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Harry, Ron, Hermione, Seamus, Neville, Draco, Dean, Ginny, OC
Primary Relationship
Other Pairing
Secondary Relationship(s)
Harry/Ginny, Ron/Hermione
Romance, AU
Mild Language, Mild Violence, Scenes of a Mild Sexual Nature
Story Reviews
First Published
2007-06-01 10:33pm
Last Chapter
2008-06-26 7:17am
Last Updated
2008-06-26 7:17am

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Ch. # Chapter Title Word Count Reviews
1 Sanctuary and Train Rides

Rejection. Yup, I've been through it.
Disownment. Not the peachiest memory of mine.

But this is a new beginning.
Rejected and disowned by her magic-fearing family, Elyssa Haydock comes to Hogwarts to find sanctuary. During her first year at school she not only finds sanctuary, but people to call family and also learns that the path of love is a rocky one.

695 6
2 Meetings and Handsome Boys

Elyssa meets new friends and learns more about Hogwarts.

1,447 4
3 Observations and a New Gryffindor

An awkward moment is shared and Elyssa gets sorted.

1,087 3
4 Announcements and Introductions

Elyssa meets more people, a new teacher is introduced, and a dance is announced for later in the term.

613 5
5 Roommates and Late Night Bonding

Elyssa meets her new roommates and learns about Seamus's past relationship.

1,541 4
6 Cat Claws and Evening Adieus

Elyssa goes to relax in the Common Room and talks to a friend.

788 3
7 Fire Charms and Staircase Incidents

Elyssa has another run-in with Malfoy and has her first class.

2,420 3
8 Conjured Phoenixes and New Enemies

Elyssa has Transfiguration class and discovers she has a new enemy.

1,870 3
9 Secrets from Boys and Hidden Shortcuts

Elyssa tells Hermione, who confirms what they were both thinking, and has Elementals

1,444 3
10 Tickling Tips and Dancing Partners

Elyssa is attacked by Ginny and the twins and goes to her first dance lesson.

1,347 4
11 Old Flames and a Glimpse of Bliss

Seamus tells Elyssa something when they get back to the common room. (My chapter summaries are so helpful, aren't they? XD)

1,086 5
12 Comfort and Angels

Elyssa is cheered up by her friends.

1,054 5
13 Overheard Conversations and Flaring Tempers

Elyssa hears things in the hallway one day as she heads back from dance.

1,342 3
14 Truth and Tears

Sometimes the truth hurts.

1,153 5
15 Survival Songs and Angry Outbursts

Elyssa's friends rally around her as the silence between her and Seamus continues.

1,845 4
16 Punches and Troubles Focusing

Elyssa's morning DEFINITELY doesn't go smoothly.

1,189 5
17 Midnight Vistations and Days Off School

Elyssa gets an unexpected visitor while in the Hospital Wing again and gets out later on.

1,578 3
18 Train Rides and Dress Shopping

Elyssa rides the train with her friends to Hogsmeade and goes dress shopping with Ginny and Hermione.

1,894 3
19 Games of Chase and Walks Back Home

Elyssa walks back from Hogsmeade with a friend.

1,477 5
20 Hot Chocolate and Getting Ready

The chapter leading up to those chapters you've been waiting for! XD

2,263 3
21 Peacocks and Retribution

And so it begins...

1,817 3
22 Playing It Dumb, No More Apologies, and Nonverbal Communication


2,144 4


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