Penname: BrightStar
Member Since: 2010.12.20

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Hey, I'm B! I hope you like my stories - they're all in cannon, and consistent with each other - think of them as a short story collection :)

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1 : Avarice by BrightStar     One-shot
Rating: 12+   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 6





Harry moved closer to the boy. Snape looked no more than nine or ten years old, sallow, small stringy. There was undisguised greed in his thin face as he watched the younger of the two girls swinging higher and higher than her sister.

- “The Prince’s Tale”

Banner by violet ephemera @ TDA

 


Genres: Drama, Romance, Angst   Era: Marauders   Characters: Lily , Snape  Pairings: Snape/Lily, James/Lily
Advisory: Contains Spoilers
Published: 2012.09.24   Latest Chapter: 2012.09.29 Updated: 2012.09.29 Status: COMPLETED (1090 words)

2 : All You Need Is Love: The Next Generation by BrightStar     Short story collection
Rating: 12+   Chapters: 10   Reviews: 81










All was well, eventually.

Life isn't easy, even as a Weasley-Potter. Join Teddy, Victoire, Molly, Dom, Lucy, James, Fred, Al, Rose, Louis, Roxy, Hugo and Lily as they learn they can get by this - love is all they need.

Written with inspiration from LunarLuna's Beatles Challenge. Banner by Ginnypotter25 @TDA
 
 
 
 


Genres: Fluff, Humor, Romance   Era: Next Generation   Characters: Albus, Hugo, James (II), Lily (II), OC, OtherCanon , Rose, Scorpius, Teddy, Victoire  Pairings: Rose/Scorpius, Teddy/Victoire, OC/OC, Other Pairing
Advisory: Mild Language, Scenes of a Mild Sexual Nature, Sensitive Topic/Issue/Theme
Published: 2011.06.05   Latest Chapter: 2012.08.31 Updated: 2012.08.31 Status: WIP (33232 words)

3 : How Soon Is Now? by BrightStar     Novella
Rating: 15+   Chapters: 11   Reviews: 102





Lucy Weasley has a nice life, with a nice family and shares a nice flat with her cousin Victoire. Fresh out of Hogwarts, she obtains a nice job in Flourish and Blotts, with nice collegues.

Now would be a nice starting point for an actual life, really. If it's not too much to ask.
 

Thanks to socal @TDA for the banner.
 


Genres: Fluff, Romance, Young Adult   Era: Next Generation   Characters: Arthur, Harry, Molly, OC, OtherCanon , Percy, Ron, Rose, Teddy, Victoire  Pairings: OC/OC, Arthur/Molly, Harry/Ginny, Teddy/Victoire, Other Pairing
Advisory: Strong Language, Scenes of a Mild Sexual Nature, Substance Use or Abuse
Published: 2011.05.12   Latest Chapter: 2011.10.19 Updated: 2011.10.19 Status: COMPLETED (28749 words)

4 : Inglorius by BrightStar     One-shot
Rating: 12+   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 19


WINNER of the Quote a Quote Challenge





The winners of wars write history, emerging victorius while condemning their enimies. Who, then, stands for those without voices, those wrongly accused?

Ginny Weasley never thought it would be her, attending the post mortem trial of Severus Snape.
 
Thanks to nala @TDA  for the banner.


Genres: Drama, Romance, Angst   Era: Next Generation   Characters: Albus , Ginny, Harry, Lily, Snape  Pairings: Harry/Ginny, James/Lily, Snape/Lily
Advisory: No Warnings
Published: 2011.08.13   Latest Chapter: 2011.09.08 Updated: 2011.09.08 Status: COMPLETED (3548 words)

5 : Aurora, Enchanted by BrightStar     One-shot
Rating: 12+   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 5






A girl, Eva Florick.

A boy, Albus Potter.

A fairytale - the Sleeping Beauty.

A hospital bed, strewn with poppies.

A dream of first love.

 

For the Language of Flowers Challenge. Banner by nala@TDA
 


Genres: Fluff, Romance, Young Adult   Era: Next Generation   Characters: Albus, OC, OtherCanon   Pairings: Other Pairing
Advisory: Scenes of a Mild Sexual Nature
Published: 2011.08.15   Latest Chapter: 2011.09.05 Updated: 2011.09.05 Status: COMPLETED (3354 words)

6 : Rosie Can't Fly! by BrightStar     One-shot
Rating: 12+   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 8


 WINNER of the Childhood Memories Challenge.





Little Rose Weasley cannot fly,  that much is true

But she can think of so many better things to do.
 

Thanks to TheProphecy@TDA for the banner!
 


Genres: Fluff, General, Humor   Era: Next Generation   Characters: Albus, Ginny, Harry, Hermione, Hugo, James (II), Lily (II), Rose   Pairings: Harry/Ginny, Ron/Hermione
Advisory: No Warnings
Published: 2011.08.13   Latest Chapter: 2011.08.21 Updated: 2011.08.21 Status: COMPLETED (2358 words)

7 : The Second by BrightStar     Song fic
Rating: 12+   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 16





*Inspired by the Rock and Roll lyric Challenge and the Bromance Challenge. Banner by BitterSweetFlames @TDA*

At eleven, Ron had been quick to name himself Harry’s “second” in a wizard duel with Malfoy that never transpired. Harry smiled to himself, wondering if this was the pre-adolescent equivalent of being a best man.
 
 


Genres: Fluff, General, Humor   Era: Post-Hogwarts   Characters: Ginny, Harry, Hermione, OtherCanon , Ron  Pairings: Harry/Ginny, Ron/Hermione
Advisory: Mild Language
Published: 2011.04.24   Latest Chapter: 2011.05.16 Updated: 2011.05.16 Status: COMPLETED (2447 words)

8 : Beautiful Dawn by BrightStar     Song fic
Rating: 12+   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 12






For Preeah's "Ultimate Wedding Challenge", with inspiration from James Blunt's "High". Amazing banner by hysteria @ TDA.

Scorpius takes a moment out of his wedding reception to reflect on his life and how it has changed because of his new wife, Rose.
 
 


Genres: Drama, Fluff, Romance   Era: Next Generation   Characters: Albus, Draco, Harry, Hugo, James (II), Lily (II), OtherCanon , Ron, Rose, Scorpius  Pairings: Rose/Scorpius, Harry/Ginny, Ron/Hermione, Teddy/Victoire, Other Pairing
Advisory: Scenes of a Mild Sexual Nature
Published: 2011.04.24   Latest Chapter: 2011.05.12 Updated: 2011.05.12 Status: COMPLETED (2234 words)

9 : Idiot by BrightStar     One-shot
Rating: 12+   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 13






For the Role Reversal, Lady Gaga (winner), and Glee song challenges. Banner by Savoed @ TDA

Daniel Wood gets on really well with Lily Potter. Both love animals, quidditch, a good conversation in History of Magic and are both of the same easy disposition. Daniel offeres to help his friend capture the attention of the school hearthrob, only realising in doing this he doesn't want to be friends. Idiot.
 
 
 


Genres: Fluff, Humor, Romance   Era: Next Generation   Characters: Hugo, Lily (II), OC, OtherCanon   Pairings: Other Pairing, Harry/Ginny, OC/OC
Advisory: Scenes of a Mild Sexual Nature
Published: 2011.05.06   Latest Chapter: 2011.05.09 Updated: 2011.05.09 Status: COMPLETED (1526 words)

10 : Sources by BrightStar     One-shot
Rating: 12+   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 13










Dominique had  heard the expression "pick your battles". She had never heard "pick your happy ending" - but this is what she must do. She has can be Quidditch player like her favourite aunt, or giving it up to stay with the boy who is holding her back. The source of her power is now the source of her despair. Winner of the Katy Perry Challenge for Pearl. Banner: obsessed@TDA


Genres: Drama, Romance, Angst   Era: Next Generation   Characters: Albus, Charlie, Ginny, James (II), Lily (II), McGonagall, Neville, OC, OtherCanon , Victoire  Pairings: OC/OC, Harry/Ginny, Teddy/Victoire
Advisory: Scenes of a Mild Sexual Nature
Published: 2011.04.17   Latest Chapter: 2011.04.30 Updated: 2011.04.30 Status: COMPLETED (3039 words)

11 : Sparks Fly by BrightStar     Song fic
Rating: 12+   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 15





*For iamlilypotter and xoxogossipgirl2010's Speak Now Challenges , the song is Sparks Fly. Lovely banner by !obsessed @TDA*
 

Fluff piece, the DH epilogue from Victoire's POV.
 

Drop everything now; meet me in the pouring rain,

Kiss me on the sidewalk, take away the pain.

Cause I see sparks fly whenever you
 
Smile.
 


Genres: Fluff, Romance, Angst   Era: Next Generation   Characters: Bill, Fleur, James (II), OtherCanon , Teddy, Victoire  Pairings: Teddy/Victoire, Bill/Fleur, Harry/Ginny, Ron/Hermione
Advisory: Scenes of a Mild Sexual Nature
Published: 2011.02.19   Latest Chapter: 2011.04.17 Updated: 2011.04.17 Status: COMPLETED (3077 words)

12 : The Roofwalker by BrightStar     One-shot
Rating: 12+   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 18





*Written for TheProphecy's Bedtime Stories Challenge. Beautiful banner by Nostalgi @TDA.*



Sometimes, even if you think you are to old for them, what you really need is a bedtime story.

Molly Weasley tells ten year old Ginny a tale neither of them will never forget.
 


Genres: Fluff, General   Era: Pre-Hogwarts   Characters: Arthur, Ginny , Molly  Pairings: Arthur/Molly
Advisory: No Warnings
Published: 2011.03.15   Latest Chapter: 2011.04.04 Updated: 2011.04.04 Status: COMPLETED (2305 words)

13 : Delacour by BrightStar     One-shot
Rating: 12+   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 23






*For TenthWeasley's Movie Theme Lyric Challenge, inspired by the quote "But most of all, the moment when love first touched me!" Banner by Magpie @ TDA*

It happened to Fleur, reserved and lonely in London. It happened to Gabrielle, confused and angry at the world, in a crowded Parisian cafe. It happened to Victoire, ona platform in King's Cross Station. It happened to Dominique, flying high above her childhood home. They were each touched by love.
 


Genres: Fluff, Romance, Angst   Era: Other   Characters: Bill, Fleur, Ginny, OtherCanon , Teddy, Victoire  Pairings: Bill/Fleur, Teddy/Victoire
Advisory: Scenes of a Mild Sexual Nature
Published: 2011.03.14   Latest Chapter: 2011.03.20 Updated: 2011.03.20 Status: COMPLETED (4953 words)

14 : Who Has To Know? by BrightStar     One-shot
Rating: 12+   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 28







*Thanks to LadyMalfoy23 for the help. 3rd Place in NeverGotHerLetter's Room of Requirement challenge. Much inspiration from "Dirty Little Secret" by the All American Rejects" Gorgeous banner by kaileena sands*

Rose can't stop thinking about Scorpius. Scorpius won't leave Rose alone.

There's no way they can be together - or is there?

Who has to know?
 
 


Genres: Fluff, Humor, Romance   Era: Next Generation   Characters: Albus, Hugo, Rose , Scorpius  Pairings: Rose/Scorpius, Ron/Hermione
Advisory: Scenes of a Mild Sexual Nature
Published: 2011.03.09   Latest Chapter: 2011.03.16 Updated: 2011.03.16 Status: COMPLETED (1751 words)

15 : You're Not Sorry by BrightStar     Song fic
Rating: 12+   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 14





A companion piece to "Potter's Got it Bad". Beta'd by TheProphecy, much thanks.  Beautiful banner by Enchantress @TDA. Written for Taam Black's Taylor Swift Challenge, the song is "You're Not Sorry".

"He was doing it again. Surrounded by Hufflepuff girls at dinner, flirting shamelessly with everyone around him. Charlotte closed her eyes, this wasn't happening."

 

*James II/Charlotte*
 


Genres: Fluff, Romance, Angst   Era: Next Generation   Characters: Albus, James (II), Lily (II), OC , Rose, Scorpius, Slughorn  Pairings: James/OC, Harry/Ginny, Rose/Scorpius, Other Pairing
Advisory: Scenes of a Mild Sexual Nature
Published: 2011.01.05   Latest Chapter: 2011.03.12 Updated: 2011.03.12 Status: COMPLETED (2844 words)

16 : Potter's Got It Bad by BrightStar     Song fic
Rating: 12+   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 20





*2nd Place LiveLaughLoveHarryPotter's Maroon 5 challenge* Beta'd by Miss MarlaG, awesome banner by elixrchaos @TDA,

James is miserable - he's being moping over Lily Evans far too long.
Harry is miserable - he knows his new romance with Ginny can't last.
James II is miserable - Charlotte broke up with him for being immature, as if!

They'll get them eventually, of course. It's just going to take time and a little bit of luck.


Genres: Fluff, Romance, Angst   Era: Other   Characters: Albus, Ginny, Harry, James, James (II), Lily, Lily (II), OC , Ron, Sirius  Pairings: Harry/Ginny, James/Lily, Other Pairing
Advisory: No Warnings
Published: 2011.02.14   Latest Chapter: 2011.02.20 Updated: 2011.02.20 Status: COMPLETED (4279 words)

17 : The Brightening Glance by BrightStar     Short story
Rating: 12+   Chapters: 2   Reviews: 15







Epic banner by hayley jade @ DA

Fifteen year old Ginny Weasely sits alone, writing a love letter to the wrong boy.
 
Harry Potter tries to give an interview a year after the final battle, but is distracted by his feelings for a certain redhead. 
 
"Her eyes, blazing with determination, courage and passion, softened by what must be love - the same brightening glance in his own".
 
 
 


Genres: Fluff, Romance   Era: Post-Hogwarts   Characters: Ginny , Harry  Pairings: Harry/Ginny
Advisory: Contains Spoilers
Published: 2011.01.05   Latest Chapter: 2011.02.07 Updated: 2011.02.07 Status: COMPLETED (4597 words)

18 : Nepotism? No... by BrightStar     One-shot
Rating: 12+   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 22






Pretty banner by elixirchaos @DA

"It's just keeping it in the family"

Ginny and Harry didn't know what they were getting into going to their son's Quidditch match. It's James' last year at Hogwarts, and he has a plan to ensure Gryffindor captaincy remains in the Potter family for as long as possible.

James Potter doesn't know the meaning of Nepotism.
 
 


Genres: Fluff, Humor   Era: Next Generation   Characters: Albus, Ginny, Harry, Hermione, Hugo, James (II), Lily (II), OtherCanon , Ron, Rose  Pairings: Harry/Ginny, Ron/Hermione
Advisory: Contains Spoilers
Published: 2011.01.05   Latest Chapter: 2011.01.30 Updated: 2011.01.30 Status: COMPLETED (2350 words)
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