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Rating
15+
Chapters
35
Words
89,820
Characters
Dumbledore, James, Lily, OC, Remus Lupin, Sirius Black, Snape, Voldemort, Narcissa, Peter Pettigrew
Primary Relationship
James/Lily
Secondary Relationship(s)
Genre(s)
Romance, General
Era
Advisory
Mild Language, Mild Violence
Story Reviews
694
Status
Work In Progress (WIP)
First Published
2004-12-06 9:12pm
Last Chapter
2006-05-02 12:40am
Last Updated
2006-05-02 12:40am

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Ch. # Chapter Title Word Count Reviews
1 Running Away...

A letter from Sirius changes everything.

2,128 61
2 ...Brought Me Home.

Everyone reunites, for Merry's sake. But away from the hospital Lily still can't forgive James.

2,259 11
3 Regretable Decisions

When a grand bussiness opportunity arouse for Lily Evans, she jumped at the chance to head the Auror Head Quaters in America, something she'd alway wanted, but maybe thats not the whole story, maybe the reason she left had more to do with a certain raven haired boy that broke her heart and less to do with her job. When her best friend gets sick though, she rushes back to England, to be there for her friends and to confront James Potter once and for all.

2,615 13
4 Universe vs. Lily

I ran, ran as hard and as far away from you as it seemed possible to me at the time. And for all that running, for all the trying to get away from you I did, here I am, at home, trying to deal with you again.

2,660 13
5 Confrontation #3

I ran as far as I could away from you, I never wanted to come back, and after all that running and all that effort put into getting away, where am I? Home with you.

2,187 15
6 Preparing for a Party!

When it got to hard, I ran. I ran as hard and as far as I could away from you. And where did it get me? Here, at home again with you, the very reason I left in the first place.

2,656 12
7 When Good Parties Go Bad

Lily Evans, finds herself at home again after running away for a year. Now she had to face her best friend fighting for her life, Remus nagging and being right all the time, Sirius being...well Sirius and James Potter, the very reason she left in the first place.

3,054 18
8 Too Close For Comfort

Running away was easier then dealing with her life, so Lily Evans did just that, escaping from the drama that is her life in England. But when she finds out her best friend is fighting for her life back home, Lily makes the decision to go back to be there for the ones she cares about most, even if it means putting herself back into the drama of her past, and back under the watchful eye of James Potter, possibly the very reason she left in the first place.

2,723 9
9 The Benefits of Having Merry on Your Team

I ran away, as hard and as fast as I could away from you when everything got too hard. And where did it take me, where did my running away bring me? Well it brought me home of couse, home to you.

2,767 18
10 From Terrific Trey to Maddening Merry.

When things got to hard, I ran, away from you because you were the cause of my problems, but for all the running I did, where did I find myself? Where did it bring me. It brought me here with you, it brought me home.

3,265 8
11 Thats the Power of Love...er...like.

I ran because I hated you, because you wouldnt leave me alone, I ran because you ruined everything, and being around you was to hard. I ran because I wanted to hate you but try as I might I couldnt. It doesnt matter though because after all my running I found myself home. With you.

2,740 15
12 Oh To Be Fine

I ran as far and as long as I possibly could to get away from you, because it was to hard to be home with you. But for all it was worth where did my running take me? To the one person I was running from. It took me home.

2,224 8
13 When the Past Comes Back.

I ran as hard and as far as I could to get away from you when things got to be to hard to handle. But for all of my running and all of my tears, where did I find myself? At home...at home with you.

2,506 15
14 Sirius Discussions.

When things got to hard, I ran because it was easier then sticking it out with you. I ran as hard and as fast as I could away from you, but all it did was bring me home into your arms.

2,988 23
15 All Hail James, King of the Idiots.

When things get to hard, the only thing I know to do is run, because you're the hardest thing in my life, I spend almost all my time running from you. But no matter how long or how often I run away from you, I always wind up in the same place, at home with you.

2,738 11
16 Damn Twitchy Trey

I ran when things got to hard, and when I was afraid I ran when you let me down I ran as hard and as fast as I could away from you, but it didnt matter, because for all my running, I've found myself home with you.

2,408 18
17 When Nothing Matches a Black Eye

When things get to hard, Lily runs. It's a habit of hers. But when she runs home, whats to stop her from running again the second everyone needs her to be strong?

2,660 21
18 A Battle for the Belle of the Ball

Things get rough, I run. It's easier that way. If I leave before I get hurt, I don't have to feel the pain that goes along with sticking around. But for all of my running, I've found myself home with you. The only question is, when things get painful again, who's to say I won't run again?

3,433 23
19 When Potter Becomes James.

When things got too tough, Lily ran away. Now because of a sick friend she's back with her friends, and back under the watchful eye of James Potter, possibly the very reason she left in the first place! The big question is, when things go from bad to worse, will Lily run away again?

2,921 23
20 It's Deja vous, You Idiot

Running away is easy when things are too hard to deal with. But when do you decide its worth the pain to stay? And when do you decide that no love is worth the pain that staying put brings?

2,794 23
21 Blame it on the Snow

Dealing with things is hard, running is easy, but how long do you run before you realize the place you've been running to all along is the place you left in the first place? And how long before a runner, runs again?

3,261 20
22 The Moment You've All Been Waiting For.

Running is easier than dealing with painful situation, and Lily is a fast runner.

3,468 18
23 Girl to Girl Talks

Running is Easy, James Potter is difficult so it's much easier to run away from him than deal with him. Sadly for Lily Evans, all running got her was back home with him.

2,461 17
24 Man to Man Talks

When Running Is Easy and sticking it out is hard, who's to say that some people won't take the easy way out? How long does it take for you to realize that all the running in the world merely brings you back home to the ones you love?

2,721 22
25 The Green Light

Runnig is easy, sticking it out is hard.

2,463 19
26 Fiesty Reindeer

Running is easy when things are hard. But it takes strength to stick around and deal with your problems even when your world is collapsing around you. Question is will Lily take the easy way out again?

2,274 30
27 God Rest Ye Merry Hippogriff's

If running is the easy way out, how much will it take to make Lily abandon everyone and run away again?

2,161 25
28 Wishing You A Creepy Christmas

Merry Christmas for the Marauders, Remus' sercret becomes more pronounced and Sirius' singing becomes even worse! Will Lily be able to help Remus, or will his secret be the key to unraveling the group thats finally been put back together?

2,259 27
29 Aftermath

Running way is waaay easier then sticking it out right? When the going gets tough, the tough get going. But how much does it take before you can admit to yourself that things matter enough for you to stick around when the people you care about need you the most?

2,244 23
30 Maybe I Shouldn't Have Said That

Running is the easy way out. But I'm done with running. I've finally found a place where I don't have to run away anymore. What happens when Lilys new resolve not to run away again gets tested in deadly ways?

2,264 20
31 And A Morbid New Year

Lily ran away from her problems once before, when everything got too hard for her to handle. But she came back when her friends needed her the most. Now things are hard again, everythings falling apart, who's to say Lily won't go for a repeat proformance?

2,282 28
32 Nothing Gold

Sometimes the hardest thing in the world is saying goodbye to those you love. Sometimes its the easiest. Lily Evans is about the find out when leaving is the right thing to do and when it is the easiest.

2,246 11
33 Can Stay

Lily promised to never run away again, but she shouldn't have made that vow because nothing happy ever lasts and running away is what she does the best.

2,310 23
34 Dear Lily.

Running away is one of the many things that Lily Evans is good at. When things get rough, everyone can depend on her to run away. James thinks he's the one that can make her want to stick around, but is he?

2,529 19
35 Homeward Bound

Running only gets you farther from where you need to be.

1,151 34

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