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The North of England is a region rich in history and heritage, and its tales are passed down through the generations.
These are the stories of how the North was born.
First place in Ignatia's Ancient Runes Drabble Challenge
Being true to yourself isn't always easy, but Dominique learns to be proud of who she is.
Written for the June Prefect Coming Out Challenge
'You and I, Albus, we would have turned the world to ashes and risen together, phoenixes, standing high above the ruins, ready to take our rightful places and rule.'
For MuggleMaybe's The Literary Quotes Challenge
They were four, and they were happy. Then the Black Death came.
Mara doesn't want to be alone anymore.
Katie Bell lies in a bed in St. Mungo's, unable to communicate her suffering with the people around her. Meanwhile, her friends and family miss the girl they love.
A collection of letters sent to Katie Bell, 1996-1997.
Victoire Weasley has been training to be a Curse-breaker for nearly two years now, and she's finally been sent into the field on her own.
Of course, she would be the one stuck camping in the English countryside for a week, wouldn't she?
Sometimes, small events can cause ripples further afield. These are some of those ripples.
Parvati Patil had many secrets. She balanced them like spinning plates, always terrified that one might drop and shatter.
But in the midst of chaos, Parvati found serenity in the Forbidden Forest.
Lavinia trembles in the dim light, torn between the life she is trying to escape and the life that awaits her on the other side of the door.
Stunning banner by milominderbinder @TDA // For FireOpal's Some Chicks Marry Chicks Challenge and for 800 words of heaven's The Person of Colour Challenge
Hestia Jones had a better war than most, but it is only Eithne Lyons who has been able to help heal her scars.
Now Hestia has a question to ask.
Andromeda Tonks knows more about loss than most. It has rippled through her life, destructive and thoughtless, leaving her in its wake to bear the pain.
It takes time, days and months and years of grief, but Andromeda will survive.
For Crimson Quill's Strong Female Challenge
Beautiful banner by azimuth @TDA // Second place in MissesWeasley123's Khaled Hosseini Quote Challenge
For some people, the darkness remains even though the war is over. In a world rebuilding itself, looking forward to the bright future, there are people left behind, suffering from their scars.
Lavender Brown is the first amongst them.
Beautiful banner by DracoLove4 @TDA
There is nothing perfect about beauty.
Inspired by Narcissus and Echo by Fred Chappell.
Magical banner by bittersweetflames @TDA // Written for Jenna (Lululuna)
Jennet knows what the word 'witch' means.
Absolutely stunning banner by the incredible Elenia @TDA // Pride of Gryffindor Awards 2017 Joint Best Novel
It begins with a disappearance: missing, presumed dead.
Pulled from obscurity at the Daily Prophet, Roxanne Weasley has the rare chance to cover one of the biggest stories of the year. But as she pieces the fragments of the mystery together, there's suddenly much more than just her story at risk.
Lovely banner by Verloren @TDA
You storm through this world, as always; nobody can stand in your way.
Written without the letter E for the 'Gadsby' It Challenge
Incredible banner by easterlies @TDA // Golden Paw 2014 Awards for Best One-Shot and Best Descriptions
After the battle of Hogwarts, Vicky Frobisher's life is played to the nightingale's lament.
'You might be going mad.'
With the merest brush of a fingertip against an opal necklace, Katie Bell descends into hell.
One, two, three, four, five.
Five Slytherins coming to terms with their war.
Second place in MuggleMaybe's (Super) Microfiction Challenge. Five stories of one hundred words each.
Lovely banner by quixotic @TDA
Their life was like one of the books that Hermione devoured, but with one difference.
Ron treasured every minute of it.
Written for Adi.
Perfect banner by quixotic @TDA
There's a murderer on the loose.
Nobody knows that it's me.
Hepzibah, you could have soared like a dove.
Petunia hates her sister.
Petunia could never have imagined that a simple letter would bring her whole world to a stop.
Sirius and Remus.
Two broken boys who make each other whole.