Team Name: Death Eaters
Word Count: 100
Authors Notes: Thanks to septentrion1970 for the rapid beta.
Hermione dashed into the potions storeroom, ready to hex whatever caused the piercing scream still ringing through her ears.
She skidded to a halt, unable to believe her eyes.
As far up the ladder as possible, Severus was pressed back against the shelves, rattling the vials of potions ingredients with his trembling body.
At the bottom of the ladder was a mouse, squeaking as it pattered around, occasionally sniffing at the wand dropped on the floor.
After rescuing Severus from the mouse, Hermione sniggered. “Having Wormtail in your house must have been torture.”
“Shut up,” Severus said, sulkily.