Broomsticks on Fire by Emachinescat
A Harry Potter and American Dragon: Jake Long Crossover Fan-Fiction
SUMMARY: Harry and the gang are selected by Dumbledore to participate in a muggle-studies student exchange program and get to go to NY. As usual, Dumbledore has something else up his sleeve, and it involves one street-savvy kid named Jake Long.
A/N: Hi, my name is Emachinescat (or Lizzie, whatever). I am just a humble 14-year old Tennessee girl that is about to attempt the nearly impossible feat of bringing cartoon and real-life together. There have been others (hey, coolgirlc!) that have been brave enough to do the same, and may I say that it succeeded very nicely. But now I am attempting it, hoping beyond hope that it will turn out nicely. I'm going to bring NYC's biggest hero, Jake Long, and wizard-kind's boy who lived, Harry Potter together. And that's all fine and dandy. HOWEVER there is going to be a BIG twist in the plot that you are going to have to discover for yourself. The first chapter is all Harry, and how he finds out about going to New York. Jake'll be in the next one. So grab a seat (or stand, it really doesn't matter to me) and get ready for the ride of your life, as wand meets dragon powers, spells meet fire, broomsticks meet wings…as Jake meets Harry.
Broomsticks on Fire
Harry Potter's green eyes widened as they traveled along the small sheet of parchment that had been given to him by Colin Creevey just moments earlier.
Dear Mr. Potter,
Please come to Professor Flitwick's classroom tonight at 7:00 PM sharp. You and nine other students have been chosen to participate in a special new program that Hogwarts has started. It will be filled with great opportunities for yourself, and plenty of good times as well. However, if you do not oblige us with your presence at our meeting promptly at 7 PM, then we shall assume that you have declined our offer and that you will not be participating, in which case, another student shall take your place.
Professor Albus Dumbledore and Minerva McGonagall
He didn't have time to contemplate the meaning of the letter, however, for at that moment, his two best friends, Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger ran to his side and waved identical pieces of parchment in his face. "Look, Harry!" said Ron excitedly. "Did you see it? We've been chosen—ten of us—out of the whole school! Me and Hermione!"
"Oh, Harry, it's so exciting!" said Hermione. She then noticed that Harry held a note in his hands as well. She threw her arms around him, and he blushed, embarrassed. "We all are going!"
"Yeh, I wonder what it is, though," said Harry, staring at the note once more.
"Don't be impatient—we'll just have to see at the meeting!"
Ten people filed into Professor Flitwick's classroom that evening, all looking very excited. Harry saw many people he knew…here came Cho Chang (his heart leaped)…oh, there was Neville Longbottom (how did he get chosen?)…and could it be?…yes, Fred and George Weasley! Including he and his friends, there were seven people in the room. The door opened once more…in came a tall, pretty seventh year that Harry had never seen before…and Katie Bell, from Quidditch…and no, it couldn't be…but it was…Harry's heart fell miserably. Draco Malfoy had just walked into the room.
He had no time to say anything, for Professor Dumbledore called the meeting to order. "I suppose you are all very anxious to hear what you have been called here. This special program…it is sponsored by Muggle Studies, and—"
At that moment, several hands went into the air. "Yes, yes, I know what you all are thinking. None of you, all except for Ms. Granger, are in Muggle Studies. This trip has nothing to do with that class except for the fact that it is sponsored by the class and you will be interacting with Muggles.
"Ah, yes, did I mention that the ten of you are going to New York City, in America?"
Everyone was elated, and Dumbledore went on to explain the details, and how they would get their work done, the guardians, and so forth.
As the elated students left the room, Dumbledore pulled Harry, Ron, and Hermione aside. "It was not just chance that you were sent on this trip. There is someone that you need to meet in New York. All questions will be answered in time. For now, though, let us say that…hmm…do not be surprised if you meet up with me in New York. By the way…I hope you have been paying attention in Care of Magical Creatures? Hagrid does know quite a bit about dragons…" And with that, he left the room, leaving Ron, Harry, and Hermione standing bewildered in the empty classroom.
A/N: So that was chapter one. Jake'll come in next chapter. PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE REVIEW.