RedHal would love your feedback! Got a few minutes to write a review?
Write a Review

Teaching in the Future

By RedHal

Other

The Letter

I OWN NOTHING!

Chapter 1: The Letter

"C'mon Prongs." A 19 year old Sirius Black shouted to his dueling partner. "You'll never defeat Voldemort THAT way."

After a few more minutes of dueling, James Potter said a few more curses before defeating his friend

As Sirius fell back stunned, Alastor Moody came up to the two Aurors in training.

"Not bad Potter. You to Black. That's enough for today. I'll see you two tomorrow. And remember, CONSTANT VILIGANCE!"

"Yes Moody." The two friends stated before leaving the training center.

00000

As they walked back to James' house that hot August evening,

"So, what did Wormtail say was wrong with his mother this time?" James asked.

"Something about double pneumonia and the flu. I swear that woman needs to have a permanent ward at St. Mungos she's so sick all the time". Sirius said before asking teasingly, "Anyways, how's Mrs. Potter?"

James Potter had "finally" married the girl of his dreams just last month, Lily Evans now Potter

"She's fine. Worried of course."

"Any Prongslets coming soon?"

"No." James answered while giving him a death glare. "You might be my best friend, but I'm not going to tell you anything about my private life with my wife."

"Then I won't tell you anything about me and your sister."

"There better NOT be anything TO tell."

0000

When the boys got to Godric Hollow (Sirius was going to stay for dinner), they not only saw Ms. Jennifer Potter, Mrs. Lily Potter (who already have had their Auror training), but to their surprise,

"Professor Dumbledore?"

"Ah. James and Sirius. Just the two men I wanted to see. And please, call me Albus. I am not your Professor anymore."

"Yes Pro- I mean Albus." The boys said.

"What brings you to my home?" James asked his old Headmaster.

"I just received a most intriguing letter." Albus Dumbledore handed the two boys a letter.

Dear Albus Dumbledore,

I have discovered that phoenixes can take letters back and forth between times. So, I would like to ask a favor. If the time stream is changed, then it could only be for the better. Lord Voldemort had been weak for the past 13 years. Now he has returned to full power. There is only one person who can defeat him. That person has only a godfather, who is a convict on the run, and a non biological uncle who is a werewolf. We are in need of a defense teacher, preferably an Auror, so this child could take on Tom Riddle. There is a spell book in the Restricted Section of the Hogwarts Library that should show how to take people forward through time.

Sincerely yours,

Albus Dumbledore-1995

"Uh. Albus? How could you have written the letter?" Sirius asked

"Sirius. The letter is from 1995. It's 1979." Lily pointed out. "I feel so sorry for the child."

"What happened to the child's parents?" Jennifer asked Professor Dumbledore.

"I'm not sure. Possibly were killed."

James, Sirius, Jennifer, and Lily looked at each other.

"May we take the job?" James, Sirius, and Lily aske

"I only asked for one." Dumbledore pointed out with his eyes never losing their twinkle.

"But Albus." Sirius complained, "You can't separate the newlyweds. And Prongs NEEDS me."

"Since when?" Lily asked

"Since he has the opportunity to check out the future. I'll stay here and look after the house and tell Alastor that Dumbledore put you three on an assignment for the Order." Jennifer answered.

"Very well. I had already looked up the spell to send you forward in time. I will expect to see you three in my office, September 1st, 5:00 sharp." Dumbledore said.

"Yes sir."

TBC

Continue Reading Next Chapter
Further Recommendations

Ian Lin: I loved this story. Well written, grand plot and flow and splendiferous narrative. Man I hope you write more. Im about to stalk you to see what else youve penned. Bravo maestro!

Sarge: This is very interesting. But you say that your heroine is 17 years of age. Then you say, "Until she reaches that age..." What age? You need to say which age that is. You might want to set it for the age of majority for the state in which your heroine lives. Some have left 18 as the age of m...

Lyndsey Slays: OMG this book was very interesting and had A LOT of details TBH this is my favorite book ever💖💖🔥🔥🤘🏽🤘🏽😍😍

Mary Abigail: I have always been a serious reader but reading romance has always been an outlet for me to be happy and this, makes me happy. It's entertaining with just enough drama and maybe a bit more - I do need more.

More Recommendations

PersephanieBoyce: I was intrigued with the subject of this book from the snip it I read, and as I continued to read I felt like I was inside the characters brain. His thought processes, his memories, everything was so beautifully and forcefully made aware.The descriptions were vivid and detailed. At times, I did t...

Jessica McAlpine: I fell in love easily with this story. In the beginning it reminded me of Studio Ghibli films where fantasy is mixed with some science, almost like steampunk but not.I continued to enjoy the world culture of The Shattered Girl. I especially love the idea of dwarves being seafaring folk instead of...

Patrick Johns: The Prince was an exciting read. I enjoyed the spoiled bratty protagonist and his drastic change through out the story. The world building was well though out and clear. The author did a great job painting a picture for the reader without having a map. I liked the connection to real life leaders....

Silver: Its a very good story you have here. Felicity´s ability is interesting and original, I love it. The setting of a hostpital was a good choice, especially since we get the scene with the other interns, gives it a very real feel. There wasnt much plot for me to rate, so I´ll update as the story prog...

{{ contest.story_page_sticky_bar_text }} Be the first to recommend this story.

About Us:

Inkitt is the world’s first reader-powered book publisher, offering an online community for talented authors and book lovers. Write captivating stories, read enchanting novels, and we’ll publish the books you love the most based on crowd wisdom.