Well, Ginny and Harry are found, Molly's blood pressure is subsiding below volcanic levels, and the people have clearly decided that our authours treated us to some wonderful fanfic literature!
Congratulations to all contributors -- every entry received votes for at least some categories and no selection was unanimous. That said, our champions for 2018-1 are:
Most Romantic: For Luck by melindaleo
Most Adventuresome: Odyssey to the Orient by potterfan2008
Best Overall: Odyssey to the Orient by potterfan2008
People's Choice: Odyssey to the Orient by potterfan2008
Sincere appreciation to MG, OB, HG and YK for your dilligent evaluations!
And now, on to our voter-selected topic for Challenge 2018-2:
Tis the Valentines feast at Hogwarts, and something is odd. The pumpkin juice tastes suspiciously good, and all who drink it are behaving strangely. Uh oh.
The topic was based on a suggestion by Gin110881. Awards will be made for Most Humourous, Most Unexpected, Best Overall, and People's Choice. Please stay tuned for a followup announcement in about a week, specifying rules for Challenge 2018-2, and opening the voting process on possible topics for Challenge 2018-3.