Summary: Voldemort has been vanquished in the Second Wizarding War and Hermione returns to start life afresh at the Burrow. However, a cloud of misery and gloom hangs over the house as the Weasleys mourn the death of their loved ones. To escape the atmosphere of despair and grieving, Hermione decides to live with the Lovegoods, where everything is serene and calm and the horrors of the world seem unrealistic. Parvati Patil is also staying with Luna and Xenophilius as her parents and twin sister are away in India, visiting their relatives. Ron is constantly pressurizing Hermione into marriage and sending daily owls as well as taking full advantage of the regular visits Hermione makes to the Burrow. But Hermione does not want to marry Ron, for she seeks many qualities in a life partner which Ron does not possess. When Molly marries Ginny to Harry, Ron gets another reason to goad her into commitment. And when Draco Malfoy arrives at the Lovegoods for a "brief stay", Hermione experiences unfamiliar emotions and realizes that she has fallen in love with Draco. But will Draco accept her despite her parentage? And what shall become of Ron when he comes to know of this development? An epic tale of adventure and romance, with Harry, Ginny, Ron, Hermione, Draco, Parvati and Luna as the main characters.