Hogwarts, A Fantasy 1Chapter I A Gryffindor GreetingHogwarts, A Fantasy 13 years ago in General Fiction More Like This
You might belong in Gryffindor,
Where dwell the brave at heart,
Their daring, nerve and chivalry
Set Gryffindors apart
Cloud Strife and his mother stood on platform 9 at King's Cross Station. The bustling wall of people crowding around them was incredible. Cloud thought there must have been more than twice as many people in the station as there were in the whole village that he and his mother lived in. And as amazing as this thought was for him, it was completely overshadowed by the reason he was here with his mother's old trunk next to him and a ticket for a train to a magic school in his pocket.
Cloud had never quite considered himself normal in the usual sense of the word. Sure, he had two arms, two legs, two eyes, two ears, same as most other people. He could read and write and run and jump. But he ran a little faster than the other kids without being too winded. He jumped a little higher without being afraid. And when he was afraid, th