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Joined 01-10-06, id: 967557, Profile Updated: 01-19-14
Author has written 19 stories for Twilight, Star Wars, Harry Potter, and Doctor Who.

Greetings, and welcome to my profile page! I am known as Estora here on the Pit of Voles and on Archive of Our Own. I have a second FFNet account where I post my one-shot Star Wars stories, under the name MsEstora. I am also known as ladywindupbird on Tumblr! I'm from Down Under and I have ambitions of becoming a published author one day (don't we all?), but my career path is more leaning towards international relations at the moment. This is subject to chance, however.

I love Harry Potter, A Game of Thrones, Star Wars, and many more fandoms, and I'll read pretty much whatever book I can get my hands on. If you have a book recommendation, please don't hesitate to PM me and let me know! I'll be keen to discuss literature anytime.

Finally, I love receiving comments on my stories. If you have comments (praise or criticism, I don't mind!) go ahead and share. I'd love to hear your opinion, whatever it may be.


journals & ice cream

Harry Potter post-Nineteen Years Later epistolary series. An eight-story series detailing the intersecting lives of Draco Malfoy, Harry Potter, Ronald Weasley, and quite a lot of their respective offspring. A series of life, family, friendship, and a lot of ice cream. And quite a few evil plots that need to be stopped along the way.

All eight of the stories can be read individually, but for obvious reasons the narrative is richer if read all together and viewed as greater than the sum of its parts. (Regular readers will know by now that there is an overarching storyline.) Below are the story summaries for each in the series - be warned, there are spoilers! I hope you enjoy these as much as I am enjoying writing them!

1. Draco Malfoy and the Trials of Single Parenthood
Complete. Draco Malfoy: ex-Death Eater, former bigot, divorcee, and single father. His wife left him for Viktor Krum, his children worship the Weasleys who clash with the decor, something is rotten at Hogwarts, and he doesn't really know what he's doing. But maybe he's getting the hang of it.

2. Draco Malfoy and the Perils of Dating
Complete. There are a lot of things wrong with Draco Malfoy's life right now, not least of which being him forced into speed dating by Ronald Weasley. Still, it's better than sulking alone at home now that his children are both off at school, right? Well, maybe. It would certainly help if there wasn't a serial killer on the loose.

3. Ronald Weasley and the Midlife Crises
Complete. So, things have been a bit strange for Ron over the last three years. Between an unlikely friendship with Draco Malfoy and his son begging to go to a Muggle school instead of Hogwarts, there is only so much time he can dedicate to his midlife crisis (and subsequently Harry's. And Hermione's. And Ginny's. And Malfoy's.) Even less than he thought, actually, now that he's just stumbled across a Ministry conspiracy. And all of Hufflepuff has disappeared, but no-one's really worried about that.

4. Lorcan Scamander and the Year of Raging Hormones
Complete. All Lorcan Scamander wants to do is get through his final year at Hogwarts smoothly. Too much to ask for, he supposes, because: Rose has bullied Scorpius into dating her, Albus is sulking, Lysander has decided death-defying stunts is the best way to get attention, James is building barricades in the corridors, Hugo's on the hunt for the elusive Hogwarts "GossipGhost", and Lily keeps messing around with the space-time continuum. And his not-so-private journal has become the school slut.

5. The Invention of Hugo Weasley
In progress. It’s only fair, I suppose. I ruined our friendship with a single word; she destroyed my career with a single sentence. She was a lot classier about it, though. After a disastrous evening, Hugo finds himself desperately trying to win back Livia Malfoy’s affections. His efforts would be a lot easier if his most dangerous invention hadn’t been stolen… and now all of Wizarding Britain has lost their magic.

6. We Need To Talk About Lily
Future. (Summary to come)

7. The Vanishing Act of Hadrian Malfoy
(Summary to come)

8. The Time Traveller's Husband
(Summary to come)


Ashes Trilogy

Star Wars AU Trilogy that deviates from the Battle of Geonosis in Attack of the Clones. One moment. One choice. A lifetime of difference.

1. From The Ashes
In progress. AU of the Clone Wars. Anakin jumped after Padmé on Geonosis, and in that split second, the entire course of the galaxy's future was changed... One moment. One choice. A lifetime of difference. Initial Anakin/Padmé, extremely slow-building Anakin/Obi-Wan.

2. Even The Stars
Future. AU of Revenge of the Sith, sequel to From The Ashes.

3. Beyond The Darkness
Future. (Summary to come)

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Neville Longbottom and the Adventures of Teaching by Akinaka reviews
Professor Neville Longbottom is starting another year teaching Herbology at Hogwarts. Teaching at Hogwarts is not as smooth as it may seem. He must deal with a few... situations. Albus Potter, Scorpius Malfoy and Rose Weasley will all be attending Hogwarts this year. An amusing story told through diary entries and letters.
Harry Potter - Rated: K - English - Humor/Adventure - Chapters: 5 - Words: 7,992 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 26 - Updated: 3/6 - Published: 1/21 - Neville L., Albus S. P., Scorpius M., Rose W.
Fallen Legends by GreySilhouette reviews
When Anakin does not find Ventress and Ahsoka is found guilty and sentenced to death, Obi-Wan Kenobi interferes and breaks her out, unable to stand by and let such a travesty of justice take place. The Council complicates matters by jumping to conclusions, and while Obi-Wan and Ahsoka attempt to find out the truth of what happened, Barriss is planning to set off another bomb...
Star Wars: The Clone Wars - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Angst - Chapters: 29 - Words: 68,657 - Reviews: 328 - Favs: 109 - Follows: 78 - Updated: 8/18/2013 - Published: 5/9/2013 - Obi- Wan K., Ahsoka T., Asajji Ventress, Master Windu - Complete
Un homme de silence by Les concombres masques reviews
Ce que Charlie Swan regrettait le plus, c'était de n'avoir jamais pu voir sa fille grandir. Traduction d'une fic d'Estora
Twilight - Rated: T - French - Angst/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,562 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 2 - Published: 1/24/2012 - Charlie S., Bella - Complete
The Finer Shades of Why by Yesac reviews
When Dooku realizes far earlier Sidious' intentions to replace him, Sidious' plans never come to fruition... but Dooku's do. Across the galaxy, Anakin and Obi-Wan are shot down by their own men and try to make sense of why.
Star Wars - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 43 - Words: 212,901 - Reviews: 670 - Favs: 446 - Follows: 200 - Updated: 1/4/2011 - Published: 3/16/2010 - Obi-Wan K., Anakin Skywalker - Complete
The Strange Disappearance of SallyAnne Perks by Paimpont reviews
Harry recalls that a pale little girl called Sally-Anne was sorted into Hufflepuff during his first year, but no one else remembers her. Was there really a Sally-Anne? Harry and Hermione set out to solve the chilling mystery of the lost Hogwarts student.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Mystery/Suspense - Chapters: 11 - Words: 36,835 - Reviews: 1269 - Favs: 2,401 - Follows: 878 - Updated: 10/8/2010 - Published: 8/16/2010 - Harry P., Hermione G. - Complete
It Could Not Have Been Otherwise by Valiowk reviews
They are not ready to give up their love, nor ready to admit their regrets. That will come later. But for now, they can be kindred spirits. Obi-Wan, Siri - bittersweet, vignette
Star Wars - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,897 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 2 - Published: 6/22/2010 - [Obi-Wan K., Siri T.] - Complete
Keep Breathing by Yesac reviews
Padme doesn't die at the end of Revenge of the Sith. Instead, she decides to take the twins and join Obi-Wan in exile.
Star Wars - Rated: T - English - Family/Angst - Chapters: 13 - Words: 45,871 - Reviews: 220 - Favs: 302 - Follows: 83 - Updated: 1/29/2010 - Published: 11/21/2009 - Padmé Amidala, Obi-Wan K. - Complete
Scorpius Malfoy and the Improbable Plot by opalish reviews
Scorpius really should have listened to his father's numerous and dire warnings about the Potter clan. Harry feels his pain. Gen crackfic WIP, yo. Seriously, so cracky.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 19 - Words: 47,805 - Reviews: 1241 - Favs: 1,317 - Follows: 1,073 - Updated: 10/31/2009 - Published: 6/29/2008 - Scorpius M., Harry P.
The Desk by opalish reviews
Crack oneshot. Malcolm Baddock fails at office warfare, and Harry teaches his desk to speak.
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,468 - Reviews: 204 - Favs: 827 - Follows: 84 - Published: 9/23/2009 - Harry P. - Complete
Fire and Ice by Yesac reviews
Anakin wins the duel on Mustafar, but doesn't kill Obi-Wan. Along with Padme, Obi-Wan finds himself living in a chaotic world where the man he thought he knew has become the thing he swore to destroy. Can Anakin be turned back? If so, what then?
Star Wars - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 27 - Words: 111,903 - Reviews: 398 - Favs: 360 - Follows: 106 - Updated: 9/4/2009 - Published: 4/21/2009 - Obi-Wan K., Anakin Skywalker - Complete
Eternal Return by Silver Pard reviews
For the Greater Good. Harry understands this.
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Horror - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,283 - Reviews: 295 - Favs: 1,229 - Follows: 146 - Published: 12/19/2008 - Harry P., Voldemort - Complete
Broccoli and the Art of Subterfuge by opalish reviews
Harry has some rather questionable parenting methods. And he may or may not be responsible for Draco Malfoy's receding hairline. NextGen crackfic oneshot!
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,616 - Reviews: 260 - Favs: 1,044 - Follows: 86 - Published: 8/31/2008 - Harry P., Albus S. P. - Complete
The Wendell That Wasn't by opalish reviews
The true story of how Harry and Ginny's kids got their names. Really, it's all Snape's fault. Crackfic oneshot.
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,814 - Reviews: 383 - Favs: 1,787 - Follows: 154 - Published: 7/15/2008 - Ginny W., Harry P. - Complete
Cauterize by Lady Altair reviews
"Of course it's missing something vital. That's the point." Dennis Creevey takes up his brother's camera after the war.
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,648 - Reviews: 1104 - Favs: 3,818 - Follows: 254 - Published: 3/24/2008 - Dennis C. - Complete
The Better Part of Valor by Mad Maudlin reviews
They say that discretion is the better part of valor. But for Auror Ron Weasley, a mysterious new case and an abrupt encounter with Draco Malfoy threaten to blow the lid off his bestkept secret.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 9 - Words: 34,839 - Reviews: 59 - Favs: 94 - Follows: 13 - Published: 9/3/2006 - Ron W., Draco M. - Complete
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The Invention of Hugo Weasley reviews
"It's only fair, I suppose. I ruined our friendship with a word; she destroyed my career with a sentence. She was a lot classier about it, though." After a disastrous evening, Hugo desperately tries to win back Livia Malfoy's affections. His efforts would be much easier if his most dangerous invention hadn't been stolen… and now all of Wizarding Britain has lost their magic.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Drama/Suspense - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,686 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 12 - Published: 1/22 - Albus S. P., Scorpius M., Rose W., Hugo W.
From The Ashes reviews
AU. Anakin jumped after Padmé on Geonosis, and in that split second, the entire course of the galaxy's future was changed...One moment. One choice. A lifetime of difference. Initial Anakin/Padmé, extremely slow-building Anakin/Obi-Wan.
Star Wars - Rated: M - English - Drama/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 39 - Words: 194,325 - Reviews: 896 - Favs: 600 - Follows: 670 - Updated: 6/10/2013 - Published: 12/25/2009 - Obi-Wan K., Anakin Skywalker
Jedi Master, Galactic Tyrant reviews
Whom the public wishes to destroy, they first hold up as a hero. Twenty years after the death of the most hated Chancellor in Republic modern history, Luke Skywalker – Jedi Knight and scholar – pieces together the truth. AU from AotC.
Star Wars - Rated: T - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 5 - Words: 8,632 - Reviews: 36 - Favs: 20 - Follows: 40 - Updated: 6/8/2013 - Published: 5/26/2013 - Anakin Skywalker, Obi-Wan K.
Chasing Redemption reviews
AU. When Anakin dies, Obi-Wan is left to pick up the shattered remains of their lives. The Supreme Chancellor seems to offer escape from the grief and guilt – unfortunately, he's also just decided that Obi-Wan will make a perfect replacement apprentice...
Star Wars - Rated: T - English - Drama/Suspense - Chapters: 10 - Words: 23,922 - Reviews: 272 - Favs: 172 - Follows: 260 - Updated: 5/27/2013 - Published: 2/28/2010 - Obi-Wan K.
journals & ice cream: side stories reviews
A collection of one-shots, vignettes, short stories, outtakes, and alternate scenes and omakes belonging to my journals & ice cream series.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 3 - Words: 3,904 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 10 - Updated: 4/23/2013 - Published: 4/13/2013 - Harry P., Ron W., Draco M., Astoria G.
Lorcan Scamander and the Year of Raging Hormones reviews
All Lorcan wants to do is get through his final year smoothly. Too much to ask for, he supposes, because Rose has bullied Scorpius into dating her, Albus is sulking, Lysander has decided death-defying stunts is the best way to get Rose's attention, James is building barricades, Lily keeps messing around with the space-time continuum, and his journal has become the school bicycle.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 11 - Words: 41,470 - Reviews: 98 - Favs: 59 - Follows: 31 - Updated: 4/16/2013 - Published: 1/29/2013 - Lily Luna P., Lorcan S. - Complete
Ronald Weasley and the Midlife Crises reviews
Things have been a bit strange for Ron over the last couple of years so he hasn't had much time to dedicate to his midlife crisis, let alone everyone else's. Even less, now that he's stumbled across a Ministry conspiracy. And all of Hufflepuff has disappeared, but no-one's really worried about that.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Humor/Mystery - Chapters: 11 - Words: 19,846 - Reviews: 112 - Favs: 59 - Follows: 45 - Updated: 1/29/2013 - Published: 2/18/2012 - Ron W. - Complete
Draco Malfoy and the Perils of Dating reviews
There are a lot of things wrong with Draco Malfoy's life right now, such as him being forced into speed dating by Ron Weasley. But it's better than sulking around at home, right? Well, maybe. It might help if a serial killer wasn't on the loose.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Humor/Crime - Chapters: 11 - Words: 34,929 - Reviews: 116 - Favs: 62 - Follows: 26 - Updated: 1/23/2012 - Published: 12/12/2011 - Draco M. - Complete
Draco Malfoy and the Trials of Single Parenthood reviews
Draco Malfoy: ex-Death Eater, former bigot, divorcee. Astoria left him for Krum, his children worship the Weasleys who clash with the décor, something's rotten at Hogwarts, and he doesn't really know what he's doing. But maybe he's getting the hang of it.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Humor/Family - Chapters: 11 - Words: 28,617 - Reviews: 115 - Favs: 126 - Follows: 22 - Updated: 12/13/2011 - Published: 11/28/2011 - Draco M. - Complete
to be human reviews
He tries.
Doctor Who - Rated: T - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,068 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 56 - Follows: 3 - Published: 11/30/2011 - 10th Doctor Duplicate, Rose T. - Complete
going nowhere, going somewhere reviews
Edward, and self-discovery. Bella taught him how to love; his new college roommate may just be the one to teach him how to live. The twenty-first century, Edward is beginning to realise, is actually kind of...awesome.
Twilight - Rated: T - English - Humor/Friendship - Chapters: 3 - Words: 13,171 - Reviews: 90 - Favs: 148 - Follows: 51 - Updated: 11/5/2011 - Published: 9/24/2010 - Edward - Complete
The Bane Of His Existence reviews
A collection of 100-word drabbles about Obi-Wan Kenobi and his permanent headache. Ahem. I mean, his Padawan, Anakin Skywalker.
Star Wars - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Parody - Chapters: 20 - Words: 3,029 - Reviews: 206 - Favs: 167 - Follows: 19 - Updated: 4/26/2010 - Published: 4/21/2010 - Obi-Wan K., Anakin Skywalker - Complete
Frailty Is Thy Name reviews
Ashes verse. Falling in love is a repulsive state of mind and a useless emotion, and is perhaps one of the greatest mistakes to be committed in a man's life. Young Palpatine finds this out the hard way. One-shot.
Star Wars - Rated: M - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,988 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 30 - Follows: 2 - Published: 3/20/2010 - E. Palpatine - Complete
Daughter reviews
The stepfather, the mother, the father. Isabella Swan has been a daughter to three people, and they all see her very differently.
Twilight - Rated: K+ - English - Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,001 - Reviews: 39 - Favs: 114 - Follows: 10 - Published: 1/5/2010 - Bella - Complete
He Was A Quiet Man reviews
The one thing Charlie Swan regretted the most was that he never got to see his little girl grow up.
Twilight - Rated: T - English - Angst/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,480 - Reviews: 117 - Favs: 236 - Follows: 11 - Published: 11/25/2009 - Charlie S., Bella - Complete
Imprisoned reviews
Sam and Emily, the perfect, loving, devoted couple. It's like they're in a prison, trapped by devotion...and something else.
Twilight - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,907 - Reviews: 48 - Favs: 143 - Follows: 9 - Published: 5/25/2009 - Emily, Sam - Complete
Eighteen reviews
Breaking Dawn spoilers, dark themes, canon-compliant. Renesemee 'Nessie' Cullen has just turned seven. Or eighteen. Or whatever the hell you want to call it.
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Drama/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,508 - Reviews: 206 - Favs: 427 - Follows: 28 - Published: 3/23/2009 - Renesmee C./Nessie, Jacob - Complete
Chagrin reviews
I'M DANGEROUS, BELLA!
Twilight - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Parody - Chapters: 1 - Words: 396 - Reviews: 344 - Favs: 445 - Follows: 14 - Published: 9/30/2008 - Bella, Edward - Complete
Seven reviews
Breaking Dawn spoilers, very dark themes (trigger warning), AU. Renesemee 'Nessie' Cullen has just turned seven.
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Mystery/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 532 - Reviews: 275 - Favs: 283 - Follows: 16 - Published: 9/30/2008 - Jacob, Renesmee C./Nessie - Complete