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Here's my own splash for Trix
. Harry and Ginny are obviously Daniel and Bonnie from a Deathly Hallows promo shot. Wish I could find a credit for the little pic I found for Teri; it's very nearly perfect.
A huge round of thanks to readers who fueled my writing efforts here over the past several years.
No new projects planned, but stay tuned for some updates to Trix in the next while.
Don't just think about it -- do it! It's no secret that in canon, Harry spending a lot of time brooding, but what if circumstances wouldn't let him?
On Harry's twelfth birthday, Harry is suddenly swept away from Privet Drive, and thrown in with Ginny to foil a dastardly crime in progress. The resulting partnership ensures that nothing in their lives (or in the Wizarding World) will ever be the same. Join our intrepid duo as they act boldly and decisively, tackling one madcap challenge after another!
| Fuddle Fog & Fungus Bumps by GHL [Reviews - 45] |
** Winner of the February 2015 Dumbledore's Silver Trinket Award for Best Comedy **|
*** Winner of Humorous & Ingenious in the Home Alone Challenge ***
"I wonder what would happen if I mix this paste with that powder?"
Ginny honestly had no idea, but she was willing to wager that it could be a really funny way to extract sweet revenge. As she discretely placed the containers back into Fred's prank chest and relocked it, she would never have guessed that, several accidents later, she would become embroiled in the best punishment ever -- a weekend alone at the Burrow that would change her life forever!
PG - Home Alone Challenge (2015-1)
- Action/Adventure, Comedy, Humor - Warnings: Mild Language - Words: 18964
Completed: Yes - Chapters: 3 - Published: 2015.01.28 - Updated: 2015.02.13 - Hits: 9261
| Harry & Ginny, in the Chamber of Secrɘst by GHL [Reviews - 48] |
** Winner of the March 2015 Dumbledore's Silver Trinket Award for Best Comedy **|
*** Honorable Mention in The Portraits Challenge ***
This is all your fault! Yes, you know who you are... You couldn't let the kids rest on their Fuddle Fog laurels... Just had to request a sequel, yeah?
September, 1992: the action shifts to Hogwarts, where the hunt for a cursed diary is bogging down. With Ginny stuck in detention, Harry finds himself racing down an unfamiliar corridor, desperately fleeing a lovesick dyslexic. Blundering into a dead end, Harry evades capture and chances upon a brilliant stroke of luck: a gallery of grateful gossips, snitches and spies, all very eager to set our plucky protagonists back on the trail.
Will our delightful duo succumb to the 'Air of Slytherin'? And what about a DADA professor who (surprise, surprise) is not quite who he claims to be?
| Animal Quackers by GHL [Reviews - 28] |
A snake, a duck and some sheep -- OH MY!
Harry and Ginny may have overcome the Fuddle Fog, and survived the Chamber of 'Secrest', but now everything's gone Animal Quackers!
With Hermione torturing rats, Luna dreaming of sinister ducks, and everyone's favorite Yorkshire sheep making an appearance several hundred miles too far north, can Harry and Ginny thwart a nefarious dark plot before it's too late??
G - Alternate Universe
- Action/Adventure, Comedy, Crossover - Warnings: Mild Language - Words: 30900
Completed: Yes - Chapters: 4 - Published: 2016.11.01 - Updated: 2016.11.29 - Hits: 1963
| Biscuits Deferred by GHL [Reviews - 66] |
*** Winner of Best Overall in the The Potter Trunk Challenge ***
Shadows were closing in. Time grew short and options scarce... and so the young parents prepared a gift for their infant son.
Years later, their caring gesture nearly foundered... yet thanks to a dozen sacrificial biscuits, Harry Potter's twelfth birthday is graced by a single present -- one that will someday yield the greatest gifts of all.
| Splinters by GHL [Reviews - 258] |
** Winner of the July 2015 Dumbledore's Silver Trinket Award for Best Romance **
In the secret mists of time, a truth has been shattered. The path to victory has been cursed with despair... and nobody realizes it.
It is 1995 -- the summer of their discontent. Sequestered within the grimy walls of Grimmauld Place, Harry and Ginny begin having strange dreams of an era long past and events yet to come. Are the dreams somehow real? Is fate taunting them with tragic visions of doom, or are they being granted a precious chance to survive... and fall in love?
Note: this story presumes canon until Chapter 4 of OotP... beyond which things begin to go haywire.
PG-13 - Alternate Universe
- Drama, Romance - Warnings: Death, Mild Language, Mild Sexual Situations, Violence - Words: 175669
Completed: Yes - Chapters: 19 - Published: 2015.08.01 - Updated: 2016.03.06 - Hits: 28167
| The Prevailing Counterpoint by GHL [Reviews - 162] |
** Winner of the July 2014 Dumbledore's Silver Trinket Award for Best Completed **
"We can prevail," Ginny whispered. "I mean sooner. Not later. Not months and months of people dying and lives being torn apart..." As the summer of 1997 draws to a close, Harry and Ginny return to Hogwarts to forge unlikely alliances, protect the innocent, and dispel the encroaching darkness. Propelled by powerful convictions and enlightened by a reclusive pair of mystics, they glimpse an unlikely path to victory.
Making the most of every day in a race against the clock, our two protagonists move all of the pieces into place: teaching, learning and refining their way toward a perfect strategy to quell the mounting threat. But one sudden disaster tips their world on end: armed with love, humour and steadfast friendships, they careen wildly toward the ultimate clash.
This is a modest attempt to explore where Matt Fake-a-Smile's thrillers 'Taking Control' and 'Free Life' could have taken us if....
PG - Alternate Universe
- Action/Adventure, Drama, Humor, Romance - Warnings: Mild Language, Mild Sexual Situations - Words: 258832
Completed: Yes - Chapters: 24 - Published: 2014.03.02 - Updated: 2014.08.23 - Hits: 60348
| The Seeker Daughter by GHL [Reviews - 42] |
** Winner of the November 2014 Dumbledore's Silver Trinket Award for Best Drama **
*** Winner of Best Overall in the Quidditch Challenge ***
May 2004: It's being billed as the Hogwarts match of the decade! The best Gryffindor team in ages is set to clash against the sleek, defending champion Slytherins. Both squads are stacked with young stars whom Harry and Ginny have mentored, and the Potters are on-hand to mingle with their adoring acolytes. Yet amidst the excitement and good will, lurks a spectre of pain and betrayal -- a brilliant yet prickly Slytherin seeker whose bewildering legacy Harry knows he can no longer defer.
** Starting lineups posted! ** (click link; scroll half way down page)
This was actually supposed to follow another story ('Trix'; writing ongoing; posting to begin in November) but the Quidditch challenge came out too durned soon, so I'm trying to give you enough background for the current story to stand alone, without spoiling....
| Trix by GHL [Reviews - 97] |
** Winner of the July 2015 Dumbledore's Silver Trinket Award for Best Comedy **
"But now old friends are acting strange..." - Joni Mitchell.
Voldemort is dead; Harry and Ginny are in love and living the dream. What's not to like, right? Then, a sudden rash of strange incidents piques Harry's anxiety. After years of war, are people just having difficulty adjusting to peace? Or is someone out there playing dirty 'trix'?
The story is set three months after the end of 'The Prevailing Counterpoint', and builds on characters and events elaborated therein. TPC is probably not required reading if you accept that Dumbledore and Snape are dead; that Lupin, Tonks and Fred are alive, and that Slytherins are fundamentally neurotic.
PG-13 - Alternate Universe
- Action/Adventure, Angst, Humor - Warnings: Death, Mental Abuse, Mild Language, Mild Sexual Situations, Negative Alcohol Use, Violence/Physical Abuse - Words: 137139
Completed: Yes - Chapters: 14 - Published: 2014.11.07 - Updated: 2016.06.20 - Hits: 21262
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