Saturday, January 6th - Late Night
The cottage was dark when they arrived home. Claudius had poked his head around the corner as they approached the front door, just to make sure it was his Masters seeking entrance and not some smelly brigands, and then disappeared.
Severus lowered the wards and held the door open for Ginevra.
His mood had been sour since his conversation with Vector at the staff party.
"Yet another eventful evening spent at the castle, wouldn't you say?" Severus' tone was stiff.