Summary: Before James got Lily, Lily played him and dated another guy. It all really started during the winter of their 7th year with humiliation on the Marauders’ side, defense on Lily’s part, and admiration/confusion from that certain boy. Not to mention the plans and danger that got Lily into James’s widespread arms.
Those Whose Hearts Hath Tried: the Chronicles of Lily and James Potter by norahpotter
Rated: 6th-7th Years [Reviews - 41]
Summary: "Oh who can tell, save those whose hearts hath tried.” -Lord Byron. Inspired by a line of poetry by Lord Byron, this is the first in a series (hopefully) on Lily, James, and eventually Harry Potter. Lily and James' seventh and final year at Hogwarts. Post HBP with a bit of AU thrown in.
Summary: Lily Evan's life is just the way she likes it. Nothing much happens unexpected, and she has all she needs: loving parents, loyal friends, a place to call home. So what if she and her older sister don't get along? So what if there are people who hate her for the blood that runs in her veins?
She's on her way to her seventh year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, and there the rising danger that casts the Wizarding World in shadow, putting every Muggle, witch and wizard alike in mortal peril.
When disaster and tragedy hit too close to home, and Lily starts to close off from her friends, one man takes a stand and pulls her back out. He's been in love with her since youth, and this year is his last chance to win her heart.
Summary: This is a one-shot songfic to The Little Mermaid's Kiss the Girl. It shows the boatride across the Hogwarts lake in Lily and James' first year. When Lily first meets James, he seems like a very nice boy. But soon she sees that he can be a cocky and arrogant jerk as well. What will happen when James tries to kiss Lily on the boat? You'll have to read to find out!
Summary: "Hazel bored into emerald, igniting the magic fire of love that cannot be explained but is felt only once in a lifetime."
Witness the marriage of two of the most beloved (though little-known) characters in the world of magic.
Summary: When Lily confesses about her love for a man, James doesn't get it.
Summary: They say that your whole life flashes before your eyes before you die, or at least the important parts.
James told Lily that they would be fine.
Lily still felt in the back of her mind that something was wrong, very wrong.
As they unknowingly wait to be found, Lily becomes consumed in her own thoughts. How the two came to be, why she loved him, and, more importantly, what she would have done without him.
To all of the stories out there who are not destined to have a happy ending, and all of the characters who have died in the process.
Chapter 2: "Maybe" is up! Yay let's dance.
Summary: Lily Evans looks like your average goody-two-shoes on the surface, so why would James Potter, trouble-maker extraordinaire, fall for her? What if James saw a side of Lily that she rarely let anyone see? Get ready to see Lily teach James a few lessons... and vice versa.
Summary: He was the sly, rambunctious troublemaker. She was the smart, fiery redhead. Their choices were either black or white and not a shade of gray. Their devotion couldn't be swayed, their bravery always prevailed, and there was no halfway in love. They were the best book on teenage tragedy with many simply regrets. But like shooting stars, Lily and James Potter shined and then faded.
Summary: James has found the girl of his dreams completely distraught. Will his attempts to comfort her be wasted? Or will she allow him to be her sympathizer?
Written to Joss Stones ‘Security’.
Summary: This is not your typical love story. It begins in the summer before James' and Lily's seventh year. Lily gets a letter from Remus about Dumbledore's surprising choice for Head Boy. Is Lily happy about this choice? Will James finally win Lily over in the last year that he has left? Read to find out more!
Last chapter in queue!!!
Summary: James has always been totally commited to Lily. So when he stands her up, she brushes it off. But when it happens a second time, she begins to grow suspicious. Is James Potter, the love of her life, cheating on her? Or does he have something else up his sleeve?
Summary: Lily Evans hates being confused and she hates feeling dumb. James Potter knows what he wants and he's not afraid to go after it (for as long as it takes). Anna Potter wants to come to Hogwarts. Put it all together and what does it spell??? DISASTER
Summary: James Potter has always loved Lily since the moment he laid eyes on her--everyone knows that. But so has someone else--something not everyone is aware of. What happens when James gives up and Lily gives in? What happens to that someone else?
Summary: Now that James is treating Lily a little more seriously, he must consult his friends on how to take his next step.
Sequel to "A Change of View."
Summary: Lily Evans reflects on how James has treated her over the years, and how she has treated him in return. Small mention of character death.
One-shot written for the Gryffindor In-House Banner Challenge in response to the banner by wendelin the weird.
Summary: Lily makes a slip-of-the-tongue that causes James to wonder.
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Check review challenge for the last chapter. details there!
James and Lily Potter were possibly the most famous parents in wizarding history. We know alot about their adult life, but what do we really know about their childhood? Even Harry never knew about the Drama, jealousy, danger, friendships, happiness, sadness, resentment,confusion and love that his parents went through as children. Here, their lives, from when the two of them were eleven to when they were brutally murdered at only 21, is recorded. Lily and James Potter were unsung heros. This is their story.
Summary: In a world silently falling apart at the seams, two young adults must find their way. Lily Evans loses James Potter and then magically finds him again, only to lose not just him but her very life. He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named is slowly taking control, and it is at the height of his power that these two are thrown out into the world to fend for themselves. As the wizarding world goes mad with terror and fear, they manage to find each other as well as the love they thought lost. One can only watch as they become unwittingly but fatally intertwined in the story of He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named's downfall. Follow the story of Lily and James' first encounter with him.
Summary: Near the lake is a beech tree. This beech tree is where two couples declare their love for one another. It holds memories of love lost, found and forgotten. Under this beech tree is where four people spend two sunkissed days, nearly twenty years apart.
This is a Lily/James & Harry/Ginny story.