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Joined 01-16-14, id: 5460436, Profile Updated: 10-21-17
Author has written 9 stories for Harry Potter, and Labyrinth.

Update August 2017:

Awesome news! "PLAY CISSY FOR ME" won its category in the 2017 Granger Enchanted Survivors Awards in the 'Mischief Managed' (general pairing) category for 'Best Recently Completed Fic'. It was also nominated for 'Best Smut' and 'Witty Witch' awards :) So lots of love to those of you who voted! And special mention to my beta StoryWriter831, I couldn't have done it without her!

WIPs Update:

Belonging To The Fog: I'm currently revising the early chapters, with an emphasis lengthening chapters, creating more interactions between Lucius and Hermione, and foreshadowing some of the later encounters with The Woman. Please bear with me as I make improvements! Some notable additions are:

*Hermione is led out of the forest by a crow in the first chapter
*I've changed up The Woman's appearance so she now wears a black-feathered gown and, instead of snaky-eyes, she now has sporadic intervals of all-black-eyes with no whites in them (it's super creepy, if I do say so myself)
*The silver clock in the glasshouse bears an inscription "mors certa, hora incerta" (Death is certain, but the hour uncertain) and also the initials "N.C.M"

Sorry to muck things about, but I'm really wanting to improve the continuity and quality of this story. Feel free to skim through the changes and let me know your thoughts on them. There will probably be more editing to come in future, I'll let you know if there's anything of importance.

The Governess: I'm intending to update another "Belonging" before I return to "The Governess". Thank you for your patience! I have a lot planned for this fic, but I want to make sure I've got the plot locked down and watertight before I go further. It's also likely that I will split up the existing three chapters into six, as the writing style is quite dense and there is a natural break in the narrative partway through each chapter.

Play Cissy For Me Sequel: I will look at beginning this later in the year. I need to get a bit further ahead with my other stories first.

Translations:

Russian translation: The amazing Strip_Dancer is translating "Belonging To The Fog" into Russian. You can find it by using the link (dot) net/readfic/6055184

Spanish translation: The talented MrsDarfoy is translating "Play Cissy For Me" into Spanish. You can find it on here using the link (dot) fan fiction (dot) net/s/12672353/1/Play-Cissy-For-Me-Traducción

Deutsch translation: The lovely Bulsara has translated the one-shot version of "Play Cissy For Me" into German. You can find it on here using the link (dot) fan fiction (dot) net/s/12650210/1/Play-Cissy-For-Me-Authorisierte-Übersetzung
She is also in the process of writing a spin-off story, which should be uploaded later this year. It's already really long, so I've heard! I'll let you know more details later.

Thanks for your PMs! Always nice to hear from y'all :)


Hi everyone!

I hope you enjoy my stories! So far the feedback has been amazing - thanks so much to those who reviewed! It's an honour to have you along for the ride.

My writing varies quite a bit. I sometimes like to wallow in angst and pathos, but I also love all things humorous and ridiculous. Oh, and did I mention I love writing sex scenes? :D

I've tried to be extremely fussy with my editing, but if you spot any glaring errors feel free to PM me and I will fix them asap. (I use UK spelling as a rule, but the occasional US version of a word may slip through as I'm using an US spell-check. Don't ask me why.) Unfortunately I'm a slow updater, so consider yourself warned.

I have a lovely beta called StoryWriter831 who helps to keep me on track when I am in danger of straying off the path into lala land (a surprisingly frequent occurrence). She is a talented writer, so check out her unique fic "The Logic of Love (and Other Fallacies)."

I love feedback, so please leave a review or some (constructive) criticism. Please keep it civil, though! I respond to ALL reviews from registered users, and send loving vibes to guest reviewers. However, anonymous flames will be simply removed. I have a special contempt for over-entitled little oiks who anonymously spit their bile at authors who have spent hours of unpaid labour creating free content. "It's better to create something that others criticize, than to create nothing and criticize others."

To those of you who support, encourage, cheerlead or leave thoughtful concrit, thank you! I dedicate my stories to you.

Many thanks,

the artful scribbler

PS, find me as "the_artful_scribbler" on AO3, or "artful scribbler" on tumblr and Live Journal. Sadly, Granger Enchanted has now shut down, however there is a new spin-off facebook group called "Granger Enchanted Survivors" of which I am a member and active participant. The admins there are also working on building up a new Hermione-centric fanfiction platform called Hunting Horcruxes which includes a memorial archive of lost fics from Granger Enchanted, so check it out if you were a fan of the original site.

PPS, A thousand thanks to bloomsburry-dhazellouise for creating the book-cover design for Belonging to the Fog. You can see the cool gif version on my tumblr page, or on the first chapter on AO3.

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Her darkest desire by Strip Dancer reviews
She fell in love with him at sixteen. At seventeen her love turned into an obsession. By the time she was twenty-five, obsession had consumed her life. Rose's darkest desire is to be with Mr. Malfoy. She doesn't know yet that some dreams are better left as dreams. Warnings: Manipulative, possessive, dominant and sadistic Draco, but NOT a BDSM story. Dysfunctional relationships.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 6 - Words: 19,114 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 19 - Updated: 11/19 - Published: 10/21 - [Draco M., Rose W.]
Masterchef by Fragilereality reviews
Hermione's presence in his kitchen forces Lucius to re-think his prejudices. Just a little one shot I dreamed up whilst cooking dinner - then I came up with a few more courses! Rating may go up. Post Hogwarts, disregards epilogue.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 33 - Words: 127,559 - Reviews: 862 - Favs: 275 - Follows: 499 - Updated: 11/16 - Published: 5/23 - [Hermione G., Lucius M.] Draco M.
Play Cissy For Me - Authorisierte Übersetzung deutsch by Bulsara reviews
Originale One-Shot-Version von the artful scribbler. Hermine akzeptiert eine EInladung zum Ball der Malfoys, um den ewig gerissenen und zwielichtigen Lucius Malfoy auszuspionieren. Aber die Dinge laufen nicht nach Plan. Nicht mal annähernd. ...Vielsafttrank und jede Menge Knistern! Rating bitte ernst nehmen!
Harry Potter - Rated: M - German - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,190 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 9/12
The Catfish by Miss Dasti reviews
Hermione spends her days at the Ministry keeping an eye on pardoned criminals - a tedious task that has her dying of boredom, until it surfaces that Lucius Malfoy may be running a massive Dark market empire, and it falls to her to prove his guilt. And how else to do it, but with a dash of Polyjuice and a hair off Narcissa Malfoy? Really, what could go wrong?
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 23 - Words: 135,322 - Reviews: 321 - Favs: 194 - Follows: 302 - Updated: 8/17 - Published: 10/23/2014 - Hermione G., Lucius M.
Resilience by Melpomenis reviews
LUMIONE. He tries to avoid eternal incarceration in that grim prison, and retrieve the only thing left in his life, his son. She tries to rebuild her dignity, after a heinous crime against her, seeking justice by her own hands. Two enemies, one pact and a whole conundrum ahead.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Angst/Mystery - Chapters: 5 - Words: 25,800 - Reviews: 44 - Favs: 27 - Follows: 75 - Updated: 8/13 - Published: 6/25/2016 - [Lucius M., Hermione G.]
The redemption of Lucius Malfoy by Fragilereality reviews
Divorced by his wife, abandoned by his son, stripped of his wand, deprived of his house elves and forced to complete 6000 hours of community service Lucius Malfoy has hit rock bottom. Surely things can't get any worse...
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,093 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 48 - Follows: 36 - Published: 8/4 - [Hermione G., Lucius M.] - Complete
A Gentleman Scorned by Fragilereality reviews
The saddest thing about betrayal is it never comes from your enemies. Written for round four of the Quidditch league. Warning - canon character death.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,115 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 7 - Published: 7/20 - [Astoria G., Draco M.] Lucius M. - Complete
Ninety days of darkness by Fragilereality reviews
Voldemort was triumphant and Hermione Granger has been a prisoner in Malfoy Manor for three months. At Voldemort's behest she is engaged to a reluctant Lucius Malfoy. Hermione is not easily subjugated and ninety days in the dark can change a person beyond all recognition. AU. Rated M for sexual content and violence, as dark as I'm every likely to get - still not that dark!
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 19 - Words: 67,846 - Reviews: 285 - Favs: 272 - Follows: 182 - Updated: 5/17 - Published: 2/27 - [Hermione G., Lucius M.] - Complete
Nothing Gold Can Stay by NoFootprintsInSand reviews
Her dreams of him are always mute, silent as the falling snow.
Star Wars - Rated: M - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,287 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 2 - Published: 5/17 - Rey, Kylo Ren/Ben Solo - Complete
ári by NoFootprintsInSand reviews
Am I Bedelia now? she doesn't ask him as they sit in the drawing room in the evenings, Hannibal in velvet and silk and she with shiny pink scars in place of jewels. (alternate universe: genderswap. female Will Graham)
Hannibal - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,732 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 1 - Published: 2/10 - Will G., Hannibal L. - Complete
Backwards by Fragilereality reviews
Hermione Granger, War Hero, Princess of Gryffindor, Order of Merlin first class longs to add Minster of Magic to her list of titles. Unfortunately her ongoing affair with ex-death eater and acquitted war criminal turned PR agent Lucius Malfoy might make the task even more challenging. Rated M for graphic sex and gratuitous swearing.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 15 - Words: 42,067 - Reviews: 158 - Favs: 232 - Follows: 147 - Updated: 2/7 - Published: 1/21 - Hermione G., Lucius M. - Complete
The Rise And The Fall by thestormreaper reviews
"It was supposed to be our story, and now it's a letter you might never receive... " It had been one moment of carelessness that decided their downfall. It had been a bit of blood and bravery and then they dragged each other to hell... and possibly back.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Romance/Horror - Chapters: 33 - Words: 44,512 - Reviews: 65 - Favs: 32 - Follows: 58 - Updated: 9/6/2016 - Published: 8/20/2016 - [Hermione G., Lucius M.] Bellatrix L., Fenrir G.
Of Beasts And Men by camillablue reviews
"You see the desperation in that one's eyes? The one with the red fur. I placed my bets on her." Beneath the bloodied sand of the Colosseum, Abraxas Malfoy buys a new werewolf pet for his son, setting events in motion that neither he nor young Lucius are prepared for. Ongoing.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 18 - Words: 99,696 - Reviews: 48 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 30 - Updated: 7/11/2016 - Published: 4/6/2015 - Lucius M.
Hic Sunt Dracones by Sinister Papaya Fondue reviews
Of no more use to Voldemort, both Lucius and Hermione are discarded into a game in which the stakes are much too high, and the prize uncertain. Written for the 2010 Lucius Big Bang
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 7 - Words: 28,976 - Reviews: 79 - Favs: 119 - Follows: 94 - Updated: 6/6/2016 - Published: 12/9/2010 - Hermione G., Lucius M. - Complete
The Logic of Love (and Other Fallacies) by StoryWriter831 reviews
Jane not only picked her nose, but the Malfoys also witnessed her eating its contents; she used her sleeves in place of napkins; would belch loudly, especially at the dinner table; spilled food all over herself, the table, and the floor when she ate; frequently abandoned her cutlery altogether to pick at her meat and vegetables with her grimy fingers. My O.C. is not a Mary Sue.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Drama/Family - Chapters: 27 - Words: 145,151 - Reviews: 59 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 21 - Updated: 2/20/2016 - Published: 11/21/2015 - [Narcissa M., Lucius M.] Draco M., OC
The Dark Mage's Captive by Canimal reviews
"There are worse monsters out there than me. Perhaps you'd like me to introduce you to some?" Voldemort promised Hermione as a war prize to Antonin Dolohov for his bravery and loyalty following the Dark Lord's victory over Harry Potter. On the run for almost a year, when she is finally captured by the Death Eater she learns not everything in a postwar world is black or white.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 43 - Words: 295,769 - Reviews: 1394 - Favs: 1,041 - Follows: 621 - Updated: 2/8/2016 - Published: 8/28/2015 - [Hermione G., Antonin D.] Rabastan L., T. Rowle - Complete
Know My Name by Lucrece01 reviews
I shall rise again. Even if it has to be over your dead body.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Angst/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,073 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 2 - Published: 11/6/2015 - Hermione G., Lucius M. - Complete
Flesh of his Flesh by Laurielove reviews
A look at Jane and Edward's wedding night and the days following - their proper wedding night in Ch 38. They at last complete their relationship - mind, soul and body - and I convey Jane's feelings, details and all, of what that means to her. Mature, detailed content, yes, but written tastefully in keeping with the original, I hope. M readers only, please. Jane/Rochester
Jane Eyre - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 7,515 - Reviews: 46 - Favs: 110 - Follows: 20 - Published: 10/24/2015 - E. Rochester, Jane E. - Complete
The Silver Mage's Captive by Canimal reviews
Harry is dead and Hermione is alone. On the run from Death Eaters, she is captured one night by the last person she ever expected to be in a position to keep her safe.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 36 - Words: 222,149 - Reviews: 852 - Favs: 699 - Follows: 326 - Updated: 8/28/2015 - Published: 6/9/2015 - Hermione G., Lucius M., Antonin D. - Complete
Hungry Thirsty Crazy by Sinister Papaya Fondue reviews
The wizarding world is abuzz over a controversial new book by an anonymous author. Hermione accidentally discovers who that author is, and it might change her life - and his - forever...LM/HG
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 39 - Words: 287,077 - Reviews: 1255 - Favs: 1,289 - Follows: 1,238 - Updated: 6/21/2015 - Published: 3/22/2008 - Hermione G., Lucius M.
Kid Glove by MissJJD reviews
"The soft kid of leather encircled her throat, squeezing and stroking the delicate flesh with devilish proficiency."... A very short Lucius/Hermione one shot with a slight kink and quite a bit of smut. MATURE READERS ONLY PLEASE.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 982 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 55 - Follows: 16 - Published: 4/19/2015 - Hermione G., Lucius M. - Complete
Loop by NoFootprintsInSand reviews
She spins and she spins and she spins again. Nausea and vertigo and bone sharp fragments of time wedged deep behind her eyes. Then she rips him away. AU. One-shot.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,171 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 3 - Published: 3/22/2015 - Hermione G., Remus L. - Complete
Isolation by Bex-chan reviews
He can't leave the room. Her room. And it's all the Order's fault. Confined to a small space with only the Mudblood for company, something's going to give. Maybe his sanity. Maybe not. "There," she spat. "Now your Blood's filthy too!" DM/HG. PostHBP.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 48 - Words: 278,881 - Reviews: 14797 - Favs: 21,756 - Follows: 13,602 - Updated: 4/5/2014 - Published: 9/2/2010 - Hermione G., Draco M. - Complete
Penfriends by MizSphinx reviews
Suffering from loneliness, Hermione signs up for a penfriend service. She's pleased when she's assigned a nice bloke named Legolas, and soon begins to fall for him. And that might have been just fine if she wasn't falling for Lucius Malfoy too. Oh dear.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 12 - Words: 35,248 - Reviews: 450 - Favs: 575 - Follows: 213 - Updated: 8/12/2012 - Published: 4/17/2012 - Hermione G., Lucius M. - Complete
I Think I Know Enough of Hate… by NoFootprintsInSand reviews
Hermione and Lucius and the prelude to battle. AU.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,503 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 32 - Follows: 5 - Published: 9/20/2011 - Hermione G., Lucius M. - Complete
This Living Hand, Now Warm and Capable by NoFootprintsInSand reviews
Hermione and Lucius and the aftermath of battle. AU.
Harry Potter - Rated: K - English - Angst/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,364 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 37 - Follows: 5 - Published: 9/15/2011 - Hermione G., Lucius M. - Complete
The Fall of Man by obsessmuch reviews
You may not eat fruit from the tree in the middle of the garden, and you must not touch it, or you will die.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,474 - Reviews: 52 - Favs: 119 - Follows: 14 - Published: 7/16/2011 - Lucius M., Hermione G. - Complete
Atonement by crysta656 reviews
Is there every a way to atone for a lifetime of sins? His sins were many and his crimes great. There was no regret to his life, except for her.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Horror/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,292 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 27 - Follows: 6 - Published: 3/4/2011 - Lucius M., Hermione G. - Complete
Eden by obsessmuch reviews
An obsession that destroys everything it touches.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Angst/Horror - Chapters: 50 - Words: 265,457 - Reviews: 3409 - Favs: 1,867 - Follows: 795 - Updated: 12/15/2009 - Published: 4/17/2007 - Hermione G., Lucius M. - Complete
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Belonging To The Fog reviews
Hermione has lost herself. Her identity, her memory is now a complete blank, even down to her being a witch. She's a girl on the run. But she doesn't know what she's running from. She doesn't even know her own name. (Rated M for violence, language and sexual content. Written in the style of a Gothic Romance/Mystery. A little bit angsty, a little bit dark.)
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 29 - Words: 102,822 - Reviews: 495 - Favs: 252 - Follows: 435 - Updated: 8/27 - Published: 4/12/2014 - [Hermione G., Lucius M.]
The Goddess-Decreed Ones reviews
Hermione, Lucius and Severus are tasked to find the cure to an apocalyptic contagion unleashed by Voldemort just before his demise. A ritual invoking the goddess Hecate's help took a decidedly physical turn and Hermione became pregnant with twins by the two wizards. My chapter contribution to an an unfinished round-robin story. I got the birthing scene!
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,477 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 18 - Follows: 24 - Published: 8/11 - [Hermione G., Lucius M., Severus S.]
It Started With A Kiss Goodbye reviews
Lucius Malfoy amuses himself one morning by trying on his wife's makeup. He just didn't expect Cissy to come home so soon. One-shot Lucissa. Fluff, humour, smut and Lucius in drag. Mature readers only!
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,713 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 4 - Published: 8/1 - [Lucius M., Narcissa M.] - Complete
The Governess reviews
Plain, obscure muggleborn orphan Hermione Granger leaves her sheltered home to become Governess for a wealthy wizarding family, and finds herself in a house full of long memories and dark secrets, drawn to its enigmatic Master as a moth to a flame. Historical romance AU Lumione.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Romance/Mystery - Chapters: 3 - Words: 12,625 - Reviews: 66 - Favs: 69 - Follows: 138 - Updated: 5/24 - Published: 5/1 - [Hermione G., Lucius M.]
Like Frost It Burns reviews
Every night he comes to her boudoir, every night she dances at his Masque, every night he gives her a gift...and every night he takes his revenge. Evil little Labyrinth one-shot. Dark!Jareth, Amnesiac!Sarah. Warning: dark themes including non-con. Mature readers only please!
Labyrinth - Rated: M - English - Angst/Fantasy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,650 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 29 - Follows: 5 - Published: 4/21 - [Jareth, Sarah] - Complete
An Acceptable Arrangement reviews
Hermione's husband is in debt to a certain wizard. She must pay off that debt at all costs. One-shot Lumione. Warning: A little dark! Dubcon, blackmail, adultery, manipulation. Mature readers only!
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,365 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 57 - Follows: 30 - Published: 3/7 - [Lucius M., Hermione G.] Harry P., Ron W. - Complete
Play Cissy For Me reviews
Hermione takes advantage of an invite to the Malfoys' ball to do some detective work on the slippery Mr Lucius Malfoy. But things do not go to plan. Power dynamics, sexual politics, polyjuice hijinks and plenty of hot, angry sex! *WON* 'Mischief Managed' (Best Recently-Completed Story) 2017 Granger Enchanted Survivors Awards. Also nominated for Best Smut & Witty Witch categories!
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 12 - Words: 40,934 - Reviews: 345 - Favs: 428 - Follows: 468 - Updated: 3/1 - Published: 8/5/2014 - [Hermione G., Lucius M.] - Complete
Play Cissy For Me (original one-shot version) reviews
Original one-shot version! Hermione accepts an invite to the Malfoys' ball to do a little detective work on the ever slippery and shady Lucius Malfoy. But things do not go to plan. Not even remotely. ...Polyjuice hijinks and shameless Lumione smut. Rated M for adult-only themes and sex scenes.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,190 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 54 - Follows: 16 - Published: 5/22/2016 - [Hermione G., Lucius M.] - Complete
The Marvellous Mr Scabior reviews
Tongue-in-cheek, one-shot Scabmione. Victorian London. Marcellus Schabeor has fallen on tough times. Gambling, drinking and some frankly idiotic speculative ventures have all but depleted his fortune. He's set himself up as The Marvellous Mr Scabior, entertaining half-cut muggles in a Broad Street dive revue in Soho. And all self-respecting illusionists need a charming assistant...
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,983 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 17 - Follows: 6 - Published: 5/20/2014 - [Hermione G., Scabior] - Complete