| ||Rating: Mature||Story Reviews: 467|
Characters: Harry, Oliver, Pansy, Albus, James (II), Rose, Scorpius, OC, OtherCanon
Genre(s): Drama, Romance, Angst
Era: Next Generation
Pairings: Other Pairing, Rose/Scorpius
First Published: 2014.07.09
Last Published Chapter: 2016.08.07
Last Updated: 2017.08.01
Favorite Story Of: 251 users
| ||Advisory: Contains profanity, Mild violence, Scenes of a mild sexual nature, Substance abuse, Sensitive topic/issue/theme|
|The HPFF Dobby Awards: Winner - Best Dialogue (2014)|
The Dobby Awards: Winner - Best Dialogue | The Golden Paw Awards: Winner - Best Dialogue | Gryffindor Story of the Month
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"and I think it was the shock of his kindness that finally made me lose control"
A story of complicated friendships, dysfunctional families, incompetent aurors and a surprise ally in Albus Severus Potter.
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|1||Welcome to the Madhouse
I took advantage of his intense concentration to steal three of his roast potatoes.
|2||The Chosen Son is Single Again
“Ah, but I’m a Slytherin, remember? No need to be chivalrous or follow through with my promises.”
|3||Albus Potter Has A Hero Complex
"I don't do joyful. I do cool and cutting."
|4||Shopping with Scorpius Malfoy
“Is that an affectionate glare I spy?”
|5||In Which Cassie Misses The Train
“You slept with Potter? Smaller Potter?”
|6||In Which Slughorn Makes A Choice
Moving felt like far too much effort.
|7||In Which There Are Prefect Patrols
“If you call me Ollster again I swear to Salazar I will hurt you”
|8||In Which Questions Are Asked
“You’re all cuddly looking. Like a pygmy puff."
|9||In Which Scorpius Is A Moody Cow
Something I hadn’t anticipated was the arrival of Rose Weasley in my life.
|10||In Which Quidditch Is Played
Luckily Scor’s love for Quidditch overrides his hatred for Gryffindors.
|11||In Which Slytherins Speculate
For somebody that generally hates physical contact, I seem to spend a ridiculous quantity of time in Al Potter’s arms.
|12||In Which Breakfast is Traumatic
“It’s because, Rosie,” Louis said solemnly. “You’re not very bright.”
|13||In Which Louis Weasley Dances
“Can we be best friends again now please?”
|14||In Which Things Get A Little Bit More Complicated
My mother, predictably, burst into tears.
|15||In Which The Moron Has A Heart
“Because caring’s not what we do. We argue and insult each other,” I mumbled through a mouthful of waffle.
|16||In Which Al Sits Still
“I thoroughly approve of your snack choices,” Al grinned.
|17||In Which It All Goes Wrong
“You’re a moron,” Katie said, frowning at her son.
|18||In Which It Gets Worse Before It Gets Better
I stopped talking and focussed on breathing instead.
|19||In Which Al Talks
I screwed myself up into a tighter ball.
|20||In Which It Keeps Raining
“You’re so pretty. You’ll never be prettier than you are now. Make the most of it.”
|21||In Which There Isn't That Much Hope
“Leave it. Nobody important rings the bell."
|22||In Which Lies are Told
I was the worst prefect ever.
|23||In Which There Are Surprises
Their kiss was fierce and looked like it was actually probably quite dangerous, given that we were all thirty feet off the ground.
|24||In Which Olivia Likes Cuddles After All
"I always knew he was a scoundrel."
|25||In Which Mysteries Are Solved
“It must be nice to have a reason to get up in the morning,” Clara said. “I’m going to stay in bed in my pyjamas all day. On account of the fact that I am apparently completely undesirable and don’t have a date.”
|26||In Which Family Matters
"I want everything to stop being so complicated."
|27||In Which Ripples are Made
Rose hugged me until Louis had to prise her away from me.
|28||In Which Stories are Told
“You’re a wise one, baby Potter.”
|29||In Which It's More Than Just Quidditch
“Be ruthless,” Scor instructed.
|30||In Which Everyone Sleeps in the Hospital Wing
“I don’t want to lose him. He’s one of the best people I know.”
|31||In Which There Is An Unwelcome Visitor
“Sounds like Rose,” I sighed. “If in doubt, find a book.”
|32||In Which Happiness Can Be Easy
For the first time in a very long time, it felt like things didn’t need to be complicated.
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