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June's drabble

June 19th, 2010 (10:32 am)

I got another third place at dmhgchallenge, and I was pleased because this one, I thought, was a bit subtle -- I had real trouble trying to convey Draco's state of mind in 100 words :-)

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Author: Ningloreth
Title: Mid-air collision
Rating: G
Warnings: None

Granger corners him after the match. “Your son,” she says, “is dangerous.”

Scorpius,” he replies, coldly, “is a born Seeker. It’s your precious girl who’s the menace on the Quidditch pitch.”

They glare at each other—her, ferocious in her cardigan—and, Merlin, he thinks, she’s turning into her mother-in-law!

He thanks the gods that Astoria will never let herself go. His wife wouldn’t risk ruining her perfect figure...

Not even to give me a daughter.

He drags his gaze away from Granger’s womanly curves. “All right,” he concedes, softly, “I’ll tell the boy to be more careful in future.”

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This was inspired by the glimpses we've recently had of Hermione and Astoria in the film epilogue.

Comments

Posted by: curiouswombat (curiouswombat)
Posted at: June 19th, 2010 11:04 am (UTC)
Congratulations

Nice.

'Course 'flying' has whole different connotations for me...

Posted by: ningloreth (ningloreth)
Posted at: June 19th, 2010 12:35 pm (UTC)
dramione_hearts

Thanks!

I sort of wanted to come at it obliquely, but quite a few people interpreted it your way ;-)

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