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Harry Potter Empire building fics

Discussion in 'Story Search' started by Fudoutoku, Sep 2, 2017.

  1. Fudoutoku

    Fudoutoku Second Year DLP Supporter

    Mar 6, 2011
    First of all, sorry if this has been asked before, but I feel like this is a pretty small niche and was wondering if there were more stories filling it.

    With that said, I'm looking for "Civilization" stories featuring Harry.
    That may not be what it's known as but the general premise is "Harry builds his own city/country/empire/company/faction from scratch and a shitload of help"

    I'll give a few examples of what I mean and hopefully you wonderful lads have ran across similar stories.

    Is actually one such story, probably the most popular one both on DLP and in general.

    Probably THE best example I can give since it's almost entirely based on it. Also it's really good IMO.

    Also a good example but it's a bit too zoomed out sometimes.

    Last 2-3 chapters, also pretty wanky, it's a hate it or love type story for sure.

    1.5m words of Harry making his own team/company/faction/space faring fiefdom in the Marvel Universe.

    That the first fic of like a trilogy or something that is basically what I'm looking for but within the HP world.

    Anyway, except for For Love of Magic and The Havoc Side of the Force who eventually turn into "faction building" but start as adventure stories, all of the above have the central premise of Harry building up a town, or city, or company, whether for survival or what have you from the beginning.

    There's maybe 10 more that I know of but that's about it, 3-4 in ASoIaF, 2 in the Warcraft universe and some other scattered across a few different crossovers.

    Maybe there's more(I hope) I'll take any quality.
    Last edited: Sep 2, 2017
  2. Zenzao

    Zenzao 500 Club King Prestige

    Aug 30, 2009
    Adrift on those Binary Seas.
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    There is no delete button. Your shame shall be etched into the memoirs of DLP's vast and unforgiving recollection from now until the end of time itself.

    (ps use that report button to report your own thread, a kindly mod like Palindrome might take mercy upon you).
  3. Fudoutoku

    Fudoutoku Second Year DLP Supporter

    Mar 6, 2011
    It's ok, Jon is the best and he made it all better.

    Now give me stories.
  4. invinoveri

    invinoveri Third Year

    Aug 29, 2012
  5. Methos

    Methos DA Member

    Sep 24, 2016
    High Score:
    On An Island In The Sun By: Rorschach's Blot
    You don't like the way this country operates? You think its bureaucrats corrupt, its politicians moronic, its people apathetic sheep? Fine! Go make your own!
    Rated: Fiction M - English - Humor - Chapters: 2 - Words: 32,584 - Reviews: 379 - Favs: 2,763 - Follows: 929 - Updated: May 29, 2013 - Published: May 10, 2013 - Status: Complete - id: 9279255
  6. KGB

    KGB Unspeakable

    Jan 18, 2011
    Try esama's stories. Island of fire is pretty much spot on what your looking for, but is written in a wierd journal/letter style. The Stargate xover's are also pretty much spot on what you are searching for.

    Also Harry's Island Home is sort of that, but focuses more on what wizards can achieve when working together.
  7. Tasoli

    Tasoli Headmaster

    Dec 22, 2008
    Behind the keyboard
    I loved Island of Fire. I wish there was more stories about Harry ruling and being good at it.

    I had an plot bunny where Wizarding world was actually like Creation from the Exalted in which Wizards took the place of its rulers. Harry is brought to a satrapy which his family owns, but I never have time to develop it.
  8. Hawkin

    Hawkin Minister of Magic

    Apr 20, 2011
    QC, Canada
    Esama's stories do focus a lot on worldbuilding, and civilization. I think one of her old work Firebird (or Guardian), can't remember the title, is about Harry making Atlantis (SGA) into a new civilization. Island of Fire is also a great one and an interesting writing exercise as it's presented in letters format. There is also one more associated with Star Trek called something Enterprise where the room of requirement creates a portal between Hogwarts and a spaceship. All of Esama's work can either be find on Archive of Our Own or in some archive we have here on the forum; Minion posted a link of it in one of her story thread I believe.