Assessing Payment (PG; implied Severus/Bill; 100 words)
"Weeping electric blue polka dots aren't a good look for you. The lancinations badly clash with your hair."
"They hurt, professor. Is there anything you can do?"
"Why not apply to your Cursebreaking master or Gringott's nurse on duty? Why come all the way to Hogwarts?"
"I wasn't supposed to be—"
"Taking out an entire hive of pixies on your own?"
"Yeah. Fuck but these hurt. Please help me? I could pay you."
"You could do a great many things for me, I'd imagine."
"Imagined? Yes, Weasley, I have. Now strip off. I need to assess . . . your condition."