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Fic: Sunlight in the Garden (Pomona Sprout/Alice Longbottom)

[insanejournal.com profile] hp_beholder reveals were a few days ago, which means I can now publicly thank [personal profile] dueltastic for the wonderful The Vultures of Love, starring Minerva McGonagall, Severus Snape, Irma Pince and Argus Filch. If you haven't read it and you like any of those characters, I do urge you to give it a shot. Aside from being a great story and very well written, it's also one of those stories that makes me see the HP world and its characters in a different light. Which is one of my favourite things about fanfiction, so thank you again, [personal profile] dueltastic!

My own story, as guessed correctly by miss_morland, was Sunlight in the Garden, written for _hannelore. It was challenging to write, but also very enjoyable, so I was touched by the response it received from readers.

Title: Sunlight in the Garden
Rating: (very light) R
Pairings: Pomona Sprout/Alice Longbottom
Word Count: 4,300 words
Warnings/Content Information (Highlight to View): *References to the emotional fallout of the attack on the Longbottoms; references to memory loss*.
Summary: Pomona hasn't seen Neville since he was a baby, but the moment he steps into her greenhouse, the past begins chasing her down.
Author's/Artist's Notes: This was written for _hannelore for the 2013 round of [insanejournal.com profile] hp_beholder, and originally posted here. Thank you to teenage_hustler, author_by_night and [personal profile] secondsilk for beta-reading; all remaining errors and infelicities are my own. The title is inspired by Louis MacNeice's beautiful poem, The Sunlight on the Garden.

Read it on LJ or on AO3.

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