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I wrote the Soulmate bond quite a long time ago and it was complete when I rediscovered it from old disks that I had in college. I rewrote it (for the better trust me) and once it started coming out of BETA I started posting it on my site. Unfortunately, in later chapters I made changes during the beta process that required I rework last few parts. The fic is basically complete barring the changes I want to make to it before posting and I hope to finish posting it before the first of April.

However, I'm human. And things happen, right? I have two betas who work on this story with me so if they aren't available to beta then I have to wait (patiently) until they are. Please don't volunteer to beta for me. Seriously. I'm very happy with my current beta relationships. Thank you.

Originally, this series was around 200k and just 20 parts. During the beta process, it swelled to roughly 300k in 25 parts. That means that during beta (and after my own major rewrite before it ever went into beta) that I wrote an additional 100k on this story since July of last year.

Of course, since I added so much to the story and changed things here and there by the time I got to part 22, I realized I needed to change a few things here and there for consistency, timeline, character development, and the plot lines. In the original version of this story -- Hermione had a different animagus form, Narcissa was killed, and Lucius Malfoy didn't get killed at Gryffindor Circle -- in the end the biggest problem turned out to be Hermione's animagus form which I changed so she could understand parseltongue BUT it crossed my mind a week after posting that it totally FUCKED part 25.

THIS IS WHY I CAN'T HAVE NICE THINGS. Also, this is why I normally don't post something until I'm completely fucking done with it. *pouts*

So, it's coming. Chill out.

And in other news -- I'm going to write part 2 of the War Mages trilogy for my April Rough Trade project.

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Title: That Old Black Magic
Author: Keira Marcos
Series: War Mages Trilogy
Series Order: Book One
Betas: Chris King, Ladyholder
Fandom: Harry Potter
Pairing: Harry/Draco
Word Count: 133,013
Rating: NC-17 (language, explicit sex, and violence)
Genre: Established Relationship, Time Travel, Angst, Adventure
Warning: No Brit Pick, sexual situations two time traveling characters are various ages, an author with a transitory respect for canon who has rarely met a cliché she didn’t absolutely adore.

Summary: Head Auror Harry Potter and his magical partner, Lord Draco Malfoy, are cast back in time against their will and at the whim of fate to right the injustices done during the second blood war. Faced with a nightmare filled future, a looming war, and the forced to deal with people long dead to them–they must navigate the past, protect the future, and learn to forgive the past.

Prologue - Chapter Four
Chapter Five - Chapter Nine
Chapter Ten - Chapter Thirteen

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