SH:HP fic - Chapter ThirteenCHAPTER THIRTEENMore Like This
Death is Only the Beginning
The night outside is cold. Frost gathers in thin, swirling tendrils on the castle windows, stars shine bright and sharp in the freezing air. The edges of the Black Lake are lacy with ice, and the entire world seems to have fallen into a hush, without even the slightest breeze ruffling the leaves of the trees standing in the Forbidden Forest.
The night beyond the stone walls of Hogwarts Castle might be bitterly cold, but inside John doesn't feel it. He's lying in his bed, the crimson curtains drawn around his four-poster until only the tiniest slivers of firelight from the furnace in the middle of the dormitory shines through the gaps. The only sound aside from the gently crackling fire are the quiet snores coming from the other beds arranged in their circle around the room...
And the soft, wet noises of two pairs of lips meeting in the enveloping darkness.
John has his fingers dug into silky soft, liquorice curls, his reclined body sh