* Hey everyone, and welcome to another of my stories. Once in a while, I
just like to have a bit of fun, and this is totally one of those times. I
wanna have a go with the Marauders + Lily and minus Peter, as he is evil.
:) Ahem, anyway, I hope you'll enjoy it!
Disclaimer: This is not mine. Only the story line. Her royal highness owns
"Lily? Are you in there?" James said, knocking on Lily's door. There was
the sound of feet, a bang and then a grunt.
"Yeah. Hang on a second!" came a slightly annoyed feminine voice. James
smirked and stepped back away from the portrait. James waited patiently as
more sounds of moving around were coming from behind the entrance to Lily's
room. James bobbed up and down on his heels and looked up at the portrait.
It was a unicorn and was giving James a reproachable look. James's smile
faltered as he avoided looking at it again.
Seconds later, the portrait swung open and a Lily walked out, tying her
hair up in a ponytail and pins stuck in her mouth.
"James.' She said, smiling slightly. 'Is there sumfin important you wanted
to discush?" she said through her teeth. James chuckled as she worked on
"Do I need an excuse to see my wonderful girlfriend?" he said, giving her a
charming smile. Lily chuckled, taking the pins out of her mouth one by one
and placing them strategically in her hair.
"Well, I guess not. But, couldn't you have waited until we went down to
dinner? It is only...'she looked at her watch '...10 minutes away after all."
She said. James shrugged and wrapped his arms around her tiny waist.
"I cant wait that long." He said, leaning down and pressing his nose softly
against hers. Lily sighed dramatically and pushed him away.
"You are without a doubt, the most impatient male I have ever met." She
said, fixing her tie. James raised an eyebrow.
"Ok, you HAVE met Sirius haven't you?" he asked. Lily chuckled as she put
her robe on.
"Unfortunately, I have." She joked.
"Oh my flower, I am shocked and appalled that you think of me that way."
Came a new voice. James rolled his eyes as Sirius came up next to him and
threw his arm around his shoulders. "James old boy! Fancy meeting you in a
place like this!" Sirius said, patting James on the stomach with his free
hand. James grunted as Sirius hit him one final time, let go and walked
over to Lily.
"How are you my beautiful?" Sirius said, bending down and kissing Lily on
the cheek. Lily smiled.
"Well, I haven't changed much since you saw me a whole 15 minutes ago." She
said in a sing-song voice. Sirius chuckled and picked up her bag.
"Allow me." He said, giving her a handsome smile and throwing it over his
shoulder. Lily shook her head and smiled at Sirius's attempts to charm her.
James rolled his eyes.
"Where's Moony?" he asked, looking around.
"He's down in the Great Hall with Peter. Wormtail was hungry as hell and
Remus went with him to shut him up." Sirius said, grinning. James chuckled
and nodded. Peter always did seem to be hungry. "So...' Sirius said,
swinging his arms at his side like a 9-year-old '...have you asked her yet?"
he asked, looking from James to Lily.
"Asked me what?" she said, looking at James. James was giving Sirius a
glare. "James?" Lily asked in a threatening way. James looked down at her
and smiled at her nervously as Lily looked up at him with her hands on her
hips, wanting an explanation.
Sirius smiled sheepishly and cleared his throat.
"Well er, that's my cue to leave. See you at dinner Prongs." Sirius said,
walking off and whistling happily. James watched him walk off with Lily's
bag for a second, before turning back to his girlfriend.
"Well, I actually want to run an idea by you. Just to see if your
interested." He said, smirking. Lily raised an eyebrow at him. He had a
mischievous glint in his eye that told her what ever it was, meant there
was rule-breaking involved.
"No, I'm not." She said, starting to walk off. James let out a sound of
impatience and grabbed her arm, turning her around.
"Just hear me out!" he said. Lily sighed.
"James, if you are wanting to break rules...'
"Only one." He said casually, as if it were no big deal. Lily looked
"James! You're Head Boy! I thought you were past all this." She said. James
"Past it? You make it sound like I've had a nasty case of the flu." He
said, smiling. Lily however, wasn't holding the same sort of humor.
"James, I thought this year was going to be different for you four. No more
pranks." She said, as if trying to jog his memory. James sighed.
"Look, it's our last year, and the Marauders aren't just going to leave
quietly." He said. "Besides, what I'm talking about isn't a prank. It
doesn't involve anyone but me, Wormtail, Moony, Padfoot and you." He said.
Lily looked at him for a moment, before sighing.
"Fine, what is it?" she said, crossing her arms over her chest. James's
face lit up with excitement.
"Well, we were thinking that me might sneak out of the school for a night.
Just for the night!" he said quickly and holding his hands up as Lily
opened her mouth to protest. "We'd be back in the morning, and it would be
as if we never left. No-one's gonna know!" he said quietly, as if it were
top-secret information. Lily was still looking at him with suspicion.
"Go on." She said. James smiled and continued.
"Well, we were thinking we could go into London and do this thing
called...what did Moony say it was?" he said, frowning in concentration.
'Clubbing. That's it!" he said, clicking his fingers. Lily's eyebrows rose.
"And where do I come into this?" she asked. James ran a hand through his
hair, making it stick up even more.
"Well, you're muggle-born. You live in London...' he trailed off. Lily smiled
"And you want me to show you around the best places?" she asked. James
"Its like you read my mind." He said. Lily smiled again.
"Yeah? Well maybe you can read mine." She said, and glared at him before
walking around him. James was stunned for a minute, before stepping in
front of her again.
"Come on Lils. It'll be fun." He said. Lily glared at him.
"James, we have responsibilities and you can no longer go gallivanting off
on your silly little crusades!' she said, staring to feel a bit irritated.
"Its bad enough you go off every month with Remus." She said. Suddenly,
James's humor was gone and he flared up.
"That's different! Remus needs us there to help him, and I refuse to stop
being with him just because of some stupid title that I didn't even ask
for!" he yelled, pointing at angry finger at her. Lily flinched and took a
step back at his harsh tone. James saw this, relaxed and immediately felt
"Sorry." He said quietly. Lily shook her head and rubbed his arm.
"No, I'm sorry. I know how important Remus is to you. I didn't mean it like
that. I just worry about you is all." She said. James wrapped his arms
around her and hugged her.
"Yeah, that's ok. Just a bit protective." He chuckled. Lily smiled against
his chest. They pulled apart and James looked down at her expectantly, his
excitement coming back.
"So, what do you think?" he asked. Lily bit her bottom lip.
"I haven't got anything to wear." She said, looking for reasons to get
herself out of the feeling that it could be fun.
"Get your parents to send you some clothes." He said simply. Lily looked at
him as if he was stupid.
"Yeah, I can see Eve carrying a whole bag of clothes all the way from
London." She said.
"Well, get your parents to shrink the... oh, right." James said, remembering
her parents were muggles. "Well, send Jasper. He'll help Eve." He said.
Lily thought about it some more, thinking that could possibly work.
"Please Lily?" James said, putting on a puppy-dog face. Lily rolled her
eyes and grinned.
"You know that doesn't work on me." She said. James ignored her and stuck
his bottom lip out and made his brown eyes widen, batting his eyelashes.
Lily laughed and hit him gently on the cheek.
"Alright! I'll go!" she said, throwing her arms up in defeat. James picked
her up around the middle and spun her around.
"Yes! You wont regret this!" he said, kissing her quickly.
"On one condition though!" Lily said. James stopped mid cry and looked at
her apprehensively, hoping the condition wasn't too extreme.
"Yeah?" he asked, uncertainty in his voice. Lily smiled.
"Allison can come as well." She said. James looked at her for a second,
thinking this over. 6 people under the invisibility cloak? It could work if
Sirius and Peter transformed. James smiled and nodded.
"Yes, alright.' He said. Lily laughed and threw her arms around his neck.
"I daresay Sirius wouldn't mid if she was there." He said. Lily laughed.
It was common knowledge that Sirius was rather taken with Lily's best
friend Allison Jessup, and had been after her for some time. Lily chuckled
and kissed James.
"Yeah. Hopefully she'll go. We'll just tell her Sirius isn't going." She
said. James chuckled and stroked her hair.
"I think I'm a bad influence on you Miss Evans." He said, smirking Lily
"Probably." She said, shrugging. James kissed her again, but her down and
took her hand.
"Come on. Food!" he said, and dragged a laughing Lily Evans down to the
Great Hall for dinner.
*Well, how was that? Any good? Let me know.