You sighed as James once again tried desperately to get Lily’s attention. You could see Lily struggling to escape from him, and attempted to help your cousin.
“Oi Potter! Would you leave Lily alone?” You called out to him. You were sitting on the couch in the Gryffindor common room, watching as James flirted shamelessly with Lily. James glanced at you, his eyes dancing with amusement.
“Not a chance Evans!” He hollered back. You looked again at your cousin, who was staring at the floor dejectedly. You slowly stood up, stretched, and started to walk over to where Lily was getting harassed.
You snuck up behind James and pressed your wand lazily to his throat.
“Potter, would you please leave her alone?” You asked, a bored tone in your voice. Potter turned to look at you, his eyes glinted mischievously.
“__y/n__, you wound me. I don’t hear Evans protesting any.” He said before glancing back at Lily. Her hair shielded her face and s