2k+The Cauldron (Archive and sample chapters) » by Quatermass Welcome to The Cauldron, a melting pot of archived chapters from my abandoned fics, as well as initial chapters from fics yet to come. Mostly crossovers, but there may be sample chapters from pure Harry Potter fics. Rating for stories up to an M rating. Character tags added for most common non-crossover characters.
Harry Potter, M, English, Fantasy, chapters: 259, words: 773k+, favs: 755, follows: 749, updated: 2h published: 6/28/2016, Harry P., Hermione G., Luna L.
12Colorless rose » by Elvalight In the process of being renovated on ao3 in 2021, now 200% more messed up than before :3 pAnna is a poor villager forced to leave her house when she can no longer afford it. She travels in search of work and comes across a castle made of ice. When the mysterious queen of this castle allows her to stay, Anna's life is changed forever.
Frozen, M, English, Fantasy & Romance, chapters: 5, words: 4k+, favs: 22, follows: 47, updated: 1/26 published: 6/4/2014, Anna, Elsa
135Number 6, Sanitatum Drive » by GhostDoor Jo Delacroix: a mysterious neighbor, loner, drunk, hiding from the world. Harry Potter: orphan, unloved, abused, inexplicable events occur around him. Bonds can be made between the unlikeliest of individuals.
Harry Potter, T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Family, chapters: 32, words: 300k+, favs: 357, follows: 528, updated: 1/26 published: 2/21/2017, [OC, Sirius B.] Harry P.
61Summer of 96 » by Samwise95 H/Hr, set in the summer after fifth year. Harry is back at the Dursleys and is consumed by guilt after the events in the Department of Mysteries. Until one night, when Hedwig brings a letter that will eventually change everything. While the wizarding world darkens and uncertainty grows in Britain, there is still one certainty: it will be an interesting summer for Harry…
Harry Potter, T, English, Romance & Adventure, chapters: 7, words: 16k+, favs: 114, follows: 221, updated: 1/25 published: 8/1/2016, Harry P., Hermione G.
635Seasons of change » by MPRose An attempt to go against a popular trope. What if, instead of becoming dark/grey and gaining more power that way, Harry had been a little more considerate? Begins with a small change in first year, and sticks close to the original, but sometimes small changes can add up to change the world.
Harry Potter, K+, English, Friendship, chapters: 45, words: 249k+, favs: 1k+, follows: 2k+, updated: 1/25 published: 12/29/2013, Harry P., Ron W., Hermione G.
1k+ Like Grains of Sand in the Hourglass » by Temporal Knight During the Battle in the Department of Mysteries Nymphadora Tonks finds herself thrown back to the beginning of Fifth Year. With two Tonks walking around and her faith in Dumbledore eroded what's a Metamorphmagus to do? Protect Harry Potter at all costs, that's what! Tonks ends up crafting a new identity for herself and infiltrates Hogwarts to fix the future. Pairing: Harry/Tonks.
Harry Potter, T, English, Fantasy & Romance, chapters: 12, words: 116k+, favs: 5k+, follows: 4k+, updated: 1/23 published: 10/12/2016, [Harry P., N. Tonks] Hermione G., Luna L.
35Becoming Harry Potter » by Stjernefald Harry Potter, sorted into Slytherin, finds his life yanked into a world of unfound machinations and hidden agendas – and suddenly Harry must realize that there are far worse things in the world than ambitions.
Harry Potter, T, English, Adventure, chapters: 8, words: 71k+, favs: 63, follows: 85, updated: 1/23 published: 10/2/2016, Harry P., Ron W.
187Sanctuary » by AuroraRose2081 11 years ago, it was decided that Harry Potter wouldn't attend Hogwarts, and that Muggleborns were to be barred from the Wizarding community forever. Now, 11 years later and with their only escape robbed from them, can young Harry Potter and Hermione Granger still find Sanctuary together in a heartless world?
Harry Potter, T, English, Adventure & Romance, chapters: 21, words: 43k+, favs: 267, follows: 465, updated: 1/23 published: 3/19/2017, [Harry P., Hermione G.]
324Dumbledore's Mistake » by bookwormology101 When Dumbledore left Harry that night He did not realize that he had made a mistake. One that would cost him his manipulations and plans. Manipulative Dumbledore and some Ron bashing.
Harry Potter, K+, English, Family & Romance, chapters: 5, words: 29k+, favs: 1k+, follows: 1k+, updated: 1/22 published: 5/4/2011, Harry P., Hermione G., Dudley D.
259Murphy's Law » by Lightning4119 Harry wins, but has nobody to share the victory with. He tries to go back and change things, but since he's Harry Potter, things go wrong. Harry with a backbone. Decent!Dumbles. Harmony-ish. May be Gray!Harry later. M for a reason.
Harry Potter, M, English, Humor & Adventure, chapters: 14, words: 161k+, favs: 701, follows: 1k+, updated: 1/21 published: 6/22/2009, Harry P., Hermione G.
357Courage Rising » by merlynthegrey 3rd through 7th year story, generally canon but with plenty of AU-goodness. Harry struggles to survive his ever-violent relatives during the summer before his third year at Hogwarts. He dreams of Hogsmeade visits and stumbles through the murky waters of steadily growing and complex relationships. Darkness looms in the distance but will they see the darkness lurking from within?
Harry Potter, M, English, Adventure & Romance, chapters: 21, words: 85k+, favs: 806, follows: 1k+, updated: 1/20 published: 1/7/2016, [Harry P., Hermione G.]
1k+Harry Potter and the Power of the Gamer » by Legend of the Kyuubi Harry Potter had few pleasures growing up with the Dursleys. Books on Fantasy & Sci-Fi and video games were some of them, a secret he kept well hidden. Some time ago, he woke up and found himself able to live life like a video game. Harry couldn't make heads or tails of it but now decides to make the most it. The Gamer is coming to Hogwarts! Gamer, and D&D elements!
Harry Potter, M, English, Adventure, chapters: 7, words: 68k+, favs: 5k+, follows: 7k+, updated: 1/20 published: 6/4/2016, Harry P., Ron W., Hermione G., N. Tonks
124Little White Lies » by Luthien Saralonde REUPLOADED WITH ORIGINAL AUTHOR'S PERMISSION! Lucius Malfoy, ex-Death Eater and father to a very demanding fifteen month old son, didn't think for an instant his life could get any harder than it already was. But when the Daily Prophet announces the Boy Who Lived is still missing, Draco and Narcissa are adamant he be found and brought to live with them. Read and review!
Harry Potter, K+, English, Family, chapters: 8, words: 50k+, favs: 442, follows: 621, updated: 1/18 published: 4/28/2013, Harry P., Draco M., Lucius M., Narcissa M.
10k+Harry Potter and the Prince of Slytherin » by The Sinister Man Harry Potter was Sorted into Slytherin after a crappy childhood. His brother Jim is believed to be the BWL. Think you know this story? Think again. Year Four starts on 9/1/20. NO romantic pairings prior to Fourth Year. Basically good Dumbledore and Weasleys. Limited bashing (mainly of James).
Harry Potter, T, English, Adventure & Mystery, chapters: 145, words: 1173k+, favs: 15k+, follows: 17k+, updated: 1/17 published: 4/17/2015, Harry P., Hermione G., Neville L., Theodore N.
281Knowing The Future » by Danny-Shells Lucy Ogden used to be Harry Potter. Until death brought an opportunity to redo things, just in a different body. And what's this about angel magic and demons? Apparently there's a reason people don't have contact with their guardian angel. (Harry doesn't go back to his old body) AU Fem/Harry
Harry Potter, T, English, Adventure, chapters: 20, words: 86k+, favs: 1k+, follows: 1k+, updated: 1/16 published: 12/14/2013, Harry P., Hermione G., Blaise Z., Cedric D.
372An Old and New World » by Lens of Sanity Fifteen months in Azkaban Prison following the Chamber of Secrets fiasco leaves Harry Potter less than interested in being anybody's hero, and thanks to his psychotic friends, unreliable allies, persistent enemies, prophecies, tournaments, war, politics, magic insanity, and the perils of true love, it'd be a wonder if any of us remained sane. Still, it's the only game in town…
Harry Potter, T, English, Adventure & Romance, chapters: 29, words: 137k+, favs: 1k+, follows: 1k+, updated: 1/16 published: 4/30/2019, Harry P., Hermione G., Fleur D., Thomas R.
341 Hermione's Harry » by KitKatPotterLover Begins just before the first task of the tournament. What ramifications do an injured Harry and a worried Hermione create? Can the love they eventually share survive Harry's impending battles with Voldemort? How different would the story have been if Harry had not immediately forgiven Ron? M Rating for violence, and smut in later chapters.
Harry Potter, M, English, Romance & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 17, words: 48k+, favs: 1k+, follows: 993, updated: 1/12 published: 8/30/2016, Harry P., Hermione G.
99Harmony vs Toad Face » by KitKatPotterLover *Hermione's Harry Sequel* Harry and Hermione thought their lives couldn't get more difficult in comparison to their fourth year. But that was just a teaser to the real craziness. Violence, romance, an evil ministry minion as a defense teacher, and Harry's parents coming back from the dead with a strange explanation is just the beginning... Rated M for violence and smut.
Harry Potter, M, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 10, words: 26k+, favs: 361, follows: 551, updated: 1/12 published: 11/21/2016, Hermione G.
190Harry Potter and the Fifth House » by TheDivineMsEm Harry Potter cannot have a normal year, even in an Alternate story line. Who knews Emrys could be a house? Or that enemies could be friends? In this story, the impossible becomes possible.
Harry Potter, T, English, Drama & Romance, chapters: 14, words: 49k+, favs: 564, follows: 800, updated: 1/12 published: 9/24/2011, [Harry P., Hermione G.] George W., Fred W.
311Keep Your Enemies Closer » by Riddletobien Voldemort conquers wizarding Britain. Harry is allowed to live - but why? Attending a darker version of Hogwarts he struggles with vengeful classmates, his new hold over Dark Marks, and worst of all, Tom Riddle inside his head. AU dystopia in which the Dark Lord discovers his human horcrux. (No major parings: praised for realistic platonic intimacy between Harry & Voldemort)
Harry Potter, M, English, Angst & Drama, chapters: 30, words: 214k+, favs: 654, follows: 844, updated: 1/10 published: 11/28/2010, Harry P., Severus S., Voldemort