mrstater: (Blush)
Title: Adorare
Author: [personal profile] mrstater 
Rating: PG
Word Count: 7873 words
Summary:  Eighth in the Transfigured Hearts series:  An accident shows Remus that he isn't the only member of his romantic relationship with insecurity and self-doubt. What can he say to bolster Tonks' confidence, even as his own is shaken by this startling revelation?
Author's Notes: At one point while revising this story, I was cutting out so much that I thought it might end up shorter than the original (which you can read here). Famous last words... Many thanks to [personal profile] godricgal  for her mad beta skills and helping me stay away from inadvertently disturbing images like Kreacher "streaking" down the stairs.

Adorare )
mrstater: (Default)
Title:  A Tonks By Any Other Name
Author:  [personal profile] mrstater
Rating:  PG
Word Count:  6336 words
Summary:  Seventh in the Transfigured Hearts series:  A rose by another other name would smell as sweet, and Remus thinks "Nymphadora" would fit Tonks perfectly if only she would let people use her given name. Why does she loathe it?  A fifteen-minute intermission at the theatre provides the perfect opportunity for Remus ask, and Tonks' answer reveals surprising facets of her personality.
Author's Notes:   I think I might stop calling these "revisions" and switch to something a little more accurately descriptive like "extensive re-writes which may quadruple some stories in length."  This was one of the first R/T fics I ever wrote, and one of the series where my idea of Remus eventually became nothing like how I depicted him in the original version.  There were a couple of things I added because it seemed like a good place to set up a few teensy things in Masks and Mirrors, and overall I wanted it to feel like a true interlude in the series, following on the heels of a few themes and leading up to the fics to come, rather than simply a fluffy one-shot.  I think I'm pleased with the result.  I hope y'all like the new version, too.  As always, I cannot thank [personal profile] godricgal enough for her beta work.

mrstater: (Default)

Title: Crying Over Spilt Tea
Author

[personal profile] mrstater
Rating
: PG
Word Count
:  5996 words
Summary
: Sixth in the Transfigured Hearts series:  Snape witnesses the attraction between Remus and Tonks, and when she is the object of the Potions master's scorn, the old hostilities between the Marauders and Snivellus rear their ugly heads. The feisty Auror is hardly the average damsel in distress, and more than capable of standing up for herself, but Remus can't sit back and say nothing. Will he intervene for her like a level-headed Order member, or will he join Sirius in reverting to the roles of Moony and Padfoot?
Author's Notes
: Another revision which is just about unrecognizable from the original, which can be found here. Not only have I beefed up the content, but I've also pulled it forward in the series because I've always been shaky about the order of the three following Open Door and felt they weren't ready yet for another quarrel. Also, I drew in a plot-line from a Sirius-POV piece I wrote for the January, 2007 ficathon at [profile] rt_challengeThe Devil On Your Shoulder.  As always, many thanks to [personal profile] godricgal, AKA Tater's Best Beta Reader.

 


mrstater: (R/T)
Title: Open Door
Author: MrsTater
Rating: PG-13 for innuendo
Word Count: 11,904 words
Summary: Fifth in the Transfigured Hearts series: The night before the full moon, Remus feels ill and out of sorts, and would prefer to shut himself up in Grimmauld Place. When Tonks opens her door to him, it's an invitation Remus can't bring himself to refuse -- but he goes to her flat with his own walls erected around him. Will his resistance to her creative attempts to draw him out reveal the inner wolf to her? Will she at last shut the door on their relationship?

Part One

Part Two
mrstater: (Holding Hands)
Title: No More
Author: [livejournal.com profile] mrstater
Rating & Warnings: PG (Deathly Hallows spoilers)
Format & Word Count: One-shot, 2835 words
Featured Characters: Remus Lupin, Nymphadora Tonks, Antonin Dolohov, Fenrir Greyback, Bellatrix Lestrange, Sirius Black, James Potter, Lily Potter
Summary: It didn't feel at all like she'd imagined it. It didn't feel like anything at all.

No More )

Crackfic!

Jun. 18th, 2007 05:51 pm
mrstater: (Werewolf Mating)
Title: Should Have Kept My Day Job
Author: M. Tater
Rating: C for Crack (PGish)
Word Count: 1430ish
Summary: Two Order members working undercover prove that in war, the end justifies the means.
Author's Note: I've already theorized about this; why not write a crackfic about it?

I am most definitely the one who should keep my day job...

Here there be dragons... )
mrstater: (Default)
Title: Certain Necessary Qualities
Author: [livejournal.com profile] mrstater
Rating: PG
Word Count: 7024
Summary: Fourth in the Transfigured Hearts series: When the party for the new generation of Hogwarts prefects inspires Remus and Tonks to take a walk down memory lane, Remus discovers that at thirty-five he's not changed much from the fifteen-year-old who cared more about being a loyal friend than a responsible prefect. He fears Tonks will see him differently, but she seems to think he possesses other necessary qualities... Will they compensate for what he lacks? And what do the other Order members think?
Author's Note: Another revised installment; the original version can be found here. I cannot thank [livejournal.com profile] godricgal enough for her beta work. Sometimes I think she knows the series progression far better than I do, and I’m extremely grateful to have her along for the ride on this revision process.

Certain Necessary Qualities )
mrstater: (Between Friends)
Title: Taking Umbrage
Author: [livejournal.com profile] mrstater
Rating: PG
Word Count: 13,900
Summary: Third in the Transfigured Hearts series: Time is a precious commodity for members of the Order of the Phoenix, especially where romance is concerned. Why, then, would Remus want to waste one of those rare opportunities to be with Tonks talking about the Ministry's unjust new Educational Decree that places an antagonist in his old Defence Against the Dark Arts position? But Tonks doesn't see it that way, and a second date seems far more likely to become a first fight.

Part One

Part Two

Part Three
mrstater: (Between Friends)
Title: Overheard
Author: [livejournal.com profile] mrstater
Format/Word Count: fic, 8980 words
Rating: PG
Summary: Sirius tries to play matchmaker for an ambivalent Remus and Tonks, but when everyone keeps overhearing everyone else's conversations, things get a little complicated as shapeshifters prove to be anything but predictable...

1. Suspension of Disbelief

2. Progress

3. Cross Words

4. The Waiting

5. Playing Chicken

6. Whisky Business
mrstater: (Prelude to a Kiss)
Title: Marauding
Author: [livejournal.com profile] mrstater
Rating: PG
Pairing/Featured Characters: Remus Lupin/Nymphadora Tonks; Albus Dumbledore
Summary: The hectic Christmas which, for the Order, was anything but a holiday, leaves Remus with little time and fewer resources to celebrate Tonks' birthday. Still, he wants to throw her the party she deserves, and for a seasoned Marauder like him, he sees their joint assignment to escort Harry and the Weasley children back to Hogwarts provides the perfect opportunity to pull off a belated surprise. But can even a Marauder keep one step ahead of a bright Auror like Tonks? And is his creativity really enough for such an extraordinary witch?

TO BE REVISED

Part One

Part Two

Part Three

Part Four
mrstater: (Big Four Legged Thing)
Title: Lovesbane
Author: MrsTater
Rating: PG
Word Count: 10,092
Pairing, Featured Characters: Remus Lupin/Nymphadora Tonks; Fleur Delacour, Hermione Granger, Bill, Ginny, Molly, and Ron Weasley
Summary: Last night Remus and Tonks were all but engaged to be married. Then the Death Eaters attacked the Brockdale Bridge, murdered Amelia Bones, the Order found Emmeline Vance dead in her home, and Albus Dumbledore asked Remus to wake up from his dream and enter a nightmare. There is no way Remus can say no to Dumbledore. But how can he say it to Tonks?

Part One

Part Two

Part Three
mrstater: (Prelude to a Kiss)
Title: Good A-brewing
Author: [livejournal.com profile] mrstater
Rating: PG
Pairing/Featured Characters: Remus Lupin/Nymphadora Tonks; Sirius Black, Severus Snape
Summary: The relentless cycle of the moon and a bad batch of Wolfsbane Potion are enough to put Remus in a foul mood. His approaching thirty-seventh birthday, on top of it all, makes him positively broody -- so much so that his failure to join Sirius in another verbal duel with Snape turns into an even uglier conflict between best mates. Can Tonks intervene without making Remus feel even more deficient? Will his request for her to let his birthday pass quietly, without fuss, backfire and muck up that relationship, as well? More importantly what, exactly, does Remus over hear Tonks whispering about with Snape?

Part One
Part Two
Part Three
mrstater: (Between Friends)
Title: Between Friends
Author: [livejournal.com profile] mrstater
Format/Word Count: fic, 4555 words
Rating: PG
Summary: A relationship changes, and hangs between friends and something more.

1. The Moment of Change

2. The New Path

3. The Long, Good Night
mrstater: (Between Friends)
Title: Think Too Much
Author: [livejournal.com profile] mrstater
Rating: PG
Word Count: 6800ish words
Summary: Second in the Transfigured Hearts series: Two is company, but to Remus, three is definitely a crowd on his first date with Tonks. He thinks it's going well -- until an unexpected meeting makes him think again. If only he knew what was going on in Tonks' mind...
Author's Note: Another of my early R/T fics that's undergone a pretty extensive facelift. You can read the original here. I'd really love to know what people think of the revisions!

Think Too Much )
mrstater: (Patronus)
This is the fic I submitted to the Valentine's Love Hearts Challenge round of the [livejournal.com profile] metamorfic_moon Lovers' Moon Fic Jumble.

Title: Blue Eyes
Author: [livejournal.com profile] mrstater
Format & Word Count: Fic, 1000 words
Rating: PG
Prompt: "blue eyes"
Summary: Remus spends Valentine's Day with a natural redhead, and discovers the merits of poetry as a Defence Against the Dark Arts.
Author's Note: Thanks to my lovely beta, [livejournal.com profile] godricgal.

Blue Eyes )
mrstater: (Default)
Title: Caught
Author: [livejournal.com profile] mrstater
Rating: PG
Word Count: 5300+ words
Summary: First in the Transfigured Hearts series: As Remus Lupin struggles to hide his own feelings and stop making assumptions about a certain female Order colleague's, a new question arises: are Aurors skilled at catching other things than dark wizards?
Author's Notes: If this title seems familiar to some of you, that's because it is. This was my second Remus/Tonks fic I wrote, and now, one year and an almost embarrassing number of stories later, I see the characters a bit differently than I did then. I put a great deal of time and effort into the Transfigured Hearts series, of which this eventually became a part, and when this meme prompted a couple of questions about what I'd imagined leading up to this moment in time, I decided, why not re-write Caught and see if I can't include more background information as well as tweak the characterization to match the latter half of the series better? I'd love to know what you think about this fairly drastically reworked version. (The original can be found here.) I do plan to do revisions on the first half to two-thirds of the series. Also, keep your eyes peeled for Masks and Mirrors, a multi-chaptered sequel to the Transfigured Hearts series coming soon (maybe Friday?) to an F-list near you!

Many thanks to [livejournal.com profile] godricgal for her stellar beta work, and also to [livejournal.com profile] writermerrin, for proofreading for posting at Checkmated.

Caught )
mrstater: (Werewolf Mating)
Title: The Metamorph Mystique
Author: [livejournal.com profile] mrstater
Format & Word Count: Fic, 1600ish
Rating: PG
Summary: In all the times Remus had wished he would have an epiphany about how to broach the topic, it had never once crossed his mind that it might come to him in the form of a loo roll.
Author's Note: Written for the January 2007 [livejournal.com profile] rt_challenge, for the prompt: photograph of an empty loo roll

The Metamorph Mystique )
mrstater: (Appeared To Be Holding Hands)
Title: Through a Mother's Eyes
Author: [livejournal.com profile] mrstater
Format & Word Count: Fic, 3000ish
Rating: PG-13
Warnings: erm, tasteless wizarding romance novel euphemisms
Summary: Molly finds herself playing an unlikely confidante for the youngest, pink-haired Order member.
Author's Notes: Written for the January 2006 [livejournal.com profile] rt_challenge, for the prompts: tear and second person. Thanks to [livejournal.com profile] godricgal for the beta work and title!

Through a Mother's Eyes )
mrstater: (Werewolf Mating)
Title: The Devil On Your Shoulder
Author: [livejournal.com profile] mrstater
Format & Word Count: Fic, 1735
Rating: PG
Warning: mild crude language
Summary: An incident at an Order meeting resurrects a long-buried plan for revenge.
Author's Notes: Written for the January 2007 [livejournal.com profile] rt_challenge, for the prompt: "The only way to get rid of temptation is to yield to it." (Oscar Wilde) Thanks, [livejournal.com profile] godricgal, for the beta work!

The Devil On Your Shoulder )

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