Barty Crouch Jr. and Regulus Black; two boys with different expectations thrust upon them.
This is the story of how their paths cross, merge and then divide, leading towards two different endings; one tragic, one heroic.
"The Death Eaters, I want to join." I stared at him. His blue eyes were steady, his mouth set. He looked resolute. He had thought this over.
And then I got it. I finally got Sirius.
Nominated for Best Dark/Angsty Story in the 2011 Quicksilver Quills and for Best Marauder Era in 2012. Thank you so much!
Summary: Remus Lupin goes to live with the werewolves: can he persuade them to turn their backs on Voldemort?
Summary: Petunia waits for some guests to arrive, but she may in for quite a surprise.
This is eternalangel from Ravenclaw writing for the Great Hall Illustration for Inspiration Challenge.
Summary: Albus Dumbledore tries to deal with the twin blows of losing his sister and his lover.
This is AidaLuthien writing for Round One of the Character Clinic Triathlon.
Summary: As Draco Malfoy walks into a dusty shop in Diagon Alley, his eyes fall on something that makes him recall a day he wants to forget.
This is majestic_ginny of Hufflepuff writing for Round One of the 2012 Character Triathlon.
Summary: Ron runs away, and runs into a spot of bother.
This is Northumbrian of Ravenclaw writing for Round One of the 2012 Character Triathlon.
Summary: During the hunt for Horcruxes, Ron left. When Harry was close to death, Ron came back. What did Ron do while Harry and Hermione were moving from place to place and tearing through Godric’s Hollow? How did Ron survive on his own, with Snatchers and Death Eaters crawling all over the Wizarding World, unable and unwilling to let his family know what he’d done?
This is noblefate of Ravenclaw writing for Round One of the 2012 Madam Pomfrey’s One-Shot Character Triathlon.
Summary: What happens when an enraged teenager goes after the man that ruined his life?
Inspired by the lovely hestiajones' story, The Receding. Thank you Natalie!
Summary: You have always loved the chase. The pursuit of Quaffles and dragons have carried you through decades. But before you discovered your childhood hobby or your career, before you can even remember, you have sought (loved) him. [reposted under new account name]
Summary: Written for the 2012 Character Challenge, a missing moment in which Draco Malfoy receives the Dark Mark before returning to school for his sixth year. Several years later, he violently regrets his choice.
Summary: Draco reflects on his future directly after the Battle of Hogwarts.
Summary: It is the beginning of seventh year, and Neville has had just about enough of Amycus Carrow.
This is Acacia Carter of Hufflepuff writing for the first third of the Character Triathalon, for the "missing moment" prompt.
Many thanks to Jess for the lightning-fast beta.
Summary: Haunted by his many failures and by the memory of his friends, Sirius Black comes to Hogwarts to seek the counsel of the only wizard who can help him. Until Justice is done, however, his only master is Truth.
Summary: Before: Wife of a strong, powerful man, mother of a bright, beautiful son, lady of the Manor, proud, fulfilled, content, respected.
After: Wife of a weary, downtrodden man, mother of a scared, lost boy, slave, ashamed, miserable, afraid, disregarded.
It started with him and damn it all if I'll let him finish it too.
Summary: Through the tiny, barred windows of Azkaban, Sirius Black sees a man approaching the prison.
This is majestic_ginny of Hufflepuff writing for the Illustration for Inspiration Challenge 2012 over at the Great Hall.
that's such a pretty name
I'm gonna smile when
you say goodbye...
Narcissa Malfoy is a balanced person. She does not fly off the handle, she does not overreact.
But sometimes things happen. And sometimes people snap.
The song lyrics in this are from Miriam by Norah Jones. Big thank you to Alice/theblacksister, my awesome beta!
Summary: Albus Dumbledore tries to confront some of his demons.
This is AidaLuthien of Hufflepuff submitting my entry for Rosmerta's Mini-Gauntlet being held in The Three Broomsticks over at the MNFF beta boards.
Summary: This may be the end: one final battle will determine the fate of the Wizarding World. But as war wages on outside Hogwarts, how does Ginny Weasley cope? Will she survive the night, or will the battle leave her forever broken?
Summary: This is Gwen Evens of Gryffendor submitting my entry for Rosmerta's Mini-Gauntlet being held in The Three Broomsticks over at the MNFF beta boards.
Character Sirius Black
His life basically.
Live, Laugh, Love, Pain, Fear, Sorrow, Life!