He forced the door open, cast aside the chair and the boxes hastily piled against it with one lazy wave of his hand…and there she stood, the child in her arms. At the sight of him, she dropped her son into the crib behind her and threw her arms wide, as if this would help, as if in shielding him from sight she hoped to be chosen instead….

Chapter 17, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Reminder that at this point, Lily was 21, wandless and facing the dark wizard she, like the rest of the wizarding world, had been taught to fear. Her muggle instincts kicked in and her desperation showed as she begged Voldemort to take her life instead of her son’s while all he remained slightly amused and bored

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