SIYE Time:23:47 on 25th September 2018

The Cost of Everything Challenge (2015-3)

During a visit to Gringotts Bank, the Potter account manager requested a meeting with Harry.  The Goblin asked why he was paying twice the amount of other students attending Hogwarts.  Was he getting extra education, better accommodations, etc?  Harry didn't know so he asked how much does everything cost for what he was being taught.  Misunderstanding Harry, the manager said he would send him all the material within the week.  Harry started to receive numerous Hogwarts documents and the cost of education the average person was not meant to see or learn of.

The Challenge is to write a story concerning Harry receiving all this material explaining what is supposed to be taught, qualifications, costs, salaries, and everything you can think of that he shares with all the students.  Also, why didn't the non-purebloods receive the student handbook at the beginning of each year, costing them 7 galleons.  Kind of expensive for a book you didn't get.


1. All general submission rules apply. Stories over 20,000 words are discouraged but not prohibited.  R-rated stories are allowed but discouraged. Judges are not required to read stories over 20,000 words or any R-rated stories.

2. All entries must be submitted under The Cost of Everything Challenge (2015-3) sub-category of SIYE Challenges and be submitted by midnight SIYE Time, Saturday, August 15, 2015.

3. Only completed stories will be accepted.  Multiple chapters are allowed as long as all the requirements are in the chapters and the story is completed by the deadline.  All stories still go through the same approval process as normal submissions.  Please don't wait till the last minute.

4. The categories for judging are Best Overall, Most Discombobulated, Most Revealing, and The People’s Choice Award.

Sir Ollivander on 2015.07.02 - 05:15PM ()

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