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Harry Potter and the Unbreakable Bond by Leviathan Rated: RT - Restricted Themes starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 203]
Summary: Past Featured StoryWhen Hermione uses ancient magic to save Harry and Ron, the trio's lives are changed - forever! 

AU, Sixth-year.
Categories: The Broomshed > Ménage a Trio
Characters: Harry Potter, Hermione Granger, Ron Weasley
Genres: Action/Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Erotica, Fluff, Horror, Romance, Trio
Time Period: Voldemort's Second War
Warnings: Alternate Universe, Contains Spoiler for HBP, Contains Spoilers for DH, Graphic Violence, Het, Hurt/Comfort, Masturbation, Slash, Strong Language, Strong Sexual Content, Threesome, Underage
Series: None
Chapters: 27 Table of Contents
Completed: No Word count: 165896 Read Count: 143483
[Report This] Published: 10/14/2006 Updated: 04/08/2010
Reviewer: risiepookie Signed starstarstarstarhalf-star
Date: 11/20/2006 Title: Chapter 7: Chapter Six: "...Never Killed Anybody!"

I love the feeling of this story- genuine, engaging, funny, realistic (in an odd sort of way)... you get the point.  Every week I look forward to the next installment in this clever story.

Great chapter, looking forward to the next one!  :o)

Author's Response: Thank you so very much! What a kind and loveley review!

I'm just so very glad you're enjoying it. Thank you.

Reviewer: risiepookie Signed starstarstarstarhalf-star
Date: 12/02/2006 Title: Chapter 8: Chapter Seven: "Take Your Medicine..."

Wow!  I had been so disappointed last week when there wasn't the usual update, but this more than made up for the wait!  Can't wait to see what else you have in store for us- just wonderful!

Author's Response: First I apologize for the delay. I did a pretty poor job of managing the changing of betas, which led to some confusion, and my new beta suffered computer problems.

Fortunately, Mench had also kindly agreed to beta me, and had done Chapter Seven, so I was able to use her beta for this chapter, for which I am very grateful.

I'm even more grateful for your very kind review. Thank you so very much, and I'm very glad you enjoyed it.

Reviewer: risiepookie Signed starstarstarstarhalf-star
Date: 12/09/2006 Title: Chapter 9: Chapter Eight: Betrayal in the Cold Light of Day

Oh, how I love your Ron!  Despite all of the pain he has had to endure, he is so giving, so generous, so loving, and so compassionate.  ::sighs::

It must have been the most extraordinary act of love."

Ron looked for a long time back and forth between Hermione and Harry. "I reckon it was, Professor. I reckon it was at that."

The end was just lovely.  Actually, the whole chapter was simply wonderful, as usual.  Can't wait for the next chapter!  Will you still be able to update about once a week?  I certainly hope so.  Very nice work!

Author's Response: Thank you so much for the kind words!

I have all the love and respect in the world for Ron. I know there are plenty of Ron-Haters out there, but, guys, it doesn't make Harry a better hero having his best friend be a big doofus. We Ron-Lovers understand that. His bravery and loyalty and moral center are as crucial to him as Hermione's intelligence and conscientiousness are to her.

Since LouHQ had very kindly agreed to step in and beta while Sarah's having computer problems, I should be able to go back to weekly for a at least a couple fo weeks. Sadly, my actual writing output has slowed down now, and I may not have enough backlogged material to stay ahead of the curve, but I'll try.

Reviewer: risiepookie Signed starstarstarstar
Date: 12/18/2006 Title: Chapter 10: Chapter Nine: Unwilling Help from the Grave

yay!  Ron is the hero of the hour (the day, the week, the month, the year...  well, I obviously love him!)!  I love how you write Ron as the brilliant one from time to time.  I think his brilliance is often overshadowed, but it clearly shines through in the important moments.  Lovely chapter as always!

Author's Response: Thank you so much.

I've said before and I'll say again: A stupid Ron reflects well on nobody.I like a Ron who can hold his own, so my Ron does.

Reviewer: risiepookie Signed starstarstarstar
Date: 12/22/2006 Title: Chapter 11: Chapter Ten: Immediate Steps for Their Protection

So, I completely loved the trio's interactions with Snape- our Ron is so brilliant, as always! 

The adorable dynamics between the Grangers and Sirius and Remus were very enjoyable.  I like the mini-flirting happening on both sides of that equation. 

Harry being so hesitant to use their love as a physical distraction and Ron taking charge and jumping in- priceless! 

When Harry refused to go any further, despite having to fight with his body...  what else can I say, but that I was so proud of him for that moment!  I especially loved how in that sequence, Hermione made sure to equalize the playing field and gave both Ron and Harry the same amount of attention.

Hermione talking dirty- I think that was my favorite part!  Even though it seems out of character, I think it is always the quiet gals who can be quite fiesty and "dirty" in the bedroom (shower, whatever!).  In that way, it was not at all out of character, because it seems to be a perfectly logical extension of Hermione's personality- something yet to be explored. 

Lastly, I thoroughly enjoyed the last scene with Ginny.  I know Ginny can sometimes come across as a bit bratty in fics, I think she has a phenomenal strength of character.  You allowed that to come through beautifully and her growth in moving along nicely. 

What a lovely holiday surprise to have a new chapter so soon!  :o)  I absolutely cannot wait for the next chapter!!!  Cheers.

Author's Response: Thanks so much for the wonderful review!

I find Snape terrbly difficult to write, because I don't know what side he's on. I think Ron makes an excellent point, though about Snape's treatment of Harry's dad.  

Poor Harry has a hard time with the subtleties of the sexual relationship he's a part of. Nothing in his life has prepared him for it. But there's a reason he's teh hero and gets his name in the title, and it's because ha can adapt fast... And the strength of character he displayed in stopping Hermione.

Thanks for the good words on Hermione in that scene. I also like her determination to be fair to her boys, and I totally enjoyed her talking dirty. You know that's just how she'd do it, with each word carefully chosen, and delivered to devestating effect. Yeah, that's fun.

I'm glad my Ginny is working for a Ginny supporter. I've heard a bit from folks who don't like the character, liking my take on her, and that's gratifying, but it's an especial pleasure to hear I'm doing well with her from someone who's got some liking for the character already. I was very nervous about writing her, but am finding her a lot of fun. She'll have her bratty moments, but she's a good egg. There's a reason Harry fell for her in canon.

I've got to tell you though, my writing hass slowed down on this of late, and this chapter marks the end of my backlog. It'll be a couple of weeks before I get another up, because now I have to write it!  =80 I'm up against it now, with no margin for error.

Wish me luck!

Reviewer: risiepookie Signed starstarhalf-star
Date: 02/09/2007 Title: Chapter 14: Chapter Thirteen: Matters of Life and Death

Hey hunnybunny! 

I couldn't resist reviewing over here too, even though I've already reviewed it twice on LJ.  ::wink::  Again, I'm so struck by your Tonks.  I love her and the way you portray her struggle.  Hermione's heartache over her inability to save Eloise and finally seeing Harry's inner conflict of guilt- oh, it was just lovely.  Painful, but lovely. 

::big hugs my love::  (I'm going to work on an RiLe icon, since you suggested it. hehe.)

Author's Response: Hello., sweetie!

I'm glad you couldn't resist. Your reviews are a balm to my fragile but overpowering ego.

I do love writing Tonks. She's so upbeat and fun, but still human.

I'm very proud of the Hermione storyline here. Her guilt is not just that she failed to Save Eloise, but that she knows that he rspell, imprecise through her inexperience, was the direct cause of her death. That failing to perform such a spell would equally have doomed Eloise cannot make it past Hermione's intellect into her heart. And what Hermione's being burdened with such guilt would teach her and Harry about one another was a revelation to me.

Thank you, so very much, for reading and reviewing.

Reviewer: risiepookie Signed starstarstarstarhalf-star
Date: 04/08/2007 Title: Chapter 16: Chapter Fifteen: Celebration, Memory and Intent

Woo-hoo!  New chapter!!! 

Okay, I know I've already reviewed this chapter 3 times over on your LJ, but I need to put my two cents in over here too.  ::wink::

In re-reading, I still truly love the beginning of the chapter, with the warm reception the Weasley family gives the Trio.  Particularly, the long hugs given by Arthur and the twins were really wonderful.  I know so many people write the twins as aloof and joking, not too connected to their siblings, but I don't see them that way at all.  It's so nice to continue reading your descriptions of them caring so genuinely for Ron, and Hermione and Harry by extension. 

Harry needing to have the love between them shown was another great moment.  I felt like he was asking for equality in that moment.  He wanted to show that he was every bit the partner to Ron that Hermione is, not just a third wheel along for the ride.  Ron kissing them in turn was a nice tribute to the heart of the Trio: something different between each pair, but just as fierce and loving. 

Angelina and the twins ribbing them was very cute, as was the moment with Sirius outside the bathroom. 

Also really liked the nod to MrsQuizzical (and I'm sure she'll be thrilled once she gets home and can read it)!

I continue to love every single moment with Sirius in it!  The robes were a creation of absolute genius and perfection!!!  The pervy comment to Hermione, with Molly's misperception, and then deferring to what is most respectable was awesome.  And, you're right- it's definitely the respect component that's getting to me.  Sirius is this fantastic joker, pervy, and too smart for his own good, but he does have this adult, responsible, caring air about him that is so refreshing!  He cares so deeply for each of the Trio, even though he seems to have something really special with Hermione.  I tell you this every time, but I love that dynamic, and hope we get a lot more of Hermione/Sirius. 

Loved how Hermione felt alone without her boys, even for a few seconds and needed to have them there.  Loved the scene in the pensieve, when her parents knew her so well and could anticipate her every move.  And, definitely liked that you had Sirius a bit off from that, even though he still knew her well too.  He's not quite to the level that her parents are. 

You know my thoughts on Harry, but just to say it again, I completely agree with your assessment of him.  Harry needs to be held and loved and touched- and that's definitely a result of how he grew up with the Dursleys.  He could have ended up afraid to touch anyone and cold, but instead he seeks out what he didn't have as a child.  It makes perfect sense, within the context of this fic, that his childhood dynamic would impact his sexuality in the way you've written it.

Obviously, the sex scenes are great and I am enjoying watching Ron and Harry increasingly become more and more intimate.  It will be interesting to see their sexual relationship continue to develop along with the Trio romance. 

Okay, I need to stop, since my review is getting extremely long, but I just wanted you to know that this update was absolutely worth the wait, as they all are!  Well done, honey!  ::hugs::

Author's Response: Hello, love! Please rest assured, I love repeat reviewers -- especially when they're as kind and enthusiastic as you!

The twins are such fun characters. Of course they love their little brother, and love their surrogate siblings. SO many fic-writers just somehow miss this, and it drives me bughouse. I feel like, if you don't understand that they care about things, you won't like them enough to find their funny funny. So when they become serious -- telling Ron frightened they were for him and Harry and Hermione when they fled the dementors -- I find it really moving.

I find I really like Needy!Harry challenging Ron to love him in front of his family, and I like Ron rising to that challenge. Harry will always, on some level, believe that he's just unlovable. He needs to be reassured.

Thanks for the good words on Angelina and the Twins!

And I hope Q does like my little tribute to her!

I do so love the Sirius/Hermione dynamic. I want to build equally "special" relationships with Ron and Harry. I'm looking forward to Sirius growing to love and respect Harry as his own man, rather than a reflection of his father. And his subversive humor makes friendship with Ron seem obvious.

But I think hwat makes the dynamic work with Hermione is that they're polar opposites. She's so much the driven respecter of authority and rules and order, and he's so much the naughty little boy, the wildest of the Marauders. That tension somehow drives their respect. What each sees in the other that should infuriate them somehow delights them.

I was a couple of hours figuring out what happens when Hermione goes into the Pensieve, and whether her boys would come with her. Her freaking out at their absence, and that distress drawing them through their bond to her really pleased me.

I was much less sanguine about hitting the notes right in the scene with her parents. It's gotten great responses, though, so I guess I can relax about it. Thank you so much for those good words.

I'm very firm in my opinion of how Harry's upbringing would have affected his adult relationships and his sexuality, and I'm quite proud of how that model works perfectly within the canon, and also allows for whatever other ship floats your boat. But at the same time, I lack your training and expertise, so I can't tell you how pleased I am that my interpretation's earned the Risie Seal of Approval.

And I'm grateful, as well, for your kind words about teh sex scenes. I work hard to insure that they're not just wank material, panduring to our baser instincts but move our characters forward as well... But I totally want them to work on the "wank material" level as well. So thanks for letting me know how I'm doing.

I hope you won't be waiting as long for the next one.

Reviewer: risiepookie Signed
Date: 09/26/2007 Title: Chapter 19: Chapter Eighteen: "So Corrosive a Secret"

Alrighty, I'm back on it!  ::is trying to be a better friend and UB!wifey::  As promised...

Liked the opening segment with Dumbledore and Snape.  We've talked about this, but I'm so glad that Snape, in the end, was still an evil git.  He just had a weak spot. It would have gone against everything I thought about him if he turned out to be good in the end.  I think you're skirting that balance really well here:

“What risk, Headmaster?” Snape's voice was still coldly angry. “What possible hazard could be posed by Potter's ignorance? Who could it have harmed?”

The eyes Albus Dumbledore turned on his old friend were bleak, and very old. “I do not know, Severus.”

“Then how could you–”

“How could I have known that Harry's ignorance of the prophecy, of my fears about Voldemort's connection with him, would cost Sirius Black his life?”

Snape sat back away from the man who had shown him so much trust. “And yet, Black lives.” 

However, it's this soft "Professor Black" that brings me right back to Dumbledore and the hidden depths. 

More of the fabulous new!Trio!!!  “There are all sorts of possibilities,” said Sirius, sitting back on his couch. Remus was at the far end, and Tonks was stretched out between them, her head in Lupin's lap, her feet on Black's." 

Indeed, there are all sort of possibilities, both with the defensive/offensive strategies, as well as with the relationship for the new trio.  I can't wait until you start to work on those outtakes.  ::wink::  I loved the entire section with the six of them- the easy comfort apparent in both trios, the clear affection between all friends, etc.  The openness is wonderful.  I love how Hermione directly asks about their relationship and Tonks' reply is beautiful. 

You know I could let this go by without commenting on it:  

"Sirius lifted a brow, opened his mouth, and Hermione pointed sternly at him from her seat on one of the comfortable armchairs, Harry and Ron sitting cross-legged on the floor at her feet. “I'm warning you!”

“All right, all right!” surrendered Sirius, grinning widely at her. “I know better than to tempt terrible fate!”

Again, the Hermione/Sirius friendship is fantastic.  I don't know what it is about their dynamic, but I just get it and I feel it.  I've said before it's Sirius' adult humour, his ability to be both serious and silly, his somewhat-older-brother coolness, his snarkyness, his affectionate but sarcastic nature.  I've also said it's a bit of Hermione's prissiness, her ability to pull off a dirty joke with a straight face, her ability to give as good as she gets, her openness to learning new things from Sirius.  I'm not sure it it's any of that, but I know that I love the little nuggets you give us.

"Hermione's eyes widened. “Cloacina?” Her face snapped around as she looked into nowhere. “Cloacina... The cleanser... Surname of Venus...” She spun again to face Tonks. “You mean there's a spell? A spell just for vaginal cleanliness?”

Harry and Ron exchanged a wide-eyed glance, their mouths clamped desperately shut. Better to throw fruit at Death Eaters than laugh at this!"

This was so unbelievably in-character for Hermione!  I can completely see her freaking out and obsessing about what else she might have missed, but was unaware of.  And onto the bestt part of the chapter!  My favourite lines:

“So I'm dropping my knickers and charming my cunt in front of two randy teenaged boys? Shall I give 'em knob-jobs while I'm at it?”

Ron battled the temptation to cry out an enthusiastic Oh, yes, please! 'cause he knew Tonks would get a chuckle, but Harry's desperate eyes sided with his common sense, so he held it in." 

**OMG, I nearly died of laughter at this!

Expressions played across Tonks' face, and Ron thought it was time. “Oh, Godric's balls, Tonks! Not that! If it waits till we're back, it'll be Grubbly-Plank again! Don't make us watch Grubbly-Plank drop her knickers! Hasn't Harry suffered enough?”

Tonks smirked.

“We won't look,” said Harry, his voice soft and reassuring.

“Bugger that!” cried Ron. “I wanna see what colour she has it! I'm betting plaid!” 

***some more huge snorts of laughter for that one.  I can just imagine Ron about to burst if he doesn't say something and then he pops out with this!  :o)

“See how that works?” asked Tonks' voice, casually.

“Yes...” Hermione's voice was very quiet. “Yes, I see that. Uh... Yes.”

Harry was sweating. Ron bit his lip. There was a rustle of fabric, Tonks muttering a sticking charm, then her voice, cheerful, but, with an odd note to it: “All right boys.”

***And so begins the part that had me fanning myself profusely and my face getting hot.  ::is still blushing:: 

Hermione was silent a long time. “No,” she finally said. “It was her, too. That was so... It was really intimate, Ron.” Another silence. “She's... She's really very sexy.”

“She really is, isn't she,” said Harry"

**I'm totally with you here.  I think Tonks has to be one of the sexiest characters in the books.  She's got so much potential.  So much spunk.  she could fulfill any fantasy you could ever have, as far as being with different people.  She's adventurous.  Okay, gonna stop now. 

"But, you know, don't you, love?”

“Know what?” Hermione breathed.

Ron leaned back again. “That we'd run across Tonks to get to you.” And Harry whispered harshly in her ear, “Fuck, yes!”

**That is some of the absolute sweetest sentiments in this entire chapter.  It's the epitome of this trio.  Hermione may not be perfect.  She may not be the most fantastic lover or have amazing skills to change into a living fantasy, but it doesn't matter.  They want her.  Her.  She doesn't need to be those things, because she's more than good enough to them.  OMG, teh sex!  It's so hot.  I'm seriously dying over here!!!  I think we're getting closer and closer to another big step for the trio.  I can't wait to see when we progress in that direction, but this scene was fantastic.  So incredibly sexy and moving and genuine and real and wonderful.  The moment after with Tonk was sweet, just that little thank you and the rubbing of her knuckles.  ::meep::  I'm very much looking forward to seeing how the "Obliviate" plays into the storyline.  I believe you mentioned something to me, so I'm waiting to see how that pans out.  Okies, now that my review is a couple pages long, I'll stop.  But, I'll get to the next couple chapters ASAP.  ::smooch::  Thanks, as always, for sharing with us!  :o)

Author's Response: Yay! Doctor Pookie returns to reviewing me!

Thank you so much for the kind words on Dumbledore and Snape! I really liked that scene. I felt so bad for Albus, having to keep things that are so crucial from Severus.

I really liked this scene of the two trios just hanging out, enjoying one another. I liked the comparison of Lily to Hermione, and all of the back-and-forth about relationships. I'm glad you enjoyed that, too.

It's funny that the bit with Hermione and the cleaning spell came about through a series of accidents. I wanted Ron to give Hermione that kiss in the bathroom scene in chapter Sixteen, so I added the wet-wipe to avoid readers saying "Eeeew!" Then they said "Eeeew" to the wipe, so I had to make a point of getting rid of them! Has there ever been a male ficcer who paid this much attention to vaginal heigene?

I like Ron quashing his humour in the scene with Tonks, and also using it for a purpose, to steady nerves and get rid of tension.

So, so glad you found the love scene that followed hot! I must confess, so did I as I wrote it, and you're right: that milestone is approaching.

The coda with the older trio meant a lot to me, especially the connection there between Hermione and Tonks, making everything all right.

Thanks for coming back to review!

Reviewer: risiepookie Signed
Date: 09/27/2007 Title: Chapter 20: Chapter Nineteen: "The Burning Cathedral"

OMG, Yay, new chapter! 

This line slayed me with laughter, right from the beginning:  Ron stared at her, wide-eyed. “Hermione, hearing you talk all clinical like that would be a complete mood-killer if it weren't so fucking sexy!”  AWESOME!!!

I can't tell you how pleased I am that you included these lines right here, particularly Sirius' line: 

“You can't put that on yourself, mate,” said Ron, bringing his wand closer to the pulse-point under Sirius' ear. “This'll sting, I think,” he told Sirius, and turned back to Harry. “You're not responsible for what those nutters do!”

Sirius cracked an eye to look at Ron. “Three men died so those nutters could try to get to Harry. He wouldn't be human if he didn't feel some guilt about it.”

I think therein lies part of the problem.  Yes, Harry has a Hero Complex.  Yes, he feels like he has the weight of the world on his shoulders and he needs to be a martyr.  But, when it comes down to it, isn't that true?  He feels like people are dying because they are protecting him and he feels guilty about it.  Sure, it's not his fault, but people still die.  He doesn't have to feel guilty, but it actually is so understandable that he does. 

“Harry is not a weapon!” cried his mother. “He's just a boy!”

“No, Mum. He's a man. He's my husband, just like Hermione is my wife."

::meep::  That was beautiful.  Ron standing up for their relationship.  Lovely! 

The entire section with the Vulcan-like mind-meld between Sirius and Ron was fantastic.  I loved seeing Sirius' reaction to Ron's clearly strong emotions and his love for his spouses.  I love how deeply he can see, how he sees Harry and Hermione through Ron's eyes, but also sees Ron.  How he sees how capable and worthy and loving he is.  Really, a beautiful scene.

Loved the scene with Mrs. Longbottom approving on Neville's friends and joining in the fight.  Thought that Ron taking charge and barking orders was rather sexy, as well as a good use of his natural strategizing! 

The scene with putting out the fires, and getting into the church was very intense.  I thought it was clever to have Ron's patronus grab the kid and drag him out the door.  I had to take a deep breath when the trio fell!

Having already heard the gist of the scene in the flying carriage straight from the horses mouth (I love it when you do that with me!), this certainly didn't disappoint at all.  As when I first heard it, I thought this was so incredibly clever of Ron to use the UB to connect them through a single hair and saw through the lock hinge.  Brilliant.  Really.  However, I do worry about poor Hermione's head.  That can't have been comfortable.  She better get a good head massage and lots of kisses to make it better from her boys. 

Also within that section, thought the mid-air acrobatics were great!  I do wonder how Hermione was reacting internally, but I think that's because I've always seen her as having a fear of heights.  Still, I thought the choreography of the movements was very clear and it was really easy for me to imagine the scene in my head. 

So glad that they escaped and are on their way home!

Another wonderful chapter, my dear one.  Can't wait to see what's coming up next...  :o)

Author's Response: Yay for another Risie-Review! Two in one day! An embarrassment of Riches!

I'm beginning to feel guilty for Ron. There he is in my head, just rolling along, saying what he thinks. I hardly feel like I have anything to do with anything that comes out of his mouth. I just take dictation... And the credit!

I really felt as though the Trio started coming into their own as adults -- albeit reluctunt, before-their-time adults -- in this chapter. Harry isn't at fault, but he does have responsibilities, and here, as always, he steps up to them.And Ron sees that the time has come to take simple, adult responsibility, and he does it. Hermione's more diffident, because she's had a lot invested in obeying adult authority, and doing as she was told, be even she sees that it's time, again, to stand up.

I had originally intended to do more with the Mentis Unum bit, but it was sacrificed to the need to recover the Trio's wands. I totally enjoyed Sirius' reactions to seeingthe Trio through Ron's heart.

However, I do worry about poor Hermione's head. That can't have been comfortable. She better get a good head massage and lots of kisses to make it better from her boys.

Read on, my love!

Thanks so much for reading! I can't tell you how much I treasure your reviews!

Reviewer: risiepookie Signed
Date: 08/17/2008 Title: Chapter 24: Chapter Twenty-Three - "Adversarial Positions"

Where to start?  Getting the beginning of your new chapter reminded me that I still had a couple chapters waiting for me to read first.  Wow.  These past couple chapters were fantastic. 

I don't know that I have anything incredibly specific to comment on, but I wanted to mention that the style of your writing is something I have missed, as well as your interpretations of these characters.  As I was reading, I got that lovely feeling of familiarity I often do when I read something by you.  What I mean by that is simply the characters feel so familiar and friendly and as though I know them by extension of your words.  I love the feelings that your writing and your characters evoke in me- the comfort of being with old friends.  Your style is, as always, wonderful to become immersed in and I can't wait for another new chapter!  

Thank you for sharing this with us.  ::hugs you::

Author's Response: I'm so glad you got caught up on the story. I've been missing your reviews something fierce! I'm glad that I'm building a comfortable place for you to sink into and feel welcome and familiar again. Many of my favorite books -- and one of Harry's, "The Wind in the Willows" -- have that quality, so I'm honored that I offer that quality to you.

Like Velvet by simons_flower Rated: RT - Restricted Themes starstarstarstarhalf-star [Reviews - 4]
Summary: A razor, a birthday and a surprise.
Categories: The Broomshed > Ménage a Trio
Characters: Hermione Granger, Harry Potter, Ron Weasley
Genres: Erotica, PWP
Time Period: None
Warnings: Bondage, Het, Masturbation, Slash, Strong Language, Strong Sexual Content, Threesome, Voyeurism
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1829 Read Count: 2355
[Report This] Published: 10/15/2006 Updated: 10/15/2006
Reviewer: risiepookie Signed starstarstarstarhalf-star
Date: 12/07/2006 Title: Chapter 1: Like Velvet

What a happy birthday indeed!  Nice work.

Author's Response: Thanks!  I'm sure Harry enjoyed it thoroughly :)

My Husband, My Lover, My Friend. by alloy Rated: RT - Restricted Themes starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 6]
Summary:  He carries me over the threshold. Once I would have balked at the idea, but not today, not for him. Despite my protestations he only lets me down once we reach the bedroom, on the bed, a giant four poster, red curtains gold trim and an encompassing scarlet canopy. "I dreamt of you." He had said blushing, "Behind red curtains and silencing spells." I was too shy to confess the same.
Categories: Hallowed Halls > From Diagon Alley to Hogwarts
Characters: Hermione Granger, Ron Weasley
Genres: Erotica, Romance
Time Period: None
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1670 Read Count: 1468
[Report This] Published: 10/16/2006 Updated: 10/17/2006
Reviewer: risiepookie Signed starstarstarstarstar
Date: 12/01/2006 Title: Chapter 1: My Husband, My Lover, My Friend.

The ruby- such an original idea!  And his tears at her pain- somehow I can very easily imagine it happening that way.  Very nice.

Author's Response: This was my first attempt thanks for the kind words.

Far Too Much by alloy Rated: FG13 - Family Guidance13 starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 5]
Summary: For the CM drabble challenge "Trapped"
Categories: Remains of the Day > Drabbles
Characters: OFC, Ron Weasley
Genres: Comedy
Time Period: None
Warnings: None
Series: Midnight Confessions
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 184 Read Count: 1433
[Report This] Published: 10/17/2006 Updated: 10/17/2006
Reviewer: risiepookie Signed starstarstarstarhalf-star
Date: 11/28/2006 Title: Chapter 1: Far Too Much

*snickers*  this is a very cute fic! 

Author's Response: Thank you

On the Rag by alloy Rated: RT - Restricted Themes starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 13]
Summary: Once a month the men in Hermione's life become 'Dicks'. Not everything in the future is perfect. (Author's note: This story is set post Voldemort, and assumes that the final battle left the Trio with a strong sense of empathy between them.)
Categories: Remains of the Day > Leaving Feast
Characters: OFC, OMC
Genres: Comedy
Time Period: None
Warnings: Strong Sexual Content
Series: None
Chapters: 3 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 4343 Read Count: 1903
[Report This] Published: 10/19/2006 Updated: 12/06/2006
Reviewer: risiepookie Signed starstarstarstarhalf-star
Date: 12/07/2006 Title: Chapter 3: On The Rag : Ron’s Day – Hope For Tommorrow.

and the plot thickens...  it will be interesting to see where you go with this.  very nice chapter- best one yet!

Author's Response: Afraid that's pretty much the end of it...any further exploration would have been a lot darker than I want to write.

White by robin777 Rated: GP - General Public starstarstarstarhalf-star [Reviews - 1]
Summary: Every girl should feel like a princess at least once in their life.

An R/Hr drabble
Categories: Remains of the Day > Drabbles
Characters: Hermione Granger, Ron Weasley
Genres: Fluff, Romance
Time Period: None
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 178 Read Count: 412
[Report This] Published: 10/19/2006 Updated: 10/20/2006
Reviewer: risiepookie Signed starstarstarstarhalf-star
Date: 11/28/2006 Title: Chapter 1: Chapter 1

aww- every girl just wants to be a princess inside (even those who pretend not to!).  very sweet.

Author's Response: Thank you so much. I'm glad you liked it.