‘Love and hate are quite similar when you think about it,’ James said thoughtfully.
‘What do you mean?’ Lily asked.
‘You can’t hate someone for no reason without loving them a little,’ he said.
Lily rolled her eyes. ‘That’s stupid,’ she said.
‘No it’s not. Why do you think guys tease girls they like? Most people use hate to hide the fact that they really love someone.’
Lily didn’t say anything, so James continued. ‘After all, love is really just hate with a smile.’
Lily Evans hated James Potter. She always had, and thought she always would. But people change. Opinions change. Sometimes the line between right and wrong blurs … as well as the line between love and hate.
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Summary: We learn here the story of Lily Evans, a Muggleborn attending Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Her best friend -- and secret love -- Severus Snape, has been her guide through the first four years of her magical education. However, rumors of Severus’ doings are starting to concern Lily, as she starts to notice James Potter, a Quidditch star with unkempt hair and a knack for trouble. Lily’s internal battle is heating up, as she prepares to start her fifth year at Hogwarts.
(Character Death and Sexual Situations Warnings are for later chapters.)
UPDATE 01/30: Chapter 2 is FINALLY posted! I hope you all enjoy this one! Chapter 3 is currently being edited, so I don't have any good excerpts to provide for you...however, keep checking here for updates!