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  1. Rec 38

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    "Apparently, if two people are in love, their Wrackspurts match in color.”

    “What color do you think our Wrackspurts would be?”

    Luna pondered the question for a moment. “Well, you’re not in love with me, so ours wouldn’t match up,” she said eventually. Ginny stared blankly.

    Love is complicated. Beautiful. Inspiring--

    Invisible.

    After an upsetting conversation with Luna, Ginny sets out to prove both her love and the existence of Wrackspurts. It turns out invisible creatures are a whole lot easier to authenticate than emotions.

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    26 Jun 2018

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    When kids in the Slytherin Common Room tossed jeers at the pudgy feet of Millicent Bulstrode, Harry rose up to do something about it. This Harry, now one of Snape’s own, got fewer House points lost but many more detentions– it had never been the colors on his hem that Severus hated.

    This was not wishing Harry an easy path. This was not wishing the boy a warm House. This was Harry, three weeks in, sleep deprived and considering running away and going back to Privet Drive. This was Harry in the back of Potions class, blank-faced under Snape’s disdain the way he’d perfected under the Dursleys’s torments.

    When Quirrell shouted “troll in the dungeons, thought you ought to know,” and Harry overheard that there was a girl in the bathroom crying, he still ran off to make sure she got out okay. He hesitated first, at the back of the little pack of Slytherin first years (at the back so that no one could get behind him)– he hesitated.

    And Millicent Bulstrode, who could never quite keep her tummy tucked in enough, could never brush all the cat hair off her robes, never quite keep her temper in check, hesitated, too.

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    09 Jun 2018

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    It was Mrs. Figg who suspected first.

    She noticed many things, sitting on her side of her fence with her cats chasing butterflies and nuzzling her ankles, Mundungus and the other watchers dropping by for tea now and then.

    Mrs. Figg noticed that Petunia was a nosy bit of work with insecurities hanging from her every harsh angle. She noticed when Dudley learned the word MINE-- the whole neighborhood noticed that one. She noticed that Vernon glared at owls.

    She noticed that when Petunia gave Harry a truly horrendous haircut one year, it grew back in at a normal rate. Harry was uneven and weird-looking for ages, hiding under beanies when he could.

    When Mrs. Figg had Harry over for carefully miserable afternoons of babysitting, she noticed nothing moved that shouldn't. He didn't accidentally make flowers out of fallen leaves, or levitate anything during tantrums, or turn toys funny colors.

    Mrs. Figg called up her mother, interrupting the wizarding bridge game she was winning against the nursing home staff, and asked her how she had known, decades back, that her youngest daughter was a squib.

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    25 May 2018

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    Ginny sighed and slumped back in her seat. “You’re letting him win. He’s winning the breakup!”

    “Everything you’re saying is ridiculous! You can’t win a breakup.”

    “Obviously you can, and Ron is doing it!”

    “You’re being childish. Not everything is about winning and losing.”

    Ginny frowned at Hermione’s nonchalance.

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    Ron and Hermione have recently broken up, and Ginny — concerned for her best friend — has decided that the only thing for Hermione to do now is to date someone new to make Ron jealous. And who better than Hermione’s best friend (and coincidentally Ron’s younger sister) to drive him absolutely mental?

    Fake Dating AU

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    24 May 2018

  5. Rec 85

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    Harry and Hermione are both in love with a Weasley. Like canon, but gayer.

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