Many thanks to everyone who voted for my fics, Resolving a Misunderstanding and Death’s Dominion, in the HP Fanfic Fan Poll Awards. Thanks to you, Resolving a Misunderstanding reached the top spot in the Fan Poll for the Legacy Minerva McGonagall story, and Death’s Dominion was in first in the Legacy Gen Fic category. I’m completely bowled over! Continue reading
Category Archives: Death’s Dominion
“There is always hope, Severus, even if it is not for ourselves,” Minerva said. “No matter the setbacks or the defeats, there is always hope. We will not surrender to despair, we will not capitulate to Darkness. Even should we die, we will die with hope for tomorrow. Even in our final breath, we will know that our triumph will come. We will die with that hope in our hearts, if we must, but today, we shall live in it. Even should he win the day, that pathetic little toe-rag who fancies himself a lord of wizards, even then, we will know that it will not last. Hope will shine before us always, an eternal star that urges us forward even as we pass through the valley of despair. So proceed with hope, Severus, not only with regret and recriminations, no matter where it leads you, even if it leads you into darkness and death. Hope will be there. Remember it and look to its light even if you breathe your last, and that hope will carry you beyond the darkness. Hope, love, faith: they together shall vanquish the Dark, and it is in us that they live.”
“And when we are dead?” Severus asked, morose and cynical. “Where, then, is that hope? Where, then, love?” Continue reading
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For more information about Death’s Dominion, you can read its description here — but beware that there are spoilers in the chapter summaries. You may read Death’s Dominion online over at the Petulant Poetess.
Both ebooks are well formatted and Death’s Dominion has a full table of contents, as well as an appendix that includes chapter summaries and other information.
Thoughts on Deathly Hallows, Writing, and the Muse
On 1 August 2007, I was still reeling from having read Deathly Hallows in a marathon reading session a little over a week before, and was recovering from my shock and disappointment. As I was reading, I kept waiting for the book to get better, kept waiting for it to feel like the Harry Potter series I had come to know and love. Continue reading