Hermione was the closest thing he had to a sister. She'd vowed to give him what he needed from her, whatever the cost to her personally. She couldn't help wondering if there could be a chance for more. For the (ff.net) Hogwarts Online "The Beginning of Love" Challenge.
Situations with Hermione Granger were never as simple as they should be. After accepting her invitation to Slughorn's Christmas party, Ron was quickly learning that "simple" was the last word which would ever describe their friendship.
Our lives are not our own. Fate is set, choice is meaningless and the mark of the chosen never truly fades. When Harry finds a way to change his destiny, will the result be better than the path already chosen for him?