Hello everyone! My name is KnightRider96 and this is my first harry Potter story. I hope you enjoy this chapter s this is not only an introductory but also an experiment to see if you want to read this story. Anyway enjoy.
Running for his life was nothing new to Harry Potter.
After all, he grew up with his Aunt Petunia and Uncle Vernon, both of whom hated anything and everything that wasn't what they defined as normal. His own Cousin was exactly the same, learning to mock and bully Harry from a young age. It got even worse as they got older and Dudley began to make friends. He and his little gang created a game called Harry Hunting where he would try to outrun them and if they managed to catch up to him, which they did when it first started, they would proceed to beat him until they got bored.
However, it did not take long before Harry could outrun them and hide until it was safe. In fact, because of his constant running, Harry had built quite the endurance and stamina to run long distance without to much trouble. Another side effect of his years living under the Dursleys was the abuse that his Uncle heaped on him, and not just the emotional ones, but also the physical as well.
Whenever he made a mistake or when Dudley decided to be a right bastard and blame Harry for something he did not do, his uncle would beat him before throwing him into his cupboard. This did not stop until four years ago when he learned that he was a wizard and that Magic was real, his parents did not die in a car crash but by a dark wizard and that he had made friends.
His First Year at Hogwarts, the school for Magic in Britain, was an enjoyable experience for him. Of course, it was also when his first great adventure took place. Albus Dumbledore in his infinite wisdom decided to place the Philosophers Stone in a school full of young magical children and the only thing guarding the stone was a Cerberus, some Devil's Snare, a flying key, a chess set and a logic puzzle. It was also however where he met Voldemort face to face as the Dark Lord that Harry defeated as a baby was part of his Defense Against the Dark Arts Professor's head.
Second Year happaned and he had to deal with the whole Chamber of Secrets and Heir of Slytherin fiasco. It was during his time there that he learned that the ability to speak to snakes was called Parseltongue and that it was heavily looked down upon as everyone thought of it as a Dark ability. That made everyone believe that Harry was the Heir of Slytherin, and it made Harry feel alone once again, but luckily he had Ron and Hermione to show him support. It was later on after learning that Hermione was petrified that Harry and Ron learn that the monster in the Chamber was a Basilisk.
When they learned that Ginny Weasley was taken to the Chamber itself, Harry and Ron went after her, alongside a reluctant Gilderoy Lockhart. However they were seperated and Harry was left alone to go up against a thousand years old Basilisk. He also learned that Voldemort's real name was Tom Marvolo Riddle and that he was a Half Blood. When it came to fight against the Basilisk, Harry, with the help from the Sorting Hat, Fawkes and the ancient Sword of Gryffindor was he able to slay the Basilisk, defeat Voldemort and save Ginny.
Third Year was about as normal a year as he has had so far. The only problems were the Dementors and they were mostly handled by the time he finished his third year. Another thing he had to deal with was Sirius Black, the man everyone, including himself, believed to have betrayed his parents to Voldemort. That issue was also resolved when the real traitor was revealed to be none other than Ron's pet Scabbers, who was a the Animagus form of one Peter Pettigrew.
Unfortunately, Minister Fudge did not believe any of his, Ron's or Hermione's tale of Sirius' innocence. So with Dumbledore's hints, Hermione and Harry traveled through time with a Time Turner that was gifted to Hermione at the start of the year to get around her schedule. They traveled back a few hours and rescued Buckbeak from execution, broke Sirius out of hs prison cell and Harry managed to cast a full corporeal Patronus, that took the form of his father's Animagus form, a stag.
Fourth Year was the worst than Second Year as he once again had the entire school against him, but this time they had Ron Weasley, someone Harry trusted up until his sudden betrayal. Luckily, he had Hermione to help him through his isolation. The problems really began during the summer, when during the Quidditch World Cup, former Death Eaters attacked everyone they could get thier hands on and only fled when the Dark Mark was blasted into the sky.
Things only got worse when Harry's name was spat out of the Goblet of Fire. He should have expected something like this to happen to him. He was told that he had to compete or risk losing his magic forever, and so Harry complied. He raced against a Hungarian Horntail in the First Task, battled Grindleows and rescued hostages in the Second Task and finally had to deal with a maze in the Third Task.
There was however an unofficial Fourth Task, specifically for Harry, and that was to witness and dual a resurrected Lord Voldemort. It was only through the help of his ghostly parents that he managed to flee the area and back to Hogwarts. However he did not do all of that alone as Cedric Diggory, a fellow Triwizard Champion was with him the entire time and lost his life to Voldemort's wand.
Thus came Fifth Year and in Harry's opinion the most trying time as during the summer he had to deal with his friends not bothering to write him any letters, Dementors attacking himself and Dudley and then nearly getting arrested for defending himself. He also had to deal with visions sent out by Voldemort and the Ministry of Magic getting involved with the education.
That came in the form of the vilest woman that Harry ever had the displeasure of knowing and that was Dolores Umbridge, Senior Undersecretary for Minister Fudge. However it was not all bad as he, with the help of Hermione created a secret group of young wizards called Dumbledore's Army. In hindsight, not the best name to call your secret group, but it was something that everyone agreed on. Harry was their leader and teacher, helping his fellow school mates learn spells to better defend themselves and be better people.
However, this soon came crashing down as Umbridge along with some Slytherins found out about their group. However, that was not the worst as soon after their discovery, Harry was sent another Vision, this time with Sirius as a captive of Voldemort in the Department of Mysteries. So with the help of some of his friends, they set off to London.
This is where they were now, with Death Eaters chasing them throughout the Department of Mysteries, trying to get their hands on the prophecy that spoke about himself and Voldemort. As Harry, Ron, Hermione, Luna, Ginny and Neville ran through a random door, they did not not know that things were about to change drastically.
Harry panted as he tried to regain some of his energy as using magic while running was taxing on him, someone who has a huge amount of stamina. "So, any ideas on where we are?"
"I think we're in some sort of Time Room, Harry." Hermione replied as she looked around her. "We're surrounded by clocks and time devices."
And they were. All around them were different clocks of different sizes and types. From grandfather clocks to carriage clocks, they were hanging on walls or standing atop tables that stretched the entire room. The sound of ticking hands could be heard like the sound of a thousand marching steps in a file. Down the isle of clocks was a giant glass case filled with shelves upon shelves of Time Turners.
As the group walked through the room, the door behind them blasted open and the Death Eaters came charging through. The group as one all made a mad dash to the other side of the room where they saw a single door. As curses and hexes flew in between the groups, many of the equipment were being destroyed by stray spells. One nasty spell soared through the air and Harry managed to dodge out of the way, but hissed in pain as it managed to leave a long gash along his right forearm. He sent a stunner back at the offending Death Eater and followed after his friends.
"Bombarda!" Lucius Malfoy's voice cried out.
Harry managed to deflect the curse away from his friends and somewhere else. That place was the glass case of Time Turner's and as it shattered, the Sands of Time that was held within began to sprinkle all over. Most of them were harmless, but some of the grains managed to enter into Harry's bloody gash and into his blood, where it began to change him from within.
"Stupefy!" Hermione cast as she sent it to Malfoy.
Hermione pulled Harry back towards them and through the door where they promptly ran through the other rooms, not stopping for a second until they were in a massive chamber. The entire room was covered in darkness, save for the massive glowing stone arch in the middle of the room. The group slowly, cautiously made their way up to the arch and made a circle covering all sides. As they slowly waited, Harry did not realize that the gash along his forearm was actually healed and only left a scar as a reminder of its presence.
That was all outside as within Harry, the magic of the Sands of Time mixing with the tears of a Phoenix and the poison of the King of Serpents began to mix together. The poison from the Basilisk that should have killed him instead gave him the ability to no longer be negatively effected by potions or poisons as well as make his skin as hard as Basilisk scales. The tears gave him the ability to have an ability to have similar abilities of the Phoenix, them being an affinity to fire and healing. Though he could not die and be reborn, the fire affinity would make his spells dealing with fire even more powerful and he could even wield fire. He would also be able to heal anyone with his hands by channeling the healing properties of a Phoenix into them.
Suddenly black smoke covered the entire group nad Harry felt someone push him into the ground as he heard his friends cry out in surprise. When the smoke cleared, Harry looked around and saw that every single Death Eater had each of his friends in their clutches, wands at their throats. As he got to his feet, he saw that Lucius was standing in front of him, wand in his hand but not pointing at him.
"Come now Potter, surely you would not want to bring anymore harm to your friends." Lucius drawled as he held out his left hand. "Hand over the prophecy and we will return your friends to you unharmed."
"Why should I believe you?" Harry asked, his grip on his wand tightening, turning his knuckles white. "As soon as I give this to you, you would just kill my friends and bring me to Voldemort."
"I would not wish to test my patience if I were you Potter." Lucius sneered. "Give me the Prophecy or watch your friends die."
Harry swallowed hard as he stared at Lucius dead in the eye, before turning to look at his friends, all of them either in fear or anger. He could hear Hermione's whimpering as the Death Eater that held onto her, pulled her hair back further. He knew that he could not let the Prophecy get in the hands of Voldemort, but at the same time he could not sacrifice his friends to do so.
However, he was suddenly seeing himself giving the prophecy to Lucius and the Order of the Phoenix arriving to fight the Death Eaters. He saw himself and Sirius fighting against Lucius and defeating him only to watch Sirius be killed by the Killing Curse and fall into the arch where he his body disappeared. He also saw that Hermione, Luna and Ron would also die in the vision but that the Death Eaters would all be bound and captured.
Harry almost stumbled back from the vision only to quickly regain his senses and school his features in case Lucius noticed anything, luckily for him, the Death Eater was oblivious to anything. Harry did not know what to do as giving the prophecy would lead to Sirius' death as well as Hermione's, Luna's and Ron's. He did however have a sudden idea and that it took everything for him to not grin like a Cheshire cat.
"Don't give it to him Harry!" Neville's voice cried out to which Bellatrix shushed him.
Harry could see Lucius' patience was wearing thin. "The prophecy, Potter. Now" he demanded.
"Fine." Harry ground out as he held the Prophecy up before tossing it up into the air. "Catch!"
Harry watched the prophecy fly into the air and as Lucius tried to stumble back in an effort to catch the prophecy. Harry smirked and quickly summoned the prophecy to him. As the prophecy soared to him, he quickly ran to Lucius and gave a fierce left hook and caught the prophecy. As Lucius laid on the floor, Harry stepped down onto Lucius' back and knelt down, placed the tip of his wand against his head and began taunting the platinum haired man.
"Well that was just embarrassing Lucy." Harry said. "You just got duped and now the shoes on the other foot. Tell your friends to let mine go unharmed and then I will give you the prophecy."
"How do I know that you will keep your end of the deal?" Lucius asked as he tried to struggle to get back up only for Harry to press him back down.
"Tsk, tsk, tsk. You should do as I ask or else I will paint the ground with the blood of your head. I wonder what would happen to Draco without daddy dearest? Or what about your wife, what will happen without her husband to keep her safe?" Harry asked. "Nothing good, I can tell you. At least not under Voldemort's roof."
"What do you want?!" Lucius cried out, worry and fear in his eyes as he thought about his family.
"Like I said, tell your Death Eaters to release my friends and I will give you the prophecy." Harry repeated.
"Release them." Lucius ordered and with some hesitation, the Death Eaters released the teenagers.
As all his friends returned to his side, Harry got off of Lucius' back and took a step back. As Lucius got back to his feet, Harry held out the prophecy to Lucius but before he could take it, someone coughed behind him. Turning, Lucius found himself staring at Sirius Black standing right behind him.
"Get away from my godson you bastard." Sirius said before giving Lucius a solid right hook that sent the Death Eater once again to the ground in a daze.
At once, bright white smoke began to fly through the chamber and land. As their smoke disappeared, Order of the Phoenix members such as Nymphadora Tonks, Kingsley Shacklebolt, Alastor Moody, Arthur Weasley and Remus Lupin were standing around the room. A tense moment passed as the combatants stared each other down.
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