SarahtheBardess
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Joined 09-11-04, id: 669843
Author has written 7 stories for Harry Potter.

Shout out to my Forest lady, my favorite kittycat, my friendly neighborhood trombone vampire bunny, the Moony Miller Snape Princess, and the Twiddle... never forget the 3 cinnamon Altoids.

Hope y'all like my work. As Hagrid says, "Better out than in," and I've been keeping this stuff in way too long. If you notice, most of my stories have "humor" in the genre somewhere... I don't write angst. So if you're looking for tragic soul-searching or unrelieved drama, go somewhere else. Also, these stories are currently on more or less permanent hiatus (RL problems). So unless you can live with just an outline after a certain point, I don't recommend getting started.

Personal : too old for my taste (and my parents'), college student living in a triple with two other chicks who are somewhat addicted to fan fic; enjoys theater, reading, singing, reading, writing, reading, rocks, reading, cooking, and reading.

Note to readers: My stories fall into three distinct universes.

1. “Extenuating Circumstances”, which stands alone, since IMHO, it’s best short and sweet.

2. “Resonance”, “Letters from Sirius”, and “Home At Last”, and “Helen Potter and the Specters of the Past”.

3. “Draco’s Nightmare” and “The Phantom Nightmare”, which make use of an AU universe written by my beta, whydoyouneedtoknow, in her story “Living with Danger”, which I do recommend (it’s on my favorites).

That's about it... Joy to your days, all, and happy reading!

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Realizations by Wishweaver reviews
Harry returns to Privet Drive after 4th year and finds it...empty! What do you do when you can't go to your friends for help? Additional Story Notes FYI: a. AU Summer before Fifth Year Fic, b. Not particularly fast paced.
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Drama - Chapters: 36 - Words: 264,047 - Reviews: 8690 - Favs: 11,131 - Follows: 8,448 - Updated: 11/16/2010 - Published: 3/6/2003 - Harry P.
Harry Potter and Merlin's Gifts by GryffRavHuffSlythendor reviews
AU Harry explores Hogwarts at night and discovers something that would change his life forever Pre HBP
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 37 - Words: 210,157 - Reviews: 1042 - Favs: 1,090 - Follows: 940 - Updated: 2/19/2008 - Published: 7/31/2004 - Harry P., Ginny W.
Roman a Clef by whydoyouneedtoknow reviews
Truly newly updated! A Valentina Jett original! The Black Dog and the Grey Wolf, Or, The Further Adventures of Samuel and Alison. Based in the Dangerverse, of course. Chapter 8!
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Fantasy - Chapters: 8 - Words: 25,176 - Reviews: 164 - Favs: 64 - Follows: 53 - Updated: 12/9/2007 - Published: 2/5/2005
Babies can teach a lot of lessons by preety-lady-serenity reviews
Harry turns into a baby after an accident in Potions and Snape is assigned to become his gaurdian. But can Snape take care of a baby? And especially a baby like Harry? Alternative Universe, written before the HBP COMPLETE
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Humor/Drama - Chapters: 34 - Words: 127,238 - Reviews: 2428 - Favs: 1,899 - Follows: 800 - Updated: 10/27/2007 - Published: 1/30/2004 - Severus S., Harry P. - Complete
Harry Potter and the Elemental Warriors by Tanydwr reviews
HIATUS. 'Curses', Part 2. PostOotP. Mysterious events happen after Harry's fifthyear. People disappear, the Potters' grave is raided, a special pensieve appears, and a strange woman visits the Dursleys...
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 8 - Words: 49,580 - Reviews: 264 - Favs: 125 - Follows: 141 - Updated: 9/1/2006 - Published: 10/28/2005 - Harry P., Ginny W.
Dealing with Danger by whydoyouneedtoknow reviews
AU, third in main Dangerverse, complete. Take two Marauders and the women who put up with them. Add eight naughty children, two evil escapees from Azkaban, one wise Headmaster, and a dash of Dark Lord. Shake well and enjoy. Years 3 and 4, twisted canon.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama/Humor - Chapters: 53 - Words: 469,842 - Reviews: 3389 - Favs: 1,165 - Follows: 338 - Updated: 8/5/2006 - Published: 9/20/2005 - Complete
The Phantom of the Dungeons by MackenzieW reviews
Twenty years ago, Severus Snape fell asleep listening to a musical and had the weirdest dream of his life. He obviously didn't learn his lesson, falling asleep listening to The Phantom of the Opera. Step inside and see what happens to Severus this time.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 15 - Words: 29,588 - Reviews: 34 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 2/7/2006 - Published: 4/16/2005 - Severus S., Sirius B. - Complete
Elaborate Lives III: Into the Fire by MackenzieW reviews
Set six years after ELII, the families have lived relatively peaceful lives. When the older children are kidnapped, their parents rush to find them while their pasts and lives are placed under scrutiny by the Daily Prophet.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 22 - Words: 64,274 - Reviews: 60 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 7 - Updated: 1/16/2006 - Published: 6/24/2005 - Remus L., Severus S. - Complete
Living without Danger by whydoyouneedtoknow reviews
AU, second in main Dangerverse, complete. Harry Potter, Hermione Granger–Lupin, and Draco Black were raised by the Marauders and their wives. Now they and their friend Ron Weasley are off to Hogwarts. Heaven help Hogwarts. Years 1 and 2, twisted canon.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama/Humor - Chapters: 36 - Words: 242,469 - Reviews: 2317 - Favs: 1,518 - Follows: 348 - Updated: 8/29/2005 - Published: 3/15/2005 - Complete
Teasing, Teaching and Time Travel by Tanydwr reviews
HIATUS. Harry becomes DADA teacher. In 1977. But what mystery shrouds the DADA teacher? The Marauders want to know. HG, y'know. Rated for language and adult themes.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 14 - Words: 52,757 - Reviews: 1378 - Favs: 1,492 - Follows: 1,179 - Updated: 8/5/2005 - Published: 6/25/2004 - Harry P., Ginny W.
Harry Potter and the Battle of Wills by Jocelyn reviews
PostOOTP, Snape blows his cover as a spy to save Harry from Voldemort. To win the war, even those who loathe each other must unite, and many lessons are learned in the process. COMPLETE!
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama/Adventure - Chapters: 51 - Words: 356,457 - Reviews: 6101 - Favs: 3,446 - Follows: 696 - Updated: 7/12/2005 - Published: 11/27/2004 - Harry P., Severus S. - Complete
The Elemental Guardians, aka Voldemort's Mistakes by Tanydwr reviews
What happens if a 21stcentury HP fan wakes up in St. Mungo's, 1980? To discover she's a witch and one of Voldemort's first victims? And she's very powerful? Well, I suppose it's this. LJ, SOC. Rated for language. R&R, please!
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 44 - Words: 227,104 - Reviews: 434 - Favs: 190 - Follows: 63 - Updated: 7/12/2005 - Published: 1/23/2004 - Complete
Harry Potter and the Path to War by Gryffonfanwriter reviews
Harry takes charge of the destiny revealed to him by Professor Dumbledore and makes the wizarding world prepare for war with Voldemort. New developments at the Ministry, Diagon Alley, Hogsmeade, and Hogwarts give cause for hope, and dismay. Post-OOTP.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Angst/Adventure - Chapters: 22 - Words: 165,037 - Reviews: 604 - Favs: 410 - Follows: 193 - Updated: 7/4/2005 - Published: 12/23/2003
Resonance by GreenGecko reviews
Year six and Harry needs rescuing by Dumbledore and Snape. The resulting understanding between Harry and Snape is critical to destroying Voldemort and leads to an offer of adoption. Covers year seven and Auror training. Sequel is Revolution.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 79 - Words: 528,272 - Reviews: 4654 - Favs: 4,229 - Follows: 857 - Updated: 6/27/2005 - Published: 3/29/2004 - Harry P., Severus S. - Complete
Elaborate Lives II: Year Seven by MackenzieW reviews
Sequel! In Harry's 7th years, things start changing...new relationships, more Voldemort, surprises...including big ones for Harmony and Kiki! Warning, read Elaborate Lives I first...Complete
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 32 - Words: 73,108 - Reviews: 98 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 6/15/2005 - Published: 1/27/2005 - Remus L., Severus S. - Complete
Harry Potter and the New Start by Stars Enchantress reviews
Sirius leaves Azkaban when Harry is just a baby. Will he steal Harry from the neglectful Dursleys? And if he does, will they be able to stay hidden? Especially with a wise Headmaster, a shattered werewolf and a very much alive traitor looking for them.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 26 - Words: 53,409 - Reviews: 1394 - Favs: 1,062 - Follows: 332 - Updated: 5/22/2005 - Published: 8/19/2004 - Sirius B., Harry P. - Complete
Maybe by whydoyouneedtoknow reviews
Now complete! AU of “Living with Danger” – did not actually happen in the story's universe, but could have. Possible alternate outcome of a major crossroads in the story. And yes, I know, an AU of an AU, a bit pathetic... hope you like it anyway.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 16 - Words: 55,772 - Reviews: 365 - Favs: 117 - Follows: 24 - Updated: 5/6/2005 - Published: 4/23/2005 - Complete
Living with Danger by whydoyouneedtoknow reviews
AU, first in the main Dangerverse series, now complete. Lone wolf. Dream-seer. Bright child. Scarred child. Singer. Prisoner. Dancer child. Dragon child. Eight semi-ordinary people. One extraordinary family, and how they became one. Pre-Hogwarts story.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama/Humor - Chapters: 50 - Words: 222,438 - Reviews: 3430 - Favs: 3,196 - Follows: 669 - Updated: 3/12/2005 - Published: 10/25/2004 - Complete
Correspondence by emikae reviews
Harry isn't getting his letters, so he take things into his own hands, and owls Voldemort to see if he is intercepting them. A surprising thing happens... Complete!
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 11 - Words: 39,152 - Reviews: 572 - Favs: 777 - Follows: 223 - Updated: 2/22/2005 - Published: 10/8/2004 - Complete
Harry Potter and the Potion of Fernifendice by TheSerpentAndTheLion reviews
COMPLETE! Year 6. NEWT classes, Occlumency, and the impending war are backdrop: Harry's acting strange, can he overcome his guilt and play the hero as only he can? Will he enlist the help of the only one who save him- The one he swore he'd never forgive?
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure/Humor - Chapters: 26 - Words: 89,750 - Reviews: 562 - Favs: 210 - Follows: 40 - Updated: 2/19/2005 - Published: 2/13/2004 - Harry P., Severus S. - Complete
Harry Potter and the New Neighbour by Losyark reviews
If there was one thing that Vernon Dursley of number four Privet drive disliked more than his good for nothing, scrawny, freak of a nephew, it was NOISE. Like the whine of a moving van, for instance...
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 27 - Words: 151,235 - Reviews: 512 - Favs: 334 - Follows: 61 - Updated: 2/18/2005 - Published: 8/3/2004 - Harry P., Sirius B. - Complete
April 1, 1987 by whydoyouneedtoknow reviews
AU, one-shot. It’s April Fool’s Day, and Harry Potter and his siblings are finally old enough to prank on their own. The Marauders’ Den will never be the same. “Living with Danger” spoilers up to Chapter 30.
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,752 - Reviews: 56 - Favs: 74 - Follows: 15 - Published: 1/2/2005 - Complete
Flawed Perfection by Celebony reviews
[Sequel to Recnac Transfaerso] Finally, Harry's in for a perfect summer with his godfather and friends, or so it begins. But being Harry Potter means that nothing can stay peaceful for long. {Complete}
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 27 - Words: 260,672 - Reviews: 3141 - Favs: 2,173 - Follows: 376 - Updated: 11/17/2004 - Published: 3/11/2004 - Harry P., Ginny W. - Complete
The Awakening Power by sib-ff reviews
Complete! Challenges fill Harry’s 6th year: growing powers, Snape as defense teacher, new Potions teacher, a new crush on him, Voldemort, Ginny, Goblins? Lots of humor, drama, action and romance! H:G,R:Hr. Award winner!
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 34 - Words: 250,118 - Reviews: 2497 - Favs: 3,002 - Follows: 620 - Updated: 10/14/2004 - Published: 1/29/2004 - Harry P., Ginny W. - Complete
Beauty and the Potions Professor? by MackenzieW reviews
Beauty and the BeastpreHarry style! Come see everyone's fave potions professor as the Beast, Sirius as his enemy, Lily, James and Remus as household objects with an original character don't shoot! as Beauty! Finished
Harry Potter - Rated: K - English - Romance/Fantasy - Chapters: 16 - Words: 27,307 - Reviews: 26 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 9/18/2004 - Published: 6/22/2004 - Severus S., Sirius B. - Complete
Rate My Hogwarts Professors com by TheSerpentAndTheLion reviews
What if the students of Hogwarts had access to the muggle website RateMyProfessors.com? Why, this fic, of course! (COMPLETE)
Harry Potter - Rated: K - English - Humor - Chapters: 7 - Words: 1,609 - Reviews: 54 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 5 - Published: 9/2/2004 - Severus S. - Complete
Recnac Transfaerso by Celebony reviews
In a rash act of self-sacrifice, Harry saves a dying Muggle by magically transfering the man's cancer to himself. Now, going through his fifth year with a terrible secret, he begins to realize just what he's given up. H/G, R/Hr. Warning: abuse
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 39 - Words: 195,216 - Reviews: 4402 - Favs: 5,054 - Follows: 948 - Updated: 1/11/2004 - Published: 6/25/2003 - Harry P. - Complete
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The Phantom Nightmare reviews
Ch. 3. A blond and reluctant Phantom battles a blackhaired Raoul for the hand of the redheaded Christine. Come see the fun as Hogwarts puts on The Phantom of the Opera, and Draco learns about himself. Sequel to Draco's Nightmare.
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Drama - Chapters: 3 - Words: 11,481 - Reviews: 51 - Favs: 27 - Follows: 36 - Updated: 11/5/2005 - Published: 1/6/2005
Resonance reviews
What if there were books in Harry Potter's world that were as interesting and as popular as the Harry Potter books are for us? Sixth year fic, post OotP. Now abandoned, but finished in summary form.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama/Humor - Chapters: 26 - Words: 97,520 - Reviews: 189 - Favs: 43 - Follows: 13 - Updated: 6/5/2005 - Published: 9/19/2004
Helen Potter and the Specters of the Past reviews
Sequel to “Home at Last”. Helen’s off to Hogwarts, but where a Potter goes, mystery and danger are sure to follow... Now abandoned, but finished in summary form.
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Humor - Chapters: 4 - Words: 8,721 - Reviews: 72 - Favs: 36 - Follows: 15 - Updated: 6/5/2005 - Published: 1/12/2005
Letters from Sirius reviews
From the Resonance universe. Before he died, Sirius Black wrote seven letters. Harry has opened his letter. But what did Sirius have to say to Ron, Hermione, Ginny, Mr. and Mrs. Weasley, Tonks, or Remus? Read and find out! Ginny up, sorry for wait!
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 3 - Words: 1,748 - Reviews: 41 - Favs: 27 - Follows: 17 - Updated: 12/28/2004 - Published: 11/18/2004
Draco's Nightmare reviews
Slightly changed - might be worth a re-read! One-shot. Draco takes a Bludger to the head and wakes up in a very different world... one where his Quidditch robes are red... In partial response to a challenge set by Quillian. Please review!
Harry Potter - Rated: K - English - Humor/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,637 - Reviews: 40 - Favs: 42 - Follows: 7 - Published: 12/1/2004 - Complete
Extenuating Circumstances reviews
(COMPLETE) AU. Two years ago, Sirius Black spared Peter Pettigrew's life. Now Padfoot has two weeks to get Wormtail to do the same for him. And even if it works, how will he convince everyone he's for real? R&R!
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Supernatural - Chapters: 9 - Words: 22,766 - Reviews: 75 - Favs: 41 - Follows: 5 - Updated: 11/28/2004 - Published: 10/6/2004 - Complete
Home At Last reviews
(COMPLETE) Dudley swore at her birth that Helen Dursley would never be a witch, but can he stop his daughter's 11th birthday from happening? R&R if desired! Coming soon: Helen Potter and the Specters of the Past!
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Humor - Chapters: 25 - Words: 50,781 - Reviews: 320 - Favs: 146 - Follows: 18 - Updated: 10/28/2004 - Published: 9/14/2004 - Complete