pica_scribit: (Gryffindor - RL/SB - Tender)
I am delighted to announce that Trans*Figured now has its own page on my website! Upon the advice of the incomparable [personal profile] themessrs, who has my undying gratitude, I have expanded Part II by ... er ... 3000 words. Meep! Looks like this is going to be another one of those stories that gets away from me. Enjoy!

Part I * Part II


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pica_scribit: (Gryffindor - RL/SB - Tender)
Title: Trans*Figured (2/5?)
Author: [personal profile] pica_scribit (complete fic archive)
Word Count: ~3800 and counting
Genre: AU, drama, angst, hurt/comfort, romance
Rating: T
Warnings: Trans* character written by cis author, references to Dark magic, attempted suicide
Characters: Remus Lupin, Sirius Black, James Potter, Peter Pettigrew, Severus Snape, Albus Dumbledore, Poppy Pomfrey, Mr & Mrs Lupin (OCs)
Pairing: Remus/Sirius
Summary: Remus has a secret: he's not a werewolf.
Disclaimer: Harry Potter characters and the Wizarding world are the sole property of J. K. Rowling. I own nothing except my own ideas, and make no profit. No copyright infringement is intended.
Note: I've been feeling recently that there is an under-representation of trans* characters in fanworks. Which is to say, I've never encountered one. This story is my attempt to improve trans* visibility in HP fanfic. I acknowledge that there are probably as many ways to be trans* as there are trans* people in the world, and I know that this story will probably not ring true with everyone's experiences, but hopefully I haven't made too much of a mess of things. I apologise in advance for any problematic elements that may have sneaked into the story in spite of my best intentions. I encourage everyone to check out Not Your Mom's Trans 101. It contains some great advice on being an effective and compassionate trans* ally.

Part I

Part II )
pica_scribit: (Gryffindor - RL/SB - Tender)
Title: Trans*Figured
Author: [personal profile] pica_scribit (complete fic archive)
Word Count: ~2100 and counting
Genre: AU, drama, angst, hurt/comfort
Rating: T (so far)
Warnings: Author writing about issues she has no experience with or business writing about, probably.
Characters: Remus Lupin, Sirius Black
Pairing: Remus/Sirius (pre-slash)
Summary: Remus has a secret, and it's not what you think.
Disclaimer: Harry Potter characters and the Wizarding world are the sole property of J. K. Rowling. I own nothing except my own ideas, and make no profit. No copyright infringement is intended.
Note: This bunny bit me the other day and wouldn't let go. I don't know when I've ever been so nervous about posting something I've written. I apologise in advance if I've made a mess of this.


He could not really remember what it had been like, Before. He had been too young. Sometimes he wished he could recall what it had felt like to be whole -- to be himself -- but more and more as he grew older, he felt that knowing what he had lost would be too much to bear. Mostly, Remus Lupin just felt alone.

Making friends was difficult. His Special Circumstances made him awkward and self-conscious around other children. The secret locked inside him was too big and too complicated for him to explain in a way that they would understand. His parents loved him, and they did what they could to ease the path for him, but they did not always seem to know what to do with him, either. They researched spells and bought expensive potions that left Remus feeling sick and weak for days, but they could find nothing to reverse what had been done to him.

Trans*Figured )

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