Summary: Cho runs into an old friend and comes to an understanding.
Summary: Two students visit Madam Pomfrey with an embarrassing problem. The cure may possibly be worse than the disease.
Summary: To his horror, Knight Bus driver Ernie Prang is 'invited' to become an informer for the Ministry at the beginning of the second war. As the months pass, Ernie finds that he has to decide which roads are the most dangerous ...
Summary: A great civilization is not conquered from without until it has destroyed itself from within. --Ariel Durant.
"On the Recent War, the Purity of Blood, and the Historical Context" -- text of the keynote speech given by Griselda Marchbanks to the Ministerial Conference on the Development of Magical Society in the New Millennium, March 2000.
Summary: Ten years after the end of the war, everyone thinks Fenrir Greyback is dead -- everyone except Remus Lupin. When Remus follows his maker's trail to the Canadian wilderness, their confrontation reopens many old wounds.
Summary: "I can't see her -- Her! -- in the next bed, not through the hangings -- but I can hear her ... She's lying there peacefully, not a care in the world, while I'm lying here crying on my pillow ... After all, it seems She's the one Ron wants." Hermione/Ron/Lavender triangulation, set during HBP.
Summary: As the Trio begin their quest, Hermione has an uneasy feeling that there's something very important Harry and Ron aren't telling her. And as it happens, she's absolutely right. But some things just aren't easy to tell when you're sure your friend won't want to hear them ... [Set shortly post-HBP. Gen + the canon ships.]
Summary: Mundungus Fletcher helps steal the Crown Jewels, supplying 'expert assistance' in overcoming Muggle security measures without leaving a trace. Of course, with Mundungus around things don't always go smoothly ...
Summary: We want to know more about people who fail. We care about people who are scared, who act foolishly, who are tricked by their vanity and trapped by their desires ... Flawed characters are the unforgettable ones." (Susan Shaughnessy)
Half-blood Slytherin Millicent Bulstrode reflects on her time at Hogwarts, the years of wasted effort she put in trying to be accepted by the popular students of her House, and what she intends to do about it.
Summary: Successful young entrepreneurs Fred and George Weasley -- whose products sometimes seem almost magical! -- are interviewed by the 'Sunday Times Magazine'.
Summary: "Curious about what would happen if you tried me on again, eh? Wondered what else I might be able to do other than just Sort ... You're not the first student who's ever done this, you know, oh no - not by a long chalk. And I dare say you won't be the last."
A certain inquisitive student tries the Sorting Hat on again, and finds it in a chatty mood - as it talks happily about the Founders of Hogwarts, the factors it actually considers when making its decisions, and those students whose Sorting it has (or hasn't) had second thoughts about.
[Setting: at the end of OotP, after the Department of Mysteries battle but before term ends.]
Summary: Mrs Black watches the Quidditch from her private box and reflects on her disappointing sons, the importance of Black family values, and a certain Chaser for the Kenmare Kestrels ... [Written for the FictionAlley OTP challenge, set about five years after the end of the first war.]
Summary: When your whole life has been a struggle, how do you cope with the loss of a friend like Sirius Black? How do you get through the days - and the dark, lonely nights? A short one-off set over five days in the immediate aftermath of OotP.