| ||Rating: Mature||Story Reviews: 813|
Characters: Harry, Ron, Hermione, Hagrid, Sirius, Voldemort, Fred, Ginny
Genre(s): Horror/Dark, Romance, Angst
Pairings: Harry/Ginny, Arthur/Molly, Bill/Fleur, Remus/Tonks, Ron/Hermione
First Published: 2007.03.02
Last Published Chapter: 2010.02.19
Last Updated: 2010.02.19
Favorite Story Of: 280 users
| ||Advisory: Mild Language, Strong Violence, Scenes of a Sexual Nature, Substance Use or Abuse, Sensitive Topic/Issue/Theme|
|Life isnt meant to be hard, but try telling this to 16 year old Harry Potter, who carries the weight of the world on his shoulders. Follow Harry as he deals with his violent family, his true family, and every hardship that Voldemort can throw at him, and more. (NB: this is an alternate universe, where Sirius Black did survive the Ministry scandal)|
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|1||Chapter 1 Number 4 Privit Drive
“DON’T TAKE THAT TONE WITH ME BOY OR YOU WON’T LIVE TO REGRET IT!”
|2||Chapter 2 Weasley Dilemma
“SWEET MOTHER OF MERLIN THAT’S AMAZING! I CAN ACTUALLY HEAR YOU! HEY! HEY HARRY IM ON A FELEPHONE!”
|3||Chapter 3 Egg Fight!
|4||Chapter 4 The Proposal
“I know.” He said simply, as he turned to face his Godfather with a small smile. “But since were on the subject of questions, where do babies come from?”
|5||Chapter 5 A Place to call Home
“You know one day I’ll be getting a tattoo like yours.”
|6||Chapter 6 An Overactive Imagination
“You’d be like heaven to touch, I wanna hold you so much”
|7||Chapter 7 A Mutual Understanding
“Jene sais pas anglais?” She replied.
|8||Chapter 8 Cooking for an Army
|9||Chapter 9 Vernon's Curse
“Don’t ‘hello’ me in that tone. You’re back early. I have half a mind to kick you out right now.” He said loudly.
|10||Chapter 10: Boredom Takes Over
“YOU DESERVED EVERY THING YOU GOT!”
|11||Chapter 11 A Way Out
“Mitre 10 will be putting us out of business in a week!” He heard his Uncle ranting. “No body will want to buy drills from us with this raucous going on!”
|12||Chapter 12 An Escape Gone Wrong
|13||Chapter 13 Adrenaline
|14||Chapter 14 Uncle Vernon
He stood still as he observed his Uncle’s beaten appearance. He looked much the same as himself, but Harry noticed a large white patch running down the center of his Uncle’s chest, just poking out from under his hospital gown. He was sleeping softly, a large mask sitting over his mouth and nose, which regularly fogged up as he breathed in and out.
|15||Chapter 15 Jumping to Conclusions
“Ahhh all these Muggles.” He said rubbing his hands together. “Shame most of them are sick though.” He added as an after thought. “Well I’ll best go find the others, we won’t be long.”
|16||Chapter 16 St Mathis
“Yes. So, are you keeping up with your study?”
|17||Chapter 17 The Beast Inside
Suddenly they were inches apart, he could almost count every freckle in the light that shone from the house behind them. He could almost feel her breath upon his face as his mind cloud over.
|18||Chapter 18 Remembering
“Awww Sirius I’ve done something stupid. Something,” he paused before going on. “Something really stupid...........Aren’t you going to ask me what it was?”
|19||Chapter 19 SELF CONTROL!
|20||Chapter 20 Voldemort's Plans
Furthur delays at Gringotts bank
|21||Chapter 21 Birthday Celebrations
“And in that case, I’m sorry I called you a jackass.”
|22||Chapter 22 Return of the Half-Blood Prince
“Do you want to die…Harry?” they snarled. “Cedric sure didn’t.”
|23||Chapter 23 A Sticky Situation
“Harry’s missing,” he blurted out.
|24||Chapter 24 The Riddle House
“Don’t bother fighting Harry. You know you can’t win.”
|25||Chapter 25 Waiting
“No body goes into the field until I’m so happy I’m Mary freakin’ Poppins!”
|26||Chapter 26 Making Contact
“I don’t think you understand Potter. I could kill you right here.”
|27||Chapter 27 Proof of Life
“Oh Ronald dear, you’re awake!”
|28||Chapter 28 Traitors and Farters
Suddenly the silence was broken by the sound of a large fart that seemed to echo throughout The Burrow. Every body looked straight towards George, who had turned bright red from trying to hold in his laughter. Shaking with silent laughter his raised his head uncertainly, looking around at the many eyes peering at him.
|29||Chapter 29 The Tip-Off
“Mr Black, if Harry could hear you right now, what would you say to him?”
|30||Chapter 30 Rescues and Running Part I
"Why are you two snogging on camera?"
|31||Chapter 31 Rescues and Running Part II
"Last chance Potter. Tell me about the prophecy."
|32||Chapter 32 Remembering Harry
"I bet Death eaters don’t have this much fun," Harry said with a final laugh, leaning over to kiss Ginny’s cheek. She looked back up at him mischievously, her embarrassment fading now that it was just the two of them.
|33||Chapter 33 Caught?
Malfoy turned on the spot, still keeping his wand on Harry. "Father! I’ve got him!"
|34||Chapter 34 They're not going to let him go
"They’re not going to let him go," he said lowly, referring to Harry. "Are they?"
|35||Chapter 35 Burnt Hopes
"The rest of you," Voldemort continued. " Let Greyback do the honors, but I want Potter alive. Make sure he doesn’t kill the boy."
|36||Chapter 36 Truth and Lies
"Hello, Harry," a harsh voice said. "Welcome back."
|37||Chapter 37 Percy's Guilt
“What do you want from me?” Percy asked, as anger began coursing through his veins. “Just tell me what you want.”
|38||Chapter 38 Ginny's Words
“You think he’s dead,” Sirius stated, his voice toneless. “Don’t you.”
|39||Chapter 39 Untitled
“You saw me,” Harry said quietly, still looking at the ground. Snape’s head jerked up, looking at him with piercing eyes.
|40||Chapter 40 Remembering James and Lily
“I think it’s time,” Sirius replied firmly, still not looking at his friend. “That I do some serious drinking.”
|41||Chapter 41 Veritaserum, Cigars and Whisky
“Severus,” he began. “The Veritaserum.”
|42||Chapter 42 Taking Charge
“What are you going to do about the new demand?” he asked. “Obviously, we cannot release the high-security prisoners from Azkaban in exchange for Potters life.”
|43||Chapter 43 Snape's Betrayal
Ignoring this, Snape continued, stepping forward, his wand still pointed threateningly at Hugh. “Go to Edward Proctor, tell him you know where Harry Potter is.”
|44||Chapter 44 Getting it Right
“Expelliarmus!” Snape cried as Tonks felt her wand being pulled from her tight grip before she could defend herself. He dropped it to the ground and it lay there taunting her; her only chance of escape lying at the foot of Dumbledore's murderer.
|45||Chapter 45 St Mungos
“I told him about the prophecy,” Harry muttered to Sirius, knowing that he had to tell someone eventually.
|46||Chapter 46 Relief
“Potter’s not in this condition because the Death Eaters were bored,” Mad Eye began. “They wanted information, and we need to know exactly what he’s told them.”
|47||Chapter 47 Talking
“I look like hell,” Harry muttered under his breath.
|48||Chapter 48 Coming Home
“Are you sure you won’t stay?” Sirius asked again, hoping to Merlin that Harry would listen to reason. “You can barely stand.”
|49||Chapter 49 Discord Among Us
“You’re supposed to be my father!” Harry said in anger, knowing that his words would hurt Sirius. “You’re supposed to be on my side!”
|50||Chapter 50 Coming Clean
|51||Chapter 51 Discovering Regulus
He slowly pulled a wadded up handkerchief out of his dressing gown pocket. “We’re not even sure if this is it,” he muttered as he cautiously placed it on the bed, unfolded the thin material to reveal what it hid.
|52||Chapter 52 Remembering The Full Story
Harry almost felt sickened as he saw the subheading. “Just another victim?” he said scathingly. “They’re calling him a victim?”
|53||Chapter 53 Confessions and Heroics
“Harry, run!” Sirius yelled as he pushed him towards the staircase.
|54||Chapter 54 Untitled
“Ginny,” he began nervously. “I just-”
|55||Chapter 55 Reconcile
“Voldemort’s only just getting started.” What he had done was unimaginable, but Voldemort was far from finished with Harry.
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