Convictions

Summary

The beginning of the Marauders' penultimate year: how Remus coped, where Padfoot went wrong, why James matured, when Snape made a decision and Lily's realisation.

Genre:
Adventure / Fantasy
Author:
JBlack
Status:
Complete
Chapters:
19
Rating:
n/a
Age Rating:
16+

King's Cross

The start of September was always particularly busy at Kings Cross; all the boarding schools began their terms that week. As a result, the first of September found the platforms and ticket offices flooded with young people. Schoolchildren heading away from home for the first time stuck close to parents, while older students forged through the crowds; looking for friends. Then there were all the regular travellers; businessmen, families, shoppers for a day in London, aunts and uncles going to visit relatives in the country: it was only too easy to get lost in the throng.

Two boys stood out from even that multitude though; tall, dark-haired and tanned from several weeks on the Cornish coast. People who had met them before the summer would have said they were handsome; people who saw them now compared them to the sculpted Grecian statues in the British Museum. They drew admiring glances from several girls, as well as odd looks from other passers-by; one of the boys had an owl in a cage balanced on top of the loaded trolley he was pushing. Most of the crowd hurried past though; you could see stranger sights on the streets of London most days.

One girl, in particular, glanced at them over the top of the book she was reading as she waited for her train. She did a double take as one of them winked at her, but by the time she had looked up again, boys, trolleys and all had vanished. She was so busy looking round to see where they had gone that she completely missed the elderly; slightly oddly dressed couple following the boys suddenly disappear too.

After a while, still frowning at the phenomenon and wondering where they could possibly have gone, she went back to reading her book. Twenty minutes later she caught a train from Platform Ten, met up with some school friends and completely forgot about the handsome boy who had winked at her.

The two boys, however, had been about as far from the usual students who crowded Kings Cross as was possible. It was true that they went to a boarding school, indeed, they were just starting their sixth year, and like most students of that age they had just received exam results, but not O-levels. The main difference between them and the other students at the station was that they were not headed to any of the big boarding schools of Eton, Radley, Oundle or Winchester; they were headed to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.



Continue Reading Next Chapter
Further Recommendations

Ella: I really think this book is great! A few grammatical errors, but only a few missing words here and there. I love the language for dialogue. I LIVE for the descriptions

shaniaflore: Love it, but a little bit more drama is always better ;)

guamamama: I enjoyed the story a lot. It was realistic and not too much drama. It was a quick read but that is not at all bad. I found myself not wanting to stop reading once I got started. Thank you for writing this.

karene911: Reading book two was every bit as enjoyable as the first one. Full of fun the brothers do not disappoint. I love the secondary characters just as much and can’t wait to see which brother Pearl ends up with! I hope Tate finds his Beloved also. Great job!

Dina: Great story, really enjoyed it, thank you!

Sunnymoon2: I absolutely love it

Lianne: I liked it very mutch

Stephanie Lowery: I am loving this read. I can't wait to find out how's its going to end.

karene911: The continuation of this series is just as good as the first, I love there are warnings of mature or sexual themes as well as triggers. The characters feel like people you know minus the werewolf part. Great job

More Recommendations

May K: Honestly I love the beginning! I probable just read the firsts chapters three time in a row juste to make it last longer.Your book is promising! I love the fox spirit thing. It makes the book stand out from other werewolves stories!

RLBenda: Great group of books so far, I just wish they had put some of them together and made longer books, they move pretty fast.

Justin: this was great but I need more!!!

Jennifer Leigh Anne Ciliska: Awesome read thank you for sharing your story with me

About Us

Inkitt is the world’s first reader-powered publisher, providing a platform to discover hidden talents and turn them into globally successful authors. Write captivating stories, read enchanting novels, and we’ll publish the books our readers love most on our sister app, GALATEA and other formats.