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Ron, Hermione, Shacklebolt, Draco, George, Ginny, OC
Primary Relationship
Secondary Relationship(s)
Harry/Ginny, Ron/Hermione, Dean/Luna, Draco/Hermione, Other Pairing
Drama, Romance, Angst
Strong Language, Mild Violence, Scenes of a Sexual Nature, Contains Spoilers
Story Reviews
Work In Progress (WIP)
First Published
2008-02-12 10:56pm
Last Chapter
2012-07-29 10:19pm
Last Updated
2012-07-29 10:19pm

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Ch. # Chapter Title Word Count Reviews
1 Chapter 1 - Looking Back

The quiet life she's searched for and found allows Hermione the opportunity to sit and reflect on the events that brought her to this beautiful, but remote town on the Western coast of California.

3,326 9
2 Fierce Beating of His Heart

Sometimes even love isn't enough to keep people together. Sometimes it is love itself that separates them.

3,243 9
3 Fainting Spells and Stupid Stunts

Losing the one you love can be a bit overwhelming.  For Hermione, the adjustments she has to make are almost too much.

3,255 5
4 Unpleasant Surprise and Unpleasant Words

Picking up the pieces and going forward is sometimes too difficult especially when it involves someone from your past.

4,561 9
5 Dinner at Draco's

How is she supposed to get past his past? How do they expect her to trust him?

5,224 4
6 Damnatio Memoriae

Never had she seen Draco so angry. The look on his face was feral. His steely glare chilled her blood. Hermione warily approached him and gently laid her hand  on his arm.

4,676 6
7 The Dragon’s Lair

As she stepped into her bedroom she saw him sitting on the edge of her bed. She had known he’d come; she was surprised he’d taken this long.

5,881 9
8 His Confession

People aren’t always who they pretend to be. For, well, really the past two years, there was never a moment when you were far from my thoughts. For better of for worse, there you’ve been.

4,794 8
9 Questions, Answers and New Friends

The urge to allow her self-restraint to drop was strong, but the fear that she would break apart and be unable to pick up the pieces again held her tongue.

4,730 11
10 Broken Dreams

Just as Draco and Hermione thought they would be together forever, fate stepped in to deal them their biggest heartache.

4,969 7
11 Harsh Realities

“No! It wasn’t a dream. It’s real!” She was unable to stop sobbing. “Look!” her screech could be heard in the corridor. Pulling back the sheet and drawing her nightgown up, she unabashedly showed him the ragged scar running across the lower half of her torso. “They tore my baby from my body. It’s gone…dead. This is real.”

4,592 0

"Did I ever tell you how much I love your scent?” His voice was raspy from not being used. “Jasmine and oranges."

4,861 5
13 Lunches and Revelations

It seems Hermione is ready to talk about her past to her new friends.

5,258 5
14 Going Home

After years of living in California, Hermione returns to Britain for George's wedding. Will it be too much for her?

4,896 6
15 Dragon Dreams

Hermione is back in Britain for Charlie's wedding. Josh has come along as her date. Being back seems to be making her a bit jittery. 

4,113 8
16 Dragon Awakening

There's a change brewing, things have been set into motion that Hermione is unaware of.

1,636 9
17 Losing Her Again

“She’s found someone else,” burst out of Harry’s mouth before he could stop himself.

4,159 7
18 Desperation

Draco is at the end of his rope.

3,558 4
19 To Breathe Again

A long awaited encounter.

2,506 15


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