Summary: As the wizarding world is overrun by the Dark Lord’s power, Hermione is taken captive. Draco immerses himself more and more in the Dark Arts, desperately hoping no one will find out about a decision that changed his life forever. What happens when the most unlikely person discovers the truth? Who will she tell? What will Draco offer for her to keep it a secret?
Hermione reached up almost involuntarily and traced the silver band branded on Draco’s arm. “That’s Dumbledore’s mark,” she said softly.