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Author has written 2 stories for Harry Potter.

The Author and his stories:

I'm known on other sites (e.g. FictionAlley and Portkey) as Paracelsus, but that name was already taken here. I got into fanfiction back in 2003, and decided to try my hand at writing it. Since then, I've written over a dozen stories, all set in the Harry Potter universe. The majority were canon-compliant at the time they were written; the oldest are horribly AU now, but still worth a read, one trusts. I'll be posting them here on Fanfiction as time permits.

The current WIP, "Coming Back Late", is also a WIP on Portkey... but with a little tightening of scenes, correction of errors, etc. In essence it remains the same story, however.

The story "Restoring Hope" was written after the publication of Half Blood Prince, but before Deathly Hallows. It's canon-compliant for Books 1-6, but AU for Book 7. Expect to see differences here and there, and don't worry about the discontinuity in the timeline.

My philosophy of fanfiction:

I see fanfiction as a way of exploring all the facets of a writer's world that they hadn't time, or inclination, to explore for themselves. In the case of Harry Potter's universe, an example would be wizarding government: we know there's a Ministry, with a Minister, and multiple departments; and some body called a Wizengamot, which among other things judges cases. And that's all we're told in canon, really; so it's fun to try to construct a reasonable working government from that scant foundation.

Shipping is a strong element of the majority of fanfics -- in many cases, the fanfic exists solely for the ship. I don't ignore shipping, but none of my stories have that as their sole reason for existence... and I hope (I trust) that readers can enjoy the stories regardless of whether they agree with the ships therein.

That said...

I still prefer Harry to be with Hermione, with Luna a close second. As far as I'm concerned, no solid case was made in the text of the books for Harry to be attracted to Ginny; and I am firmly convinced that, although Ron and Hermione would attempt a relationship (that pairing was sufficiently built in canon), they would be at each others' throats within a year.

That said...

I've read and greatly enjoyed Harry Potter fanfics that paired Harry with Hermione, with Ginny, with Luna, with Tonks, with Parvati, with Susan, and with Ron & Hermione together ("Menage a Trio"). Many of them required some character development, especially if they hewed close to canon at the beginning; that's fine with me. It's the quality of the writing that counts. And I've read and greatly enjoyed fanfics where no pairings took place. If you agree with me, that the story is paramount and the shipping an afterthought, then feel free to read, review, and critique my stories. Thank you!

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Back Again, Harry? by Jedi Buttercup reviews
WIP. Harry makes a different choice in King's Cross and is given the double edged gift of a second chance. Time Travel AU, DH canon.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 20 - Words: 74,412 - Reviews: 3472 - Favs: 7,173 - Follows: 9,662 - Updated: 1/12 - Published: 7/31/2007 - Harry P., Ron W., Hermione G.
An Inconvenient Truth by old-crow reviews
After the events in third year, the wizarding world grows darker. Fudge seems intent on spending more time covering up what's happening than dealing with it. Could a stronger relationship between Harry and the Bones family change history?
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Drama - Chapters: 26 - Words: 174,464 - Reviews: 2272 - Favs: 3,618 - Follows: 2,697 - Updated: 6/22/2016 - Published: 5/24/2009 - Harry P., Susan B. - Complete
Harry Potter and the Distaff Side by Clell65619 reviews
Voldemort knows the prophecy, when he is reborn following the 3rd task of the Triwizard Tournament he takes action to ensure that Harry is no longer a threat. AU. HPLL This story will be updated slowly so that I can finish my other stories.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 17 - Words: 73,791 - Reviews: 1719 - Favs: 3,218 - Follows: 3,962 - Updated: 6/6/2016 - Published: 11/16/2007 - Harry P., Luna L.
Palimpsest by Larry Huss reviews
Hermione gets some of the answers early. She has trouble understanding what all the questions are.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Adventure - Chapters: 17 - Words: 114,963 - Reviews: 856 - Favs: 1,400 - Follows: 1,722 - Updated: 1/31/2016 - Published: 5/18/2012 - Hermione G., Harry P.
Harry Potter and the Invincible TechnoMage by Clell65619 reviews
Harry Potter and the Marvel Universe. 5 year old Harry accompanies the Dursleys on a Business trip to Stark International, where an industrial accident kills all of Harry's living relatives. A very different Harry goes to Hogwarts. Dating, Romance, noship
Crossover - Harry Potter & Ironman - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Fantasy - Chapters: 23 - Words: 182,779 - Reviews: 5485 - Favs: 10,501 - Follows: 12,694 - Updated: 1/19/2016 - Published: 12/7/2007 - Harry P., A. E. Stark/Tony
Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality by Less Wrong reviews
Petunia married a biochemist, and Harry grew up reading science and science fiction. Then came the Hogwarts letter, and a world of intriguing new possibilities to exploit. And new friends, like Hermione Granger, and Professor McGonagall, and Professor Quirrell... COMPLETE.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama/Humor - Chapters: 122 - Words: 661,619 - Reviews: 33415 - Favs: 21,015 - Follows: 16,504 - Updated: 3/14/2015 - Published: 2/28/2010 - Harry P., Hermione G. - Complete
Harry Potter and the Temporal Beacon by willyolioleo reviews
At the end of 3rd year, Hermione asks Harry for some help with starting an interesting project. If a dark lord's got a 50-year head start on you, maybe what you need is a little more time to even the playing field. AU, Timetravel, HHr, mild Ron bashing. Minimizing new powers, just making good use of existing ones.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Adventure - Chapters: 70 - Words: 428,826 - Reviews: 5263 - Favs: 5,262 - Follows: 5,811 - Updated: 9/19/2013 - Published: 11/30/2010 - Harry P., Hermione G.
Simple and Clean by DigiFruit reviews
Trelawney never made the prophecy, Voldemort was never defeated on Halloween of 1981, Britain has fallen into darkness, and Harry Potter is just another no-name soldier trying to smuggle a certain Muggleborn witch out of Death Eater territory
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 30,087 - Reviews: 153 - Favs: 716 - Follows: 301 - Published: 1/27/2011 - Harry P., Hermione G. - Complete
Road Trip by Clell65619 reviews
After the fall of Voldemort Harry feels that he needs to get away, away from the pressures of being the Man Who Won. Hermione invites herself along for the ride, but things aren't always what they seem. Fighting a war has it's price.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort/Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 22,516 - Reviews: 112 - Favs: 558 - Follows: 159 - Published: 12/13/2010 - Harry P. - Complete
Welcome to Hogwarts by InMyJazzShoes reviews
Harry Potter, tragic hero, and Hermione Granger, unpopular bookworm, may not know each other at first, but they have one big thing in common: they don't sleep out of fear. Will they learn to overcome their fears or stay awake?
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 21 - Words: 91,752 - Reviews: 576 - Favs: 715 - Follows: 344 - Updated: 7/15/2010 - Published: 1/30/2010 - Harry P., Hermione G. - Complete
Time is the Fire by Oddment Tweak reviews
What would you do if the only way to save the person you loved was to sacrifice everything else that you held dear? DH-Epilogue compliant, sort of. Some HP/GW and RW/Hr, but ultimately, epically, HP/Hr.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 19 - Words: 97,317 - Reviews: 503 - Favs: 1,123 - Follows: 293 - Updated: 7/7/2010 - Published: 6/7/2010 - Harry P., Hermione G. - Complete
30 Minutes That Changed Everything by Radaslab reviews
AU. Year 2148: Gobal Population: 1. He made a mistake 150 years ago or so and now the human race no longer exists. For a century or so, he has sought a way to fix it all. Can he, or is the end of the world inevitable?
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Friendship - Chapters: 55 - Words: 352,127 - Reviews: 3360 - Favs: 4,166 - Follows: 1,959 - Updated: 10/29/2009 - Published: 6/29/2009 - Harry P., Hermione G. - Complete
Breach of Trust by Hlpur reviews
In the days following Dumbledore’s death nothing is as it seems and a second prophesy is discovered. Harry and Hermione learn who they can truly trust as they struggle to fulfill destiny.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 12 - Words: 88,757 - Reviews: 426 - Favs: 833 - Follows: 1,053 - Updated: 4/2/2009 - Published: 10/25/2008 - Hermione G., Harry P.
Not a Gryffindor Fight by SFD reviews
Noblemen lose battles gloriously. Devious might live to win. If Harry was to fight a Gryffindor Fight,he would have Challenged Voldemort to a public duel, and he would have lost. Luckily this is not a Gryffindor Fight. HPOFC, LLNL, the rest? Canonish
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 19 - Words: 167,646 - Reviews: 153 - Favs: 206 - Follows: 316 - Updated: 6/7/2008 - Published: 11/19/2006 - Harry P., OC
Muggle Magic and Wizard Science by Ravenwood240 reviews
Hermione is the most Brilliant Witch of her time. Harry is the most powerful Wizard of his time. Together, they can achieve the impossible. The only thing they can't do, is admit how they feel about each other. Formerly known as Harry, Hermione and a
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 7 - Words: 72,612 - Reviews: 184 - Favs: 298 - Follows: 450 - Updated: 4/23/2008 - Published: 2/13/2007 - Harry P., Hermione G.
The Golden Age by Arsinoe de Blassenville reviews
Post DH. In the wake of victory, Harry struggles with life, love, and the reform of the British wizarding world. He learns that life is complex, and that happy endings are fleeting. Chapter 24- Dreams: The Unicorn in Kensington Gardens
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 24 - Words: 97,015 - Reviews: 1031 - Favs: 540 - Follows: 246 - Updated: 4/21/2008 - Published: 7/26/2007 - Harry P., Hermione G. - Complete
After the End by Sugar Quill reviews
A post-Hogwarts story by Zsenya and Arabella
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 46 - Words: 632,204 - Reviews: 1507 - Favs: 1,658 - Follows: 285 - Updated: 6/20/2003 - Published: 5/12/2001
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Coming Back Late reviews
We all remember the scene from "Deathly Hallows": Harry was struck down by the Dark Lord, and his spirit seemed to go to King's Cross and confer with Albus Dumbledore. Suppose, instead of returning directly to his body, Harry's spirit came back late?
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 45 - Words: 221,852 - Reviews: 1461 - Favs: 2,282 - Follows: 2,764 - Updated: 11/15/2012 - Published: 11/12/2010 - Harry P., Hermione G.
Restoring Hope reviews
11 years ago, after a year in hiding, the Trio destroyed the last Horcrux and defeated Voldemort. Only Ron survived, holding a baby girl named Hope. Years after the end of the war, that same girl discovers a few things that rock her world.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 13 - Words: 98,807 - Reviews: 181 - Favs: 259 - Follows: 138 - Updated: 12/30/2011 - Published: 5/26/2011 - Complete