I've had a successful weekend: 27 papers graded and 1200 snapelyholidays
words written. Yes, I should have written more. But I didn't.
It's still Halloween for another 30 minutes (at least in my part of the world), so I thought I'd treat you to a couple of drabbles in honor of the day. (Or maybe it's actually a trick; you never know.)
I actually wrote them both for the one-day hp_halloween
drabble fest; I thought a silly one and a serious one would make a be nice set of bookends.
But the trick was on me, because it turns out that we were allowed to submit only one drabble per person. So I submittted the serious one, and I was going to save the silly one until next year, when I remembered that last week's challenge for the snape100
drabble fest just happened to be. . . "Snape and Halloween."
What a treat! Now I could post both drabbles in different communities. So I did.
If you haven't had a chance to read any of the hp_halloween
entries, nip on over there and enjoy yourself. They're all fun, but here are some of my favorites:
(Severus/Percy) by starstruck1986
--Darkness Chasing Darkness
(Severus/Lucius) by snapelike
--and my own excellent gift, Don't Look Back
(Minerva/Severus) by scribbulus_ink
. (It's really interesting to see the similarities between the gift I wrote and the gift I received.)
And now that the HP Halloween fest is over, I can post both my drabbles here for you:
This one was written for nimrod_9
With You AlwaysAuthor: kellychamblissCharacters:
Minerva attends a Halloween Feast.Notes:
Nimrod_9 wanted Halloween traditions, pumpkins, graveyards, loneliness. Many thanks to my excellent beta, tetleythesecond
. Oidhche Shamhna
= Scottish Gaelic for the Celtic Samhain/New Year's festival.
~*~*~*~( With You Always )
And this one was posted at snape100Title:
#357 -- Snape's HalloweenPairing:
100 x 2Rating:
Ever wonder what the teachers did to celebrate Halloween after they settled the business of the troll in the dungeon?Notes:
Written with much authorial snickering, lots of porn clichés, and no excuse. Many thanks to my excellent beta-reader tetleythesecond
~*~*~*~( Aaaaahhhhh )