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5 Emotional Harry Potter Fanfiction Storylines That’ll Move You To Tears

Sometimes you just want to curl up with a nice blanket, a cup of coffee, and read a story that’ll probably make you more emotional than necessary.

We’ve all been there.

It’s the end of a long week, it’s a day full of missteps and arguments, or it’s that emotional wall you’ve hit because you’ve just had enough.

Whatever it is, it leaves you needing an escape that only a good story can bring.

So today, we gathered 5 emotional stories from the Harry Potter fanfiction realm that are perfect for those days where all you really want to do is cry.

So, grab some kleenex and dive in!

5 Emotional Harry Potter Fanfiction Storylines That’ll Move You To Tears

 

The First Day by little0bird

Art by: xabeeroff | Learn How We Protect Fan Artists

The synopsis for this story is simple, the first year after the battle.

The characterization in this story will grip you, it allows the characters Rowling gave us to grow into different aspects of their persona while staying true to what we know already.

It’s so well written that you almost get the continued story in a way that satisfies most of the Harry Potter fan base, at least if you’re asking us.

Of course, there will be moments when you feel anger and sadness and grief, no good story could really exist without them. That’s part of the appeal of The First Day, you understand the pain that the characters feel and you may even better understand some of your own as you read it.

It’s a long story, but we read it in one weekend, it’s hard to put this one down once you’ve started it.

Plus, we’re Harry Potter fans…what even is a short story?

End Of The Line by shewhoguards

Art by: annafromthetrain | Learn How We Protect Fan Artists

This fanfic will not only leave you feeling extremely emotional, it will also surprise you when you experience heartache for characters you never expected to.

You’ll see some given a chance to redeem themselves, some we’ve lost and be given the ability to mourn them in a new way, and you’ll understand a deeper perspective of everyone as you navigate the story.

What epic love and loss does that railway platform hold?

You’ll be taken on a journey you’re not expecting, and you’ll be glad for it by the end.

Least Loved by Windschild8178

Art by: ScenicSarah | Learn How We Protect Fan Artists

If this fic doesn’t make you cry, well…we’re not saying you’re heartless but we’re not sure you’re totally human.

The fic is based on the notion that Ron may just be the least loved, but in what capacity are we talking?

It’s not a romantic type of love, it’s not the type of love that leaves you wishing someone would see the magic within him. It’s the most basic of love that he’s missing out upon, but it’s not a total absence.

So what’s worse? Being unloved or being the least loved?

Of course, enough love is better than no love at all, at least if you’re asking us.

The real question is…how heavy is the weight you carry when you realize that you’re the smallest part of an equation? Or does it even matter when you truly understand that love in it’s truest form isn’t measured by gifts or grand shows of affection? It’s the small moments that count.

Century Maker by Emertheawesome

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This one is emotional in a way that both touches you as you read it and then overwhelms you at the end.

Hermoine must go back in time to save a life, and in turn, the lives of others. However, every choice she makes has an effect on her, some she doesn’t notice until much later.

Like Hermoine, you may not realize the depth of the emotional pull to this fic right away, but it’s intense and it certainly stays with you long after you’ve stopped reading it.

The lack of a romantic pairing carries with it an important weight. We have to admit that we’re suckers for fanfiction stories with pairings, but this was more poignant without one.

5 Lies Ron Weasley Told Himself by libowie

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This fic’s title does a great job at explaining what you’ll be reading without giving it all away.

We want to follow suit and leave the heart of the fic within the story, but the 5 lies he tells himself are mentioned beforehand.

I wish I was an only child.
She isn’t pretty.
She loves him best.
I will protect them.
I am not afraid to die.

it goes without saying that they’ll pull on your heartstrings, but you’ll also understand why those lies are the ones he chooses. He has to protect himself and those he loves, he thinks he’s doing it the best way he can.

5 Emotional Harry Potter Fanfiction Storylines That’ll Move You To Tears

When we looked through fics to choose for this blog, we wanted to bring unique pulls of emotion and heartache, we wanted it to be more than lost romance or missed chances.

We wanted the kind of emotional fanfic stories that really do play with your heart.

So did we pick some of your favorite emotional stories? If not, which ones would you have added?

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Ashley Dye is a content writer, editor, avid reader, and pop culture fanatic from the Bluegrass (and bourbon) state. She is a mother, adventurer, and probably a Disney princess - at least in her mind.

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