It's Nott who finally surprises Severus by speaking up, small dark eyes strangely intense.
"It's Potter's owl, sir."
Severus eyes Potter with interest, but the boy's lips are pinched tight, shoulders hitched, and he's staring at the ground without saying a word.
In which Severus' night has just got interesting (...if by interesting you mean completely hijacked by one irritating and distraught prepubescent boy).
Takes Place: 1st Year
Snape flavour: Angry Snape, Out of Character Snape
Tags: Alternate Universe, Slytherin!Harry
Categories: Teacher Snape > Professor Snape