“I’m sorry,” Zuko said, so quiet his voice was almost lost beneath the crashing waves. “Please don’t burn me again, Father. I’ll be quiet. I won’t question you again. Please.”
His voice cracked on the last word. And in that moment, all Sokka could see was the age of the scar warping one half of his face. When they met, Zuko was sixteen and the scar was just as old as it was now, and that meant—that meant—
(For the Bad Things Happen Bingo, prompt: Struggling Against the Caretaker).
- Part 1 of bad things happen bingo
“I used to sleep there,” Harry snaps.
He’s breathing hard. He feels like he’s run a marathon, even though he’s just sitting there uselessly, staring at a perfectly ordinary cupboard.
“What?” Sirius says.
(For the Bad Things Happen Bingo, prompt: Childhood Trauma).
- Part 2 of bad things happen bingo
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27 Sep 2020
Harry knew Draco was gay when he invited him to move in. He’s never had a problem with this. So why does he feel so weird about Draco bringing men home all of a sudden?
Preparing to head to his hearing, just before his fifth year at Hogwarts, Harry learns quickly that Sirius' plans tend to get complicated. In a matter of minutes Harry becomes a Lord of the Wizarding World and in so doing learns that not all his friends are on his side.
Watch as Harry stands up for himself and shakes the Wizengamot, Dumbledore, Hogwarts, Voldemort and the Wizarding World at large for a spin.
- Part 1 of Dark Wizengamot
Harry gaped at the dark figure sitting before him.
"... Are you serious?"
"No Master, I'm Death"
Harry snorted in amusement despite himself, shaking his head in disbelief.
"But... Isn't time traveling really dangerous? What if I accidentally prevent my own birth or something?"
"Master, I can ensure you a successful trip into the past, and once you time travel, the timeline will split into two from the moment you land in the past, making it impossible for you to return to the present. You'll have to make a new life for yourself in the new timeline. And even if you prevent your birth, you will not cease to exist since you will be from a different timeline. I hope that that isn't a problem for you...?"
Harry gave Death a deadpan look. "I killed myself Death. My old life is over, and I don't want it back. A new start would be... Amazing."
Death inclined it's head, "Of course, Master."