Penname: forsakenphoenix
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1 : A Cartography of Grief by forsakenphoenix     One-shot
Rating: Mature   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 20


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Remus is a cartographer, mapping his way through grief.



Genres: Drama, Angst   Era: Marauders   Characters: Lupin, Sirius   Pairings: Other Pairing
Advisory: Mild Language, Mild Violence, Scenes of a Sexual Nature, Contains Slash (Same-Sex Pairing), Sensitive Topic/Issue/Theme, Contains Spoilers
Published: 2012.09.11   Latest Chapter: 2012.09.11 Updated: 2012.09.11 Status: COMPLETED (1886 words)

2 : The Steep and Thorny Way to Heaven by forsakenphoenix     Novel
Rating: Mature   Chapters: 6   Reviews: 198


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January 2012 Featured Story | 2012 Best Drama Winner at TGS
2012 Best Novel Dobby Finalist | 2012 Best Villain Dobby Finalist



Sirius Black is heir to the throne until a sinister plot threatens to take away everything he has ever known. Can a band of marauders and a few loyal advisors save a kingdom before it crumbles in the hands of a wicked ruler?


Genres: Drama, Action/Adventure, AU   Era: Marauders   Characters: Dumbledore, James, Lupin, OtherCanon , Pettigrew, Regulus, Sirius
Advisory: Strong Language, Strong Violence, Substance Use or Abuse, Sensitive Topic/Issue/Theme
Published: 2011.09.27   Latest Chapter: 2012.07.05 Updated: 2012.07.05 Status: WIP (27796 words)

3 : Into the Darkness of the Grave by forsakenphoenix     One-shot
Rating: 12+   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 45


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2012 "Best Angst" Dobby Finalist



She is a mother who has lost her children.


Genres: Angst   Era: Marauders   Characters: James, Lily, Lupin, McGonagall, Pettigrew , Sirius
Advisory: No Warnings
Published: 2012.05.28   Latest Chapter: 2012.05.28 Updated: 2012.09.08 Status: COMPLETED (907 words)

4 : In The Hollow Valley of Our Lost Kingdom by forsakenphoenix     One-shot
Rating: 15+   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 35


April 2012 Featured One-Shot at The Golden Snitches
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“This is not possible. You’re dead.”

Lily’s fingertips traced the sharp angle of his cheekbone, feather-light, like a lover’s caress. “So are you.”

a birthday present for academica


Genres: Romance, AU   Era: Post-Hogwarts   Characters: Lily , Snape  Pairings: Snape/Lily
Advisory: Scenes of a Mild Sexual Nature, Contains Slash (Same-Sex Pairing), Sensitive Topic/Issue/Theme, Contains Spoilers
Published: 2012.03.21   Latest Chapter: 2012.03.21 Updated: 2012.03.21 Status: COMPLETED (1543 words)

5 : Portraits of Courage by forsakenphoenix     Short story collection
Rating: 15+   Chapters: 7   Reviews: 184


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2012 "Best Canon" Dobby Finalist



There are two sides to every war. A story that examines the creation of the first Order of the Phoenix and the courage its members must find within themselves to fight against the powers of darkness. Various POVs.


Genres: Drama, General, Angst   Era: Marauders   Characters: Dumbledore, James, Lily, Lupin, McGonagall, Molly, Pettigrew , Sirius, Snape
Advisory: Mild Language, Mild Violence
Published: 2007.05.19   Latest Chapter: 2012.01.12 Updated: 2012.04.08 Status: WIP (9522 words)

6 : Whispers Like Prayers by forsakenphoenix     One-shot
Rating: Mature   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 33


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They fought as soldiers, but they will die as men. For now, though, they are but mere children burdened by loss and a responsibility neither of them are ready for. AU, Remus/Sirius, Halloween 1981.


Genres: Drama, Angst, AU   Era: Marauders   Characters: Lupin, Sirius   Pairings: Other Pairing
Advisory: Strong Language, Mild Violence, Scenes of a Mild Sexual Nature, Contains Slash (Same-Sex Pairing)
Published: 2011.09.05   Latest Chapter: 2011.09.05 Updated: 2012.05.13 Status: COMPLETED (5642 words)

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


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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)

8 : Lights Were Paling One By One by forsakenphoenix     Short story
Rating: Mature   Chapters: 3   Reviews: 36


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A continuation of A Cold Heaven. Here, where feelings such as guilt are non-existent, forgiveness is the ultimate act of faith.

Genres: Drama, Angst   Era: Other   Characters: James, Lily, Lupin, Pettigrew , Regulus, Sirius  Pairings: Other Pairing, James/Lily
Advisory: Strong Language, Mild Violence, Scenes of a Sexual Nature, Contains Slash (Same-Sex Pairing), Contains Spoilers
Published: 2008.01.08   Latest Chapter: 2008.08.10 Updated: 2008.09.11 Status: COMPLETED (20470 words)

9 : Absence is Constant by forsakenphoenix     One-shot
Rating: 15+   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 47


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The war, that’s just ended and there is blood still fresh on his hands, wounds still raw in his heart. Those empty spaces, they’re bigger than ever. There are ghosts of familiar faces sitting next to him, talking to him, sharing memories. Disregards DH.


Genres: Drama, Angst   Era: Marauders   Characters: Lupin, McGonagall, Molly, OtherCanon , Sirius  Pairings: Other Pairing
Advisory: Mild Language, Contains Slash (Same-Sex Pairing), Substance Use or Abuse
Published: 2007.06.27   Latest Chapter: 2007.06.29 Updated: 2007.06.29 Status: COMPLETED (5354 words)

10 : A Cold Heaven by forsakenphoenix     Short story
Rating: Mature   Chapters: 2   Reviews: 59


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Even in death, James shines brighter than Sirius. But he’s no longer jealous, knows that it’s just borrowed light; James glows when he’s loved. He was always loved, will always be loved.


Genres: General, Angst   Era: Marauders   Characters: James , Sirius  Pairings: James/Lily, Other Pairing
Advisory: Strong Language, Strong Violence, Scenes of a Sexual Nature, Contains Slash (Same-Sex Pairing)
Published: 2007.01.01   Latest Chapter: 2007.03.13 Updated: 2007.06.26 Status: COMPLETED (14490 words)

11 : Time's Bitter Flood Will Rise by forsakenphoenix     One-shot
Rating: 15+   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 34


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But think about old friends the most: Time’s bitter flood will rise. -W.B. Yeats

A story told through photographs in which Remus remembers. Remus/Tonks.


Genres: General, Angst   Era: Marauders   Characters: James, Lily, Lupin, Pettigrew , Sirius, Tonks  Pairings: Remus/Tonks
Advisory: Strong Language, Substance Use or Abuse
Published: 2006.07.14   Latest Chapter: 2006.07.14 Updated: 2006.09.13 Status: COMPLETED (6878 words)

12 : In The Grave All Shall Be Renewed by forsakenphoenix     Short story
Rating: Mature   Chapters: 4   Reviews: 84


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Vague memories, nothing but memories,
But in the grave all, all, shall be renewed. - W.B. Yeats


Genres: Romance, Angst, AU   Era: Marauders   Characters: Lupin, Sirius, Tonks   Pairings: Other Pairing
Advisory: Strong Language, Contains Slash (Same-Sex Pairing), Substance Use or Abuse
Published: 2006.01.15   Latest Chapter: 2006.02.19 Updated: 2007.05.24 Status: COMPLETED (9372 words)

13 : The Crownless Again Shall Be King by forsakenphoenix     Novella
Rating: 15+   Chapters: 2   Reviews: 47


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Sirius Black is his parents' handsome pureblood prince. He is the heir to the throne and the crown, given the duty to uphold the family honor. But something unexpected happens that changes the course of his destiny forever. Follow Sirius through the events that shape the man that he becomes: the Marauder, the hero and the king.



Genres: General, Angst   Era: Marauders   Characters: Sirius
Advisory: Mild Language, Scenes of a Mild Sexual Nature, Substance Use or Abuse
Published: 2005.10.16   Latest Chapter: 2005.12.15 Updated: 2007.05.17 Status: Abandoned (4176 words)

14 : Rage Against the Dying of the Light by forsakenphoenix     One-shot
Rating: Mature   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 39


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When Voldemort began his rise to power, and the Blacks clutched to his beliefs as though they were a promise made of silver, Sirius seemed to be the only one who knew that silver could be tarnished.


Genres: Angst   Era: Marauders   Characters: James, Lupin, Pettigrew , Sirius  Pairings: Other Pairing
Advisory: Strong Language, Scenes of a Mild Sexual Nature, Contains Slash (Same-Sex Pairing), Substance Use or Abuse
Published: 2005.08.16   Latest Chapter: 2005.08.16 Updated: 2005.08.30 Status: COMPLETED (5204 words)

15 : A Bitter Pill to Swallow by forsakenphoenix     One-shot
Rating: 15+   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 44


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It’s the countdown to a breakdown. Lovers, friends, and those he thought were friends—it doesn’t matter what they were, all that matters is what they are—gone, dead; some buried beneath the surface of the earth, some beneath the surface of his skin.


Genres: Angst   Era: Marauders   Characters: Lupin
Advisory: Strong Language, Contains Slash (Same-Sex Pairing)
Published: 2005.07.07   Latest Chapter: 2005.07.07 Updated: 2006.01.15 Status: COMPLETED (3157 words)

16 : When Saints Die, The World Stops Spinning by forsakenphoenix     One-shot
Rating: 15+   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 124


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2012 "HPFF Classics: Best One-Shot" Dobby Winner




Hope, loyalty, love, despair, and tragedy. Through it all, Lily discovers the truth about the Marauders, the affable troublemakers who hide behind smokescreens but still glitter in shattered light. They aren't the glorious, graceful men they are often perceived as, but stumbling, awkward boys who are still trying to find their way out of darkness.


Genres: Romance, Angst   Era: Marauders   Characters: James, Lily, Lupin, Pettigrew , Sirius
Advisory: Mild Language
Published: 2005.04.21   Latest Chapter: 2005.04.21 Updated: 2012.02.25 Status: COMPLETED (3723 words)

17 : Unveiled Secrets by forsakenphoenix     One-shot
Rating: 12+   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 53


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“He does the only thing that he can. He tells Harry a story about four boys in school, magic, smoke screens and tricks of light, about a beautiful girl that they'd loved in different ways and a prince without a crown who did everything that he could and nothing that he said he would but was kind and gentle and universally adored.”


Genres: General, Romance, Angst   Era: Marauders   Characters: James, Lily, Lupin, Pettigrew , Sirius
Advisory: Mild Violence
Published: 2005.03.20   Latest Chapter: 2005.03.20 Updated: 2012.03.04 Status: COMPLETED (4090 words)

18 : Underneath it All by forsakenphoenix     Novella
Rating: 12+   Chapters: 5   Reviews: 79





We are all human. We make mistakes and learn from them. We stumble but get up again. We fall in love, we get our hearts broken, and we test our friendships. But what are we underneath it all? A soul, a heart, and a whole lot of secrets.Follow the Marauders and Lily as they learn that the happiest person you know is probably the saddest person you will ever meet and that no one is perfect; no matter what anyone else says.

Genres: General, Romance, Angst  Era: Marauders   Characters: Dumbledore, James, Lily, Lupin, Sirius  Pairings: James/Lily
Advisory: No Warnings
Published: 2004.08.04   Latest Chapter: 2005.02.21 Updated: 2005.11.07 Status: Abandoned (22076 words)

19 : There Were Ghosts by forsakenphoenix     One-shot
Rating: 12+   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 36


Drowning in fire whiskey and chatting with ghosts, Remus Lupin can no longer distinguish the difference between past and present. He finds himself a shell of a man, living a painful existence.


Genres: Angst   Characters: James, Lily, OC, Remus Lupin, Sirius Black
Advisory: No Warnings
Published: 2005.02.06   Latest Chapter: 2005.02.06 Updated: 2005.11.12 Status: COMPLETED (2834 words)

20 : More Than One Way to Destroy a Man by forsakenphoenix     One-shot
Rating: 15+   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 29


But the blue ink of Azkaban tattoos his body, claiming him as a prisoner of despair and guilt. No time for innocence or shy glances under shadowed lashes. There is only time for faltering dances and the cold rattling breath that leaves him a crumbling man.




Genres: Angst  Era: Marauders   Characters: Lupin, Sirius  Pairings: Other Pairing
Advisory: Mild Language, Contains Slash (Same-Sex Pairing),
Published: 2005.01.01   Latest Chapter: 2005.01.01 Updated: 2005.07.04 Status: COMPLETED (1554 words)

21 : When Stars Go Black by forsakenphoenix     One-shot
Rating: 15+   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 34


There are many things Remus hates. He hates what he is and what the full moon makes him become every month. He hates what it can drive him too, the life it almost took, and the friendship it tried to destroy. But most of all Remus hates the way Sirius takes advantage of him. He hates that no matter how much Sirius hurts him, he keeps on crawling back for more.





Genres: Romance, Angst   Era: Marauders   Characters: James , Lupin, Sirius
Advisory: Mild Language, Scenes of a Mild Sexual Nature, Contains Slash (Same-Sex Pairing)
Published: 2004.12.28   Latest Chapter: 2004.12.28 Updated: 2005.06.12 Status: COMPLETED (1782 words)

22 : The Only Way to Breathe by forsakenphoenix     One-shot
Rating: 15+   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 32



Twelve years of separation is hard. Especially when all they want right now is to kiss each other, even if it’s not perfect, because they're so desperate for that touch. Because they remember that kissing one another is the only way to breathe.

Genres: Romance, Angst   Characters: Remus Lupin, Sirius Black
Advisory: Scenes of a Mild Sexual Nature
Published: 2004.10.20   Latest Chapter: 2004.10.20 Updated: 2005.04.12 Status: COMPLETED (1426 words)

23 : Press Rewind by forsakenphoenix     One-shot
Rating: 12+   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 36



Lily's reflections of her years at Hogwarts before and after she met James; the war, the lessons she learned, the friendships she made, and the light that saved her when all she could see was darkness.

Genres: Angst   Characters: Lily
Advisory: No Warnings
Published: 2004.08.30   Latest Chapter: 2004.08.30 Updated: 2005.04.18 Status: COMPLETED (1708 words)

24 : A House of Cards by forsakenphoenix     One-shot
Rating: 12+   Chapters: 1   Reviews: 164






A house of cards will eventually have to crumble to non-existence.
From Sirius Black's perspective during his sentence in Azkaban--reflecting on the betrayal of Peter and the friendship of the Marauders and how, they too, like a house of cards, crumbled.

Genres: General  Era: Marauders   Characters: Sirius
Advisory: Mild Language
Published: 2004.07.23   Latest Chapter: 2004.07.23 Updated: 2007.05.29 Status: COMPLETED (2794 words)

25 : Pages Yet To Be Written by forsakenphoenix     Novel
Rating: 12+   Chapters: 23   Reviews: 249



DISCONTINUED--PLEASE SEE AUTHOR'S NOTE FOR REASONS Writer's hands are magical. They can create kingdoms with the tallest towers and the thickest wooden doors. But sometimes the best defenses can falter against the greatest weapon there is; love. Can love help bring Lily out from the world her hands and words have created?

Genres: Romance, Angst   Characters: James, Lily, OC, Remus Lupin, Sirius Black
Advisory: No Warnings
Published: 2003.07.30   Latest Chapter: 2004.07.01 Updated: 2004.07.01 Status: Abandoned (58726 words)
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