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Chapter 14: The Proposition (part 3)
“We’re sorry Lils.” Raven apologized.
“When the group noticed that she didn’t respond they decided to get a little closer. Upon inspection they found that the red head was fast asleep.
“I’ll levitate her upstairs to bed.” Raven offered. As she gladly found a reason to get away from the uncomfortable atmosphere.
“No don’t do that.” James replied, if she wanted to she would’ve gone. I think she just felt like sleeping there.”
“Or maybe she was too tired to get up and go upstairs.” Raven replied. Part of her was elated that he was trying to challenge her but she didn’t like the fact that someone thought that they knew Lily better than she did.
“I agree with James.” Remus answered, admiring Lily for her ability to fall asleep. He knew he wouldn’t be sleeping for a while.
“yea me too.” Sirius added. “What? Remus is allowed to agree with him but I’m not?” Sirius asked defensively as he noticed the looks Raven were giving.
“fine we’ll leave her out here like some sort of hobo, like she doesn’t have a warm bed to go to.” For affect she started to rub her hands upon her forearms. In reality there was a chill but they failed to notice that.
“If my memory doesn’t fail me weren’t you staked out here just last week?” James asked as he walked closer to the sleeping beauty. She seemed so peaceful, for a second he forgot about all the drama that was present.
“Listen I think that Lils was on to something. Maybe we should try to get some shut eye.” Sirius suggested. “There’s nothing more we can do tonight.”
“What kind of world do we live in when Sirius is the voice of reason?” James asked more to himself.
“Hey I heard that.” Sirius replied in mock hurt.
“Moony you coming?” James asked.
“ No I think I’ll stay down here for a while and then go see Simone.”
“I’ll stay with you.” Raven supplied.
“Me too.” Sirius replied.
“Who were we kidding none of us were actually going to go sleep anyway.” James reasoned as he ran his hands through his hair. He leaned against the wall closest to Lily and closed his eyes and let out a sigh.
Raven looked out of another window; she too let out a sigh. It was now nearing four in the morning. “Why can’t we be normal?” she asked.
“What do you mean normal? Sirius asked over her shoulder, he too was looking out at the still dark twilight. Instead of answering him she turned to face him and tried to walk away, but he grabbed her by the wrist and gently brought her closer to himself.
“Listen I’m sorry for anything that I may have done tonight, well actually last night. I don’t like the fact that you’re not talking to me, and I refuse to let you out of my sight without you forgiving me and actually meaning it.” By now he had both of her wrists in his hands as he held them against his chest. His head was bent downward as he looked into her sapphire eyes. She simply replied with a kiss that was interrupted by her brother who let out an “accidental” cough.
“Thanks a lot prongs. Why are you even over there, its not like she needs to be watched over.” Sirius commented as he gave a wink to Raven.
“She certainly has proved that.” Raven replied then continued: “she definitely is not the girl that would lock herself up in the library every time there was a party at our house.
I think she did that so she wouldn’t have to witness the stupidity that is Sirius Black.”
“I don’t know she seems to be fading.” Remus replied, by now James was turned away from her.
“If she fades anymore she’ll start to like one of the ghosts floating around here at Hogwarts.” James replied.
“I didn’t mean it like that you dufus, I meant that she’s not as daring as she used to be. She used to be so fun and adventurous and now she’s as exciting as a door knob. I mean I have more fun in Binn’s class. If I have to…” Remus was interrupted with a pillow being thrown at him. “Oh chill out Lils I only said it because I knew you were awake. If we can’t sleep there’s no way that you would have been able to drift off so easily.”
“yeah well I was hoping you all would catch a hint and shut up and go to bed. At least I got one of the two.” She replied as she walked away from her window and plopped next to Remus. “I knew you were.”
“Hey where’s Frank?” Raven asked as she looked around.
“Probably went upstairs to pretend like he’s sleeping.” James supplied.
“Well I don’t know about you guys but I have a hunger like no other.” Sirius replied as he pulled Raven towards the portrait hole.
“I seriously doubt that.” James replied.
“Me too.” Lily remarked.
“And lets not forget about me.” Remus added.
“ Well is any one else game for an early breakfast?” Sirius asked.
“Might as well.” Remus sighed as he hopped off the couch with Lily and headed out with the rest of the group.
The group ate their pre-dawn breakfast and went to the hospital wing. Everyone had gone in to see Simone except Remus. He had fallen into his silent mode once they started on their way to go see their friend. She was still unconscious and he didn’t know if he could handle seeing her in the room alone.
“Remus its you’re turn.” Lily interrupted his worries as she slowly came out of the room. It was evident she had been crying. She wanted to go to Raven, but she was in Sirius’ arms as he performed a few tricks with his wand to put a few smiles on her face and it seemed to be working.
She looked at the scene for a few brief moments, but that was all it took. She could never deny the fact that she was envious of what her best friend had, but she never paid much attention to it. She always got the feeling that the right guy was always right under her nose…
“It gets sickening sometimes doesn’t it?”
Lily looked down and saw James sitting on the floor against the wall, his head tilted upward. His gaze seemed to do something to her. She though she was going crazy, but it almost seemed that the gaze of this boy alone seemed to be giving her the comfort that she thought only her roommates could give. For that she didn’t want to break the gaze.
“Not really…Well sometimes, but you can’t help but feel happy for them.”
“Yeah, I saw the way you were looking at them, isn’t Eddie keeping you happy?” James asked, knowing that Lily would throw a smart remark at him. He was hoping to get her riled up about this so that she could forget about her friend’s condition. To both his and Lily’s surprise she didn’t reply, but instead she opted to take a seat next to him.
“You want to know something?” Lily asked.
“What?” James asked, still surprised that Lily Evans passed an opportunity to give someone a tongue lashing. After a few moments of silence had passed James figured she changed her mind that is until she finally decided to speak.
“We broke up.”
“Two weeks ago.”
“why didn’t you tell anyone?” James asked, in response she merely shrugged her shoulders.
“Why’d you guys break up?” James asked. He couldn’t explain it but for some reason he seemed to be in a better mood, though he was trying not to show it.
“It didn’t really feel like a relationship, we had empty conversations, he seemed really dull at times, and when we did come close to having some meaningful convo it was more like he was just trying to find stuff out about Gryffindor.
“Makes sense.” Was all he replied. (Meanwhile Sirius and Raven were a few feet away trying not to make it known that they could hear every word that the two were saying.
Remus stood there with his back against the door. For a few moments he was considering the option of leaving. But regardless what his mind was thinking his feet walked him over to her bedside. He looked at her as she lay there with her eyes closed. To him no one or anything could look more peaceful. After five minutes of sitting there Remus felt like he was going to explode from the guilt. He got up from his stool but stopped dead in his tracks when he felt a hand on top of his. He turned around and for the first time in what seemed to be forever (even though it hadn’t even been a full twenty four hours yet) Remus looked into the dark drown almost black eyes that he had grown to care for.
“Where were you off to so soon?” Simone asked, her voice was weak and slightly scratchy.
“Oh I didn’t want to disturb you, you looked so peaceful…” He trailed off.
“I wasn’t sleeping I was just resting my eyes.” Simone replied.
Remus looked down and saw that her hand still lay gently on top of his. She followed his eyes and noticed this too. She began to remove her hand but he quickly held on.
“You’re hand is cold.” He tried to use as an excuse. Simone smiled at him but her smile started to fade as she noticed that he barely looked at her, he seemed to be avoiding her gaze.
“So how are you feeling?” Remus asked slowly in an almost inaudible tone.
“A lot better, I don’t know why this all had such a big effect on me.” Simone replied as she fiddled with her blanket with her free hand. “Madame Taylor and her niece Poppy did a really good job. Mostly I’m just feeling tired from all the medicine and magic that I was given and put through.”
“Do you know when you’ll be released?”
“umm not for a few days, Madame Taylor wouldn’t even consider letting me out a day early.”
“Simone…” Remus trailed off. She knew what he was going to say.
“Remus you don’t have to apologize for anything. It was me who ran into the forest in the middle of the night with out any protection. If anything I should be the one apologizing, for putting you all danger by having to come to my rescue.”
“Don’t even think that, you have nothing to apologize for. It was me and my stupidity that got you here. If I wasn’t being such a jerk you wouldn’t have had to leave detention.”
“How about we just accept each other’s apology and try to put this all behind us. It definitely wont be easy but I would prefer to do this knowing that I haven’t lost you as a friend.”
“Agreed” he complied.
“Why were you acting like that?” Simone asked the question that she was dying to know the answer to.”
“Oh it was stupid.” Remus replied nervously.
“Well I would like to know any way if you don’t mind.” Simone pressed on.
After a few seconds of him trying to figure out a way to word his response he figured he might as well tell it like it is. The truth is going to come out some time. “I was acting the way I was acting because… Well I guess it had to do with Frank.”
“What does Frank have to do with anything?” Simone questioned.
‘She sure isn’t making this easy for me’ He thought to himself. “I was getting a bit jealous of your closeness with him.” Remus replied, his voice was once again dropping to that almost inaudible tone.
“But why?” Simone asked as she tried to keep her composure. ‘maybe just maybe he likes me too.’
“That doesn’t matter all that matters now is that I know that you guys are cousins. It was explained, actually a lot of things were brought into the open last night.
“Yeah So I’ve heard from Lily, Frank, James, Raven and Sirius… Remus can you please tell me why you were jealous of Frank?” Simone asked again. The events of the previous night had made her realize how precious life was and she how she shouldn’t let an opportunity pass her by, so she was determined to get it out of him.
“Wait Frank was here?” Remus asked ignoring her question.
“Yeah he came to see me about an hour before you all did.”
After he didn’t reply to the question she took it upon herself to get things started. After all this was the first time that she had felt this way about any body. She had a plan…
“Remus listen Frank told me that the reason you acting like this was because you like me.” Simone stated. (in truth Frank hadn’t even mentioned Remus.) “Why didn’t you say anything before?” At this his head shot up. Now it was his turn to try to pull his hand away, but Simone held on.
“He did what? How could he?” Remus began to get mad.
“Actually he didn’t, you just did.” Simone said. By now Remus was starting to look tired.
“Listen Sim, I didn’t tell you because even if I told you it’s not like we could do anything about it.”
“I have my reasons, but then again I think you know what they are by now.” Remus replied. At this Simone separated their hands so quick that he didn’t get a chance to react.
“Why didn’t you tell me you knew?”
“Why didn’t you trust us enough to tell us on your own? Remus cant you see that even after knowing your secret I still want to be with you. I’m not scared; I still want to be your girlfriend.” There she finally said it. It was out in the open and now it was up to Remus.
“Alright I think you’ve had enough visitation time for today.” Madame Taylor came bustling out of her office as she quickly took the girl’s temperature, and poured her some medication that tasted too sweet, even for Simone.
“Simone” Remus began…
“Out Mr. Lupin. Now. And not one other word either.” The nurse added as she saw that Remus was about to open his mouth.
“Hey are you okay?” Lily asked as she jumped up from her spot next to James.
“Yeah Moony you look a little pale.” Sirius added.
“Um our conversation was a bit unexpected.” Remus laughed nervously as every one had a knowing look.
“So what’s going on between you two?” Raven asked.
“I don’t even think he knows yet.” James commented. “Why don’t we just give him some space to breathe?”
“Thanks prongs.” Remus replied gratefully.
“Yeah he’ll need all the quiet time he can get in order to get his wedding vows ready.” Sirius replied as everyone else laughed lightly. Everyone except Remus, with out another word he turned around and walked away.
“Awww come on Moony it was a joke, you what that means right or did you forget?” Sirius half shouted as Remus disappeared around the corner.
“You’re lucky that those doors are sound proof other wise Madame Taylor would have had your head on a stick for making all that noise.” Raven said as she linked her arm with his.
“Well people should be making their way down to breakfast by now, so what do you guys say to a second breakfast?” Lily asked hoping to get their minds off of Remus.
“Sounds good to me!” Sirius replied.
“Of course it would you’re like a bottomless pit.” Raven replied, shocked that he could still eat after the three helpings of eggs, sausage, waffles, and hot cakes. Not to mention the half a pitcher of orange juice and the ham and cheese sandwich he had while he was waiting for every one to visit Simone.
“Hey I’m a growing boy and I am just making sure that I get my days worth of vitamins and calcium.”
“What ever. I’m in.” His girlfriend replied.
“Well I don’t have anything better to do so I’m game.” James added.
“Guys where’s Peter?” Lily asked.
“Who knows who cares?” Sirius remarked as he and Raven began their walk towards the great hall.
“Well I would hate for us to bee the oddballs.” James said as he offered Lily his arm.
“ you already have the odd part down.” Lily replied with a smile as he winked at her. He then straightened himself out and looked straight ahead. Once they started walking Lily erupted in laughter.
“James, why are you walking like that? You remind me of those stuffy butlers in the films.” After he didn’t respond she tried to stop giggling enough to say her next comment. “Well can you at least bend your legs when you’re walking? You look ridiculous.” Sirius and Raven had stopped walking and were now watching the two.
“I am sorry Madame but whenever Sirius Black remembers to act as a gentleman before I, it places me in such a state of shock that I must try to correct my ways.”
“oh go sod off.” Sirius replied as he took Raven’s hand and entwined it with his own. They continued their walk only a little faster and soon they were out of sight.
“Why are you walking so fast? Lily and James are going to be all by them…selves.” Raven ended seeing her boyfriend’s plan. “Last one to the cafeteria does the other’s history of magic homework.” Raven shouted as she and Sirius took off. When James and Lily rounded the corner there was no one in sight. So they just continued on their way not bothering to try to catch up and also not bothering to unlink their arms.
“Hey Lils, can I ask you something?” James inquired as they briefly paused in the hallway.
“You just did, but you’re more than welcome to ask me something else.” Lily responded as she continued them on their walk. They were now on the moving staircases.
“Why did you choose to tell me about your breakup before you told Raven or Sim?”
This made her stop walking as she began to think. “I don’t know I just felt like it I guess. Look we better get a move on before the stairs decide to reroute.”
“Would that be such a bad thing?” James asked as he got dangerously close to the red head for her comfort. She backed up until she was leaning against the railing even then he didn’t stop advancing towards her until his face was a few centimeters away. She could feel his warm breath as it brushed passed her face. She tried to turn her head to look the other way but he quickly shifted his head so that he was once again facing her.
“Potter are you hitting on me?” Lily asked as she began to chuckle nervously. She quickly ran her hand through her hair. Instead of an answer she got something completely different… He laughed. He took a few steps back and laughed himself to tears.
“Evans you should have seen your reaction? Oh God I never thought I would enjoy seeing you squirm like that.” James managed to get out.
“Oh please I did not squirm.” Lily tried to protest.
“What ever you say Evans.”
“So we’re back to last names huh?” Lily tried to change the subject.
“Only because you took it there. By the way don’t think you changed the subject.” He replied.
“You know, sometimes you really do make me sick. You even have me running my hands through my hair now.”
“What can I say, I can get underneath anyone’s skin. Besides it’s not my fault it’s been a habit since as far as I can remember.” James replied.
“Look can we go? I’m actually kind of hungry.” Lily asked she was starting to get nervous for some reason and needed an excuse to start moving again.
“you’re wish is my command.” And on that note they began moving down the staircase again. Before they reached the bottom, the staircase took a surprisingly violent swing toward the right, causing Lily to fly right into James, knocking him on his back.
“Ow.” James groaned as he rubbed his head. He tried to get up but there was a hundred twenty-five pound red head sprawled over him. “Hey Lils you okay?”
“Yeah. My head is just spinning, a lot.” She replied as she cupped her head in her hands. James helped her off of him. “What was that anyway?”
“I have no idea.” James replied as he looked around. “Probably some stupid Slytherin.” He added.
“I thought that we both agreed to not interfere.” Professor Dumbledore
remarked, startling Professor McGonagall as she transformed back into her human form.
“ I don’t know what you are talking about.” The professor replied as she straightened out her robes.
“Don’t worry I was tempted to do the same thing, the headmaster replied as his eyes twinkled behind his half moon spectacles.
“Hey let’s go to the kitchens. We cant have our star seeker pass out days before a match.” James said as he tried to get a look at her. Lily’s hair was currently covering her face which was bent downward. After he got no response he knelt down in front of her, he gently pushed her hair back, and lifted her head by her chin.
“Hey are you sure it’s just your head?” James asked, concern all over his face.
“Yeah it’s just that it took a bit longer for my head to stop spinning.” Lily gave a small smile to try and further her point. He didn’t really seem convinced but decided not to push it.
“Come on let’s get you to the kitchen for a real breakfast.” James said as he got up once more.
“What do you mean a real breakfast? I had a real breakfast.” Lily tried to argue from her spot on the floor.
“I hardly count three pieces of dry toast and a half a glass of water a decent breakfast.” James replied.
“I didn’t know that I was supposed to pack half the kitchen into my mouth.” Lily replied.
“I didn’t say that but come on Lils bread and water? That’s prison food for crying out loud!” James half shouted.
“Fine let’s go, as long as you keep your voice down.” Lily replied as she accepted his hand. He gently pulled her up. He immediately wrapped his arms around her waist as he sensed that she was going to fall back. After a few moments of just standing there she tried to pull away but after failing the first time she basically gave up. For some reason she liked being there in his arms, but she wasn’t going to show it.
“Potter what is up with you today? What you think I’m going to get nervous again? Well I’m not.” Lily remarked as she tried to cross her arms, but failed since he was closing the gap in between them. “In fact I could stand here all day and not even flinch.” She remarked as she tried to further her point.
“Why is it that any time I get close to you, you always go right back to calling me Potter?” James inquired; he was so close to her that she could feel his heart beating. “And I’m glad that I’m not making you nervous, because that’s not what I’m trying to do.”
“Oh yeah what are you trying to do?” Lily asked.
“Find out something that I’ve been curious about for a while.”
“What’s…?” Lily didn’t get to finish her question because James closed the remaining gap between them as his lips met hers. Lily put her hands on his chest to push him away, but instead she moved them up until they were link around his neck. After a few seconds Lily could feel his tongue gently massaging her lower lip, without hesitation she opened her mouth allowing his tongue in. That was the first time that Lily could remember feeling such freedom, such bliss. What she didn’t know was that he felt the same way. The kiss ended too quickly for her liking, but wait she isn’t supposed to feel like that. This is James Potter, this is her best friend’s twin brother. How could this have happened? James separated themselves and looked into her emerald green eyes all he could see was doubt, surprise, and so much more. He immediately started to regret what he just did.
“I’m sorry about that.” James began.
Lily tried to say something but instead her mouth just moved with out any sound. What was she supposed to say? What was she supposed to say to the boy that she spent most of her life despising? That she liked it? That she too had been curious? No she couldn’t… Or could she? All she knew was that she needed to get away right now.
“I’m really sorry Lils.” James said again. Lily did something that surprised them both, she turned around and began to walk away. Her walk turned into a sprint and soon she was out of sight.
“Lils.” James yelled after her. He was tempted to go after her, but what was he going to say when he found her? Instead he decided to go somewhere he hasn’t been in a while… His dorm room.
Lily couldn’t believe what just happened. More over she couldn’t believe that she actually ran away from him.
“Lily Evans you have never ran from anything in your entire life and you shouldn’t start now.” Lily said to herself. But he was different, she never wanted to admit it, but there was something about James Potter, something that she couldn’t quite put her fingers on.
She was headed to her dorm but she remembered how hungry she was, so instead she turned into another corridor and made her way to the kitchens, she could’ve just gone to the great hall but for once in her life she didn’t feel like seeing Raven or Sirius. Once she entered the kitchen she saw all of the house elves bustling about, refilling the tables so that more food would appear in the great hall.
“Can we help missus?” A house elf approached the red head.
“Oh no, I forgot that you guys would be busy, I guess I’ll just swing by the great hall instead.” Lily tried to leave but felt a tug on her jeans.
“No problem at all, please sit. Please eat! Missus not eat well earlier.” Multiple house elves began pushing multiple items in front of her such as sausage, bacon, waffles, eggs, cream of wheat, ham, apple, orange, and pumpkin juice. But they made sure to keep toast away from her.
When Lily was done eating she only had one thing on her mind ad that was sleeping. She made her way to Gryffindor tower, thankfully with no interruptions. What she was even more thankful for was that James was no where in sight. As she made her way up the stairs to her dorm everything started to slowly register in her mind. She laid her head on her pillow and closed her eyes, but instead of sleep her mind kept repeating the kiss and how she felt after the kiss...
To Lily the kiss was like no other. Her mind immediately flashed back to the train ride.
Raven: “Oh yeah and supposedly all Potter males are really good kissers”
‘Boy she wasn’t joking’ Lily thought as she remembered staring into his eyes. With a flick of her wand, her hangings around her bed shut close. She turned over and tried this sleep thing one more time.
“ I solemnly swear that I am up to no good.” James breathed as he plopped onto his bed. Remus and Frank were sitting on their respective beds watching the marauder as his eyes skimmed the parchment. After Remus left the group he returned to the dorm and had a much overdue talk with Frank. Frank even tried to give Remus some advice on what he should do about what Simone had confessed to him, but Frank knew that ultimately it was Remus’ choice.
“Good she’s eating” James said more to himself, in fact he had yet to even acknowledge the other two occupants.
“who’s eating?” Remus asked as he made his way over to James. He managed to get a view of the kitchen and a dot with the label Lily Evans before James cleared the map off. “ No one.”
“Right.” Remus smirked.
“Hey where’s Sirius?” Frank asked.
“With Rave in the great hall.” James replied as he sighed.
“So what’s wrong?” Remus asked as he leaned against one of the bed posts on James’ bed.
As a response James laid back on his bed and proceeded to smother himself with a pillow.
“Wow that bad that you’re proceeding with suicide with witnesses?”
“Remus I blew it.” James’ muffled voice was barely heard.
“Uh do you want me to go?” Frank asked as he began to get off of his bed.
“no don’t go Frank, this is your dorm and you shouldn’t have to go.” James replied after he took the pillow off of his face.
“Really its okay.”
“Longbottom sit down now.” James demanded.
“Okay if you insist.” Frank chuckled nervously as he knew not to get on James’ bad side.
“So what did you blow?” Remus asked.
“I kissed her.” James said half ashamed.
“Who?” Remus asked mildly interested, thinking he was talking about some ditzy Hufflepuff .
“Lily.” James replied in a dead whisper.
“Whoa YOU KISSED LILY EVANS? Frank shouted.
“You did what?” Sirius stopped dead in his tracks at the doorway.
“Shout it out once more Frank I don’t think they heard you in the States.” James challenged.
“Sorry mate, but I thought I heard wrong, but now that I know I heard right…it’s about time if I say so myself.” Frank remarked as he grinned at the raven haired boy.
“I agree with Longbottom.” Sirius smirked.
“Remus?” James turned desperate eyes to the only other person in the room.
“Sorry mate, but I’m going to have to side with them. We told you this was going to happen, this is what you get for not listening to your fellow marauders and Frank of course.” Remus replied.
“Well since I should be taking your advice, what should I do?” James turned to the boys who had all taken a seat on the floor in front of him.
“Well how did Lils react?” Sirius asked.
“During or after?” James asked.
“Well if you ask me the reaction during is way more important than the reaction afterwards.” Frank cut in.
“I agree.” Sirius added. “What do you say Remus?”
“I think I’ll let you guys take this one.” Remus replied, mostly because he had his own things to think about.
“Well thanks mate.” Sirius accepted the offer.
“See the reaction during is usually more likely to be the true reaction, how they feel, simply because they are caught off guard and didn’t have a planned response, now afterwards things have registered and almost always they try to put up a front.
“Well during she was surprised at first but she got completely into it.”
“Ha that’s even better!” Sirius half shouted as he jumped up.
“How is that better?” James asked.
“Because that shows that while she was surprised at first, she knew what was going on and decided to respond. This means that she wanted this kiss.” Sirius replied proud of himself.
“does make sense.” James whispered to himself.
“Ha!” Sirius was overjoyed, he would definitely have to tell Raven this at lunch.
“So why would you think you blew it? Frank asked.
“well her reaction afterwards.”
“Let me guess she was speechless and left? Remus asked. “How else did you expect her to respond? You’re her best friend’s brother for crying out loud.”
“Well now what’s crucial is what happened next… So what happened next?” Frank asked.
“You didn’t.” Sirius replied as he hit himself in the head with the palm of his hand.
“Big mistake.” Remus replied.
“Well I guess I made the same mistake twice.” James felt ridiculous; they were treating it as if he’s never dealt with girls before.
“you didn’t.” Sirius repeated again.
“Well you might as well have spit in her face and called her an ugly hippogriff that’s not worth your time while you were at it.” Sirius replied as he walked into the bathroom.
“What?!” James asked.
“I think what he means is that you were the one who took the initiative to kiss her, and then you apologize for it. Making it seem like you never meant to do it, like it was a big mistake.” Remus tried to make logic of Sirius’ statement.
“So what should I do?”
“well first you need to admit what we have been trying to get you to admit for about five years now, that you have a thing for the Evans girl. After that you need to decide if its something worth going after, or if you should forget about it. No one can make that decision besides you and Lily. Now if you do decide that you want to make something of all this then you need to go and get your girl.” Remus ended.
“We’ll leave you to your thoughts.” Sirius added as he walked out of the bathroom. The three boys left the messy haired fifteen year old to his thoughts. As soon as the door closed he knew he didn’t need time to think about it, in his heart he already knew. There was only a matter of how? And when? “Surely she’ll try to avoid me with out making it look like she’s avoiding me.” After a few hours of brainstorming he finally new what he was going to do.
“Well Ms. Evans I have a proposition for you that you just can’t refuse… Oh my god I’m going to ask the Evans girl to be my girlfriend. What has this world come to?” James asked himself as he chuckled lightly at the situation. He remembered a time when he couldn’t stand to even e in the same room for her, and now he’s sitting here hours after he kissed her. Sirius and Remus decided not to tell Raven about what was going on so that’s exactly what they did.