| ||Rating: Mature||Story Reviews: 461|
Characters: Harry, Ron, Hermione, Neville, Luna, Draco, Ginny, Teddy, OtherCanon
Genre(s): Drama, Mystery, Romance
Pairings: Harry/Ginny, Ron/Hermione
First Published: 2008.02.18
Last Published Chapter: 2008.10.10
Last Updated: 2009.09.21
Favorite Story Of: 392 users
| ||Advisory: Mild Language, Strong Violence, Scenes of a Mild Sexual Nature, Sensitive Topic/Issue/Theme, Contains Spoilers|
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The Battle of Hogwarts is over. Voldemort has been defeated. This should be a time of celebration, but for Harry and the other survivors, the battle has yet to be truly won.
Currently undergoing minor revision and expansion. (6/5/09)
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|1||Descent into Darkness
My thanks to JKR for creating all these wonderfully memorable and complex characters. None of these are my own invention.
Harry is surprised by an unannounced visit from Ron and Hermione. Will their invitation help Harry begin living again?
|3||Coming of Age
It is Ginny's birthday. The whole family has gathered. How will they react to Harry's return. Will Ginny be able to forgive him for leaving again?
Harry receives unsettling news from Ron about Hermione's family. He meets with an unexpected source to ask for assistance.
|5||Return to Hogwarts
Our friends return to their home away from home.
|6||Working Like House Elves
The returning-seventh-years learn their schedules aren't exactly what they had in mind when they came back to Hogwarts.
A date, a trip to Hosgmeade, and a meeting with a reporter...
|8||Under the Oak Tree
Harry tells Hermione what he's learned about her parents. Malfoy's return stirs up unwanted memories.
|10||Time to Say Goodbye
The much-anticipated Gryffindor vs. Ravenclaw Quidditch match has unexpected results.
|11||A New Day
Another day passes at St. Mungos.
Percy shares news of Ginny's attack with Minister Shacklebolt. Kingsley makes a few housecalls.
Ginny arrives back at the Burrow and an unexpected visitor arrives to make amends.
|14||The Seeker Returns
Ginny returns to Hogwarts to find Ron, Hermione, and Harry hard at work.
|15||Gryffindor vs. Slytherin
The Slytherin team was expecting to soundly beat the Gryffindors. They didn't plan on Harry getting in their way.
Edited 6/15/09 Long-forgotten memories return.
Harry and Ginny have things to discuss.
|18||Home for the Holidays
Our favorite Hogwarts students go home for the holidays.
Christmas holidays bring two unexpected reunions.
|20||Christmas Day with the Grangers
Hermione and her parents return home. Hermione has some explaining to do.
The returning-seventh-years take a very informative tour of the Ministry. Valentine's Day arrives.
Harry, Ron, and Hermione get closer to an answer to who is behind the plot against Harry.
|24||Out of the Ashes
Harry, Ron, and Hermione experience another tragic blow.
Ginny attempts to help Harry as he comes to terms with the loss of Grimmauld Place.
Draco paced the darkened corridors. How had he allowed himself to end up here? The events from earlier in the day echoed through his mind....
|27||Meetings in the Night
The first anniversary of the Battle of Hogwarts draws near.
The wedding of the year begins.
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