This entire fanfiction is dedicated to Andrea and Leanne, who helped so much during the writing of this. Despite my endless (and probably annoying) questions about my plot, they still love me! (I hope.) And just for the record, I still haven't found a good word to replace 'swept'. :)

Disclaimer: The following characters belong to JK Rowling. I own the sole character of Kendra Rayne, the story idea and the story itself. Please ask me before using any of those.

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Prologue

Kendra Rayne was a seventh year student at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. She was a half-blood witch with a Muggle for a mother, a mother would still didn't quite understand why she had to go away for school. Her father had been in Ravenclaw and had not been very happy when Kendra had been sorted into Gryffindor, her father wanted to keep the same house through the family.

Kendra had spent seven years at Hogwarts blending into the background and being ignored by students and teachers alike. The only one to pay her any attention was Professor Snape and that was only to scorn and ridicule her, even though Kendra knew she was the best Potions student in years.

She wasn't famous like Harry Potter, she wasn't brilliant and self confident like Hermione Granger. Kendra didn't have the hot temper of Ron Weasley, nor was she as pretty as Parvati Patil. She wasn't even friends with the four other students, yet she was connected to them in a way none of them knew of yet. They were all connected to each other and only two people in the world understood how and why.

Albus Dumbledore and Severus Snape had waited for those five students and watched them grow over their first six years at Hogwarts. Now, with Lord Voldemort once again gaining power Snape and Dumbledore knew that the students would find each other and come together. They had to because if they didn't then all would be lost and Voldemort would reign.

Kendra Rayne had spent six years at Hogwarts as a wallflower, ignoring all the exploits around her. She, like everyone else, was pleased that Harry and his friends had succeeded in beating Voldemort many times, but other than that she paid no attention to You-Know-Who or Harry Potter. She had no idea that in her seventh year, all that would change.

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