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Backward With Purpose by Deadwoodpecker

  • Recommended by Tropers/ShayGuy, Jack Butler, Lavanya Six, Clendy82, Amdijefri, Seraviel, Sheaman3773, Keshia, pisoprano, Phaethon, Pastykake, Dame-Amaryllis, Mitis, Baron Praxis, Paddy Murphy
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Harry, Ron, and Ginny all go back as the last survivors of the war, but find that things aren't quite as they remember them. It turns out that there is another time traveler running around, who by the end of the story has made over half a dozen trips.
  • Pairing(s): Harry/Ginny
  • Tags: Time Travel, Dark, AU
  • Notes: The sequel is also complete. A third story was begun, but was then folded into the second.

Harry Potter and the Wastelands of Time and its sequel Harry Potter and the Heartlands of Time by joe6991

  • Recommended by: Shadow AI, Looney Toons, Maybe Yes Maybe No, Fiddlesoup, Sheaman3773, USA Bobcat, aightaight, Pastykake
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: A Time Travel fic in which Harry is stuck in a Groundhog Peggy Sue loop that in total spans many, many years and in which he has lost all the people he has loved to Voldemort many, many times over, and is trying once again to stop Voldemort before he ruins the world. Only this time around, things aren't going exactly as he remembers them...
    • Wastelands of Time: Take a deep breath, count back from ten… and above all else – don't worry! It'll all be over soon. The world, that is. Yet for Harry Potter the end is just the beginning. Enemies close in on all sides, and Harry faces his greatest challenge of all - Time.
    • Heartlands of Time: Time has all but run out for Harry Potter. There are no more second chances. No more desperate bids for salvaged redemption. The game has changed, and in the end Harry will learn that the cost of his defiance has never run so high.
  • Pairing(s): Harry/Fleur
  • Tags: Time Travel, Groundhog Peggy Sue, Action, Humor, AU, Fantasy, Mystery

Oh God Not Again! by Sarah1281(link)

  • Recommended by: Unclouded TJ, Shadow AI, Darkaros, MKGR, SunnyNights, Fenro, SteakAddictsAnonymous, Mazz, Hedgi, Serenity rose, Telcontar, pisoprano, Kogut, feral, Phaethon, RagnarTheSemiGreen, Robinton, Vercalos, henry42, Pastykake, Dame-Amaryllis, Baron Praxis
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: So, maybe everything didn't work out perfectly for Harry. Still, most of his friends survived, he'd gotten married, and was about to become a father. If only he would have stayed away from the Veil, he wouldn't have had to go back and do everything again.
  • Pairing(s): Ginny/Harry, Ron/Hermione
  • Tags: Humor/Parody, Time Travel
  • Notes: Also recommended on the Harry Potter Humor/Crack page.

Reunion by Rorschach's Blot

  • Recommended by: Chuckg, Looney Toons, Unclouded TJ, Seraviel, Kogut
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: A parody of Peggy Sue fics, starring Harry, Hermione, Luna, and Susan Bones as the returnees. They're on a mission to take the timeline and tie it into a pretzel.
  • Pairing(s): Harry/Hermione/Luna/Susan(Friendshipping/implied future shipping), Sirius/Professor Sinistra
  • Tags: Humor, Time Travel

Altered Destinies by Dobby Elf Lord

  • Recommended by: White Hat, Unclouded TJ, Aromli, Leber, pisoprano, Paddy Murphy
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Harry has defeated Voldemort, but it was a costly victory. Aberforth Dumbledore presents a plan to go back and kill the infant Riddle, but Harry will have to stay there 10 years. Can Harry alter the wizarding world's destiny? WWII and Grindelwald.
  • Tags'': Supernatural, Suspense, Time Travel, AU
  • Comments: Sequel — Balanced Destinies — DEAD

A Mother In Law's Love by Perspicacity

  • Recommended by: AbelInversion, Phaethon
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Distraught over Ginny's death in the final battle, Harry gambles desperately and travels back in time to set things right. Unfortunately, not everything goes as planned. A twist on the classic Soul Bond tale. A cross between Peggy Sue and crackfic, this farce of a time-travel novella features a hapless Harry, for whom nothing seems to go as planned. Even his Soul Bond, the one fixture in his life, is messed up in the time travel—it latches onto Molly by mistake. Hilarity Ensues.
  • Tags: Time Travel, Humor, Adventure

Delenda Est and its sequel Para Bellum by Lord Silvere (link and (link)

  • Recommended by: Darkholm, Unclouded TJ, boonerunner, Fenro, Sheaman3773, pisoprano, SovereignGFC, lampyridae, Pastykake
  • Status: Complete and Dead, respectively
  • Synopsis:
    • Delenda Est: Harry is a prisoner, and Bellatrix has fallen from grace. The accidental activation of Bella's treasured heirloom results in another chance for Harry. It also gives him the opportunity to make the acquaintance of the young and enigmatic Bellatrix Black. Marauders-Era.
    • Para Bellum: An ambitious Voldemort prepares to lead his armies into the Delenda Est dimension to topple Minister Black III. But, he has lost the element of surprise, and there is a Pre-OotP dimension in between his dimension and the DE dimension where he will have to fight Minister Black's armies, spies, and civilian meddlers, not to mention two Harry Potters and the infamous Black Triplets.
  • Pairing(s): Harry P./Bellatrix L.
  • Tags: Adventure, Fantasy

The Moment It Began and sequel The Moment it Ended by Sindie

  • Recommended by: FatRat, jarell88, Tender Lumpling, Fenro, Ripheus
  • Status: Complete and Complete
  • Synopsis: The life of Severus Snape fell apart on that one day in his fifth year. During his death in Deathly hallows, Dumbledore offers him the chance to go back in time to to that fateful day and relive it, giving him the chance to redo that fatal mistake that drove Lily away.
  • Pairing(s): Snape/Lily
  • Tags: Romance, Drama, AU, Time Travel

The Dark Lord's Equal by Lens of Sanity

  • Recommended by: AllBlueSkies, Xeno, Kogut
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Things had been pretty sweet for the first quarter of a century following Voldemort’s defeat, but from there things started to go downhill fast. Now Harry has finally agreed to go back and stop the wars from ever happening. He wakes up during the Ministry Battle and begins changing history for the better.
  • Pairing(s): Harry/Hermione
  • Tags: Adventure/Romance

Sisyphus by esama

  • Recommended by PDown, Fenro, Mazz, Dame-Amaryllis
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Harry gets another chance - and another and another. At some point, they stop feeling like chances at all.
  • Pairing(s): Harry Potter/Ginny Weasley, Harry Potter/Original Character(s)
  • Tags: Alternate Universe, Time Loop, Self Harm, Suicide, hopeless existence, generally morbid and dark
  • Notes: Also recommended on the Harry Potter Oneshots page.

Time, Mr. Potter? by Tw15teD

  • Recommended by: Magic Kirby
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Five years after Voldemort's victory over the Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter is a man on the run. But what happens when he is thrown into his twelve-year old body in a freak accident?
  • Tags: Non-DH compliant, Adventure, Horror

Stormseeker: Borrowed Destiny by Keolah

  • Recommended by: Jeckari
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: On the run from powerful dark wizards, Lexen Chelseer finds himself thrust into an unfamiliar world - and a new identity. Can Lexen hope to fill the shoes of Harry Potter, who secretly died at the age of 5? Includes slash.
  • Tags: Adventure/Drama
  • Comments: Continuation of Stormseeker Cycle of Nightmares

Fate's Favourite by The Fictionist

  • Recommended by: Namikaze Artemis, lampyridae, Bellalina
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: You always get the stories where Harry goes back into Tom Riddle's time, then either stays or gets sent back. End of, unless he tries to make Voldemort good. But what if things went differently? What if, just once? someone followed a time traveler back?
  • Tags: Friendship, Drama
  • Comments: There's also a Russian translation, Czech translation and an Italian translation.

Jamie Evans and Fate's Fool and its sequel Jamie Evans and the Lonely Queen by The Mad Mad Reviewer

  • Recommended by: The Road, Unclouded TJ, TheForgottenOne, Magic Kirby, Bloodhawk531 Agogobell
  • Status: Complete and Dead, respectively
  • Synopsis: Harry Potter stepped back in time with enough plans to deal with just about everything fate could throw at him. He forgot one problem: He's fate's chewtoy.
  • Pairing(s): Harry/Tonks
  • Tags: Mentions of rape, sex, unholy vengeance, and venomous squirrels; Adventure; Family

Doubting Thomas by AzarDarkstar

  • Recommended by: Piekage, Robinton
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: After all, every child deserves a mother who loves them. Even those who grow up to be monsters. Luna just never imagined things would turn out this way.
  • Tags: One-Shot, AU, Time Travel, Drama, Family
  • Notes: Also recommended on the Harry Potter Oneshots page.

The Greatest Minister of Magic by BajaB

  • Recommended by: Luxy, Baron Praxis
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: "...take the steps I have suggested, and you will be remembered, in office or out, as one of the bravest and greatest Ministers of Magic we have ever known." - Albus Dumbledore – Goblet of Fire.
  • Tags: Humor

Xerosis by Batsutousai

  • Recommended by: feral
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Harry's world ends at the hands of those he'd once fought to save. An adult-Harry goes back to his younger self fic.
  • Pairing(s): Voldemort/Harry
  • Tags: Semi-super!Harry, Dark!Harry, Crack, Supernatural, Adventure

George Weasley and the Computational Error by pisoprano (link)

  • Recommended by: JET73L
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Thanks to the universe being a bit fuzzy on math, George Weasley gets the chance to go back to undo the worst day of his life in Deathly Hallows... with two stipulations. He must start over from the beginning of his first year, at the latest, and he doesn't just get implanted into his past self. He gets sent back, mind and body, with a surprising and inconvenient method of temporarily taking place of the mind of his past self.
  • Pairing(s): None, unless you count George/Angelina from the original timeline.
  • Tags: Drama, Humor

Come Once Again and Love Me by laventadorn

  • Recommended by: tsotap
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Severus wakes up in the afterlife expecting something rather different than being almost-seventeen again. Seriously, what kind of game is this? But wait - Lily's come back, too - from 1981? Perhaps it's a second chance... but to do what?
  • Pairing(s): Snape/Lily
  • Tags: Drama, Angst

Faery Heroes by Silently Watches

  • Recommended by: Download, Dame-Amaryllis
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Voldemort made one final Horcrux before assaulting Hogwarts. After his second resurrection he takes of the Ministry and attacks the Muggles leading to the destruction of a significant portion of the muggle world and most of the magical. The Fay - on the verge of extinction - send Harry, Hermione and Luna back to stop it.
  • Pairing(s): Harry/Hermione/Luna
  • Tags: Adventure, Humor

Fox Ears by The Starhorse

  • Recommended by: TrueBlue170, Robinton
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: The Weasley family is deep in mourning after the battle of Hogwarts, but George has better ideas than to sit around and cry about something he'd rather just fix. And Charlie believes he can do it. This is a must-read if you are unhappy about how things turned out for the Weasley twins at the end of Deathly Hallows. This particular fic revolves around George thinking up a very clever plan to prevent Fred from dying in the Battle of Hogwarts - or being "de-Fredded", as he oh-so-eloquently puts it.
  • Tags: Post DH, Charlie's POV, Drama, Adventure
  • Notes: Also recommended on the Harry Potter Oneshots page.

Hermione Granger and the Hostile Decision by breather89

  • Recommended by: Potr Fan
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Peggy Sue gone wrong. Hermione goes back via the Room of Requirement. Going on the Hogwarts Express, she follows a girl she doesn't remember last time and is abducted by a rogue wizard intent on selling Muggle-borns. Hermione causes him to rethink this and holds them prisoner while Hermione sends letters to Harry, pretending to be a Seer so that the timeline won't change.
  • Tags: Hurt, Comfort, Crime

Time to Put Your Galleons Where Your Mouth Is by Tsume Yuki

  • Recommended by: Robinton, Unclouded TJ
  • Status: Complete
  • FF.Net Synopsis: Harry had never been able to comprehend a sibling relationship before, but he always thought he'd be great at it. Until, as Master of Death, he's reborn one Turais Rigel Black, older brother to Sirius and Regulus. (Rebirth/time travel and Master of Death Harry.)
  • Tags: Family, Adventure

Harry Potter and the Trouble with Sorting Hats by Durandall

  • Recommended by: Dame-Amaryllis, Pastykake
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: A mild send-up of a popular genre of Harry Potter fanfiction. As much as I enjoy them, some practical considerations come to mind. Inevitably, Harry has one specific ally in all those fics ... but what if that entity took a different view on things?
  • Tags: Humor, Parody, Peggy Sue
  • Notes: Also recommended on the Harry Potter Humor/Crack and Harry Potter Oneshots pages.

Eternal Return by Silver Pard

The Younger Potter Twin by DrT

  • Recommended by: Quantum Reality
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: The Heir of the Founders, the Heir of Merlin, needs to set the future straight — by going back to 1971.
  • Tags: Time Travel, Minor Ron bashing.

The many Deaths of Harry Potter by ShayneT (link)

  • Recommended by: Feranard
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: In a world with a pragmatic, intelligent Voldemort, Harry discovers that he has the power to live, die and repeat until he gets it right.
  • Tags:

30 Minutes That Changed Everything by Radaslab

  • Recommended by: NaruHinaFan
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: AU. Year 2148: Global Population: 1. He made a mistake 150 years ago or so and now the human race no longer exists. For a century or so, he has sought a way to fix it all. Can he, or is the end of the world inevitable?
  • Tags: Adventure/Friendship
  • Comments: Has a sequel called 30 Minutes II: The Gathering Storm but that fic is dead. The sequel has not been updated since October 2011. Both are really good stories.

The Time Meddlers by witowsmp

  • Recommended by: NaruHinaFan
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: After things have gone terribly in the war, Harry and Hermione decide to travel back in time to stop the war from happening. Things go well at first, until...
  • Pairings: Harry/Hermione
  • Tags: Adventure
  • Comments: A remarkably good story. It starts off depressing but as they go back in time, they are able to improve on certain things from canon but others become much worse, including the rise of a new Dark Lord Dolores Umbridge.

The Peace Not Promised by Tempest Kiro

  • Recommended by: ThrawnCA
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: His life had been a mockery, so too his death it seemed. For what kind of twisted humour would force Severus Snape to relive his greatest regret? To return him to the point in his life where the only person that ever mattered in his life had already turned away.

    Upon his canonical death, Severus Snape meets Albus Dumbledore in the afterlife and is offered a chance to go back to an earlier point in his life (shortly after the breaking of his friendship with Lily Evans), to remedy his many regrets. He accepts in hopes of keeping Lily alive; everything else, he feels, is secondary to that. However, the changes in himself and the changes he brings about once he arrives in the past have the effect of softening her anger toward him and persuading her to give him another chance.
  • Pairing: Severus/Lily, James Potter/Marlene McKinnon.

Ongoing fics

Updated regularly or semi-regularly.

     Ongoing fics 

Strange Visitors From Another Century by Izzyaro

  • Recommended by: hpfan4ever
  • Status: Ongoing
  • Synopsis: What if Salazar Slytherin wasn't actually evil? What if an evil Slytherin wasn't the only inaccuracy about the Hogwarts' Founders? When the destruction of time turners in the Department of Mysteries throws Harry, Ron and Hermione a thousand years into the past, they meet the Hogwarts' founders. Said founders are not too happy about all the dangerous things that happened in Hogwarts during the trio's time. They decide to teach the trio a few things. Voldemort and Dumbledore better prepare themselves.
  • Tags: Friendship, Adventure

Dodging Prison & Stealing Witches by LeadVonE (link)

  • Recommended by: Omeganian
  • Status: Ongoing
  • Synopsis: Harry Potter has been banged up for ten years in the hellhole brig of Azkaban for a crime he didn't commit, and his traitorous brother, the not-really-boy-who-lived, has royally messed things up. After meeting Fate and Death, Harry is given a second chance to squash Voldemort, dodge a thousand years in prison, and snatch everything his hated brother holds dear. A Peggy Sue+Wrong Boy-Who-Lived. Both got a second chance. But one doesn't know he wasted his already.
  • Pairing(s): Harry/Hermione/Daphne/Ginny
  • Tags: Time Travel, Harem, Wrong Boy-Who-Lived, Not too light Harry, Manipulative Dumbledore.
  • Comments: A somewhat confusing Timey-Wimey Ball. Quite readable.

Messing With Time, by slythernim

  • Recommended by: Schismatism
  • Status: Ongoing note 
  • Synopsis: In 2003, after a lot of training, Harry goes to sleep in his wife Ginny's arms — and wakes up at the tender young age of five years old, in the Dursleys' residence. Rather than force himself to live through all that again, he instead decides to forget sticking to the timeline, and instead turn it into a much happier... and sillier... one. The first step? Troll Azkaban and the Aurors to spring his beloved godfather.
  • Tags: Comedy, Random, Some PTSD and occasional darker notes.
  • Pairings: Harry/Ginny implied, no actual romance as of this writing.



Stops for whatever reason with a note that it'll be back soon.

     Hiatus fics 

None Yet.

Dormant or Dead fics

At least a year without an update, or killed by the author, at least two years without an update, or Author Existence Failure.

     Dormant or Dead 

Again and Again by Athey

  • Recommended by: feral, Pistols At Dawn
  • Status: Dormant
  • Synopsis: The Do-Over Fic - a chance to do things again, but this time-To Get it Right. But is it really such a blessing as it appears? A jaded, darker, bitter, and tired wizard who just wants to die; but can't. A chance to learn how to live, from the most unexpected source.
  • Pairing(s): Voldemort/Harry
  • Tags: Slytherin!harry, dark!harry, eventual slash, Mystery, Supernatural

crawlersout by slexenskee (link)

  • Recommended by: Nyame
  • Status: Dormant; last updated September 2018
  • Synopsis: Harry is the girl who wanders in and out of time. Tom knows nothing about her, and despite the fact she has whisked him away from the orphanage to live with her, he's starting to think he never really will either. Regardless, he is determined to never let her go, not even in the face of time, space, or dark lords.
  • Tags: Time Travel, Alternate Universe, Raise Him Right This Time, Rule 63 (Fem!Harry), Worldbuilding
  • Pairings: Harry Potter/Tom Riddle Jr., Harry Potter/Gellert Grindelwald

Back Again, Harry? by JediButtercup

  • Recommended by: Evil Midnight Lurker, Shay Guy, Agent0042, Fenro, Sheaman3773
  • Status: Dead (Last Updated Jan 12, 2017)
  • Synopsis: A most unusual Peggy Sue fic, one that refuses the usual powerups and exceptional maturity in favor of sending Harry back from his visit to Kings Cross Station in Deathly Hallows to a certain night spent staring into the Mirror of Erised.
  • Tags: Time Travel, AU, DH canon, Drama

A Switched Chance by LunaStorm

  • Recommended by: Mazz
  • Status: Dead (Last Updated Jan 20, 2017)
  • Synopsis: In which Hermione attempts a time-travelling ritual without due preparation and Harry happily goes along for the ride, and both have to cope with living their best friend's life.
  • Tags: Bodyswap-AU
  • Comments: It's based on one of esama's drabbles from Toil and Trouble.

The Red Knight (link) by Demon Eyes Laharl

  • Recommended by: Aust Sakura Kyzor, PistolsAtDawn
  • Status: Dead; last updated June 2018
  • Synopsis: Unlike your usual Peggy Sue fic, RON goes back in time. Problem is that he went to the wrong timeline and now Hermione is trying to murder him. Also, he's a Slytherin now.
  • Pairings: Ron/Daphne. Implied Harry/Hermione
  • Tags: Time Travel, Day In The Lime Light, Fem!Harry, First Person Narrative
  • Notes: Despite what the synopsis might make you believe, it's not a humour story.

Hogwarts: Marauding the Timeline by Hplover4ever3

  • Recommended by: Marauding Barton
  • Status: Dormant; last updated August 2018
  • Synopsis: "I'm Sirius Black," said the boy. "Who the hell are you?" Draco hesitated. Well how the hell was he supposed to answer this? / / Back in 1976, Draco has a lot on his hands...avoiding questions (both students' and teachers'), playing his part well, & trying himself to understand why on earth he was sorted into Gryffindor this time around. It's going to be one hell of a ride. . .
  • Tags: Gryffindor!Draco, Humor, Friendship

Harry Potter and the Puppet of Time by Calanor

  • Recommended by: Priopraxis
  • Status: Dead (Last Updated Feb 14, 2016)
  • Synopsis: An ancient, desperate, half-crazed Draco Malfoy sends his much younger self memories and other data in a bid to prevent Harry Potter's (post-canon) death and the catastrophes that have doomed all of mankind to extinction.
  • Pairing(s): Draco/Multi, Harry/Multi, Neville/Multi, and eventual Draco/Ginny. As yet none have appeared in-story or are in any way important to the plot.

The Law of Unintended Consequences by Escoger

  • Recommended by: Night Robin
  • Status: Dead
  • Synopsis: After death, Lily Potter returns to the past in hope of achieving a different outcome. She hopes to reunite with her husband while keeping her former best friend Severus Snape from becoming a death eater. However, her choices change them.
  • Pairing(s): James/Lily, eventual Severus/Lily.
  • Tags: Angst, Time Travel

Backwards Compatible by Ruskbyte

  • Recommended by: Looney Toons, Dor, Shadow AI, Seraviel, Kogut, Y.S. Jennis
  • Status: Dead
  • Synopsis: Harry comes back from the summer after Sirius' death with a new attitude, a lot more information, a talent for mixing technology and magic — and a strange accessory: a mysterious device he calls "Father" which never leaves his side, appears to be sentient... and possesses power beyond anything ever seen by the Wizarding World.
  • Pairing(s): Harry P./Hermione G.
  • Tags: Adventure, Romance

His Own Man by Crunchysunrises

  • Recommended by: Looney Toons, Unclouded TJ, Sheaman3773, feral, Pastykake
  • Status: Dead
  • Synopsis: At the spectral King's Cross station in Deathly Hallows, Harry makes a different choice; disgusted by Dumbledore's machinations, he sends himself back in time to just before his first year. A fiercely independent Harry with complete foreknowledge of the next seven years then dives head-first into the wizarding world, seeking to disrupt both Voldemort's and Dumbledore's plans. However, his efforts to reshape the future may just make things worse when his actions cause the events of Philosopher's Stone, Chamber of Secrets and Prisoner of Azkaban to all take place simultaneously during his first year.
  • Tags: Adventure, Friendship

Hold Me While I'm Here by Nitte Iz

  • Recommended by: Shinji 117, Robinton
  • Status: Dead
  • Synopsis: Dumbledore gives Harry an offer he can't refuse. "A year at Hogwarts without constant whispering, life-threatening situations, or Voldemort. How? By taking a trip to when Marauders were still faithful and 16. Um, make that one out of three!" Harry 'Patterson' is an exchange student who arrives in Hogwarts at the start of the Marauders' sixth year in Hogwarts.
  • Pairing(s): Lily/James
  • Tags'': Angst, Humor

From the Flame to the Spark by Ephemeral-Nightboy (link)

  • Recommended by Ephemeral Night, Sheaman3773, Kogut, RagnarTheSemiGreen, @Troper9, Pastykake, Dame-Amaryllis, Pistols At Dawn
  • Status: Dead
  • Synopsis: A twist on the Peggy Sue genre that features Ginny as the time traveler instead of Harry, after Harry dies at the end of Deathly Hallows instead of just pretending to die as in canon. Once Ginny arrives in the past, she doesn't even try to preserve anything of the old timeline, going to any lengths to make sure Voldemort can never kill Harry. Things are made more complicated by fragments of the future coming back in Ginny's wake, resulting in some tangential oddities.
  • Pairing(s): Ginny/Harry
  • Tags: Adventure, Romance

He's Not Normal by Uncle Stojil

  • Recommended by: SteaksAddictsAnonymous, Unclouded TJ, Mazz
  • Status: Dead
  • Synopsis: "Harry Potter goes back in time and has to start everything again. Do you think he will be careful not to screw the timeline up? No, he doesn't even think about it! A story featuring a loony Harry and a Magical World that seems willing to adapt to him." (Basically, in which Harry goes back in time and kind of trolls everybody.)
  • Tags: Parody

Time Warp by Kittenn 1011

  • Recommended by: Mazz, Dame-Amaryllis
  • Status: Dead
  • Synopsis: Harry and Draco get stuck in a paradox. Now the have to relive their Hogwarts years. Over and over. And over. And—
    • Warp One: Harry Potter wakes up one morning in the body of his ten-year-old self. This time around, he declares, nobody is going to die! — "That's a lot harder than you think, Potter. People shouldn't meddle with time."
  • Tags:
  • Comments: Last update 2011 In the author's words:
    • The fiasco that stopped this in its tracks was a few unfortunate computer crashes losing me all my rough work and plans, but if I'm honest the reason the hiatus has lasted this long is because I've moved onto other projects. It's below most things on my priorities list. The next chapter has an opening scene written and a bit of an outline for the rest... I don't want to abandon this fic, really, but even a single chapter is painfully slow. I'm hoping to get a chapter out before the year is up, but even if there's a random update you can't count on that to become a regular thing just yet.

Harry Potter:Game of the Year Edition by Casey W

  • Recommended by: Dont Kill Bugs
  • Status: Deadnote 
  • Synopsis: Harry Potter dies in the graveyard of Little Hangleton. GAME OVER. Start new game?
  • Tags: Gamer!fic, Adventure, Humor

C'est La Vie by cywscross

  • Recommended by: ramber, Unclouded TJ, lampyridae, shinyshadowklefki, Dame-Amaryllis
  • Status: Dead
  • Synopsis: A year after the war ends, Fate takes the opportunity to toss her favourite hero into a different dimension to repay her debt. A new life in exchange for having fulfilled her prophecy. Harry just wants to know why he has no say in the matter. And why Fate thinks that his hero complex won't eventually kick in. Then again, that might be exactly why Fate dumped him there.
  • Tags: Alternate Universe, Alternate Universe - Canon Divergence, Time Travel, Dimension Travel, Original Character(s), Language, Violence, canon only until end of fifth year with an extra six-year wartime period thrown in after that

Darkness Above by Haxong

  • Recommended by: feral, Killing Curse Eyes
  • Status: Dead
  • Synopsis: You often get to read these stories where Harry Potter is sent back in time, meets and befriends Tom Riddle and together they're an unstoppable team. Oh, and a couple, of course. You also often get to read stories were an adult Harry is sent back in time or to an alternate universe and has to kill Voldemort in it again all over again, trying to hide the fact that he's from the future. However you rarely read a fanfiction were those two scenarios are being combined... AU, Harrison Evans and Marvolo Riddle, rulers over Great Britain and Ireland, love their lives. They have just begun to expand their conquest towards France when a last desperate attack of the resistance pulls them into an alternate universe. One where their past selves are an abused little child and a powerless spirit. And worst of all: They're mortal enemies!
  • Pairing(s): Tom Riddle/Harry Potter
  • Tags: Adventure, Drama

30 Minutes II: The Gathering Storm by Radaslab

  • Recommended by: NaruHinaFan
  • Status: Dead
  • Synopsis: Harry & Co. enter Hogwarts. Dumbledore is not faced with a pawn. Voldemort is not faced with fertile ground. The world is about to change as war and revolution are in the air. Sequel.
  • Tags: Adventure/Friendship
  • Pairing(s): Harry/Hermione
  • Comments: The sequel to 30 Minutes That Changed Everything but this fic is dead. The sequel has not been updated since October 2011. It is a really good story despite it being dead. —NaruHinaFan

Harry Potter and the Nightmares of Futures Past by S'TarKan

  • Recommended by: MuchGoodLittleTime, Yo Adrian, Chuckg, Elenor, Psalm of Fire, White Hat, Clendy 82, Looney Toons, Seraviel, WarriorDrgnMage, SilverGryphon8, Sheaman3773, lampyridae, DalekInvasion, RagnarTheSemiGreen, Alfa290, Pastykake, Dame-Amaryllis, Mitis, Baron Praxis
  • Status: Deadnote 
  • Synopsis: The war is over. Too bad no one is left to celebrate. Harry makes a desperate plan to go back in time, even though it means returning Voldemort to life. Now an 11-year-old Harry with 30-year-old memories is starting Hogwarts. Can he get it right?
  • Tags: Adventure, Romance, PTSD


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