8 United in Grief A missing moment after the final battle. "Ron, we're going to get through this," Hermione whispered as she held him close to her, stroking his hair. "We're going to make it, I promise. I'm staying right here with you." And through the burden of grief he carried, Ron knew they were going to be okay.
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5 Just Harry Harry held Ginny's hand and smiled, staring up at the blue sky with its white, fluffy clouds, and felt extremely content. A missing moment from HBP, which describes one of Harry and Ginny's conversations by the lake.
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3 Hell on Earth As soon as the guard pushed him roughly into his cell, as soon as the door slammed with awful finality, Sirius Black knew he was in Hell. The gnawing agony inside him would never lessen, the clawing, chilling emptiness would never recede.
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32 Where Your Loyalties Lie "So," said Harry, his face contorted with fury. "Following the orders of an incompetent old fool who doesn't know the difference between a friend and an enemy means more to you than your best friend who had to watch a student die. You might be sorry now, but it's too late to make amends." A different take on the conversation when Harry arrives at headquarters in OotP.
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2 Morsmordre He thinks his father is nothing but a hypocrite with his fanatical rules and laws. He wants nothing more than to get revenge on the man who he feels is never there for him. A Barty Crouch Jr. character study.
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5 Always in Our Hearts AU. Sadness and despair shook the crowd as they sat at the funeral of Harry Potter, who had been defeated by Voldemort. What can anyone say or do in this time of grief, loss, and tragedy? What hope is there for a world that now seems doomed? Ron/Hermione, Harry/Ginny.
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5 Violated As Tom Riddle, Sr. lies in his bed, having returned to the home he had lived in for so long, he knows the truth. He will never be able to escape the nightmare his life has become. He'll never be able to forget how he was hoodwinked. How he was tricked. And how he was violated.
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7 Golden AU. Ginny would never forget the twenty-four hours before the final battle. That last day, that last, golden day with Harry would remain in her memory forever.
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2 Angel From the moment he opened his beautiful eyes in the delivery room, Cedric Amos Diggory was the light of his parents' lives. Seventeen years later, the boy still had his eyes open, but they would take in nothing more. Mr. and Mrs. Diggory's reactions to the third task.
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2 To See Justice Done Amelia Bones will not stop fighting until she sees that every Death Eater and every evil being in this world is thwarted and destroyed. After the death of her sister and family, she takes on the responsibility of looking after Susan, and knows that she will keep going until the bitter end.
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4 Whispers of the Past She's in her fifties now, but she still hasn't forgotten him. And she's terrified that one day, he will come back for her. Amy Benson and Tom Riddle.
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6 A Mother's Love "I'm sorry, Neville," Alice whispers, cradling him close. "I'm sorry this world is so messed up, I'm sorry your mummy and daddy aren't getting along. But whatever happens, baby, I won't rest until I fix it for you." Alice Longbottom rocks Neville on October 31, 1981, and she doesn't see this war ever ending.
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3 The Art of Cruelty She is so glad that finally, the purebloods are allowed to rule over those pathetic Mudbloods that don't belong in society. An account of the takeover of Hogwarts, from the point of view of Alecto Carrow.
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3 Enough Sometimes he resents being named after two legendary figures, because he feels as though he has to live up to them. While his brother and sister find pranks and jokes hilarious, he is more serious. What will be the thing that reassures him that he belongs in his family?
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8 Just Like Me He stares at Harry, sees the guilt and grief in his young, sweet face, the haunted look in his eyes. And the only thought passing through his mind is this: Don't, whatever you do, don't you dare turn out like me, old, cranky, bitter, paranoid Mad-Eye Moody.
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2 Crybaby Cho never used to be much of a crier. But the day of the third task, her heart is ripped out of her chest, and everything in her world changes. And crybaby becomes her new title. The hatred she feels when that word is spat at her is unbearable. Cho/Cedric.
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4 Finding Comfort in Love "I love you," Cedric whispered, burying his face in her hair. He took enormous comfort from the presence of the beautiful girl in his arms. "I love you too," she whispered back. What if Harry had died instead of Cedric on the night of the third task? The day after, Cedric and Cho share a precious moment. Cedric is filled with guilt, and Cho is there for him.
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17 Candle in the Wind AU. As Cedric sat in his seat, looking at all the people attending Harry's funeral, he felt guilt squeeze his heart. That killing curse was meant for me, he thought, tears prickling his eyes. Not you. AU aftermath of the third task.
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9 Forever Abnormal AU, in which Harry lost his life at the end of first year. "Never mind, Petunia," Vernon said gruffly, laying his hand on her shoulder in a would-be reassuring manner. "Maybe now, those freaks will leave us alone, and things can go back to normal." But Petunia Dursley knew that things could never be the same again.
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7 Eruption Harry Potter had really done it now. The boy was nothing but an arrogant, ignorant, selfish little brat who didn't deserve to be on the planet. He had gambled his mother's sacrifice, the sacrifice of the only woman Snape had ever loved, for nothing but a romp in Hogsmeade and a pathetic bag of sweets.
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