Snape and lily dating

18 Jul

But she never forgave him, and eventually said yes to James and became his girlfriend. Actually, James *hadn't* liked Lily throughout their years at Hogwarts.The only reason Potter went for her like he did was to further humiliate Severus.All Potter fans know the story: Harry glimpses Snape’s “Worst Memory” in fifth year and discovers that his father was not the great guy that any orphaned child would prefer to envision.His dad was a horrible bully who tormented fellow classmates and had a towering ego to match.But if we track the little we know about James Potter’s development, it seems likely that someone else was at the center of his turnaround.After all, it wasn’t Lily Evans who ran away from home and straight to the Potters’ one night….Now, before we even get into this—there are plenty of fans who prefer to think that James Potter didn’t really change at all as he got older.

*is confused*I'm confused too, as I don't know where you got this from - that I was assuming a relationship merely to prove that he will be trustworthy to Harry? I had an idea that "ends up having to do" could mean "ends up having to trust Snape" and tied it with the importance of Harry's having his mother's eyes.I like to go by what's on the page first and foremost, and what we have- her actions and her statement- makes the possibility of her overlooking it when James doesn't take Snape's curses lying down but hexes him right back (again, indicated on page) very likely. That's what I strongly disagreed with in the post you quoted, and I made it very clear.Whether she overlooked it or not is still debatable, but the point is I was talking about encouragement, as was Vivek in the post I quoted.It was through Severus that Lily discovered that she was a witch (DH33), a fact which allowed her to attend Hogwarts and made her parents very proud (PS4), though Petunia was quite jealous.As young girls, Lily and Petunia were very close; however, once Lily was invited to Hogwarts and Petunia told she couldn’t attend, a rift grew between them that never healed.