Summary: If war is the darkest days, and the future worth fighting for is the lightest days, then what are the days between? The war ends but the wounds are left unhealed. People die and people are hurt. The healing process is slow, and until it is over everyone is stuck in the grey days between victory and healing.
This is a collection of short stories about how different characters deal with issues created by the war.
Summary: As Tonks stands in the living room of her mother's house and watches Remus walk out the door to go to Hogwarts for the big battle, she must decide to stay with her son, or follow her husband.
This is the story of that heart-wrenching decision.
I do not own anything you recongise in this story. It all belongs to J.K. Rowling. I am just thankful to be allowed to play in her world for a little while.
Summary: An old defeated man awaits his end. It comes with consequences.
Summary: Ten years ago, a prophecy that had dictated the future of all the world was fulfilled. in a final duel, a chance distraction by a small child led to the downfall of the head of the Rebellion. Harry James Potter was killed, along with any hope of destroying the Dark Lord. All who supported him were killed in the most deadly massacre the Wizarding World has ever known, and life in Britain has never been the same.
Ten years after his father's death, Harry Potter's son is leading a new rebellion. Which side will you choose?
Summary: One rainy night, two individuals.
A woman who has had her share of difficulties in life. A boy whose life has just begun, but who is already scarred forever by two unfortunate deaths.
Can they help each other to patch up the missing parts and rebuild a shattered existence?
Summary: She was their plaything for so long. Now that she’s free again, Cho tries to find pleasure in love, but innocence left her long ago with loneliness as her only lover.
Summary: It is said that to be forewarned is to be forearmed. But sometimes, even with the knowledge of what is to come, the destination will always be the same - no matter the difference in the path travelled. Waking up one morning Harry finds his familiar surroundings eerily altered. Sent to a dark future shaped under the rule of Voldemort, in which all knowledge of his existence has been forgotten, Harry is forced to rely on one of the few people who remembers his name: Severus Snape. 6th Year AU. Nominated for best Dark/Angst story in the 2008 QSQ.
Summary: Willing out every memory he could think of, he gasped for the boy to take them. He had no other way to explain. The boy had to end this. There was no other way now. Perhaps there never would have been any other way. Thank God that Granger girl was with him to help. It would be over soon if the boy would only look at him.
Lily’s beautiful green eyes met his. Lily. Lovely Lily. His Lily. The green eyes swam and swayed out of focus, but Snape could see green distantly before him as though looking through a cloud. As he continued to watch, it came back into focus.
This is a story of Severus Snapes journey on
Summary: He thinks he's supposed to feel guilty, but he doesn't. A continuation of A Cold Heaven.
Summary: Sirius was staring at the patch of carpet where the boggart, pretending to be Harry’s body, had lain. (OotP, Ch 9)
What was going through Sirius’s mind during “The Woes of Mrs. Weasley”? A missing moment from OotP.
Summary: Tom Riddle has placed his final Unforgivable Cuirse, plunging Severus in a mythic journey through his Dark Night of the Soul, aided by two Secret Keepers and a Muggle Healer with deep understanding of the ways of Magic.
This story promises to take on somewhat epic proportions.
Reviews are much appreicated, and always welcomed.
Summary: A witch-child. A minister's son. Love. Possession. Death. My version of a wizarding fairy tale.
Summary: Harry has mysteriously lost most of his powers and is marked for assassination. Hermione is in her apprenticeship, studying to become an FCI - Forensic Criminal Investigator, and Hogwarts has a new Headmaster that seems to butt heads with The Chosen One. One other thing, a deep dark secret is revealed about one of the Maurauders. Welcome to Harry's last year at Hogwarts...erm...one way or another.
Summary: In his 4th year at Hogwarts, Severus Snape is given the chance of a lifetime. His father finally wants him to come home for Christmas. But one thing after another happens and an unlucky turn of events causes him to lose his way. He only has a day to get home. Or he risks never seeing his father again. Is there any chance of Severus finding happiness this Christmas?
I am Rachel_Marie of Hufflepuff and this is my entry for the Winter Snows Challenge Prompt #1.
Summary: Voldemort has fallen, but so have many of the Order. Ron won't allow himself to grieve; he doesn't feel anything at all. Will he learn to accept the deaths, or continue to feel numb?
Summary: Death is never easy.
Watching his father from heaven, Cedric Diggory doesn't know what to do. His father is miserable without him. With the holidays right around the corner, Cedric wants nothing more than to be home for Christmas.
Written for Winter Snows - Home for Christmas by Sly Severus of Slytherin.
Summary: As Voldemort's reign of terror continues in the wizarding world, his secret apprentice is beginning to make a name for himself. If Voldemort's apprentice becomes as strong as Voldemort, the wizarding world as we know it will be shattered and the two of them will erect a new order free of Mudbloods, Muggles, Blood Traitors, and anyone else that is unfit. But what went wrong? What happened between Voldemort and his Apprentice that would lead to the Dark Lord's eventual downfall? What was the Apprentice's fate? What lies next in the wizarding world? And is the evil gone for good, or is a new darkness lurking in the ashes of the old?
Summary: Ron's world falls apart when he discovers the death of his wife, Hermione. Desperate to understand why it happened, he becomes determined to find the people responsible. However his hunt leads him to discover the darkness and suffering of those who the second war sought to suppress.
This is a round 7 Gauntlet entry by coolh5000 of Slytherin
Summary: The year is 1945 and Albus Dumbledore has been asked by the Aurors to identify the body of a student of his who has died under suspicious circumstances, but this student was no ordinary student. Tom Riddle was extraordinary. As Albus begins to search for Riddle’s murderer, he begins to understand the true depth of Riddle’s involvement in the Dark Arts and why it was he was murdered. The murderer may be closer to Albus than even he suspects.
Thanks to Butterbeer Drinker for being a wonderful guide and encouraging me to finish this gauntlet when I was about to quit!
I am eternalangel of Ravenclaw and this is my submission to the seventh round of the gauntlet.
Summary: On the strangest night of Severus' life, it is all he can do to keep from falling apart.