Disclaimer: I DON'T OWN HARRY POTTER (yet).

Chapter One: Godric Gryffindor

Godric Gryffindor. Founder of Gryffindor House. Co-founder of Hogwarts. Former best friend of Salazar Slytherin. Good friend of Rowena Ravenclaw and Helga Hufflepuff. Full of daring, nerve, and chivalry, and eager to teach those of the same.

Salazar believed only those of pure wizard blood should be taught. Naturally, Godric (and Helga and Rowena) disagreed. Godric believed that anybody with potential should be taught, be they pure-blood, half-blood, or Muggleborn. Salazar and Godric's separate beliefs caused the animosity between Slytherin and Gryffindor house. Perhaps Godric and Salazar should patch up their friendship before something really bad happened. Naw, what's the worst Salazar could do?

And so Gryffindor and Slytherin would continue to hate each other for centuries in a never-ending cycle. As long as there were Gryffindors and Slytherins at Hogwarts, there would be hatred.

If Only Godric had remained friends with Salazar.

If only…

A/N: I didn't really like this story, but I felt that I had to start with the founder. They'll get better, though. Promise. :)