- I heard a faint 'Yes' and I immediately recognized his voice. It penetrated every atom of my body and I felt like I would explode if I just took one more step. But I had to. Holding my breath, I slowly opened the door. - Alia Allington loses everything - her family, her friends, her lover... her future. Her life changes so drastically, that she almost forgets how to live. Eventually, she takes a job at Hogwarts and finds comfort in teaching. But then, after all hope seemed lost, her world is turned upside-down all over again - and she needs to find a way to get back what she loves most. Following the events from Prisoner of Azkaban onwards while simultaneously getting to know the backstory of our protagonists. The characters from Harry Potter and parts of the storyline belong to J.K. Rowling. I only own the original characters I created - Alia Allington and her family.