Penname: poppunkpadfoot [Contact]
Member Since: 31 Oct 2016
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I write fics about Sirius Black. @facingthenorthwind is my brain twin.


Best Niche Author - FROGS 2020 <3


a body from the balcony (Iain-verse):
i. Hitting the Ground  |  ii. Crushed Little Stars  |  iii. Geyser


Recent work:
+ newborns: mid-april 2020, collab with facingthenorthwind
+ your ear to the wound that whispers: early april 2020
+ best regards: late march 2020, collab with facingthenorthwind
+ reading the room: mid-march 2020, collab with facingthenorthwind
+ an exercise in absolution: late february 2020
+ Geyser: late february 2020, iain-verse


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Stories by poppunkpadfoot


'Dumpstr: We take out the trash so you don't have to!'

Remus Lupin is a bicycle courier for a breakup app. Walburga Black has a very odd request for him.

 

(For down-in-flames's Modern AU Challenge!)


Rating and Advisories (required): Teen Audiences (Slurs)
Content Warnings (optional): Breakups
Genre: AU, Humor

Tropes: Family

Story Type: Challenge Entry, One-Shot
Published: 11 Jun 2020 · Updated: 12 Jun 2020 · Words: 3746 · Chapters: 1 · Reviews: 6 · Likes: 3 · Reads: 35

Series: None





"there are kinds of grief that make newborns out of us" (Jenny Xie)

 

 

 

In the aftermath of his brother's death, Regulus is sent to live with his estranged cousin, Andromeda.

 

 

 

A sequel to an exercise in absolution


Characters: Andromeda Black Tonks, James Potter I, Nymphadora Tonks, Regulus Black, Ted Tonks

Pairings: None

Representation: None

FFT Groups: Gryffindor, Ravenclaw
Rating and Advisories (required): Mature Audiences (Domestic Abuse)
Content Warnings (optional): Dying/Grieving
Genre: Angst, AU

Tropes: Family, Forgiveness

Story Type: Novellette (under 25,000 words)
Published: 18 Apr 2020 · Updated: 23 Apr 2020 · Words: 3758 · Chapters: 1 · Reviews: 3 · Likes: 1 · Reads: 17

Series: None





Sirius just wants to make some weekend plans to eat ice cream. Chaos ensues.

 

An epistolary adventure.


Rating and Advisories (required): Teen Audiences (Sexual Content)
Content Warnings (optional): None
Genre: Humor

Tropes: Feminism

Story Type: Other (inc. plays, diaries, etc)
Published: 26 Mar 2020 · Updated: 23 Apr 2020 · Words: 718 · Chapters: 1 · Reviews: 2 · Likes: 1 · Reads: 90

Series: None





Inquest (noun): a judicial inquiry to ascertain the facts relating to an incident, such as a death.

 

For the Make TreacleTart Cry Challenge


Characters: James Potter I, Original Character, Orion Black, Regulus Black, Sirius Black

Pairings: None

Representation: None

FFT Groups: Gryffindor
Rating and Advisories (required): Mature Audiences (Domestic Abuse, Violence)
Content Warnings (optional): Dying/Grieving
Genre: Angst, Crime/Mystery, Dark

Tropes: Family, Law/Politics

Story Type: Challenge Entry, One-Shot
Published: 25 Feb 2020 · Updated: 10 Apr 2020 · Words: 7143 · Chapters: 1 · Reviews: 7 · Likes: 3 · Reads: 51

Series: None





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On weekends, Sirius goes to see Iain.

 

A sequel to Hitting the Ground

Second place in Crimson Quill's Picspam Challenge!

Banner by me


Characters: James Potter I, Original Male Character, Sirius Black

Pairings: Sirius Black/OC (HP)

Representation: Black, Gay, LGBTQA

FFT Groups: Gryffindor
Rating and Advisories (required): Mature Audiences (Sexual Content, Substance Abuse, Violence)
Content Warnings (optional): Addiction, Internalized Oppression, War
Genre: Angst, Drama, Romance

Tropes: None

Story Type: Challenge Entry, One-Shot
Published: 30 Sep 2019 · Updated: 09 Apr 2020 · Words: 4772 · Chapters: 1 · Reviews: 9 · Likes: 3 · Reads: 44

Series: Pride of Gryffindor Winners, a body from the balcony, Gryffindor Featured Fics





Don't make a noise,
don't leave the room until I come back from the dead for you.
-- You Are Jeff, Richard Siken

 

(For the Make TreacleTart Cry challenge)


Characters: Albus Dumbledore, Remus Lupin, Sirius Black

Pairings: Remus Lupin/Sirius Black (HP)

Representation: LGBTQA

FFT Groups: Gryffindor
Rating and Advisories (required): Mature Audiences (Violence)
Content Warnings (optional): Dying/Grieving, Poverty
Genre: Angst

Tropes: Lycanthropy

Story Type: One-Shot
Published: 01 Apr 2020 · Updated: 05 Apr 2020 · Words: 2596 · Chapters: 1 · Reviews: 7 · Likes: 3 · Reads: 24

Series: Sikenwolfstar





Sometimes you get locked out of Gryffindor Tower and decide the best course of action is to sleep in the Room of Requirement. Sometimes you do that with one of your best friends, who also happens to be the object of your massive crush.

And sometimes, the Room of Requirement only gives you one bed.

For Lex's Only One Bed Challenge and Madi's Kayla And Emma Write Something That Makes Me Happy Not Angsty Challenge.


Characters: Remus Lupin, Sirius Black

Pairings: Remus Lupin/Sirius Black (HP)

Representation: Gay, LGBTQA

FFT Groups: Gryffindor, Ravenclaw
Rating and Advisories (required): Teen Audiences (None)
Content Warnings (optional): None
Genre: Fluff

Tropes: Friends to Lovers

Story Type: Challenge Entry, One-Shot
Published: 14 Mar 2020 · Updated: 15 Mar 2020 · Words: 4838 · Chapters: 1 · Reviews: 4 · Likes: 3 · Reads: 63

Series: None





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banner by down-in-flames <3

 

The plan was as follows.

Step 1: Convince everyone that he and Remus actually have been dating. Possibly for months.
Step 2: Stage a breakup so dramatic that no one would dare bring their "relationship" up to either of them again.
Step 3: ???
Step 4: Profit.

 

First place in down-in-flames's Faking It Challenge!


Rating and Advisories (required): Teen Audiences (None)
Content Warnings (optional): None
Genre: Humor, Romance

Tropes: Friends to Lovers

Story Type: Challenge Entry, One-Shot
Published: 09 Jun 2019 · Updated: 05 Mar 2020 · Words: 6632 · Chapters: 1 · Reviews: 8 · Likes: 4 · Reads: 140

Series: None





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He should leave, he thinks, his heart hammering in his chest as he watches the rise and fall of Iain's breathing. He should do it now, while Iain is asleep - he can leave the spare key on the bedside table and avoid the messiness of a real goodbye. Because Iain wants him to stay, and Sirius can't say no. He'd tried, he really had, but he'd caved so easily that he might as well not have bothered.


 


Part 3 of Iain-verse, sequel to Crushed Little Stars.


Banner by me.


Characters: James Potter I, Original Male Character, Sirius Black

Pairings: Sirius Black/OC (HP)

Representation: Black, Gay, LGBTQA

FFT Groups: Gryffindor
Rating and Advisories (required): Mature Audiences (Self-Harm, Slurs, Substance Abuse)
Content Warnings (optional): Addiction, Internalized Oppression, War
Genre: Angst, Drama, Romance

Tropes: Friendship

Story Type: One-Shot
Published: 29 Feb 2020 · Updated: 29 Feb 2020 · Words: 7379 · Chapters: 1 · Reviews: 4 · Likes: 1 · Reads: 82

Series: a body from the balcony





When they were in their third year at Hogwarts, James Potter gave Sirius Black one half of a pair of two-way mirrors. From then on, the mirrors were always used whenever there was a need for them - and then one time, they weren't.

 

Third place in sibilant and belgian quaffle's five plus one challenge!

Best Friendship - FROGS 2020!


Rating and Advisories (required): Mature Audiences (Sexual Content)
Content Warnings (optional): None
Genre: Angst, Fluff, Humor

Tropes: Friendship, School

Story Type: Challenge Entry, One-Shot
Published: 10 Sep 2019 · Updated: 10 Sep 2019 · Words: 6039 · Chapters: 1 · Reviews: 11 · Likes: 4 · Reads: 72

Series: FROGS Winners





Dear Sirius,

You told me to keep you posted on what's happening at Hogwarts, so here goes - I don't know if you've heard, but the Triwizard Tournament's happening this year and on Saturday night I got picked as a fourth champion. I don't know who put my name in the Goblet of Fire, because I didn't. The other Hogwarts champion is Cedric Diggory, from Hufflepuff.

Hope you're OK, and Buckbeak -- Harry

(pg. 256, Harry Potter & the Goblet of Fire, J.K. Rowling)

 

For Noelle Zingarella's "Make Me Like Sirius Black" Challenge


Characters: Albus Dumbledore, Harry Potter, Sirius Black

Pairings: None

Representation: None

FFT Groups: Gryffindor
Rating and Advisories (required): Teen Audiences (None)
Content Warnings (optional): None
Genre: AU, General

Tropes: None

Story Type: Challenge Entry, One-Shot, Podfic
Published: 05 Aug 2019 · Updated: 08 Aug 2019 · Words: 2526 · Chapters: 1 · Reviews: 6 · Likes: 1 · Reads: 65

Series: None





During Saturday's Quidditch match against Ravenclaw, three things happen in rapid succession: Sirius almost gets killed by a Bludger, Marlene McKinnon pulls off a spectacular Hairpin Turn and saves his life, and Sirius realizes that he's actually in love with her.

 

(Or:
@clairevergreen: If Kayla can write a Straight Sirius, I will finish Mutually Beneficial, you can quote me
@poppunkpadfoot: Oh god. Well, this is happening.)


Rating and Advisories (required): Mature Audiences (Sexual Content)
Content Warnings (optional): None
Genre: Humor, Romance

Tropes: Sports

Story Type: One-Shot, Podfic
Published: 24 Jul 2019 · Updated: 28 Jul 2019 · Words: 3129 · Chapters: 1 · Reviews: 8 · Likes: 2 · Reads: 55

Series: None





"I don't smoke," says Remus, which is a lie and Sirius knows it, because they've been here so many times over the last few months, and Remus always takes the cigarette when Sirius offers.

(Because he'll take whatever Sirius will give him, even if it's only half a cigarette, or just one night before they go back to pretending nothing's happening.)

 

For the Great Collab 2019, theme: take me home


Characters: Remus Lupin, Sirius Black

Pairings: Remus Lupin/Sirius Black (HP)

Representation: Gay, LGBTQA

FFT Groups: Gryffindor
Rating and Advisories (required): Mature Audiences (Sexual Content, Substance Abuse)
Content Warnings (optional): Internalized Oppression
Genre: Angst, Drama, Romance

Tropes: None

Story Type: One-Shot, Podfic
Published: 03 May 2019 · Updated: 25 May 2019 · Words: 2484 · Chapters: 1 · Reviews: 7 · Likes: 3 · Reads: 46

Series: 2019 Collab





 

He wants to be loved. He also, in a vague sort of way, wouldn't mind loving someone in return. It's all a bit ironic - that he could be so cut off from something he wants to feel, while he feels everything else so hard it hurts. 

Iain-verse pt. 1 

 

For HPFT's Great Collab, Theme: Back from the Brink, Challenge: Internalized Oppression. Banner by me!


Characters: Original Male Character, Sirius Black

Pairings: Sirius Black/OC (HP)

Representation: Black, Gay, LGBTQA, Mood Disorder

FFT Groups: Gryffindor
Rating and Advisories (required): Mature Audiences (Sexual Content, Substance Abuse)
Content Warnings (optional): Internalized Oppression
Genre: Angst

Tropes: None

Story Type: One-Shot
Published: 01 Apr 2019 · Updated: 03 Apr 2019 · Words: 2420 · Chapters: 1 · Reviews: 15 · Likes: 2 · Reads: 61

Series: 2019 Collab, a body from the balcony





 

“Moody and the Longbottoms are tied up but last I heard they were going to get here as soon as they could.” Sirius pulled a face as he spoke.

“Tied up?” Lily repeated, high-pitched and too loud. “They know we’re literally in a pitched battle in a public park, yes?”

The Marauders' first proper battle against Death Eaters goes horribly wrong.

 

For HPFT's Great Collab, theme: back from the brink.


Rating and Advisories (required): Mature Audiences (Violence)
Content Warnings (optional): Internalized Oppression, War
Genre: Angst, Dark, Drama

Tropes: None

Story Type: Challenge Entry, Story Collection
Published: 28 Feb 2019 · Updated: 24 Mar 2019 · Words: 7676 · Chapters: 4 · Reviews: 7 · Likes: 0 · Reads: 137

Series: 2019 Collab





It was 3:27 AM when James Potter was abruptly awoken by the sound of his cell phone vibrating off of his bedside table.

 

Written for the Great Collab, theme: back from the brink, challenge: internalized oppression.


Characters: James Potter I, Sirius Black

Pairings: None

Representation: Depression, Gay

FFT Groups: Gryffindor
Rating and Advisories (required): Mature Audiences (Suicide)
Content Warnings (optional): Internalized Oppression
Genre: Angst, Hurt/Comfort

Tropes: None

Story Type: One-Shot
Published: 17 Mar 2019 · Updated: 17 Mar 2019 · Words: 1642 · Chapters: 1 · Reviews: 7 · Likes: 3 · Reads: 45

Series: Pride of Gryffindor Winners, 2019 Collab





The first time Minerva McGonagall had an inkling that things were not quite alright with Sirius Black was the first day that she met him - the day of his Sorting.

 

a companion piece to 'things left unsaid'


Characters: James Potter I, Minerva McGonagall, Sirius Black

Pairings: None

Representation: PTSD

FFT Groups: Gryffindor
Rating and Advisories (required): Mature Audiences (Domestic Abuse, Violence)
Content Warnings (optional): None
Genre: Angst, Drama, General

Tropes: None

Story Type: One-Shot, Podfic
Published: 13 Feb 2019 · Updated: 14 Feb 2019 · Words: 4639 · Chapters: 1 · Reviews: 4 · Likes: 1 · Reads: 45

Series: things left unsaid





Sanguini, in his time, has seen no shortage of war. All of human history is the history of struggle. Sanguini thought that he had long ago accepted its inescapability. Running from it, he had decided, was pointless.

Sanguini, in his time, has also often been proven wrong.

 

Sequel to Rush of Blood by nott theodore (written with permission)

For HPFT's Great Collab 2018-2019 | New Beginnings | Vampires


Characters: Unlisted Character

Pairings: Unlisted Pairing

Representation: LGBTQA

FFT Groups: Gryffindor
Rating and Advisories (required): Teen Audiences (Violence)
Content Warnings (optional): Discrimination
Genre: Fluff, Romance

Tropes: Vampirism

Story Type: One-Shot
Published: 01 Feb 2019 · Updated: 02 Feb 2019 · Words: 1760 · Chapters: 1 · Reviews: 4 · Likes: 0 · Reads: 109

Series: 2019 Collab





 

The customer standing in front of him is, quite possibly, the most beautiful man Remus has ever seen. Like, he looks like a model or something. He has long, black hair, flattened by water, and just the slightest amount of scruff on his face, and…

And a baby strapped to his chest.

Okay.

 

First place in just.a.willow.tree's Love, _____ Challenge. Wonderful banner by ShadowRose <3


Rating and Advisories (required): Teen Audiences (None)
Content Warnings (optional): Dying/Grieving
Genre: AU, Fluff, Humor, Hurt/Comfort

Tropes: Family, Parenthood

Story Type: Challenge Entry, Short Story (under 10,000 words)
Published: 13 Jun 2018 · Updated: 29 Jan 2019 · Words: 12097 · Chapters: 5 · Reviews: 37 · Likes: 6 · Reads: 613

Series: Pride of Gryffindor Winners





 



 


All the answers Sirius could've given for question 9 on his sixth year Defense Against the Dark Arts exam, but didn't.


 


Best Angst - FROGS 2020


 


Banner by me.


Characters: James Potter I, Sirius Black

Pairings: None

Representation: Gay, PTSD

FFT Groups: Gryffindor
Rating and Advisories (required): Mature Audiences (Domestic Abuse, Suicide, Violence)
Content Warnings (optional): None
Genre: Angst, Dark

Tropes: None

Story Type: One-Shot, Podfic
Published: 13 Jan 2019 · Updated: 16 Jan 2019 · Words: 791 · Chapters: 1 · Reviews: 23 · Likes: 11 · Reads: 109

Series: Pride of Gryffindor Winners, things left unsaid, FROGS Winners, Gryffindor Featured Fics





 

 

 

 

 

 

 

"How would you feel about a free trip to France this summer?”

“That depends. What’s the catch?”

“It’s a trip with my family,” Marlene says.
She can’t quite bring herself to look Sirius in the eye as she continues, “I’d be introducing you as my boyfriend.”

 

For the Prefect's Celebration Challenge
banner by me


Characters: Marlene McKinnon, Sirius Black

Pairings: Marlene McKinnon/Sirius Black (HP)

Representation: Gay, Lesbian, LGBTQA

FFT Groups: Gryffindor
Rating and Advisories (required): Mature Audiences (Sexual Content)
Content Warnings (optional): Internalized Oppression
Genre: Angst, Drama

Tropes: Family, Friendship, Questioning Identity

Story Type: Challenge Entry, One-Shot
Published: 14 Jul 2018 · Updated: 23 Sep 2018 · Words: 4209 · Chapters: 1 · Reviews: 9 · Likes: 6 · Reads: 106

Series: None





Banner by ailhsa @ tda 

 

In the summer between fifth and sixth year, and in the aftermath of a prank gone horribly wrong, Sirius Black sets out to mend the damage he's caused to his friendships. In the process, he begins to mend himself, too.


For jessicalorewrites' Diversity Challenge. Winner of Best Diversity in the 2016 Golden Paws. Runner up for Best Major Character in the 2017 F.R.O.G.S.

 

Note: due to the scope of the changes to this story, I would really appreciate if people avoided directly transferring reviews from other sites :) 


Rating and Advisories (required): Mature Audiences (Domestic Abuse, Slurs, Violence)
Content Warnings (optional): Discrimination, Internalized Oppression
Genre: Angst, Hurt/Comfort

Tropes: Family, Friendship, Questioning Identity, Religion

Story Type: Novellette (under 25,000 words)
Published: 02 May 2017 · Updated: 05 Jul 2018 · Words: 14988 · Chapters: 9 · Reviews: 32 · Likes: 25 · Reads: 928

Series: Breathe-verse





Perilune: The closest point to the Moon in an object's orbit around it.

 

For BellaLestrange87's Parody Challenge

Dedicated to Lizzie, Kaitlin, and Sian


Characters: James Potter I, Peter Pettigrew, Remus Lupin, Sirius Black

Pairings: Remus Lupin/Sirius Black (HP)

Representation: None

FFT Groups: Gryffindor
Rating and Advisories (required): Teen Audiences (None)
Content Warnings (optional): None
Genre: Angst, Drama, Humor, Parody

Tropes: Star-Crossed Romance

Story Type: Challenge Entry, One-Shot
Published: 21 Jul 2017 · Updated: 22 Jul 2017 · Words: 1463 · Chapters: 1 · Reviews: 5 · Likes: 2 · Reads: 215

Series: None





 

The war ends, and Remus Lupin loses everything.

 

First place in nott theodore's Historical Headcanons challenge.

Runner up for Best Angst - FROGS 2018.

Tied for Best Angst - POGs 2018.

Best One-Shot - POGs 2018.

Banner by me.


Rating and Advisories (required): Mature Audiences (Sexual Content, Violence)
Content Warnings (optional): Discrimination, Dying/Grieving, War
Genre: Angst

Tropes: Friendship, Lycanthropy

Story Type: Challenge Entry, One-Shot
Published: 19 Jun 2017 · Updated: 23 Jun 2017 · Words: 3698 · Chapters: 1 · Reviews: 13 · Likes: 8 · Reads: 111

Series: Pride of Gryffindor Winners, Gryffindor Featured Fics





Beautiful banner by steve harrington @ TDA

 

Sirius Black was a womanizer.

 

Well, that was one way to put it, anyway. There were others, but they weren't so polite. The point was, Sirius had been with a lot of girls. Peter wasn't really keeping track - really, he wasn't, it wasn't like he was keeping a list or something - but he knew that it was an impressive number. A number that put the rest of the Marauders to shame.

 

Winner of Best Family/Friendship - FROGS 2018.


Rating and Advisories (required): Teen Audiences (Substance Abuse)
Content Warnings (optional): Breakups, Discrimination, Internalized Oppression
Genre: Angst, Fluff, Humor

Tropes: Friendship

Story Type: One-Shot
Published: 27 May 2017 · Updated: 28 May 2017 · Words: 4208 · Chapters: 1 · Reviews: 11 · Likes: 8 · Reads: 362

Series: FROGS Winners