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April 17th, 2012
Uh, so. *sheepish grin* Our spambot woes are far from over, it seems :(
I'm really, really sorry for this outage, guys. My friend and tech wiz kid DNA finally managed to get the site back up today, and he's trying his damnedest to keep the evil spambots at bay, but we're totally depending on him.
However, I'm happy to report that server-wise, we're totally on the up-and-up—paid up in full until 2014 at least! So don't worry: even if these pesky spambots manage to overrun us again, we'll be back! And your data won't be lost! :D
(You should always back up your fics, though! Incidentally, if you want an invite to the brilliant Archive of Our Own to mirror your stuff there, which I highly recommend, email me and I'll hook you up!)
January 05th, 2012
Hey, guys! As you probably noticed, we had some trouble with Google these past few weeks—spambots hacked into some UR pages and added malicious code to them. Google spotted that when crawling our website and flagged UR for review; but now all the code is clean again, and Google gave us the all-clear, so yay!
Welcome back, UR! :D
- How Am I Supposed...How Am I Supposed To Die (PG-13)
The year is 1978 and the Wizarding world is at war. Lily Evans thinks she might break with the pain while James Potter is in a restless state. Sirius Black is in a reckless state while Peter Pettigrew is plagued by the demons in his head, and Remus Lupin is haunted by his illness. This is the Marauders Era. by gingerdoe
- What Made Sirius ...What Made Sirius Leave... (NC-17)
In my opinion, there were many reasons why young Padfoot might want to leave home at sixteen. But this is the one that did it. It's a good thing he had Prongs... One-shot, Marauder Era by EmmaRoseHealy
- Darkness Calling:...Darkness Calling: The Last Death Eater (NC-17)
"Get me a child. I shall bend him to my will."
Such are the words of Lord Voldemort to his newest Death Eater. However, even the cruellest of women have hearts, and the child Bella finds wasn't quite what he was expecting...
Very big, epic AU with many OCs. by Someone
- Slytherin HeartsSlytherin Hearts (PG)
No matter how much they tried to ignore it, things had changed after the war. Many of them for the worst, and yet... (or, when Asteria met - really met - Draco).
- Founders Four: Pi...Founders Four: Pillers of the Ages (PG-13)
Long ago, in a time filled with hatred and fear, arose the four greatest witches and wizards of their age, and together, created a safe haven: Hogwarts. Travel with me now across the sands of time and witness the legend unfold as never before. Join me in the magic, the adventure, and in the danger. Prepare yourself, for the Founders ... by Shadowkat678
- ClandestineClandestine (PG-13)
She is the most colorful thing James has ever seen. AU. by colorfulwonder
- Just Like Acid Po...Just Like Acid Pops (PG-13)
Because every legend has a thousand versions, this is the story of the Marauders (and Lily, of course) from seventh year onward. This is the story of secret taverns, stolen motorcycles, fingertip kisses, barefoot dancing, and the search for the spirit to face the worst evil. Their fight was their glory. Their fall was their fame. by SugarQuills
- A Christmas VowA Christmas Vow (R)
One Christmas Eve, after a particularly unpleasant Occlumency lesson, Severus is visited by a ghost. Lily is furious over how he has treated her son—and determined to make Severus see just how much Harry needs him. Loosely based on "A Christmas Carol". by Alexannah
- ElvendorkElvendork (PG-13)
Remember - it's unisex. Immediate continuation of the James/Sirius prequel. by norveltwonk
- GlimpseGlimpse (PG-13)
Drabble Collection centred around the Marauders and Lily. CHAPTER 75 UP!
The bartender reaches past and her scent is suddenly matted fur and sharp pine, masked by the thick layer of whiskey and smoke. Frozen, eyes meet in a moment of recognition as she smells it on him, too.
When he gets his bill, she has undercharged him.
When he leaves, he over-tips.
from "Moments Worth 100 Words", by afterthree
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