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--> Ginny: Harry, she didn't mention a single imaginary creature today. She's really depressed.

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--> ---> Ginny: Harry, she didn't mention a single imaginary creature today. She's really depressed.


-> '''Sorting Hat''': Your plan is an audacious one; you seek to meddle with the workings of Fate itself.\\
'''Harry''': ''Well, I had literally nothing left to lose.''\\
'''Sorting Hat''': True. I wish you well in this endeavour. Never fear, I will keep your secrets. The more who know the greater the risk.



With literally nothing left to lose, Harry gambles his life on a second chance and hits the jackpot when his spirit merges with his younger self partway through the summer before his first year at Hogwarts. In classic Peggy Sue fashion, "young" Harry then begins subtly altering the timeline to make things better... with mixed results.

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With literally nothing left to lose, Harry gambles his life on a second chance and hits the jackpot when his spirit merges with his younger self partway through the summer before his first year at Hogwarts. In classic Peggy Sue fashion, "young" Harry then begins subtly altering the timeline to make things better... with mixed results.


On May 13, 2019 the story disappeared from [[Website/FanfictionDotNet FanFiction.net]], with the author clarifying on his website that this was due to an accusation of copyright infringement involving song lyrics (namely, "Weasley is our King, which Harry sings in Chaoter 28), though it is still available at other locations and he is appealing to the site directors to undo their decision, The fic has since been made available on various other sites, including Sink Into Your Eyes [[http://www.siye.co.uk/siye/viewstory.php?sid=9305 here]], [=FanficAuthors.net=] [[https://viridian.fanficauthors.net/Harry_Potter_and_the_Nightmares_of_Futures_Past/index/ here]], Phoenix Song [[http://www.phoenixsong.net/fanfiction/stories.php?psid=5402 here]] and recently restarted on Royal Road [[https://www.royalroad.com/fiction/32542/harry-potter-and-the-nightmares-of-futures-past here]].

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On May 13, 2019 the story disappeared from [[Website/FanfictionDotNet FanFiction.net]], with the author clarifying on his website that this was due to an accusation of copyright infringement involving song lyrics (namely, "Weasley is our King, King", which Harry sings in Chaoter Chapter 28), though it is still available at other locations and he is appealing to the site directors to undo their decision, The fic has since been made available on various other sites, including Sink Into Your Eyes [[http://www.siye.co.uk/siye/viewstory.php?sid=9305 here]], [=FanficAuthors.net=] [[https://viridian.fanficauthors.net/Harry_Potter_and_the_Nightmares_of_Futures_Past/index/ here]], Phoenix Song [[http://www.phoenixsong.net/fanfiction/stories.php?psid=5402 here]] and recently restarted on Royal Road [[https://www.royalroad.com/fiction/32542/harry-potter-and-the-nightmares-of-futures-past here]].


On May 13, 2019 the story disappeared from [[Website/FanfictionDotNet FanFiction.net]], with the author clarifying on his website that this was due to an accusation of copyright infringement involving song lyrics, though it is still available at other locations and he is appealing to the site directors to undo their decision, The fic has since been made available on various other sites, including Sink Into Your Eyes [[http://www.siye.co.uk/siye/viewstory.php?sid=9305 here]], [=FanficAuthors.net=] [[https://viridian.fanficauthors.net/Harry_Potter_and_the_Nightmares_of_Futures_Past/index/ here]], Phoenix Song [[http://www.phoenixsong.net/fanfiction/stories.php?psid=5402 here]] and recently restarted on Royal Road [[https://www.royalroad.com/fiction/32542/harry-potter-and-the-nightmares-of-futures-past here]].

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On May 13, 2019 the story disappeared from [[Website/FanfictionDotNet FanFiction.net]], with the author clarifying on his website that this was due to an accusation of copyright infringement involving song lyrics, lyrics (namely, "Weasley is our King, which Harry sings in Chaoter 28), though it is still available at other locations and he is appealing to the site directors to undo their decision, The fic has since been made available on various other sites, including Sink Into Your Eyes [[http://www.siye.co.uk/siye/viewstory.php?sid=9305 here]], [=FanficAuthors.net=] [[https://viridian.fanficauthors.net/Harry_Potter_and_the_Nightmares_of_Futures_Past/index/ here]], Phoenix Song [[http://www.phoenixsong.net/fanfiction/stories.php?psid=5402 here]] and recently restarted on Royal Road [[https://www.royalroad.com/fiction/32542/harry-potter-and-the-nightmares-of-futures-past here]].

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* NobleBigot: Neville's grandmother definitely has shades of this, as, other than finding Luna's behaviour [[CloudCuckoolander questionable]], it's implied that she disapproves of her because 'her blood is not pure enough'. After Neville [[CallingTheOldManOut calls her out on this]], she gets better.


* BadDreams: Harry frequently dreams about how his friends died, with accidental magic making the nightmares physically dangerous as well as emotionally draining.

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* DisabledInTheAdaptation: In this work, Luna is revealed to be nearsighted and starts to wear glasses. In canon there are no mentions of her having any such issues.


* SixStudentClique: The Gryffindor Six.


On May 13, 2019 the story disappeared from [[Website/FanfictionDotNet FanFiction.net]], with the author clarifying on his website that this was due to an accusation of copyright infringement involving song lyrics, though it is still available at other locations and he is appealing to the site directors to undo their decision, including Sink Into Your Eyes [[http://www.siye.co.uk/siye/viewstory.php?sid=9305 here]], [=FanficAuthors.net=] [[https://viridian.fanficauthors.net/Harry_Potter_and_the_Nightmares_of_Futures_Past/index/ here]], Phoenix Song [[http://www.phoenixsong.net/fanfiction/stories.php?psid=5402 here]] and recently restarted on Royal Road [[https://www.royalroad.com/fiction/32542/harry-potter-and-the-nightmares-of-futures-past here]].

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On May 13, 2019 the story disappeared from [[Website/FanfictionDotNet FanFiction.net]], with the author clarifying on his website that this was due to an accusation of copyright infringement involving song lyrics, though it is still available at other locations and he is appealing to the site directors to undo their decision, The fic has since been made available on various other sites, including Sink Into Your Eyes [[http://www.siye.co.uk/siye/viewstory.php?sid=9305 here]], [=FanficAuthors.net=] [[https://viridian.fanficauthors.net/Harry_Potter_and_the_Nightmares_of_Futures_Past/index/ here]], Phoenix Song [[http://www.phoenixsong.net/fanfiction/stories.php?psid=5402 here]] and recently restarted on Royal Road [[https://www.royalroad.com/fiction/32542/harry-potter-and-the-nightmares-of-futures-past here]].


On May 13, 2019 the story disappeared from [[Website/FanfictionDotNet FanFiction.net]], with the author clarifying on his website that this was due to an accusation of copyright infringement involving song lyrics, though it is still available at other locations and he is appealing to the site directors to undo their decision. The fic has recently restarted on Royal Road, and can be read [[https://www.royalroad.com/fiction/32542/harry-potter-and-the-nightmares-of-futures-past here]].

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On May 13, 2019 the story disappeared from [[Website/FanfictionDotNet FanFiction.net]], with the author clarifying on his website that this was due to an accusation of copyright infringement involving song lyrics, though it is still available at other locations and he is appealing to the site directors to undo their decision. The fic has decision, including Sink Into Your Eyes [[http://www.siye.co.uk/siye/viewstory.php?sid=9305 here]], [=FanficAuthors.net=] [[https://viridian.fanficauthors.net/Harry_Potter_and_the_Nightmares_of_Futures_Past/index/ here]], Phoenix Song [[http://www.phoenixsong.net/fanfiction/stories.php?psid=5402 here]] and recently restarted on Royal Road, and can be read Road [[https://www.royalroad.com/fiction/32542/harry-potter-and-the-nightmares-of-futures-past here]].


** Percy, [[spoiler:who does not hesitate to stun his boss (Barty Crouch Sr) when he realizes he is acting way too strangely, and ends up getting a better role in the Department of Magical Law Enforcement as Amelia Bones' secretary]].

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** Percy, [[spoiler:who does not hesitate to stun his boss (Barty Crouch Sr) when he realizes he is [[OutOfCharacterAlert acting way too strangely, strangely]], and ends up getting a better role in the Department of Magical Law Enforcement as Amelia Bones' secretary]].



* UnwittingPawn: Surprisingly, Snape becomes one for Draco (and, by proxy, Lucius) Malfoy. Snape unfairly punishes Harry [[spoiler:so that Draco will be able to attack him from the back and sneak into Gryffindor Tower to steal Tom Riddle's Diary (which Malfoy sends to Ginny anonymously, saying Harry bought it for her) and Harry's Invisibility Cloak, which was the purported objective of the attack. When Snape gets wind of it, he's upset enough that he doesn't raise a word of objection towards Draco's expulsion]].

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* UnwittingPawn: Surprisingly, Snape becomes one for Draco (and, by proxy, Lucius) Malfoy. Snape unfairly punishes Harry [[spoiler:so that Draco will be able to attack him from the back and sneak into Gryffindor Tower to steal Tom Riddle's Diary (which Malfoy sends to Ginny anonymously, saying Harry bought it for her) and Harry's Invisibility Cloak, which was the purported objective of the attack. attack]]. When Snape gets wind of it, learns about the events afterward, he's upset enough that he doesn't raise a word of objection towards Draco's [[spoiler:Draco's expulsion]].



** In book two, it turned out that there was an "agent-in-place" who acted to ensure that the events happened no matter what. They may have also been responsible for cursing Harry's broom [[spoiler:causing him to fall during the third book's first Quidditch game]], and during the Triwzard Tournament, [[spoiler:Harry is still entered against his will (albeit in this case through an ill-informed attempt by Colin to 'help' rather than anyone with genuine malicious intent)]].

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** In book two, it turned out that there was an "agent-in-place" who acted to ensure that the events happened no matter what. They may have also been responsible for cursing Harry's broom [[spoiler:causing him to fall during the third book's first Quidditch game]], and during the Triwzard Tournament, [[spoiler:Harry game]].
** Harry
is still entered against his will (albeit in this case the Triwizard Tournament [[spoiler: through an ill-informed attempt by Colin to 'help' rather than anyone with genuine malicious intent)]]. him achieve fame and glory]].
** In Book Four, Harry is well prepared to subdue his dragon efficiently and safely, until the agent interferes and makes the First Task dangerous again.


* NoSell: [[spoiler:Barty Crouch Jr.]] tries to use ''Avada Kedavra'' on Harry when the latter discovers him... but since what he thinks is Harry's wand is actually one of the Twins' joke wands, it is a total failure.

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* NoSell: [[spoiler:Barty Crouch Jr.]] tries to use ''Avada Kedavra'' the Killing Curse on Harry when the latter discovers him... but since what he thinks is Harry's wand is actually turns out to be holding one of the Twins' joke wands, it is a total failure.



* OhCrap: Harry awakens from his coma in Book 2 when he hears that [[InSpiteOfANail Ginny has been writing in a diary and is now missing.]]

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* OhCrap: Harry awakens from his coma in Book 2 when he hears that [[InSpiteOfANail Ginny has been writing in a diary and is now missing.]]missing]].



--> Ginny: "Harry, she didn't mention a single imaginary creature today. She's really depressed."

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--> Ginny: "Harry, Harry, she didn't mention a single imaginary creature today. She's really depressed."



* OutsideContextProblem: [[spoiler:The IRA is able to damage the Hogwarts wards with a bomb because the school's defences against non-magical assault haven't been updated since the castle was built; Flitwick makes it clear that he will remedy that while repairing the wards]].

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* OutsideContextProblem: [[spoiler:The IRA is able to damage the Hogwarts wards with a bomb because the school's defences against non-magical assault haven't been updated since the castle was built; Flitwick makes it clear that he will remedy that while repairing the wards]]. wards.]]



-->'''Harry''': Ron, remember when you asked me why I got so angry when Malfoy nicked my letter?[[note]]Malfoy was taking away one of Harry's rare (and thus treasured) experiences of friendship[[/note]]

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-->'''Harry''': Ron, remember when you asked me why I got so angry when Malfoy nicked my letter?[[note]]Malfoy was taking away one of Harry's rare (and thus treasured) experiences of friendship[[/note]]friendship.[[/note]]



* PsychoactivePowers: Harry's MergerOfSouls has overcharged his magic, leaving it less stable than normal. This is of course potentially useful for fighting Voldemort, but for a war veteran with PTSD, it means that he may wake from one of his frequent [[TitleDrop nightmares of the previous future]] to find [[spoiler: his bed on fire, or the whole house shaking]], for example. Professor Lupin encourages him to explore just how far he can push it; focusing on anger resulted in [[spoiler: channelling so much magic that he nearly set fire to his wand]].

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* PsychoactivePowers: Harry's MergerOfSouls has overcharged his magic, leaving it less stable than normal. This is of course potentially useful for fighting Voldemort, but for a war veteran with PTSD, it means that he may wake from one of his frequent [[TitleDrop nightmares of the previous future]] to find [[spoiler: his bed on fire, or the whole house shaking]], shaking, for example. Professor Lupin briefly encourages him to explore just how far he can push it; focusing on anger resulted in [[spoiler: channelling so much magic that he nearly set fire to his wand]].



** Ron and Hermione get together in the original timeline, but it took them years before Ron realized his feelings for Hermione and made his move. Harry, while wanting them to get together faster based on future!Ron's regrets over how long it took, doesn't know how to nudge them without creeping them out or being forceful. He purchases a psychology book to help him with this, since Harry has no idea how the mind works aside from his scarring experiences.
** Dumbledore's portrait discourages Harry from telling his younger self about his time-travelling, since he knows that his younger self wouldn't be that helpful and might even stop Harry. CharacterDevelopment is called that for a reason, it took portrait!Dumbledore time to realize his mistakes, and his younger self certainly wouldn't have experienced the same things yet.

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** Ron and Hermione get got together in the original timeline, but it took them years before Ron realized his feelings for Hermione and made his move. Harry, while wanting them to get together faster based on future!Ron's regrets over how long it took, doesn't know how to nudge them without creeping them out or being forceful. He purchases a psychology book to help him with this, since Harry has no idea how the mind works aside from his scarring experiences.
** Dumbledore's portrait discourages Harry from telling his younger self about his time-travelling, since he knows that his younger self wouldn't be that helpful and might even stop Harry. CharacterDevelopment is called that for a reason, reason; it took portrait!Dumbledore time to realize his mistakes, and his younger self certainly wouldn't have experienced the same things yet.



** Part of the reason Harry starts taking 'risks' by using some of his future knowledge, such as Sirius's innocence or Rita's Animagus status; for anything where he has to make his knowledge public, most of the time people are more concerned with trying to stop him going too far (by their standards) to question how he learned that information in the first place.

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** Part of the reason Harry starts taking 'risks' by using some of his future knowledge, such as Sirius's innocence or Rita's Animagus status; for anything where he has to make his knowledge public, most of the time people are more too concerned with trying to stop him going too far (by their standards) to question how he learned that information in the first place.



* RevealingCoverUp: Harry teaching his friends Occlumency is basically announcing that they’ve worked out that Snape is using Legilimency on them. However, while Snape is correct in deducing that they are learning Occlumency to keep something from him, he can’t actually do anything to stop them learning it as that would be announcing that he and Dumbledore use Legilimency on the students in the first place, and Dumbledore is content that Harry and his friends wouldn’t do anything dangerous to other students.

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* RevealingCoverUp: Harry teaching his friends Occlumency is basically announcing that they’ve worked out that Snape is using Legilimency on them. However, while Snape is correct in deducing that they are learning Occlumency to keep something from him, he can’t actually do anything to stop them learning it as that would be announcing that he and Dumbledore use Legilimency on the students in the first place, and Dumbledore is content that Harry and his friends wouldn’t do anything dangerous to other students. It does affect their training style, though; Harry doesn't bother trying to teach his friends any subtle Occlumency methods that can conceal thoughts without the attacker being aware, since Snape would read their minds before their training is complete and find out anyway.


* TheGlomp: Ginny glomps Harry.
* GoneHorriblyWrong: Dumbledore has a moment of this; after Harry makes it clear to him how much he hates being at the Dursleys, he "takes measures to ensure Harry's safety." Whatever magic he worked on the Dursleys has the precise opposite effect, [[spoiler: resulting in Vernon beating Harry almost to death and leaving him to die in his room]].

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* TheGlomp: Ginny glomps Harry.
Harry [[spoiler:in the Chamber of Secrets, followed by his other four friends, after he tells them about travelling back from the BadFuture]].
* GoneHorriblyWrong: Dumbledore has a moment of this; after Harry makes it clear to him how much he hates being at the Dursleys, he "takes measures to ensure Harry's safety." Whatever magic he worked on safety" - apparently by erasing parts of the Dursleys Dursleys' memory. However, it has the precise opposite effect, [[spoiler: resulting in Vernon beating Harry almost to death and leaving him to die in his room]].



* GroinAttack: The first time Ron spars wth Ginny, he starts with some [[TrashTalk patronising remarks]], until she gets past his guard and punches him in the gut. "It was surely an accident that her punch landed, well, lower than she probably intended."

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* GroinAttack: The first time Ron spars wth Ginny, he starts with some [[TrashTalk patronising remarks]], until she gets past his guard and punches him in the gut. "It gut.
--> It
was surely an accident that her punch landed, well, lower than she probably intended."



** Above all, Mad-Eye Moody, [[spoiler: who executed all the Death Eaters in Azkaban and rallied the guards to a last stand against Voldemort's forces, to the point that his catchphrase is considered taboo from then on]].

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** Above all, Mad-Eye Moody, [[spoiler: who executed all the Death Eaters in Azkaban and rallied the guards to a last stand LastStand against Voldemort's forces, to the point that his catchphrase is considered taboo a Death Eater BerserkButton from then on]].



* {{Hypocrite}}: Harry's friends call [[spoiler:Snape out on this, as he gives Draco full marks for the first task in the Triwizard Tournament and then gives Harry an appallingly low score when they both damaged the dragon's eggs, Harry only breaking one egg (and even that was external sabotage) while Draco's actions damaged several]].

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* {{Hypocrite}}: Harry's friends call [[spoiler:Snape out on this, as he gives Draco full marks for the first task in the Triwizard Tournament and then gives Harry an appallingly low score when they both damaged the dragon's eggs, Harry only breaking one egg (and even that was external sabotage) sabotage), while Draco's actions damaged several]].several as well as mortally wounding the dragon itself]].



--> "Look – I’ll say it just in case no one has spelled it out for you. You hurt her, I can hold a human-to-beef transfiguration long enough for a Horntail to digest the evidence."
* IJustShotMarvinInTheFace: Mr. Weasley proves the inefficiency of a magic gun to Harry... by putting the gun to his head and pulling the trigger. The worst part? ''It was loaded and the only reason it didn't fire is that Mr. Weasley wasn't pulling the trigger correctly''. It took Harry several minutes to stop shaking.

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--> "Look '''Charlie''': Look – I’ll say it just in case no one has spelled it out for you. You hurt her, I can hold a human-to-beef transfiguration long enough for a Horntail to digest the evidence."
evidence.
* IJustShotMarvinInTheFace: Mr. Weasley proves the inefficiency of a magic gun to Harry... by putting the gun to his head and pulling the trigger. The worst part? ''It was loaded and the only reason it didn't fire is that Mr. Weasley wasn't pulling the trigger correctly''. It took takes Harry several minutes to stop shaking. shaking, and he confiscates the gun as soon as Mr Weasley's back is turned.



-->"What's not hard?" Ginny asked. \\
"Talking to you when you're mad about something, without getting hexed," Ron said bluntly. \\
"Ron, I do not go around -- how could you say such a thing?" she asked, fuming, reaching for her wand.

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-->"What's --> '''Ginny''': What's not hard?" Ginny asked. \\
"Talking
hard?\\
'''Ron''': Talking
to you when you're mad about something, without getting hexed," Ron said bluntly. hexed.\\
"Ron, '''Ginny''': Ron, I do not go around -- how could you say such a thing?" she asked, fuming, thing? ''<while reaching for her wand.wand>''



--> "Well, I'm not going to be a rat person after what happened, am I now?"

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--> "Well, '''Ron''': Well, I'm not going to be a rat person after what happened, am I now?"now?



* LuminescentBlush: Pretty much all of the Gryffindor Six pass this at one point or another as they start 'pairing of''.

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* LuminescentBlush: Pretty much all of the Gryffindor Six pass this at one point or another as they start 'pairing of''.off''.


* ForWantOfANail: After ''Deathly Hallows'' was released, the author noted that the point of divergence from canon should be considered the fact that Voldemort made the sorting hat a horcrux on top of his canon horcruxes; fracturing his soul that many times made his soul so unstable that he embarked on the more violent campaign depicted in Harry's thoughts on his original timeline, rather than the more patient, behind-the-scenes conquest he attempted in canon.

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* ForWantOfANail: After ''Deathly Hallows'' was released, the author noted that the point of divergence from canon should be considered the fact that Voldemort made the sorting hat Sorting Hat a horcrux on top of his canon horcruxes; fracturing his soul that many times made his soul so unstable that he embarked on the more violent campaign depicted in Harry's thoughts on his original timeline, rather than the more patient, behind-the-scenes conquest he attempted in canon.



--->'''Sorting Hat:''' "Oh no, no invaders at all. Nothing between his ears but Harry James Potter."

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--->'''Sorting Hat:''' "Oh Oh no, no invaders at all. Nothing between his ears but Harry James Potter."


--> "I might as well make it possibly count for something."

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--> "I ---> '''Harry''': I might as well make it possibly count for something."

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