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Joined 11-24-09, id: 2156158, Profile Updated: 06-30-14
Author has written 5 stories for His Dark Materials, and Harry Potter.

Hello all!

I'm glad you've decided to give my profile your time. I'm going to apologize now for the little information that you will find here (for now, anyways). So... I'm new to publishing my work. I've been writing since I was eleven, but How It Could Be is my first published work; reviews are welcome as is constructive criticism. I hope to update regularly to keep everyone happy, but I have a busy life at here at college so sorry if I get a little behind. I love reading what other people have published to this site. Some of my favorite categories are: Harry Potter, His Dark Materials, Hunger Games, How to Train Your Dragon, and Pride and Prejudice. So yeah, if there is something that should be on here that isn't or if anyone has any questions (not that I'm anywhere near that interesting) just let me know. :)

I would like to say "Thank you!" to everyone who has left reviews/comments on my stories. It is really appreciated; especially since they are so addicting (they're like crack)!

Also, I am now accepting stories as a beta reader and would love to help anyone create the best story they can. Everything is welcome!

To those of you who are on Pottermore: Go Ravenclaw! My home house. I always saw myself as a Gryffindor, but I truly enjoy Ravenclaw. My name is AsphodelStrike4624, so add me if you please. I support inter-house friendships. :)

And if anyone can suggest tumblr blogs that have anything to do with the stories I mentioned above, I would really appreciate it!

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Wild Hearts by CuriosityRedux reviews
She finds him in the woods with an injured Night Fury. Feral and mysterious, the boy named Hiccup claims to be able to end the war that's raged between dragons and Vikings for centuries. Berk's been ravaged for years. She has no choice but to believe him. But that doesn't mean she has to trust him. Or fall for him.
How to Train Your Dragon - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 29 - Words: 136,398 - Reviews: 1390 - Favs: 1,584 - Follows: 2,046 - Updated: 3/24 - Published: 6/6/2014 - Astrid, Hiccup, Toothless
A Snowflake in Spring by Celery Sticks reviews
After her brother Hans is institutionalized, Anna makes it her mission to visit him whenever she can. The sooner he comes home, the sooner everything will go back to normal. She wasn't expecting to meet the asylum's resident 'Ice Queen,' who refuses to speak or acknowledge anyone... except Anna. /Cover art by one lorelei-lilyprincess over on Tumblr/
Frozen - Rated: M - English - Romance/Suspense - Chapters: 27 - Words: 117,417 - Reviews: 5609 - Favs: 4,663 - Follows: 6,160 - Updated: 2/26 - Published: 2/1/2014 - [Anna, Elsa]
The Dragon's King by ButterflyKika reviews
Valka was not the only one taken that fateful night. She refused to let go of the tiny bundle in her arms. Her only child, her son Hiccup.
How to Train Your Dragon - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Fantasy - Chapters: 26 - Words: 71,105 - Reviews: 1774 - Favs: 2,273 - Follows: 2,582 - Updated: 9/4/2014 - Published: 6/11/2014 - Astrid, Hiccup, Toothless
Flirting? by Percyjacksonfan3 reviews
Just some Percy-Annabeth cuteness. The sword lesson starts off as a lesson to new demigods but turns into... much more. At least for Percy and Annabeth. And did anybody see Connor run off to spread the word of the couple dueling? Did anyone else notice Chiron come to watch? Cuse Percy sure didn't! Percebeth, fluff, humor and a decent story line! Read it just because you want to!
Percy Jackson and the Olympians - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,863 - Reviews: 26 - Favs: 105 - Follows: 24 - Published: 12/1/2013 - Annabeth C., Percy J. - Complete
Falling For You by Hate Finding Usernames reviews
On the worst day of life, Beca meets a boy who becomes inexplicably entangled in her life. And she's happy with her nerdy best friend, right up until this Iris chick starts to mess it all up at college, and Beca realises that Jesse might have taught her a little bit more than either of them expected. [AU]
Pitch Perfect - Rated: T - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 14 - Words: 81,333 - Reviews: 397 - Favs: 183 - Follows: 308 - Updated: 8/1/2013 - Published: 2/27/2013 - Beca M., Jesse
Barden Records by Hate Finding Usernames reviews
Jesse had been the good guy his whole life, the one who did no wrong and everyone liked. Then he accepts a position at Barden Records, and suddenly he's sleeping with a married woman, getting in fist fights with his co-workers, and uncovering secrets so big it could crack the foundations of the entire state. With everything working against him, can Jesse get out unscathed? [AU]
Pitch Perfect - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 9 - Words: 31,954 - Reviews: 159 - Favs: 68 - Follows: 150 - Updated: 3/25/2013 - Published: 1/20/2013 - Jesse, Beca M.
Background Music by miss.eli reviews
Movies might not be Beca's thing, but it gives her an excuse to hang out with Jesse, even though she'd never admit that to him (heck, she can hardly admit it to herself). Alternate/missing scenes leading up to and after the big ICCA kiss. Slightly OOC.
Pitch Perfect - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 14,698 - Reviews: 46 - Favs: 246 - Follows: 65 - Published: 2/20/2013 - Beca M., Jesse - Complete
i'm singing this song for you by stopthenrewind reviews
Beca hates a lot of things about Jesse Swanson. (Except maybe she doesn't, not even close, not even a little bit, not even at all.)
Pitch Perfect - Rated: T - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 10,752 - Reviews: 45 - Favs: 257 - Follows: 51 - Published: 1/23/2013 - Beca M., Jesse - Complete
Making a Moment by monroeslittle reviews
falling in love with him isn't a big, sudden thing.
Pitch Perfect - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 11,790 - Reviews: 108 - Favs: 505 - Follows: 60 - Published: 1/6/2013 - Jesse, Beca M. - Complete
Fear Cloaked As Courage by anthfan reviews
Retelling of the H/Hr story beginning with Slughorn's X-Mas party in Year 6 Hermione's plan to get back at Ron backfires when McLaggen turns out not to be the guy everyone thought he was. The repercussions of her attack bring the Trio closer together.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 14 - Words: 70,061 - Reviews: 186 - Favs: 240 - Follows: 381 - Updated: 12/17/2012 - Published: 9/21/2010 - Hermione G., Harry P.
A Will and A Way by kateofallpeople reviews
Harry and Hermione just want to move on. Ron's left them both alone and hurting, and a year after the final battle, things are a mess. Things can only get crazier, however, when the Guardianship of Teddy Lupin is revealed in his parents wills. H/Hr!
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Suspense/Romance - Chapters: 27 - Words: 78,322 - Reviews: 467 - Favs: 687 - Follows: 752 - Updated: 10/14/2012 - Published: 10/23/2010 - Harry P., Hermione G. - Complete
A Certain Sort of Magic by redlettergirl reviews
In which Howl suffers a unique malady, Sophie feels perfectly invisible, Michael is thwarted, everyone is thoroughly dramatic, and there may or may not be a wedding.
Diana Wynne Jones - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 14,794 - Reviews: 25 - Favs: 62 - Follows: 9 - Published: 9/7/2012 - Complete
One Thread Pulled by Artemis Acorn reviews
PREVIEW - Now that the book has been published, only the first chapter remains on FFN as a preview. What would have happened if Lizzy did not hear the insult "She is tolerable I suppose, but not handsome enough to tempt me" at the Assembly Ball? How does Elizabeth behave when her own pride was not mortified? This AU version explores the possibilities
Pride and Prejudice - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 2 - Words: 1,383 - Reviews: 2487 - Favs: 1,225 - Follows: 1,212 - Updated: 8/18/2012 - Published: 12/18/2010 - Elizabeth, Mr. Darcy
Magique by perverted-squirrel reviews
In a land of myth and a time of magic the destiny of the great kingdoms of Hogwarts rest in the hands of a young prince, his most trusted knight, and the woman who captured his heart. H/HR
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 24 - Words: 104,416 - Reviews: 506 - Favs: 390 - Follows: 305 - Updated: 7/10/2012 - Published: 3/14/2011 - Harry P., Hermione G. - Complete
If You Found Me at Last by monroeslittle reviews
If another person tells him who he is really supposed to be, he might tear his own ears off. post-Mockingjay.
Hunger Games - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 12,952 - Reviews: 191 - Favs: 1,095 - Follows: 107 - Published: 1/18/2012 - Peeta M., Katniss E. - Complete
Paper Thin by emileighhs reviews
Katniss and Peeta are best friends, but something seems to change when Gale steps over the line for Peeta. Pre-Hunger Games, but same age.
Hunger Games - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 8 - Words: 19,815 - Reviews: 116 - Favs: 155 - Follows: 93 - Updated: 1/7/2012 - Published: 12/15/2011 - Katniss E., Peeta M. - Complete
Lady Catherine, the unhelpful by sunburntdaisy reviews
If Lady Catherine had realised that nothing is more appealing than when it is forbidden, she might have stayed away, and hoped against hope that the rumour about her nephew was no more than that... and she would not have been so helpful in teaching him t
Pride and Prejudice - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 13 - Words: 26,754 - Reviews: 96 - Favs: 138 - Follows: 151 - Updated: 12/22/2011 - Published: 10/12/2011
The Librarian by InMyJazzShoes reviews
After taking a stand and leaving Harry and Ron, all Hermione Granger wants is a quiet life away from the Ministry, and so she applies to become the new Hogwarts librarian. The only problem is that Harry applied to work at Hogwarts as well...
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 8 - Words: 39,689 - Reviews: 231 - Favs: 285 - Follows: 386 - Updated: 1/1/2011 - Published: 8/7/2010 - Hermione G., Harry P. - Complete
Choices by anthfan reviews
Spoilers for Movie DH part 1 A short one-shot dealing with Harry's realization of what happened to Hermione at Bellatrix's hand.
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,508 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 87 - Follows: 10 - Published: 11/20/2010 - Harry P., Hermione G. - Complete
Shadow Walks by lorien829 reviews
In the five years since the Final Battle, Harry Potter and Ron Weasley have struggled to cope with the mysterious disappearance and apparent death of Hermione Granger. There are deeper and darker purposes at work than Harry yet realizes.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 22 - Words: 84,455 - Reviews: 373 - Favs: 443 - Follows: 177 - Updated: 10/24/2010 - Published: 6/28/2010 - Harry P., Hermione G. - Complete
A Day in the Life by MadLori reviews
A lot can happen in 24 hours when you're the Avatar's girlfriend.
Avatar: Last Airbender - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 6 - Words: 23,703 - Reviews: 129 - Favs: 278 - Follows: 61 - Updated: 10/20/2010 - Published: 10/3/2010 - Aang, Katara - Complete
Healing Session by verynahcewritings reviews
Aang returns from a diplomatic meeting with less than political wounds, and in turn recieves a much needed healing session *ahem* from Katara. Characters are older. Aang: 17 Katara: 19 Oneshot.
Avatar: Last Airbender - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,567 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 45 - Follows: 5 - Published: 7/30/2010 - Aang, Katara - Complete
What Am I Going to Do With You? by TheLifeILive reviews
Post 5x17 'Death of the Queen Bee'. "This isn't us Booth!" The awkward tension becomes to much for Brennan. Rated T for some course language.
Bones - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,920 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 52 - Follows: 4 - Published: 4/15/2010 - T. Brennan, S. Booth - Complete
Three Books, One Story by wishyfishy reviews
A few years after the Amber Spyglass, Will suddenly stumbles upon a trio of new books dubbed His Dark Materials. Emotional chaos ensues that includes Mary Malone, and his current girlfriend, Lena. But one question stands: How did Philip Pullman know?
His Dark Materials - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 16 - Words: 28,443 - Reviews: 39 - Favs: 21 - Follows: 13 - Updated: 3/27/2010 - Published: 8/21/2009 - Will P., Dr. Mary M.
Her Breathing by schnook reviews
His breathing was heavy and deep, making her wonder whether he had ran to the spot, forgetting till the last minute, or was breathing deeply through excitement of holding the hand of another girl on their bench." One-shot, unless persuaded otherwise
His Dark Materials - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,097 - Reviews: 53 - Favs: 56 - Follows: 16 - Published: 1/20/2010 - Lyra B./S./Lizzy B., Will P. - Complete
In Too Deep by perverted-squirrel reviews
Hermione is the Dark Lords' most prized death eater. But when he sends her on a mission to befriend Harry Potter, her sworn enemy, things don't go quite as planned. When she took the mission she never anticipated falling in love with her target. HHR
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 24 - Words: 117,045 - Reviews: 308 - Favs: 482 - Follows: 176 - Updated: 12/13/2009 - Published: 4/21/2009 - Harry P., Hermione G. - Complete
How to Love by InMyJazzShoes reviews
A tragic-looking new girl, Hermione Granger, shows up at the Leaky Cauldron just before Harry's third year and refuses to answer any questions he asks, but he's not willing to back down just yet.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Mystery/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 15 - Words: 45,520 - Reviews: 258 - Favs: 265 - Follows: 188 - Updated: 11/14/2009 - Published: 3/15/2009 - Harry P., Hermione G. - Complete
Resistance by lorien829 reviews
Voldemort has launched an all out war on the Wizarding World, and has taken the Boy Who Lived. But he has not reckoned on the resourcefulness of Hermione Granger. HHr developing in a sort of postapocalyptic environment.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 28 - Words: 269,062 - Reviews: 374 - Favs: 410 - Follows: 176 - Updated: 2/8/2009 - Published: 1/10/2006 - Hermione G., Harry P. - Complete
Come Together by Granger reviews
It's four years after the Trio has graduated from Hogwarts, and they're about to live together again for the first time. But will old friends remain old friends... or will they become something more?
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 8 - Words: 47,605 - Reviews: 877 - Favs: 834 - Follows: 125 - Updated: 2/8/2008 - Published: 10/26/2002 - Harry P., Hermione G. - Complete
The Other Side Of Good by Mac-alicious reviews
When a day turns for the worst for Hermione, she decides maybe there's room for a change in her life. Such a change spurs many new opportunities for her, and closes off some old ones as well.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 11 - Words: 17,585 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 24 - Follows: 8 - Updated: 7/23/2007 - Published: 8/29/2006 - Hermione G., Harry P. - Complete
Knowing by ThnksFrThMmrs87 reviews
The terror and the thrill of knowing...
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,649 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 2 - Published: 6/15/2007 - Harry P., Hermione G. - Complete
Lost & Found by Kasey22 reviews
Post War, Hermione has left the Order after experiencing some awful things at the hands of Voldemort and company. Harry tracks her down. Rated M for some discussion of torture and rape, and sex bt Harry & Hermione. COMPLETE.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 3 - Words: 15,184 - Reviews: 56 - Favs: 117 - Follows: 27 - Updated: 7/19/2006 - Published: 7/2/2006 - Hermione G., Harry P. - Complete
Wanna bet? by LizDarcy1 reviews
Harry wants to prove Hermione wrong. Oneparter. Just some extremefluff to cure writer's block. Rating is a precaution.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,584 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 30 - Follows: 5 - Published: 6/30/2004 - Harry P., Hermione G. - Complete
An Assault on the Senses by akscully reviews
Ron was sick and tired of them dancing around. He was going to end it by any means necessary. Poor Harry and Hermione.
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 7 - Words: 16,212 - Reviews: 283 - Favs: 541 - Follows: 76 - Updated: 4/13/2003 - Published: 3/5/2003 - Harry P., Hermione G. - Complete
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How It Could Be reviews
This story takes place after The Amber Spyglass, five years into the future. Lyra is in her world; Will lives in his with Mary and his mother. But Dust has something in store for them; their way to build the Republic of Heaven.
His Dark Materials - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 20 - Words: 16,400 - Reviews: 77 - Favs: 82 - Follows: 75 - Updated: 4/24/2012 - Published: 1/20/2010 - Lyra B./S./Lizzy B., Will P.
A Beginning in the End reviews
Set directly after the war at Hogwarts; ignores epilogue. Harry charges himself with Hermione's care after she is injured in the battle. This closeness causes long-supressed feelings to be brought to light.
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 8 - Words: 21,380 - Reviews: 88 - Favs: 144 - Follows: 251 - Updated: 9/13/2011 - Published: 10/14/2010 - Harry P., Hermione G.
Addicted to Knowledge reviews
Ginny confides in Hermione about her relationship problems with Harry. Hermione learns something about Harry and absolutely must find out if it is true or not; after all, what is a bookworm if not Addicted to Knowledge? HHr with HG references.
Harry Potter - Rated: K - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,845 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 28 - Follows: 7 - Published: 6/9/2010 - Hermione G., Harry P. - Complete
One Winter Night reviews
During 7th year, Hermione shares her fears with Harry One Winter Night when he finds her sitting by the lake, half frozen. AU! One-shot. Sweet and fluffy, but not too fluffy. HHr: the only proper pairing, of course.
Harry Potter - Rated: K - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,556 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 43 - Follows: 6 - Published: 3/23/2010 - Harry P., Hermione G. - Complete
Firelight reviews
A short fic I came up with to show Hermione's determination and her devotion to Harry, and his inability to deny her anything. HHr.
Harry Potter - Rated: K - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,931 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 23 - Follows: 1 - Published: 2/5/2010 - Hermione G., Harry P. - Complete