“So,” said Harry, “the diary. . .the ring. . The cup, the locket, the snake. . . and something that was once Ravenclaw’s or Gryffindor’s.“
“An admirably succinct and accurate summary, yes,” said Dumbledore, bowing his head. (Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, p. 507, American Edition.)
Six items-famed for being the vessels of Voldemort’s soul. Set in eight vignettes across ten centuries, this is their stories before their fates were sealed.
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What happened on the night that Tom Riddle was born? What events led up to Merope's last breath?
Written in response to EmeraldCity's "The Birth of a HP Character" Challenge on HPFF.
For Jo Raskoph's "Telling The Parents" Challenge
Tom and Merope's engagement is not music to Mr Riddle's ears
Also posted on HPFF
In death we are reborn anew; though the death doesn't have to be ours.
Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted
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