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21 December 2008 @ 08:01 pm
Challenge Twenty-One: Story Listings  


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Romancing the Wizard

Challenge Twenty-One: Winter Holidays Past



The challenge was to write a 500-word romantic winter holiday story which takes place in the past (Founders to the Marauder Era), features a het pairing, shows a magical element, and conveys the meaning of the prompt. It was to be romantic in notion, while following the community and challenge guidelines for content.





Story Listing by Wizard






Phineas Nigellus Black


Title: Letters and Secrets
Author: verseblack
Wizard/Witch: Phineas Nigellus Black/Ursula Flint Nigellus
Rating/Warnings: G/PG
Genre: Romance/Whimsy
Word count: Exactly 500
Prompt: 27. jewelled quill and parchment
Summary: Ursula works on Christmas cards...and a little something else.
Link: Letters and Secrets



Regulus Black


Title: Incapable of Love
Author: dustthouart
Wizard/Witch: Regulus Black/Bellatrix Black
Rating/Warnings: PG-13/R for sexual situations, mature themes
Genre: Romance/Despair
Word count: Exactly 500
Prompt: 3. leaping emerald flames
Summary: Regulus has always idolized his cousin Bellatrix. Now he wants to convince her to marry him.
Link: Incapable of Love

Title: One Less Thing
Author: pokeystar
Wizard/Witch: Regulus Black/Narcissa Black Malfoy
Rating/Warnings: G/PG
Genre: Romance/Despair
Word count: Exactly 500
Prompt: 4. Slytherin’s silver locket
Summary: A man disappointed in love is a dangerous thing.
Link: One Less Thing

Title: Perfect Bliss
Author: seaislewitch
Wizard/Witch: Regulus Black/Bliss Fairchild (original witch)
Rating/Warnings: NC-17 Adults Only/mild sexual situations
Genre: Romance/Passion
Word count: Exactly 500
Prompt: 29. luminous holly berries
Summary: A perfect, blissful start to the New Year.
Link: Perfect Bliss



Sirius Black


Title: One Drop Too Few
Author: irespressogirl
Wizard/Witch: Sirius Black/Marlene McKinnon
Rating/Warnings: PG-13/R
Genre: Romance/Humour
Word count: Exactly 500
Prompt: 24. molten gold Felix Felicis
Summary: Sirius needs a bit of luck, but he doesn't get the kind he expects.
Link: One Drop Too Few



Sirius Black (b. 1877)


Title: Mrs Black’s First Christmas
Author: lewlinx
Wizard/Witch: Sirius Black/Hesper Gamp
Rating/Warnings: NC-17 Adults Only
Genre: Romance/Passion
Word count: Exactly 500
Prompt: 23. emerald encrusted snuffbox
Summary: In 1900, Hesper celebrates Christmas morning as the new Mrs Black.
Link: Mrs Black's First Christmas



Ancestor Longbottom


Title: Home for Christmas
Author: sc010f
Wizard/Witch: Franklin Longbottom/Augusta Longbottom
Rating/Warnings: G/PG
Genre: Romance
Word count: Exactly 500
Prompt: 7. twinkling fairy lights
Summary: Franklin Longbottom was always home with Augusta on Christmas. Not even Gellert Grindelwald could get in his way.
Link: Home for Christmas



Frank Longbottom


Title: Spontaneous
Author: rosedemon
Wizard/Witch: Frank Longbottom/Alice
Rating/Warnings: G/PG
Genre: Romance/Drama
Word count: Exactly 500
Prompt: 10. Bedazzling Hex
Summary: Alice is presented with an offer of a magical ride.
Link: Spontaneous



Lucius Malfoy


Title: Beneath the Stars
Author: floorcoaster
Wizard/Witch: Lucius Malfoy/Narcissa Black
Rating/Warnings: G/PG
Genre: Romance
Word count: Exactly 500
Prompt: 5. five golden rings
Summary: A gift of promise and love.
Link: Beneath the Stars

Title: Blood Diamonds
Author: silburygirl
Wizard/Witch: Lucius Malfoy/Narcissa Black
Rating/Warnings: G/PG
Genre: Romance/Drama
Word Count: Exactly 500
Prompt: 11. glittering diamond necklace
Summary: Narcissa receives a family heirloom.
Link: Blood Diamonds

Title: A Christmas Toast and a June Wedding?
Author: angelmischa
Wizard/Witch: Lucius Malfoy/Narcissa Black
Rating/Warnings: G/PG
Genre: Romance/Drama
Word count: Exactly 500
Prompt: 12. gold-rimmed crystal goblets
Summary: Abraxas encourages his son in his relationship with Narcissa by sending some early Christmas gifts.
Link: A Christmas Toast and a June Wedding?



Sir Nicholas de Mimsy Porpington


Title: Farewell, My Love
Author: kereia
Wizard/Witch: Sir Nicholas de Mimsy Porpington/Lady Grieve Nigellus
Rating/Warnings: G/PG
Genre: Romance/Drama
Word count: Exactly 500
Prompt: 19. Sir Nicholas de Mimsy Porpington
Summary: As a concession to the holiday season, Sir Nicholas is allowed to write one more letter before his execution.
Link: Farewell, My Love



James Potter


Title: Crystals
Author: angelps_7
Wizard/Witch: James Potter/Lily Evans
Rating/Warnings: G/PG
Genre: Romance
Word count: Exactly 500
Prompt: 13. sparkling everlasting icicles
Summary: Lily wants a winter fantasy, and James tries to impress her.
Link: Crystals

Title: The Gift
Author: cheapxdate
Wizard/Witch: James Potter/Lily Evans
Rating/Warnings: G/PG
Genre: Romance
Word count: Exactly 500
Prompt: 15. glowing wand light
Summary: Lily Evans gets a gift from a surprise visitor.
Link: The Gift

Title: Play With Me
Author: irishcyn
Wizard/Witch: James Potter/Lily Evans
Rating/Warnings: G/PG
Genre: Romance/Humour
Word count: Exactly 500
Prompt: 20. pearly white ribbon
Summary: Lily wants to play.
Link: Play With Me



Tom Riddle


Title: Up to No Good
Author: somigliana
Wizard/Witch: Tom Marvolo Riddle/Jean Hepzibah Smith
Rating/Warnings: PG-13/R
Genre: Romance/Despair
Word count: Exactly 500
Prompt: 22. Hufflepuff's golden cup
Summary: Since being confined to Hogwarts, Moaning Myrtle has developed a new pastime.
Link: Up to No Good



Salazar Slytherin


Title: The Antipodean Opaleye
Author: lillithj
Wizard/Witch: Salazar Slytherin/Rowena Ravenclaw
Rating/Warnings: G/PG
Genre: Romance/Drama
Word count: Exactly 500
Prompt: 26. iridescent dragon scales
Summary: Antipodean Opaleyes are not native to Scotland.
Link: The Antipodean Opaleye

Title: Finally Alone
Author: writermerrin
Wizard/Witch: Salazar Slytherin/Rowena Ravenclaw
Rating/Warnings: PG-13/R
Genre: Romance
Word count: Exactly 500
Prompt: 9. Invisibility Cloak
Summary: Salazar Slytherin comes of age during the Winter Solstice, and there is more than that to celebrate.
Link: Finally Alone

Title: Love’s Requiem
Author: redvelvetcanopy
Wizard/Witch: Salazar Slytherin/Rowena Ravenclaw
Rating/Warnings: PG-13/R for character death
Genre: Romance/Despair
Word Count: 500 exactly
Prompt: 30. diadem of Ravenclaw
Summary: If one’s last desire goes unfulfilled, the soul must find a way to rest untroubled.
Link: Love's Requiem

Title: Making Plans
Author: dickgloucester
Wizard/Witch: Salazar Slytherin/Helga Hufflepuff
Rating/Warnings: G/PG
Genre: Romance/Drama
Word count: Exactly 500
Prompt: 1. brilliant bear Patronus
Summary: At the yearly gathering of wealthy wizard families, a young Helga looks to the future and how she might shape it.
Link: Making Plans

Title: Peace Be With You
Author: myownmuggle
Wizard/Witch: Salazar Slytherin/Rowena Ravenclaw
Rating/Warnings: G/PG
Genre: Romance/Despair
Word count: Exactly 500
Prompt: 25. glimmer of silver candelabra
Summary: When Salazar Slytherin fled Hogwarts, it was not only the castle he left behind.
Link: Peace Be With You



Severus Snape


Title: Choices
Author: closetravenclaw
Wizard/Witch: Severus Snape/Lily Evans Potter
Rating/Warnings: G/PG
Genre: Romance/Despair
Word count: Exactly 500
Prompt: 16. tear-stained rosy cheeks
Summary: Severus realizes his mistakes and tries to correct them--is he too late?
Link: Choices

Title: Never Turn Away
Author: lynelucas28
Wizard/Witch: Severus/Lily
Rating/Warnings: G/PG
Genre: Romance/Drama
Word count: Exactly 500
Prompt: 2. Phoenix tears
Summary: No matter what happens, she can never turn away.
Link: Never Turn Away

Title: Star Light, Star Bright
Author: savine_snape
Wizard/Witch: Severus Snape/Lily Evans
Rating/Warnings: G/PG
Genre: Romance/Whimsy
Word count: Exactly 500
Prompt: 6. Black Lake in the starlight
Summary: Severus meets Lily by the lake to watch the stars and exchange presents.
Link: Star Light, Star Bright



Ted Tonks


Title: For Love or Money?
Author: ladywhitehart
Wizard/Witch: Ted Tonks/Andromeda Black
Rating/Warnings: PG-13/R
Genre: Romance/Drama
Word count: Exactly 500
Prompt: 17. Goblin-made suits of armour
Summary: Wishing to avoid a mutually undesired union with Lucius, Andromeda Black takes her future into her own hands.
Link: For Love or Money?

Title: Frown Lines and Tinsel
Author: queencheesecake
Wizard/Witch: Ted Tonks/Andromeda Tonks
Rating/Warnings: G/PG
Genre: Romance/Whimsy
Word count: Exactly 500
Prompt: 21. polished chrome flying motorcycle
Summary: Andromeda is having trouble adjusting to her new life. Ted is on hand to help.
Link: Frown Lines and Tinsel



Arthur Weasley


Title: Mated Pair
Author: harmony_bites
Wizard/Witch: Arthur Weasley/Molly Prewett
Rating/Warnings: G/PG
Genre: Romance
Word count: Exactly 500
Prompt: 14. sword of Godric Gryffindor
Summary: Molly has always had the heart of a Gryffindor; Arthur loves her for it.
Link: Mated Pair



Ancestor Zabini


Title: Heiring on the Side of Caution
Author: gelsey
Wizard/Witch: Leonardo Capulet/Lilith Zabini
Rating/Warnings: PG-13/R for nudity, character death
Genre: Romance/Drama
Word count: Exactly 500
Prompt: 8. kissable, glossy lips
Summary: Leonardo Capulet has wanted an heir for a while now. What he doesn’t know is that his wife wants one even more.
Link: Heiring on the Side of Caution










romancingwizard

Romancing the Wizard

Challenge Twenty-One: Winter Holidays Past


The challenge was to write a 500-word romantic winter holiday story which takes place in the past (Founders to the Marauder Era), features a het pairing, shows a magical element, and conveys the meaning of the prompt. It was to be romantic in notion, while following the community and challenge guidelines for content.




Story Listing by Author





Title: A Christmas Toast and a June Wedding?
Author: angelmischa
Wizard/Witch: Lucius Malfoy/Narcissa Black
Rating/Warnings: G/PG
Genre: Romance/Drama
Word count: Exactly 500
Prompt: 12. gold-rimmed crystal goblets
Summary: Abraxas encourages his son in his relationship with Narcissa by sending some early Christmas gifts.
Link: A Christmas Toast and a June Wedding?



Title: Crystals
Author: angelps_7
Wizard/Witch: James Potter/Lily Evans
Rating/Warnings: G/PG
Genre: Romance
Word count: Exactly 500
Prompt: 13. sparkling everlasting icicles
Summary: Lily wants a winter fantasy, and James tries to impress her.
Link: Crystals



Title: The Gift
Author: cheapxdate
Wizard/Witch: James Potter/Lily Evans
Rating/Warnings: G/PG
Genre: Romance
Word count: Exactly 500
Prompt: 15. glowing wand light
Summary: Lily Evans gets a gift from a surprise visitor.
Link: The Gift



Title: Choices
Author: closetravenclaw
Wizard/Witch: Severus Snape/Lily Evans Potter
Rating/Warnings: G/PG
Genre: Romance/Despair
Word count: Exactly 500
Prompt: 16. tear-stained rosy cheeks
Summary: Severus realizes his mistakes and tries to correct them--is he too late?
Link: Choices



Title: Making Plans
Author: dickgloucester
Wizard/Witch: Salazar Slytherin/Helga Hufflepuff
Rating/Warnings: G/PG
Genre: Romance/Drama
Word count: Exactly 500
Prompt: 1. brilliant bear Patronus
Summary: At the yearly gathering of wealthy wizard families, a young Helga looks to the future and how she might shape it.
Link: Making Plans



Title: Incapable of Love
Author: dustthouart
Wizard/Witch: Regulus Black/Bellatrix Black
Rating/Warnings: PG-13/R for sexual situations, mature themes
Genre: Romance/Despair
Word count: Exactly 500
Prompt: 3. leaping emerald flames
Summary: Regulus has always idolized his cousin Bellatrix. Now he wants to convince her to marry him.
Link: Incapable of Love



Title: Beneath the Stars
Author: floorcoaster
Wizard/Witch: Lucius Malfoy/Narcissa Black
Rating/Warnings: G/PG
Genre: Romance
Word count: Exactly 500
Prompt: 5. five golden rings
Summary: A gift of promise and love.
Link: Beneath the Stars



Title: Heiring on the Side of Caution
Author: gelsey
Wizard/Witch: Leonardo Capulet/Lilith Zabini
Rating/Warnings: PG-13/R for nudity, character death
Genre: Romance/Drama
Word count: Exactly 500
Prompt: 8. kissable, glossy lips
Summary: Leonardo Capulet has wanted an heir for a while now. What he doesn’t know is that his wife wants one even more.
Link: Heiring on the Side of Caution



Title: Mated Pair
Author: harmony_bites
Wizard/Witch: Arthur Weasley/Molly Prewett
Rating/Warnings: G/PG
Genre: Romance
Word count: Exactly 500
Prompt: 14. sword of Godric Gryffindor
Summary: Molly has always had the heart of a Gryffindor; Arthur loves her for it.
Link: Mated Pair



Title: One Drop Too Few
Author: irespressogirl
Wizard/Witch: Sirius Black/Marlene McKinnon
Rating/Warnings: PG-13/R
Genre: Romance/Humour
Word count: Exactly 500
Prompt: 24. molten gold Felix Felicis
Summary: Sirius needs a bit of luck, but he doesn't get the kind he expects.
Link: One Drop Too Few



Title: Play With Me
Author: irishcyn
Wizard/Witch: James Potter/Lily Evans
Rating/Warnings: G/PG
Genre: Romance/Humour
Word count: Exactly 500
Prompt: 20. pearly white ribbon
Summary: Lily wants to play.
Link: Play With Me



Title: Farewell, My Love
Author: kereia
Wizard/Witch: Sir Nicholas de Mimsy Porpington/Lady Grieve Nigellus
Rating/Warnings: G/PG
Genre: Romance/Drama
Word count: Exactly 500
Prompt: 19. Sir Nicholas de Mimsy Porpington
Summary: As a concession to the holiday season, Sir Nicholas is allowed to write one more letter before his execution.
Link: Farewell, My Love



Title: For Love or Money?
Author: ladywhitehart
Wizard/Witch: Ted Tonks/Andromeda Black
Rating/Warnings: PG-13/R
Genre: Romance/Drama
Word count: Exactly 500
Prompt: 17. Goblin-made suits of armour
Summary: Wishing to avoid a mutually undesired union with Lucius, Andromeda Black takes her future into her own hands.
Link: For Love or Money?



Title: Mrs Black’s First Christmas
Author: lewlinx
Wizard/Witch: Sirius Black/Hesper Gamp
Rating/Warnings: NC-17 Adults Only
Genre: Romance/Passion
Word count: Exactly 500
Prompt: 23. emerald encrusted snuffbox
Summary: In 1900, Hesper celebrates Christmas morning as the new Mrs Black.
Link: Mrs Black's First Christmas



Title: The Antipodean Opaleye
Author: lillithj
Wizard/Witch: Salazar Slytherin/Rowena Ravenclaw
Rating/Warnings: G/PG
Genre: Romance/Drama
Word count: Exactly 500
Prompt: 26. iridescent dragon scales
Summary: Antipodean Opaleyes are not native to Scotland.
Link: The Antipodean Opaleye



Title: Never Turn Away
Author: lynelucas28
Wizard/Witch: Severus/Lily
Rating/Warnings: G/PG
Genre: Romance/Drama
Word count: Exactly 500
Prompt: 2. Phoenix tears
Summary: No matter what happens, she can never turn away.
Link: Never Turn Away



Title: Peace Be With You
Author: myownmuggle
Wizard/Witch: Salazar Slytherin/Rowena Ravenclaw
Rating/Warnings: G/PG
Genre: Romance/Despair
Word count: Exactly 500
Prompt: 25. glimmer of silver candelabra
Summary: When Salazar Slytherin fled Hogwarts, it was not only the castle he left behind.
Link: Peace Be With You



Title: One Less Thing
Author: pokeystar
Wizard/Witch: Regulus Black/Narcissa Black Malfoy
Rating/Warnings: G/PG
Genre: Romance/Despair
Word count: Exactly 500
Prompt: 4. Slytherin’s silver locket
Summary: A man disappointed in love is a dangerous thing.
Link: One Less Thing



Title: Love’s Requiem
Author: redvelvetcanopy
Wizard/Witch: Salazar Slytherin/Rowena Ravenclaw
Rating/Warnings: PG-13/R for character death
Genre: Romance/Despair
Word Count: 500 exactly
Prompt: 30. diadem of Ravenclaw
Summary: If one’s last desire goes unfulfilled, the soul must find a way to rest untroubled.
Link: Love's Requiem



Title: Spontaneous
Author: rosedemon
Wizard/Witch: Frank Longbottom/Alice
Rating/Warnings: G/PG
Genre: Romance/Drama
Word count: Exactly 500
Prompt: 10. Bedazzling Hex
Summary: Alice is presented with an offer of a magical ride.
Link: Spontaneous



Title: Star Light, Star Bright
Author: savine_snape
Wizard/Witch: Severus Snape/Lily Evans
Rating/Warnings: G/PG
Genre: Romance/Whimsy
Word count: Exactly 500
Prompt: 6. Black Lake in the starlight
Summary: Severus meets Lily by the lake to watch the stars and exchange presents.
Link: Star Light, Star Bright



Title: Home for Christmas
Author: sc010f
Wizard/Witch: Franklin Longbottom/Augusta Longbottom
Rating/Warnings: G/PG
Genre: Romance
Word count: Exactly 500
Prompt: 7. twinkling fairy lights
Summary: Franklin Longbottom was always home with Augusta on Christmas. Not even Gellert Grindelwald could get in his way.
Link: Home for Christmas



Title: Perfect Bliss
Author: seaislewitch
Wizard/Witch: Regulus Black/Bliss Fairchild (original witch)
Rating/Warnings: NC-17 Adults Only/mild sexual situations
Genre: Romance/Passion
Word count: Exactly 500
Prompt: 29. luminous holly berries
Summary: A perfect, blissful start to the New Year.
Link: Perfect Bliss



Title: Blood Diamonds
Author: silburygirl
Wizard/Witch: Lucius Malfoy/Narcissa Black
Rating/Warnings: G/PG
Genre: Romance/Drama
Word Count: Exactly 500
Prompt: 11. glittering diamond necklace
Summary: Narcissa receives a family heirloom.
Link: Blood Diamonds



Title: Up to No Good
Author: somigliana
Wizard/Witch: Tom Marvolo Riddle/Jean Hepzibah Smith
Rating/Warnings: PG-13/R
Genre: Romance/Despair
Word count: Exactly 500
Prompt: 22. Hufflepuff's golden cup
Summary: Since being confined to Hogwarts, Moaning Myrtle has developed a new pastime.
Link: Up to No Good



Title: Frown Lines and Tinsel
Author: queencheesecake
Wizard/Witch: Ted Tonks/Andromeda Tonks
Rating/Warnings: G/PG
Genre: Romance/Whimsy
Word count: Exactly 500
Prompt: 21. polished chrome flying motorcycle
Summary: Andromeda is having trouble adjusting to her new life. Ted is on hand to help.
Link: Frown Lines and Tinsel



Title: Letters and Secrets
Author: verseblack
Wizard/Witch: Phineas Nigellus Black/Ursula Flint Nigellus
Rating/Warnings: G/PG
Genre: Romance/Whimsy
Word count: Exactly 500
Prompt: 27. jewelled quill and parchment
Summary: Ursula works on Christmas cards...and a little something else.
Link: Letters and Secrets



Title: Finally Alone
Author: writermerrin
Wizard/Witch: Salazar Slytherin/Rowena Ravenclaw
Rating/Warnings: PG-13/R
Genre: Romance
Word count: Exactly 500
Prompt: 9. Invisibility Cloak
Summary: Salazar Slytherin comes of age during the Winter Solstice, and there is more than that to celebrate.
Link: Finally Alone