I love you (And the Other 100 Ways of Saying It.)
Prompt: I love you (And the other 100 ways of saying it.)
It’s Draco Malfoy and Harry Potter Eight Year in Hogwarts. The new blooming friendship has started since the very next day after Voldemort died. Harry has visited the Manor to give Malfoy his wand back. They forgave each other. They let go. They moved on. Rebuilding Hogwarts for four months is also a good way to build a friendship, you know? Once school started, they have been quite close, closer than expected because apparently Hermione and Ron don’t come back. Somehow The Hogwarts Express has been awfully late.
The next compartment is empty, but you’re
alone. “You mind sharing a compartment? The rest is already full.”
2. “Happy belated birthday, Potter.” Puts a small gift on his lap.
It’s awfully late, I bet you haven’t eaten
anything. “Stop staring, Potter, it’s rude. Here, I’m full anyway.”
4. Idiot, stop kicking your blanket to the floor, it’s cold. Put the blanket in place and cast a sticking charm over it.
5. “Here’s your trunk.”
6. Cast a warming charm for the whole carriage. “What? The thestrals must be cold too.”
7. “Welcome home.”
8. Nonchalantly sit beside Harry in the Great Hall.
9. Put two treacle tarts on Harry’s plate. “What? You like them.”
10. “Goodnight, Potter.”
11. “Morning, Potter.”
12. Slides a cup of coffee towards Harry.
13. “Don’t forget your Charm books.”
14. “See you later.”
15. “How’s the day?”
16. “Stop hogging the food, Potter.”
slowly, you git, you’ll get a stomachache.
17. Casually put two glasses of water on their bedside drawer.
18. Put an apple beside Harry’s breakfast. “You’ll die early with your diet.”
Our first class is potion, will you be okay
after Severus’ death? “You’re helpless, Potter. Sit back and observe, maybe
you’ll learn something by being my partner.”
20. Slap Harry’s hand away. “Idiot. Clean your hands.”
21. “Remember, 7 times clockwise, Potter.”
will be dangerous if you stir only 6 times.
22. “Finally, a decent result.”
It’s a really
good result, but let’s not feed your ego.
You look extremely tired. “Stop being
unmotivated git. Long day?”
24. “Don’t forget to work on your charm essay.”
25. Smiles softly when he has finished his homework only to find Harry’s asleep on the sofa.
26. Take off Harry’s glasses and fix his blanket.
27. Check Harry’s charm essay and gives some pointers on wrong statements.
28. Levitates Harry and tucks him in bed. Essay and glasses neatly put in their bedside drawer.
29. “Wake up, Potter. Finish your essay.”
30. “Your mood puts me in a bad mood, Potter. See
you in DADA.”
Cheer up, you git.
31. “Fancy a duel?”
32. “Impressive, Potter.”
33. “That’s your best shot? Aim better.”
channeling your power without precision.
34. “Focus, Potter. I could kill you.”
you, Potter, that’s a fucking lethal curse. Thank Merlin you move.
35. Grinning with twinkle in his eyes. “Nice duel.”
I would love to see that expression on your
face everyday. Don’t lose it.
38. “It’s Friday tomorrow, fancy a seeker match?”
Your nightmares are getting worse.
40. “You wish you’re the better seeker.”
of course you are better.
41. “Nice game, Potter.”
42. “We’ll crash the library tomorrow, Potter.”
homework are piling, stop procrastinating, you git.
43. Pointing the answer on the book. Rolls eyes exasperatedly.
44. “Potter, accompany me tomorrow in the Room of Requirement?”
45. “I’m brewing a potion. You’re here to distract me from sleeping.”
need this as much as I do, you git, that’s why you’re here. “Stop whining,
47. “Of course, you’ll sleep eventually.” Transfiguring the chair into something more comfortable.
48. ‘Modification of Dreamless sleep that doesn’t give you an addiction. Your nightmares are getting worse. –DM’
49. “You are welcome, Potter.”
Your nightmares are not getting any better.
Are you okay? “Do the dreamless sleep at faulty?”
Then why do you keep having nightmares?! “You’re
still having nightmares.”
52. “I’m so sorry, Potter. For all it’s worth, it
I’m sorry. I hope they’re happy and proud wherever they are
53. ‘Happy Halloween, Potter.’ Put a bag of Honeydukes sweets on the edge of Harry’s bed.
54. “Happy Thanksgiving, Potter.” Put a large piece of Turkey meet on Harry’s dinner plate.
55. “Look, it is finally snowing. First snow this year.”
56. Throw a snow ball on Harry’s back.
57. Have a happy snowballs fight.
58. “Happy Christmas, Harry.” Put a Christmas present on Harry’s lap before leaving to the Manor.
59. Put the charmed snow globe from Harry on the
bedside drawer in the Manor.
Thank you, it’s pretty. Mother and I’s
miniatures look happy, playing in the snow.
60. ‘Happy new year, Harry. May this year be good to you. –DM’
61. “Stop slopping around, NEWT is just around the corner.”
62. “Come on, I’ll help you with Potion.”
63. “You don’t work hard enough.”
Potter, you need to be better than this if you want to be an Auror.
64. “Have you decided on your future career?”
You’re one of the few who don’t think it’s
an impossible job for me. Thank you. Smiles softly.
you ever think of applying to be a DADA teacher here? Or being recruited into a
I just need you to know there are other options that will
give you less stress.
Well whatever your future job is, Harry
Potter, please be safe and happy.
68. “Stay away from dragon scale, it will trigger
an explosion on your calming draught.”
Stop being an idiot please, you could
actually lose your life.
69. “Good luck on your NEWTs.”
70. “Potter, tomorrow is Charm, not Transfiguration.”
71. “Here, have some.” Slide a box of Narcissa chocolates for Harry.
72. “She’ll love that.”
Yes, she also has been
asking about you. I believe your visit would be good for Mother. Thank you.
73. “Ready for Potion? Relax, you’ll do well.”
74. “How’s potion? Don’t tell me you blow
Please remember potions can be lethal sometimes.
75. “Remarkable, Potter.”
76. “Cheer up, tomorrow is the last day.”
77. “Thank Merlin and Salazar, it’s all done! How are you holding up, Potter?”
78. “Can’t sleep either?”
79. “Fancy a night stroll?”
80. Rolls eyes swiftly and casually fixes the scarf on Harry’s neck.
81. “You see that star? That is the reason Mother
named me Draco.”
Maybe you’ll remember the star, and you’ll remember me each
time you look at the sky.
82. “You’re a good company, Harry.”
being like this with you.
Thank you for deciding in befriending me that
day, you give me a new purpose to keep fighting. “Thank
For saving me again and again, from
Voldemort, from the Fiendfire, from my own demons. For giving me a common sense
to keep living. For offering your hand in friendship that day after the war.
For trusting in my ability to become a Potion Master. “Just for everything and anything, really.”
You really are beautiful under the
86. “What do you think will happen after
Would we still be like this? Could we? Is it ridiculous for
87. “You really believe that?”
Because I want
that to happen too, for us to not stop being friends, maybe even more?
Yeah, I like that very much. “Okay.”
89. “Don’t forget your spare glasses, Potter.”
90. “Seriously, you need to stop procrastinating
and panicking on the last second.”
Seriously, you don’t forget anything,
just lock your trunk.
91. “Tomorrow would be very different, wouldn’t
I’m afraid to go back to the real world. Are you?
It might just be our last day meeting each
other. “Accompany me to Hogsmead?”
93. “Fancy a butterbeer? Come on, drinks on me.”
94. “You what?”
God, it must be a dream, right?
95. “You’re being serious right now?”
you’re not, I’ll saw off your balls and ship it to America right now, Harry
Potter. If you’re joking, you’re a dead man.
96. “Okay then, I would like that very much.”
97. “Sleep fine?”
You sleep as peaceful as a
baby, I almost stop the train so that the bumpy ride doesn’t wake you up.
98. “Mother said she will pick us up.”
want to visit Mother? It doesn’t have to be today, you know.
99. “Mother, you remember Harry Potter? Harry,
Mother. Mother, my boyfriend.”
You git, stop smiling like you need to impress
someone. You have a life debt toward Mother, just act normal. Salazar, help me,
this is embarrassing,
Marry me. “Scared,
101. “You wish.”
Fuck you, I’ll be damned if I’m
scared. I love you, you git.