Penname: Roots in Water
Member Since: 2010.07.20

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I am currently writing a new story centered around Pansy Parkinson after the defeat of Voldemort titled "Wilted Flowers". The 30th chapter has just been posted. Thank you for all the lovely reviews! I really appreciate them.

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1 : Heart(less) by Roots in Water     One-shot
Rating: 15+   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 6


When Lucius was with her, everything was fine.

Written for Speeding Dating challenge, 2014.



Genres: Drama, Romance   Era: Other   Characters: Lucius, Narcissa   Pairings: Lucius/Narcissa
Advisory: Mild Language, Mild Violence, Scenes of a Mild Sexual Nature, Sensitive Topic/Issue/Theme
Published: 2014.02.15   Latest Chapter: 2014.02.15 Updated: 2014.02.15 Status: COMPLETED (1463 words)

2 : Wilted Flower by Roots in Water     Novel
Rating: Mature   Chapters: 30   Reviews: 107


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Nothing was the same for Pansy. Nothing ever would be.

Winner of Keckers 2012 "Best Drama" Award 
 


Genres: Drama, Horror/Dark, Angst   Era: Post-Hogwarts   Characters: Draco, OC, OtherCanon , Pansy  Pairings: Draco/Pansy, Other Pairing
Advisory: Mild Language, Mild Violence, Scenes of a Sexual Nature, Contains Slash (Same-Sex Pairing), Substance Use or Abuse, Sensitive Topic/Issue/Theme
Published: 2012.01.22   Latest Chapter: 2013.08.19 Updated: 2014.01.12 Status: WIP (96508 words)

3 : Onwards! (to nothing) by Roots in Water     One-shot
Rating: Mature   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 8


Igor Karkaroff took only two trips in his lifetime. One changed it forever. The other ended it.

For the 2013 House Cup

Genres: Drama, Horror/Dark, Angst   Era: Other   Characters: OtherCanon
Advisory: Mild Language, Strong Violence, Sensitive Topic/Issue/Theme
Published: 2013.07.08   Latest Chapter: 2013.07.08 Updated: 2013.07.08 Status: COMPLETED (4923 words)

4 : While You Were Sleeping by Roots in Water     Novella
Rating: Mature   Chapters: 6   Reviews: 36


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Time spent asleep is not time spent idly. And a forced sleep is no different.

(How Alastor Moody spent Harry's fourth year)

Second place in CherryBear's "The Perks of Being a Wallflower" challenge

Hufflepuff Story of the Month - August 2013
*undergoing edits*

Genres: Drama, Horror/Dark, Action/Adventure   Era: Hogwarts   Characters: Dumbledore, Moody
Advisory: Mild Language, Strong Violence, Sensitive Topic/Issue/Theme
Published: 2012.08.29   Latest Chapter: 2012.11.29 Updated: 2014.01.15 Status: COMPLETED (18896 words)

5 : Task One Challenge: One of Those Moments by Roots in Water     One-shot
Rating: 15+   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 4


Susan thought that she really ought to have stayed in bed that morning.

Written for the first task of the 2012 House Cup
 


Genres: Drama, Humor, Action/Adventure   Era: Post-Hogwarts   Characters: Luna, OtherCanon   Pairings: Other Pairing
Advisory: Mild Language, Mild Violence, Sensitive Topic/Issue/Theme
Published: 2012.07.08   Latest Chapter: 2012.07.09 Updated: 2012.07.10 Status: COMPLETED (2754 words)

6 : Blood Red Snow White by Roots in Water     One-shot
Rating: 15+   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 6


This is the tale of a land, a land where the hero was defeated, where all was destroyed.

It is the tale of a land that waits for its saviour.

Second place in starryskies55's 'Borrowing Challenge'

August's "Featured Story" for Hufflepuff


Genres: Drama, Horror/Dark, Angst   Era: Other   Characters: Voldemort
Advisory: Mild Language, Strong Violence, Sensitive Topic/Issue/Theme
Published: 2012.06.17   Latest Chapter: 2012.06.20 Updated: 2012.06.20 Status: COMPLETED (2536 words)

7 : Too Late by Roots in Water     One-shot
Rating: 15+   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 8


Magic couldnít bring the dead back to life and restore them to their former glory, an ability Severus wished most fervently that he possessed.

First place in GrangerDanger76's Snape Challenge

Runner-up in Keckers 2012 "Best Tear-jerker" Award

Genres: Drama, Horror/Dark, Angst   Era: Marauders   Characters: Lily , Snape  Pairings: James/Lily
Advisory: Mild Violence, Scenes of a Mild Sexual Nature, Sensitive Topic/Issue/Theme
Published: 2012.03.24   Latest Chapter: 2012.03.27 Updated: 2012.03.27 Status: COMPLETED (3895 words)

8 : Broken Memories by Roots in Water     One-shot
Rating: 15+   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 14


Today is the day Ginny comes home from the hospital. Today is the day he sees just how much time has forsaken her.
 
 


Genres: Drama, Romance   Era: Other   Characters: Ginny, Harry, OtherCanon   Pairings: Harry/Ginny, Harry/OC
Advisory: Mild Language, Scenes of a Mild Sexual Nature, Sensitive Topic/Issue/Theme
Published: 2011.07.22   Latest Chapter: 2012.02.22 Updated: 2012.02.22 Status: COMPLETED (5014 words)

9 : Fried Eggs by Roots in Water     Short story
Rating: 15+   Chapters: 3   Reviews: 24


 

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One altercation. Three different points of view.

There's always more than one side to a story...


Genres: Drama, General, Humor   Era: Pre-Hogwarts   Characters: OC, OtherCanon , Tonks
Advisory: Mild Language, Strong Violence, Sensitive Topic/Issue/Theme
Published: 2012.01.05   Latest Chapter: 2012.01.31 Updated: 2012.01.31 Status: COMPLETED (6488 words)

10 : Ugly Glory by Roots in Water     One-shot
Rating: 15+   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 15


 

Regulus Black is a selfish coward. And what do cowards do? They run.
 
 


Genres: Drama, Horror/Dark   Era: Marauders   Characters: Regulus
Advisory: Mild Language, Strong Violence, Sensitive Topic/Issue/Theme
Published: 2011.07.11   Latest Chapter: 2012.01.31 Updated: 2012.01.31 Status: COMPLETED (1926 words)

11 : The Darkest Woman by Roots in Water     One-shot
Rating: 15+   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 10


 

She waits, through wind and rain and snow, for him to come for her. And he will. She knows it.
 


Genres: Drama, General, Horror/Dark   Era: Hogwarts   Characters: Bellatrix
Advisory: Mild Language, Mild Violence, Scenes of a Mild Sexual Nature, Sensitive Topic/Issue/Theme
Published: 2011.08.28   Latest Chapter: 2012.01.20 Updated: 2012.01.20 Status: COMPLETED (896 words)

12 : My Last by Roots in Water     One-shot
Rating: 15+   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 7


She won him and they had a life together. Over eighty years later, the one who lost attends her funeral.
 
 


Genres: Drama, Romance   Era: Hogwarts   Characters: Cho , Harry  Pairings: Cho/Cedric, Harry/Cho, Harry/Ginny
Advisory: Mild Language, Scenes of a Mild Sexual Nature, Sensitive Topic/Issue/Theme
Published: 2011.08.13   Latest Chapter: 2012.01.13 Updated: 2012.01.13 Status: COMPLETED (977 words)

13 : Ribbons and Rabbits by Roots in Water     One-shot
Rating: 12+   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 3


He was her best friend. And he was a bunny.

For (kalie)'s Out of Your Comfort Zone Challenge


Genres: Fluff, General   Era: Next Generation   Characters: Rose   Pairings: Ron/Hermione
Advisory: No Warnings
Published: 2012.01.05   Latest Chapter: 2012.01.05 Updated: 2012.01.05 Status: COMPLETED (1770 words)

14 : Golden Chains by Roots in Water     Short story
Rating: 15+   Chapters: 2   Reviews: 10


 

When one part of your personality dominates, there's no escaping...

First place in Beeezie's "Seven Deadly Sins" challenge.
 
 
 
 


Genres: Drama, General, Horror/Dark   Era: Hogwarts   Characters: Blaise (M), OtherCanon
Advisory: Mild Language, Mild Violence, Substance Use or Abuse, Sensitive Topic/Issue/Theme
Published: 2011.12.01   Latest Chapter: 2011.12.24 Updated: 2011.12.24 Status: COMPLETED (4040 words)

15 : Selfish Courage by Roots in Water     One-shot
Rating: 15+   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 6


 

Horace Slughorn was a Potions Master, not a soldier. Why was he being forced to play double-duty?

First place in academica's "Hogwarts Defender" challenge.
 
 


Genres: Drama, Action/Adventure   Era: Hogwarts   Characters: McGonagall, OtherCanon , Slughorn
Advisory: Mild Language, Strong Violence, Sensitive Topic/Issue/Theme
Published: 2011.12.07   Latest Chapter: 2011.12.24 Updated: 2011.12.24 Status: COMPLETED (3116 words)

16 : Cracks in the Pavement by Roots in Water     Short story
Rating: 15+   Chapters: 6   Reviews: 37


 
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The Weasleys might be considered a perfect family.

But then again even the strongest of bonds can fall apart. 


Genres: Drama, Romance, Angst   Era: Post-Hogwarts   Characters: Arthur, George , Harry, Hermione, Molly, Percy, Ron  Pairings: Arthur/Molly, Ron/Hermione, Other Pairing
Advisory: Mild Language, Mild Violence, Scenes of a Mild Sexual Nature, Substance Use or Abuse, Sensitive Topic/Issue/Theme
Published: 2011.09.11   Latest Chapter: 2011.12.22 Updated: 2011.12.22 Status: COMPLETED (14524 words)

17 : Black or White by Roots in Water     One-shot
Rating: 15+   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 2


The only one he can truly relate to is dead but he still has something to say to him.


I'm not you.
 


Genres: Drama, General, Angst   Era: Post-Hogwarts   Characters: Harry
Advisory: Mild Violence, Sensitive Topic/Issue/Theme
Published: 2011.09.14   Latest Chapter: 2011.09.17 Updated: 2011.09.17 Status: COMPLETED (1316 words)

18 : Twist of Fate by Roots in Water     Novella
Rating: 12+   Chapters: 10   Reviews: 31





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Hagrid forgot to tell Harry where platform 9 3/4 was located. Some mistakes have big consequences...

 


Genres: General, AU, Young Adult   Era: Hogwarts   Characters: Dumbledore, Harry, OC
Advisory: Mild Language, Mild Violence, Sensitive Topic/Issue/Theme
Published: 2010.09.02   Latest Chapter: 2011.09.03 Updated: 2011.09.03 Status: WIP (24507 words)

19 : Capturing the Past by Roots in Water     One-shot
Rating: 12+   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 11


Colin Creevey was only a boy.
 
 Third place in Cleopatra's "Hooked Sentence" challenge.
 
 
 


Genres: Drama, General   Era: Hogwarts   Characters: OtherCanon
Advisory: Mild Violence, Sensitive Topic/Issue/Theme
Published: 2011.08.24   Latest Chapter: 2011.08.28 Updated: 2011.08.28 Status: COMPLETED (510 words)

20 : Without by Roots in Water     One-shot
Rating: 12+   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 10


Everyone has a history, the story of what has shaped and molded them into who they are now. Can you understand why Argus Filch is the way he is?


Written for huffleherbs' "The One-Character Challenge".
 
 
 


Genres: General, Angst   Era: Other   Characters: Filch
Advisory: Sensitive Topic/Issue/Theme
Published: 2011.07.10   Latest Chapter: 2011.08.22 Updated: 2011.08.22 Status: COMPLETED (633 words)

21 : This is Us by Roots in Water     One-shot
Rating: 15+   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 3


War is not fun. It is not easy. It's cruel and cold and insanely damaging.

How do you make your decisions in a war?


Written for raisha's Subject and Theme challenge.
 


Genres: Drama, General, Action/Adventure   Era: Marauders   Characters: OC
Advisory: Mild Language, Strong Violence, Sensitive Topic/Issue/Theme
Published: 2011.08.15   Latest Chapter: 2011.08.22 Updated: 2011.08.22 Status: COMPLETED (4739 words)

22 : Lines of Consequence by Roots in Water     One-shot
Rating: 15+   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 9


Vernon loved his father, so he hated Harry.
 
 


Genres: Drama   Era: Other   Characters: OtherCanon
Advisory: Substance Use or Abuse, Sensitive Topic/Issue/Theme
Published: 2011.05.23   Latest Chapter: 2011.07.19 Updated: 2011.07.19 Status: COMPLETED (2731 words)

23 : Knowing by Roots in Water     One-shot
Rating: 12+   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 8


I do not know why, but there is an ever present sense that I have forgotten something important. That if I was just able to brush the veil that separates it from me, I would remember. But I can’t remember.

Why can’t I remember?

               -Gilderoy Lockhart


Genres: Drama, General   Era: Other   Characters: OtherCanon
Advisory: Mild Language
Published: 2011.06.19   Latest Chapter: 2011.07.16 Updated: 2011.07.16 Status: COMPLETED (2252 words)

24 : Normal by Roots in Water     One-shot
Rating: 12+   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 5


Normal. We use it everyday, but never in the same way. What happens when you try to conform to two conflicting standards? 
 


Genres: General, Young Adult   Era: Other   Characters: Harry
Advisory: No Warnings
Published: 2011.03.02   Latest Chapter: 2011.05.27 Updated: 2011.05.27 Status: COMPLETED (2288 words)

25 : Family Pride by Roots in Water     One-shot
Rating: 12+   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 6


Sometimes, we are proudest of our children when they prove us wrong.
 


Genres: General, Young Adult   Era: Other   Characters: Draco
Advisory: Contains Spoilers
Published: 2011.05.10   Latest Chapter: 2011.05.13 Updated: 2011.05.13 Status: COMPLETED (1174 words)
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