Summary: At the end of 6th year, after James and Lily have an argument, Lily comes to the realisation that James is human after all, and she’s been quite the hypocrite.
Summary: Snape reflects on how unfortunate his life is. His friendship with Lily is the only good thing in his life (although he wished they were more than friends), but he manages to lose her friendship too.
“Life has always dealt you the losing hand; again, and again, and again. Sometimes, life would be kind and you would become hopeful - like the day that you met her.”
“You watched from a distance as she fell for him - just like he’d always wanted. Just like she’d always sworn that she would never, ever do; promise."