| ||Rating: Mature||Story Reviews: 631|
Characters: Snape, Lily, James
Genre(s): Drama, Romance
Pairings: James/Lily, Snape/Lily, James/OC, Lily/OC
Status: Work In Progress|
First Published: 2008.01.03
Last Published Chapter: 2014.03.09
Last Updated: 2014.03.09
Favorite Story Of: 257 users
| ||Advisory: Strong Language, Strong Violence, Scenes of a Sexual Nature, Substance Use or Abuse, Contains Spoilers|
When Severus Snape called his best friend and love of his life Lily Evans a Mudblood everything changed. This story follows Lily, James, and Severus from that fateful afternoon until the fateful night in Godric's Hollow.
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|1||The "M" Word
After Severus says Mudblood.
|2||Home Sweet Home
Lily arrives home to more drama than she expected.
|3||A Day in the Muggle World
James spends the day with Lily.
|4||The Mark that Lasts Forever
James reflects on his dinner with Lily's family and dark tides begin to swirl in the wizarding world.
|5||Quality Quidditch Supplies
Lily gets a job in diagon alley but gets far more than she bargained for when Death Eaters come shopping...
The aftermath of the attack in Diagon Alley.
James finds bitter disappointment and does not handle it well...
|8||Sister to Sister
Voldemort ordered Bellatrix to find the list that was hidden somewhere in Quality Quidditch Supplies. When she does she runs in to her little sister.
Lily's visit to Andromeda does not go according to plan and has lasting repercussions on the lives of all who were there.
OWLS results are here and Lily must respond to the letters she received from home.
|11||One Upping James Potter
Lily and James engage in a battle.
James and Lily continue their battle of wits.
|13||New School Year, New School Fears
James and Lily return to school
|14||Pranks, Regrets and Daphne Brown
The Marauders plan their back to school prank.
The Marauders ignite a controversy with their annual back to school prank.
James makes a decision regarding Snape that will affect his and Lily's eventual fate.
Lily's life isn't easy. Ha sorry guys but this chapter has a lot of big things in it so I cannot possible give you a good summary and now you're just wasting time reading this when you could be reading the chapter.
Lily returns to Hogwarts to some not so happy news.
|19||Jealous Fighting Words
James and Lily deal with some changes.
Lily goes on her first date with Aidan.
|21||Home for Christmas?
Well you know what they say: Home is where the heart is.
|22||A Whole New World
This chapter is really sappy and mushy but i love it!
|23||New Years Kiss
Drama ensues before and during the Potter's annual New Years Eve bash.
|24||Daphne's Error in Judgement
This chapter and the next are both very Daphne centered. The cliffhanger of this chapter should give you some idea as to why. Enjoy!
|25||Daphne Plays All her Cards
Daphne completes her plan to keep James. She is not the only person plotting.
|26||An Eventful Morning
The students of Hogwarts experience an action packed morning
|27||The Importance of Fatherly Advice
James recieves advice from his father that will have consequences on his later decisions
James and Daphne spend Valentine's Day apart....much to Daphne's chagrine.
The aftermath of Valentine's Day and the continuing cold weather take affect on the students of Hogwarts
Gryffindor's final Quidditch match of the season results in some startling admissions from the residents of Gryffindor tower...
|31||Perils of Conversation
James and Lily have a conversation where each one is talking about something different.
|32||A Unifying Factor
The actions of Voldemort's Death Eater's have dramatic repercussions for a Hogwart's student.
James makes arrangements for his summer vacation.
Voldemort gives Snape a special job, one that will have huge repercussions.
|35||Fighting the Tides
A mysterious visitor arrives to help Lily cope with the onset of loneliness.
|36||Never Let Go
Lily emerges from her dark period and Daphne enters her own.
A long separated pair finally has a reunion.
|38||Watching and Waiting
Snape watches people. And Lily and Alice watch Snape watch people.
|39||Keeping Evil at Bay
Lily discovers who the Head Boy is. Dark and dangerous forces are at work, plotting and planning to bring the war to Hogwarts.
James and Lily fulfill their first evening of duties as Head Boy and Head Girl.
Alice makes some decisions regarding her future, causing problems with her relationship with Frank. She turns to her best friend for help, which leads to an interrogation from Sirius and James.
|42||Within the Walls
Within the walls of Hogwarts students are beginning their first day of classes. They are getting their new schedules, and catching up with friends. But within the walls of Hogwarts other students are gathering, planning, and plotting, and the result will be that even within the walls of Hogwarts no one will soon feel safe.
|43||Seven Gryffindors and a Hufflepuff
A new alliance is cemented in the fight against the dark forces at work both inside and outside the walls of Hogwarts.
|44||So Where Does that Leave Us?
James and Lily discuss their past misunderstandings.
Lily talks to Daphne, and Hagrid discovers a student who might share some of his interests.
|46||Murder in the Forest
A twisted individual takes a step towards his own eventual destiny.
|47||A Nightmare and Night from a Dream
Lily and James continue their investigation into the disappearance of a fellow student. Lily confides in James about the source of an ever present nightmare which leads to...
James and Lily reach several understandings.
The rest of the school is preparing for the Gryffindor vs. Slytherin match, and the first Hogsmede weekend the following week, but Severus Snape is making preparations for something else entirely.
|50||The Pieces in their Place
Snape puts the final pieces in place for the attack on Hogsmede while the rest of the school is oblivious to the danger fast approaching.
|51||Blood in the Streets
Lily, James, and their friends find themselves in the midst of an attack on Hogsmede.
Hogwarts deals with the aftermath of the attack on Hogsmede.
The residents of Hogwarts continue to reel from the attack in Hogsmede. Snape makes a pivotal decision to find out who was behind Dumbledore learning of the attack.
People deal with the repercussions of the attack on Hogsmede. For some those repercussions could be deadly.
|55||Where I am Supposed to Be
Lily decides where and with who her fate lies.
|56||The Full Moon
James worries about how to keep Remus' secret from Lily.
|57||The Ones We've Left Behind
Several people both in and outside of Hogwarts are missing people they have lost in one way or another.
The Marauders notice a startling change in one of their own.
Voldemort has a plan for the four heroes of Hogsmede. But what is it?
Lily and Snape's relationship reaches a pivotal turning point.
|61||In Diagon Alley
Lily, James, Sirius, and Alice spend a day in Diagon Alley. However, after a chance encounter leads to a startling discovery, Mrs. Potter must take matters into her own hands by recruiting a friend's help.
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