Team Name: The Order
Word Count: 100
Challenge: Baby, it’s cold outside
Author Notes: Actually felt the urge to drabble. Enjoy, if you can.
They sat in front of the fire, his arm around her shoulders. The cabin was drafty, but the fire roared and warming charms held steady. Outside, a blizzard howled.
“I must go,” Severus murmured, not for the first time.
Her hand tightened in his again. “No. Not yet,” she repeated.
“We need the intelligence.” His Mark was dark; the war had dragged for so long.
“But it’s cold outside.” It wasn’t her best argument.
“I know.” He rose, squeezing her hand.
She let their fingers touch until the last possible moment. When he was gone, it was cold inside, too.
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