I like the pictures and I love a dark What-If, but I have a bone to pick with the ransoms. Nobody loves Draco Malfoy more than I do, but putting a higher ransom on Draco ‘Weenus’ Malfoy than on Hermione Granger, who saved the world like forty-three times before she was sixteen, is plain ridiculous. Obviously down to prejudice against the Muggleborn: nothing else would get anyone to put a higher price on Draco ‘Duck, Cover, Snivel’ Malfoy. Seems hard on the other kids, too, many of whom committed acts of sword-related valour. (Not that I am not pleased and do think he might turn to good deeds, but track records of weaseling should stand you in good stead and at least mean a lower bounty on your head!)
Evil never wins because it has terrible priorities and poor long-term planning. Someone take me to the evil manager!