268Brief Moments in Time » A collection of Harry Potter oneshots. Some focus on the trio post-war, some are second-generation, and some are missing moments from the books. Canon (except for Cursed Child). Read, enjoy, review!
Harry Potter, T, English, Family & Friendship, chapters: 120, words: 181k+, favs: 77, follows: 91, updated: 9/15/2019 published: 2/9/2018
2Like Father Like Son Sometimes it seems like George's son, Fred, is far too much like him and his late Uncle for his own good.
Harry Potter, T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Family, words: 1k+, favs: 7, follows: 3, 8/30/2019
5 The Treacle Tart Fiasco It's Father's Day, and Harry's children have the perfect idea for a present...until nothing goes according to plan. Luckily a certain blue-haired boy is there to help the children still give their father the perfect gift.
Harry Potter, T, English, Family, words: 2k+, favs: 17, follows: 5, 8/30/2019
3 Boredom Managed Hermione's the Minister for Magic. Harry's Head of the Department of Magical Law Enforcement. And Ron...works in a joke shop. After letting it slip to Hermione that he's starting to feel bored, will Hermione be able to help her husband feel a bit more fulfilled?
Harry Potter, T, English, Friendship, words: 1k+, favs: 5, follows: 2, 8/30/2019, Ron W., Hermione G.
5Couldn't Wait Another Day After an accident on an Auror mission lands Harry in St. Mungo's, both him and Ginny make a spur-of-the-moment decision that will change their lives.
Harry Potter, T, English, Romance, words: 1k+, favs: 13, follows: 13, 8/30/2019
1She'll Come Around Eventually How exactly was James finally able to win over Lily after years and years of rejections? Was it his Quidditch skills? His charm? His quick wit? Or is there perhaps more to James Potter than he is given credit for?
Harry Potter, T, English, Friendship & Romance, words: 2k+, favs: 10, follows: 5, 8/30/2019
2 First Day on the Job Teddy Lupin is fresh out of the Auror training program and he's anxious to go on his first mission to stop a Dark wizard. Harry, knowing just how dangerous being an Auror can be, is less excited about sending his godson into harm's way. Especially since it seems Teddy has picked up his own disregard for the rules.
Harry Potter, T, English, words: 2k+, favs: 6, 8/30/2019
1A New Partner After the war, George faces the crippling decision of whether to re-open the joke shop without his brother, or pack it all in. Perhaps the helping hand of a new business partner will help George pick up the pieces.
Harry Potter, T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Friendship, words: 2k+, favs: 2, 8/30/2019
4No Turning Back As Wormtail continues his work as a spy against the Order, he realizes that he has passed the point of no return. He can no longer turn back; he's too far down the Dark path he's chosen.
Harry Potter, T, English, Tragedy, words: 1k+, favs: 2, follows: 1, 7/8/2019
3Eye of the Storm Lily is fresh out of the Auror training program. Harry is proud of his daughter, but he's also scared to death about what could happen to her. When an upcoming threat the the wizarding world shows up, Harry will have to learn to let his daughter go, no matter how badly he wants to hold on to her.
Harry Potter, T, English, Adventure & Family, words: 3k+, favs: 7, follows: 4, 5/27/2019
4We've All Got Both Light and Dark Inside of Us As his brother becomes more and more fascinated with the Dark Arts, Sirius begins to fear that his family history will make it inevitable that he falls into the Dark Arts as well. He finds comfort, however, in an unexpected person, who shows him how unimportant blood really is in determining who a person will become.
Harry Potter, T, English, Romance, words: 3k+, favs: 4, follows: 1, 5/12/2019
5A Costly Promotion Written for the International Wizarding School Championship. In a Muggle AU, where the members of our favorite trio are born muggles, Hermione is still the brightest around. Here, however, she is the brightest in the medical field. See how a surprise promotion puts Hermione is a position she never thought she'd be in.
Harry Potter, T, English, words: 3k+, favs: 5, follows: 3, 4/28/2019
3 The Switch After hearing news that there is a spy amongst the members of the Order, Sirius reaches out to Lily and James and convinces them that it is in their best interest if they find a new Secret Keeper to protect them from Lord Voldemort. And who better to switch to the position than quiet, weak, innocent Peter Pettigrew?
Harry Potter, T, English, Friendship & Tragedy, words: 2k+, favs: 8, follows: 4, 4/14/2019
5A Painful Realization It has been years since Fred Weasley died a hero in the Battle of Hogwarts. Ever since his brother's death, George has been bearing the pain of losing not only his brother, but a part of him, and has been wondering just how long that anguish will last. Finally, he makes a realization: the pain will never go away. Ever.
Harry Potter, T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Family, words: 3k+, favs: 3, 3/31/2019
4 Rewriting Mythology While on holiday with their families in Greece, Lily and Hugo explore some of the caves of the area. Inside, they are met with a seemingly terrifying scene. But as with many things, Lily and Hugo find that not everything is as it appears to be. Written for the International Wizarding School Championship.
Harry Potter, K+, English, words: 2k+, favs: 5, follows: 1, 3/17/2019
5 Swish and Flick AU story set in a time where Grindlewald wins. The Statue of Secrecy does not exist. Wizards are considered superior to muggles. And though this is thought to be for the greater good, Hermione can see how twisted this system is. She hopes that if she can convince the Ministry of Magic that she is, in fact, a witch, she can one day change things for the better.
Harry Potter, K+, English, Friendship, words: 2k+, favs: 5, follows: 4, 3/3/2019
2 A Second Chance After the war, the Ministry is swamped with the task of handling and sentencing the many captured Death Eaters. Harry, the newly appointed Auror who is slowly growing tired of desk work, is finally assigned to his first interview with one of the past Death Eaters. He is shocked, though, when he realizes the Death Eater he will be interviewing is none other than Draco Malfoy.
Harry Potter, T, English, words: 3k+, favs: 5, follows: 4, 2/17/2019
6True Happiness When Harry was eleven, he looked into the Mirror of Erised and saw himself surrounded by what he wanted most: a family. But what would Harry's own children see several years later when they looked into the mirror? Written for the International Wizarding School Competition.
Harry Potter, K+, English, Family, words: 3k+, favs: 20, follows: 7, 2/3/2019
3Must be the Nargles When an overpopulation of Thestrals sends Hagrid, Hermione, Ginny, and Luna to Ilvermorny, they are introduced to a new face seems to have quite a bit in common with one particular member of the group. Written for the International Wizarding School Championship.
Harry Potter, T, English, Friendship & Romance, words: 3k+, favs: 7, follows: 1, 1/20/2019
5 A Potter Family Tradition As Lily and James prepare to celebrate Harry's first Christmas, they come up with a family tradition that they hope they can carry out each and every Christmas.
Harry Potter, T, English, Family, words: 1k+, favs: 17, follows: 5, 12/4/2018, [James P., Lily Evans P.]