| ||Rating: 15+||Story Reviews: 637|
Characters: Gryffindor, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw, Slytherin, OC, OtherCanon
Genre(s): General, Romance, Action/Adventure
Pairings: Other Pairing
Status: Work In Progress|
First Published: 2005.09.09
Last Published Chapter: 2016.03.27
Last Updated: 2016.03.27
Favorite Story Of: 519 users
| ||Advisory: Mild Language, Mild Violence, Scenes of a Mild Sexual Nature|
|The HPFF Dobby Awards: Winner - Best Founders Era (2008)|
|The lives of the Four Founders of the legendary school of Hogwarts has remained a mystery - until now. This story follows the founders as they meet for the first time, as they face struggles in their lives and as their bond of friendship is pushed to the limits. This is a story of adventure, tragedy, betrayal and friendship. Find out just how Hogwarts came to be and learn a little more about the heroes we know so little about...|
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Find out how Godric Gryffindor came into the world...
Ten years have passed and Godric works as a stable-boy at the castle...
Lord Schreiver invites the king and queen to stay at his castle
The king arrives at Lord Schreiver's castle.
|5||That Fateful Day
The royals are looking forward to their visit but it will certainly not run smoothly as far as their daughter is concerned.
Salazar Slytherin is introduced to the story but is not quite the Slytherin people know today
Godric arrives in Ireland and Salazar becomes Lord of lower England
|8||A Little Charm Goes A Long Way
Godric apprehensively goes to the Hufflepuff castle but will they turn out to be anything like what he thinks?
|9||Through The Snow
Salazar has to leave his family behind as he takes up his new role as Lord of Lower England
|10||A Most Unwelcome Guest
A guest that is not too welcome in a certain person's opinion arrives at the castle...
Salazar must go the the Hufflepuff castle but will the king let him?
|12||A Good Shot
The four founders all meet for the very first time
Whilst either Helga or Godric have to learn along with Salazar, the other will have to keep Rowena out of the way so that she doesn't discover their secret...
|14||A Big Mistake
After Godric's discovery things will certainly change but some won't be for the better.
Rowena is forced to return to her home in London, leaving everything she wants behind and is being forced into a marriage she despises. A certain conversation is overheard and it can cause only trouble, due to the ears that hear every word.
|16||No Smoke Without Fire
Benedick is chosen by the king to travel to the Hufflepuff castle and it is all likely to end in tears
The aftermath of the fire...
After escaping the terrible blaze at Hufflepuff castle Godric and Helga go to see Lord Schreiver.
|19||The Past Hurts
Godric and Helga make it to Lord Schreiver's castle but he has something rather big to tell Godric.
Helga is to stay with a witch whilst Godric ventures to Finland and Rowena gets some good news...
5 years have passed...
What has become of Rowena Ravenclaw...?
|23||The Serpent Whisperer
Salazar returns to his Uncle's home...
|24||An Urge For Adventure
Helga is worried that Godric will want to leave again and an announcement is made in the village...
Godric and Helga must make their way to the King's castle but their journey will not run smoothly...
|26||A Little Assistance
Find out who Godric and Helga's captors are...
|27||Stand And Deliver!
Will Salazar help Godric with his plan...?
It's time for Godric to see Rowena but, because she has thought him dead for so long, her reaction may not be what he expected...
|29||A Narrow Escape
Godric heads back to the castle, convinced that Rowena still loves him. With security in and out very tight, will he manage to get there in time to stop the wedding...?
Godric and Rowena have made it out of the King's castle but will they make it to safety and freedom...?
|31||Just A Thought
The four founders find their way to Hogsmeade...
Hogwarts slowly takes shape and more plans are made...
|33||The Parting Of The Ways
It is time for the founders to go their seperate ways, in search of students for their school...
Three years have passed since the founders went their seperate ways...
Godric and Rowena have a difficult decision to make: help Gwen and risk being discovered by the law or leave her behind...
We find out how Salazar and Belle are getting on with their search in London...
|37||A Helping Hand
We find out how Helga is getting on with recruiting students in Ireland and what problems may have arisen...
After discovering another potential student, Salazar finds himself in a predicament...
Godric and Rowena must make their way back to Scotland with Gwen but their journey will not be easy...
The Founders finally return to Hogsmeade and their school is almost complete...
Hogwarts is ready to accept students but Salazar has other things on his mind besides teaching...
Even the four founders don't possess all the confidence you'd expect...
|43||The Grand Feast
At long last, the students have finally arrived at Hogwarts!
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