“It doesn’t make sense. I would say ‘it’s not like you,’ except it’s exactly like you to go and do something stupid when Lily starts warming up to you. Under normal circumstances, I would say, ‘go ahead! Carlotta is unreasonably good-looking, and it’s nice work if you can get it.’ But now?” (x)
The truth was, she had run away from him on Platform Nine and Three Quarters, but she’d regretted it immediately, and maybe she’d been trying to make it all up by coming here, to the Lantern. Maybe she’d been looking for him.
Which was all very nice, but it didn’t explain why in Merlin’s name he’d actually shown up.
Sirius smirked. “It means that you had better adjust to the four of us fucking things up, because when you marry Prongs, you’re stuck with us. We’re sort of a collection—only come as the set, you know.”
Lily couldn’t help but laugh. “That’s very nice, Black, but I have no intention of marrying James.”
This detail failed to concern Sirius. “Sure, Ginger. Give it a year, yeah?”