They are winter, all darkness and bone-white skin, surviving on air that knives into them at each breath. Severus has always known this about himself, but it is devastating to see it in someone else, in the very child he has vowed to protect.
09 Jul 2021 - Updated:
09 Jul 2021
Hello, I listened to really sad music for three hours and this happened. It sat on my desktop for ages because I kept trying to figure out a way to continue it, got fed up and forgot about it. I came across it again when sorting files and realized that I prefer where it ends so I’m putting it up as a one shot here. This style of writing is much more poetic than I normally attempt but I’m happy with it. TRIGGER WARNING: there is self-harm and abuse of a child discussed in here.
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