marauder era stories are awesome until you remember everyone dies
"All right, Evans?" said James and his voice was suddenly pleasant, deeper, more mature.
The Patronus is a kind of positive force, a projection of the very things that the dementor feeds upon — hope, happiness, the desire to survive — but it cannot feel despair, as real humans can, so the de- mentors can’t hurt it.
The ones that love us never really leave us.
And under here, Hedwig”—Harry pulled open a door under the stairs—“is where I used to sleep; You never knew me then— Blimey, it’s small, I’d forgotten… .”
Harry looked around at the stacked shoes and umbrellas, remembering how he used to wake every morning looking up at the underside of the staircase, which was more often than not adorned with a spider or two. Those had been the days before he had known anything about his true identity; before he had found out how his parents had died or why such strange things often happened around him. But Harry could still remember the dreams that had dogged him, even in those days: confused dreams involving flashes of green light and once—Uncle Vernon had nearly crashed the car when Harry had recounted it—a flying motorbike..
"there is no g o o d and e v i l, there is only power and those too weak to seek it”
you might belong in hufflepuff, where they are just and loyal,
those patient hufflepuffs are true, and unafraid of toil