“I don’t suppose a long-distance thing would work?”
Charlie gave her a knowing look.
“Right. Neither of us is really suited for that.”
“It’s not easy for me, either,” he said, rubbing circles on the back of her hand with his thumb.
She turned her hair a nice shade of blue. “It’s a right shame, losing to a bunch of dragons.”
“Aw, Tonks. You didn’t lose.”
He was right. She’d always known he would fly away eventually. “Well, kiss me, at least. And make it a good one, will you?”
He grinned and obliged.
Then somehow, she let him go.