Something wasn’t right. One minute she was with Alice and Avery was bothering her, the next she was beginning to feel light-headed. Alice looked at her with concern, setting her hand on her arm and asking her.
“I’m okay, I’m just going to get some air. I didn’t drink, I have to do rounds in an hour,” Amelia assured her before stumbling out of the Ravenclaw common room and heading for one of the windows. She made it a few steps before leaning against the wall, her hand pressing against the cold stone, trying to use it to stay upright.
“Hey Amelia, you look like you could sit down,” she heard Avery’s voice behind her, his hand on her waist.
“Go away, I’m fine,” she slurred, holding the wall.
“You don’t look very fine, I think you should lay down,” he tried to guide her.
“What did you do?” she whispered before hearing another set of footsteps coming towards them.
“Amelia, are you okay?” she heard the last person she ever thought was standing there, Remus ask her hesitantly.
“She’s fine,” Avery tried to say, but Amelia cut him off.
“Don’t. I didn’t- I didn’t drink,” she said, stumbling in her heels as she started to slide down the wall.
“She had a lot to drink, I’m just going to take her upstairs to her room so she can sleep it off. It’s none of your business, half-breed,” Avery hissed.
It didn’t take much for Remus to put the pieces together. The word alone had his hand twitching at his side, but when he realized what he was trying to do, his hand connecting with his jaw.
“Okay, Amelia, I’m going to pick you up now, okay?” he asked before scooping the redhead up and making his way back to the Gryffindor Tower. She was completely unconscious by the time he walked into the common room, struggling to keep her head from lolling to the side.