June 23rd, 2006

Serious

Severus and Harry -- The Pheonix -- Complete

Good News and Bad
Friday, June 23rd -- Early Afternoon




The very idea that Severus was about to ask Potter for help made him ill. If there had been another option, he would have taken it in a heart beat.

Mrs. Crockford had confirmed that Potter was in the building. The moment she'd mentioned Horace Slughorn's name Severus had retreated with the first excuse he could manage. There were things no man was ever meant to know and if there was a minuscule chance in Hades that she was attracted to Slughorn at all, Severus did not want to know.

He paused outside of the door to Potter's office and then knocked.

Gabrielle, Fleur and Bill ~ Un Peu de Ciel ~ Complete

There She Stumbles
Falling To Her Knees
I Think She Tripped On Reality

Friday, June 23rd ~ Evening



Gabrielle was nervous. No - this went beyond nervous. Where usually she'd be a babbling wreck, now she was sitting there silent, afraid to open her mouth. Looking at the man that had just sat down across from her, she bit her lip and checked her watch for the fifteenth time.

You have to tell him why he had to meet you here. It's too close for him to bolt now. Tell him!

Gabrielle pasted a smile on her face and opened her mouth. "Bread?" she asked helplessly, holding the basket out to him.

No! Not right!