Summary: 'I know I should stop him, but somehow I don’t want to. He’s drunk, far too drunk, but for the first time in years someone wants me. I feel alive, truly alive. I can suddenly remember what passion feels like, and I never want to stop feeling it, I never want this to end.'
The title is taken from the Paloma Faith song of the same name.
This is silverlining95 of Slytherin writing for the 2013 Great Hall Cotillion.
A companion piece to The Fire I Yearn For . It's not strictly necessary to read that first, though it may help you understand the events that unfold.
'Even in a castle this huge, with as many cousins as I have there’s always someone with a map to come and scoop me out of my tear-stained reverie in a dark corner.'
Molly Weasley Jr cannot leave Hogwarts, for she cannot leave her best friend behind.
This was originally written for the Illustration for Inspiration challenge over in the Great Hall, however it wasn't long enough and I didn't have time to rework it in order to post it in time to qualify.
The title is inspired by the Chicago song 'If You Leave Me Now'.
Nominated for a 2013 Quicksilver Quill in the Next Generation category.
Summary: 'Her eyes were ablaze with a passion that I had previously believed to have died out. Somehow this defiance, this tiniest hint of uprising, had lit a spark within her, and it was a welcome sight.'
The day Harry Potter didn't board the Hogwarts Express changed everything for me, for suddenly Ginny Weasley wasn't the same.