121The Choices That Make Us » Unfortunately, growing up Black screws you up. Fortunately, being screwed up is not the end of the world. But let's not deny it : it's a painful journey (not just for the Blacks, Bellatrix would argue). So here they are : Andromeda, Narcissa, Bellatrix, Sirius and Regulus, in all their complex glory.
Harry Potter, T, English, chapters: 34, words: 224k+, favs: 67, follows: 66, updated: 2/9 published: 9/6/2019, Sirius B., Bellatrix L., Narcissa M., Andromeda T.
14Defiant Until the End » 1978-1981: the years where everything ugly in the Wizarding Isles stopped lurking in the shadows and revealed itself for all to see. The years when terror paralyzed all but a cluster of indomitable British and Irish mages. Lily/James and the story of how they defied the Dark Lord three times. We know how it ends, but by Merlin's dashing cloak, it's a worthy tale.
Harry Potter, T, English, chapters: 6, words: 35k+, favs: 5, follows: 6, updated: 7/12/2020 published: 11/3/2019, James P., Lily Evans P., Voldemort, Alastor M.
12 Lots of Love (and some dark magic) » "The power of love," he would say, because even Albus Dumbledore couldn't have gotten away with saying "a 21-year-old muggleborn witch destroyed Voldemort using dark arts." It was the rare kind of sentence that could give both light and dark wizards an aneurysm. Lily Evans, from her fifth year to her death. LE/JP, LE&SS. Ch2: the blood wards looking out for kid-Harry. COMPLETE.
Harry Potter, T, English, Fantasy, chapters: 2, words: 7k+, favs: 23, follows: 9, updated: 9/7/2019 published: 9/4/2019, Harry P., James P., Lily Evans P., Severus S.
111 Easier Said Than Done » Everybody knows starters are for life. Until they're not. Until they're stolen, lost. But giving up isn't an option, no way, even if it means more secrets, more lies. A tale of friendship, ambition, choices and battles. A journey. COMPLETE!
Pokémon, T, English, Adventure & Friendship, chapters: 38, words: 157k+, favs: 21, follows: 23, updated: 1/2/2018 published: 1/3/2017, Anabel/Lila, Gengar/Gangar, OC
57 SYOTS writing for dummies » Because when on chapter 20 everyone is still rooting only for their own tribute, you have a problem. Here you are, with 24 earth-shatteringly awesome tributes and an arena like no one has ever seen before. What's next? A parody of what's wrong in so many Original Hunger Games stories.
Hunger Games, T, English, Parody & Humor, chapters: 6, words: 26k+, favs: 35, follows: 21, updated: 11/2/2017 published: 1/13/2014
38 Checkmate: behind the scenes » This story contains outtakes of my epic-length fic "Checkmate". Go read it if you want to learn of Mags' extraordinary and absolutely unique Games, and discover how a victor can topple an empire.
Hunger Games, T, English, Adventure, chapters: 7, words: 30k+, favs: 2, follows: 1, updated: 4/13/2016 published: 6/9/2013, Mags
9 Legacy of the Darkest Days: origin of the Hunger Games 75 years before the Mockingjay, a civil war almost destroyed what little remained of humanity. You know the story: the Capitol won, the rebels lost, the Hunger Games came to be. ONESHOT.
Hunger Games, T, English, words: 11k+, favs: 5, follows: 1, 2/27/2016
1k+ Checkmate » The Dark Days were over. The rebels' hopes shattered. In District Four, Mags still believed. She volunteered to free her people, no matter the time it would take. A tale of Hunger Games, politics and rebellions. Watch from the beginning, how the second rebellion came to be. COMPLETE!
Hunger Games, T, English, Mystery & Adventure, chapters: 102, words: 661k+, favs: 88, follows: 61, updated: 7/23/2015 published: 12/30/2012, Finnick O., Mags, Plutarch H., Annie C.
17 The Career ONESHOT. She was the first Career. The Dark Days threw her family on the streets. The Hunger Games were her escape. She took control of her life. She trained more like her. She changed the Games themselves. She died and her Victors became objects, until the Second Rebellion set them free. A look at Panem and the Games through the eyes of District One's Careers.
Hunger Games, T, English, Drama, words: 8k+, favs: 11, follows: 2, 7/30/2014, Mags, Annie C., OC
883 Showdown: No holding back » For the 24 tributes, it's a death match. For the Capitol's Gamemakers, it's a game they script and rig. Survival isn't enough. Murdering other teens isn't enough. No, what matters above all else is to *play*. Play to entertain the Capitol, while all of Panem watches. There can be at best one victor and whispers are that most years, there is none. The 63rd Games. Canon-ish.
Hunger Games, T, English, Adventure & Tragedy, chapters: 55, words: 275k+, favs: 32, follows: 21, updated: 11/25/2012 published: 5/25/2012, Haymitch A., Other tributes, Pres. Snow, Caesar F.