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
Characters: Snape, Lucius
Summary: Upon graduation, Snape chooses the lesser of two evils.
Notes: Written for hp100.
"Come with me," he commanded. "Come with me or I'll make sure that you don't leave these grounds alive."
I had no choice. If I didn't follow Lucius, I would die. And no Snape, not a one, has ever given up life that easily.
I didn't want to follow him, but I reluctantly did. I nodded curtly at my classmates, gathered my few belongings, shoving my Certificate of Completion under my arm, and trudged along behind the blonde.
Most graduates go to work after commencement. I, instead, signed my very soul away to a Dark Lord. The Slytherin legend lives.