Penname: Kressel [Contact]
Real name: Kressel
Member Since: 02/15/2006
Membership status: Member

My Harry Potter obsession is a bit of a contradiction to the rest of my life. I'm actually a Hasidic Jewish wife and mother with a deep passion for writing.

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FeatureThe hunt for the Horcruxes begins. Harry has to decide who to trust as he moves closer to fulfilling his destiny. Will he be able to find and destroy all the Horcruxes? And at what price? Will he be able to find the strength within himself – the Power the Dark Lord Knows Not – in order to succeed in vanquishing Voldemort? And…can he do it and still get the girl? Join Harry and his faithful friends on their quest to finally defeat a Dark Lord.

Categories: Harry Potter; Characters: None; Archive Challenge: None
Classification: General Fan Fiction
Crossover Classes: None
Genres: Action/Adventure, Angst, Drama, Fluff
Warnings: Character Death, Mild Violence
Chapters: 34 Table of Contents Series: None
Word count: 285079; Read Count: 61189; Completed: Yes

Updated: 11/11/2006; Published: 02/25/2006
Reviewer: Kressel (Signed)
03/19/2006
Every character is absolutely perfect here, Harry and Ginny above all, but I love Mrs. Weasley's gentleness, Hermione's advice, and what an ending with Harry and Ron!

Author's Response: Thanks!  I\'m so pleased you think so. I love Mrs. Weasley, and I can never resist throwing in a few "mum" moments for her. Harry needs them.



Chapter 3: ...Another one opens
Newt Scamander welcomes a new apprentice -- Lavender Brown.

Categories: Harry Potter; Characters: None; Archive Challenge: None
Classification: Humor
Crossover Classes: None
Genres: Fluff
Warnings: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents Series: None
Word count: 1924; Read Count: 424; Completed: Yes

Updated: 03/15/2006; Published: 03/15/2006
Reviewer: Kressel (Signed)
03/18/2006

It's so nice to see Lavender doing something positive. She's a nice enough character, and Ron really was quite the jerk.



Author's Response: Thanks! I got the idea from Goblet of Fire, when Lavender was one of the few students to stay behind and help with the infamous Skrewts.



Chapter 1: Chapter 1

The wedding of Bill and Fleur has arrived after weeks of painful memories and self-blame for Harry. Friendship, patience and love are tested as tensions run high after 6th year ... but what will happen? There's so much love in the air ...



Categories: Harry Potter; Characters: None; Archive Challenge: None
Classification: Romance
Crossover Classes: None
Genres: Angst, Drama, Fluff, General
Warnings: None
Chapters: 3 Table of Contents Series: None
Word count: 5768; Read Count: 2339; Completed: Yes

Updated: 03/31/2006; Published: 03/30/2006
Reviewer: Kressel (Signed)
03/31/2006
Interesting to see so many different interpretations of everyone's reactions to the break-up. Yours was the first resentful Ron I've seen, and I think you did him very well, especially his admission that he'd still stand by Harry no matter what.

Author's Response: That\'s good because I was a little unsure about the resentful Ron and thought a lot about changing him, so I\'m glad it worked. But, ultimately, Ron will always be loyal to Harry, no matter what.



Chapter 1: Resolutions