Mawkinberd

Mawkinberd



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  1. Public Bookmark 81

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    Harry and Hermione Potter, known more commonly in the Wizarding World as The-Twins-Who-Lived, discover Matilda by Roald Dahl when they are 8 years old.

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    13 Oct 2020

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    "We don’t drown. We float. That’s how Muggles used to tell, isn’t it?"

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    When Regulus is five, he nearly drowns in the sea off Blackpool.

    When Regulus is eleven, his brother befriends a ghost.

    It’s not until Regulus is eighteen and ready to die that the Black family’s darkest secret finally unravels. It might, perhaps, change everything.

    (A coming-of-age story with mind magic, star charting, pink petit-fours, two diaries, and a ghost.)

    [Edit: SPOILERS in the comments.]

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    31 May 2020

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    Terrifying and devastating, but in the best way

  3. Public Bookmark 28

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    The Dementor finds him again. It always does. Remus feels it before he sees it.

    “You’re not my friend,” he tells it.

     The Dementor does nothing, says nothing. Remus expected nothing less, because what else would happen? He’s approaching as mad as Sirius Black, if he thinks he’ll get a reply from a loosely held together mass of soul and despair.

     1993. Remus Lupin has enough ghosts and spectres following him around the castle, without a Dementor following him as well.

    James. Lily. Peter. Black has escaped from Azkaban, and shouldn’t Remus say something about that? And the other Black. Regulus.

    It isn’t any surprise the Dementor is interested in him.

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    21 May 2020

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    Canon compliant & heartbreaking

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    Revenge is the misguided attempt to transform shame and pain into pride. Being forsaken and neglected, ignored and forgotten, revenge seems a fairly competent obligation at this point.
    Skylar is the boy who lived, that's why he's important. I'm not Skylar.
    Going to Hogwarts is part of the plan, waking the basilisk is part of the plan, taking potions, learning spells, being tortured, murdering others, watching people di-

     

    I’m going to tell you a story, although it’s a bit long. I’m going to make you listen, because I want you to understand how you made me a monster. I’ll call this story antithesis, and you’re going to learn every single moment where things went wrong. I want you to cry, and beg for me to kill you, and when I’m done with this, you’re going to want to do that to yourself. You’re going to listen, because in the end, you owe me that much. You owe me so much more, but here we are, and this is how it’s going to end. Who knows, maybe this useless battle between you and me and this bloody world, well, maybe we always were fated to kill each other.

    Do you know what it is like to be unmade?
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    21 May 2020

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    Devastating

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    When Harry defeats Voldemort, all those marked by Voldemort lose their magic. Snape decamps to the United States, where he becomes a fry cook in a diner. Five years after Voldemort's defeat, Harry comes to him for advice. AU, obviously, as Snape was still alive when I wrote this story.

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    22 Mar 2020

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    A fav