Summary: To qualify for Auror training requires N.E.W.T.s in several subjects – and one of them is Potions. If Tonks thinks it through, she might realize that she can do a very important favour for someone she cares a great deal about.
Summary: On the night of the third Triwizard task, Cornelius Fudge refused to listen to reason. Dumbledore's only option was to reconvene the Order of the Phoenix. And the only person he could send was someone who mustn't be seen.
"I need you to set off at once. You are to alert Remus Lupin, Arabella Figg, Mundungus Fletcher — the old crowd. Lie low at Lupin's for a while; I will contact you there." (GOF, Ch 36, "The Parting of the Ways")
Summary: At the start-of-term feast in Harry's third year, Dumbledore introduces "Professor Lupin, who has kindly consented to fill the post of Defence Against the Dark Arts teacher." Is Dumbledore merely being gracious, or is there a tale behind his choice of words? What would it take to persuade Lupin to come and teach at Hogwarts?