In the 31st Century, Mordru has won. The United Planets is in collapse, EarthGov destroyed, and the Legion decimated and scattered. The Surviving Legionaries decide their only feasible way of fighting back would be to recruit a legendary Magic User. After much debate, they settle on Harry Potter... who turns out to be a bit different than his legend would suggest.
- A common fan fiction meme is the 'Girl Harry' story. Some of those are really good, but most seem to be little more than an attempt to have non-canon pairings without having to deal with slash hatred. I'd read stories where Harry was sent to a world where he had a female counterpart, stories where the female Harry came to Harry's world and various combinations of that theme, many of which seem to focus on the 'Really Advanced Masterbation' possibilities of Harry and his female counterpart making the Beast with two backs.
- Now my basic belief that anything worth doing is worth overdoing came to play... What about Harry ending up in a world where almost Everyone's gender is flipped?
The night before the first task, Harry discovers that his plan to out fly the dragon is doomed to failure. With no other choice, he makes a desperate play that actually works.
Sometimes, escaping can be a trap of it's own.
It is Luna's 6th year, and life is looking up. Voldemort is done, Harry took care of him in some spectacular but unspecified way, and Luna has decided that perhaps this would be the year to get a certain dark haired bespectacled boy friend... But something odd is going on...
- At 14 years old, Harry wasn't really ready for the Triwizard. If not for Hermione and Barty Crouch Jr, the poor boy would likely have done himself a whole lot of damage if left to his own devices... Of course, if not for Crouch he wouldn't have been IN the trouney, but that's another story. So, I asked myself what if things had gone a bit differently? What if his broom hadn't shown up? What if other... opportunities presented themselves?
The war is over. The side of the Light has won. Voldemort is well and truly dead. This is a short story of the aftermath when Harry Potter is attempting his first few steps toward independence. Everything in his life so far was focused toward the war. Now that the war is over, Harry is, for the first time focusing on himself.
- This is the same story posted on FF.Net, with the chapters fused to from 12-15 k word chapters and adding some rewriting to fix mistakes and make changes to fix some aspects of the story that didn't turn out as well as I'd hoped.
As fitting this first anniversary of the final fall of Voldemort, the Quibbler takes great pride in presenting a series of articles by those who were there. So many were lost in the battle the prefaced the final confrontation between Voldemort and Harry Potter, it seems fitting to give those who did survive the chance to tell their stories while it is still fresh in their minds. Only one person remains who knows what actually happened at that final confrontation, until that person tells his story we can learn how others view those pivotal years and situations. With this issue the Quibbler goes to a weekly publication schedule, for the next year survivors of the rise, fall, return and final fall of Voldemort will tell their stories, starting with the father of one of our heroes, Mr. Philip Granger.
The ‘Do Over’ story is a bedrock sub-genre of Harry Potter fan fiction (and possibly all fan fiction) It’s been done to death, both really good stories, and the kind I tell. There have been stories that had Harry go back and take over the body of his younger self, to fix what once went wrong, stories where Hermione or Ron or Luna or Neville or someone else go back and take over or meld with the minds/personalities of their younger selves to fix what once went wrong, there have been stories where any and all of the above go back in time independent of their younger selves. I’ve enjoyed stories (generally one shots) where the baddies (chiefly Draco) come back in time to prevent Harry from becoming an even worse murdering ass than Voldemort ever dreamed of being. I’m sure out there somewhere there are stories of Tommy Riddle himself coming back in time to stop himself from winning… Never read any of those though… If they exist, they would probably be slash.
This story was born of my horror at what Hermione did to her parents in DH, for those who frequent the Caer Azkaban news group my views on Hermione raping her parent’s minds are already fairly well known. This was so out of character for my favorite bushy haired bookworm as to actually make me angry at her. After I calmed down, I read that section again. And got angry again, that sort of set the tone for my appreciation of DH.
Anyway, the ‘Harry goes to Australia to retrieve Hermione’s Parents’ has become something of a standard fic-monger’s story, so here’s my version.
5 year old Harry accompanies the Dursleys on a Business trip to Stark International, where an industrial accident kills all of Harry's living relatives. A very different Harry goes to Hogwarts.
During the disaster in the Ministry of Magic, Harry ended up in a battle in the Time Room... and vanished. Lacking their leader, Harry's friends took the war into their own hands, and things changed.
What if Lily Potter had put some thought in their situation? After all, she knew that Portkeys would be disrupted, that the Floo could be blocked, what if she had put some effort in finding an emergency back door?
What if Harry ended up somewhere... odd?
It's been said that little things can change the world, and they can. But then, so can big things. This is the story of the big things that happen when Ron Weasley meets his mother's cousin, the Accountant they don't talk about. Ron learned that there is more to life than magic. Sometimes a skill gained by accident is all you really need to change the world.
Six and a half year old Harry Potter isn't happy at his home, then he meets a pair of strangers on the street. One is leaving to begin life on his own, and the other is looking to start over. Following the instructions given to him by his Uncle, Harry finds adventure such as he had never imagined.
When Hagrid arrives at the Potter cottage in Godric's Hollow, he finds no sign of Harry Potter. It takes five long years for Harry to be found, in the care of a distant cousin, having been dropped off by his Great Grand Mother.
Sometimes, an average family has secrets. The residents of 1313 Mockingbird Lane have more secrets than most. Perhaps their biggest secret is how family comes first and foremost. Once he turns 11, young Harry Munster is offered a place at the Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry, but he isn't interested, for four reasons. Dodgers, Dresses, Teddy bears, and Spot.
This is an extremely AU crossover fic that asks the question what might have happened if Petunia Dursley hadn’t found a young Harry Potter sleeping on her doorstep on the morning of the 2nd of November 1981. After all, Dumbledore was a bit careless with the Savior of the Wizarding World that cold November night. This is a cross with Warren Murphy and Richard Sapir's The Destroyer series.
It was a normal, dismal 16th birthday for Harry Potter. Isolated from his friends, abused by his relatives, kept in the dark and fed excement by Dumbledore, he didn't really think life could be any worse. Then just before a Death Eater attack at the park near Privet Drive Harry meets a stranger.
A/N: This is a collection of minor scenes from my Invincible Technomage fic. Some of them may end up being part of the main story, but others won't.
Harry & Tracey
Voldemort has won, and having won wants to put on a show. He's heard rumors of Harry's new abilities, and wants to prove to the world that those abilities will not help the boy at all.
After the fall of Voldemort, Hermione has retrieved her parents from down under and is trying her best to help them reclaim their lives.
In doing so, she makes a disturbing discovery.
Harry is serching for an artifact of power. Rumor has it that Hufflepuff House is the guardian of the legendary Talisman of Virtue, so Harry reached out to his friends. But what will the cost be to retrieve the power?
A bit of Potterized Python silliness
A somewhat different encounter at the Department of Mysteries results in a somewhat different Neville Longbottom... and a somewhat different Voldemort.
In canon's epilogue, Harry and Draco Malfoy shared a nod across a crowded Platform 9 3/4s. Ever wonder why?
While not really a villian in the books, Draco was most certainly an ass, but then asses grow up sometimes.
The summer prior to 6th year Harry deals with Tom in a decisive, if accidental manner. That summer Harry gets a girl friend in Susan Bones, and sets about some self improvement. It is after this change to himself he discovers something a bit disturbing about the Wizarding World, something that Hermione Granger is determined to use to her advantage.
When making his first Horcurx, Voldemort makes a different decision, one that no longer threatens Ginny in her first year, but rather Ron could be his victim.
- Harry told people what he had seen in the Forbidden Forest, and they laughed. You should never laugh at Harry Potter.
- This story is presented with heart found apologies to Jack Douglas. If you can find it, read his immortal “My Brother was an only child”
This story was inspired by another story, specifically http://www.tthfanfic.org/Story-26452/Manchester+Like+Hell+He+Will.htm. It's a lot of fun, a deconstruction of the Harry gets a harem and none of the guys complain about it meme. But it inspired this one from me. The ending of 'Like Hell He Will' cracked me up, but then I couldn't get this idea out of my head. It's a similar set up, a prophecy offered that says Voldemort is toast and Harry will be getting all the women... but in this one Harry hears the prediction and realizes what it will mean...
- Seven years after the fall of Voldemort George and Angelina Weasley are on their honeymoon. On a dare George takes his new bride to a special beach, and there they meet someone from their past.
After the fall of Voldemort Harry feels that he needs to get away, away from the pressures of being the Man Who Won. Hermione invites herself along for the ride, but things aren't always what they seem. Fighting a war has it's price.
On the Three and Four Part Harmony Yahoo group a suggestion was offered for a Holiday Drabble by the inimitable Hellishlord. To wit: -A random Death-Eater accidentally kills Santa Claus, and now Voldemort has to play the part of delivering presents. Not necessarily smutty, but good for a laugh if Voldemort, using all the resources at his disposal, decides that what a sixteen-year-old wizard really needs is a hot older woman. Due to the 'magic of Christmas', Voldemort and co can't really harm anyone. Bonus points for the Death-Eaters in elf suits. Further points for Voldemort shouting "You killed Santa Claus!? What do you mean, you killed Santa Claus!?"
This is a collection of shorts that grew out of a round robin on the 3 and 4 part Harmony Yahoo newsgroup. Basically it was posited that following the fall of Voldemort, Harry was bored and decided for no adequately explained reason to become a costumed Super Hero, known as Lightning man. This round robin went on for a few weeks and was a lot of fun. I believe the totality of the entries are posted here:
Anyway, the following shorts are what I offered to the round robin.
This story started as one of those 'The Characters confront the Author about what she got wrong' stories, intending for a much put upon Draco Malfoy cornering JKR and begging her to tell him why she hated him so much. I intended to have all of the human characters personalities flipped or at very least drastically modified, with the partial and non-human characters physically altered (Mostly because I wanted to write a short eriudite very gay clothes horse Hagrid) Then I started writing it. Sure it was fun, but it was also a whole lot of work, and frankly I'm not happy with how 'Little Tommy Riddle' turned out. I may revisit this in the future, but probably not.
Not really about Harry
Like many of my stories, this grew out of a discussion on the Caer Azkaban newsgroup. The discussion in question theorized that Filius Flitwick might well have been a more ‘hands on’ Deputy Head than Minerva had been, and that she might be surprised by it. This discussion mutated as internet discussions are wont to do and before long the failures and limitations of the staff became the focus of the thread. Then I went out for my most hated weekly chore, that being mowing the lawn.
- The summer heat in my part of Missouri peaks normally peaks in the high 90s with 100 percent humidity, pushing the ‘feels like’ temperatures into the 105 degree heat range. While trudging up and down endless rows of much hated grass, wondering not for the first time why my damned kids weren’t the ones doing this since they live in the house I pay for rent free, the discussion about the Deputy Head rolled over and over in my head and this is the result.
- I blame heat stroke.
Very Dumb Ideas
On the Caer Azkaban news group kafkaexmachina posed a challenge, to wit:
“I've done Satanist!Dursley, but now I want to see what you all can come up with. The challenge is to come up with even WORSE varieties of the Dursleys. Post a snippet involving Harry at the doorstep, and any bits that you see following after.”
What followed was snippets with Harry raised by Krishnas, by followers of Cluthu, Klansmen, and Hannibal Lector among others. I laugh at those pale imitations of bad human beings. The following is my suggestion for…
The Very Worst Sort of Muggles