383No Laughing Matter » Suddenly, there was a shift within him; his world spun, and something primal rose to the surface. Before Harry knew what he was doing, he was screaming at Moody, "Stop it! Stop it! He doesn't deserve this!" Or, Harry reacts differently to the "Bouncing Ferret" scene, and everything changes. A Snape mentors Harry fic. No slash.
Harry Potter, T, English, Angst & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 55, words: 201k+, favs: 576, follows: 904, updated: 10/7 published: 9/19/2020, Harry P., Draco M., Severus S.
661Keep Holding On » AU. Albus Dumbledore told Sirius Black to lie low at Lupin's for a while, and then go and rally the old crowd. But Sirius, feeling more resolute than he ever had in his life, looked the Headmaster straight in the eye and said, "No. I'm staying with Harry. I'm not leaving him alone." A story of hardship and tragedy, but also of unconditional love.
Harry Potter, T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Family, chapters: 69, words: 295k+, favs: 594, follows: 862, updated: 10/6 published: 9/4/2018, Harry P., Sirius B.
24Metamorphosis: The Journey of Cho Chang » Cho Chang never thought love would ever touch her, but she comes to realize she was wrong. Her life was transformed forever by the warm-hearted boy with the mesmerizing gray eyes, and their special relationship inspired her to become a better person. A story of deep love, devastating loss, and finding the strength to move on.
Harry Potter, T, English, Tragedy & Romance, chapters: 14, words: 32k+, favs: 15, follows: 20, updated: 3/11/2021 published: 10/14/2020, Cho C., Cedric D.
271The Boy Who Said No » AU. When Harry Potter arrives on the Dursleys' doorstep, Petunia vows to do whatever it takes to protect him from the world that destroyed her beloved baby sister. Harry grows up loved by the Dursleys, because they realize he cannot control where he came from. When his Hogwarts acceptance letter arrives, he says no. And the entire world changes.
Harry Potter, T, English, Drama & Family, chapters: 21, words: 53k+, favs: 656, follows: 1k+, updated: 2/27/2021 published: 12/20/2018, Harry P.
213It is Our Choices » A blinding bolt of realization rocketed through him, and in that instant, his mind was made up. Harry Potter had chosen. "Welll done," said the Sorting Hat, with true respect in its tone. Its brim opened, and the word it yelled altered the course of many lives, and set Harry's path toward his destiny into motion. "SLYTHERIN!"
Harry Potter, T, English, Drama, chapters: 27, words: 61k+, favs: 438, follows: 723, updated: 2/22/2021 published: 10/3/2018, Harry P.
6 The True Meaning of Loneliness Cho Chang had thought she was finally beginning to heal after the boy she loved was ripped brutally away from her. But the day she sees Harry Potter and Ginny Weasley kissing in the corridor, she realizes she hasn't healed as much as she imagined. These are the feelings of a heartsick teenage girl as she lies awake in her dormitory that night.
Harry Potter, K+, English, Angst & Romance, words: 1k+, favs: 27, follows: 13, 11/25/2018, Harry P., Cho C.
6 That Awful Day The night Dudley is saved from the Dementors, Petunia Dursley sits in her kitchen, feeling so many emotions all at once that it is incredibly difficult to differentiate between them. She feels hatred, abhorrence, jealousy, spite, and anger. But in a part of her heart she tries not to remember exists, she feels guilt, love, gratitude, and grief.
Harry Potter, K+, English, Angst & Family, words: 1k+, favs: 21, follows: 10, 9/30/2018, Petunia D.
2 The Girl Who Persevered Of heartbreak, trauma, and loss; of bitterness, spite, and envy; and of finding redemption and a purpose in life when all seems lost. Cho Chang, learning to come to terms with Cedric's death. The ones we love and lose would want us to keep living.
Harry Potter, K+, English, Angst & Romance, words: 3k+, favs: 6, follows: 4, 9/24/2018, Cho C., Cedric D.
4 Harry Potter and the Disco Wizards » A joint project between my boyfriend and I. During a battle at the Ministry, Harry and his comrades discover that another great power can destroy the evil of Voldemort and his cronies: the power of music and dancing.
Harry Potter, K, English, Humor & Friendship, chapters: 6, words: 5k+, favs: 4, follows: 5, updated: 9/2/2018 published: 2/19/2018
8 Kill the Spare She honestly hadn't thought it was possible to cry for him any more than she had already done. She had absolutely no idea that there were any higher levels of grief to feel. But as she sat on top of the Astronomy Tower clutching the Quibbler and staring at the interview between Rita Skeeter and Harry Potter, she truly knew what it was like to hit rock bottom.
Harry Potter, K+, English, Angst & Romance, words: 1k+, favs: 15, follows: 5, 5/4/2015, Cho C., Cedric D.
23 Glass Houses AU. "You know what?" Harry snarled, staring Albus Dumbledore right in the eyes, deeply satisfied that the cursed twinkle was slowly fading from them. "I'm done with you! I'm done with your hypocrisy, your egotism, your presumption that you think you know anything about me at all! You thought you could make it up to me by reprimanding the Dursleys? You were wrong, dead wrong!"
Harry Potter, K+, English, Drama & Angst, words: 1k+, favs: 110, follows: 48, 7/2/2014, Harry P., Albus D.
8 Haunting Me "I don't care about what you are, Remus," said Tonks softly, gazing into the older man's stricken and burdened eyes. "I only care about who you are." This fic answers two important questions: How did Tonks find out Remus was a werewolf, and did Remus have any other romances in his life before her?
Harry Potter, T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Friendship, words: 2k+, favs: 12, follows: 5, 7/2/2014, Remus L., N. Tonks
8 The Gift "Someday, Cho," her mother whispered as she held her close, "You will come to realize that Cedric gave you the most precious gift of all. He taught you to love yourself for who you are. He cherished you, Cho, truly cherished you, and though your heart is broken right now, his love for you will give you the strength to persevere through life's journey."
Harry Potter, T, English, Tragedy & Romance, words: 2k+, favs: 7, 6/9/2013, Cho C., Cedric D.
18 Fault "Do you want to know what his last words were?" he screamed, tears streaming down his face. "He told Oliver Wood that he fought so you would finally be proud of him!" A grief-stricken Dennis Creevy confronts Harry after the final battle.
Harry Potter, T, English, Angst & Tragedy, words: 972, favs: 46, follows: 11, 6/2/2013, Harry P., Dennis C.
3 Starlight, Star Bright The moon shines in all its splendor, and the stars wink and twinkle on this beautiful September night. For many, all is right with the world, but for her, as she sits on the Astronomy Tower, she is filled with an aching, profound sadness in what is left of her heart. Why are beautiful things still allowed to exist in the world when the most wonderful person was snatched from it?
Harry Potter, K+, English, Angst & Romance, words: 665, favs: 3, 6/2/2013, Cho C., Cedric D.
79Hero » He was Harry Potter, an eleven-year-old angel. His candle burned out long before his legend ever would. What if Harry didn't survive his fight in first year? This story describes reactions of all our beloved characters.
Harry Potter, K+, English, Tragedy, chapters: 10, words: 13k+, favs: 98, follows: 83, updated: 4/13/2013 published: 4/9/2013, Harry P.
6Champion of Our Hearts » Cedric Diggory was a young man who had a strong impact on many lives. Even though he was only alive for seventeen years, he made the world a much better place for everyone who knew him. Here are the stories of the individuals whose hearts he touched. May he never, ever be forgotten.
Harry Potter, K+, English, Tragedy, chapters: 3, words: 6k+, favs: 4, follows: 3, 4/9/2013, Cedric D.
16 The Cost of Peace AU. It was over. Voldemort was gone. Peace had finally been restored to the wizarding world. But as Sirius Black and Remus Lupin opened the gate in the Godric's Hollow cemetery and walked to the three graves standing side by side, one of them having just been filled that afternoon, they knew the price had been too high.
Harry Potter, K+, English, Hurt/Comfort & Tragedy, words: 2k+, favs: 64, follows: 15, 4/1/2013, Sirius B., Remus L.
12 Tragic Irony If Fred and George Weasley were well-known for anything, it was for their pranks which caused explosions. That's why, George thought as he screamed and sobbed on the chest of his other half at the Battle of Hogwarts, it was so tragically ironic that it was an explosion that had ended Fred's life.
Harry Potter, K+, English, Tragedy & Angst, words: 738, favs: 19, follows: 5, 3/27/2013, George W., Fred W.
8 An Ocean of Guilt "Georgie, I'm never leaving you again," Percy said softly through his sobs as he hugged his broken little brother close to him. "Never." As Percy holds a sobbing George in his arms after the final battle, he is smothered in guilt. He knows his family forgives him, but he doesn't think he can ever forgive himself.
Harry Potter, K+, English, Hurt/Comfort & Family, words: 1k+, favs: 35, follows: 10, 3/27/2013, George W., Percy W.