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1 : Pride & Pestilence by Violet Gryfindor     Novel
Rating: 15+   Chapters: 11   Reviews: 136


Fantastic banner by PhoenixAlthor!

In a world of “I do” or die, Rose Weasley has little to offer. She’s neither rich nor fashionable, and however many brains she has, none of them will get her a husband. Who then should make an offer but the arrogant, wealthy Scorpius Malfoy, the last wizard she would ever want to marry.

Winner of 2013 Kecker and Golden Snitch Awards for Best Alternative Universe


Genres: Romance, AU   Era: Next Generation   Characters: Albus, Lily (II), OC, OtherCanon , Rose, Scorpius  Pairings: Rose/Scorpius
Advisory: Contains profanity, Mild violence, Scenes of a mild sexual nature, Sensitive topic/issue/theme
Published: 2011.10.23   Latest Chapter: 2014.10.11 Updated: 2014.10.11 Status: WIP (32408 words)

2 : Death's Other Kingdom by Violet Gryfindor     One-shot
Rating: Mature   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 7


2014 Dobby Finalist for Best One-Shot
2014 Golden Snitch Winner for Best One-Shot



Remember us—if at all—not as lost
Violent souls, but only
As the hollow men.

- T. S. Eliot, "The Hollow Men"

The lost years of Severus Snape.


Genres: Horror/Dark   Era: Marauders   Characters: Snape, Voldemort   Pairings: Other Pairing
Advisory: Strong violence, Scenes of a sexual nature, Slash (same-sex pairing), Sensitive topic/issue/theme
Published: 2014.03.08   Latest Chapter: 2014.06.07 Updated: 2014.06.07 Status: COMPLETED (2616 words)

3 : Black Sands by Violet Gryfindor     Novel
Rating: Mature   Chapters: 13   Reviews: 145


2013 Golden Snitches Winner: Best Mystery, Best Cliffhanger

Egypt, 1922. Runaway witch Helen Black possesses little more than a flying carpet and an uncanny talent for survival. But after witnessing a demon's escape from Tutankhamun's tomb, she's launched into a web of intrigue that stretches from the Valley of the Kings to the Egyptian Ministry. Now she's putting her talent to the test to save her most prized possession: her life.

Genres: Horror/Dark, Mystery, Action/Adventure   Era: Other   Characters: Moody, OC, OtherCanon   Pairings: OC/OC
Advisory: Contains profanity, Strong violence, Scenes of a sexual nature, Substance abuse, Sensitive topic/issue/theme
Published: 2005.10.15   Latest Chapter: 2014.04.21 Updated: 2014.04.21 Status: WIP (46082 words)

4 : This Longing by Violet Gryfindor     Novel
Rating: 15+   Chapters: 22   Reviews: 308


2014 Golden Snitch Winner for Best Drama, Best Romance, & Best Chaptered Fic!

Minerva McGonagall begins her final year at Hogwarts, where rumours and hormones run rampant through the halls, and strange creatures lurk in the shadows. But nothing - and no one - turns her world upside-down so completely as the infuriating, brilliant Head Boy, Tiberius Grimm.


Genres: Drama, Romance   Era: Other   Characters: Dumbledore, McGonagall, OC, OtherCanon , Voldemort  Pairings: Other Pairing
Advisory: Contains profanity, Strong violence, Scenes of a sexual nature, Substance abuse
Published: 2007.09.19   Latest Chapter: 2014.02.01 Updated: 2014.10.09 Status: COMPLETED (99919 words)

5 : Aurora and Boreas by Violet Gryfindor     One-shot
Rating: 12+   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 9


Written for the Sylvia Plath Inspired Challenge ;; banner by Clara Oswald



He wanted only to bask in her light for a while and, if he was fortunate, make her brighter still.


Genres: Fluff, General, Romance   Era: Marauders   Characters: James, Lily   Pairings: James/Lily
Advisory: No Warnings
Published: 2013.12.15   Latest Chapter: 2013.12.17 Updated: 2013.12.26 Status: COMPLETED (2162 words)

6 : The Snow is Silent by Violet Gryfindor     One-shot
Rating: 12+   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 23





Standing over the grave of his sister, Albus Dumbledore waits for the new century to begin.

Written for the Every Word Counts Challenge
2013 Dobby Award Finalist, TGS Golden Snitch Winner for Best Description.
Perfect banner by Mercury.


Genres: Angst   Era: Other   Characters: Ariana , Dumbledore, Grindelwald   Pairings: Other Pairing
Advisory: Contains Slash (Same-Sex Pairing)
Published: 2013.05.04   Latest Chapter: 2013.05.04 Updated: 2013.10.19 Status: COMPLETED (573 words)

7 : The Anatomy of Genius by Violet Gryfindor     One-shot
Rating: 15+   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 20




There were some who called James Potter a genius. Lily preferred "idiot."
Natural ability made him arrogant, reckless, and unpredictable.

If there was one thing that she detested most, it was the unpredictable.


Genres: Drama, Romance, Young Adult   Era: Marauders   Characters: James, Lily   Pairings: James/Lily
Advisory: Contains profanity, Substance abuse
Published: 2012.10.08   Latest Chapter: 2012.12.30 Updated: 2014.03.24 Status: COMPLETED (4131 words)

8 : Welcome to Mars by Violet Gryfindor     Novel
Rating: 15+   Chapters: 3   Reviews: 31


The sequel to Winner Takes All ;; Fantastic new banner by niika!

No one ever told her what you're supposed to do after growing up.
Welcome to adulthood, Rose Weasley.

Winner of 2012 Kecker Awards for Best Next-Generation & Best Couple.


Genres: Drama, Fluff, Romance   Era: Next Generation   Characters: Albus, OtherCanon , Rose, Teddy, Victoire  Pairings: Other Pairing
Advisory: Strong Language, Scenes of a Sexual Nature, Substance Use or Abuse
Published: 2011.09.20   Latest Chapter: 2012.11.07 Updated: 2013.08.23 Status: WIP (12869 words)

9 : Riddle in the Dark by Violet Gryfindor     Short story
Rating: Mature   Chapters: 2   Reviews: 18


Winner of HarrietHopkirk's Film Noir Challenge!

Hogwarts, 1957. Called in to investigate what seemed to be a simple case of blackmail, Alastor Moody finds himself caught between the allure of a respectable femme fatale and the schemes of an aspiring Dark Lord in what could be the strangest and most dangerous case of his career.


Genres: Horror/Dark, Mystery, Action/Adventure   Era: Other   Characters: Dumbledore, McGonagall, Moody, Voldemort   Pairings: Other Pairing
Advisory: Strong Language, Strong Violence, Substance Use or Abuse, Sensitive Topic/Issue/Theme
Published: 2012.04.21   Latest Chapter: 2012.09.03 Updated: 2013.10.19 Status: WIP (5656 words)

10 : The Mark of Cain by Violet Gryfindor     One-shot
Rating: 15+   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 18





Regulus, the little star, was always on the brink of burning out.

2012 Dobby Finalist for Best One-Shot
Written for MagicalInk's Shifting Reality Challenge


Genres: Horror/Dark, Angst   Era: Marauders   Characters: Kreacher, Regulus
Advisory: Strong Violence, Substance Use or Abuse, Sensitive Topic/Issue/Theme
Published: 2012.06.21   Latest Chapter: 2012.08.01 Updated: 2013.10.19 Status: COMPLETED (2266 words)

11 : Venom: A Tragedy by Violet Gryfindor     Short story
Rating: Mature   Chapters: 4   Reviews: 44


A morbid retelling of "Romeo & Juliet"

Beware the rose's thorns, for her wounds run deep. Beware the scorpion's tail, for his sting can kill.
Love is the venom that flows through their veins.
The only antidote is hate.

Winner of "Best Short Story" at 2011 Golden Snitch Awards!


Genres: Horror/Dark, Romance, Young Adult   Era: Next Generation   Characters: Albus, Hermione, Hugo, James (II), OtherCanon , Rose, Scorpius  Pairings: Rose/Scorpius
Advisory: Mild Language, Strong Violence, Scenes of a Sexual Nature, Sensitive Topic/Issue/Theme
Published: 2011.06.25   Latest Chapter: 2012.07.17 Updated: 2012.09.12 Status: COMPLETED (15633 words)

12 : A Dragon's Heart by Violet Gryfindor     One-shot
Rating: 15+   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 11




One thing was certain: Susan Bones did not look like a dragon keeper.
But mere appearances were not going to prevent her from achieving her goal.

Finalist for the House Cup 2012 Task One Challenge


Genres: General, Action/Adventure   Era: Post-Hogwarts   Characters: OC, OtherCanon
Advisory: Strong Violence, Sensitive Topic/Issue/Theme
Published: 2012.07.10   Latest Chapter: 2012.07.10 Updated: 2012.07.30 Status: COMPLETED (2552 words)

13 : Silence in the Deep by Violet Gryfindor     One-shot
Rating: 15+   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 15


Fabulous banner by Eponine!

There was only one truth between them, a silence that kept the dark at bay. A single word could shatter it to pieces, and lead them into the heart of darkness.

August's Featured One-Shot at TGS!
2nd Place in CloakAuror9's No Dialogues Challenge


Genres: Horror/Dark, Romance, Angst   Era: Marauders   Characters: Lily , Snape  Pairings: Snape/Lily
Advisory: Mild Violence, Scenes of a Mild Sexual Nature, Sensitive Topic/Issue/Theme
Published: 2012.04.04   Latest Chapter: 2012.05.25 Updated: 2012.06.09 Status: COMPLETED (2265 words)

14 : Out of Time by Violet Gryfindor     Novella
Rating: 15+   Chapters: 12   Reviews: 157


2012 Dobby Winner of Best Novella/Short Story ; Finalist for Most Original Story

Falling backwards through time, Lily Potter becomes entangled in the course of history. Past, present, and future collide, leaving Lily uncertain of who she is and, most of all, who she will become.

Winner of SamMalfoy's Time Travel Challenge ; banner by ForgottenFace


Genres: Horror/Dark, Mystery, Romance   Era: Other   Characters: Lily (II), Moody, OtherCanon   Pairings: Other Pairing
Advisory: Contains profanity, Scenes of a mild sexual nature, Sensitive topic/issue/theme
Published: 2011.03.24   Latest Chapter: 2012.05.05 Updated: 2014.04.09 Status: COMPLETED (40207 words)

15 : Glass Memories by Violet Gryfindor     One-shot
Rating: 12+   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 16


Winner of long_live_luna_bellatrix's Repetition Challenge!

Honesty was Minerva's only gift in the end, the honesty of knowing what he had meant to her for all those long years. The teacher who was more of a friend. The friend who was far more.
The companion, the comrade, the colleague...

But it was too late; Albus Dumbledore was dead.
All that remained were the memories of glass, always on the point of breaking.


Genres: Drama, Angst   Era: Other   Characters: Dumbledore, McGonagall
Advisory: Mild Violence, Sensitive Topic/Issue/Theme, Contains Spoilers
Published: 2012.02.23   Latest Chapter: 2012.03.12 Updated: 2013.08.08 Status: COMPLETED (5545 words)

16 : Partners in Crime by Violet Gryfindor     Short story
Rating: 15+   Chapters: 5   Reviews: 43


Banner by justonemorefic!

It was supposed to be an easy surveillance assignment, but when things get explosive, hotshot
(ie: undervalued) Aurors Al Potter and Scorpius Malfoy are thrown together in a
dangerous web of deception, espionage, and gourmet sandwiches.


Genres: Humor, Mystery, Action/Adventure   Era: Next Generation   Characters: Albus, OC, OtherCanon , Scorpius, Teddy, Victoire
Advisory: Strong Language, Strong Violence, Sensitive Topic/Issue/Theme
Published: 2010.12.11   Latest Chapter: 2012.02.12 Updated: 2013.02.22 Status: Abandoned (8525 words)

17 : Survival of the Fittest by Violet Gryfindor     One-shot
Rating: Mature   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 12


Banner by revolution!

It was a game of survival of the fittest, and he was as far from "fittest" as one could get. But if Peter Pettigrew knew one thing about himself, it was that he would do anything to avoid death.


Genres: Horror/Dark, Action/Adventure, Angst   Era: Marauders   Characters: Bellatrix, Narcissa, Pettigrew
Advisory: Strong Violence, Sensitive Topic/Issue/Theme
Published: 2011.11.06   Latest Chapter: 2011.11.07 Updated: 2012.04.08 Status: COMPLETED (3425 words)

18 : Lost in the Dying Light by Violet Gryfindor     One-shot
Rating: 15+   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 15


November's Featured One-Shot at TGS ;; Superb banner by justonemorefic

Whatever they say, remember that even in the darkest of days, the blackest of nights, the most horrific moments, life is the greatest adventure of all.

They did not live in a fairytale. They loved in a war.


Genres: Horror/Dark, Romance, Action/Adventure   Era: Marauders   Characters: James , Lily  Pairings: James/Lily
Advisory: Mild Language, Strong Violence, Sensitive Topic/Issue/Theme
Published: 2011.09.25   Latest Chapter: 2011.10.01 Updated: 2012.09.13 Status: COMPLETED (5514 words)

19 : The Left Side of Tomorrow by Violet Gryfindor     One-shot
Rating: 15+   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 20


beautiful banner by niika!

In the shadow of the blood-red sun, who knows what the future may bring?

Tom/Minerva


Genres: Drama, Romance   Era: Other   Characters: McGonagall, Voldemort   Pairings: Other Pairing
Advisory: Mild Language, Scenes of a Mild Sexual Nature, Sensitive Topic/Issue/Theme
Published: 2011.08.13   Latest Chapter: 2011.08.15 Updated: 2011.08.16 Status: COMPLETED (2670 words)

20 : Winner Takes All by Violet Gryfindor     Novel
Rating: 15+   Chapters: 13   Reviews: 375




If life is a game, then Rose Weasley was dealt a bad hand.
But she's not going to go down without a fight.
Because, you see, the winner takes it all.

Winner of 4 Hufflepuff Kecker Awards, and Best Next-Generation Story of 2010 at TGS!


Genres: Drama, Romance, Young Adult   Era: Next Generation   Characters: Albus, Lily (II), OtherCanon , Rose, Scorpius, Teddy  Pairings: Other Pairing, Rose/Scorpius
Advisory: Contains profanity, Scenes of a mild sexual nature, Substance abuse
Published: 2009.06.09   Latest Chapter: 2011.06.26 Updated: 2013.08.23 Status: COMPLETED (60226 words)

21 : The Third Man by Violet Gryfindor     One-shot
Rating: 15+   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 19


Fantabulous banner by justonemorefic!

I am the third man, the third man to love you.
If it had been your choice, would you have chosen me in the end?


Genres: Drama, Romance   Era: Marauders   Characters: James, Lily, Sirius   Pairings: Sirius/Lily, James/Lily
Advisory: Strong Language, Scenes of a Sexual Nature
Published: 2011.02.23   Latest Chapter: 2011.02.24 Updated: 2013.05.26 Status: COMPLETED (3322 words)

22 : Seasons of Discontent by Violet Gryfindor     One-shot
Rating: 15+   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 9


Gorgeous banner by nala!


These are the seasons of their discontent, the days, weeks, and years that she was married to the right man while loving the wrong one. No one ever said that Lily Evans had stopped loving Severus Snape.


Genres: Drama, Romance, Angst   Era: Marauders   Characters: James , Lily, Snape  Pairings: James/Lily, Snape/Lily
Advisory: Mild Language, Strong Violence, Scenes of a Mild Sexual Nature, Sensitive Topic/Issue/Theme
Published: 2011.02.18   Latest Chapter: 2011.02.22 Updated: 2012.04.17 Status: COMPLETED (5709 words)

23 : Ashes of Dust by Violet Gryfindor     One-shot
Rating: 15+   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 8


2nd Place in the 10th Anniversary Writer's Duel! ;; Winner of 2011 "Best Canon" Kecker Award

One day they would call him "Mad-Eye" and laugh at his strange ways, but his name meant something far different, echoing a heroic past. Alastor, the avenging spirit.

“Remember, Alastor, you must always be on guard. Constant vigilance!”


Genres: Drama, General   Era: Other   Characters: Moody, OC   Pairings: OC/OC
Advisory: Mild Violence, Scenes of a Mild Sexual Nature
Published: 2011.02.03   Latest Chapter: 2011.02.03 Updated: 2013.03.26 Status: COMPLETED (3120 words)

24 : The Song of Silence by Violet Gryfindor     One-shot
Rating: 15+   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 8


Gorgeous banner by Antiquity!

All that remains of Dorcas Meadowes are the fragments Sirius Black holds in his hands.
Her song is distant now, but he hears it still.

Written for Indigo Seas's "Man on a Bridge" Challenge.


Genres: Romance, Angst   Era: Marauders   Characters: OtherCanon , Sirius  Pairings: Sirius/OC
Advisory: Sensitive Topic/Issue/Theme
Published: 2011.01.13   Latest Chapter: 2011.01.13 Updated: 2012.07.27 Status: COMPLETED (3494 words)

25 : The Death of Love by Violet Gryfindor     One-shot
Rating: 12+   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 11


Written for the Epic 12+ Challenge ;; Banner by Clara Oswald!

For love was dead, he was dead, and nothing more could exist in this world for one such as him. The fairytale had ended long ago, its ever after clashing with reality, a war that it could not win.


Genres: Drama, Angst   Era: Next Generation   Characters: Teddy, Victoire   Pairings: Teddy/Victoire
Advisory: No Warnings
Published: 2010.09.08   Latest Chapter: 2010.09.08 Updated: 2013.05.21 Status: COMPLETED (1368 words)
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