfoy finds out she has a devasting Muggle disease that can not be cured by wizard medicine, she quickly learns what is truly important in her life. For ahead of Narcissa lies a turbulent journey to acceptance and understanding, if only she has the courage to face it.
Dedicated to Elizabeth "Toni" Vouaux-Stinecipher R.I.P.
This was written for Vindictus Viridian’s Written Word Term Challenge
Summary: What thoughts would go through your mind if you knew you only had seconds to live? Would you think about happy times or sad? Those you are leaving behind, or those you are going to see? Would you think about what you accomplished in your life or what you left undone? Would your mind be filled with regrets or pride?
A moment exists between life and death. For some that moment covers a lifetime of memories, for others it is all too brief.
Summary: Sirius has spent ten years of his life locked up for crimes he had not committed. Hopelessness and despair seemed to be the only way out for Black, who has to face his worst memories everyday. Azkaban would have destroyed Sirius if it hadn’t been for James. See what comes of a person who survives Azkaban, and finds a measure of peace along the way.