Team Name: Order of the Phoenix
Word Count: 100
Authors Notes: Disease is a good way of putting it. Thanks ever so much for the encouragement. Constructive criticism is also welcome.
She is again sleeping in the chair at his bedside -- her head thrown back.
She can’t be comfortable.
He’s not entirely comfortable with her presence. He is unused to someone caring for his well being -- overtly caring in any case. He knows the headmaster cares, possibly even Pomfrey, who has patched him up any number of times. But no one has ever sat vigil for him.
His breath catches when he thinks of her earlier words. She is a balm for his soul.
For the first time, he thinks that surviving may not have been a bad thing.