Summary: The Department of Mysteries holds many questions. Questions that could never be answered by some of the bravest and brightest witches and wizards of our age. But for some, there is one question, one fear, that is thought about every day. The one mystery that has brought misery and chaos, as well as inspiration, even joy.
But for Neville Longbottom, this mystery is not the end, but the beginning. And as Neville finds the path in his journey, he brings with him even more questions. Questions about life, death, and what lies beyond the Veil.
1st place winner of the Gauntlet's 4th run by BlackHairedWeasley of Slytherin House.
Summary: My name is Eregonian Miran Shinai Thundeir. Not that it would matter to you. I have spent six years at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, and am preparing for my final year. My final year of freedom with my magic, before my family forces me to renounce my gift. While I expect this year to be the same as all others, things rarely happen in the manner which I intend them to. I invite you to accompany me, into the Gryffindor seventh year boys' dormitory, 1975, for my final year in the arms of Mother Hogwarts. EDITED BY MOD - No more than 2 line breaks please.
Summary: McKee returns in this tale of deception and desperation. Unsure of what she will find upon return to her family and former life, and bearing the burden of an ancient disease, she searches for some sense of well-being before she finds herself in the gutter of all human life...again.
Summary: Part 2 of 'Creating a Ghost'. -- Alicia's life, as she knows it, is over. What do you do when all that you have worked for, and everyone that you care about is gone? How do you carry on? You live life in the interim.
This story picks up a year after 'Creating a Ghost' and follows the growing relationship between two old friends. One must trust and have faith before love can grow.
Summary: After the long fight, after all of their hard work, it is over. Voldemort has triumphed, and the Wizarding world has been thrown into darkness. Ginny is the servant of the Malfoys, her free will sucked away from her. Ron is forced to join the Death Eaters, threatened with his family's lives. Hermione is taken prisoner by creatures of the night. But, far away, weak and barely alive, is the one who can pull them out of the storm...if love can survive the challenge.
Summary: Lucius Malfoy is most infamous for being excessively proud of his ancestry and for his disdain for Muggle-borns. But what if he received a letter that changed everything? Takes place during OotP, and it's AU.
Contains snippets of humour.
For the "Dreams" challenge in the fanfiction beta boards... I am Schmerg_The_Impaler of Hufflepuff House.
Summary: Harry has just witnessed the death of Professor Dumbledore, and chases after the murderous Snape before he can escape the grounds. But the former potions master easily captures Harry, and takes him back to Spinnerís End along with Draco Malfoy. What happens to Harry at Spinnerís End? Will Snape cement his allegiance to the Dark Lord and turn Harry over to Voldemort? What happens to Draco Malfoy? Will Voldemort punish him for his failure on the Tower? And what about Severus Snape - will Harry learn the truth about the former Death Eater at last?
This story is now complete, and presents an alternate ending to Harry Potter and The Half Blood Prince, in which Harry learns more than he could have ever imagined about Professor Snape and Professor Dumbledore. He must abandon many of his old convictions and come to an understanding of a new and different reality before setting out on his final journey to vanquish Lord Voldemort in Book Seven.
Summary: What happens when you cross Ginny Weasley with the death of Harry, a tyrannic Voldemort, unwanted fame, and the betrayal of her best friend? You get a very pissed off Ginny, with an agenda for revenge.
A dystopic version of what happens after the final battle, and a bad (in a good way) Ginny that certainly takes her revenge on Voldemort in spades. The 'girl-power' super heroine you've all been waiting for- brought over from another site due to popular demand!
All lyrics are copyrighted by the band Garbage, and no infringement is intended- I thank them for inspiring this plotbunny!
Summary: Draco Malfoy, a youth, infatuated with himself, spurns Pansy Parkinson, the maiden who loves him. All she can do is hope that he will one day return her feelings, but everyone knows that perfect flowers have no hearts.
Written By Madame Marauder of Gryffindor House for NEWTS Mythology.
Summary: Written for Gauntlet 3rd Run
By Vardy of Gryffindor House
Sirius Black's journey as a Death Eater.
Warnings: Alternate Universe, Character Death
Summary: A wolf is always a wolf. Sometimes, he might take the guise of a man and walk among them. He might learn their language, understand their rules, but he will never join them. Remus knows that - raised by the Pack he couldnít forget it - but when the chance arises might he speak in the ears of men? Might he be the wolf that bridges an ancient gap: the wolf that one hears?
Summary: Harry is growing up and into his own. With new friends and old by his side, he battles against the dark forces, and embarks on a mission to know the power the Dark Lord knows not. Meet new characters and creatures and wander down new twists in this alternative version of Harry's sixth year at Hogwarts.
Summary: [Year 1: Complete] Harry's a Slytherin and friends with Draco Malfoy. How will his years at Hogwarts turn out, now that he's a Slytherin? Will he turn to the Dark Arts and be a follower of Voldemort? Or will he kill Voldemort, or die trying, after he learns of the prophecy? Will Harry's choices lead him down a different road? Follow and you will see..."The first step, my son, which one makes in the world, is the one on which depends the rest of our days." -Voltaire
Summary: Wherever his reputation preceded him, he was unwelcome. So he kept inside and played his violin. And the music carried through his open window, and, unseen, he serenaded the city... Remus Lupin, as a Muggle, tutors one Hermione Granger, a brilliant young violinist with a promising career. (AU, slightly allegorical.)
Summary: Post-GoF, Sirius drops in on Harry for his birthday, and takes him out for a night in town. Here, Harry discovers something he hadn't thought existed.
Harry/OC, the ship isn't a major thing, but it's a feature of the story.
Summary: AU afterthe release of HBP, one-shot ONLY. Given the choice between right and easy, Tonks chooses right... and saves Harry from a horrible fate.
Summary: Snape's point of view on the story Piano Squib, which is based on the song Piano Man by Billy Joel. Enjoy!
Summary: Remus has always admired Lily from afar, but who would have known they were destined to be together? Follow Remus and Lily through their wedding.
I am MaraudersAffair of Gryffindor and this is for the August challenge, number one - wedding day.
Summary: A Harry Potterization of the hit song 'Piano Man' by Billy Joel. AU.
Summary: What if everyone was quite mistaken, and Lily was not Harry's mother?