A Million Times."Tonks," he sighed, rubbing a hand roughly over his strained face. He could not bear to discuss this again. He dropped into a chair, looking up at her, eyes heavy. "Tonks," he said again.
She sat down too, looking intently at him, and let her fingers ghost over his forearm. "If you would just listen –"
"I have," he said wearily.
"Then you would understand!"
"I think it is you who needs to understand."
She pulled her hand away from him, eyes blazing.
"What do you think I'm trying to do here, Remus?" she began heatedly. "Do you think I'm trying to screw with you? Do you think I wouldn't keep on about this if I wasn't completely serious?"
Remus ran his hand subconsciously through his graying hair. "Don't you realize I mean the same? I've told you then and I'll tell you now - I'm too old for you, Tonks. No, listen!" he said as she opened her mouth in protest. "I'm too old, too rundown, I'm too dangerous, dammit!" He slammed his fist on the table; he didn't care if anyone upsta
Stalking the PreyGradually I opened my eyes and I immediately knew something was amiss. Using my senses I knew that I was in no immediate danger but something just didn't feel right. Shifting over slightly I managed to move onto all fours and tried to push myself onto my feet when I noticed my predicament, panicking I glancing at my hands threw the dark mist that surrounded me and knew what I was going to see. Paws. Why had this happened? Tonight's not a full moon. Why am I the wolf? Looking around my environment I took in the strong smell of leaves, the rustling of the trees and the bustling of distant centors stamping towards their next hunting ground. Moving my eyes towards the skies I searched for my baggort, finding it in the shape of the moon. A full moon. I don't understand, being who I am I always know the dates of the moons. Maybe its just the wolves bane playing tricks on me, maybe Severus really did overdose me he way he always threatens to do so, I let out a sigh which sounds more like a wh
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