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The Founding of Hogwarts by Tranquill

 
Rating: 15+Story Reviews: 1
 
Chapters: 13
Words: 45402
Characters: Gryffindor, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw, Slytherin
Genre(s): Drama, Humor, Action/Adventure
Era: Founders
Status: Work In Progress
First Published: 2015.10.05
Last Published Chapter: 2016.06.04
Last Updated: 2016.06.04
Favorite Story Of: 0 users
 
Advisory: Contains profanity, Mild violence, Substance abuse

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What makes 5 of the most powerful witches and wizards of their day retreat from the world to teach magic? 11th Century Europe is a dangerous place, even for a sorcerer. Propelled by dramatic events in the muggle world, the Hogwarts 4 find themselves on a perilous quest north, where they meet that greatest of all wizards, and join with him to found that most legendary of wizarding schools.

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Ch. # Chapter Title Word Count Reviews Read
1 Song of the Solitary Sorcerer

In 11th century Britain, itís not that hard for a resourceful wizard to find a secluded corner in which to retreat from a dangerous world, build a castle, enjoy some good food and wine, and indulge in a little harmless muggle-bating when the isolation begins to pall. When second sight burdens one with too much information about the outside world however, sometimes one is forced to act.

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2 Rowena, the Raven and the Metamorph Magi

11th Century England is a precarious place for a woman who's both a scholar and a witch. Rowena wants only safety, and to be left alone with books and scrolls. However, a magical tome, dreams she can't ignore, an enigmatic raven, and her own recklessness drive her to take to the road, a road that will lead to a destiny she can't imagine.

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3 Salizar and the Saxon Soldier

Salizar knows he has a great destiny. Leaving behind his obscure beginnings, he finds himself in the teeming coastal ports as William Duke of Normandy prepares to invade England. There, he meets a larger-than-life Saxon soldier. They seem to have nothing in common besides a liking for one another, until they discover the secret that changes everything.

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4 Rowena on the Road

Rowena has taken to the road, driven from safety and security by dreams she can't ignore, and her own magic, which she's determined to suppress. Crossing the great forest of Andredsweald, she discovers strange creatures, unexpected allies, and finds she's propelled herself into what promises to be a muggle battle of monumental proportions.

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5 Winds, Weather-Wisdom, and War

Godric is a powerful wizard, but he has spent most of his life concealing what he is. Now, waiting with William the Normanís invasion force to cross the channel, heís tormented by conflicting loyalties. Salizar is quite accustomed to using magic to achieve his ends, and begins teaching Godric to explore the limits of his power in order to finally take charge of his own destiny.

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6 Helga At Home

Sussex in 1066 is a dangerous place. Sequestered in her deceptively modest cottage, Helga plies her trade as a healer, gathers herbs, and tries to impress on folk not to visit at meal times. But rumors of war are growing, and the countryside is filling with soldiers. If others around her donít yet realize what war will bring, Helga does, and she begins to prepare for whatís coming. In the midst of her preparations however, come a rambunctious boy, a wizard lost in time, and a haughty, interfering witch who will challenge Helga to knew heights of magic, and become her truest friend.

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7 The Coven In the Woods

Contented in her quiet life of healing the injured and preparing fabulous meals, Helga has become host to a young wizard, and a witch of startling power who will set her on a course she never dreamed of. Terrible events loom, but as the two women learn respect and fondness for one another, they begin to discover gifts in themselves that theyíd never suspected were there. As dreadful events in the muggle world prepare to unfold around them, they are taking magic in directions itís never been taken before.

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8 Salizar, the Squire, and the Man Out of Time

Salizar and Godric have reached England with William of Normandy, but all is wrong with the world. Godricís spirit is weighed down with conflict, and Salizarís plan to remove Godric from the coming fight has only made things worse. Threatened by goblins and afraid for his friend, Salizar finds strange help in a clumsy boy, and a confused wizard out of time.

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9 Salazar Meets A Plump Priest

Smuggling an unconscious wizard out from under the nose of the chief physician of William of Normandy is even harder than it sounds, but Godricís life is at stake, and Salazar will always do what it takes to get what he wants. His efforts to distract a healer priest inadvertently lead to a discovery that might offer a way out of his goblin dilemma, and the four unlikely companions slip into the night, leaving Williamís camp with a frustrated priest, and trampled by rampaging horses.

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10 The Eye of the Storm

In the autumn of 1066, in Sussex England, forces are coming together which will bring a storm wind of devastating force. But in a secluded cottage in the woods, 4 of the most powerful witches and wizards of their day have met at last. As crosscurrents of charisma draw them together, they watch helplessly as chaos approaches, and pull Odo toward his fate.

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11 What the Cat Dragged In

Solitude, tranquility, good meals and some excellent Burgundian wine: is that too much to ask after centuries of service to the world? The old sorcerer thought heíd disposed of the imperiled witch in chapter 1, but how wrong he was. Now heís beset by the troubles of Britain on the brink of invasion, and a pestilential cat has burdened him with house guests. As the tiny scrap of humanity left in his soul begins to waken and stretch, he finds himself once more embroiled in the affairs of the larger world: tiresome, but chess is more fun when youíre not playing alone.

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12 The Keening of the Storm Wind

The longest day of their lives is over, but now they must pick up the pieces and decide what to do next. Sussex has been overrun by an invading army, and times are dangerous, especially for wizards. In a confusing moral landscape, it seems as though forces are drawing them to the north, to do deeds that will be remembered in legend and song.

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13 After the Battle

The longest day of their lives is over, but now they must pick up the pieces and decide what to do next. Sussex has been overrun by an invading army, and times are dangerous, especially for wizards. In a confusing moral landscape, it seems as though forces are drawing them to the north, to do deeds that will be remembered in legend and song.

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