Dumbledore, Slughorn, Voldemort, Grindelwald , OC
Drama, Horror/Dark, Romance
Strong Language, Strong Violence, Scenes of a Sexual Nature, Substance Use or Abuse, Sensitive Topic/Issue/Theme, Contains Spoilers
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First Published
2006-11-16 01:32:08
Last Published Chapters
2010-04-03 00:37:07
Last Updated
2010-04-08 22:43:31
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Ch. # Chapter Title Word Count Reviews
1 An Odd Meeting

A certain dark-haired, brooding Slytherin begins acting strangely...well, more strangely than he normally does.

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2 A Family Matter

After failing in her attempts to avoid Tom, Maura dicovers something that she really didn't want to know...

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3 Manipulation

Maura and Tom have a "little talk"...

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4 Letters and Suspicions

Maura finally decides to do something about Tom...

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5 The Morning After

Tom's strange behaviour continues, and Dumbledore confronts Maura.

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6 Persuasion

Maura finally gets some information...but at what price?

A/N: Sorry about the long wait, I'll try to update sooner from now on. On the plus side, its a long chapter!

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7 Lessons

Tom reminds Maura of her promise...

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8 Complications

Malfoy gets revenge and Tom reveals yet another peculiarity...

A/N I am so, so sorry for the wait, I know it's been ages, but hopefully I'll have more time now to work on this story!

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9 Strange Portents

Maura finds out some surprising things about herself...with a little help.

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10 Detention

Maura runs into some trouble...

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11 Caught - Part One

Some true colours are revealed...

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12 Caught - Part Two

Maura gets more answers...

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13 Discoveries

Maura makes some illuminating discoveries about Tom's intentions...

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14 A Proposal

Maura tries to relax over the holidays...

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15 Lies

Maura finds herself in a very tight spot...

A/N: This chapter contains strong violence. Please do not read if you feel that you might be upset by it.

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16 Escape

Plans - or a lack thereof - are revealed and executed.

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17 Aftermath

Maura and Tom make it back to the manor...

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18 Reactions

Tom finds out some things about Maura for a change...

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19 Temptation

Maura is tempted...does she give in?

A/N: This chapter is definitely rated mature; please do not read if you think that you might be offended by mature situations. 

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20 Revelations

The person behind the curtain is revealed...and consequences follow.

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21 Erasure - Part One

Tom apologises to Maura...in his own special way.

A/N: Sorry for the long wait, this chapter is actually a lot longer, but I split it so that I could give you guys something while you wait for the other half. I hope you like it!

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22 Erasure - Part Two

Maura's assumptions are erased...violently.

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23 Fracture

Things start to fall apart...

A/N: Sorry (again) for the long wait, and Happy Holidays!

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24 New Beginnings - Part One

The aftermath...

A/N: Hey everyone. So, this chapter is a little slower than the last few, but it's still important. It's also the first half of the last official chapter in this story. I will post the second half to this chapter, and then there will be an epilogue, and then that's it! Thanks for sticking with me for so long, I never would have been this close to finishing if it weren't for you guys. I hope you like the chapter!

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25 New Beginnings - Part Two

Some confrontations....and Maura finally makes a decision.

A/N: So, this is the last official chapter, but there will be an epilogue. Sorry (again) for the long wait, but it is a really long chapter, I hope you enjoy it!

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26 Epilogue


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