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Joined 01-17-17, id: 8682661, Profile Updated: 04-11-17
Author has written 4 stories for Harry Potter.

Writer of stories, obsessor over small details and purveyor of pointlessly long descriptive paragraphs.

I'm sure it'll come out in the stories I write, but a small point about the wizarding world that gets my goat more than it should: it's really, really ridiculous when people write stories about a full-blown wizarding aristocracy, where people trade blows over social status, obsess over titles, and so on, for one simple reason: there are, at the most generous estimate of 160 pupils per year at Hogwarts, a max of 20,000 wizards in the UK. And there are more than 500 actual towns in the UK with more people than that! The consequence of which, above all else, is that the concept of a full-blown aristocracy becomes even more ridiculous than it is in the actual UK. People write about the wizarding world as this arcane world of high politics and warring families; in fact, it'd be better to characterise it as arguments over the tea fund in the world's most ludicrously over-funded village council in a town where everyone gets a gun. Which is a good setting for stories in its own way; but, well, I doubt that Stubbington town council (Population: 24,000) can muster half the array of local dignitaries, let alone the degree of pretention which characterises some of those "Most ancient and noble" fics.

Also, down with the aristocracy, the people united will never be defeated, and all that jazz.

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Harry Potter and the Lady Thief by Starfox5 reviews
AU. Framed as a thief and expelled from Hogwarts in her second year, her family ruined by debts, many thought they had seen the last of her. But someone saw her potential, as well as a chance for redemption - and Hermione Granger was all too willing to become a lady thief if it meant she could get her revenge.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Adventure - Chapters: 65 - Words: 608,858 - Reviews: 1084 - Favs: 877 - Follows: 1,334 - Updated: 9h - Published: 7/29/2017 - [Harry P., Hermione G.] Sirius B., Mundungus F.
Twisted by Waves Are Red reviews
An averge life sounds good on paper. But Sakura has learned what happens to “average”: They die. Strong!Sakura AU
Naruto - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Humor - Chapters: 37 - Words: 103,579 - Reviews: 496 - Favs: 437 - Follows: 672 - Updated: 10/19 - Published: 11/24/2017 - Sakura H., Kakashi H., Team Seven, Itachi U.
Dreaming of Sunshine by Silver Queen reviews
Life as a ninja. It starts with confusion and terror and doesn't get any better from there. OC Self-insert. No pairings.
Naruto - Rated: T - English - Adventure - Chapters: 149 - Words: 709,125 - Reviews: 22582 - Favs: 15,036 - Follows: 14,885 - Updated: 10/7 - Published: 9/2/2011 - Naruto U., Shikamaru N., OC
Annals of Arithmancy by White Squirrel reviews
Part 3 of The Arithmancer Series. Hermione won the war, but her career as the world's greatest arithmancer is just beginning. Now, she has places to go, spells to invent, and a family to start. Oh, and a whole lot of dementors to kill.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 6 - Words: 40,676 - Reviews: 289 - Favs: 629 - Follows: 936 - Updated: 10/7 - Published: 7/14 - Hermione G., George W.
Six Pomegranate Seeds by Seselt reviews
At the end, something happened. Hermione clutches at one fraying thread, uncertain whether she is Arachne or Persephone. What she does know is that she will keep fighting to protect her friends even if she must walk a dark path. *time travel*
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Supernatural/Adventure - Chapters: 46 - Words: 186,656 - Reviews: 2417 - Favs: 1,529 - Follows: 2,128 - Updated: 9/26 - Published: 9/3/2016 - Hermione G., Draco M., Severus S., Marcus F. - Complete
To Change the Galaxy by AwayOHumanChild reviews
Sabé is an ordinary woman whose friends have gone off the deep end. Padmé is determined to ignore her pregnancy. Anakin looks like he hasn't slept in a month and might be delusional. Even Obi-Wan is acting weird. With the galaxy growing darker by the day, it'll take everything Sabé has to prevent things from falling apart. Or try to, at least. It's not looking good at the moment.
Star Wars - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure/Friendship - Chapters: 28 - Words: 107,298 - Reviews: 678 - Favs: 356 - Follows: 504 - Updated: 9/23 - Published: 1/25/2016 - Obi-Wan K., Padmé Amidala, Handmaidens, Sabé
Turned Around in Time by Night Hawk 97 reviews
Harry became the Master of Death but it's not perfect. There's no eternal youth and invulnerability, and the time travel is cool but pointless, because change is impossible in his universe. But there's another universe - it has superheros and mutants and perhaps enough flexibility to change time. This story meshes HP with the entire MCU. Will deviate from canon. Not OOC
Crossover - Harry Potter & Avengers - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Humor - Chapters: 9 - Words: 45,632 - Reviews: 233 - Favs: 1,208 - Follows: 1,724 - Updated: 9/16 - Published: 5/8/2015 - Harry P.
I Aim to Misbehave by White Squirrel reviews
Harry Potter escapes from Earth-That-Was via magitech, but goes missing. When he is finally unfrozen in the 26th century, he faces a new oppressive regime in the form of the Alliance while he tries to find the lost magical community in the Verse. Epilogue-compliant, No Power in the 'Verse-compliant.
Crossover - Harry Potter & Firefly - Rated: T - English - Adventure - Chapters: 2 - Words: 10,606 - Reviews: 142 - Favs: 519 - Follows: 831 - Updated: 9/1 - Published: 4/5/2017 - Harry P., River
A Price to Pay by Hi Pot And News reviews
Sequel to The Price is Right. It's not all fun and games being a wealthy orphan. I mean, yeah, Harry didn't have to deal with the Dursleys any longer, and lots of pocket money was great, but if someone could hold his hand while a monster was apparently on the loose? That'd be even better.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,510 - Reviews: 81 - Favs: 1,418 - Follows: 1,850 - Published: 7/10 - Harry P., Mirror of Erised
Lady Archimedes by White Squirrel reviews
Sequel to The Arithmancer. Years 5-7. Armed with a N.E.W.T. in Arithmancy after Voldemort's return, Hermione takes spellcrafting to new heights and must push the bounds of magic itself to help Harry defeat his enemy once and for all.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 82 - Words: 597,295 - Reviews: 5445 - Favs: 3,746 - Follows: 4,692 - Updated: 7/7 - Published: 8/22/2015 - Harry P., Hermione G., George W., Ginny W. - Complete
Wearing the Faces of Men by The Carnivorous Muffin reviews
When Wizard Lenin and Lily mysteriously find themselves in the Pokémon universe in Lily's second year, the pair are forced into becoming Pokémon trainers, and they, along with Ash Ketchum, travel on their journey to become Pokémon masters even as they search for a means to get home. Side fic of "Lily and the Art of Being Sisyphus"
Crossover - Pokémon & Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Friendship - Chapters: 9 - Words: 78,294 - Reviews: 465 - Favs: 515 - Follows: 572 - Updated: 5/21 - Published: 12/9/2017 - Ash K./Satoshi, Pikachu, Harry P., Tom R. Jr.
Harry Potter, Geek of Magic by jlluh reviews
Harry Potter is a geek, a nerd, a total dork whose favorite hobby is "transfiguring stuff." He doesn't understand what rules are, has no social skills, is barely sentient, and is very smart.
Harry Potter - Rated: K - English - Humor/Fantasy - Chapters: 19 - Words: 60,345 - Reviews: 382 - Favs: 1,140 - Follows: 1,735 - Updated: 5/20 - Published: 10/27/2017 - Harry P., Ron W., Hermione G., Luna L.
We Ditched the Graveyard Early: Chapter 1 by jlluh reviews
Creeped out by all the tombstones, Harry and Cedric leave the graveyard almost as soon as they arrive. As result, much is different. Not sure of pairings.
Harry Potter - Rated: K - English - Fantasy/Supernatural - Chapters: 9 - Words: 55,000 - Reviews: 229 - Favs: 485 - Follows: 962 - Updated: 4/8 - Published: 9/10/2017 - Harry P., Hermione G., Albus D., Cedric D.
Life's A Game by leila'leilu reviews
You can't put a twenty-eight-year-old ridiculously competitive academic into one of the most prestigious clans containing more ridiculously competitive academics and expect nothing to go drastically wrong. [SI OC] {AU}
Naruto - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Drama - Chapters: 21 - Words: 113,408 - Reviews: 734 - Favs: 2,766 - Follows: 3,584 - Updated: 3/25 - Published: 4/7/2016 - Itachi U., Shisui U., OC
The House of Potter Rebuilt by DisobedienceWriter reviews
A curious 11-year-old Harry begins acting on the strange and wonderful things he observes in the wizarding world. He might just turn out very differently, and the world with him.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Adventure - Chapters: 6 - Words: 113,325 - Reviews: 1330 - Favs: 5,446 - Follows: 7,061 - Updated: 12/31/2017 - Published: 5/6/2016 - Harry P.
The Tinkerer by wickwynn reviews
The Dursley family, who valued normalcy above all else, would of course never dream of keeping their orphan nephew in a cupboard, or of making a spectacle of him. That isn't to say they wanted to spend all of their time and money on him, however. From the salvage of broken toys and unwanted junk, left alone to his own devices, Harry built dreams.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Friendship - Chapters: 16 - Words: 195,755 - Reviews: 597 - Favs: 1,798 - Follows: 2,481 - Updated: 7/13/2017 - Published: 4/23/2017 - Harry P., Hermione G.
The Wheel Is Come Full Circle by White Squirrel reviews
Hermione goes to Australia to bring her parent home and gets a big surprise. It turns out her Memory Charm wasn't enough to fill the hole in their lives. Now, she has a new sister who will be starting at Hogwarts as she returns for her seventh year and deals with the aftermath of the war. Epilogue-compliant.
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 2 - Words: 12,319 - Reviews: 105 - Favs: 268 - Follows: 414 - Published: 4/3/2017 - Hermione G., OC
A Dramatic Reading by White Squirrel reviews
Umbridge finds seven books about Harry Potter from another dimension in the Room of Requirement and decides to read them aloud to the school in an ill-advised attempt to discredit Dumbledore. Hilarity ensues. Features an actual plot, realistic reactions, decent pacing, *and minimal quotations*.
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Parody - Chapters: 18 - Words: 56,579 - Reviews: 760 - Favs: 2,310 - Follows: 1,818 - Updated: 4/2/2017 - Published: 1/15/2017 - Harry P. - Complete
Harry's Loophole by ThinkingSpeck reviews
[COMPLETE] Harry has been entered in the Triwizard Tournament, but during the shouting match with Ron he realises that he doesn't actually have to risk his life and look like a fool in front of everyone - he really only needs to show up for each task and make a token effort. Single-point-of-departure fic, departing early in book 4. Some text borrowed from J.K. Rowling.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 21 - Words: 60,394 - Reviews: 928 - Favs: 3,012 - Follows: 2,663 - Updated: 10/1/2015 - Published: 4/17/2014 - Harry P., Ron W., Hermione G., Albus D. - Complete
What You Leave Behind by Newcomb reviews
The Mirror of Erised is supposed to show your heart's desire - so why does Harry Potter see only vague, blurry darkness? Aberforth is Headmaster, Ariana is alive, Albus is in exile, and Harry must uncover his past if he's to survive his future.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 11 - Words: 122,146 - Reviews: 877 - Favs: 3,028 - Follows: 3,740 - Updated: 8/8/2015 - Published: 10/14/2014 - [Harry P., Fleur D.] Cho C., Cedric D.
Inspected By No 13 by Clell65619 reviews
When he learns that flying anywhere near a Dragon is a recipe for suicide, Harry tries a last minute change of tactics, one designed to use the power of the Bureaucracy forcing him to compete against itself. Little does he know that his solution is its own kind of trap.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Humor/Parody - Chapters: 3 - Words: 18,472 - Reviews: 1338 - Favs: 7,041 - Follows: 2,791 - Updated: 8/20/2014 - Published: 6/26/2014 - Complete
Breach of Contract: Twelve Signs by The Matt Silver reviews
To avoid the unjust prosecution of his friends in the days following the end of the war, Harry Potter signed a magical contract in blood. Years later, Harry struggles with the balance of his latest Auror case involving a wizard ritualistically murdering Muggles, periodic contract renewals, and both the developing and deteriorating relationships with those closest to him. HP/NT.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Suspense/Mystery - Chapters: 5 - Words: 73,592 - Reviews: 111 - Favs: 501 - Follows: 199 - Updated: 8/20/2010 - Published: 7/22/2010 - [Harry P., N. Tonks] Remus L. - Complete
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A Wizard's Guide to 'Banking' reviews
The problem: muggleborns are heavily discriminated against, Voldemort has this terrible habit of killing them whenever he gets the chance, and things aren't getting any better. The solution? Well, find safety in numbers - and if the numbers don't exist yet, find a way to make them - and never mind if you knock the wizarding world on its head on the way.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 13 - Words: 62,517 - Reviews: 111 - Favs: 122 - Follows: 234 - Updated: 6/15 - Published: 1/18/2017 - Sirius B., Remus L., OC
Lowering the Veil reviews
When Ron's called out, for the fourth time that month, to investigate a potential breach of the Statute, he's expecting a wizard on the lash, perhaps, or an enchantment gone awry. What he ends up encountering is rather less benign.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Suspense - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,126 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 5 - Published: 12/25/2017 - Ron W., Hermione G. - Complete
O Tempora! O Mores! reviews
Faced with Umbridge's impending incursion, the Room of Requirement does its upmost to meet the fervent wishes of the DA and ensure that she won't find them - so, very suddenly, Harry and his friends find themselves a very long way from home indeed, with no idea how to get back. This might be a problem... (Group time-travel, with a minimum of bashing.)
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Fantasy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,314 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 50 - Follows: 96 - Published: 11/16/2017 - Harry P., Ron W., Hermione G., Luna L.
Play up, play up, and break the game! reviews
Oliver has one last shot at winning the Quidditch Cup before he leaves Hogwarts, and he's willing to do anything to make sure he does. No, really, anything. Absolutely anything. Oh dear...
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Humor/Parody - Chapters: 1 - Words: 7,914 - Reviews: 30 - Favs: 230 - Follows: 54 - Published: 2/11/2017 - Harry P., George W., Oliver W., Fred W. - Complete
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