3 My Hands Have Made Some Good Mistakes Their final year at Hogwarts is almost over, and James wants to go on a trip. Lily wants to study for NEWTs. They compromise, and end up on an adventure to Uagadou, the Ugandan wizarding school, which leads to discoveries about themselves that they may wish had stayed hidden. "Love me, love me, please love me, keep me close, don't leave me, don't go" Part of the Falling 'verse.
Harry Potter, T, English, Romance & Angst, words: 7k+, favs: 1, follows: 1, 5/21/2020, [James P., Lily Evans P.]
8Real Life » Life after Hogwarts is ... quiet. Joining the Order of the Phoenix comes with a surprising amount of bureaucracy, Godric's Hollow is an extremely small village, and James and Lily are 19 years old and not quite sure what to do with themselves. The unwanted peacefulness that fills their lives is shattered when they uncover a Death Eater plot that could change the course of the war.
Harry Potter, T, English, Romance, chapters: 6, words: 18k+, favs: 8, follows: 20, updated: 3/27/2018 published: 12/13/2017, [James P., Lily Evans P.] Marauders
6 The Rampaging Romeo "Did you know," Lily asked him. "That wizards have serial killers? They're calling him 'The Heartbreaker'." In which James and Lily, (through blind idiocy and sheer luck) catch a serial killer, James is mistaken for said serial killer, and everyone is thankful that they're not actually detectives, because that would probably end poorly for all involved. Part of the Falling 'verse.
Harry Potter, K+, English, Humor & Crime, words: 2k+, favs: 10, follows: 2, updated: 3/16/2018 published: 6/27/2017, James P., Lily Evans P.
7 Understanding, Unforgiving » When you mix a plot, a lie, and two people in love, odds are it'll end badly. And when murder is involved, it's almost a certainty. Lily regrets using a particular spell, the Order works to foil a Death Eater scheme, and Lily and James try to keep a secret. Part of the Falling 'verse.
Harry Potter, T, English, Drama & Romance, chapters: 4, words: 6k+, favs: 6, follows: 6, updated: 9/12/2017 published: 9/3/2017, James P., Lily Evans P.
4 If We Shadows "Y'know," Remus said. "There is a reason the Forbidden Forest is forbidden. Werewolves aren't the worst things in here. Fairies are nasty tricksters – your parents probably told you all stories, didn't they?" In which the Marauders decide it's a stellar idea to go rambling through the forest, and they start telling fairy tales, because Remus is a nerd and the others humor him.
Harry Potter, K, English, Friendship, words: 983, favs: 5, 7/10/2017, Marauders
435 A Rise and Fall » As Voldemort is rising in power, Lily Evans is falling in love. It happens so slowly she barely notices, and so quietly that she's the only one to know. James Potter has loved Lily Evans since practically the moment he met her, but even he's starting to lose hope. A Marauders' era fic that spans their fifth to seventh years, with all the pranks, angst, and fights that that entails.
Harry Potter, T, English, Romance, chapters: 56, words: 169k+, favs: 316, follows: 208, updated: 7/4/2017 published: 8/25/2016, James P., Lily Evans P., Marauders
5 I Love You (Because I Know No Other Way) First times are always terrifying, and this was no different except it was. This was strange and unknowable, and it wasn't so much something to be given, or something to get over with, as it was a part of growing up, as inevitable as scraped knees and doctors' appointments. This was one of the biggest first-times there was. Part of the Falling 'verse.
Harry Potter, M, English, Romance, words: 1k+, favs: 12, follows: 4, 7/3/2017, James P., Lily Evans P.
6 The Apple Tree There was something a little bit rotten about her sister that Lily hadn't seen before. Something a little bit corrupted, like one of the overripe apples on the tree above them. Sickly-sweet and putrefying on the inside. But she wasn't going to let that get in the way of the reason she was here. She was here for her sister's wedding, and nothing was going to stop that.
Harry Potter, K+, English, Family, words: 913, favs: 7, follows: 1, 6/26/2017, Lily Evans P., Petunia D.
8 More To Come The first sunrise after a big event always feels strange. You can't quite believe the world is still spinning, the sun is still shining. Ginny sits at the top of the Astronomy Tower, and tries to convince herself she's alright. Luna tries to explain her perspective."There was a terrible battle and people you love died and you're up here, watching the sunrise, because you're brave."
Harry Potter, K+, English, Hurt/Comfort, words: 655, favs: 6, follows: 1, 6/26/2017, Ginny W., Luna L.
4 The Stories Behind The Daily Prophet Archives – Vault 34, Filing Cabinet 7, Drawer C. Daily Prophet Obituaries for 1981: Obituaries are cardboard cutouts and the slightly musty scent of rose perfume. They are impersonal, and bland, and they don't come close to capturing the people behind them. A longer look at death. Part of the Falling 'verse.
Harry Potter, T, English, Tragedy & Angst, words: 2k+, favs: 6, follows: 2, 6/19/2017
7 I Don't Know Any French Girls (So I'm Painting You) "Whenever I try to draw you," Scorpius said, slower and quieter than before, "It's like I'm killing you, a little bit. Like I'm trapping you in a cage. I dunno – it's ridiculous – but that's why it never quite turns out right. That's why you look like – that." In which Scorpius tries to draw Albus, Albus is supportive, and they're both dorks in love.
Harry Potter, K+, English, Romance, words: 941, favs: 13, follows: 1, 6/13/2017, Albus S. P., Scorpius M.
5 Dirty Hands and Golden Eyes Ginny was half afraid of what would become of her daughter when she was grown. With her ruby hair and her golden eyes, and her incongruous, dirt streaked clothes. One of the hardest parts of parenthood is the moment you realize your child is not quite so childish anymore. When baby curves have turned long and strong, and the sweetness has turned into a personality of their own.
Harry Potter, K, English, Family & Drama, words: 490, favs: 3, follows: 3, 6/13/2017, Ginny W., Lily Luna P.
6 The Fangs of Lust - Or, Why Lily Likes Romance Novels "Read to me," James said, and Lily sighed. "Esmeralda tried in vain to charm her silken dress closed. Alas! The frayed ribbon broke, and her buxom breasts spilled-" James tried in vain to muffle a snort. Lily lowered the book and glared. In which Lily tries to read, and James is troublesome.
Harry Potter, T, English, Humor & Romance, words: 1k+, favs: 10, follows: 2, 6/13/2017, James P., Lily Evans P.
3 Eros Vs Philia Dating was supposed to be the easy part. They were in love, and James was allowed to use Lily's quills without asking permission. How hard could dating be? As it turns out, more difficult than expected. There are awkward silences and weird eye contact and general uncomfortableness. Or - a short foray into James and Lily's first date. Part of the Falling 'verse.
Harry Potter, T, English, Romance, words: 1k+, favs: 3, follows: 1, updated: 6/12/2017 published: 6/10/2017, James P., Lily Evans P.
7 My Will in Stars » James and Lily's wedding is finally here, but it arrives with doubts. They've only been dating for five months, they're eighteen, and they're in the middle of a war. They both have misgivings. But, of course, they love each other too. That'll just have to be enough. Part of the Falling 'verse.
Harry Potter, T, English, Romance, chapters: 4, words: 7k+, favs: 13, follows: 6, updated: 5/24/2017 published: 5/6/2017, James P., Lily Evans P.
4 Kiss With a Fist James and Lily are hot-headed, dramatic, passionate Gryffindors. Fights are inevitable. But something changes and breaks, with this fight. Both of them are hurling as many cruel, reckless insults at the other as possible. It's messy and awful, but it's their life, and their life isn't always perfect. Part of the Falling 'verse.
Harry Potter, M, English, Drama & Romance, words: 1k+, favs: 11, follows: 4, 5/15/2017, James P., Lily Evans P.
5 Godfather Extraordinaire Lily's eight months pregnant, and it's time to start talking about godparents. Or; how James Potter asked Sirius Black to take care of his kid in the event of his and Lily's deaths. It's uplifting, really. Part of the Falling 'verse.
Harry Potter, K, English, Family & Friendship, words: 1k+, favs: 16, follows: 5, 5/4/2017, Sirius B., James P.
5 Fool Me Once It's the Marauders' last April Fools' at Hogwarts, and their carefully laid plans are threatened when Lily begins to ask awkward questions about their nicknames... Part of the Falling 'verse.
Harry Potter, K+, English, Friendship & Humor, words: 2k+, favs: 23, follows: 7, 4/9/2017, James P., Lily Evans P., Marauders
6 Graduation and Declarations It's graduation day, but Hogwarts has a few uninvited guests... When Death Eaters crash graduation, Lily and James are forced to realize how fragile their world and their lives are. "These times are so uncertain. People are here today – and gone the next and you don't know how they were undone so fast," Lily said. "That's cheery," James told her. Part of the Falling 'verse.
Harry Potter, K+, English, Romance, words: 3k+, favs: 12, follows: 3, 2/8/2017, James P., Lily Evans P.
8 Thrice Defied » "Born to those who have thrice defied him..." When Lily Potter joined the Order of the Phoenix, she had joined it to fight Lord Voldemort. In a general sense. She hadn't imagined face to face duels with him – more – battling his minions of darkness, (that always sounded cooler in her head than it did aloud.) Voldemort was the presence in the shadows. Part of the Falling 'verse.
Harry Potter, K+, English, Drama, chapters: 3, words: 3k+, favs: 17, follows: 4, updated: 1/19/2017 published: 1/9/2017
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