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Founder: Cap'n BlackRose - Stories: 38 - Followers: 1 - Staff: 2 - id: 33632
A C2 for all those old, seemingly overused plots that have been taught a few new tricks. slash will be present. crossovers are also welcome.

A Mary Sue Alphabet by Irony-chan reviews
A's for Amanda Our hero's twin sister Got lost as a baby and Gosh, how he missed her...
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Poetry/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,497 - Reviews: 2632 - Favs: 6,221 - Follows: 393 - Published: 1/12/2005 - Complete
Rain by Tien Riu reviews
It rains. Then it rains some more. And after that - it keeps on raining. Maybe it's one of Voldemort's plots. Or - then again, maybe not. A short, once-off ficlet. HP/DM
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,939 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 1 - Published: 8/17/2003 - Harry P., Draco M.
Warrior of the Unforgiving Land by C. Evangel reviews
AU. An alliance is set. Harry, a desert warrior from the harsh land of Gryffindor must serve the heir to the Slytherin empire. And as they learn to get along, there are those who plot against the throne. Sword fights included. HPDM & DMHP SLASH Repost
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,500 - Reviews: 242 - Favs: 185 - Follows: 345 - Updated: 5/1/2006 - Published: 11/15/2005 - Harry P., Draco M.
Little Angel Child by Kaluki reviews
He died years ago, but his wings are too small to fly with the Angels, so he waits on earth until he's shed his downy feathers. How does an Angel learn to fly?
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,327 - Reviews: 50 - Favs: 143 - Follows: 19 - Published: 7/25/2007 - Harry P. - Complete
For Druella by deews reviews
The world was ripe and in powerful hands, pureblooded hands, and everyone looked to the historical names of those who knew magic, who’d been born with ages of knowledge pounding through their very blood. And at the top of this pyramid, three sisters.
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Family/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 600 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 41 - Follows: 4 - Published: 8/7/2007 - Complete
His Mother's Eyes by Ai Tennshi reviews
Severus Snape only ever saw James Potter in the son of James Potter and Lily Evans. But as he stands by the man's grave years later, Harry Potter thinks that maybe, in his last moments, the man might have seen something more.
Harry Potter - Rated: K - English - Hurt/Comfort/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,846 - Reviews: 33 - Favs: 60 - Follows: 7 - Published: 8/27/2007 - Harry P., Severus S. - Complete
Childish Fears by Kaluki reviews
They dismissed her fears when the boggart told her she’d failed all her exams. But what does Hermione really fear?
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,768 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 3 - Published: 10/18/2007 - Hermione G. - Complete
Unicorn Child by Felinity reviews
AU What if Voldemort had killed Lily and James Potter but only attacked Harry 3 years later?At the age of 4, after defeating Voldemort, Harry is alone and scared and runs away. He is taken in by a herd of unicorns. Will he ever return to "his kind" again?
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Fantasy - Chapters: 8 - Words: 59,509 - Reviews: 1699 - Favs: 1,400 - Follows: 1,115 - Updated: 8/31/2004 - Published: 9/1/2002 - Harry P., Remus L.
Curse of the Banshees by Sheyda reviews
(Title-changed) AU. GoF. Harry was sent to Azkaban for mass-murder. Now, after defeating Voldemort he returns to Hogwarts and all those who abandoned him. Sorrow can be your downfall or your greatest strength. And banshees are just the beginning.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Angst/Fantasy - Chapters: 17 - Words: 77,602 - Reviews: 1753 - Favs: 1,589 - Follows: 1,146 - Updated: 10/27/2004 - Published: 4/1/2004 - Harry P.
Beauty by Slightly Sinister Sinestra reviews
What does beauty mean, Thanos? young Severus asked, bright curiousity in his gaze. The old centaur cocked his head to one side, considering.' 7yr old Severus needs an answer to a very important question.
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,887 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 28 - Follows: 2 - Published: 8/5/2006 - Severus S. - Complete
Allusions of Power by ReflectionsOfReality reviews
All it takes is one moment, one decision and everything changes. A gift and a curse Harry learns the truths behind the lies and adapts. The world of darkness shall protect him when the land of light is lost. Dark!Harry
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Fantasy/Angst - Chapters: 15 - Words: 68,672 - Reviews: 759 - Favs: 783 - Follows: 713 - Updated: 12/11/2003 - Published: 4/23/2003 - Harry P.
Lord of Caer Azkaban by Rorschach's Blot reviews
A letter causes Harry to learn some surprising things about his lineage, a different twist on the usual Harry in Azkaban story line.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 34 - Words: 119,393 - Reviews: 4922 - Favs: 8,041 - Follows: 4,213 - Updated: 12/14/2010 - Published: 10/24/2004 - Harry P., Hermione G. - Complete
Time to Spare by EmySabath reviews
HBPcompliant rewrite of Time For Me. Voldemort has a sinister plot to catch Harry out of bounds and cast a spell to send him back two hundred years, but all does not go as planned and Harry isn't as gone as he'd thought...
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 41 - Words: 171,869 - Reviews: 2927 - Favs: 3,830 - Follows: 2,895 - Updated: 5/3/2011 - Published: 8/17/2005 - Harry P., Draco M. - Complete
Gabriel by Shikatanai reviews
AU: At 5, an abused Harry is taken in by a powerful family. Taking the name Gabriel, he grows up into someone very different. How will Hogwarts and Voldemort react? Soldier!Harry, Neutral!Harry, implied child abuse.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama/Family - Chapters: 39 - Words: 147,391 - Reviews: 3763 - Favs: 5,035 - Follows: 5,504 - Updated: 3/21 - Published: 12/9/2005 - Harry P.
Dark Prophecy by Hope in Death reviews
Dark Harry! A prophecy concering the Potter twins leads Harry onto a destructive path after being ignored by his family. Matters only worsen when Harry becomes the heir to a powerful race that has long thought to be extinct, the Dragon Riders.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Adventure - Chapters: 12 - Words: 51,276 - Reviews: 807 - Favs: 1,021 - Follows: 1,256 - Updated: 6/23/2006 - Published: 7/29/2005 - Harry P.
Seeing An Eternity by xScenex reviews
HPLotR crossover. Harry finds himself falling into Middle Earth, blind, blonde, and confused. He's distressed, looks almost like a Malfoy, and he meets a talking tree. Could it get any worse? Of course. No pairings. Rating and title may change.
Crossover - Harry Potter & Lord of the Rings - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure - Chapters: 6 - Words: 20,284 - Reviews: 319 - Favs: 641 - Follows: 1,038 - Updated: 1/18/2010 - Published: 5/29/2006 - Harry P.
Strains of Melody by Hoshi-tachi reviews
AU, pre- and first year: An abused 5-year-old Harry Potter is rescued from the Dursleys' by muggles and adopted. There's just one problem: the person who adopted him doesn't exist.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Supernatural - Chapters: 16 - Words: 37,415 - Reviews: 1665 - Favs: 1,968 - Follows: 2,588 - Updated: 5/14/2009 - Published: 9/17/2003 - Harry P.