Harry Potter and the AE
Voldemort had raised his wand. His head was still tilted to one side, like a curious child, wondering what would happen if he proceeded. Harry looked back into the red eyes, and wanted it to happen now, quickly, while he could still stand, before he lost control, before he betrayed fear...
He saw the mouth move...
And nothing happened.
Suddenly, pale lips froze mid-word, red eyes narrowing. For a moment Harry thought that Voldemort wanted to play with his pain before casting the final curse, but instead he once again heard the cold clear voice.
"No tricks Harry? No fighting to the bitter end? I must say I'm disappointed