deerly beloved by down-in-flames
134 Reviews · 9 likes
10 stories

in which i write the same two idiots falling in love with each other over and over again in slightly different ways. often AU, sometimes not.



Fandoms: Harry Potter Universe

Characters: James Potter I, Lily Evans Potter

Pairings:
Genre:

Themes: None

Inclusivity: None

Series Type: Closed




Past Featured Story 9.9 out of 10, highly recommend by down-in-flames

Fandom: Harry Potter Universe · Rating: Mature Audiences · Incomplete Challenge Entry (any length), Novel (50,000+ words)
51 Reviews · 8 likes · 620 reads


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2 bets. 10 days. Endless shenanigans.

{Brooklyn 99 meets How to Lose a Guy in 10 days}

 

Written for MuggleMaybe's [Blank] Meets [Blank] challenge

2019 POGs Winner for Best Dialogue |June 2019 Sitewide Story of the Month



Series: Pride of Gryffindor Winners, Sitewide Stories of the Month, deerly beloved

Published: 13 Apr 2019 · Updated: 27 Dec 2019
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what doesn't kill me makes me want you more by down-in-flames



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Five times James used a pick-up line on Lily, and one time Lily used a pick-up line on James.

Alternatively, five times a pick-up line didn’t work and one time it did.

 

first place in grumpy cat's pick-up line challenge | written for sibilant + belgian quaffle's five plus one challenge



Characters: James Potter I, Lily Evans Potter

Pairings: James Potter I/Lily Evans (HP)

Story Length: 1 chapters (7554 words)

HPFT Forum House: Gryffindor

Genre: Fluff, Humor, Romance

Themes: None

Inclusivity: None

Advisories: Sexual Content, Substance Abuse
Series: deerly beloved

Published: 31 Aug 2019 · Updated: 31 Aug 2019
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like a deer in headlights by down-in-flames

Fandom: Harry Potter Universe · Rating: Mature Audiences · Completed Challenge Entry (any length), One-Shot (any length)
7 Reviews · 10 likes · 65 reads


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One short little road trip, that’s all it is. One short little eight hour road trip in a tiny car with the girl he’s been in love with since his first year of uni. Nothing to worry about, really.

 

Written for you-make-me-wander's Open Road Challenge

 



Characters: James Potter I, Lily Evans Potter, Remus Lupin, Sirius Black

Pairings: James Potter I/Lily Evans (HP), Remus Lupin/Sirius Black (HP)

Story Length: 1 chapters (8821 words)

HPFT Forum House: Gryffindor

Genre: AU, Fluff, Romance

Themes: Friends to Lovers

Inclusivity: Gay

Advisories: Sexual Content, Substance Abuse
Series: deerly beloved

Published: 27 Jun 2019 · Updated: 27 Jun 2019
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A Miscommunication of Massive Proportions by down-in-flames

Fandom: Harry Potter Universe, Harry Potter Universe > First Wizarding War (1950-1981) · Rating: Mature Audiences · Completed One-Shot (any length), Podfic (any length)
15 Reviews · 9 likes · 105 reads


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“Will you go out with me?”


And despite how many potential scenarios James had created in his own head about how this moment could possibly go, he most certainly hadn’t prepared for this one.



Characters: James Potter I, Lily Evans Potter

Pairings: James Potter I/Lily Evans (HP)

Story Length: 1 chapters (2133 words)

HPFT Forum House: Gryffindor

Genre: Fluff, Humor, Romance

Themes: Friends to Lovers

Inclusivity: None

Advisories: None
Series: deerly beloved

Published: 09 Feb 2019 · Updated: 09 Feb 2019
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Past Featured Story bake my wish come true by down-in-flames

Fandom: Harry Potter Universe · Rating: Mature Audiences · Completed Challenge Entry (any length), One-Shot (any length), Podfic (any length)
10 Reviews · 10 likes · 131 reads


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All I want for Christmas is you (to stop singing so incredibly off-key).

 

First place in Ineke's Happier Holidays challenge, inspired by a tweet from PaulaTheProkaryote.

2019 POGs Joint Winner for Best Fluff/Romance



Characters: James Potter I, Lily Evans Potter, Minerva McGonagall

Pairings: James Potter I/Lily Evans (HP)

Story Length: 1 chapters (7189 words)

HPFT Forum House: Gryffindor

Genre: AU, Fluff, Humor, Romance

Themes: Dying/Grieving, Holidays, Love/Hate Relationships

Inclusivity: None

Advisories: Sexual Content
Series: Pride of Gryffindor Winners, deerly beloved

Published: 12 Dec 2018 · Updated: 12 Dec 2018
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'tis the season (every season) by down-in-flames

Fandom: Harry Potter Universe · Rating: Mature Audiences · Completed Challenge Entry (any length), One-Shot (any length)
5 Reviews · 6 likes · 42 reads


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Every day is Christmas when you're Lily Evans and James Potter.

 

Sequel to bake my wish come true | Written for TreacleTart's Play With Your Food Challenge



Characters: James Potter I, Lily Evans Potter

Pairings: James Potter I/Lily Evans (HP)

Story Length: 1 chapters (4729 words)

HPFT Forum House: Gryffindor

Genre: AU, Fluff, Romance

Themes: Careers, Holidays

Inclusivity: None

Advisories: None
Series: deerly beloved

Published: 12 Aug 2019 · Updated: 12 Aug 2019
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Past Featured Story Swipe Right, Swing Left by down-in-flames

Fandom: Harry Potter Universe · Rating: Mature Audiences · Completed One-Shot (any length), Podfic (any length)
12 Reviews · 10 likes · 130 reads


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The unspoken rule of using dating apps in D.C. is that you always start with where you work.

 

James Potter, it seems, never picked up on that one.

 

FROGS 2019 Best Short-Form Romance, 2nd Place | January 2019 Gryffindor SotM



Characters: James Potter I, Lily Evans Potter

Pairings: James Potter I/Lily Evans (HP)

Story Length: 1 chapters (8917 words)

HPFT Forum House: Gryffindor

Genre: AU, Romance

Themes: Careers, Law/Politics

Inclusivity: Person of Color

Advisories: None
Series: deerly beloved, Gryffindor Stories of the Month

Published: 25 Nov 2018 · Updated: 25 Nov 2018
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Past Featured Story Orange Cardamom by down-in-flames

Fandom: Harry Potter Universe · Rating: Mature Audiences · Completed One-Shot (any length)
12 Reviews · 10 likes · 119 reads


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James may not believe in love at first sight, but he’s beginning to think there may be some merit in love at first sip.

 

December 2018 Sitewide SotM



Characters: James Potter I, Lily Evans Potter, Sirius Black

Pairings: James Potter I/Lily Evans (HP)

Story Length: 1 chapters (5568 words)

HPFT Forum House: Gryffindor

Genre: AU, Fluff, Romance

Themes: None

Inclusivity: None

Advisories: Sexual Content
Series: Sitewide Stories of the Month, deerly beloved

Published: 25 Oct 2018 · Updated: 25 Oct 2018
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Love, Lily Evans by down-in-flames

Fandom: Harry Potter Universe · Rating: Mature Audiences · Completed Challenge Entry (any length), One-Shot (any length)
8 Reviews · 10 likes · 141 reads


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In hindsight, Lily really shouldn’t have written up a list of all the boys she’d ever fancied and what she liked about each of them.

 

 

A Jily ‘To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before’ AU – written for Lady Ausra’s Trope of Aces Challenge



Genre: AU, Fluff, Romance

Themes: Friends to Lovers

Inclusivity: Gay

Advisories: Slurs, Sexual Content
Series: deerly beloved

Published: 12 Sep 2018 · Updated: 13 Sep 2018
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Reckless by down-in-flames



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Lily Evans’ soulmate is a complete idiot. Although she’s never actually met him to confirm this.


A Soulmate!AU tale of rugby matches, incompetent medical interns, and a broken rib or two.


2019 FROGS Finalist for Best Dialogue



Genre: AU, Romance

Themes: Soulmates

Inclusivity: Gay, Lesbian, LGBTQA

Advisories: Sexual Content
Series: deerly beloved

Published: 15 Apr 2018 · Updated: 11 May 2018
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