The Serpent's Requiem by apondinabluebox
33 Reviews · 10 likes
3 stories

Before the First Wizarding War shaped them into monsters, before the Dark Mark was seared into their left forearms, before their loyalties were questioned and the world they knew changed irrevocably, the students of Slytherin House were people who loved, who laughed, who lived.


These are their stories.

Fandoms: Harry Potter Universe, Harry Potter Universe > First Wizarding War (1950-1981)

Characters: Andromeda Black Tonks, Avery Jr., Bartemius Crouch Jr., Bellatrix Black Lestrange, Evan Rosier, Gibbon, Kreacher, Lucius Malfoy, Mulciber, Narcissa Black Malfoy, Original Character, Original Female Character, Original Male Character, Rabastan Lestrange, Regulus Black, Rodolphus Lestrange, Severus Snape, Sirius Black, Walden Macnair, Wilkes


Themes: Bullying, Dying/Grieving, Fate/Prophecy, Love/Hate Relationships, Questioning Identity, Slow Build/Slow Burn, Star-Crossed Romance, War

Inclusivity: Bisexual/Biromantic, Demisexual, Gay, LGBTQA, Mixed Race, Other Mental Illness, Other Physical Disability, Polyamory, PTSD

Series Type: Closed

Muggle Studies by apondinabluebox

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Being the first Nott in history to take Muggle Studies was always going to be a controversial decision. What Tibs didn't realise was just how far-reaching the consequences would become.

Characters: Original Female Character, Original Male Character, Regulus Black, Walden Macnair

Pairings: None

Story Length: 1 chapters (4901 words)

HPFT Forum House: Hufflepuff

Genre: Angst, Drama

Themes: Careers, Discrimination, School

Inclusivity: Bisexual/Biromantic, Gay

Advisories: Slurs
Series: The Serpent's Requiem

Published: 15 Jan 2017 · Updated: 18 Jan 2017

Past Featured Story The Skull Beneath the Skin by apondinabluebox

Fandom: Harry Potter Universe, Harry Potter Universe > First Wizarding War (1950-1981) · Rating: Mature Audiences · Incomplete Novel (50,000+ words)
24 Reviews · 10 likes · 387 reads

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Fifth year’s barely over, but the future is all everyone wants to talk about. Regulus is determined to outshine his brother. Walden’s planning a marriage that’ll never happen. Tibs wants to be a politician. Becoming the next Bellatrix Lestrange is my goal, and the only one that seems achievable. Yet with the Death Eaters falling like flies, the future looks bleaker than ever.

In five years’ time, we’re all going to be dead.

Series: The Serpent's Requiem, Hufflepuff Chalice Winners, FROGS Winners

Published: 03 Jan 2017 · Updated: 21 Oct 2019

Past Featured Story The Absence of Colour by apondinabluebox

Fandom: Harry Potter Universe, Harry Potter Universe > Between Wars (1981-1995) · Rating: Mature Audiences · Completed Challenge Entry (any length), One-Shot (any length)
4 Reviews · 0 likes · 54 reads

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"Besides, when the Dark Lord wins, everyone will be celebrating," she had laughed, tilting her back onto Willoughby's shoulder. "What better time to get married? People will be calling it the wedding of the victors!"


Seers were supposed to see the future, but this was not something she had ever seen coming.


Hortensia Avery/Willoughby Gibbon


Written for HPFT's New Beginnings Challenge

Characters: Avery Jr., Gibbon, Original Female Character

Pairings: Unlisted Pairing

Story Length: 1 chapters (3889 words)

HPFT Forum House: Hufflepuff

Genre: Angst

Themes: Dying/Grieving, Marriage, War

Inclusivity: Other Mental Illness

Advisories: Domestic Abuse
Series: The Serpent's Requiem, The Prefects' Challenges

Published: 06 Jan 2017 · Updated: 06 Jan 2017