Penname: Roots in Water
Member Since: 2010.07.20

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I am currently writing a new story centered around Pansy Parkinson after the defeat of Voldemort titled "Wilted Flowers". The 30th chapter has just been posted. Thank you for all the lovely reviews! I really appreciate them.

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1 : Keep Calm and Carry On by my_voice_rising     Novel
Rating: Mature   Chapters: 23   Reviews: 344




Edie Lennox is in a rut. With no money, a shoddy flat, and no love-life, her joke of a Witch Weekly internship is the cherry on top. But will a chance interview with Quidditch superstar Oliver Wood earn her a journalism career? Or will life continue to get in the way?

Winner of Hufflepuff Writers Duel | Keckers Best Original Character, Best Humour, Best Chaptered



Genres: Drama, Humor, Romance   Era: Post-Hogwarts   Characters: Dean, OC, Oliver, OtherCanon , Seamus  Pairings: Other Pairing
Advisory: Strong language, Mild violence, Scenes of a sexual nature, Slash (same-sex pairing), Substance use or abuse
Published: 2012.09.25   Latest Chapter: 2014.04.18 Updated: 2014.04.18 Status: WIP (99242 words)

2 : Lying Josephine by writeyourheartout     Novel
Rating: Mature   Chapters: 4   Reviews: 111






After Fred's death and a series of mishaps, Josephine finds herself posing as Fred's late girlfriend to the Weasley's for just one night to help them move on. But when she grows attached to the warmth of having a family again, she finds herself unable to walk away and forced instead to live life in her lie. (George/OC)


2012 Kecker Winner: Most Addicting Story, Best OFC!


Genres: Humor, Romance, Angst   Era: Post-Hogwarts   Characters: Arthur, Bill, Charlie, George, Ginny, Harry, Hermione, Molly, OC , Ron  Pairings: Other Pairing
Advisory: Strong Language, Strong Violence, Scenes of a Sexual Nature, Substance Use or Abuse, Sensitive Topic/Issue/Theme
Published: 2010.06.11   Latest Chapter: 2014.04.02 Updated: 2014.04.02 Status: WIP (17932 words)

3 : The Ties that Bind by Lady of Tears     Novella
Rating: 15+   Chapters: 10   Reviews: 109








As the wizarding world mourns the death of the Chosen One, a young man named James appears in a muggle orphanage, with no memory of his past.

Maybe, the past isn't so safe. Maybe, it's best forgotten.

[Banner and Chapter Images by Jeanie of TDA]


Genres: Action/Adventure, Angst, AU   Era: Hogwarts   Characters: Dumbledore, Harry, Hermione, Lupin, Ron, Sirius   Pairings: Ron/Hermione
Advisory: Mild Violence
Published: 2008.08.11   Latest Chapter: 2014.01.10 Updated: 2014.01.10 Status: WIP (31280 words)

4 : You Can Write The Book by teh tarik     One-shot
Rating: Mature   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 38


Lovely banner by pandeia.@tda



That's what Colin's pictures do to you - they make strange folks out of the people you know.

Colin has an eye for detail. So does Dennis.

Dobby Awards 2013 Winner: Best Quote
TGS Awards 2013 Winner: Best Oneshot
QSQ Awards 2013 Winner: Best Post-Hogwarts (Oneshot)
Keckers Awards 2013 Winner: Most Memorable Scene



Genres: General, Angst   Era: Post-Hogwarts   Characters: OtherCanon
Advisory: Strong Language, Strong Violence, Substance Use or Abuse, Sensitive Topic/Issue/Theme, Contains Spoilers
Published: 2013.01.15   Latest Chapter: 2013.08.08 Updated: 2013.08.08 Status: COMPLETED (3410 words)

5 : With All Things by WitnesstoitAll     Novel
Rating: Mature   Chapters: 19   Reviews: 372


~Gorgeous Banner by Alysse at TDA ~ ::~ Beta'd by the fabulous TenthWeasley~




Boy fancies girl, but cannot find the words to tell her. Woman cares for man, but cannot reconstruct his world. Time circles by without a care, and somewhere in the mix of it all, lives a love story.

|George/Angelina|
 


Genres: Drama, Fluff, Romance   Era: Other   Characters: Fred, George, OtherCanon   Pairings: Other Pairing
Advisory: Strong Language, Strong Violence, Scenes of a Sexual Nature, Substance Use or Abuse, Sensitive Topic/Issue/Theme
Published: 2011.11.25   Latest Chapter: 2013.08.01 Updated: 2013.08.02 Status: WIP (85531 words)

6 : Arrhythmia by academica     One-shot
Rating: 15+   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 19


Glorious banner by aim.moon@TDA




Time is making fools of us again.

Written for TenthWeasleyWriter's Sad Story Challenge


Genres: Angst   Era: Next Generation   Characters: Arthur, Molly   Pairings: Arthur/Molly, Bill/Fleur, Harry/Ginny, Ron/Hermione
Advisory: Strong Violence, Scenes of a Mild Sexual Nature, Substance Use or Abuse, Sensitive Topic/Issue/Theme
Published: 2013.01.21   Latest Chapter: 2013.01.21 Updated: 2013.02.03 Status: COMPLETED (1668 words)

7 : Harry Black by Nessa Elendil     Novella
Rating: 15+   Chapters: 16   Reviews: 28


The Potters' biggest secret is their son. Even Lily and James don't know about Harry Potter. But Sirius has a son, named Harry Black.


Genres: General, AU   Era: Pre-Hogwarts   Characters: Harry, Hermione, James, Lily, Lupin, Pettigrew, Ron, Sirius, Voldemort   Pairings: James/Lily
Advisory: Strong Language, Mild Violence, Substance Use or Abuse, Sensitive Topic/Issue/Theme
Published: 2008.07.29   Latest Chapter: 2012.11.28 Updated: 2012.11.28 Status: WIP (36211 words)

8 : Hazardous by Jchrissy     Short story collection
Rating: Mature   Chapters: 2   Reviews: 33





Two lovers who couldn't make it work, but wouldn't stop trying.
Charlie Weasley and Nymphadora Tonks were many things together, but above all, they were hazardous.


My perfect banner was created by the awesome Pheonixn@TDA | Written for ToujoursPadfoot’s Gift-It Challenge and dedicated to my amazing beta-reader and friend, CambAngst.


Genres: Drama, Romance   Era: Pre-Hogwarts   Characters: Andromeda, Bill, Charlie, Lupin, OC , Sirius, Tonks  Pairings: Other Pairing, Remus/Tonks
Advisory: Strong Language, Strong Violence, Scenes of a Sexual Nature, Substance Use or Abuse, Sensitive Topic/Issue/Theme, Contains Spoilers
Published: 2012.10.22   Latest Chapter: 2012.11.09 Updated: 2013.02.13 Status: WIP (7198 words)

9 : Slytherin Career Day by CambAngst     One-shot
Rating: Mature   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 41


The student of Slytherin House were born with everything: wealth, prestige and pure wizarding blood. Now it's Severus Snape's job to help them find the one thing they don't have: careers.

Written for ToujoursPadfoot’s Gift-It Challenge and dedicated to the incomparable Roots in Water!

Slytherin Career Day Banner
Banner by the amazing Carousel. at TDA


Genres: Humor   Era: Hogwarts   Characters: Blaise (M) , Crabbe Jr., Draco, Goyle Jr., Pansy, Snape
Advisory: Strong Language, Substance Use or Abuse, Sensitive Topic/Issue/Theme, Contains Spoilers
Published: 2012.10.10   Latest Chapter: 2012.10.10 Updated: 2012.10.10 Status: COMPLETED (4487 words)

10 : The Fairest by academica     One-shot
Rating: Mature   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 19


Majestic banner by violet ephemera@TDA




A metamorphosis in twelve acts.

Eileen Prince/Tobias Snape


Genres: Horror/Dark, Angst   Era: Other   Characters: OtherCanon   Pairings: Other Pairing
Advisory: Mild Language, Strong Violence, Scenes of a Sexual Nature, Substance Use or Abuse, Sensitive Topic/Issue/Theme
Published: 2012.10.06   Latest Chapter: 2012.10.06 Updated: 2012.10.06 Status: COMPLETED (2122 words)

11 : There Will Come Soft Rains by WeasleyTwins     One-shot
Rating: Mature   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 22


Thank you to VermillionDream @ TDA for the beautiful banner!




I can no longer physically run away. 

 
Eileen Prince/Tobias Snape


Genres: Drama, Horror/Dark, Angst   Era: Pre-Hogwarts   Characters: OtherCanon   Pairings: Other Pairing
Advisory: Mild Language, Mild Violence, Sensitive Topic/Issue/Theme
Published: 2012.09.03   Latest Chapter: 2012.09.16 Updated: 2012.09.16 Status: COMPLETED (1071 words)

12 : Somewhere in Brooklyn by Daanana     One-shot
Rating: 12+   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 16


banner by bestlies at tda // written for lemonpeeps "Write Me A Love Song" Challenge.



Stars and sparks, she had said, and he felt them throughout his whole body. And as he walked home he knew she was out there, everywhere, anywhere. Just somewhere.

(implied Theodore Nott/Luna Lovegood)


Genres: General, Romance, AU   Era: Post-Hogwarts   Characters: Luna, OtherCanon   Pairings: Other Pairing
Advisory: No Warnings
Published: 2011.07.10   Latest Chapter: 2012.08.14 Updated: 2012.08.14 Status: COMPLETED (2312 words)

13 : Anecdotes from the Hospital Wing by Pepper44     Novel
Rating: Mature   Chapters: 9   Reviews: 90






 

Poppy Pomfrey was used to her life as Hogwarts matron, but lots of things have changed now that the Marauders have arrived. From now on she'll be waking up alot earlier on the mornings after full moons, dealing with the bloody aftermaths of alot more pranks, and learning more about the power of friendship and the price of prejudice than she ever could have before.

Thanks to hp4freak @tda for the amazing banner


Genres: General   Era: Marauders   Characters: Dumbledore, James , Lily, Lupin, McGonagall, Pomfrey, Sirius, Snape  Pairings: James/Lily
Advisory: Mild Language, Strong Violence, Sensitive Topic/Issue/Theme
Published: 2009.09.03   Latest Chapter: 2012.04.17 Updated: 2012.04.17 Status: WIP (33627 words)

14 : Finding Bella by Aphoride     Novella
Rating: 15+   Chapters: 6   Reviews: 33






 Amazingly beautiful banner by angelic. @ TDA

The war's over, Voldemort's dead and things are - slowly - improving. With only Teddy left, Andromeda begins to remember the past, especially her sisters, but the wounds will be hard to heal now one of them is gone.
 
 


Genres: Drama, Fluff, Angst   Era: Post-Hogwarts   Characters: Andromeda, Bellatrix, Narcissa   Pairings: Other Pairing, Lucius/Narcissa
Advisory: Mild Violence, Scenes of a Mild Sexual Nature, Substance Use or Abuse, Contains Spoilers
Published: 2011.08.08   Latest Chapter: 2012.03.03 Updated: 2012.03.03 Status: WIP (13025 words)

15 : Kingdom Come by marinahill     One-shot
Rating: 15+   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 25




 

All the king's horses and all the king's men couldn't put Teddy together again.

A story of loss and guilt.


 

banner by amorreti. @tda | Dobbys 2012 Finalist: Best Angst


Genres: Angst   Era: Next Generation   Characters: Albus, Andromeda, Harry, Hugo, James (II), Lily (II), Rose, Teddy, Victoire   Pairings: Teddy/Victoire
Advisory: Mild Language, Strong Violence, Scenes of a Mild Sexual Nature, Sensitive Topic/Issue/Theme
Published: 2012.02.19   Latest Chapter: 2012.02.19 Updated: 2012.03.26 Status: COMPLETED (4278 words)

16 : Baker's Dozen by TenthWeasley     One-shot
Rating: Mature   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 11







They were the innocents, and he was the one who betrayed. They were the slaughtered, and he was the one who escaped. They were the victims, and he was the rodent in disguise.

January '12 Featured One-Shot @ TGS. Christmas present for ToujoursPadfoot. Banner by Girl with one eye @ TDA!


Genres: Horror/Dark, Angst   Era: Other   Characters: OC , Pettigrew
Advisory: Strong Language, Strong Violence, Substance Use or Abuse, Sensitive Topic/Issue/Theme
Published: 2011.12.06   Latest Chapter: 2011.12.11 Updated: 2012.08.04 Status: COMPLETED (3045 words)

17 : At Great Personal Risk by academica     Novella
Rating: 15+   Chapters: 12   Reviews: 126


Amazing banner by vinewood@TDA | Winner of the Switched Personality Pairing Challenge

AGPR banner


Severus Snape, the bitter ex-Death Eater with unrequited love for a golden-hearted redhead.
Lily Evans, the pretty, popular Order member who was targeted for death by the Dark Lord.

What if the tables were turned?

Winner of "Plot Interest" Prize in the TGS Page Turner Challenge


Genres: Drama, Romance, AU   Era: Other   Characters: Dumbledore, F. Longbottom, Lily, Lupin, Narcissa, OtherCanon , Pettigrew, Sirius, Snape, Voldemort  Pairings: Snape/Lily, Sirius/Lily, Snape/Narcissa
Advisory: Strong Language, Strong Violence, Scenes of a Sexual Nature, Substance Use or Abuse, Sensitive Topic/Issue/Theme, Contains Spoilers
Published: 2011.07.31   Latest Chapter: 2011.12.02 Updated: 2011.12.02 Status: COMPLETED (18267 words)

18 : The Star Listener by SilentConfession     One-shot
Rating: Mature   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 13


Smile @ tda made the banner.



Look at the stars, the moon. Look how they shine in the murky dark blue sky. Look at it. Great strories were honoured in the deep abyss, legends lived on by their gallant feats.. so would they then turn and say and there was Susan, who listened to the stars instead. Prequel to The Cloud Dancer


Genres: Drama, General, Angst   Era: Hogwarts   Characters: Ginny, Luna, Neville, OtherCanon , Seamus
Advisory: Mild Language, Strong Violence, Sensitive Topic/Issue/Theme
Published: 2011.09.20   Latest Chapter: 2011.09.20 Updated: 2012.05.21 Status: COMPLETED (3761 words)

19 : Sons And Scars by inkscribble     One-shot
Rating: 12+   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 6


 You look just like your father.

People have been saying this for as long as Albus can remember. Silently, he wonders whether everyone's gone blind.


Genres: General, Angst, Young Adult   Era: Next Generation   Characters: Albus , Harry
Advisory: No Warnings
Published: 2011.07.27   Latest Chapter: 2011.08.02 Updated: 2011.08.02 Status: COMPLETED (766 words)

20 : All That's Beautiful Drifts Away by forsakenphoenix     Short story
Rating: 15+   Chapters: 3   Reviews: 61


Banner by Violet Gryfindor
2011 Best Marauders Fic Dobby finalist
2012 Best Friendship Runner-Up at TGS



We knew, though she’d not said a word, that even the best of love must die, and had been savagely undone. - W.B. Yeats


Genres: Drama, General, Angst   Era: Marauders   Characters: James, Lily, Lupin, Pettigrew , Sirius  Pairings: James/Lily
Advisory: Mild Language, Mild Violence, Scenes of a Mild Sexual Nature, Substance Use or Abuse
Published: 2011.07.22   Latest Chapter: 2011.07.24 Updated: 2011.07.24 Status: COMPLETED (11485 words)

21 : It Goes On by SilentConfession     One-shot
Rating: 12+   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 10


HoneyDukesKid01 @ TDA made this banner!

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Argus Filch was a Squib, a cruel caretaker, and he seemed to hold no mercy, but he was also a man, a man with a past, and a man with dreams. Follow Argus Filch in his final walk. In response to ShelbyBlack's Human Condition Challenge and WolfieAli's Underrated Character Challenge.


Genres: General, Angst   Era: Post-Hogwarts   Characters: Filch, McGonagall, OtherCanon   Pairings: Other Pairing
Advisory: No Warnings
Published: 2011.04.29   Latest Chapter: 2011.04.29 Updated: 2011.05.30 Status: COMPLETED (1649 words)

22 : Twinkle's Keeper by Toujours Padfoot     One-shot
Rating: 12+   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 27


fantastic banner by Broomsticks at TDA





One night, when Percy cannot sleep because of the goblin hiding in his wardrobe, Molly decides to let him in on a little secret....

Runner-up for the 2011 Golden Snitch Awards, Best Pre-Hogwarts


Genres: Fluff, Mystery   Era: Pre-Hogwarts   Characters: Molly, Percy
Advisory: No Warnings
Published: 2011.03.10   Latest Chapter: 2011.03.10 Updated: 2011.03.17 Status: COMPLETED (2426 words)

23 : Let Darkness End by redherring     One-shot
Rating: Mature   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 8


Wonderful banner by victus. at TDA!


Draco Malfoy, you are charged with organising the raid on Hogwarts school in the summer of 1996, the injuring of Katherine Bell and Ronald Weasley, the attempted murder of Albus Dumbledore, the use of the Unforgivable curses.

You are charged with bearing the Dark Mark.

How do you plead? 
 


Genres: Drama, Horror/Dark, Angst   Era: Post-Hogwarts   Characters: Draco, OC, OtherCanon
Advisory: Strong Language, Strong Violence, Sensitive Topic/Issue/Theme
Published: 2011.02.05   Latest Chapter: 2011.02.05 Updated: 2012.06.18 Status: COMPLETED (6177 words)

24 : Forgettable Me by writeyourheartout     One-shot
Rating: 12+   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 55








You were Sirius.


And me?

You probably don’t even remember my name. For I was closer a number on a list or a notch in your bedpost than I ever was a name to you.

A small confession from a forgettable fangirl. The unrequited love of just another number. Because some of us just don't know how to let go...



Genres: General, Romance, Angst   Era: Post-Hogwarts   Characters: OC , Sirius  Pairings: Sirius/OC
Advisory: No Warnings
Published: 2010.07.05   Latest Chapter: 2010.08.22 Updated: 2010.08.22 Status: COMPLETED (826 words)

25 : Familiar Abnormalities by ExquisiteAmethyst     One-shot
Rating: 15+   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 32








Abnormalities had changed Lily. They had taken Petunia’s charming sister, taught her all sorts of strange things, and forced her into a dangerous war. Abnormalities had led to sweet, wonderful Lily dying before her son could talk.

And Petunia, for the rest of her life, could never forget her sister, who lived for twenty-one brilliant years, and bothered Petunia for every second of them.



Genres: Drama, General, Romance   Era: Other   Characters: James, Lily, OtherCanon   Pairings: James/Lily
Advisory: Mild Language, Scenes of a Mild Sexual Nature, Substance Use or Abuse
Published: 2010.07.23   Latest Chapter: 2010.08.09 Updated: 2010.08.09 Status: COMPLETED (6399 words)
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