Sources for Time out of place

I needed a lot of information on all sort of things when I wrote TooP. These are the sites I used and the people I quoted. I also love to have everything to have symbolic meanings – names should represent something, especially in the HP universe. Same for flowers. So, here’s the complete list of all those things.

Internet sources

The Harry Potter Lexicon -- a must for anyone writing Harry Potter fanfiction.

Information on buying guns

How to handle a gun

Quotes for anything and everything

Flowers and their meanings

Baby names and their meanings

More baby names

For name-o-trons and such fun,

For anyone who doesn’t know how to convert anything to anything else


Chapter four:
Angela’s Ashes
-- Frank McCourt

Chapter seven:
"The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up."
-- Mark Twain

Chapter eleven:
"He who angers you conquers you."
-- Elizabeth Kenny

Chapter twelve:
"Love builds bridges where there are none."
-- R. H. Delaney

Chapter fifteen:
"Wars have never hurt anybody except the people who die."
-- Salvador Dali

Chapter seventeen:
"The lord is wonderfully good to those who wait for him and seek him."
N.B.: From this quote is derived the proverb, "Good things come to those who wait."
-- Lamentations 3:25

"Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we cannot live within."
-- James Baldwin

Chapter eighteen:
"The best proof of love is trust."
-- Joyce Brothers

Chapter nineteen:
"I have not yet begun to fight!"
-- John Paul Jones

Chapter twenty-one:
"May you live every day of your life."
-- Jonathan Swift

Chapter twenty-three:
"It’s all coming back to me now."
-- Celine Dion


The Hanawalts
Carl: Strong one (German)
Anna: Gracious (Hebrew)
Riley: A small stream (Celtic/Gaelic) or valiant (Irish)
Brian: Strong one (Celtic/Gaelic)

Name suggestions for the twins
Sarah: Princess (Hebrew) – traditional, popular name… I imagine Sirius could be quite traditional
Rachel: Innocent lamb (Hebrew) – reference to Remus as a werewolf
Amber: Precious jewel (American) – Harry wants a family; they would be precious
Jade: Green gemstone (Spanish) – because of Harry’s eyes

The new pair of Weasley twins
Ariel: Lion of God (Hebrew)
Leo: A lion (Italian)
- Chosen with the Gryffindor lion in mind

Percy and Penelope’s children
Pearle: Precious (Latin)
Peter: A rock (Greek)
-- Chosen with the first two letters of the name in mind

Althidia: from Althia: Healer (English)
Galena: from Galen: Healer, Calm (Greek)
Keyahla: from Keyah: In good health (African)
Salusta: from Salus: Goddess of Health (Greek)
Imara: from Imaran: Strong (Hindi)
-- Chosen because they all mean what the potions do

Other names
Orenda: Magic Power (Native American)
Avongara: To tie (African)
Lev: Heart (Hebrew)


Chapter seven:
Gardenia: You're lovely; secret love
Chrysanthemum, or Crown daisy: You’re a wonderful friend; cheerfulness; rest

Chapter nine:
Iris: Your friendship means so much to me; faith; hope; wisdom and valour; my compliments

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