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A Christmas Vow [M (R)]
by Alexannah
[Reviews: 6]
Category: Hogwarts Castle
One Christmas Eve, after a particularly unpleasant Occlumency lesson, Severus is visited by a ghost. Lily is furious over how he has treated her son—a...
Last Updated: 2015/03/04
Chapters: 3 ~ Completed: No ~ Words: 3325

Cupid’s Debt to Dumbledore or Thanks to a Venereal Rat with Wings [T (PG-13)]
by Betz
[Reviews: 2]
Category: Potions Under Duress
A response to the 2005 Valentine's Day Carny Ride challenge issued by MsJessicaAllen on WIKTT. Hermione is a lone rider on "The Tunnel of Love" until ...
Last Updated: 2015/03/03
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 10065

Before I Saw Your Face [MA (NC-17)]
by Subversa
[Reviews: 23]
Category: Potions Under Duress
Two years post-war, the world is settling again into a regular rhythm. The Boy Who Lived has a lover and a new business, and his two best friends are ...
Last Updated: 2015/03/01
Chapters: 5 ~ Completed: No ~ Words: 17348

Unexpected Bedfellows [T (PG-13)]
by articcat621
[Reviews: 2]
Category: Azkaban Prison
Category: Hogwarts Castle
After waking up in bed with a former Death Eater, Hermione panics and is eager to put the ordeal from her mind. However, she just can’t get him out of...
Last Updated: 2015/02/28
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 1643

Playing a New Game [M (R)]
by Ladymage Samiko
[Reviews: 5]
Category: Potions Under Duress
Category: Malfoy Manor
Hermione and Snape get along fairly well as housemates following the war when the invitation to the Anniversary Ball causes Hermione to take a good, l...
Last Updated: 2015/02/27
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 8290

Pet Haiku [K+ (PG)]
by MHaydn
[Reviews: 2]
Category: Category: Poetry: Haiku
About two sisters...
Last Updated: 2015/02/27
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 15

A Place in the World [M (R)]
by noodle
[Reviews: 271]
Category: Potions Under Duress
Apart from it being an artefact of considerable antiquity, no one at the Department Of Mysteries could determine what it was. It was taken from the bo...
Last Updated: 2015/02/24
Chapters: 32 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 254751

Tale As Old As Time [M (R)]
by articcat621
[Reviews: 11]
Category: Shrieking Shack
This is their story, of the girl who tamed the beast within....
Last Updated: 2015/02/21
Chapters: 5 ~ Completed: No ~ Words: 5462

Dark Veela [K+ (PG)]
by kittyperry
[Reviews: 410]
Category: Potions Under Duress
Severus Snape lies dying in the Shrieking Shack when he sees a vision of his mother....
Last Updated: 2015/02/21
Chapters: 39 ~ Completed: No ~ Words: 171025

Draco Malfoy and the Jewels of Power [T (PG-13)]
by MHaydn
[Reviews: 6]
Category: Malfoy Manor
Courage and determination save the day....
Last Updated: 2015/02/21
Chapters: 3 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 3972

Traveling With Her Soul In His Pocket [MA (NC-17)]
by TeddyRadiator
[Reviews: 10]
Category: Potions Under Duress
Ever since her second year, Hermione’s relationship with Professor Snape has been complicated. How can she explain to him how the touch of his wool ro...
Last Updated: 2015/02/21
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 7678

All I Want [T (PG-13)]
by Dreamy_Dragon
[Reviews: 4]
Category: Hogwarts Castle
Category: Forbidden Forest
Some things never change. Or do they?...
Last Updated: 2015/02/21
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 1137

Of Myth and Magic [T (PG-13)]
by Wonk
[Reviews: 10]
Category: Potions Under Duress
She knew it wasn't good for her, standing here like this, waiting for something that wasn't there to appear. Something spectacular to happen between m...
Last Updated: 2015/02/21
Chapters: 2 ~ Completed: No ~ Words: 2668

Dragons in the Dungeon [K+ (PG)]
by MsTree
[Reviews: 30]
Category: Potions Under Duress
This story is a sequel to Velvet Song's "Damsels and Dragons". Severus apparently has not conquered the curse after all, or is there something else go...
Last Updated: 2015/02/21
Chapters: 9 ~ Completed: No ~ Words: 22906

Saying Goodbye [M (R)]
by Pikachu
[Reviews: 3]
Category: Hogwarts Castle
They never got to say goodbye....
Last Updated: 2015/02/12
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 36

The Alchemist's Agenda [MA (NC-17)]
by baylor713
[Reviews: 35]
Category: Hogwarts Castle
Witches and wizards have always carried the burden of their allegiances to the dark or to the light. The choice to follow one or the other dictates a ...
Last Updated: 2015/02/12
Chapters: 19 ~ Completed: No ~ Words: 33597

Every Saint Is An Accident [MA (NC-17)]
by TeddyRadiator
[Reviews: 9]
Category: Hogwarts Castle
Petunia Evans saw her sister as the the symbol of perfection she could never attain. Severus Snape saw her as the ultimate woman he could never win. T...
Last Updated: 2015/02/09
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 14391

Occultation [M (R)]
by nagandsev
[Reviews: 6]
Category: Hogwarts Castle
Hermione goes to Xenophilius' art gallery opening. How could Occultation not occur? ...
Last Updated: 2015/02/08
Chapters: 2 ~ Completed: No ~ Words: 6167

The Leather-Bound Promise [M (R)]
by Helena Rickman
[Reviews: 51]
Category: Potions Under Duress
Snape is in a bad place following the war. Hermione wants to help. Can they find enough in common to become friends, maybe more?...
Last Updated: 2015/02/02
Chapters: 12 ~ Completed: No ~ Words: 15958

Cantata for Three Voices in G Major [MA (NC-17)]
by wirefish1
[Reviews: 3]
Category: Potions Under Duress
The war's over, Voldemort's destroyed, and Hermione has strong-armed the boys into returning for their delayed seventh year. The wizarding world is no...
Last Updated: 2015/01/25
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: No ~ Words: 2893

Unintended Consequences [M (R)]
by Wolfpack89
[Reviews: 15]
Category: Potions Under Duress
Severus is lonely. Hermione is confused. What happens when a student's spell goes astray?...
Last Updated: 2015/01/21
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 5991

The Secret Life of Severus Snape [T (PG-13)]
by OzRatbag2
[Reviews: 26]
Category: Potions Under Duress
When Eileen Snape listened to the hushed warnings of her sister, Kathleen, little did she realise that her decisions regarding her son's education wou...
Last Updated: 2015/01/19
Chapters: 8 ~ Completed: No ~ Words: 16436

Time's Arrow [MA (NC-17)]
by Proulxes
[Reviews: 66]
Category: Potions Under Duress
More ancient time travel! Hermione and Severus are thrown into an adventure that will explore the very origins of time itself.......
Last Updated: 2015/01/18
Chapters: 9 ~ Completed: No ~ Words: 45937

Blood and Vows [MA (NC-17)]
by nagandsev
[Reviews: 59]
Category: Malfoy Manor
Shame almost befalls the Malfoy name when Draco is revealed to be infertile. So up steps Lucius—after all: 'The pureblood lineage must continue... at ...
Last Updated: 2015/01/17
Chapters: 9 ~ Completed: No ~ Words: 29226

Best for Last [MA (NC-17)]
by Savva
[Reviews: 8]
Category: Potions Under Duress
A chance encounter that led to a crush, passion, hurt and finally hope....
Last Updated: 2015/01/13
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 8838

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Many Thanks, Part 5 [K (G)]
by dracontia
[Reviews: 3]
Category: Malfoy Manor
The day after Christmas, Scorpius dutifully sits down with quill, ink, and parchment. Another “A Credit to Their Houses” sequel, set in our trio’s Fri...
Last Updated: 2015/02/26
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 127

Body Language [T (PG-13)]
by articcat621
[Reviews: 2]
Category: Potions Under Duress
Category: GrangerSnape100
A small, intimate moment between them. ...
Last Updated: 2015/02/17
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 155

Half-pecked [K (G)]
by stgulik
[Reviews: 3]
Category: GrangerSnape100
Further adventures of Granger & Snape, wand core hunters...
Last Updated: 2015/02/16
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 126

Many Thanks, Part 4 [K (G)]
by dracontia
[Reviews: 3]
Category: Malfoy Manor
The day after Christmas, Scorpius dutifully sits down with quill, ink, and parchment. . Another “A Credit to Their Houses” sequel, set in our trio’s F...
Last Updated: 2015/01/31
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 104

1998. June 20. Sunset. [T (PG-13)]
by Savva
[Reviews: 6]
Category: GrangerSnape100
Category: Potions Under Duress
Just a short conversation in a moonlit garden. Drabble....
Last Updated: 2015/01/24
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 332

As the Confetti Rained Down [K+ (PG)]
by articcat621
[Reviews: 3]
Category: Potions Under Duress
Category: GrangerSnape100
Hermione, Severus, and their daughter share a small moment during the Christmas season....
Last Updated: 2015/01/16
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 149

Vampire!Hermione Relapsed [MA (NC-17)]
by Amita
[Reviews: 3]
Category: Hogwarts Castle
Chronicle of a descent. Not much is held back. ...
Last Updated: 2015/01/14
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 3465

Many Thanks, Part 3 [K (G)]
by dracontia
[Reviews: 3]
Category: Malfoy Manor
The day after Christmas, Scorpius dutifully sits down with quill, ink, and parchment. Some notes inspire a reply. Another “A Credit to Their Houses” s...
Last Updated: 2015/01/11
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 238

Many Thanks, Part 2 [K (G)]
by dracontia
[Reviews: 6]
Category: Malfoy Manor
The day after Christmas, Scorpius dutifully sits down with quill, ink, and parchment--for which he also shows due gratitude. Another “A Credit to Thei...
Last Updated: 2015/01/06
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 148

A Very Long Christmas Eve Day [K+ (PG)]
by articcat621
[Reviews: 2]
Category: Potions Under Duress
Category: GrangerSnape100
Hermione and Severus are woken up by their son, Silas....
Last Updated: 2015/01/05
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 164

Many Thanks, Part 1 [K (G)]
by dracontia
[Reviews: 4]
Category: Malfoy Manor
Category: Weasley's Wizarding Wheezes
The day after Christmas, Scorpius dutifully sits down with quill, ink, and parchment. Another “A Credit to Their Houses” sequel, set in our trio’s Fri...
Last Updated: 2014/12/29
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 166

Vampire!Hermione Rescued [MA (NC-17)]
by Amita
[Reviews: 6]
Category: Potions Under Duress
An innocuous adventure....
Last Updated: 2014/11/29
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 1314

Family Tendencies [K (G)]
by dracontia
[Reviews: 4]
Category: Hogwarts Castle
Once upon a time, a boy went to his grandfather’s funeral and came home with a magical toy. Four years later, something came of it. Sequel to ‘Our Cou...
Last Updated: 2014/11/13
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 218

Jester Justice: A Meme-Based Drabble [K (G)]
by dracontia
[Reviews: 2]
Category: Weasley's Wizarding Wheezes
Being heroic is thirsty work. (It’s a drabble—if I say more, the summary will be longer than the story!)...
Last Updated: 2014/11/07
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 410

Coming Through [K+ (PG)]
by Ladymage Samiko
[Reviews: 3]
Category: GrangerSnape100
Category: Potions Under Duress
Hermione rushes back to save Severus....
Last Updated: 2014/11/07
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 114

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The Madmans Den [T (PG-13)]
by DraculaRulez
[Reviews: 0]
Category: Category: Poetry: Free Form
We take a look into Severus Snape's initiation into becoming a Death Eater, seen through the eyes of Narcissa Black....
Last Updated: 2010/04/02
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 132

Somewhere Over the Rainbow [K+ (PG)]
by Keppiehed
[Reviews: 5]
Category: Short Story
When Lucille has a transition to make, she finds comfort in the keepsakes from her lifetime. Can her son understand what her memories mean to her?...
Last Updated: 2010/03/29
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 1457

A Place of Sorrow [M (R)]
by Keppiehed
[Reviews: 4]
Category: Short Story
A tale of siblings and growing up. Alas, the threshold from to adulthood looms for Ben and Josie. What happens in those fevered days might shape the r...
Last Updated: 2010/03/22
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 1728

Defining Love [K+ (PG)]
by DraculaRulez
[Reviews: 0]
Category: Category: Poetry: Free Form
How do you define love? I've been told to define love so here goes....
Last Updated: 2010/03/18
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 103

I am coming [K (G)]
by DraculaRulez
[Reviews: 0]
Category: Category: Poetry: Free Form
How did you suddenly change from my friend's brother to the one I love?...
Last Updated: 2010/03/16
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 91

Enid [T (PG-13)]
by sunny33
[Reviews: 11]
Category: Short Story
Category: Short Story
A doctor discovers he does not always really know his patients....
Last Updated: 2010/03/14
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 448

Is it love? [K+ (PG)]
by DraculaRulez
[Reviews: 0]
Category: Category: Poetry: Free Form
How do you know when you are in love? Is it when that someone is always on your mind or is it something entirely different?...
Last Updated: 2010/03/04
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 97

Will you remember? [T (PG-13)]
by DraculaRulez
[Reviews: 0]
Category: Category: Poetry: Free Form
What if you could be with the one you love, but they have amnesia... what would you do?...
Last Updated: 2010/02/27
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 237

How Alpine Skiing Was Invented [K+ (PG)]
by Moreteadk
[Reviews: 1]
Category: Short Story
Once upon a time there was only cross country skiing......
Last Updated: 2010/02/18
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 1116

Hole [K+ (PG)]
by TheDeepEnd
[Reviews: 2]
Category: Category: Poetry: Free Form
This was written for a dream I had. ...
Last Updated: 2010/02/15
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 356

Bonfire of my Heart [K+ (PG)]
by oohdear
[Reviews: 2]
Category: Category: Poetry: Free Form
just a bit of free poetry...
Last Updated: 2010/01/14
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 56

Let it Go [K (G)]
by potterbrat
[Reviews: 15]
Category: Short Story
Category: Potions Under Duress
Third annual Christmas Filk. A reminder of why we're obsessed with the Harry Potter Books. ...
Last Updated: 2009/12/21
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 261

Where I'm From [K+ (PG)]
by sara lady dalian
[Reviews: 0]
Category: Category: Poetry: Free Form
Writing exercise written for my mother for the christmas holidays....
Last Updated: 2009/12/06
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 212

Awakening from the Dream [K (G)]
by kittylefish
[Reviews: 2]
Category: Category: Poetry: Free Form
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One day I woke up to the truth about my existence....
Last Updated: 2009/11/18
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 37

As Your Slave [T (PG-13)]
by MystressXOXO
[Reviews: 1]
Category: Category: Poetry: Other
A poem I wrote for Loui to honor her 'Teacher's Pet' fic over on The Hex Files. Written from Harry's PoV....
Last Updated: 2009/11/16
Chapters: 1 ~ Completed: Yes ~ Words: 152

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Grey Socks, or Show Me [T (PG-13)]
by Savva
[Reviews: 6]
Category: Shrieking Shack
This story was written for the Granger Enchanted Valentine's Day challenge. Prompt - his curse, his ...

Beautiful Disaster [MA (NC-17)]
by Darkrivertempest
[Reviews: 12]
Category: Malfoy Manor
Determined not to feel sorry for herself on a lonely Valentine’s Day, Hermione decides to indulge in ...

Hot Chocolate [MA (NC-17)]
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[Reviews: 21]
Category: Potions Under Duress
Category: Malfoy Manor
A Valentine's for Hermione ...

Valentine's Day [MA (NC-17)]
by tonksinger
[Reviews: 51]
Category: Potions Under Duress
It's Valentine's Day, the most miserable day of the year for Severus and Hermione. They would like n ...

Finding Mr. Right [K (G)]
by magalena
[Reviews: 14]
Category: Malfoy Manor
Starts out where the epilogue left off. Draco runs into Hermione at the train station after seeing t ...

On Greenstone Lake [T (PG-13)]
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[Reviews: 17]
Category: Potions Under Duress
Unspeakable Granger goes on a field trip and discovers more than she bargained for. A Valentine's St ...


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