The What We Become Universe by Rumpelstiltskin
58 Reviews · 10 likes
10 stories

My universe of headcanon, fanon, and canon-benders (not necessarily AU) surrounding the First Wizarding War and beyond (as well as vignettes around characters affected by the First Wizarding War (before, during, and after the FWW).



Fandoms: Harry Potter Universe > Second Wizarding War (1995-1998), Harry Potter Universe, Harry Potter Universe > First Wizarding War (1950-1981), Harry Potter Universe > Between Wars (1981-1995)

Characters: Alastor 'Mad-Eye' Moody, Albus Dumbledore, Alecto Carrow, Alice Longbottom, Amycus Carrow, Bellatrix Black Lestrange, Evan Rosier, Fabian Prewett, Fenrir Greyback, Gideon Prewett, Goyle Sr., Igor Karkaroff, James Potter I, Lily Evans Potter, Lucius Malfoy, Marlene McKinnon, Mary Macdonald, Original Character, Original Female Character, Original Male Character, Orion Black, Peter Pettigrew, Pius Thicknesse, Rabastan Lestrange, Regulus Black, Remus Lupin, Severus Snape, Sirius Black, Theodore Nott, Tobias Snape, Unlisted Character, Vincent Crabbe Sr., Voldemort/Tom Marvolo Riddle, Walden Macnair, Wilkes, Yaxley

Pairings:
Genre:

Themes: Breakups, Dying/Grieving, Friendship, Origin Story, Parenthood, Questioning Identity, Star-Crossed Romance, War

Inclusivity: PTSD

Series Type: Open




Past Featured Story Each Shining Light, Each Silver Bell by Rumpelstiltskin

Fandom: Harry Potter Universe, Harry Potter Universe > First Wizarding War (1950-1981) · Rating: Mature Audiences · Completed One-Shot (any length)
3 Reviews · 10 likes · 46 reads



stunning banner by victus. @TDA

 

Character Vignette: Severus Snape

 

As he leaned over to pick up the coat hanger, an idea popped into his head. A wonderful, spectacular idea that would make his Mum smile -- he was sure of it.

 

2017 MFWHATA Winner (Most Pureblooded)



Characters: Eileen Prince, Severus Snape, Tobias Snape

Pairings: Unlisted Pairing

Story Length: 1 chapters (2455 words)

HPFT Forum House: Slytherin

Genre: Angst

Themes: Family, Origin Story, Poverty

Inclusivity: None

Advisories: Domestic Abuse, Slurs, Violence
Series: The What We Become Universe, Slytherin MFWHATA Winners

Published: 26 Sep 2017 · Updated: 27 Sep 2017
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promise. by Rumpelstiltskin

Fandom: Harry Potter Universe, Harry Potter Universe > First Wizarding War (1950-1981) · Rating: All Audiences · Completed One-Shot (any length)
2 Reviews · 10 likes · 133 reads


10-minute vignette.  Regulus has concerns about his impending future at a party celebrating Bellatrix and Rodolphus' union.  Narcissa comforts him. 



Characters: Narcissa Black Malfoy, Regulus Black

Pairings: None

Story Length: 1 chapters (1069 words)

HPFT Forum House: Slytherin

Genre: General

Themes: Family, Friendship

Inclusivity: None

Advisories: None
Series: The What We Become Universe, Slytherin Stories of the Month

Published: 14 Sep 2017 · Updated: 14 Sep 2017
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Past Featured Story Grim Encounters by Rumpelstiltskin



"From that moment forward, the dog returned to witches and wizards and Muggles alike to bear warning. His spectral presence soon became known as the Grim, an omen of death. Pray we heed his warning, should he ever come to us."

 

Written for ImaRavenclaw's First Kiss Challenge

Character exploration: Mary MacDonald c. 1977

Sirus Black x Mary Macdonald



Characters: Mary Macdonald, Sirius Black

Pairings: Sirius Black/OC (HP)

Story Length: 1 chapters (2389 words)

HPFT Forum House: Slytherin

Genre: Fairy Tale/Fable, Fluff

Themes: Bullying, Magical Creature

Inclusivity: None

Advisories: Sexual Content, Violence
Series: The What We Become Universe

Published: 25 Oct 2017 · Updated: 25 Oct 2017
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Past Featured Story Blah, blah, blah, Moony! by Rumpelstiltskin



Remus finds himself overwhelmed by the prospect of leaving Hogwarts and begins pushing his friends away. Sirius is determined to find out why.

 

Dialogue only. 



Characters: Remus Lupin, Sirius Black

Pairings: Nymphadora Tonks/Remus Lupin (HP), Remus Lupin/Sirius Black (HP)

Story Length: 1 chapters (2457 words)

HPFT Forum House: Slytherin

Genre: Angst, Drama, Fluff, Romance

Themes: Friends to Lovers, War

Inclusivity: Bisexual/Biromantic, Gay, LGBTQA

Advisories: None
Series: The What We Become Universe

Published: 08 Jan 2018 · Updated: 09 Jan 2018
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Spiral by Rumpelstiltskin



Written for Dojh167's "The Totally Constraining Challenge".


Prompt: "Write a story where the first sentence starts with A, second starts with B, and so on."

 

A character exploration of Sirius Black, First Wizarding War Era. Completely experimental, completely short, and completely dark. 



Characters: Sirius Black

Pairings: Remus Lupin/Sirius Black (HP), Sirius Black/OC (HP)

Story Length: 1 chapters (534 words)

HPFT Forum House: Slytherin

Genre: Angst, Dark/Horror

Themes: War

Inclusivity: None

Advisories: Sexual Content, Substance Abuse, Violence
Series: The What We Become Universe

Published: 06 Dec 2017 · Updated: 06 Dec 2017
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Past Featured Story What We Become by Rumpelstiltskin

Fandom: Harry Potter Universe, Harry Potter Universe > First Wizarding War (1950-1981) · Rating: Mature Audiences · Incomplete Novel (50,000+ words)
15 Reviews · 10 likes · 294 reads


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banner by me

 

Leaving Hogwarts to leap into the cesspool of adulthood is hard. Leaving Hogwarts to leap into the cesspool of adulthood in the wake of a life-altering war and falling in love with a Death Eater is even harder.



Series: The What We Become Universe

Published: 24 Sep 2017 · Updated: 04 Mar 2018
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When Spring Doesn't Return by Rumpelstiltskin



An overlook at Karkaroff and Grace's developing relationship as represented by the seasons. 

 

*For StarFeather's Tanka Style Romance Poetry Challenge



Characters: Igor Karkaroff, Original Female Character

Pairings: Igor Karkaroff/OC (HP)

Story Length: 1 chapters (184 words)

HPFT Forum House: Slytherin

Genre: Dark/Horror, Romance

Themes: None

Inclusivity: None

Advisories: None
Series: The What We Become Universe, Original Fiction, Poetry, Slytherin Stories of the Month

Published: 03 Oct 2017 · Updated: 05 Oct 2017
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Run Away With Me by Rumpelstiltskin



Alice's first happiest memory is on her wedding day--though, not for any of the reasons it probably should be.

 

Character Exploration: Alice Prewett

 

Written for MegGonagall's The Conjure Your Patronus Challenge

 

Pairing: Alice Prewitt x Lucinda Talkalot

 

 



Characters: Alice Longbottom, Original Character, Original Female Character, Unlisted Character

Pairings: Unlisted Pairing

Story Length: 1 chapters (773 words)

HPFT Forum House: Slytherin

Genre: Fluff, General, Romance

Themes: Infidelity, Rare Pair

Inclusivity: Lesbian, LGBTQA

Advisories: Sexual Content
Series: The What We Become Universe

Published: 14 Dec 2017 · Updated: 14 Dec 2017
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Of Final Thoughts by Rumpelstiltskin

Fandom: Harry Potter Universe, Harry Potter Universe > First Wizarding War (1950-1981) · Rating: Mature Audiences · Completed One-Shot (any length)
5 Reviews · 10 likes · 48 reads


I always knew you'd die trying to save the world.  I also knew I'd die first.  



Characters: Alastor 'Mad-Eye' Moody

Pairings: None

Story Length: 1 chapters (1914 words)

HPFT Forum House: Slytherin

Genre: Angst, Dark/Horror

Themes: Friendship, War

Inclusivity: None

Advisories: Suicide, Violence
Series: The What We Become Universe

Published: 01 Sep 2017 · Updated: 28 Sep 2017
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Astoundingly Ordinary by Rumpelstiltskin

Fandom: Harry Potter Universe, Harry Potter Universe > Between Wars (1981-1995) · Rating: Mature Audiences · Completed One-Shot (any length)
3 Reviews · 9 likes · 47 reads


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Character Vignette: Igor Karkaroff

It's about finding light in the darkness, if by obscure means. Igor Karkaroff x OC



Characters: Igor Karkaroff, Original Character, Original Female Character

Pairings: Igor Karkaroff/OC (HP)

Story Length: 1 chapters (1227 words)

HPFT Forum House: Slytherin

Genre: Dark/Horror, Romance

Themes: None

Inclusivity: None

Advisories: Sexual Content, Substance Abuse, Violence
Series: The What We Become Universe

Published: 23 Sep 2017 · Updated: 27 Sep 2017
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