The world is indeed full of peril and in it there are many dark places. But still there is much that is fair. And though in all lands, love is now mingled with grief, it still grows, perhaps, the greater.
Rose wasn’t expecting him to get the reference. And yet he did. “I didn’t know Shakespeare was on the curriculum for Muggle Studies.”
“It’s not,” Scorpius admits. Rose smiles.
“Romeo and Juliet is a classic tragedy,” she points out.
“Yeah… But we’re not, y'know?” He fits his hand in hers.
“A classic comedy, maybe,” Rose laughs.
“Definitely. Especially with your family around.”
In which Rose Weasley and Scorpius Malfoy admit to not entirely disliking each other, despite what their surnames might entail. They’re maybe kind of totally the star-crossed lovers of their generation.