| ||Rating: Mature||Story Reviews: 522|
Characters: Harry, Ron, Hermione, Luna, Ginny, OC, OtherCanon
Genre(s): Fluff, Humor, Romance
Pairings: Other Pairing, Harry/Ginny, Ron/Hermione
First Published: 2008.04.07
Last Published Chapter: 2009.02.05
Last Updated: 2009.02.05
Favorite Story Of: 564 users
| ||Advisory: Mild Language, Mild Violence, Scenes of a Mild Sexual Nature, Substance Use or Abuse|
|The HPFF Dobby Awards: Winner - Best Post Hogwarts (2008)|
|2008 Dobby Winner for Best Post-Hogwarts|
Luna moves to Dorset, following her graduation, to work as assistant and apprentice of the famous naturalist Newt Scamander, whom she admired from childhood. It is there that she becomes the sudden interest of Rolf, the spoiled, yet most handsome grandson of her mentor, and where she falls madly for him. Follow Luna and Rolf as they embark on a journey to find love, peace, maturity and…Crumpled Horned Snorkaks.
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|1||A new day, a new life
It's Luna’s graduation day, but saying goodbye to her childhood playground might as well be the hardest thing she will ever have to do.
|2||The frightening routine of growing up
Xenophilius Lovegood learns to say goodbye to his only daughter, and in return Luna realizes, during a quick journey by Knight Bus, just how many wonderful and terrible things she has been through. The path to adulthood is just at its beginning.
|3||Pride and humbleness
It was a long day for Luna, by the end of which both her life and Rolf’s would take a new twist, as he will witness a scene by the seaside that will profoundly confuse him and will determine the young man to get to the bottom of it.
|4||Curiosity killed the cat
There are some events in life for which we can’t blame the heat.
|5||The trials of an untested heart
There are some situations in life that require a certain degree of maturity -such as Rolf’s sudden interest in the odd, yet most charming assistant of his grandfather or Luna’s estrangement from her past- a maturity that neither of them posses but which both seek to gain.
|6||Coup de foudre
This is a night in which surprises will be unraveled, confessions will be made and at which end’s Luna and Rolf will find themselves different.
Confusion finally settles in, anxiety and fear burn to cinder souls and in the midst of all the chaos, jealousy pushes Rolf into doing something that, on a regular basis, he would have found degrading. But ever since Luna, nothing about his life seems to make sense anymore.
In which Rolf gives the earring back, Luna loses a bet and both win something.
|9||Love is a catching disease
There are journeys that commence with a step, some with a glance on the map but for people like Luna and Rolf, it all begins with a kiss.
|10||The Mark on Her Heart
What's in a moment?
|11||A Taste of Rolf Scamander
Rolf takes Luna to the Muggle town nearby the Scamander house, just like he promised he would in the forests of Scotland.
Luna and Rolf attend the birthday party of an old acquaintance of both: Blaise Zabini. An interesting yet confusing talk with Cassandra Zabini will lead Luna to some startling observations.
|13||Stairway to Heaven
In which Rolf and Luna will cross a boundary that neither expected to cross in the first place.
|14||Of Uncomfortable Questions and Adequate Answers
Luna has always seen the world in a different light, which in a way has enabled her to perceive things that others missed. But of what she has always been completely ignorant is, in fact, the real human kind and its complexity. She trusts Rolf to sort it all out.
|15||Meet the Parents, Part I
The Scamanders are an odd mixture of characters, thoughts and ideas. The question that lingers on the back of everyoneís mind is whether Luna fits or not in their world. Alexander Scamander has got an opinion of his own, much to his sonís disapproval.
|16||Meet the Parents, Part II
If one presumes that the Scamanders are odd, then they havenít met the Lovegoods.
Luna and Rolf attend another party but this time, things take a twist that neither realized it would.
|18||A not so merry Christmas
Christmas has never felt like this for neither Rolf, nor Luna. But their little world is about to be shaken by an unexpected event.
|19||Bone of contention
Thereís Zabini and thereís Luna...
Itís just now that Luna sees what she has been missing for the past months.
Rolf wakes up and finds the letter that Luna has written, which in the end is all thatís left of them.
|22||Always on my mind
Some people leave an imprint in your soul forever.
|23||My life is Grey if You are not in It
Newt Scamander makes his grandson promise that no matter what he would go looking for happiness. Itís so happens that Rolfís happiness resides in Luna.
Rolf arrives at 12, Grimmauld Place where he confesses to Harry and Ginny his worries and his guilt. Will they tell him where Luna is?
This is it, my friends...The end of our story!
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