if you think about it, james and severus were really alike! it’s so cool how similar they are! for example: both were willing to sacrifice james to save lily’s life! stop saying snape isn’t as noble as james is!
He’s still looking at her, and there’s something in his gaze that she’s rarely seen before; it is fragile and worldly and earnest, and it is focused on her, like she is the only thing on the planet that matters in this moment, and it makes her chest tighten and her stomach jump in the most pleasant way.
‘Here take a look at this’ he says, and invites me to step up to the eyepiece. I am not prepared for what I see: the gray-white moon in a sea of black, its surface in crisp relief, brighter than ever before. I am struck, too, by the scene’s absolute silence. It is clearer, yes, brilliantly so, but the moon seems cold, antiseptic - alone in the unfathomable expanse of space…Our relationship with the moon has more to it than simply astronomical facts. With my naked eye, on nights the moon climbs slowly, sometimes so dusted with rust and rose, brown, and gold tones that it nearly drips with dirt colors and seems intimately braided with Earth, it feels close, part of this world, a friend. But through the telescope the moon seems - ironically - farther away.
When you're the one reading the book:
ffFFFFFUUUU. WHAT THE HELL IS THIS ENDING WHAT HAPPENS TO MY CHILD IM NOT SURE OUR FRIENDSHIP IS FONNA SURVIVE THIS YOU GOTTA TELL ME BC I FEEL LIKE IM DYING A LITTLE
When you're the one who's already read the book:
HAHAHAHAH JUST WAIT. IM NOT GONNA TELL YOU ANYTHING JUST WAIT FOR IT I DONT CARE HOW MISERABLE YOU ARE JUST WAIT JUST TEXT ME LOLOLOLLOLOL *makes a bunch of cryptic comments and emoji responses*