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Harry, Ron, Hermione, Pansy, Ginny, Albus, James (II), Lily (II), OC, OtherCanon
Primary Relationship
Other Pairing
Secondary Relationship(s)
Arthur/Molly, Bill/Fleur, Harry/Ginny, Ron/Hermione
Drama, Romance, Angst
Next Generation
Strong Language, Strong Violence, Scenes of a Sexual Nature, Substance Use or Abuse, Sensitive Topic/Issue/Theme, Contains Spoilers
Story Reviews
First Published
2010-04-17 12:49pm
Last Chapter
2010-04-24 9:05am
Last Updated
2010-04-24 9:05am

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Ch. # Chapter Title Word Count Reviews
1 Pain, Loss, & Unmerciful Surprises

As if the fact that his wife was murdered painful enough, the punishment of the defendant is enough to make Harry want to scream.

2,236 6
2 Rising From the Ashes: Part I

Sometimes things have to get a lot worse before they can even begin to get better. Harry learns this the hard way. Having a run in with his best friends is not exactly what he wanted or needed.

2,196 2
3 Rising From the Ashes: Part II

Harry seems to think that things are looking up. However, Albus and James take his lifted mood and send it plummeting downward again. Hopefully, however, things keep looking up. He is sick of temper tantrums and resentment.

2,016 1
4 Rising From the Ashes: Part III

Harry thinks he's finally risen from the ashes. Things have really looked up, and he gets a date with the most unexpected person. However, life has a funny way of turning the unlikely into a likely experience.

2,079 1
5 Sparks, Arguments, & Prejudices

Harry knows that it was wrong to keep their relationship a secret for so long. He had not anticipated that Pansy would be so pushy when it came to exposing their relationship. However, he knows when she knocks on the door of his best friend's house that there's going to be sparks.

2,016 1
6 Yuletide Tempers & Gifts

Harry is a bit irritated that Christmas doesn't quite go according to plan. In fact, of all the Scrooges in the house, in the end he ends up being the most grumpy person there. He doesn't know how she did it, but Pansy won the children over and turned them all against him. He'll be happier when the relentless teasing ends.

2,807 1
7 The Proposition: Part I

Harry feels relieved when they finally go to Hermione and Ron's. He knows that somehow being around family will be better. However, upon going there he finds a lot of unnecessary bickering. Although, he tries to stop it. Christmas, after all, is a time for family and friends. Not for incessant bickering.

2,211 1
8 The Proposition: Part II

Harry clears his throat and asks Pansy again. She replies and there's a small bout of celebration before Roxy and Fred II get into a tussle. It's then that Harry decides it's time to go home. Soon, however, he finds that home may not be as sweet as it should be.

2,329 1
9 Walking On Hot Coals

Harry is fed up with staying at St. Mungo's. He wants to go home. He wants to see Pansy. He wants to rescue Lily. All he knows is he doesn't want to sit in his hospital room one more night in the maddening silence. It's enough to make him want to bash his head against the wall.

2,084 1
10 If At First You Don't Succeed

Harry was a bit irritated when Pansy got to leave before him. Not to mention how she left without saying goodbye. Certainly, she had kissed him, but she didn't give him much more than that. He can't help but to wonder of what she is up to and where his precious daughter is.

2,029 1
11 Of Celebrations & Wedding Plans

Harry realizes that his life is becoming complicated. After a celebration for himself and the return of his daughter, he realizes that planning a wedding is a serious business. Pansy and Lily are determined to get it just so; and they'll drag him along kicking and screaming, if they have to.

2,073 1
12 A New, Fresh Beginning

Harry is surprised how things work out, but they do. He isn't sorry that his wedding day is making him miss Zabini's execution, for he knows it wouldn't give him closure. Instead, he's getting married, and obtaining his best birthday present ever. Well, if she doesn't kill him, that is.

2,098 2


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