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The Price of Terror by Dendraica The Price of Terror by Dendraica
He barely made it: Bolting the door behind him with trembling hands, he grasped his pounding head and fell to the floor, then in an explosion of agony, he felt the rage that did not belong to him possess his soul, saw a long room lit only by firelight, and the giant blond Death Eater on the floor, screaming and writhing, and a slighter figure standing over him, wand outstretched, while Harry spoke in a high, cold, merciless voice.
"More, Rowle, or shall we end it and feed you to Nagini? Lord Voldemort is not sure that he will forgive this time. . . . You called me back for this, to tell me that Harry Potter has escaped again? Draco, give Rowle another taste of our displeasure. . . . Do it, or feel my wrath yourself!"
A log fell in the fire: Flames reared, their light darting across a terrified, pointed white face; with a sense of emerging from deep water, Harry drew heaving breaths and opened his eyes.
He was spread-eagled on the cold black marble floor, his nose inches from one of the silver serpent tails that supported the large bathtub. He sat up. Malfoy's gaunt, petrified face seemed burned on the inside of his eyes. Harry felt sickened by what he had seen, by the use to which Draco was now being put by Voldemort.

From Deathly Hallows, chapter 9, page 174. (US Edition)

One of my favorite scenes. Poor, poor ferret-boy. Can I never just draw him happy?

All dialogue is from the chapter, with the exception of Rowle's plea for mercy, which I added in. I'm sure he would've at some point. Cause ow.

Voldie's one boss you don't wanna tick off. o.o;
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SonOfLestrange Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Haha, I loved this scene!
Why I didn't find this before, why?
Hihi, Draco's face! :giggle:
LoonyxLovegood Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2014
Wow I'm so happy somebody did this scene! and you did Draco so perfectly. Especially his haunted eyes.
evenstar1221 Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2012
This is so powerful. Well done.
DracosGirl97 Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2011
*saves Draco and glomps him* ah mah gahd Draco!!!!!!!!!! Dont cry, Draco, I shall make it bettah.... :'(
DracosGirl97 Featured By Owner May 18, 2011
poor Draco!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! aaaahhh I can't look at it anymore!
btw, i decree that in the emoticon, the red is Draco and the blue is me.
ha, fangirls..
amaranthine-eternity Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2011  Professional General Artist
An advocate of bring your child to work day, though?
ianxfalcon Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2010
Really good and terrifying.
LupusMalfoy Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2010
I really want to give Draco a hug after DH!
smaginn Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2009
poor Draco. :(
Nightwitch-Kitten Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2009  Hobbyist Writer
Deffinetly pissing Volders off is a nono, but he's so hot when he's mad! (;
X-xSophiax-X Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
Aw, so sad! Poor Draco! Don't worry Draco, I'll cuddle you better :D

Where's this quote from? I don't remember it from the deathly hallows...hmm, perhaps I'll have to pull out my copy of D.H again...
iamzhippopotimus Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2009
poor draco :cry:
lunaphantom Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2008
Poor Draco.
Draco6767 Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
the one of Voldemort, from the side, where he's yelling "Do it!" he looks kind of like a dinosaur...
no offense...I just couldn't stop laughing....

It looks cool! I drew this scene but yours looks waaaaay better :D
Dendraica Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2008
really? you did? *checks it out*

And yeah, I noticed he looked like a dinosaur too in that scene. XD Draco's probly wishing he had a breathmint right about now.
Claw-Ravenscroft Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2008  Student Traditional Artist
Poor Draco... I like him. :D
tessil Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2008
Awsome! The expressions are gorgeous, particularly in the 'do it!' and the last scene. You captured the whole thing so wonderfully.

You seem to treat your fav characters the same way as me: you love them, but you love them more when they suffer Teh Angst.

(thanks for all your many drawings btw, clicking my way mindlessly through your gallary pretty much kept me alive during my exams) :hug:
Dendraica Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2008
well I'm glad it did! :D *hugs back* Your comments always make me smile.
Brief-and-Dreamy Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2008
Oh GOD. That is just gorgeous and amazing. One of my favourite scenes, too. An absolutely wonder rendition of it. :D
Dendraica Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2008
*blush* Thank you. I was surprised there were no other pieces of art on it. o.o;
Shmelanna Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2008  Student
that's intense o.0
EddieSketti Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2008  Student General Artist
Very, very well done. :clap: Poor Draco.
The more you submit, the more you amaze me with the sheer power of your art. :wow: I love how much emotion you put into this.
Dendraica Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2008
shucks. *blush* Thanks. Emotion is fun to draw.
EddieSketti Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2008  Student General Artist
It is, it is. :nod: But not everyone can make it turn out so well. You're really talented. :3
pirate-geek-13 Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2008
very * nice*

tee hee, voldemort has to be the boss, its in his nature. lol ^_^
Dendraica Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2008
Draco: But does he have to YELL? *lipwibble* I'm sensitive! TTATT
pirate-geek-13 Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2008
lol. he just needs anger management. *_*
Cold-Creature Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love it. Especially the blood seeping into Rowle's eyes...
Beautiful expressions. Well done.
lilsi Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2008
*Saves Draco*

He'll smile one day.. although as an adult he had a receding hair line so i don't think he would be too impressed about that.. I was upset with Rowling for saying that *grumbles* Malfoys don't loose their hair! pfft.

*cough* anyways... Lovely picture you caught the emotion of the eyes really well in both Draco and Rowle..

I can't remember this scene i may have to read the book again.. or is it not in the English edition but to be fair i blocked it out because she didn't kill Potter. v.v
Dendraica Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2008
well, she said *somewhat* receding hairline, so I imagine him to look like Niles from Frasier, which is not altogether bad looking for a forty-something year-old. :P Even as vain as Malfoy.

Though once you have a kid, I learn you stop caring about how you look as much. After the first several all-nighters (which Astoria MADE him share) I'm sure Draco was just grateful to remember his pants when he went out the door. XD
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