Men become accustomed to poison by degrees - Victor Hugo
It is October 1949: Lycus Malfoy is dying, quarantined in his house alone but for his wife, Adelaide, who still hopes there is a miracle cure; Eileen Prince has vanished into a Muggle life, washing the dead and arranging flowers, away from the sneers she endured at school; Cygnus and Orion Black are at war with each other even as they bury their secrets six feet deep.
There is a murderer on the loose, shrouded in paranoia, and the old structures, things of blood and age and time, are starting to crumble.
And a ship arrives from Lübeck bringing Tom Riddle home.
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Alba Williamson is a cross-word loving Ravenclaw in her seventh year at Hogwarts. Pity is her nemisis, and pride is her guiding light. Determined to keep her head up through thick and thin, she struggles with the challenges of cerebral palsy. Though her best friend James helps as much as he can, things are sure to change with the Triwizard Tournament right around the corner.
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"He thought he would be the last person on earth to be victim to a broken time turner; in fact, he always did think that it was going to James that would get caught up in something as dumb as this. So, naturally it had to be him. And Lily too."
For Levana's "Stop Shop and Rework It" Challenge.
The customer standing in front of him is, quite possibly, the most beautiful man Remus has ever seen. Like, he looks like a model or something. He has long, black hair, flattened by water, and just the slightest amount of scruff on his face, and…
And a baby strapped to his chest.
First place in just.a.willow.tree's Love, _____ Challenge.
In which Newt has definitely said 'I love you' multiple times. Right?
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She was told it was a miracle, but it was more akin to a curse, if one looked at how much she lost.
Or alternatively: What would happen if a wizard gave a muggle a blood transfusion?
“Everyone deserves a chance for equal representation.” That was her platform, and she was going to stand by it. “If I would have known who you were, I would have prepared better documentation.”
The woman’s smile didn’t change. “If you knew who we were,” she said carefully, “you wouldn’t have come.”
Reworked for Levana's 'Stop Shop and Rework It' Challenge, June, 2018.
Welcome to my (slightly AU) Dramione Deconstruction fic. This was written for people like me, who don't think the ship can work without the addition of vampires.
His gaze locked with hers and it was almost as if he’d performed a body binding spell. His eyes were full of shadows. “That’s the thing,” he said his arm stretched out, as if he could close the chasm between them with his reach. “Sometimes resistance is futile.”
Scorpius Malfoy knew his fifth year would be challenging-- but he hadn't expected this. Between his impending O.W.L.s, his new relationship, Quidditch tryouts, the public eye, and the Slug Club, he can hardly catch his breath. Meanwhile, Harry Potter discovers that being a professor at Hogwarts is very different from being a student there-- especially when you've got three mischievous children and a handful of students who can't seem to do more than ogle at you.
Through all of it, through the fear, the devastation, you held onto your hope, nurtured it lovingly like you would have the baby you longed for. * To Hannah Longbottom, happiness doesn’t come naturally.
Viktor Krum visits his tiniest fan, a terminally ill girl named Rosier Ponce.
"And I think it was the shock of his friendship that finally made me fall apart..."
A story of complicated friendships, dysfunctional families, incompetent aurors and a surprise ally in Albus Severus Potter.
A drug fuelled, hierarchical Hogwarts, led by one Lily Luna Potter
Someone is out to get Mal, and they've found that the best way to do it is through the people he cares about the most. As Mal and his crew play a dangerous game of cat and mouse with an unknown adversary, secrets long hidden in the past get drawn into the light for all to see.
Post series, pre-movie. Started in 2006.
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Go, go. Walk away from me. Don’t look back. Smiling, I wave my hand in the air.
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March 16th, 1980: Remus Lupin is waiting for the full moon, alone in the mountains of the Lake District.
(He's not dreaming of Sirius, or of martyrdom, and the anger's just the wolf clawing at him, impatient to be out.)
Perri Laughlin had a weakness and her name was Raven Reyes.
How to describe the smell of a bakery to one who cannot smell? A halfling takes on the task, to help her new half-orc friend.
Itâ€™s sometimes difficult to distinguish the monster from the man.Written for Dossy Vilja's Wizards Around the World Challenge, Season 2. and WindingArrowâ€™s Body Positive Challenge.
Edited by the beautiful BLONDEbehaviour, Grace, who took this one on.For forever_dreaming, who inspired this one.
An unexpected letter sends Ike on a journey into his past.
Started in 1999.
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A Farcical, Turbulent Wallowing about a Facetious Faction of Separatists. An iconoclastic conglomerate of nonconformists. A story of social relations as written by an unsocial introvert. . . this should go spiffingly.
Every beginning has an end.
These wheels are with me forever and ever.
For Remus Lupin, fresh from school and emboldened by the support of his friends, the Order of the Phoenix offers a thrilling adventure and a sense of purpose, yet the dark ascent of Lord Voldemort would bring him close to losing everything... The first volume in a canon compliant account of Remus Lupin's life, from Hogwarts onwards.