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Harry, Ron, Hermione, Lucius, Narcissa, Voldemort, Neville, Draco, Ginny, OC
Primary Relationship
Secondary Relationship(s)
Harry/Ginny, Ron/OC, Other Pairing
Drama, Humor, Romance
Mild Language, Strong Violence, Scenes of a Mild Sexual Nature, Sensitive Topic/Issue/Theme
Story Reviews
Work In Progress (WIP)
First Published
2007-08-21 7:52am
Last Chapter
2008-12-29 12:31am
Last Updated
2008-12-29 12:31am

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1 Chapter 1: Annabel and the Blonde Boy

She spotted her cousin immediately talking (but in Hermione’s opinion, it was flirting with the way Annabel was battering her eyelashes and tossing her hair) to a tall boy with white blond hair who was dressed in all black.

He looks strangely familiar, Hermione thought, frowning to herself. Where have I seen him before? 

And then it hit her. 

(Edited 2/6/08)

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2 Chapter 2: Gone Forever

“How is she?” Draco asked, trying to peer around the Healer to see into the bedroom. The Healer’s smile faded and turned into a sympathetic expression. Oh Merlin, I don’t think she has good news. What’s happened to Mother? Draco thought, shaking slightly.

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3 Chapter 3: Muggle activities

“Forbidden love, hey?” asked Mrs Granger, removing her arm from Hermione’s shoulder and stirring the sauce into the meat. “Makes the movie interesting, doesn’t it?”

“I suppose, but personally I wouldn’t go mucking around with someone who I wasn’t allowed to be with,” Hermione replied, getting plates out of the cupboard.

“Oh, Hermione, since when is true love forbidden? As long as they were completely and head-over-in-heels in love with one another, it’s not forbidden is it?”

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4 Chapter 4: Birthdays and Parties

“How’s your cousin?” he asked, the sadness gone from his face.

“Oh, she’s doing fine. She’s at some seventeen party today, one of her friends named Henry or something. I can’t remember his name. Anyway I wasn’t invited, but she’s having a early eighteenth party and I’m going to that so –”

She paused, suddenly getting a good idea. “Hey, you could come to her party as my guest! How about it?” She looked at Draco hopefully.

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5 Chapter 5: Truth or Dare…

“Have you ever asked a guy out? And I mean those who go to your school.”

“No,” answered Hermione truthfully.

“Really? Not even Draco Malfoy?”

“Annabel, I’ve already told you and I’ll tell you again, me and Malfoy aren’t friends.”

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6 Chapter Six: The Heads of Hogwarts

It's time for Annabel to return home and for Hermione to go to Hogwarts for her seventh and final year with Harry and Ron...but who are the Head Boy and Girl? (i think it's pretty obivous but can you blame me for building up supsense?)

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7 Chapter 7: The First Day…

First day of classes and many things annoy Draco while Hermione is top of class as usual...and there is some eye gazing moments...

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8 Chapter 8: Suspicions and ideas

Suspicions lead to questions...

Who's sending Ron letters? - Hermione

What's he up to now? - Harry

What am I going to do? - Draco

Questions can lead to ideas...

"I've got it."

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9 Chapter 9: Bad Hair Day

What's Draco going to do to Hermione?

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10 Chapter 10: Hermione’s revenge

What is Hermione going to do to Draco? You'll never guess!

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11 Chapter 11: I Can’t Get Her Out Of My Head…

 Will Draco admit he's sorry? And who's thinking of who? (if that makes any sense?) 

Quidditch action in this chapter!

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12 Chapter 12: Too Close For Comfort

What do you get when Draco and Hermione are alone in a corridor and three Slytherins come their way?

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13 Chapter 13 (a): Here to Lend a Helping Hand (In Annabel Hermione Trusts)

When Hermione doesn't know what to do who will she turn to for advice? 

(Please read the author's note first, it'll explain why this is called "Chapter 13 (a))

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14 Chapter 13 (b): Here to Lend a Helping Hand (When He Needs Her Most)

Who will Draco ask to the ball?

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15 Chapter 14 (a): The Day Approaches… (A Trip To Hogsmeade)

The girls take a trip to Hogsmeade and who will Hermione take to the ball?

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16 Chapter 14 (b): The Day Approaches...(Preparing for the Ball)

It's the day of the ball! What will the girls look like?

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17 Chapter 15: May I Have This Dance?

It's time to take to the dance floor where hearts will be made, hearts will be broken and jealousy feelings will take place. Where can you get this much excitement? Only at the most anticapated event of the story...THE WINTER BALL!!!

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18 Chapter 16: The One Who Makes Me Feel This Way

The aftermath of the ball and the kiss...will Hermione finally come to terms with how she feels about Draco? And Draco has fun trying to work a payphone...

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19 Chapter 17: The Best Christmas Present

Christmas Day! Draco and Hermione have a little chat about their feelings while Harry recieves an important present from Felicity. And Draco recieves a present from his late mother...

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20 Chapter 18: A New Beginning...

It's New Year's Eve which means new beginnings...but some beginnings are not good at all...

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21 Chapter 19: The Happiest Days of Our Lives

Draco and Hermione spend some quality time together while their friends and other students get suspicious of their behaviour.

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22 Chapter 20: Discoveries

Draco finds out about his mother's past while Harry has more than a headache...

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23 Chapter 21: Draco's Plan

She sat alone on a bench, playing some sort of instrument, singing softly to herself. Her hair flowed graciously round her shoulders and seemed to glow in the sun a bit, the colours in her hair lighting up. Her fingers moved in a fast motion up and down the instrument, but she seemed to not notice where they were going as she had her eyes closed.

How does she do that? Draco wondered as he cautiously approached her, knowing that if he sprung up on her suddenly, she wouldn’t be too happy about it and probably wouldn’t help him.

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24 Chapter 22: Valentine's Day

He turned round to check she was still following him. “Come on.”

“We’re going up there?” she asked, wondering if she had the energy to walk up.

“Well if you want to see my wonderful surprise, yes. If you don’t come, you’ll miss out on something special,” he responded, a small smirk creeping onto his features.

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25 Chapter 23: She's the One

He sighed, wishing she would actually look at him while he was talking to her. He had to get her attention.

“Hermione, what’s going on between you and Malfoy?” he asked, his tone deadly serious.

Hermione swung round, very surprised he had asked that question. She hadn’t expected that. What did he know?

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26 Chapter 24: Caught in the Act (Part One)

She buried her head in her hands as tears starting falling from her eyes and cried softly. It was all too much to handle without letting it out.

Draco had sensed she wouldn’t take this well. He sat up properly on the couch and lifted Hermione up, holding her against his chest as she cried softly. “Shh, don’t cry, Hermione. It’ll be alright,” he cooed softly, rocking her back and forth slowly.

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27 Chapter 25: Caught in the Act (Part Two)

“Why did you have to wear that?” he asked, pointing at the Invisibility Cloak Harry was holding up. “It’s so weird talking to someone you can’t see.”

“Because I’m not supposed to be out of bed at this hour,” said Harry, rolling his eyes. “You as Head Boy would know that and you’re supposed to be punishing me for being out of my dormitory.”

“Hey, you have a good reason to be out of bed,” Draco said, pointing his wand at Harry. “You’re helping me protect Hermione.”

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28 Chapter 26: Caught in the Act (Part Three)

She walked straight to Ron’s vacant seat and slumped down, looking at Harry straight in the eye. “Will someone please tell me what’s going on around here?” she hissed, her tone desperate. “Hermione’s nowhere to be seen, Ron’s being more of an arse than he usually is, you’re obviously annoyed, and Ginny’s not saying anything. What the hell happened this morning?”

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