"Don't ever...EVER! Betray me again, do you hear me?"
"Ye...Yes Lucius." The fourteen year old Narcissa sputtered.
"Don't sniffle in my presence, girl!" She did not look up, and so he brought his hand against her. And then he was gone, but her cheek still stung.
Andromeda crept from the shadows of their shared bedroom. "Cissa? Oh Cissa..." She said as she walked over and embraced her sister. "We shouldn't have invited him to stay with us this summer."
Narcissa looked towards her older sister. "No, it is good that he is here. I love him, you know."
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