| ||Rating: Mature||Story Reviews: 733|
Characters: Harry, Ron, Hermione, McGonagall, Arthur, Bill, Charlie, Molly, George, Ginny
Genre(s): Humor, Romance, Action/Adventure
Pairings: Arthur/Molly, Harry/Ginny, Ron/Hermione
First Published: 2008.07.11
Last Published Chapter: 2011.09.02
Last Updated: 2011.09.02
Favorite Story Of: 335 users
| ||Advisory: Mild Language, Strong Violence, Scenes of a Sexual Nature, Substance Use or Abuse, Sensitive Topic/Issue/Theme, Contains Spoilers|
|Harry has defeated Voldemort, and now is free to live his life like he chooses. He wants to be with Ginny, but will she take him back and be able to deal with Harry's fame. Please read and review. As with all Harry Potter stories, J. K. Rowling owns all rights. (I am presently revising some of the chapters to coincide with the accompaning stories). Banner by the wonderful EmmyLemmy at TDA|
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|1||A New Day
This story starts immediately after Chapter thirty-six of Deathly Hallows. The celebration lasted all morning and afternoon. Harry didn't go to the Headmasters office, until early evening. He left there to go to sleep in his old bed, where he slept all night until the next morning. (rev.14.08.11)
|2||The Wizengamot and Diagon Alley
Harry faces the magical community, and gets a taste of his fame and influence over the British magical community. Jo created these characters and world, and I am just playing with them. (rev 8/28/2011)
|3||Off to Australia
Harry and company get ready to go to Australia to find the Grangers and have some adventures.
|4||Finding the Grangers
Its is time for our heroes to search for Hermione's parents. They are also going to get a mild surprise about the Australian Magical Community.
They find out what lies in the sub-tropical jungles of Australia.
|6||I Can't Believe You Two
Find out what happened in Goblin City.
This chapter is entirely from Ginny's POV.
|8||July 1998 Part 1
Harry and Co. arrive in England to restart their lives.
|9||July 1998 Part II
Harry and company are starting to restart there lives in post war England. They all start going in different directions. Leaving Harry alone for the first time in almosr eight years.
|10||I Didn't Mean That
Harry wakes up with a hangover, and a feeling that he has made a huge mistake.
|11||Exams and Regret's
Harry goes to the Ministry to take his Auror's entrance exam. Harry's fame causes troubles for him and Ginny.
Birthdays are to be fun and enjoyed. Why does Ginny seem miserable?
Harry discovers more about the magical world from a neutal friend. Ginny decides to talk to him about their relationship.
|14||Ron and Hermione's big announcement
A little bit of fluff, and a move away from canon.
|15||The Way of Family
This chapter and the last one is about family relationships in a loving, but annoying family, like the Weasley's.
|16||Memories, Memorials, and Mistakes
Harry and Ginny return to Hogwarts for school. Someone has a hard time with the memories of the battle, and some things are said that shouldn't have been.
|17||Classes and Homework
It is time to be a student again for Harry and Ginny.
|18||Tryouts and Tribulations
Harry is confronted by the new Potions Professor Madam Zabini. We finally get to meet the Head Boy, but the meeting doesn't go well. The most important thing though is Gwenog Jones is coming to Hogwarts at the end of September to chose the school Quidditch team for the new Tri-School compitition.
|19||The Taming of Zabini
Harry starts sorting out his troubles with the new Potions Professor.
|20||Shopping in London
Harry and Carmen go into London without Ginny. Not everyone is happy about the situation.
|21||Hogsmeade and Halloween
Harry does something to placate Ginny after going to the Hard Rock Cafe with Hermione, Ron and Carmen. Then they go on an adventure Halloween night.
|22||Thirty Days - November Rains
I have been away for a few weeks. I have a new computer now and need to test drive it for awhile. I also needed a break from this story, because I needed to rethink this next segment. I was going to write a single chapter, but decided instead to write four (maybe five) subchapters under the title Thirty Days.
Harry needs to change his study habits while serving his 'detention'. Ginny surprises him when he meets her at the gate.
|24||Tying Up Loose Ends
Harry uses his time away from Ginny to take care of some things. Some come with good results and some he realizes, to late, are a mistake.
|25||Love: Passionate and Tender
If you read the title you probably have a good idea what this might be about. I found this chapter difficult to write and get a good balance and flow to it. I hope it doesn't come out like a cheap romance novel. (even though I would classify this story as a romance.)
WARNING: sensitive subject in this chapter. I have tried to write this chapter so that it does not offend or glorify the subject, but it still has an emotional impact. I am sorry if reading this chapter offends anyone. However, the event is vital to the plot.
|27||a.k.a. Carmen Del La Rosa
When I first roughed out the draft on this story, I had this chapter before the last one, Numb. I switched them for dramatic effect. This chapter covers the same time frame and events of the previous chapter, but it is from Harry's point of view.
Even though all your dreams have come crashing down, a true Gryffidor picks themselves up and moves on with life.
Troubles mount with Harry's mission, but what is happening with Ginny at the Burrow.
|30||Bludgers and Lies
Harry and company try to find a way home.
|31||Rumors and Scrutiny
Ginny returns to school. She must deal with a newspaper article about Harry and Carmen at the same time.
|32||Rumors and Scrutiny Part II - Darks secrets revealed
A continuation of last chapter, Ginny discovers something that shocks her, and causes her to become a leader at Hogwarts again.
|33||The End of the Mission
Harry comes to the end of his mission, but does it end well.
Harry is free to see Ginny again. Nothing goes as planned by either one, but they survive reguardless.
Harry starts rebuilding his relationship with Ginny, Hermione, and Ron. Most of this chapter are things I had originally planned to put into the last chapter, but it just didn't work out.
|36||Two weeks until Easter
A little transition chapter before our favourite couple spends Easter holiday together.
Traditions are really nothing more than a standardized action to a reoccurring event or condition. (i.e. Every Christmas we decorate a tree, when Ron andHermione disagree they teraditionslly get into a fight.)
A chapter about Harry missing Ginny
Harry is in Bulraria for twelve hours to see the Harpies play the Bulgarian National team. Ginny has only twelve hours to play a game and spend time alone with Harry. Can it be done?
Major problems arise with Harry and Ginny. - Warning this chapter and the next contain some graphic desciptions.
Hello Everyone, I would like to apologize for not having this ready before the queue closed, but I had a two week time period where life interrupted my writing. Sham on it!
Harry and Ginny are dealing with nightmares. Not all nightmares happen at night when you ae asleep.
|43||A Christmas together
Presents, promises, and possibilities await our fav couple in this chapter.
|44||The Night Visitors
We find out who is interupting Harry and Ginny's moment. This was actually supposed to be part of the last chapter, but that one had become to large so then there were two.
For anyone who has read this far, you will understand what this chapter is about.
|46||The Wedding - Plans and friends
Harry and Ginny are getting ready to get married in this chapter, as always strange this happen.
|47||The Wedding -for everyone else
The second half of Harry and Ginny's wedding, and a small epilogue.
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