Fan Fiction

Gerald Griffin is a Harry Potter-inspired fantasy story being written by Sean Bridges. It also carries elements of Magyk and the Leon series.


Gerald Griffin is a young boy, about 10 years old, who lives in a not-very-well-kept orphanage, when he gets a letter that reads:

Dear Gerald Griffin: I am pleased to inform you that you have been accepted into the Murphy Academy of Magic. Please come to 7 Williams Street within the next 10 days. Sincerely, Principal Edgar Powers

At first Gerald does not believe the letter, but he comes to the stated address anyway, believing he has nothing to lose. Once there, he meets a hippie girl named Lilac Radford and a kind-hearted nerd named Heyden Broadmore, who almost instantly become his friends. After that, similar to Harry Potter and The Sorcerer's Stone.


Character Inspiration
Gerald Griffin Harry Potter
Lilac Radford Hermione Granger (loosely)
Heyden Broadmore Ron Weasley
Hermes Johnson Draco Malfoy
Principal Edgar Powers Albus Dumbledore
Professor Urquhart Davenport, Voodoo teacher Severus Snape
Professor Trevor Radford, Potions teacher Horace Slughorn/Franklin Sparks from the Leon series
Professor Brandon Beetles, Magizoology teacher Rubeus Hagrid (among others)
Peaches, Prof. Beetles' three-headed Vizsla dog Fang