Author's Note: Chapter 1 of Ex Machina II is up, continuing the story of James Monroe's interactions in the life of Harry Potter. In Ex Machina II, James enters a universe just after Voldemort has killed James and Lily, and Dumbledore has placed the infant Harry with the Dursleys. In an effort to give Harry a chance to be a better wizard, James visits the Dursleys, making them an offer they won't refuse.