Snupin LDWS Week 3 Title: Rinse, Lather, Repeat... Summary: The universe never seems to cut them a break and Severus isn't the forgiving type. Warnings: none Word count: 200 exactly Prompt: Missed Opportunities / first
September 1st, First Year
"Oh no," the older girl had said, grimacing. "Slytherin is nothing but dark creatures and criminals!" Which was why Remus had felt confident in assuring his new friend that he'd be in Slytherin. As the hat shouted "Gryffindor!" the boy's look of betrayal scorched him where he stood.
Valentine's Day, Fourth Year
"Lupin," Snape sneered in passing. Remus' stomach coiled at the sound of his name drawled in Snape's newly deepened whisky-tinged tones.
"Snape," he muttered. Snape paused, dark eyes flicking back momentarily to take in Remus' parted lips and lanky body. For an instant Remus thought... but then Snape swirled around the corner and was gone.
Seventh Year sometime
"You know I didn't know what he was planning!" Remus blurted before Severus could disappear again.
"I do not," Severus replied. "Nor do I care. Stay away from me, animal!" Pointedly, he drew his robe away from any contamination. Remus flinched as Severus turned eyes of seared charcoal on him. "You owe me that much for the lies," Snape said.
Voldemort's Fall, dusk
Remus waited by Dumbledore's tomb. Either Snape would come or he wouldn't. Remus didn't actually fancy his chances much, but ... he waited.