3rd-5th Years • 4 Reviews
'I know I should stop him, but somehow I don’t want to. He’s drunk, far too drunk, but for the first time in years someone wants me
. I feel alive, truly alive. I can suddenly remember what passion feels like, and I never want to stop feeling it, I never want this to end.'
The title is taken from the Paloma Faith song of the same name. This is silverlining95 of Slytherin writing for the 2013 Great Hall Cotillion.
6th-7th Years • 3 Reviews
Summary: 'This is it, boys, this is war... what are we waiting for?
Why don't we break the rules already?' *
As Michael Corner enters his seventh year at Hogwarts, he knows the world around him is changing, and not for the better. He also knows that when the time comes he will fight, but until then the most important thing is keeping himself and those who mean the most to him alive. * 'Funny, isn't it, how for a Ravenclaw you're awfully fond of self-preservation.'
'I prefer to think of it as using my head rather than relying on a foolhardy sense of bravery.' *
A companion piece to The Fire I Yearn For . It's not strictly necessary to read that first, though it may help you understand the events that unfold.
6th-7th Years • 7 Reviews
'Even in a castle this huge, with as many cousins as I have there’s always someone with a map to come and scoop me out of my tear-stained reverie in a dark corner.'
Molly Weasley Jr cannot leave Hogwarts, for she cannot leave her best friend behind.
This was originally written for the Illustration for Inspiration challenge over in the Great Hall, however it wasn't long enough and I didn't have time to rework it in order to post it in time to qualify.
The title is inspired by the Chicago song 'If You Leave Me Now'.
Nominated for a 2013 Quicksilver Quill in the Next Generation category.
3rd-5th Years • 3 Reviews
'Her eyes were ablaze with a passion that I had previously believed to have died out. Somehow this defiance, this tiniest hint of uprising, had lit a spark within her, and it was a welcome sight.'
The day Harry Potter didn't board the Hogwarts Express changed everything for me, for suddenly Ginny Weasley wasn't the same.