"You'll stay with me?" [Harry]
"Until the very end," said James.
- James Potter
He was laughing at her. "Come on, you can do better than that!" he yelled, his voice echoing around the cavernous room. The second jet of light hit him squarely on the chest.
- Sirius Black
"There was a clatter as the basilisk fangs cascaded out of Hermione’s arms. Running at Ron, she flung them around his neck and kissed him full on the mouth. Ron threw away the fangs and broomstick he was holding and responded with such enthusiasm that he lifted Hermione off her feet" Deathly Hallows (I think everyone thought, "Finally!")
Summary: Hullo! I'm Lily Evans, and I'm starting my seventh year at Hogwarts soon. I'm Head Girl with James Potter, which I'm secretly thrilled about, emphasis on the secretly. Seriously secretly, like even to me, kind of. Well, I must be off!
Hey! Lily! Oh, sorry, so rude of me, I'm Anna, Anna Boothe. Lily's uh, hold on let me grab my trunk, it's just slipped out of my fingers. Where was I? Oh yes, Lily's best friend. We're inseperable, really. Like two peas in a pod and whatnot. Where is she, anyway? Er, well it was nice meeting you, I've got to go catch the train!
Oi! Did you just see Evans? I've been looking for her and I thought I just saw her here. I'm rather excited about being Head Boy with her; it'll give me a chance to show her the real James Pot--
What are you going on about, Prongs? Why are you even listening to this nutter? We've got to catch the train. Probably talking to you about Evans, am I right? He would talk to a tree about Evans if he could. Moony, Wormtail, help me get this starry-eyed git onto the train before it leaves without us...
You two are helpless, don't you think, Pete?
More helpless than two Grindylows out of water...
Loving the story so far, a great introduction and I also like how you've written Lily. I can actually empathise with her hehe :).
You've got a a great style of writing keep it up :).
kirstin louise (:
Summary: Ten years have elapsed since Dumbledore's death and McGonagall has Hogwarts back on its feet again. Hermione and Malfoy both teach at the school. But when a new teacher is hired to teach Defense Against the Dark Arts, everyone seems to feel that they've met him before. A story of mystery, passion, friendship, and jealousy… not to mention that Harry Potter has been missing for ten years and Voldemort is dead. (All violence is mild).
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Disclaimer: I own my imagination, JK Rowling owns Harry Potter.
ooooo I'm very much liking this story thus far :) good job :)
ooooo I'm very much liking this story thus far :) good job :)
Summary: 2007 QSQ Awards Runner-up for Best Post-Hogwarts
Petunia Dursley is enjoying dinner with her family when someone starts pounding on the door. Ready to tell them off for being so rude and refusing to leave when they didn't answer at first, Petunia opens the door to have a baby shoved into her arms and told she is his only family. Years after the great Harry Potter defeated Voldemort, Death Eaters have risen to power and taken over Hogsmeade, Hogwarts, and even the Ministry of Magic. Their marriages announced invalid, their children in danger and their lives hanging by a thread, the heroes of the war with Voldemort must once again take a stand against evil.
H/G and R/Hr
*Quote from The Epilogue*
Suddenly Harry was kissing her as if he couldn’t resist the temptation. There was a kind of frenzy to the kiss at first, a kind of desperate need, but it melted into something soft and sweet and gentle, a promise of a future when kisses would never be limited. When they broke apart he rested his forehead on hers, sprinkling a few affectionate butterfly kisses across her face. “I love you,” he murmured.
these lines made me laugh :D...
"Ron shrugged, “wing it from there.”
“That was your plan?” Harry grinned, “to wing it?”"
great story, im so worried about everyone though :O
Author's Response: Good! I had fun writing those -- I'm glad you liked them, too! Thanks for the review. :)
Well that was great, I loved every minute :D.
You're writing is so natural and flows easily.
I really liked how you made Petunia a kind of main character, and developed her so that she wasn't a horrible woman like she is in so many other stories!
I also loved the scene in which Harry and the gang were with James and Sirius. I could totally see that even though it was his dad standing there, he was more worried about how Ginny was :).
Loved the epilogue to, great way to end a great story :).
Round of applause to MagEd :D
Author's Response: Thanks very much! I'm glad you thought it flowed naturally and well! And I'm glad you liked Petunia in it! I had really been hoping that Petunia would play a greater role in DH.
i swear i knew it was Ron...okay you got me i was convined it was Harry and then got slightly confused and had to read the first part again :)
loving the story so far :D
Author's Response: I think I managed to trick most people ;) I'm glad you like the story so far! Thanks for the review.
Summary: Sometimes, the most simple and unexpected gifts are the ones we appreciate the most.
loved the fact Sirius fainted at the sight...rathering amusing :)
Summary: If you're looking for the usual James-loves-Lily-but-Lily-hates-James storyline, then this isn't it. The thing is, Lily doesn't hate James at all, he can just be annoying at the best of times. As she comes to realise why she doesn't hate him, it leads to the famous love we all know about. Set against the backdrop of a warring magical world where nothing is certain, can James and Lily hold onto each other and fight?
UPDATE August 08: It's FINISHED! Thank you so much to all those who have read and reviewed this story, I have loved your support. i hope there are still people out there who are willing to read it. Keep an eye out for more stories by me! UPDATE February '08: I have changed the chapter names of some of the 'Defied' chapters, to make this fit and to make it more plausible, as I see the 'thrice defying' of Voldemort as happening when James and Lily are part of the Order of the Phoenix.
UPDATE 20th September: I have altered my facts in the chapter 'Once Defied' as I made mistakes in the ages of James and Lily. It didn't matter so much in this chapter but had annoying repercusions for future chapters. It should all now be correct.
I like the fact that you don't have the whole "Lily hating James" plot line which is in most stories, but rather focused on the part where shes falling for him.
So sweet and makes an enjoybale read with a wee cup of tea :)
i liked the chapter, although I do think you should give James more credit...he wouldn't have just said "see you then", i think it would have been more heartfelt a goodbye
thats so sweet :)
this last chapter is heartbreaking. if only pettigrew wasn't such a rat!
Loved your story :)
Summary: The first war with Lord Voldemort is constantly getting worse; people are dying left and right, dementors are attacking people on the Death Eaters' orders, and nobody knows who is trustworthy anymore. Lily Evans, in her seventh year at Howarts, does not want to be a part of the war -- but some things are unavoidable.
i love the way you write.
this prologue has me hooked :)
Author's Response: thank you so much!
Summary: Harry would give anything to have his parents back...what if he got the chance to? Harry, Ron and Hermione get mysteriously sent back in time to when the Marauders were in school, and Harry attempts to alter history. Can he get his parents back? Or will he only end up messing up the future forever? (Note: Rating and Warnings will change in later chapters, while the first few chapters are very mild.)
omg loving the story!!!
and what a twist at the end of this chapter :O
Love it :D
Summary: Peter Pettigrew is dead by his own silver hand. Remus Lupin shares the news with Sirius Black and the Potters and ponders how he feels about it. (Warning: Adult wizards will swear--especially if one has been in prison...)
Originally published: Fiction Alley, Dec. 2007.
Loved it :). Simply loved it :)
Author's Response: Good! I'm really glad that you did!
Summary: “I’m willing to die for this war but I’m not willing to sacrifice my life for it! And maybe you don’t understand, but it’s not the same thing, James; it’s not the same thing!”
In the middle of the first war against Voldemort, James and Lily Potter's world is crumbling in around them. Will their marriage crumble as well? *one-shot*
Well that was certainly different...but in a good way don't worry.
Every other story that I have read about James and Lily being married during the war, they have seemed perfect. But this, this just brought it home that the war was tearing people apart...even James and Lily.
But I love how you twisted it at the end so that they were still together.
You certainly do have a great flare for writing :)
(as you may have noticed I'm reading like all your stories as I'm hooked haha)
Author's Response: I'm glad you're reading all my stories! And I'm glad you liked this even though it was a bit different. And of course they had to be together at the end! Thanks for the review.
Summary: Snape attempts to come to grips with why he is always uncomfortable around Harry.
Awwwwwww poor Snape (never thought I'd hear myself say that until I read Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows...and now you've made me say it again hehe).
That was such a good story, really made me feel for Snape and how much guilt he felt for his actions from his youth. And you managed to convey his love for Lily as believable not fake and forced.
I usually read romance fics (such a romantic hehe) but I decided to read something different, and I'm glad I picked this. Keep up the good work :)
(I think you've heard enough of my ramblings hehe)
Summary: First problem: James Potter is Head Boy. Second problem: Why is he acting so different? The James Potter that Lily Evans knows is arrogant and conceited and loves Quidditch and bullying his “inferiors” with an unimaginable passion. This year he’s kind and charming and much more, shall we dare say it…mature. He is also much more distant than he has ever been in all her years at Hogwarts. In her seventh year, Lily finds out that there is much more to James Potter than meets the eye and together they set out on the long and precarious road to each other’s hearts.
this is my favourite chapter so far :D
Author's Response: thanks!!
nooooooo...I've only recently found your story, so for the past few days I've been reading it all...and I got so used to pressing the "Next" link at the bottom of the chapter, I tried to do it here, and low and behold it didn't work...update soon..im hooked :D
Author's Response: aw thanks i'm glad you like my story. =] i will honestly try to update soon but fall is crazy for an ib diploma college applying senior. haha. thanks for reviewing!
Summary: Chuckling, Sirius said, “Well mate, looks like you had the best luck of us all… in the end.”
No one intends to be murdered. Everyone thinks they will live forever.
James Potter was no exception. But he was murdered. Now he was forced to stand and watch along with Lily, and others who were killed as his son faces the same fate.
He may come to realise dying is not all bad luck.
We are mudbloodproud of Hufflepuff and bellaoc of Gryffindor. This is our entry into the Interhouse co-op August one shot challenge.
Second Place winner for the August Interhouse Co-op challenge
this is officialy the first fan fiction that I've read that has made me cry!
And feel privelleged because the only book to make me cry has been the Deathly Hallows :).
A great read, and fantastic writing skills.
This ones definately getting added to the favourites :)
Summary: Is this a ghost story?
Maybe. I'm not sure.
Give me a straight anser, won't you?
Well, I said I'm not sure. If it involves dead people, is is a ghost story?
Yes. Yes, this is a ghost story.
Over one hundred reads! If you would leave a review, it would make my day.
Thats quite a good story, I like your descriptions :).
And I'm guessing Ginny has died, and had come back a shadow of her former self? Like in DH when a person uses the Resurrection Stone?
A job well done, but I want to know more hehe :)