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Draco Malfoy and the Practice of Rationality

A continuation of Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality, focusing on Draco in his second year. I try to not deviate from HPMOR, but I may make mistakes and there are some plot points open to interpretation. More political than HPMOR, but still some cognitive psychology ala Harry's Lessons. And not nearly as good, so lower your expectations.


If chapter 104 had been written by someone much stupider

It wasn’t every day that you got a message from yourself from the future.

“Davies has the Quaffle!” Lee Jordan shouted in a world that didn’t matter very much and was rapidly receding in importance. “Oh…! And the Snitch is gone - maybe gone for good, after being missed that badly!”

Harry ignored the foreshadowing. The parchment said:

He dying

Don’t wanna


Go to corridor between Charms Classroom and supply closet

Watch out for like Aurors and stuff

Have written this in secret magical ink so to outsider looks like super smart code but u can read it real easy

Harry worried that he might be an idiot, but he was more worried that Professor Quirrell was dying. He surreptitiously gathered his things, instructed Uzumaki Naruto to keep an eye on things at the Quidditch match, and headed off to the corridor between the Charms Classroom and the supply closet.


Lighting Up the Dark

12 years ago, the Fourth Hokage gave his life to seal Kyubey, the Nine-Brained Demon Fox, into the infant Naruto. Now, the time has come for a smarter, more creative Naruto to take on a world in which quick thinking and a solid grasp of strategy are worth a dozen rare techniques, and a brilliant mind can challenge even the deepest darkness.


Light in Despair's Darkness

The world has become a battle of wits between opposing manipulators, all aiming to win this fight of life and death. Who will triumph? Who will blunder? Who will survive? Let the games begin.

AU of Danganronpa, Rational!Naegi. Current arc: 5 (6 students left counting Enoshima)Heavy reliance on forensics and pathology. Additionally, AI themes become more and more relevant over time, beginning with arc 3. All chemicals described within the story are theoretically synthesizable.



[WP] When you were younger you murdered 4 people in cold blood. 30 years later you meet the man who confessed and went to prison for your murders.

"Hello, Vincent."

Vince froze in place, staring in shock at a man who stood in front of his door.

"Hello, father." he looked in the cold blue eyes of a man he hasn't seen for 30 years. "Come in."

"Doctors say I do no



[WP] You have just become aware that your significant other can control your actions with a simple little phrase preceding a command.

"Sudo, make me sandwich."

"Yes, master." oh, crap, what is going on with me? John went to the kitchen and started slicing bread. Emily looked at him with a smug smile.

John passed her a sandwich "How the hell are you doing


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Pokemon: The Origin of Species

Enter the world of Pokémon from a rational perspective. Instead of starting his journey in ignorance, Red has spent his years studying the creatures so central to his world... and he doesn't quite agree with all the information in his books. No time for rookie mistakes here: he's on a quest to discover the true nature of Pokémon, and maybe e


Harry Potter and the Midlife Crisis.

"I was supposed to be the greatest wizard of all time! I have very epic and heroic past. And look at me now! Managing a mediocre cauldron store in Diagon Alley? Come on! I refuse to accept that I've peaked at 17 years old!"

"Well, wasn't this kind of predictable, Harry?" asked Ginny in a slightly annoyed voice. "Your main virtue was always courage, not intelligence or entrepreneurship or cunning. There's a reason you went to the Gryffindor. And courage is pretty useless in peaceful times."

"Yeah, Hermione is a famous scientist and inventor now, not to mention political activist, and the main advisor for the minister of magic." said Harry wistfully.

"Oh, come on! Not about her again! Sometimes I think you wish you'd marry her instead of me!"


I'm sorry

[WP] When you were younger you murdered 4 people in cold blood. 30 years later you meet the man who confessed and went to prison for your murders.

"Hello, Vincent."

Vince froze in place, staring in shock at a man who stood in front of his door.

"Hello, father." he looked in the cold blue eyes of a man he hasn't seen for 30 years. "Come in."

"Doctors say I do not have much longer. I've come to say goodby." another shock. Father was always terse and got straight to the point.


Nuclear Babies

[WP] Nuclear war has just ended and only a handful of children remain. The children survived because they chose to hideout in a garbage dump, nobody would waste a nuke on garbage. The world now decimated, the children need to rebuild and learn through anything they find in the garbage.

"Garbage babies, attack!" a team of mutated garbage kids started swingi


Evil Day

[WP] When he turned on the faucet this morning, blood poured out.

Robert woke up and walked to his bathroom. When he turned on the faucet, his bath started filling with dark scarlet liquid. He looked at himself in the broken mirror and smiled.

What a wonderful day, he thought. *Fresh virgin blood in my bath, zombie infestation is under control, demons gav


Harry Potter and the Methods of Super-Rationality

As Harry considered the horrible situation set before him, something very unusual indeed happened. In an instant, his conscious thoughts were obliterated by the sudden influx of thousands upon thousands of answers to the very immediate problems before him. Some answers were nonsense, some were lunacy, but each one was some crystalline piece of a many-dimensional jigsaw puzzle, provided as if by some great over-mind. A gibbering fiend from another dimension that spewed cacophony from a thousand madness-blackened mouths.

It was in that instant that Harry James Potter-Evans-Verres awakened as a Super-Rationalist.

Voldemort felt a fraction of this through the link, and wasted no time with pointless questions. He had already pre-committed to this. The order went out to the assembled Death Eaters.

“Stun him.”


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