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I took prompts to celebrate my flist's hitting the 800 friends mark, and I'll be posting the results as I complete the drabbles.

15. tamara_severia prompted me with: Snarry (the one and only): truth, snake, mouth.

Never (PG; Snarry; 150 words)

Truth fell from Potter's mouth as easily as lies slithered from Severus' lips, and Severus felt like a snake, having to mislead him.

It's for the best, he reminded himself, stern in his resolve. His friends wouldn't understand. No one would. Leave him. Now.

"You're not this stupid," Harry whispered, his hands tightening around Severus' shoulders. "You'd never give us up for a job. You don't even like France!"

"Opportunities for Potions masters such as this only come once in a lifetime. I'd be a fool not to take it."

Potter allowed his arms to fall by his sides and stared at Severus as if he were considering his words—and then he began to disrobe. "Yeah, you're right. You would be a fool."

"Stop that, Potter! Harry, stop. I—oh, hells!"


Spooning the idiot some time later, Severus murmured, "You're determined to make things hard for yourself."

"Don't you leave me."


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Jun. 4th, 2008 10:54 pm (UTC)
Tsk, Severus. There are opportunities, and then there are opportunities. (Severus is not a fool.)
Jun. 4th, 2008 10:55 pm (UTC)
And Harry knows his own worth. ;)
Jun. 4th, 2008 10:57 pm (UTC)
And Severus's worth, as well. :)
Jun. 4th, 2008 11:19 pm (UTC)
And it's good that someone does. ;)
Jun. 5th, 2008 04:21 am (UTC)
Bad Severus. No biscuit.

Just Harry...
Jun. 5th, 2008 04:32 am (UTC)
Aw, no biscuit? Bet Harry'd give him a biscuit. ;) *hugs*
Jun. 5th, 2008 07:16 am (UTC)
Don't you dare to stop writing!
I admire every single word you've written, and now all 150 words FOR ME!

*dies happy*
Jun. 5th, 2008 07:43 am (UTC)
*blushes; is very pleased*

Yay! I'm so glad that you like your drabble! And thank you for that lovely compliment. *hugs*
Jun. 6th, 2008 12:10 am (UTC)
Spooning the idiot some time later, Severus murmured, "You're determined to make things hard for yourself."

Now be fair, Severus: he's making things plenty hard for you too.
Jun. 6th, 2008 09:32 pm (UTC)

It's true!
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