House of Stone by WindingArrow


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Life on Privet Drive is about as boring as life can get. Especially for a teenage witch. But when the lights go out one night, a panicked run for help turns my life upside-down. From family secrets to complicated love, I can't keep my head above water. One wrong move can mean loneliness. It can also mean death.

Rating: Teen Audiences [Reviews - 20] starstarstarstarstar
Category: Harry Potter Universe
Characters: Cho Chang, Draco Malfoy, Ginny Weasley, Harry Potter, Hermione Granger, Luna Lovegood, Original Character, Original Female Character, Original Male Character, Ron Weasley, Terry Boot
Advisories: None
HPFT Forum House: Ravenclaw
Genre: AU, Drama, Romance
Inclusivity: None
Pairings: Ron Weasley/OC (HP), Unlisted Pairing
Story Type: Novel (50,000+ words)
Themes: Breakups, Bullying, Discrimination, Family, Friendship, Holidays, Love/Hate Relationships, Slow Build/Slow Burn
Series: None
Chapters: 14 Completed: No
Words: 42289 Reads: 3169
Published: 18 Jan 2017 Updated: 25 Jan 2018

Story Summary:

The core story that begins the AU for which many of my stories take place.

1. Prologue by WindingArrow [Reviews - 4] starstarstarstarstar (1229 words)

"... Wilkes saw him, Lucius. While he and the Carrow siblings took down the Brockdale Bridge, they saw him!"

2. Number 3 by WindingArrow [Reviews - 3] starstarstarstarstar (3479 words)

She stopped me with The Look. Twisted lips and one eyebrow disappearing into her hair line. "Ahem?" she said, holding out her hand.

Oh. Right. Reaching into my pocket, I pulled out that thing I wasn't supposed to use outside of school and handed it to her.

3. Kiss, Kiss by WindingArrow [Reviews - 2] starstarstarstarstar (3746 words)

"Why couldn't you be a normal kid who made friends her own age?"

I quirked an eyebrow at her and then made it turn rainbow and back. "A normal kid?"

4. Privet Drive Lights by WindingArrow [Reviews - 2] starstarstarstarstar (2969 words)

There was a popping noise and I turned to look at what it was, but nothing was there. No one was there. I was alone.

5. Midnight Inquisition by WindingArrow [Reviews - 1] starstarstarstarstar (3253 words)

"Your hair was changing when I found you. That's a sign of Polyjuice Potion," she said accusingly.

6. Not The 'Cute' One by WindingArrow [Reviews - 1] starstarstarstarstar (3329 words)

She glanced at me again and grinned slyly. "You know? How do you know?"

7. Feathers and Mudpies by WindingArrow [Reviews - 2] starstarstarstarstar (3544 words)

"Harry, er, talks in his sleep." He grinned.

"Apparently. What did he say?"

"Something, something, parseltongue."

8. To Market, To Market, and Home Again by WindingArrow [Reviews - 2] starstarstarstarstar (4660 words)

"Potter! I might have known it was you. Would you mind going at least one year without getting my girlfriend wrapped up in your adventures?"

"You've only just started dating her this year. I didn't know there were rules. Send me a memo next time."

9. Love and Lies by WindingArrow [Reviews - 1] starstarstarstarstar (3337 words)

"Oh, no. That is not going to be a thing. He's a boy, for crying out loud!"

"So? Maybe he's a gay Pygmi Puff! Don't you judge him!"

10. The End of Summer (and Secrets) by WindingArrow [Reviews - 1] starstarstarstarstar (3304 words)

"At the end of the day, I didn't really want to be with Barney Shunpike-"


11. Late Night Scribbles by WindingArrow [Reviews - 1] starstarstarstarstar (1089 words)

I... Am very tired... And I have a lot of ground to cover, so screw story mode. This is summary mode. There is a lot to tell and they don't serve coffee at dinner.

12. Tryouts on Saturday! by WindingArrow [Reviews - 0] (2265 words)

"Call me 'ickle' one more time. I dare you."

13. You, Keeper. Me, Beater. by WindingArrow [Reviews - 0] (3258 words)

"What are you doing?"

"Keeping. You're the Chaser. I'm not letting you to the goals."

"Did you forget that I'm actually the Beater?"

14. A Bit of Truth and Jelly Slugs by WindingArrow [Reviews - 0] (2827 words)

"Have you tried talking to him about it?"

"Sort of?"

"So that's a no?"