Penname: Bella_Portia
Member Since: 2007.08.21

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Stories Posted: 6
Reviews Posted: 529
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I fell in love with Harry's world, and I love writing. I studied Classics in college, write a lot in my work, & have writers in my family.

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1 : Ursa Major by Bella_Portia     Short story
Rating: 15+   Chapters: 6   Reviews: 11

Ursa Major is the great she-bear, is one of the most familiar constellations of the Northern Hemisphere.  Narcissa, alone among her family, was not blessed with a "star" name.   So she adopted the Great Bear as her guardian.

Note:  Written for nitenel's Black Sisters Challenge.

November:  It's   NAWriMo month.  This story will resume its regularly-scheduled updating in December. 

Genres: Drama, Romance   Era: Marauders   Characters: Andromeda, Bellatrix, Lucius, Narcissa   Pairings: Lucius/Narcissa, Other Pairing
Advisory: Mild Language, Mild Violence
Published: 2011.10.22   Latest Chapter: 2011.10.29 Updated: 2011.10.29 Status: WIP (11611 words)

2 : Wizard's Sabbath: Prologue by Bella_Portia     Novella
Rating: Mature   Chapters: 15   Reviews: 124

This is the story of Severus Snape and his parents.  Begin with a familiar, if painful, event during in the Marauder Era.  Learn how his parents, Tobias and Eileen met and how they came to wed.   Then examine Snape's own dark secrets.  Inspired by the One Artist Challenge &  music of Black Sabbath. Wonderful banner by chiQs09 at eHPF.

Genres: Drama, Angst   Era: Marauders   Characters: James, Lily, Lucius, OC, OtherCanon , Sirius, Snape  Pairings: Snape/OC, Other Pairing
Advisory: Strong Language, Strong Violence, Scenes of a Sexual Nature, Substance Use or Abuse, Sensitive Topic/Issue/Theme, Contains Spoilers
Published: 2007.10.10   Latest Chapter: 2011.09.29 Updated: 2011.10.09 Status: WIP (69439 words)

3 : Searchers by Bella_Portia     Short story
Rating: 15+   Chapters: 3   Reviews: 11

Love may hijack your life very suddenly. Professor Pomona Sprout finds out that neither age nor wisdom mean very much when a brilliant herbologist enters her life. Except that it's 1978, the Wizarding War is at its height, and the Slytherin family of Theophrastus Flint has always sided with Voldemort. Even though he claims he's not like his family, how can Pomona be sure?

Written for Elladora's Bad Boy challenge.

Genres: Drama, Romance   Era: Pre-Hogwarts   Characters: McGonagall, OC, OtherCanon , Sprout  Pairings: Other Pairing
Advisory: Mild Language, Scenes of a Mild Sexual Nature, Substance Use or Abuse, Sensitive Topic/Issue/Theme
Published: 2009.06.08   Latest Chapter: 2009.10.11 Updated: 2010.01.01 Status: WIP (7599 words)

4 : Answered Prayer by Bella_Portia     One-shot
Rating: 12+   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 16

It is 1417. Strange things lead a devout boy to believe he has been chosen to work miracles. The truth comes as both a disappointment and a revelation.  
Banner by very talented Lyn Midnight @ TDA.

This has been written for Staff Challenge No. 3.

WARNING: This is a story about the Fat Friar -- by definition, a man with a religious vocation who had taken holy vows. Thus, this story necessarily touches on the subject of religion.

Genres: General   Era: Other   Characters: OC, OtherCanon
Advisory: No Warnings
Published: 2009.08.09   Latest Chapter: 2009.08.09 Updated: 2009.09.21 Status: COMPLETED (4359 words)

5 : Save the Snorkack by Bella_Portia     Short story
Rating: 15+   Chapters: 8   Reviews: 30

Scorpius Malfoy wants to do something important, and he wants to do it on his own.  The endangered Crumple Horned-Snorkacks need someone to prove that they're real.  Sounds like a match.  Come along as young conservationist Scorpius, aided by his cousin Teddy Lupin and herbologist Neville Longbottom, venture into an arctic wilderness to Save the Snorkack.    This wonderful banner is by NevillesSoulmate. 

Genres: Humor, Action/Adventure   Era: Next Generation   Characters: Draco, Luna, Neville, OtherCanon , Scorpius, Teddy
Advisory: Mild Language, Substance Use or Abuse
Published: 2009.03.15   Latest Chapter: 2009.07.25 Updated: 2009.07.27 Status: WIP (14830 words)

6 : Snowball Armistice by Bella_Portia     One-shot
Rating: 15+   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 25

Lovely banner by hedwig1175 Narcissa Malfoy had been nominated for the Order of Merlin. What she really wants is to reconcile with her sister Andromeda and build a snowman with her great nephew Teddy. First, she must face the man who nominated her – Harry Potter.  Then, she must face her family. 

Genres: Drama  Era: Post-Hogwarts   Characters: Andromeda, Harry, Narcissa, Teddy
Advisory: Mild Language
Published: 2008.02.08   Latest Chapter: 2008.07.01 Updated: 2010.09.02 Status: COMPLETED (3562 words)
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