“Death’s Dominion” has been updated on TPP. Reviewers say “already much better than what That Other Writer gave us.” (Yeah, shameless self-promotion time! LOL!) Full summary below. (Don’t miss the update to “A Holiday with the Headmaster,” also posted today!)
Chapter Five Summary: Severus watches Hermione brewing her potion as he recalls his startling introduction to Robert Crouch in early January 1997, and a conversation with Dumbledore late the following month, when he first learned of one of the Headmaster’s most daft schemes yet. Severus considers Hermione and her role.
Characters: Albus Dumbledore, Harry Potter, Hermione Granger, Luna Lovegood, Minerva McGonagall, Ronald Weasley, Severus Snape
General Summary: Severus Snape’s life was changed when he was hit by an errant spell, and he comes to a decision that defies Dumbledore’s wishes. Even the fate of the wizarding world is altered by this one ill-cast curse and Snape’s subsequent resolve. Long after the spell itself has dissipated, its effects continue echoing in the lives of Severus, Albus, Minerva, and Hermione, and bring with them a shadowy figure whom Snape does not trust and whose motivations and influence on Minerva are murky. AU Years Six & Seven. Not DH-compliant.
Characters: Alastor (Mad-Eye) Moody, Albus Dumbledore, Harry Potter, Hermione Granger, Luna Lovegood, Minerva McGonagall, Poppy Pomfrey, Ronald Weasley, Severus Snape
Genres: Alternate Universe, Drama, Psychological
Rating: M (R)
Chapter One: Where blew a flower
Summary: When Dumbledore won’t be persuaded, Severus makes a decision and prepares to take matters into his own hands, despite the consequences he foresees for himself.
Characters: Albus Dumbledore, Minerva McGonagall, Severus Snape
Chapter Two: Faith in their hands shall snap in two
Summary: Severus undertakes an unpleasant task.
Characters: Minerva McGonagall, Severus Snape
Chapter Three: Heads of the characters hammer through daisies
Summary: In July 1997, a surprised Harry sees a secret plan unfold before his eyes as he leaves Privet Drive for the last time.
Characters: Dudley Dursley, Harry Potter, Minerva McGonagall, Petunia (Evans) Dursley, Vernon Dursley
Chapter Four: Though they be mad
Summary: It’s late September 1997, and Harry and his companions are driven from Hogwarts to set off on their mission.
Characters: Harry Potter, Hermione Granger, Luna Lovegood, Minerva McGonagall, Ronald Weasley, Severus Snape