Summary: Vox pro decor, decor pro vox. It is a spell with more dire repercussions than Carolyn Riddle ever imagined. Beauty for power, power for beauty - every person has their price.
Summary: It is a magical evening. Bill and Fleur have just been married and the reception is in full swing. The guests are swaying gently to the music, the drinks are flowing freely, and the Trio are finally enjoying a perfectly normal evening…that is until a silvery Patronus appears in their midst.
Harry Potter always knew it would fall to him to defeat Lord Voldemort and, with four Horcruxes left to find and destroy, that task is more than a little daunting. Harry knew it would take the combined efforts of him, Ron, and Hermione to complete the task and finally defeat Voldemort once and for all. But Harry accepted it, however reluctantly. He knew he needed Ron and Hermione with him, that they would be essential in his quest. What Harry didn’t count on was the addition of two more people to the group. But what was he to do? After all, no one told Ginny and Lukas Weasley to grab onto his arm while he, Ron, and Hermione were Apparating away from Bill and Fleur’s reception. Will Ginny and Lukas prove to be a hindrance to Harry or will they end up being invaluable resources in the final battle of good versus evil?
Some said he had been a Death Eater, others that he had fought bravely for the Ministry during the war. Nearly everyone took advantage of his fabulous hospitality. And fabulous it was; in his superb Wiltshire home he gave the most amazing parties, and not the least remarkable thing about them was that few people could recognise their host. He seemed to be a man without a background, without history, whose eyes were always searching the glittering crowds for something… or someone?
Summary: When Fred and George find Loki's amulet, they have no idea what chaos they would unleash into the world... Now Ginny is unconscious and only Harry, Ron, Hermione and Neville can save her, but only if they complete Loki's tasks. -- A humour/action/adventure story. Slight Ron/Hermione and Ginny/Neville. -- After almost two years of floundering, Chapter 8 is FINALLY up! -- Won 2ND PLACE in Quarterly Challange the First: History and Mythology!
Summary: Voldemort is at the height of his power. His terrible reign is fought only by the Order of the Phoenix, and they are outnumbered ten to one. Petunia Evans, 19, is fresh out of Hogwarts and a not-so-useful member of said Order. But when Petunia's memory is modified and members are kidnapped by Death Eaters, it is up to Petunia, her childhood friend Severus and the four Marauders to change the direction of the war and save the person most important to Petunia. Along the way, they will have to face old grudges and old crushes that can be just as harmful as the Death Eaters.
Originally an unfinished entry for a gauntlet way back when, this fic evolved from there.
Note: This fic is AU, based on the question "What if Petunia had been the witch instead of Lily?".
Summary: Young Ginny Weasley is only days away from beginning her Hogwart's career when she spots a strange package.
This is my final for MithrilQuill's NEWT Level Potions: The Dungeons
Summary: In Harry’s sixth year a fifth house is added at Hogwarts. During re-sorting, recent events cause Harry to reconsider – and he unintentionally ends up in Slytherin, where he meets Simon, a former Ravenclaw.
When a new prophecy surfaces, old bonds of friendship will be challenged. Harry has to deal with the question of friend or foe, faith or fool, while living in times of mistrust, betrayal, and death. (No Slash)
Summary: Sean Myers is sixteen years old and a student of an arcane version of magic that has all but disappeared. Sara Myers, Sean's twin sister, is the top student at Salem's Academy embodying everything her mother wishes in a daughter. As the summer before what should have been their sixth year begins both lives are changed and they find themselves in England with almost no idea why. Soon they find out that not all things are as they seem and many things happen for a reason.
Ships are H/OC, R/Hr, G/OC
Summary: It is the Golden Trio's sixth year, and the newest DADA professor has arrived at Hogwart, bringing with her all the right answers AND all the right questions. Pairings are not determined as of yet. This story is AU as of the publishing of HBP.
Summary: This is the story of a girl who's gone missing,
A man known for kissing
A coward with a cane,
And twenty-five different ways to bring Death Eater pain!
This is the story of a book
At which baddie's would love a look
A mum and her small lad
And his curiously absent dad.
This is the story of laughter and pain
This is the story of sunshine and rain
This is how things go from bad--
How love grows and thrives--
In an AU universe!
Sirius is on a mission,
His daughter is missing
Lucius Malfoy's a crook
And as for the rest, you'll just have to look.
For adventure waits inside these pages,
How to love, live and die
And even how to survive
For curious things can happen
On a journey in a book
You may learn a lesson or two
On how to live life--
And how to live life again.
This is dragonwings of Gryffindor, writing for the Gauntlet!
Summary: A young man has no memory. He is lost in a strange world, looking for anything that might bring him back to reality. But when he returns, when he knows who he is and what faces him, will he still want to know who he is?
One DH spoiler (A line by Ron), but mainly Book 7 disregarded. Even when it comes out of AU..
Second Place in the Gauntlet's Fifth Run by BlackHairedWeasley of Slytherin House.
Summary: After a plea from a friend, Remus and Nymphadora Lupin set off to help. Nymphadora finds herself separated from Remus. As she searches her belongings and the area around her, many surprises come about including some unlikely allies.
I'm Cheshlin from Slytherin, and this is my entry for the 5th Gauntlet
Summary: Fresh in the Order of the Phoenix, young Nymphadora Tonks is sent on a mission to help change the course of history. Accompanied by only a Time-Turner and other small objects, Tonks must save a woman’s life to help a certain Chosen One in the future. Will she succeed, or only fall helplessly into the clutches of her enemies? Danger, thrill, and unexpected guidance and friendship are to come.
I am PadfootnPeeves of Gryffindor for the Gauntlet.
Summary: Blaise Zabini has come of age. He never suspected the complications this could lead to
I am leahsm2 of Slytherin and this is my entry for Round Five of the Gauntlet. Belated thanks to Abbi for Betaing this revised version.
Summary: What happens when you wake up on a grassy hillside to find a bag in a Time-Turner? Ronald Weasley isn't to sure. The last thing he knew, he was on his way back to Harry and Hermione, but something had gone terribly wrong. What has Ron gotten himself into?
I am Weasleyboyfreak of Hufflepuff!
Summary: "Oftentimes, it takes an enemy to reflect our own shortcomings."
Both were sent on a mission to retrieve two things from a person that one hated and one adored. They are sent back to the year 1871 even though the items they need to retrieve are in their present time.
They must work together in order to find a way to complete the mission or find a way out of it. If one, or both, fail, there will be extreme consequences.
An unexpected turn causes Sirius Black to think that the mission will never be completed, and he hopes that his worst enemy, Severus Snape, can find a way to make it work.
Summary: What if something came, something so unexpected and unbelievable, that it had the power to change your whole life? A secret of such overwhelming power and horror, that you were forced to change not only yourself, but the way you saw the world as whole?
We all fancy we know the Potters; mischievous and powerful James, beautiful and strong Lily. But how do we know? In the end, might they have just been human?
[Dark and extremely AU; you have been warned…]
Summary: Written around the lyrics to Angela by Missy Higgins, this one-shot explores a few "what if" questions: what if the places were reversed and it was Lily whose feelings for James were unrequited, what if Sirius had a sister and what if she happened to be Hogwart's very own Mean Girl? Well, if you feel like some light reading, try this story!
Summary: In the nightmarish world where Lord Voldemort was victorious, Hermione, Ron and Ginny struggle to find hope in the growing darkness, and to stay alive. With the Order destroyed and the countryside beseiged by terror, will any of them make it out with their lives?
Summary: Lillian Howell, sixth year Ravenclaw, is one of Hogwarts' entrants in the Triwizard tournament. She travels to Durmstrang to face conundrums, explore new friendships, and dare that biggest mystery of all -- boys!
This was an entry in the Triwizard challenge by Vindictus Viridian of Ravenclaw House. Everything and a hamster Animagus may occur within these screens.