She could have said no.
On the things don't make sense and matter anyway but never like they really should, never like hugeness and the world and power. "Gods are for mudbloods and muggles, Lovegood."
Wherein people don't go crazy even though they want to. Because they want to. Whatever.
Ed has never been too old to lie to himself. AU movie.
Prostitution and assassination and the way of the shinobi is for him, and firsts and lasts and middles will never involve those callused hands or chapped lips stretching in a bright, happy smile ag...
He wonders if Naruto has discovered what a liar he is. He thinks about Orochimaru's new redblack eyes and wish-it-wasn't-familiar smirk and decides he probably has.
You see, the Saviour and You-Know-Who both died that night at Godric's Hollow. [Hermione is worth something, but all she is worth is everything that she never became. AU]
She had thought she could simply reach out and entwine their fingers and whisper to the sun: i'm yours and you're mine, and here is my happiness. Femmeslash
They miss each other on the way, the proverbial two ships passing in the night, and kiss the false images they hold.
This is a love story. [Are you listening? I would live for you, she says. Are you listening?] Femmeslash.
[There was silence. It was a tense silence, the kind of silence that ate toes. It was a who-is-going-to-speak-first silence.] The voices in Minato's head stage a coup and Get Some. An AU Yonkaka sl...
Ron remembers being naive enough to think that death is the worst thing that can happen to a person, but it is a distant, faded memory. Written for Cateagle.
['It's really hard to tell if we win or lose. Sometimes we do both, or neither, and sometimes we just lose and never know it.'] Drug use, femmeslash.
Once upon a time would be nice, but Lavender knew better than to hope for fairytales a long time ago. Her cheeks ached. Requested by Vanir.
[She closes her eyes as the camera flashes. It won't do to be crying in her wedding pictures, after all.] Hermione and Padma. Femmeslash. Gift fic for Addictive Passion.
Because ninja die for money and bad luck and good luck and sabotage and pride and honor and spite and the name of a village. Death is so cheap, and the Yondaime won't accept what Kakashi's offering.
[The man’s hoarse, ruined voice says, “I’m tired of life.”] Hermione only wishes that her perfect memory had failed her, that her brain had repressed the memories. She's too tired to hate.
Five things that never happen to Naruto.
[I don't know how to be me without you.] It's barely a whisper, bitter/reluctant and torn from Harry's throat so dangerously. On the easy steps of going a bit mad. On the simple steps of going too ...
[He was angry, he was bitter, and he wanted to slaughter Voldemort, Voldemort's minions, and said minions' children - just to be thorough. Luckily, Harry had a gun.]Harry gets captured. The Death E...
Bellatrix has been a tad insane her entire life - Sirius never thought to think she would go so far, though. teen Bella/Sirius
[When her mum finally managed to kill herself during one of her crazy, brilliant experiments, Luna did not say, “I expected it.”] Ten things Luna never said.
[Pretty words don’t mean a thing. Keep your eyes on him.] Orochimaru twists into you so naturally. Your castle will melt. Your bridge will wilt. You. Won't. Care.
[The boy doesn't come anymore. In the dead of the night, she lies awake, waitingwaitingwaiting.] She never sleeps. She never lives.
Harry tells a few postwar truths. [I've spilled so much blood that I'm surprised I don't still smell like it, and sometimes I see splashes of crimson on my clothes, and it's. Not. Fair. I'm eightee...