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Rating
15+
Chapters
18
Words
104,166
Characters
Harry, Ron, Hermione, Dumbledore, Lupin, McGonagall, Snape, Seamus, Ginny, OC
Primary Relationship
Harry/Hermione
Secondary Relationship(s)
Remus/Tonks, Ron/Hermione, Ron/OC, Other Pairing
Genre(s)
Mystery, Action/Adventure, AU
Era
Hogwarts
Advisory
Strong Language, Mild Violence
Story Reviews
502
Status
Work In Progress (WIP)
First Published
2006-01-29 1:10pm
Last Chapter
2008-03-23 1:59pm
Last Updated
2008-07-01 8:23pm

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Ch. # Chapter Title Word Count Reviews
1 Dreams

Dreams have plagued Hermione since the end of the school year. She has tried to ignore them, but when something disastrous happens, she must begin to take them seriously.

3,048 58
2 Findings

Harry returns to Number 12 after finding out what happened to Hermione.

3,696 42
3 Questions

Hermione begins her recovery in France after Dumbledore rushes to save her. More questions come up at Grimmauld Place as Harry and Ron find out more of what happened to Hermione.

3,147 29
4 Escape

While Dumbledore is in France, Harry stays at Grimmauld Place and has a heart-to-heart with McGonagall.

4,038 25
5 A Birthday Present

Hermione is returned to Number 12 in critical condition. Harry and Ron are forced to sit a wait for an outcome, much to their frustration. But a new puzzle reveals itself the morning after Hermione returns.

6,267 27
6 Visions and Flames

Hermione wakes in time for Harry's birthday celebration, but she is still haunted by the memories of her parents and her own actions. The puzzle of Dumbledore's friend increases after Harry listens in on a conversation.

5,484 24
7 All Over Again

Harry shares his mother's notes with Ron and Hermione, and it helps to bring Hermione back to a state of normalcy. The dreams and symbols haven't returned since the day she woke up. Hermione believes this to be a sign that she has seen the last of it. But a trip to Diagon Alley changes a few things.

5,690 24
8 Home At Last

Harry and Ron confront Hermione about what happened in Diagon Alley; Harry finally tells them about his overheard conversations from Dumbledore and McGonagall; and they finally make their way towards Hogwarts

4,227 33
9 A Dream, A Hat, and A Girl

The trio finally makes it to Hogwarts. Harry has the luck of waking from a rather disturbing dream and Hermione struggles with fainting episodes. At the welcoming feast, Ron spots a girl at the end of the Gryffindor table that he recognizes but can't quite remember.

7,141 28
10 A Pop Exam

Hermione is forced to tell Professors Dumbledore and McGonagall about her visions and fainting spells. Ron sheds light on the mysterious girl from the welcoming feast after Harry tells him her name. Classes start, revealing more than Harry thought possible.

5,373 20
11 Chapter 11-Part I: Professor Amsel

Hermione and Harry get a harsh idea of Ron's feelings towards the Engel family after Katarina does Hermione a favour. Wednesday morning the seventh years get their first impression of the mysterious Professor Amsel.

4,154 20
12 Chapter 11-Part II: A Startling Desire

It's Harry's turn to tackle Professor Amsel's test. What he finds is not what he expected, not by a long shot. A run in with Amsel during his test causes Harry to doubt his initial assurance in her identity.

5,871 24
13 We've Got To Stop Meeting Like This

Harry is hesitent to talk to Professor Amsel about his suspicions. But after eavesdropping on a conversation, he doesn't have a choice.

6,459 20
14 It's Forbidden

Hermione has another very close shave with death as a concequence for writing down the symbols in the Ring. On Monday evening, Harry begins his detention with Professor Amsel and things don't bode well when he makes a crucial mistake.

4,670 23
15 What Was The Point?

Harry's detention turns into a race against death, but in the process, Harry learns a very important lesson and Professor Amsel learns that Harry is more trustworthy than she had originally thought. Warning: Increased violence, I'd even go so far as to say it is graphic.

9,373 31
16 Chapter 15: The Knight

Professor Amsel has returned, and Harry doesn't get a chance to talk to her, though not for lack of trying. Dumbledore intercepts him and they have a short but meaningful conversation. At breakfast, horrifying news breaks when the Daily Prophet is delivered--news which seems to concern Professor Amsel and Hermione in two very different ways.

6,669 37
17 Wrong Room

Just a reminder: This is NOT HBP AND DH compliant. AU 7th year fic. Tensions are rising between the Houses in which not even the presence of the Head Girl can stop the spells from flying. A disturbing Defense class and Hermione's reluctance to speak about it worries both Ron and Harry. Hogsmeade weekend brings along a conversation with Professor Amsel and an early departure from the village. An overheard staff meeting leads to an escape into the wrong room.

10,207 17
18 Chapter Seventeen: Rita Skeeter's Scoop

A week before Halloween a Skeeter article showes up on the front page of the Prophet. In order to keep Amsel at the school and bar any Ministry implant Harry takes a risk in reaching out to Slytherin for support. It's the beginning of a very rocky few weeks.

8,652 20

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