| ||Rating: Mature||Story Reviews: 18|
Characters: Harry, Ron, Hermione, Arthur, Bill, Charlie, Molly, Ginny, James (II), OC
Genre(s): Drama, Mystery, Young Adult
Pairings: Harry/Ginny, Ron/Hermione
Status: Work In Progress|
First Published: 2016.04.22
Last Published Chapter: 2017.12.04
Last Updated: 2017.12.04
Favorite Story Of: 11 users
| ||Advisory: Contains profanity, Scenes of a sexual nature|
|This author is an HPFF Angel.|
|The four friends have begun their magical careers and are making plans for family. Ron is the only Portraitist of his generation; Hermione is the first witch to graduate a Muggle university; Ginny has rewritten the Harpys' record book. If Ministry gossip has it right, Harry is a spy.|
Slowly it becomes apparent that a rogue wizard is using a powerful, stolen magical object to exploit the Muggle markets. The Muggle authorities are on the case, if they get there first, the wizarding world will be exposed.
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|1||Prologue: Number Twelve Grimmauld Place
After their marriage the summer after Hogwarts, Harry and Ginny moved to a magically-renovated Number Twelve Grimmauld Place. Managed by Nessie, the elf Kreacher choose as his replacement, it is light, airy and the perfect place for children.
|2||Pizza and Bunny Slippers
Love, life and work flow steadily for the young magical couples. Their intertwined family life is moving day-by-day toward a future that is becoming increasingly clear. Like all young people at the beginning of their careers, their work consumes them, but love and the delights of being together draw them home.
|3||Touch and Talk
Harry and Ginny are settled as a couple and Ginny senses it is time to leave Quidditch behind.
|4||A Lovers' Morning
Home is lovers' paradise whether a forest grove or a magical palace. The young of every being are ambitious, idealistic and amorous. Young wizards are no exception. Grimmauld Place seemed to call for family, almost as if the house itself required it. But what can be ruled out in a magical dwelling managed by a house elf?
|5||The Importance of Robes
Hermione isn't just book smart; she's clever and perceptive as well. When opportunity knocks, she doesn’t hesitate to walk through the door.
Harry and Ginny are helping Ron and Hermione with an office party. Both couples are so comfortable in this part of the Muggle social world that the evening's biggest worry is getting the washing up done before their non-magical friends arrive.
|7||The Prosecutor's Secret
The party for Hermione's office mates went off really well. As yet they didn't know it had been the first, barest hint of a mystery that would slowly become more and more urgent, eventually threatening to expose the wizarding world.
|8||Affordable Computer Services
Harry's curiosity about computers lead him in an unexpected direction, a direction that quickly became one of Minister of Magic Kingsley Shacklebolt's priorites. Who could have guessed that Harry Potter, the wizard who united the Deathly Hallows, was a computer nerd?
|9||Invitation to Mystery
It was just another morning moving through the Muggle world without paying much mind until they arrived at the government computer center.
|10||A Sense of Relief
The more they talked about it, the more they were relieved. It seemed their initial suspicion of a Time Turner couldn't possibly be true.
|11||Into the Weeds
Immediately after the war against the Death Eaters witches and wizards returned to their traditional pursuits. Hogwarts students from the war years started careers and families. Much changed for the better in the magical world as Kingsley's Ministry coalesced into happy productivity. But, the magical feat to be remembered through the long wizarding ages, was transfiguration of the Ministry.
It's not quite just another day. They know the rumors, so Harry and Ginny are making sure they're seen on the way to the Head Auror's monthly meeting.
After meeting with the Head Auror, Ginny and Harry report to Kingsley and Arthur.The conversation quickly moves from their Auror work to reveal an unwelcome new twist to their Farnsworth problem
|15||The Grand Trine
|16||Breakfast at Hermione's
It wasn't a very restful weekend. There was a Burrow party Friday, a long Y.I.P.I. meeting Saturday, and helping Hermione with breakfast meant an early start on Sunday too.
|17||Salvaging the Weekend
With the weekend wearing away and their options declining, Harry and Ginny go back to work on the “Farnsworth Problem” only to see what makes them more than just a little concerned – worried really. They only salvage the weekend when Ginny reminds Harry of something he loves
While not completely enthused for this morning's meeting, there was a vague link to their Y.I.P.I. work and that meant it deserved their best attention. So, as Harry and Ginny got ready to greet Arnold Whiteside, the heir to one of London's prestigious legal firms, they were speculating what the meeting might be about.
All the memories Ron and Harry found during the Ministry renovation were Mad-Eye's Auror Handbook, detailed remembrances from his career. All, except one. Today the best mates join Headmistress McGonagall to learn what story that magical thread of memory will tell.
|20||The Simplest Statement
Harry and Ginny couldn't take their minds off what they had started to call “The Farnsworth Problem,” even though they were at ACS and had work to do. After a few minutes not getting much done, it was clear they needed to follow where their attention wanted to go.
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