Lord Voldemort

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Name: Tom Marvolo Riddle
a.k.a. Lord Voldemort
Occupation: Dark Lord
Relationships: Tom Riddle Sr (father)
Merope Gaunt (mother)
Marvolo Gaunt (grandfather)
Morrfin Gaunt (uncle)
Delphini (daughter)
Fandom: Harry Potter
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Lord Voldemort, born Tom Marvolo Riddle, is the chief villain of the Harry Potter series of books by J. K. Rowling.

In Fanfiction

In line with the sequential events of the original book series, Tom Riddle | Voldemort has never shown any kind of romantic interest or love for anyone. But with the addition of the book 'Cursed Child in the Canon timeline, a relationship was created between him and his minion Bellatrix Lestrange that resulted in the birth of a daughter, Delphini.

He is often shipped with his arch enemy Harry Potter. The fan fiction about him either explores his youth at Hogwarts and the years before he became the Dark Lord or events during the war. He is also a common character in AU stories in which the dark side has won the war.

Due to his villainous nature, his lack of emotions due to his birth and lifestyle, some of his stories have strong graphic content, the most common being in your darker: torture, death, slavery and rape. This does not exclude, of course, the creation of lighter fanworks, having a lot of fluffy-themed works.


In the Chinese-speaking fandom, a bet gave rise to the birth of Voldemort/Daiyu, a crossover ship with Daiyu from Dream of the Red Chamber. The pairing gained popularity after a fanfic was published as a result of the loss of said bet.

Example Fanworks


Modern AU!Tom portrait by LAS-T for the fanfic Framed & Fractured by Antediluvian Poet
Tom Riddle by GoldSeven



Examples Wanted: Editors are encouraged to add more examples or a wider variety of examples.

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