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Year of the Whomping Willow

(0) A pale, peaky boy was sitting fast asleep next to the window in the last compartment of the Hogwarts Express. He looked ill and exhausted, his light brown hair was flecked with ash blond. A boy with messy black hair peered at him. "Psst, Sirius. Who do you reckon he is?" he whispered to the handsome boy next to him. The boy blinked boredly. "Dunno, but he looks like a good hex could kill him." James leant over and prodded the sleeping boy. "Hey.." (Neri, Age 13 to 18, 8/26/2003 8:59:47 AM, YearWhompingWillow)

(1) "Hm?" the boy sat up straight quickly. "Oh, I'm sorry. If i'm in you way-" "Not at all," the boy with messy hair said quickly. "My name is James Potter, and this is my friend, Sirius Black. Are you a first year too?" "Yeah. My names is Remus." the pale boy said. They were approaching the school now. Remus stared hard at a young tree. Although it looked as though it were just planted, it was a ominous figure to Remus Lupin. It may be just another magical tree for some people, but not for him. "Are you all right?" Sirius asked. "I'm fine." he said quickly, turning his attention on the rest of the school. (sophian, Age 8 to 12, 4/23/2004 5:37:35 PM, YearWhompingWillow)

(2) They were at the school now. they all walked out the to the platform. "Well see you at school" james yelled. "OK." yellrd remus back (kittykat, Age 8 to 12, 4/24/2004 10:27:32 PM, YearWhompingWillow)

(3) "Shut up slimeball!" yelled James. "You are just jelous that i am more popular than you!" Serverus Snape, a Slythrin, was standing there wand raised. " Say one more word and iI will hurt you, Potter." Snape said so qietly that the words were barley heard. "FIGHT,FIGHT,FIGHT!" yelled Sirius, Peter, and Remus and the rest of the crowd. " Hurt me?" James said camley. "Just..." James never finnished. BLAM! Snape basted James who wa sknocked to the floor looked up shocked, quickley he got up and ran into Proffeser Dumbledore! (Dan R., Age 13 to 18, 5/13/2004 4:03:59 PM, YearWhompingWillow)

(4) But then decided to turn back."Hahaha!!!I bet you can never defeat me in a duel!"Said Severus"I bet I can" said James, "Exeplliarmus!" James yelled out." "Arrrghh!!!!" said Severus, as his wand flew out of his hand.He tried to get it, but James yelled "Rictusempra!" and snape was laughing like crazy.When he stopped, he yelled "My wand!" and reached for his wand."uh-oh" cried James."Vermillous!" yelled Severus."No!"Cried Remus "Incendio!" Then Severus' robe caught on fire."Flipendo!FLIPENDO!" he yelled, pointing his wand at his robe. (A.H., Age 8 to 12, 5/15/2004 6:38:19 PM, YearWhompingWillow)

(5) when he finally got his robe unflammable he stode up smiling "you can never finish the job can you potter"said severus james shot and ugly look at him and waled off followed by reamus,peter and sirius (Lorenzo, Age 13 to 18, 6/14/2004 11:45:01 PM, YearWhompingWillow)

(6) " Snape thinks he is the best guy on the whole planet." James fumed. Sirius nodded in agreement. James and trio then passed a group of girls which included Lily Evans, a girl James had a crush on. ( If any of you have read the 5th Harry Potter book: Harry Potter and the Order of the Pheonix, you will very well know that Lily Evans is destined to be Harry's mother, Lily Potter). (Dan R., Age 13 to 18, 6/27/2004 3:41:24 PM, YearWhompingWillow)

(7) James eyes were glued to Lily.Lily just rolled her eyes and just walked away."I have to have her."James said in a dreamy voice."Then why don't you ask her out then?"Sirius asked."Well...I don't know,Sirius.What if she says no?"James said in a very worried voice."Then that would mean that she doesn't like you."Sirius said in an I-don't-care voice."Last time I asked a girl out,I got slapped right across the face.I had a bloody nose for a week."Peter said. (AJ, Age 8 to 12, 9/11/2004 8:01:19 PM, YearWhompingWillow)

(8) A week later James caught up with Lily after History of Magic,"Hey," James called."Hi,I was just, uh, um, if a, wondering, if a you wanted to go out with me?" The words spilled from James' mouth.Lily stared at him for a second,"I'll think about it." James felt like he was going to"die"if she didn't say yes. (Danielle, Age 8 to 12, 10/6/2004 9:02:15 PM, YearWhompingWillow)

(9) "You will?" James asked. "Yes," Lily replied as though she was talking to a wall. "Al-alright then, fine" James said. "Well I am up for charms class, I think your in it too," Lily said. James just stared at her as if she were the most beautiful person he has ever seen. "wha.......OH YEAH!" James said. "Well then, bye" Lily replied. "Uh...bye!" James gave out a smirk. James said. Lily headed torsed the Charms classroom. "Oh trust me, James. SHe wan't you" James said to himself inside his head. "JAMES!" a voice shouted. James looked around. "CHARMS NOW! C'MON! FIRST IMPRESSION ON SOME SMALL GUY WILL BE HONEY ON HIS SEAT IF YOU KNOW WHAT I MEEN!" Remus shouted. Peter gave out a disguested face to Remus. "haha!" Sirius said, smirking in a devilish way. James ran to them. "Oh yeah, I think that she REALLY likes you" Remus said. "Shut up!" James said. "11 years old, remember JAMES!" Peter replied. "Agh what do you know?" James said looking at Peter for a split second. "so what, Pettigrew?" Sirius said. "ARGH! never mind!" Peter said. Peter stormed his way into the Transfigureation class. "WRONG CLASS, PETTIGREW!!" James shouted. Peter came out of the transfigureation classroom. "RIGHT RIGHT!" Peter said. Sirius giggled. "He's lost already" Remus said. "C'mon. 3 minutes late for charms, I REALLY want to do the prank." Remus said "Okay okay, C'mon James. I have a feeling that we've knows each other for a century!" Sirius said. James, Sirius,Peter and Remus headed to charms through the crowd in the hall ways. "oh yeah, she is gonna come back for me soon" James said to himself. "L- WHAIT! HE NAME STARTED WITH A L!" James said to himself. "ARGH!" James said. (Yankee, Age 8 to 12, 10/20/2004 8:27:19 PM, YearWhompingWillow)

(10) Well Well Well, Boys Find your seats when they finnally got in the Charms class. Listen up I will be starting a Year of the Whomping Willow 2 BBBBYYYEEE ( Bye ) (ALANA, Age 8 to 12, 1/21/2005 5:41:28 PM, YearWhompingWillow)

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