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19 Years by marauder5

Rating: MatureStory Reviews: 2561
Chapters: 78
Words: 292290
Characters: Harry, Ron, Hermione, Arthur, Bill, Molly, Percy, Fleur, George, Ginny
Genre(s): Drama, Romance, Young Adult
Era: Post-Hogwarts
Pairings: Harry/Ginny, Arthur/Molly, Bill/Fleur, Ron/Hermione, Other Pairing
Status: Work In Progress
First Published: 2012.12.30
Last Published Chapter: 2018.01.16
Last Updated: 2018.01.17
Favorite Story Of: 820 users
Advisory: Contains profanity, Strong violence, Scenes of a sexual nature, Substance abuse, Sensitive topic/issue/theme, Spoilers

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The HPFF Dobby Awards: Winner - Best Minor Character for Fleur Delacour (2017)

The HPFF Dobby Awards: Winner - Best Canon (2017)

The HPFF Dobby Awards: Winner - Special Recognition for 2017!

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HPFF Special Recognition
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What happened during the nineteen years we never got to see, between the Battle of Hogwarts and the epilogue? Follow along the story of how our golden trio recovers from the war and rebuild the lives they fought so hard to be able to choose.

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Ch. # Chapter Title Word Count Reviews Read
1 Year 1: The First Day

In the morning after the Battle of Hogwarts, Harry walks into the Great Hall to see the aftermath of a battle that cost the lives of many of their loved ones.

4123 110
2 Year 1: The Final Journey

The Weasley family, Harry and Hermione leave Hogwarts to go back to the Burrow.

3917 60
3 Year 1: Hermione's Parents

Hermione has run off to Australia to find her parents. How will Ron react to the news, and what will meet her there?

4252 33
4 Year 1: Back to Hogwarts

Hogwarts is ready to open again. Some will return, other's won't. What will the seperation do to them?

3457 33
5 Year 1: September

It's September and the trials against the Death Eaters are starting. Meanwhile at Hogwarts, Ginny prepares for the upcoming Quidditch season with Gryffindor.

3133 25
6 Year 1: Hogsmeade

It's time for a trip to Hogsmeade, and the Hogwarts students aren't the only ones going there.

3596 33
7 Year 1: Christmas at the Burrow

It's Christmas time, and the Weasley family, along with a few guests, gather at the Burrow.

3162 26
8 Year 1: The Brothers

The day has arrived for the last Quidditch game of the year, and a lot is at stake for the Gryffindor team. Little do they know that a few surprise visitors will show up and turn the day into something completely different than what they had expected.

3612 18
9 Year 1: Light

Will Harry and Ron make it to the Quidditch pitch in time to save Ginny and the others? And what happened to Hermione?

4016 18
10 Year 1: May 2nd, 1999

It's the first anniversary of the Battle of Hogwarts, and a ceremony is held at Hogwarts.

3660 33
11 Year 2: The Future

Harry decides that it's time for him to take the next step in life. How will Ginny react to this? And what makes her have to rethink her entire future?

3542 31
12 Year 2: The Birthday Dinner

Harry's near and dear ones gather at the Burrow to celebrate his nineteenth birthday.

3830 17
13 Year 2: Harry Potter's Girlfriend

Ginny shows up at Harry's flat in the middle of the night, and the next morning, Ron finds her bed empty.

3806 21
14 Year 2: Breaking News

Ron and Hermione have news to share with Mr and Mrs Granger, and some completely unrelated news will give Ginny's long, tiresome day a twist.

3775 13
15 Year 2: New Beginnings

While Ron and Hermione move into their new flat, Harry bumps into the last person he wanted to see, and he realizes that his problems are far from over.

4083 28
16 Year 2: Apart

Everyone is affected by what happened between Harry and Ginny. With Christmas coming up, how will they handle all of it?

4340 28
17 Year 2: Unannounced visitors

Within the span of sixteen hours, Harry's doorbell will ring three times, and it will change everything.

3676 27
18 Year 2: Surprises

George has a special surprise planned for Angelina, Ron and Hermione surprisingly bump into someone familiar, and Ginny's night is nothing if not full of surprises.

3949 27
19 Year 2: St. Mungo's

It's funny how much can change in a day: you can enjoy the beautiful spring weather in the morning, and end up by a bed in St. Mungo's in the afternoon, fearing for the life of someone you love.

3648 35
20 Year 2: May 2nd, 2000

The second anniversary of the Battle of Hogwarts has arrived, and everyone realises how much has changed in a year.

3449 31
21 Year 3: A family gathering

As Molly Weasley gathers her family at the Burrow, she decides that a certain someone has been missing from there for too long.

3828 29
22 Year 3: George and Angelina's wedding

On this day, George and Angelina are getting married, Harry gets some upsetting news, and Ginny is struggling to sort out her feelings. 

4496 31
23 Year 3: Revelations and breakthroughs

During what was supposed to be just another day at work for Harry, Ron and Hermione, discoveries are made, secrets revealed and truths uncovered.

4730 36
24 Year 3: Reconciliation

Hermione is happy to have the trio back togeher, and both she and Ron agree that it's time for Ginny to deal with what she truly feels.

3637 38
25 Year 3: Viola

With a Head Auror living up to his promises, Harry and Ron finally get to experience some Auror field work.

5003 27
26 Year 3: Understanding

Harry and Ron get something to think about after their mission, which makes them both long for two very special girls in their lives.

3584 36
27 Year 3: New Year

The Ministry is hosting a big New Years celebration, but with two certain eployees unable to stop fighting, will there be a happy new year or a total disaster?

5162 38
28 Year 3: Forgiveness

The beginning of the new year turns out to be a time for people to ask forgiveness, both from each other and themselves.

3554 31
29 Year 3: Previews

Harry and Ginny take Teddy and Victoire on a little trip to celebrate their birthdays, and Harry suddenly realises that what he sees might just be a preview of the life he wants to have.

4647 49
30 Year 3: May 2nd, 2001

During the third anniversary of the Battle of Hogwarts, the Weasleys and their friends celebrate a birth and mourn lives that were lost, completely unaware of the fact that another guest has joined them at the Burrow.

4110 54
31 Year 4: Lily's ring

Harry realises that making and planning a life-changing decision is something that he wants to share with two special people, and Ginny and Hermione welcome a friend home after a very long time.

4272 37
32 Year 4: Unintended disclosures

Hermione hears something that was never meant to reach her ears, and during the celebration of Ginny's twentieth birthday, another secret is revealed.

4617 38
33 Year 4: The first of September

Harry and Ginny's stroll around London might lead to an unexpected place... if they can get there without being interrupted, of course.

4353 52
34 Year 4: Plans and schemes

While Harry and Ron are off in Finland, Ginny tries to distract herself, and Hermione receives an unexpected letter.

4755 38
35 Year 4: Duplicity

Some not so pleasant surprises await the Aurors deep inside the Finnish forest, and while they struggle to sort them out, Hermione struggles to sort out her thoughts back in England.

5107 33
36 Year 4: Winter

Autumn passes by quickly, and along with the first snow comes a disclosure that turns Hermione's winter even colder.

4203 42
37 Year 4: Something new and someplace old

The year begins with a new arrival that brightens everyone's day, and continues with a visit to an old, familiar place.

4710 29
38 Year 4: Preparations

With spring coming, Harry and Ginny's big day is getting closer...

4630 37
39 Year 4: Harry and Ginny's wedding

The big day.

4372 58
40 Year 4: May 2nd, 2002

 Harry and Ginny return from their honeymoon just in time for the fourth Anniversary.

4413 46
41 Year 5: The going away party

Everyone was expecting to say goodbye to one friend during this party, but the night doesn't go quite as expected.

3932 41
42 Year 5: Worry

While Hermione's list of worries grows longer, Ginny deals with prying reporters at a press conference, and Harry runs into an old friend.

4307 40
43 Year 5: Coming clean

After a three week long summer holiday avoiding Ron, Hermione finally finds the answers to her questions about him.

3148 39
44 Year 5: Comfort

Attempting to get Hermione's mind off of all the things that are troubling her, Ron takes her out to meet their friends one night. 

3775 37
45 Year 5: Ron and Hermione's wedding

Ron and Hermione share the most special day of their life with only the most special people.

3375 47
46 Year 5: A Christmas surprise

It's Christmas time again, and George and Angelina are both sure they have got each other the best present ever.

3825 29
47 Year 5: Chances

A special spectator at Quidditch practice one evening might bring along the chance of a lifetime for Ginny...

4026 37
48 Year 5: Mother

The hardest time in Hermione's life collides with what might just be Ginny's best.

2746 39
49 Year 5: The Holyhead Harpies

A spring day in Holyhead, and a Quidditch finale.

3523 26
50 Year 5: May 2nd, 2003

For the fifth Anniversary, everyone returns to Hogwarts for a memorial service that stirs up a whole lot of different feelings.

3748 22
51 Year 6: Fred

Since she started training with England, Ginny's been continously exhausted... The one energy boost that might work is a piece of news from George and Angelina.

3279 29
52 Year 6: Romania

Ron and Hermione go on holiday, and Ginny is having trouble on the Quidditch pitch.

4770 30
53 Year 6: The Test Result

Ginny goes to see a Healer to find out what's causing her problems on the Quidditch pitch.

3315 37
54 Year 6: Sharing the News

Harry and Ginny finally get to share their secret with the rest of the family.

3675 43
55 Year 6: Autumn Winds

Ron gets dragged from his office to investigate a murder, and Harry and Ginny only have babies on their minds.

2916 22
56 Year 6: 'Tis the Season

It's that time of year again, for Christmas shopping, baby obsession, and an unpleasant visit to the coldest of places.

3389 30
57 Year 6: Hogwarts Again

Former students return to Hogwarts hoping to reconnect with their old friends over a remarkable feast in the Great Hall.

3162 26
58 Year 6: James Sirius

Nine days late but absolutely perfect in every other way, a new member of the family comes along.

2444 32
59 Year 6: Parents

Ron and his Auror Partner dive into the past to try to understand what lies beyond the recent murders, and Harry and Ginny are slowly growing accustomed to their new life as parents. 

3139 49
60 Year 6: May 2nd, 2004

The Weasleys gather at the Burrow for the sixth Anniversary. 

3166 16
61 Year 7: The Way Home

Harry and Teddy have a talk, Ron and Hermione find a few things they want, and Percy and Audrey have a wedding.

3284 34
62 Year 7: The Figure in White

Ron and Hermione are moving into their new place, before Ron gets dragged away to another house he had hoped to never go near again.

3919 55
63 Year 7: Old Acquaintance

Ginny is nervous about meeting Harry's dinner guests this evening, and Ron comes home to find Hermione stressing out over a few other things.

3645 26
64 Year 7: Wishes

Despite the gloom of Dennis Creevey's trial hanging over everyone, wishes seem to be coming true all around.

2964 31
65 Year 7: October Storms

October is a stormy month on all fronts.

2674 15
66 Year 7: A Blue and White Christmas

 Ron and Hermione are having a blue Christmas, while Harry and Ginny's is nothing but white.

3155 15
67 Year 7: One

James' first birthday is coming up... and so is the most important Quidditch match of his mother's life.

3850 16
68 Year 7: Mother's Day

With spring comes Mother's Day, a wave of emotions, new decisions and a strange disappearance.

3186 27
69 Year 7: Horizons

Both news and well-kept secrets are shared as the Potters visit first Shell Cottage, then Maple Crest one spring day.

3196 24
70 Year 7: May 2nd, 2005

Victoire's biggest birthday party yet consists of the children causing trouble, Lee Jordan thinking long and hard about his feelings, and the losses from seven years ago still making their presence felt.

3062 43
71 Year 8: Expecting

Harry gets a surprise visitor at work, while Ron and Hermione have a surprise of their own one morning.

3245 19
72 Year 8: Fears

Everyone gathers to celebrate Freddie's second birthday, Harry makes a political decision, and Ginny's head is spinning with fear and worries.

3261 20
73 Year 8: Little Brother

Harry and Ginny welcome one little brother into the world, and another one appears out of thin air under the strangest circumstances.

3262 33
74 Year 8: The Minister

Ron, Hermione and Kingsley Shacklebolt uncover one of the Ministry's best kept secrets, only weeks before the upcoming election. 

3330 44
75 Year 8: Silent Night

Christmas and New Year's Eve are full of sparkles and glitter, but with the new year comes a growing shadow. 

3243 19
76 Year 8: Rosie

Hermione has a message for Ron... and Hamish Burke has one for everyone at the Auror Office.

3274 24
77 Year 8: The First Magic

James performs magic, and his Uncle Percy is working on a perfomance of his own.

3248 14
78 Year 8: Professor McGonagall's Plan

Harry and Hermione return to Hogwarts to ask for help on how to defeat Burke.

3623 5

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