One autumn night after graduating, James and Sirius meet up for a date at the Three Broomsticks.
Written for CheekyTorah-Lex's "Lex and His Favs Challenge"
“Remus, I know this will sound mad, but…. Will you marry me?”
“We’re fourteen,” Remus says without thinking. Then—”What?”
“Will you marry me?” Sirius repeats, peeking over through his fringe.
Remus, Sirius, and two marriage proposals.
The Shrieking Shack was a large, creaking building, filled with spiders and mice. It was cold, and dark, and some corners were eternally damp, though there was no running water. The roof had holes, and some of the windows were smashed out, others missing the glass panes completely. There were rooms where the floor wasn’t worth the risk, and others where the draft was so bad Sirius refused to go inside unless he was wearing his fur coat.
It was so unlike Hogwarts, a pervasive feeling of pain and suffering, the slight stinging smell of blood. The magic there wasn’t exciting or happy like the halls of the school—it was confining, sad, an afterthought. It wasn’t a place to experiment, a place with no consequences.
Sirius loved it.
“My head hurts,” Sirius said fifteen minutes ago, rubbing at his temple. “Think I’ll take a nap.”
And James had said back, “I’ll wake you for dinner,” and then Sirius nodded and laid down in his bed and slept.
written for the prompt, “Making sure to be quiet while they’re taking a nap.”
WHY would you tell him that story?? He’s scared to go to the library now and begged me to come with him. Not that I minded, but did you really have to frighten him off Pince so quickly? For Godric’s sake.
A collection of letters sent between James, Lily, Sirius, Remus, Harry, and maybe others too.
Beware Prongs and sprog. Harry’s sicked up everywhere, and James is worried he might’ve missed a spot. He also mentioned a headache—wasn’t that the first sign for Harry too?
I’m out buying “sick foods” and air fresheners. Why are there so many options? Will you be mad if I buy apple scent?
— Sirius x
And then Lily said, “What would you think—if I said I wanted to try for another baby?”
Regulus catches Remus and Sirius making out in the back stacks.
During the first war, Lily and Remus have a quiet moment together.