Author's Note:

Author's Note:

Hi everyone!

I'm still getting used to how to use this site so I didn't really post any author's notes at the beginning of every chapter. I just wanted to shout out a thank you to my incredible beta, Chell, for helping me out and to everyone who has read and enjoyed my story.

Most of you have read it on SIYE which is a fantastic site, but I did have to tweak my story a bit to fit into their qualifications – mostly because I had some scenes that were too graphic both for violence and for sex. The original scenes are posted on here as I edited them greatly before sending them to my beta and to SIYE as I realized that they were too graphic – but as most writers know, sometimes the imagination runs wild and one cannot stop the word flow. I also added some scenes between Ron/Hermione; Fred/Angelina; George/Katie; and Hermione/Ginny because I felt that they were needed for the story – especially for later chapters. I think I have now answered any questions that were left hanging between those characters.

I just wanted to say that I don't own the lyrics to any of the songs that I have posted in this story and unfortunately I don't own the characters that JKR has given us to play with. I've fallen in love with the characters and I enjoyed playing around with them even though they are not mine.

Thank you for reading and I hope that you enjoy the sequel – A New Beginning.