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Joined 02-03-07, id: 1213120, Profile Updated: 03-29-11
Author has written 10 stories for Harry Potter.

(Update March 2011, after... ah, well, the break was much too long.)

So what's new:

I have a great new beta, Charlene, who will hopefully soon start posting her own wonderful fics. Ssooooo... we're back in business. :-)


A newspaper writer in real life, male, and in my late 30s.

My fics:

Nothing like the Sun is MyBookSeven, i.e. it includes the Horcrux Hunt and the Final Battle against Voldemort. The story was planned out long before Deathly Hallows was published, so it's strictly canon to the Potter Books I-VI but very AU to DH and any additional potterverse information released afterwards. Nothing like the Sun focuses on the adult members of the Order of the Phoenix, mainly McGonagall and Snape. And yes, it is a MMSS love story.

Minerva McGonagall and the Half-Blood Prince is basically the same plot, only much shortened. See A/N and Prologue of Nothing like the Sun for additional info.

A Death Eater's Diary is a one-shot based on the idea of a Snape-Bellatrix pairing. Dark, unhappy story.

The Murder of Emmeline Vance is a drama/tragedy one-shot. It was triggered by the disturbing fact that in HBP, Snape claims to be responsible for Emmeline's death.

Madness of Minerva and Owl Post and Phoenix Messages are the first two stories of the Wisdom and War Trilogy, another version of MyBookSeven. Again, the main characters are McGonagall and Snape, but this time it is based on a MMAD pairing. The third story of the Trilogy, Catharsis, will be published by my loyal beta Ellen Fawkes - simply because I found that I am unable to write Ginny well. Considering that Ginny is the third protagonist in Catharsis, she deserves to be well-written.

Catfight is a humor fic set some time after DH and features a meeting of three feline Patronuses - Minerva's tabby, Umbridge's fat persian, and Shacklebolt's lynx. Canon to DH but a little fuzzy on all the details that JKR released in later interviews.

Goldilocks and the Four Heads of Houses is a humor fic set on Valentine's Day 1992. Lockhart, Snape, and tons of pink confetti. And Minerva. Need I say more? Oh, and believe it or not, but this is totally canon to CoS and could actually be a missing moment fic.

Folie à Deux is the sequel to Goldilocks and the Four Heads of Houses. By popular demand, Severus and Minerva get to... have a little fun. Maybe a little too much fun.

Why did the Chicken cross the Road? is a collection of the Hogwarts answers to the popular chicken joke. Just some random silly ideas.

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The Sound of Silence by Ladybug21 reviews
In the wars against Voldemort, she gained fame as Albus Dumbledore's second-in-command; afterward, she was remembered with reverence for rebuilding Hogwarts. But there was another time, another war, when she was merely another student at Hogwarts...
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 19 - Words: 125,429 - Reviews: 158 - Favs: 97 - Follows: 126 - Updated: 8/26/2014 - Published: 10/18/2007 - Albus D., Minerva M., Alastor M., P. Sprout
Amor Vitae by tetleybag reviews
Some people wonder why Filius Flitwick is always so cheerful at Christmas. Genfic, originally written for hp holidaygen at LiveJournal.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,581 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 34 - Follows: 4 - Published: 1/23/2010 - F. Flitwick, Minerva M. - Complete
The Poor of God by kilara25 reviews
After Snape's visit to Surrey, Harry writes him a thank you letter that triggers an extended correspondence between the two of them. Sequel to The Guiltless.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 17 - Words: 103,741 - Reviews: 1359 - Favs: 2,157 - Follows: 1,100 - Updated: 9/1/2009 - Published: 8/24/2007 - Harry P., Severus S. - Complete
The Unholy Trinity by selmak reviews
Non DH compliant. OTP era with a focus on Filius Flitwick, Minerva McGonagall & Severus Snape during the Era of that Evil Cat Woman Dolores Umbridge. MF, FF, MM implied. And absolutely 100,000,000,000 not DH compliant.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 34 - Words: 187,170 - Reviews: 402 - Favs: 173 - Follows: 83 - Updated: 12/31/2008 - Published: 7/29/2007 - Minerva M., Severus S. - Complete
Descent by Encrypt reviews
She found herself flexing her fingers around her wand, willing herself to keep the promise she’d just made and trying to remember when she’d decided to break her most important one. -- It takes Bellatrix eight years to go mad.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,777 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 18 - Published: 1/26/2008 - Bellatrix L. - Complete
Antithesis by Water Mage reviews
Nineteen years later, life was going great for Harry Potter. He had everything he had ever wanted. Friends, a wife, children. It was perfect. Then he opened his eyes...
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,788 - Reviews: 576 - Favs: 2,185 - Follows: 393 - Published: 12/13/2007 - Harry P. - Complete
Headmaster Snape by shadowycat reviews
This is a missing scene fic. Snape returns to Hogwarts, in what would be Harry's seventh year, to take up the position of Headmaster of the school. Complete.
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,542 - Reviews: 34 - Favs: 74 - Follows: 10 - Published: 10/27/2007 - Severus S., Minerva M. - Complete
You Can Put Me In Prison by Twisted Biscuit reviews
Whilst still abiding in Azkban Prison, Stan Shunpike reflects on life, love, and the perils of blackmarket wristwatches...
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,533 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 38 - Follows: 4 - Published: 8/23/2007 - Kingsley S., N. Tonks - Complete
Light on the Dark Side of Me by cocoa-snape reviews
Harry comes into his sexuality & discovers he wants Snape. Intense occlumency lessons pull these 2 together, but is Snape too troubled or too dark to return HP's affections? DE meetings & Dumbledore stir the already boiling pot, HPSS Slash, Angst COMPLETE
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 35 - Words: 114,522 - Reviews: 1414 - Favs: 1,530 - Follows: 501 - Updated: 7/28/2007 - Published: 1/4/2006 - Severus S., Harry P. - Complete
A Thousand Twitterpated Twits by Twisted Biscuit reviews
Despite of what logic may lead you to believe: there's a Veela at Hogwarts. For one week this vision of loveliness shall ensnare every male at Hogwarts with her feminine wiles or, um, something. Who is this enchantress? Minerva McGonagall.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Parody/Humor - Chapters: 2 - Words: 7,794 - Reviews: 57 - Favs: 75 - Follows: 84 - Updated: 12/14/2006 - Published: 12/11/2006 - Minerva M., I. Karkaroff
A good elf by Bagge reviews
Winky does her duty as a loyal servant.
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Horror - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,433 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 15 - Published: 5/5/2006 - Hermione G. - Complete
I believe I am the Potions master at this school by Possum132 reviews
Musings on what might have been going through the minds of Argus Filch, Gilderoy Lockhart and Severus Snape the night that Harry made the step up from castle befouling to cat molesting.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 3 - Words: 12,253 - Reviews: 56 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 3/12/2006 - Published: 2/19/2006 - Argus F. - Complete
I assure you I did not beg for the job by Possum132 reviews
A perspective on that scuffle in the kitchen at 12 Grimmauld Place in OOTP. Molly Weasley is nice, Sirius Black is nasty, Severus Snape is nastier.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 3 - Words: 11,959 - Reviews: 34 - Favs: 22 - Follows: 5 - Published: 1/18/2006 - Severus S., Sirius B. - Complete
Give her hell from us, Peeves! by Possum132 reviews
A meandering little story of what Dolores Umbridge, Filius Flitwick and Severus Snape were thinking and doing when Fred and George decided that they'd outgrown fulltime education. Warning ... evil Hufflepuff!
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 3 - Words: 14,023 - Reviews: 63 - Favs: 42 - Follows: 6 - Updated: 12/30/2005 - Published: 12/17/2005 - Severus S., Dolores U. - Complete
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Nothing like the Sun reviews
Book 7 fic, HBP-canon but AU to DH. Focus on Snape-McGonagall hate, trust, and friendship issues, later SSMM. Many side characters, Horcrux Hunt, and Battle with Voldemort. Rating for violence and mild adult stuff. Please see A/N and profile for more info
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 8 - Words: 20,883 - Reviews: 106 - Favs: 50 - Follows: 85 - Updated: 4/4/2011 - Published: 2/26/2008 - Minerva M., Severus S.
Folie à Deux reviews
Sequel to 'Goldilocks and the Four Heads of Houses'. Valentine's Day is over, and everybody is convinced that Minerva and Severus are a match made by Merlin himself. The only problem is... they don't seem to think so. Or do they?
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 23 - Words: 88,980 - Reviews: 513 - Favs: 263 - Follows: 93 - Updated: 3/1/2010 - Published: 9/3/2007 - Severus S., Minerva M. - Complete
Why Did The Chicken Cross The Road? reviews
You all know the famous chicken joke. Well, here's a small collection of answers provided by our favorite witches and wizards.
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Parody/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,098 - Reviews: 88 - Favs: 125 - Follows: 9 - Published: 2/21/2008 - Complete
Owl Post and Phoenix Messages reviews
Part Two of the 'Wisdom and War Trilogy'. Go read Part One first, visit my profile for detailed info. Features HorcruxHunt, tragic deaths, some ADMM, some MMSS friendship, communication between an alleged Death Eater and an alleged madwoman. AU to DH!
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Friendship - Chapters: 4 - Words: 12,407 - Reviews: 29 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 20 - Updated: 9/8/2007 - Published: 8/13/2007 - Minerva M., Severus S.
Goldilocks and the Four Heads of Houses reviews
This is a plain silly humour fic about the events of Valentine's Day in CoS. Lockhart makes a pass on Snape, who would rather face the basilisk instead. Minerva has a word or two to say about it. A little slashy, a hint of MMSS, and a lot of pink confetti
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Humor/Friendship - Chapters: 5 - Words: 11,405 - Reviews: 159 - Favs: 285 - Follows: 27 - Updated: 8/31/2007 - Published: 8/19/2007 - Severus S., Minerva M. - Complete
Catfight reviews
Ever wondered what became of Dolores Umbridge after Kingsley Shacklebolt became Minister for Magic?Just a short fic showing what happens when dear Dolores and Minerva McGonagall accidentally meet. Set some time after LV's downfall, DH CANON COMPLIANT.
Harry Potter - Rated: K - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,918 - Reviews: 47 - Favs: 94 - Follows: 10 - Published: 7/28/2007 - Dolores U., Minerva M. - Complete
Madness of Minerva reviews
Part One of the 'Wisdom and War Trilogy'. Dumbledore is dead. Minerva had to bury the love of her life. Now she realises Snape may not be a traitor after all, but what if no one believes her? HBP canon compliant, AU to DH.
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Suspense - Chapters: 6 - Words: 23,204 - Reviews: 70 - Favs: 30 - Follows: 22 - Updated: 7/15/2007 - Published: 5/25/2007 - Minerva M., Severus S. - Complete
The Murder of Emmeline Vance reviews
So if Snape really is responsible for the capture and murder of Emmeline Vance, does that not mean that he IS evil after all? My take on what could have happened just before JKR's HBP. Warnings: Character Death
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,377 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 17 - Published: 5/14/2007 - Emmeline V., Severus S. - Complete
Minerva McGonagall and the HalfBlood Prince reviews
What do you do when your best friend's murderer turns up and claims to be innocent? What do you do when you realise you start trusting him again? What do you do when you fall in love against your will and with a man half your age? My Book 7, much AU to DH
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 12 - Words: 66,577 - Reviews: 149 - Favs: 125 - Follows: 38 - Updated: 5/2/2007 - Published: 3/9/2007 - Minerva M., Severus S. - Complete
A Death Eater's Diary reviews
Bellatrix Lestrange POV. Set during HBP. After the failure in the Ministry, the Dark Lord punished Bellatrix violently. Now there is only one left whom she could turn to, and it's the man she mistrusts most of all: Snape. Canon to HBP, AU to DH.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Angst/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,731 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 24 - Follows: 5 - Published: 2/8/2007 - Bellatrix L., Severus S. - Complete
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