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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 :-)


The prompt was

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.”


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


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


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

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


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

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