He returned with a quiet sadness and a surprising new responsibility to keep him focused. She returned with a misplaced bitterness and the matching position that forced them to work with one another. Yet fear, resentment, and stubborn arrogance kept pushing them apart, even when they were meant to be together.
Winner, Quicksilver Quill for Best Canon Romance. Thank you!!
Summary: Who said that all heroes had to be brave?
Who said that all heroes had to be bold?
Who said that all heroes should be Gryffindors?
Who said that all heroes want to be heroes?
Who said that Harry Potter was a hero?
Harry Potter has never thought himself to be an ordinary boy - and he is proven right when in the middle of the night an old woman and a large man come to speak with him.
This is the story of Harry Potter, The Boy Who Lived, Slytherin snake.
Summary: The summer after fifth year, Severus Snape realises that he has to decide between Lily and his Dark companions and pursuits. Now all he has to do is get used to life at Hogwarts with no friends, get over his fascination with the Dark Arts, survive the Marauders, and convince Lily to acknowledge that he's alive.
Easier said than done.