AN: Finally the conclusion of my story Harry Potter and His Fifth Year. I hope all of you enjoyed reading this as much as I had fun writing it! Leave any questions or comments in a review. I come back and answer any questions. : )

Harry Potter and His Fifth Year

Epilogue A New School Year

Harry walked through the barrier at Platform 9 ¾. He saw Hermione talking to her Muggle parents and Ron talking to his. Dean Thomas was chatting away with his. Just behind him was Seamus Finnigan with his parents. Harry smiled.

"Now you be good at Hogwarts, Harry. I don't want you blowing up anything."

"I'll be good Mum," Harry replied turning to Lily and James Potter. He turned back around to the crowd. Ginny was laughing at one of Fred and George's jokes. Neville Longbottom was talking with his Gran and parents. Draco Malfoy was with Professor Snape. Cedric Diggory was talking to a few of his friends. Mr. and Mrs. Diggory were in the background.

"Geez Lil don't be too hard on Harry, it's only his first year at Hogwarts."

"I don't wasn't Harry to turn into you when you were hanging out with the Marauders."

"You rang?"

"Hey Padfoot! Moony!" James cried out. "What are guys doing here? Shouldn't you two already be at Hogwarts?"

"I couldn't miss my favorite godson's first train to Hogwarts, could I?" Sirius replied.

"Uncle Sirius, I'm your only godson."

"Shot Sirius, shot down," Remus joked. "Dumbledore only asked us last week to teach Defense Against the Dark Arts. We just decided to take Hogwarts Express."

"I still cannot believe Professor Dumbledore asked you two to be professors. Well, actually I can believe him asking you Remus but not you Sirius," Lily commented.

Sirius stuck his tongue out. Then he jumped Lily and started tickling her.

Sensing the moment was right, James turned to Harry, "I put something in your trunk. It may look like a piece of parchment but tap it with your wand and say 'I solemnly swear, I'm up to no good.' After you're done with it say 'Mischief managed.'"

"James what did you give him?" Lily asked momentarily stopping Sirius by making horns grow from the top of his head.

"Nothing dear."

She glared at him suspiciously. The whistle blew. "Alright Harry, it's time to go." Tears filled her eyes.

"Don't worry Lily, I'll be there to watch over Harry," Sirius added.

"That's what I'm afraid of." Then she grabbed Harry into a huge hug. "Be good Harry! I'll miss you! Write an owl every week okay?" She started to sob. "My little boy is going to school."

"Mum, you're embarrassing me!"

Lily let go. "Be good Harry, maybe you'll make the Qudditch team!" James said beaming.

"Not that dreadful sport." She bent down a kissed Harry on the cheek. "I love you Harry."

"Love you Mum."

James ruffled his hair. "Have fun and gave Mrs. Norris a good kick for me eh?"

"Bye Dad."

Harry walked to the train, turned around, and waved to his parents. Then he boarded Hogwarts Express. He found an empty compartment and sat down waiting.

"Can I sit here?" Ron Weasley asked.


A few minutes later, Hermione entered. "Do you mind? Everywhere else is full." She sat down next to Ron.

No one said anything until the train started moving.

"So we saved the world and no one even knows it," Ron sighed.

"Fine by me," Harry responded brushing his hair back from his forehead.

Hermione and Ron grinned at the scarless boy.

"I'm just glad we don't have to get the Sorcerer's Stone this year," Harry commented.

"Or get knocked down by a giant chess piece," Ron added.

"I'm happy that I won't get Petrified in our second," Hermione said. "And miss all those classes."

"And that I don't have to duel with a gigantic snake."

"And Ginny won't get taken in the Chamber."

"I'm happy there won't be Dementors at our school in our third year."

"I'm just glad a crazed convict isn't trying to murder you and we'd have to break a hundred rules."

"But you'll know what I'll miss?" Ron said. "Malfoy the amazing bouncing ferret."

The trio laughed and continued to reminisce about memories that never happened, stories that were changed, and what they could do at their first year at Hogwarts that would be just as fun as their last.

The End


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