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Without knowing what he was doing, he said her name and she looked up. She looked at him in incredulity for a few seconds before she leapt up from her seat and ran into his arms. He grabbed her before she reached him and lifted her off her feet so she was as close to him as humanly possible.

Marlene began to not cry, but hyperventilate. She began to say things, things he couldn’t make sense of or even begin to understand. His arms crossed around her back, locking her in and securing her to him while her face buried into his shoulder, her face scorching and burning him from the inside out.

He didn’t know what to say so he said nothing at all. Sirius just kept her there and didn’t let go.

It felt like a dream, a horrible nightmare.

The Rise and Fall of The Stag and The Doe: Chapter Eighty-Nine: Separate Ways