Author: hikaru / _regarde
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Disclaimer: They're all J. K. Rowling's, and I've got the feeling that she'd have my head for this.
Word Count: 100
Summary: A eulogy for a hero.
Warning: Character death.
Notes: Written for hp100.
"I'll miss you more than you could ever imagine. You've been a complete and total prat for the seven years that I've been cursed with your presence, but I fear that somewhere along the line -- perhaps when you ceased to be The Boy Who Lived and instead became The Boy Who Died for the Cause -- I fell in love with you."
Snape dropped his head, refusing to let a single tear fall. The sheet of parchment in his hands trembled, and he choked back a sob.
"Today should be a celebration. You should be graduating, and instead, you're dead."