Summary: Severus knows that he’s going down. It’s too late for him. The best thing he can do for the love of his life is refuse to drag her under as well. This is the toughest decision he has ever been forced to make.
Summary: Winner in the Best Mid-Length Story and Best Romance categories in Round One of the Most Potente Passions SSHG Awards.
It begins the summer after Seventh Year, when the war is raging on, with an unexpected moment of tenderness. What is this inexplicable feeling Hermione experiences? And how can she get Snape to discuss it with her, when all he wants to do is avoid her? Rating for last chapter, only.