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In an attempt to shorten the drop-down menus enough for them to remain fully visible on smaller screens, such as laptops, it makes sense to post collections of closely related fics, such as trilogies, or other series fics on a single page. This means you may have a very long page to scroll down, in order to link to all the volumes, or much smaller cover images to identify them, but that seems an acceptable trade-off.

The Best Revenge Trilogy:

The Best Revenge

Fanfic comes in every genre known to professional publishing, in addition to one or two which are almost exclusively its own. Perhaps the best known of these additional genres is the “redo,” in which the original story is retold with some critical change to the underlying premise, and is left to develop from there.

‘The Best Revenge’ is a classic redo. In the “Severitas” tradition.

Note 2020: This story was listed in Oprah Magazine May 2020 in the article: ‘52 of the Best Harry Potter Fan Fiction Stories on the Internet.’

The article above links to the original, unedited version posted on Oprah Mag never heard of Red Hen.

It should be noted that this is the 2nd edition of this work. The orginal illustrations from the first edition may now be found in the Graphics collection on the page of Unposted Publication graphics.

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Volume 1:

In which Severus Snape’s eye is caught by a very peculiar address on an outgoing Hogwarts letter and, intrigued, offers to hand deliver it.

He finds a situation in dire need of intervention, steps in, takes charge, and finds himself with a new responsibility.

Volume 2:

At the end of the very best summer that he can ever remember, Harry Potter boards the Hogwarts Express for the very first time, and unwittingly steps onto certain other people's very dangerous game board.

Fortunately, Harry has a number of adults who are looking out for him.

Volume 3:

The Dark Lord is defeated!

Or is he?

Not altogether, as it soon turns out, and what to do about the rest of him is a puzzle. In the meantime, Harry’s (and Snape’s) challenges only change, they do not diminish.