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I have slipped the surly bonds of earth
Winning and melting 
22nd-May-2008 06:14 pm
Converse: black
I can't wait to hear which team won hd_worldcup. OMG, the tension! I'm not playing, and I didn't think I'd be so excited - but it's all hit me now.

While we wait, have a couple of drabbles.

Title: Elemental Love
Word count: 200
Disclaimer: The boys belong to JKR, even though I'm often nicer to them than she is.
Authors Notes: Written for dracoharry100's challenge fire.

There was a boy, and he was brave and fierce; everything the House of Gryffindor stood for.

“You would be good at fire charms.”


“The Houses correspond to elements, Potter. Gryffindor’s fire. Slytherin’s water. Ravenclaw’s air, Hufflepuff’s earth.”

There was another boy, and he was tough and cunning; he should have been everything Slytherin was. But he suffered, and lost people he loved. He grew cold and hard and brittle – like ice.

“You want to come to Hogsmeade with us Saturday?”

“Ridiculous. None of you want a Death Eater around.”

“But – ”

“And I don’t want to be around you.”


The two boys had always sparked against each other. The fire boy saw that the ice boy was not all he had been, and he reached out.

His fiery heart melted the ice into true water.

Of course, they were opposites, and remained so –

“If Weasley wears orange, our honeymoon will be cancelled for my murder trial.”

“If your dad wears funeral black, I’ll – ”

But Slytherin took its proper place among the four,

“What if I’m in Slytherin?”

“What if you are? Slytherins rule the world.”


“With the Gryffindors, of course.”

And they lived happily ever after.

joomla visitor

24th-May-2008 01:49 am (UTC)
Oh, that's so sweet!
24th-May-2008 11:11 pm (UTC)
Thanks, Jae!
24th-May-2008 07:42 pm (UTC)
awwwww *squishes*

so very brilliant!
24th-May-2008 11:11 pm (UTC)
Thanks! *squishes you back*
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