Penname: abhorsen [Contact]
Member Since: 16 Oct 2016
Bio:

Hi! I'm Branwen, one of HPFT's archive admins. <3


This is my OF/non-HP fanfic AP. If you're looking for my Harry Potter fics (including the stuff I've been livetweeting the writing process for lately), you can find them at under my other penname here, Beeezie.


If you're looking for my staff profile, you can find it at abhorsen_staff, and you can always PM me on the forums. <3


 


frogs: best romance (2020), most versatile author (2018), best family/friendship runner up (2018, 2020), best romance runner up (2018), most versatile author runner up (2017), best depiction of a mental illness/disability third place (2018), best original character finalist (2018)


nargles: most versatile author & best cast/ensemble (2019), wittiest story (2018), most versatile author & best world-building & best ravenclaw character (2017)


shadowplay: best at nonfiction (2017), poetry master (2016), best at original fiction runner up (2017), fanfic master runner up (2016)


frogs card credits: abhorsen.


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Stories by abhorsen [51] Series by abhorsen [2] Reviews by abhorsen [428] Favorite Series [0] abhorsen's Favorites [34]

 
Stories by abhorsen


 

rulebreaking can generally be divided into three categories: some are nbd, some are dangerous, and some are outright illegal.

 

victoire and fred understand these distinctions, but they have never been particularly interested in them.

 

frogs best family/friendship runner up (2020, 2018), pogs best dialogue (2020), nargles best cast/ensemble (2019) and ravenclaw character (2017), diadem little claw (2016)

 

(banner by me)


Rating and Advisories (required): Mature Audiences (Sexual Content)

Content Warnings (optional): None

Genre: Drama, Humor, Romance, Smut

Tropes: Family, Friends to Lovers, Friendship, Magical Creature, School, Secret Relationships, Slow Build/Slow Burn
Incomplete · Published: 12 Dec 2016 · Updated: 18 Jan 2021 · Words: 93080 · Chapters: 40 · Reviews: 265 · Likes: 173 · Reads: 5839

Series: Pride of Gryffindor Winners, Ravenclaw Nargles Winners, sidenote is 20/20, sidenote 20/20: shenanigans



Incomplete · Published: 23 Dec 2020 · Updated: 12 Jan 2021 · Words: 5169 · Chapters: 3 · Reviews: 0 · Likes: 0 · Reads: 70

Series: sidenote 20/20: shenanigans





 

poll working in an n95 behind plexiglass and then having joe-biden-won victory sex with a hot voter who picked you up is peak 2020

 

entered in victoria_anne's the sibling challenge and malfoysangel's dirty thirty challenge | banner by me


Rating and Advisories (required): Mature Audiences (Sexual Content, Substance Abuse)

Content Warnings (optional): None

Genre: Fluff, Humor, Romance, Smut

Tropes: Big Happy Family, Family, Friendship, Law/Politics, Modern AU, Sarcastic Devotee
Completed · Published: 09 Nov 2020 · Updated: 08 Jan 2021 · Words: 11940 · Chapters: 7 · Reviews: 8 · Likes: 5 · Reads: 410

Series: sidenote 20/20: shenanigans





the way you say my name

 

astoria is traumatized and stubborn af, draco is on a redemption arc, and then sometimes somebody ties somebody up. it is what it is.

 

fft frogs best romance runner up (2018) & best depiction of mental illness 3rd place (2018), featured stories (Nov 2017, Dec 2017, March 2018), ravenclaw sotm (Jan 2018) best characterization (Jan 2017) & best quote (Feb 2018)

 

banner by me.


Incomplete · Published: 04 Jan 2017 · Updated: 31 Dec 2020 · Words: 54903 · Chapters: 13 · Reviews: 65 · Likes: 27 · Reads: 2226

Series: old!sidenote: greengrass stories, The Prefects' Challenges, Ravenclaw Nargles Winners, Ravenclaw Stories of the Month, sidenote is 20/20, sidenote: old story





one week. one cabin. sexual tension. only one bed. lots of shenanigans.

 

for crowsb4bros spice up the archive challenge and down-in-flames's drunken shenanigans challenge | banner by me

 

fft featured story/gryffindor featured fic dec '20


Completed · Published: 29 Aug 2020 · Updated: 27 Dec 2020 · Words: 16925 · Chapters: 8 · Reviews: 29 · Likes: 21 · Reads: 821

Series: sidenote 20/20: shenanigans





i don't really know a lot about love / but you're in my head, you're in my blood / and it feels so good, it hurts so much

 

or,

 

there's a lot of college pining and angst because vic is dating teddy and gallagher is Sad about it

 

holiday present for lo <3


Rating and Advisories (required): Mature Audiences (Sexual Content)

Content Warnings (optional): Breakups

Genre: Angst, Drama, Romance, Smut

Tropes: Friends to Lovers, Friendship, Love Triangle, Modern AU, Mutual Pining, Sarcastic Devotee, School
Incomplete · Published: 06 Dec 2020 · Updated: 15 Dec 2020 · Words: 2565 · Chapters: 2 · Reviews: 1 · Likes: 1 · Reads: 52

Series: sidenote 20/20: shenanigans





banner by milominderbinder

 

 

Now the chill has seeped through to the bone,

And still there’s the wind to batter and moan.

 

a villanelle.


Characters: Original Female Character

Pairings: None

Representation: None

Story Type: Challenge Entry, Poetry

FFT Groups: Ravenclaw
Rating and Advisories (required): Teen Audiences (None)

Content Warnings (optional): None

Genre: Angst, Hurt/Comfort

Tropes: None
Completed · Published: 24 Dec 2017 · Updated: 07 Dec 2020 · Words: 185 · Chapters: 1 · Reviews: 1 · Likes: 1 · Reads: 123

Series: None





 

scrappy underdogs with an adorable team name vs. the defending pro-bending champions. mistakes are made. alcohol is involved. so is an anonymous discord firebending server.

 

entry in crowsb4bros spice up the archive challenge, malfoysangel's dirty thirty challenge, and down-in-flames's drunken shenanigans challenge

 

(banner by the amazing pirate grumpy cat ily kris)


Rating and Advisories (required): Mature Audiences (Sexual Content)

Content Warnings (optional): None

Genre: Drama, Fluff, Humor, Romance

Tropes: Drunken Confessions, Enemies to Lovers, Friendly Rivalry, Friends-with-Benefits, Friendship, Mutual Pining, Secret Relationships, Sports
Incomplete · Published: 17 Sep 2020 · Updated: 29 Nov 2020 · Words: 13998 · Chapters: 10 · Reviews: 3 · Likes: 2 · Reads: 407

Series: sidenote 20/20: shenanigans





vic and gallagher's exes hear about it through the grapevine


Rating and Advisories (required): Mature Audiences (None)

Content Warnings (optional): Breakups

Genre: Drama, Humor

Tropes: Friendship, Love Hurts, Lovers to Friends
Completed · Published: 12 Oct 2020 · Updated: 13 Oct 2020 · Words: 2087 · Chapters: 1 · Reviews: 0 · Likes: 0 · Reads: 74

Series: sidenote 20/20: shenanigans





 

victoire, fred, and their friends occasionally warrant one-shots that don't fit into shenanigans. these are those.

 

entered into maraudertimes's swoon challenge | banner by me


Rating and Advisories (required): Mature Audiences (Sexual Content, Substance Abuse)

Content Warnings (optional): None

Genre: Drama, Humor, Romance, Smut

Tropes: Drunken Confessions, Friends to Lovers, Friendship, Only One Bed, Sarcastic Devotee, Secret Relationships
Incomplete · Published: 30 Jun 2020 · Updated: 03 Sep 2020 · Words: 5369 · Chapters: 2 · Reviews: 3 · Likes: 2 · Reads: 199

Series: sidenote is 20/20, make maraudertimes swoon challenge, sidenote 20/20: shenanigans





 

theoretically, you should never document your crimes and misdeeds in text messages. on the other hand, though, it's super convenient.

 

alternatively, teenagers being ridiculous, sexually suggestive, and selectively vague

 

pogs best friendship runner up ('20)

 

new chapter 9. companion to shenanigans. banner by me.


Rating and Advisories (required): Mature Audiences (Sexual Content)

Content Warnings (optional): None

Genre: Humor

Tropes: Belligerent Sexual Tension , Established Relationship, Friends to Lovers, Friendship, Sarcastic Devotee, School, Secret Relationships
Incomplete · Published: 10 Feb 2020 · Updated: 17 Aug 2020 · Words: 37158 · Chapters: 15 · Reviews: 16 · Likes: 14 · Reads: 1260

Series: sidenote is 20/20, make maraudertimes swoon challenge, sidenote 20/20: shenanigans





 

Bill and Fleur's English lessons take an interesting turn.

 

frogs best romance ('20), pogs best pairing ('20), gryffindor sotm (april '20), featured story (july '20, apr '20, dec '19)

 

banner by me.


Rating and Advisories (required): Mature Audiences (Sexual Content)

Content Warnings (optional): War

Genre: Fluff, Hurt/Comfort, Romance, Smut

Tropes: Friends to Lovers, Mutual Pining, Secret Relationships
Incomplete · Published: 20 Mar 2019 · Updated: 14 Feb 2020 · Words: 18507 · Chapters: 4 · Reviews: 30 · Likes: 14 · Reads: 800

Series: Pride of Gryffindor Winners, FROGS Winners, sidenote is 20/20, sidenote: old story





Rachel is starting to scare herself.


Characters: Rachel Berenson

Pairings: None

Representation: PTSD

Story Type: One-Shot

FFT Groups: Ravenclaw
Rating and Advisories (required): Mature Audiences (Self-Harm, Violence)

Content Warnings (optional): War

Genre: Angst

Tropes: None
Completed · Published: 28 Sep 2016 · Updated: 11 Jan 2020 · Words: 500 · Chapters: 1 · Reviews: 0 · Likes: 0 · Reads: 156

Series: None





Most slayers didn’t live as long as she had since being called, anyway.


Characters: Buffy Summers

Pairings: None

Representation: Depression, PTSD

Story Type: One-Shot

FFT Groups: Ravenclaw
Rating and Advisories (required): Mature Audiences (Suicide)

Content Warnings (optional): Dying/Grieving

Genre: Angst

Tropes: None
Completed · Published: 15 Oct 2016 · Updated: 11 Jan 2020 · Words: 671 · Chapters: 1 · Reviews: 1 · Likes: 1 · Reads: 141

Series: None





banner by endlessly. @TDA

 

 

Caring for someone is not the same thing as feeling safe with them.


Rating and Advisories (required): Teen Audiences (Violence)

Content Warnings (optional): None

Genre: Angst, Drama

Tropes: Friendship
Completed · Published: 29 Dec 2017 · Updated: 21 Nov 2019 · Words: 570 · Chapters: 1 · Reviews: 2 · Likes: 1 · Reads: 141

Series: None





Jon and Ghost.

 

spoilers for season 8, episode 4


Characters: Jon Snow

Pairings: None

Representation: None

Story Type: One-Shot, Podfic

FFT Groups: Ravenclaw
Rating and Advisories (required): Teen Audiences (Violence)

Content Warnings (optional): None

Genre: Angst

Tropes: Family
Completed · Published: 09 May 2019 · Updated: 09 May 2019 · Words: 322 · Chapters: 1 · Reviews: 3 · Likes: 1 · Reads: 116

Series: None





banner by milominderbinder @TDA

 

 

The wind is everything, and while she feels it whipping against her face, so is she.

 

1st place in the 'Utopia Challenge' at Shadowplay | 1st place in Rumpelstiltskin's 'Character Vignette' Challenge at HPFT


Characters: Original Female Character, Original Male Character

Pairings: None

Representation: None

Story Type: Challenge Entry, One-Shot

FFT Groups: Ravenclaw
Rating and Advisories (required): All Audiences (None)

Content Warnings (optional): None

Genre: Fluff, General

Tropes: None
Completed · Published: 03 Nov 2017 · Updated: 05 Mar 2019 · Words: 436 · Chapters: 1 · Reviews: 7 · Likes: 6 · Reads: 231

Series: a sorta fairytale





banner by azimuth @TDA



Sometimes, the best you can do is pretend.


HPFT Featured Story (Oct 2018)


Characters: Original Female Character, Original Male Character

Pairings: None

Representation: Depression, Mood Disorder

Story Type: One-Shot

FFT Groups: Ravenclaw
Rating and Advisories (required): Mature Audiences (Self-Harm, Violence)

Content Warnings (optional): Dying/Grieving

Genre: Angst

Tropes: Friendship
Completed · Published: 27 Jan 2018 · Updated: 29 Jan 2019 · Words: 1198 · Chapters: 1 · Reviews: 5 · Likes: 2 · Reads: 92

Series: a sorta fairytale





Your thoughts are a roller coaster.


Characters: Original Female Character

Pairings: None

Representation: Mood Disorder, Neurodiversity

Story Type: One-Shot

FFT Groups: Ravenclaw
Rating and Advisories (required): Mature Audiences (None)

Content Warnings (optional): None

Genre: Angst

Tropes: None
Incomplete · Published: 13 Jan 2019 · Updated: 13 Jan 2019 · Words: 293 · Chapters: 1 · Reviews: 3 · Likes: 0 · Reads: 23

Series: None





in / the space around the edges


Characters: None

Pairings: None

Representation: None

Story Type: Poetry

FFT Groups: Ravenclaw
Rating and Advisories (required): Teen Audiences (None)

Content Warnings (optional): None

Genre: General

Tropes: None
Completed · Published: 15 Sep 2018 · Updated: 15 Sep 2018 · Words: 92 · Chapters: 1 · Reviews: 3 · Likes: 2 · Reads: 114

Series: None





banner by azimuth @TDA



and it was limitless, endless...


HPFT Featured Story (Aug '18)


Characters: Original Character

Pairings: None

Representation: None

Story Type: Poetry

FFT Groups: Ravenclaw
Rating and Advisories (required): Teen Audiences (None)

Content Warnings (optional): Dying/Grieving

Genre: General, Hurt/Comfort

Tropes: Friendship
Completed · Published: 02 Jun 2018 · Updated: 07 Jun 2018 · Words: 123 · Chapters: 1 · Reviews: 5 · Likes: 2 · Reads: 180

Series: a sorta fairytale





banner by azimuth @TDA



every night


your demons come out to play


Characters: None

Pairings: None

Representation: Depression

Story Type: Poetry

FFT Groups: Ravenclaw
Rating and Advisories (required): Mature Audiences (Self-Harm)

Content Warnings (optional): None

Genre: Angst

Tropes: None
Completed · Published: 18 Apr 2018 · Updated: 18 Apr 2018 · Words: 100 · Chapters: 1 · Reviews: 3 · Likes: 1 · Reads: 36

Series: None





but its ashes make you even sicker.


Characters: None

Pairings: None

Representation: None

Story Type: Poetry

FFT Groups: Ravenclaw
Rating and Advisories (required): Teen Audiences (Violence)

Content Warnings (optional): None

Genre: Angst, Dark

Tropes: None
Completed · Published: 02 Apr 2018 · Updated: 02 Apr 2018 · Words: 88 · Chapters: 1 · Reviews: 2 · Likes: 2 · Reads: 177

Series: None





blood is a drug
pain
is a balm
shame
is a rush
pride
is a fragile thing


Characters: None

Pairings: None

Representation: Depression

Story Type: Poetry

FFT Groups: Ravenclaw
Rating and Advisories (required): Mature Audiences (Self-Harm)

Content Warnings (optional): None

Genre: Angst

Tropes: None
Completed · Published: 02 Apr 2018 · Updated: 02 Apr 2018 · Words: 82 · Chapters: 1 · Reviews: 2 · Likes: 0 · Reads: 27

Series: None





love is a whisper in your soul.


 


a cascade poem.


Characters: None

Pairings: None

Representation: None

Story Type: Poetry

FFT Groups: Ravenclaw
Rating and Advisories (required): All Audiences (None)

Content Warnings (optional): None

Genre: General

Tropes: Family, Friendship
Completed · Published: 01 Mar 2018 · Updated: 01 Mar 2018 · Words: 86 · Chapters: 1 · Reviews: 2 · Likes: 1 · Reads: 156

Series: None