AU in which Sirius never went to Azkaban, but ran away to France with Marlene. ❤
I suck at writing AUs but I hope you like what I’ve come up with.
Saint-Étienne, France. 1983.
Sirius knew Marlene hated to be watched. Still,he never bothered to leave her be while she was concentrated on doing something
and even if he tried to keep some distance from her and focus on doing
something else, his eyes would always find their way back to her, eventually.
It was one of those nights. He was leaning on the
kitchen’s door frame with crossed arms while he watched her cooking dinner.
Luckily, Marlene hadn’t noticed his presence yet and, consequently, she hadn’t
stopped mumbling the lyrics of one of their favourite song as she inattentively
stirred the pot.
It wasn’t an uncommon sight, of course, Marlene
always cooked dinner at the same time of every day and Sirius always ended up
watching her. But there was something about Marlene standing by the kitchen’s counter
with her hair up in a messy bun, her hands busy with a bunch of sweet potatoes
and her voice filling in the emptiness of their apartment that always attracted
his attention to her. Perhaps it was just him being silly; perhaps he enjoyed
observing her while she peacefully did something so normal, so quotidian at