At first Harry didn’t notice, because Draco tried to stay seated as often as possible
And when he stood or walked his shoulders were hunched and his head was bowed low
Since the war and trials that followed almost every trace of pride in his demeanour had been erased
Draco hates his newfound height
His legs won’t fit underneath the school benches
The dormitory entrance is so low he keeps banging his head against it
And the people who want to look down on him, who deserve to look down on him, need to crane their neck upwards to see his face
Which causes them to hate him even more
When Pansy sees him struggle, she starts to wear high spiked heels around him
Blaise follows suit
And it helps, because now people notice them before Draco
Except Harry of course, who just keeps staring at the blond like he’s the only thing in the world worth looking at
Which, according to a half drunk confession made by one H. Potter, he totally is, and what does it matter that Blaise is wearing high heels Ron? He’s never going to be prettier that Malfoy anyway
“Well, if Malfoy’s so pretty, then why don’t you go annoy him instead of me?” A more than half drunk Ron tells him, because Zabini looks nice in heels, but he’ll never outclass Hermione, and he’d like some alone time with her to tell her just that
So Harry goes out to find Draco
And he finally notices their height difference when he quite literally bumps into the pale boy
Because even for a half drunk Harry it’s hard to miss that he’s not standing nose to nose with his former nemesis
He’s standing nose to a-bit-below-the-nipples with him
“You’re tall.” Harry mumbles as he looks up (and up and up and up)
“You’re tiny.” Draco shoots back, a little bit of his snark coming back to him now that he’s more used to the stares (and also quite tipsy)
You remember in gof, when Ron had to dance with McGonagall and he’s just so put off by it and miserable. Can you imagine how mock-indignant Sirius would be when Harry told him about this???
Harry: …and then he had to dance with Professor McGo-
Sirius: YOU CAN’T MEAN TO TELL ME SHE’S CHEATING ON ME!? AND HE, he didn’t recognize what a high honor he was offered?
Harry: …I’m sorry, but what the hell?
Sirius: Oh, well, when we were in school…
and then Sirius tells him about all the jokes he and the marauders had about his “undying yet unrequited love for Minnie Mc G” or the time when he told her before his Yule Ball that he was sorry but he couldn’t ask her to be his date “but I simply can’t allow James to go stag to the Yule Ball on his own. Evans refused, you see…”
While Harry is horrified that anyone could have that dynamic with the dignified and unshakable Professor Minerva McGonagall, he gets a glimpse of Sirius and his dad being real people and not just names in a history book or faces in a photo.
Im almost a year too late, i had these dtawings laying on a forgotten folder. My idea was to make a series of about 7 redrawn screenshots from sakura card captor and make a yuri on ice au using @tamakid’s 80’s tutorial but i found myself with a lot of busy work and i couldnt manage to even get half of them done.
(My main goal was to draw Yuuri as yukito, you see)
Anyway i hope you like these as they are, i didn’t think this through i just really really wanted to draw yuuri at the time :^)