"Thus began the dance that made up all their middle years together. To be so close to Albus, to be offered such abundant love, was agony. To watch himself repay that kindness with slights, with coldness and deliberate cruelty, was shame. Even Albusí patient understanding, especially that, felt intrusive and degrading."
Characters: Albus Dumbledore
Warnings: HBP Spoilers
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Complete?: No - Published: 12/08/06 - Last Updated: 13/08/06