Dumbledore, Lupin, McGonagall, Snape, Sirius, A. Longbottom, F. Longbottom, Lily, James, Pettigrew
Drama, Romance, Angst
Strong Language, Strong Violence, Scenes of a Sexual Nature, Substance Use or Abuse, Sensitive Topic/Issue/Theme
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Work In Progress (WIP)
First Published
2004-06-30 21:29:50
Last Published Chapters
2006-09-13 00:59:50
Last Updated
2006-09-13 00:59:50
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Ch. # Chapter Title Word Count Reviews
1 Chapter 1

It's better to burn out than to fade away - Neil Young. James and Lily romance that starts in their 6th Year and (hopefully) follows them until death. Chapter 26 added. Amazing banner by Acappella.

4213 51
2 Chapter 2

James gets Quidditch Captain, everything settles into a nice rhythm at school.

1203 20
3 Chapter 3

Voldemort is getting more and more powerful, but Sirius has problems of his own: his brother Regulus. Lily speaks to James like a friend and not a fatal disease!

6684 23
4 Chapter 4

These title names are inventive aren't they? Anyway, this chapter focuses on 'The Prank' that Sirius pulled on Snape, and James's reaction to it.

4817 30
5 Chapter 5

Lily has to deal with some rather ridiculous gossip and James has to face the beat of the drum...

3200 22
6 Chapter 6

Snape is not the only victim of Sirius's prank, how will Remus take to being used as a means to an end? Or an ends to a means?

2409 14
7 Chapter 7

Sirius must accept the consequences of his actions, can it be resolved?

2806 20
8 Chapter 8

It's the end of 6th Year, Lily actually enjoys a conversation with James?! Oh the calamity!

2289 26
9 Chapter 9

The summer holidays have arrived and Sirius must shoulder the responsibility that comes with being an adult.

4948 39
10 Chapter 10

It's the start of their Seventh Year and James is Head Boy and what's up with Lily?

3110 16
11 Chapter 11

What's going on with Lily?

2165 8
12 Chapter 12

Back from the Christmas break, and it's the first Hogsmeade weekend...Hogwarts is no longer able to shelter them from the harsh realities of life.

2247 10
13 Chapter 13

Well...the exciting continuation of last chapters cliffhanger, what's going on?

3538 24
14 Chapter 14

Lily wakes up in the Hospital Wing and has cravings, James suggests a little 'maraudering'.

1839 14
15 Chapter 15

James and Lily, alone in the Hogwarts kitchens...hmmm.

2480 16
16 Chapter 16

Back to the Infimary...these summaries suck.

1859 22
17 Chapter 17

Erm, the morning after and explanations are sought.

1456 10
18 Chapter 18

James and Lily meet with Dumbledore and Lily and James, er, talk...I'm not good with summaries, just read it.

3554 22
19 Chapter 19

James and Lily go to visit Remus and Sirius in the Hospital Ward. James's best friend may turn out to be their greatest critic.

2199 20
20 Chapter 20

The trials and tribulations of 'dating' begin.

2066 22
21 Chapter 21


2149 20
22 Chapter 22

things are coming apart

2461 21
23 Chapter 23

boy these are exciting chapter titles. Sirius and Lily have a confrontation.

2146 16
24 Chapter 24.

Lily meets her parent's in Hogsmeade and she and Sirius have a little chat

2439 10
25 Chapter 25

I...got nothin'

4159 17
26 Chapter 26

The morning after and the night before.

5580 42
27 Chapter 27

As final exams loom ever closer, the stress gets to Lily. James, of course, thinks she's nuts.

4123 117


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