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Rating
15+
Chapters
38
Words
334,528
Characters
Draco, Ginny, Harry, Cho, Dumbledore, Hermione, Neville, OC, Oliver Wood, Remus Lupin, Ron, Sirius Black, Snape, Voldemort, Fred/George, Narcissa, Tonks, Luna, Lucius, Seamus, Peter Pettigrew, M. McGonagall, Pansy
Primary Relationship
Secondary Relationship(s)
Genre(s)
Romance, Action, General
Era
Advisory
No Warnings
Story Reviews
177
Status
Work In Progress (WIP)
First Published
2004-08-25 11:43pm
Last Chapter
2006-02-02 10:39am
Last Updated
2006-02-02 10:39am

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Ch. # Chapter Title Word Count Reviews
1 Prologue: Circles


An sixth year fic that explores what might happen if Harry moves past the angst and starts to put his life together and has a few things break his way for a change...including a little romance, and the return of Nicholas Flamel to Hogwarts. The law of unintended consequences also holds sway.

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2 Chapter 1: How Can You Do It Alone?

Harry returns to Privet Drive to a flurry of letters.

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3 Chapter 2: Pure and Easy

Another letter, but this one's not for Harry. Molly sends Ginny with a care package, a Marauder suceeds, and the law of unintended consequences takes over.

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4 Chapter 3: The Kids Are Alright

Actions have consequences.... Here, the law of unintended consequences holds sway, as Harry and Ginny's evening isn't quite over.

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5 Chapter 4: Much Too Much

Now that Molly has settled Harry and Ginny for the evening, others have to be told... including Ron, who's initially not a happy camper. Hermione makes a wakeup call, and Ginny tells her Harry had a rough night...

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6 Chapter 5: I Can't Explain

Again we meet at Wisteria Walk to attempt to understand what has happened. Snape reports on the Dark Lord's reaction and outs that Harry and Ginny did exactly what Molly suggested. We meet Flamel's better half, and Snape pushes Harry just a bit too far, and an interesting discovery is made.

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7 Chapter 6: How Many Friends

At Wisteria Walk, Ron complains about the speed at which Harry is moving and about Ginny's choice of wardrobe. Harry and Ginny deal with some of the practical problems of living in close proximity, and Molly takes the pragmatic view. Remus disrupts the schedule again, and the twins visit and make a confession. Meanwhile, back at Hogwarts, Trelawney predicts a uneventful summer for Harry, and declares a H/G romance just won't work; their charts are all wrong. But she manages to complicate things anyway.

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8 Chapter 7: A Legal Matter

We portkey to Gringotts for the reading of Sirius' last will and testiment.

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9 Chapter 8: I've Had Enough

After passing through Gringotts, we find ourselves back at Grimmauld Place. There, Minerva McGonagall uses an old reliable to reduce tension, Ginny decides maybe diamonds are not always a girls best friend, and Harry decides he's had enough... at least of some things.

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10 Chapter 9: Go To The Mirror Boy

Harry gets cut, and something magical is triggered by his blood. Flamel investigages, Dumbledore says the wrong thing and the wrong time, and Harry... well, Harry gets just a tad upset.

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11 Chapter 10: Join Together

Harry tells Ron and Hermione about the prophecy; Harry gets the carpet call from Ginny's father, Dobby picks a title for Ginny, Hermione tasks a house elf, a pair of Phoenix sing and cry, and Harry breaks away from Ginny... for a very good reason.

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12 Chapter 11: Another Tricky Day

Harry has yet again passed the doors of Hogwarts, thus, a visit to the Hospital Wing is necessary, where Madam Pomfrey is forced to deal with something new. While there, Rita Skeeter drops in to chat about recent events, Nicholas Flamel finally trumps Hogwarts, A History, and Hermione takes risk while Ron wants to be cautious.

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13 Chapter 12: Smash The Mirror

Something Harry thought was firmly in the muggle world intrudes on the magical world, Hermione proposes a solution and appeals to Harry to wait long enough for a little help, and yes, Perenelle Flamel does come through. Then we adjourn to the grounds where things get interesting...

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14 Chapter 13: Here For More

Like the name of the chapter says, he's here for more. Poppy Pomfrey patches him up, everyone gets caught up on recent events, the kids practice a bit of defense... and Pernelle is just a tad concerned about the progress of the bonding.

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15 Chapter 14: Love, Reign O'er Me

Trelawney's third is revealed to a larger group, including Harry. Sirius makes it clear that he's not going to just hang around the house; he'd rather show up at the Ministry in wearing his old Rocker leather; Perenelle has a little talk with Harry and Ginny, and Ginny asks Perenelle to sever their bond!

Did she mean it?

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16 Chapter 15: Girl's Eyes

The morning after and yes, things are better. Lessons finally begin, Sirius reclaims his most beloved possession and prepares to stimulate the economy... and who's the girl referenced in the title song?

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17 Chapter 16: Bargain

Nothing like a bit of shopping for some stress relief, to show off your partner, or pick up some new threads... and does Wormtail have any chips left?

And yes, you can read something into the lyrics chosen for this chapter.

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18 Chapter 17: I Don't Even Know Myself

Wormtail did know something worth a trade... but now the other side knows, too. Meanwhile, a confrontation builds in the Wizengamot over selection of a new minister, and Ron explains how five brothers are better than one sister.

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19 Chapter 18: It's Your Turn

Events come to a head in the Wizengamot, and Dumbledore's plan to get the votes he needs falls one short... or does it? A prodigal returns, we get another glimpse of Lena, and the kids interrupt Molly's night out.


Join the Reign O'er Me Announcement/Discussion Mailing List here.

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20 Chapter 19: Sister Disco

Penny isn't doing well and Sirius shows Harry the papers and picture of his sibling. Snape sees the picture and reacts... Perenelle reads Snape the riot act, and the agency that's searching for the girl is getting closer.

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21 Chapter 20: Goin' Mobile

In this chapter, Draco spends some quality time and travels with a long, lost aunt; we learn a few interesting tidbits of backstory, including that Heromine has read Edgar Rice Burrows and that Sirius knows how to travel.... and in honor of the up and coming elections on this side of the pond, the White House and Downing Street get a cameo.

My webpage at"http://cts.dragon.com/reign/ has a diagram of the Gulfstream IV, which might help visualize part of the story.

There's also a "Directors Cut" draft of Chapter 1 on my website that fills in the three hours between Lupin'

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22 Chapter 21: Let's See Action

Both teams are on the ground, and the hunt has begun. It seems there's less than total solidarity among the Death Eater rank and file, and Draco finds a good pub - complete with arches... and discovers a plot. We learn Hermione didn't finish taking her potions and may finally realize there are other resources than a library, and that patience isn't Harry's strongest virtue - but you already knew that. We also meet Chris, who is in charge of the group Sirius hired and ... And yes, you do see some action.

Enjoy, and please review. Questions and comments via email are also wel

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23 Chapter 22: Eminence Front (Part 1)

Several threads come together in Eminence Front, as Jamie has her first encounter with the wizarding world. Snape interrupts Ron at just the wrong time, we learn Hermione's pet name for Ron, Draco goes shopping, Sirius uses his nose, and we learn at least part of why Snape knew so much about Jamie.

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24 Chapter 22: Eminence Front (Part 2)

Part 2

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25 Chapter 23: Don't Look Away

After the battle, it's time to regroup. Ron discovers the great Muggle contribution to civilization - Room Service - while Harry meets Jamie. Sirius isn't planning to return home with the group - and isn't forthcoming about his plans. Harry tries to hire some help... Ron and Hermione have a spat... and was the hotel as well guarded as they had hoped?

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26 Chapter 24: Music Must Change (Part 1)

There are injuries after the last attack - including one that looks serious. Perenelle knows something about the phoneix that saved Jamie, Sirius makes a side trip and Ron begins a bedside vigil, hoping against hope that it's not too late.

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27 Chapter 24: Music Must Change (Part 2)

Part 2 (Continued)

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28 Chapter 25: Dangerous

Hermione seems to be okay, Harry and Jamie have a chat, Harry works out with Perenelle, and Dumbledore and Nicholas Flamel return. And Voldemort offers a deal.

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29 Chapter 26: New Song

Harry learns what Voldemort tossed to Dumbledore, another trip to Diagon Alley where one surprise waits and another is prepared, Ron discloses his secret errand... and a pickup game of Quidditch, and a song.

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30 Chapter 27: Amazing Journey

The professors are worried, Harry learns more than he'd like about Necromany, Perenelle answers some questions, Draco returns home... Jamie sees another vision, and Voldemort is clearly planning something.

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31 Chapter 28: Faith in Somthing Bigger

Dumbledore's past returns to haunt him, Voldemort raises the ante, and the creature that came back with Sirius shows up again.

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32 Chapter 29: The Dirty Jobs

Dumbledore is at least temporarily out of it, leaving Harry, Ginny and the Flamels to deal with what Voldemort left at the parley. Hermione learns a wel placed kick can trumpa wand, Ron worries about meeting the Grangers, and Jamie wonders about what Draco wanted to say.

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33 Chapter 30: Call Me Lightning

Ron meets her parents, and Jamie meets Draco.

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34 Chapter 31 - Had Enough

Draco is tricked into betraying the one person he actually cares about, and no one wants to help, we return to the Grangers, and Sirus talks to Lupin about his search... and Draco and Jamie talk again.

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35 Chapter 32: It's Hard

Jamie tries to convince Harry she's not completely helpless, Sirius finally comes clean, and Cassanda meets Jamie. And Jamie insists on talking to Draco again - a very plastered Draco.

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36 Chapter 33: I Can See For Miles

Draco leads an assult on Malfoy Manor.

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37 Chapter 34: Behind Blue Eyes

Dumbledore awakens as the aftermath of the raid on Malfoy Manor unfolds.

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38 Chapter 35 - Eyesight to the Blind

July 31, 1996 and a sweet sixteen party for Harry.

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