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The Life of A Young Werewolf by lenette

 
Rating: 15+Story Reviews: 44
 
Chapters: 23
Words: 116218
Characters: Dumbledore, Lupin, McGonagall, Snape, Sirius, Lily, James, Pettigrew, OC
Genre(s): Drama, General, Angst
Era: Marauders
Status: Completed
First Published: 2011.05.15
Last Published Chapter: 2013.07.17
Last Updated: 2013.07.23
Favorite Story Of: 6 users
 
Advisory: Mild Language, Mild Violence, Substance Use or Abuse, Sensitive Topic/Issue/Theme

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Remus Lupin is ecstatic when he is accepted to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. He worries about making friends and most importantly keeping his condition secret from everyone. In spite of some ups and downs, these years become the best years of his life.

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Ch. # Chapter Title Word Count Reviews Read
1 A Wish Granted

Remus Lupin learns he has been accepted to Hogwarts.
 
 
 
 
 

10527 4
2 Friends and Secrets

Remus Lupin arrives at Hogwarts and is befriended by Sirius Black and James Potter. Of course, they don't know his secret, but how long can he keep it hid?
 
 
 
 

6693 2
3 James vs. Snape

The rivalry between James Potter and Severus Snape begins.
 
 
 

3912 4
4 Questions and Answers

In spite of Remus' efforts to keep his condition a secret, his friends begin to question his absences.
 

4363 3
5 Plans

James and Sirius come up with the idea of learning the Animagus charm.
 

5843 3
6 Pranks

Upon their return to school from the holidays, James engages in a series of pranks, almost costing Gryffindor the House Cup. Summer vacation provides some fun for the boys.
 

3559 2
7 Worries

Remus'  mother's illness is a source of worry for him.
 

4221 2
8 Tests

Lily suspects there's more to Remus than he's told her. Summer holidays begin, and bring with it a deepening concern over Remus' mother's health.
 

4298 2
9 Tragedy Strikes

Though Remus spends much of the summer worrying about his mother, he does get to have some fun with his friends. But nothing can prepare him for the tragedy he will face once the school year gets underway.
 

5221 1
10 How Do You Say Goodbye?

In the wake of his mother's death, Remus' friends rally around him, and he deals not only with his own grief, but his father's distance...and stony silence.
 

2734 2
11 Betrayal

Remus' father has been distant, even silent since his wife's death. The reasons for his behavior are painfully revealed to Remus in this chapter.
 
 
 

5081 3
12 The Healing Begins

After being thrown out of his father's home, Remus' friends support him as he begins to try to put his life back together.
 

3758 3
13 Christmas At Hogwarts

Lily helps Remus deal with his father's angry words. Remus spends the Christmas holidays at Hogwarts with Sirius, and gains some insight into his friend.
 

3651 2
14 A New Beginning

Remus and Sirius both move in with the Potters, who seem pleased to have them there. They enjoy their summer, practice the animagus charm and Remus is appointed a Gryffindor prefect.
 

5262 2
15 Doubts

Fifth year brings several developments- Sirius, James and Peter stay with Remus for their first full moon; Remus questions whether he will have a normal life; plans are made to explore the area around Hogwarts and Hogsmeade.
 

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16 The Birth of the Marauders

The map is more or less completed and the Marauders decide on their nicknames. Remus has career counseling with Professor McGonagall. The fifth years take their OWLs.  Chapter includes scene Harry witnessed through the Pensieve in Snape's office, from Remus' perspective.
 

4079 2
17 Sirius' Inheritance

Fifth year ends, Sirius inherits his Uncle Alphard's house (and all his belongings), which give Remus a safe place to transform during the full moon without making up excuses.
 

2949 1
18 A Taste of Freedom

The guys spend the summer cleaning Sirius' new house, which offers them some time away from adults.  Sirius reminisces as they sort his uncle's belongings; Remus finally gets some of the answers he'd been looking for.
 

8644 1
19 Change is in the Air

Sixth year- Remus' prefect duties are a bit heavier this year; James pursues Lily
 
 
 
 
 

5525 1
20 Summer of Surprises

An evening of dancing at a local bar turns into summer romance for Sirius; and a complicated situation for Remus.

4421 1
21 Senior Year!

 The first half of the guys' seventh year, and a new romance blooms for Sirius.

4158 1
22 The Final Semester

 Remus' final semester at Hogwarts, including graduation. 

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23 Epilogue

 Covers the days immediately following James and Lily Potter's death.

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