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L'optimisme New! by Aphoride

Rated: Mature Audiences • 46 Reviews starstarstarstarstar
Summary:

Language shapes the world, for good or for evil. In silence, wounds fester and arguments begin. And what are wars but arguments out of control?

Albus/Gellert 

||2014 Dobby Winner: Best Quote; 2014 Golden Snitches, Silver: Best Romance, 2013 Silver: Best Romance, Best Slash||    


La BĂȘte Noire New! by Aphoride

Rated: Mature Audiences • 5 Reviews starstarstarstarhalf-star
Summary:

Immortality is as much ambrosia as it is poison: it is selfish, egotistical and all-consuming. 

We fell; or rather, one fell - the other was already at the bottom.    


Imperium by Aphoride

Rated: Mature Audiences • 5 Reviews starstarstarstarstar
Summary:

Men become accustomed to poison by degrees - Victor Hugo

 

It is October 1949: Lycus Malfoy is dying, quarantined in his house alone but for his wife, Adelaide, who still hopes there is a miracle cure; Eileen Prince has vanished into a Muggle life, washing the dead and arranging flowers, away from the sneers she endured at school; Cygnus and Orion Black are at war with each other even as they bury their secrets six feet deep. 

 

There is a murderer on the loose, shrouded in paranoia, and the old structures, things of blood and age and time, are starting to crumble. 

 

And a ship arrives from Lübeck bringing Tom Riddle home. 


Your Kingdom Come by Aphoride

Rated: Mature Audiences • 6 Reviews starstarstarstarstar
Summary:

Men were never meant to be gods. 

 

Before the Peverell brothers were immortal, they were dead. Before they were dead, they were dying, bit by bit by bit. 


Bluebird by Aphoride

Rated: Mature Audiences • 6 Reviews starstarstarstarstar
Summary:

Wings arc from your body as you begin to soar, rising and curving towards the sun as it filters down towards you through the ink-blue sky.

 

Water fills your lungs in a steady drip, drip, drip, and you are drowning instead. 


La Salvezza by Aphoride

Rated: Mature Audiences • 4 Reviews starstarstarstarstar
Summary:

In the middle of the journey of our life I came to myself within a dark wood where the straight way was lost. 

- Dante Alighieri


Empress by Aphoride

Rated: Mature Audiences • 5 Reviews starstarstarstarstar
Summary:

One cannot pick fruit until one has planted and watered the tree, every day and every night, faithful and constant, as my ayah used to remind me. Only then, after years of patience, does the fruit come: plump and soft and quickly ripe; the farmer's reward for perseverance.

 

Being a collection of letters from Elphinstone Urquart to Minerva McGonagall, from 1956 to 1982.

 

(Or, a courtship in motion.)


Azrael Rising by Aphoride

Rated: Mature Audiences • 4 Reviews starstarstarstarstar
Summary:

In death we are reborn anew; though the death doesn't have to be ours. 


Or, 

Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted

Matthew 5.4    


Ignotia by Aphoride

Rated: Mature Audiences • 6 Reviews starstarstarstarhalf-star
Summary:

History is written by the victors, to their specifications. Not all of history fits within them. 

These are those parts which do not.

For Elisabeth.


Gloria by Aphoride

Rated: Mature Audiences • 1 Reviews
Summary:

Let me not then die ingloriously and without a struggle, but let me first do some great thing that shall be told among men hereafter.

- Homer, The Iliad


Infinitesimal by Aphoride

Rated: Mature Audiences • 1 Reviews starstarstarstarstar
Summary:

He and I, we were infinitesimal. 

James/Regulus

For Connor & Tanya    


the woman who married a star and bore a hero by Aphoride

Rated: Teen Audiences • 2 Reviews
Summary:

She watches him grow, her son - far more her son than either of the others - until she is no longer sure she knows him.


Two Earthly Kingdoms by Aphoride

Rated: Teen Audiences • 3 Reviews starstarstarstarstar
Summary:

His blood burns in the night, crackling with power and he dreams of it turning gold, of two crowns on his head, and a throne of onyx. 

In the end, blood only runs red and crowns melt in the glare of the sun.

For Isobel.


Romeo In Ivory by Aphoride

Rated: Teen Audiences • 3 Reviews starstarstarstarhalf-star
Summary:

They watched how he tried to fly, mere mortal in the hands of Fate, and they watched how he fell.    


Plum Velvet by Aphoride

Rated: Teen Audiences • 1 Reviews starstarstarstarhalf-star
Summary:

Adoration only grows, fast and strong, until I cannot live without him. In my world, he replaced the sun, and I breathed only at his command. 

Lovers alone wear sunlight - e.e. cummings