Author: Gamma Orionis PM
Ron gives Luna Lovegood a little help with spell casting. Written for Asking Me Where My Love Grows' First Kiss Challenge on the HPFC forum.Rated: Fiction K - English - Friendship - Ron W. & Luna L. - Words: 529 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 9 - Published: 10-02-11 - Status: Complete - id: 7431240
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Author's Notes: Another entry for Asking Me Where My Love Grows' First Kiss Challenge on the HPFC forum. This one is for Ron/Luna (again, I say, don't worry, I still ship Druna and only Druna).
Ron glanced up from his breakfast, and noticed that Ginny was not at the Gryffindor table.
This immediately made him nervous. If Ginny went missing, you could bet it would be on his head, no matter how little sense that made. He scanned up and down the table, then craned his neck to see if she was at one of the other tables.
Thank god, Ron noticed her at the Ravenclaw table, sitting next to a dreamy looking blonde girl. He stood up and went straight over to her.
Ginny glanced up, a little nervously. "I was… I was just helping Luna Lovegood with levitation," she said guiltily, as though afraid she was going to get in trouble for that. "You know… Luna Lovegood… she lives near us…"
"I know." Ron knew Luna in a vague sort of way. "Looney" Lovegood, she was usually called, and people talked about her and her crazy father with a sort of condescending amusement.
"Hello," said the blonde girl, who was looking intently at the feather on her desk. "You must be Ronald Weasley. Ginny was just helping me. I can't seem to get the hang of it…" She pointed her wand at the feather. "Wingardium Leviosa."
It twitched feebly, but nothing more.
Ron saw an opportunity to show off. It was a rare thing for him to be able to do, but levitation was one thing he was quite sure he'd mastered.
"Here," Ron said, taking Luna's hand and moving it gently through the swish-and-flick motions of the spell. "You're saying it wrong. It's 'LeviOsa'. Let me show you." He took her wand gently away from her, and pointed it at the feather. Swish and flick. And with the emphasis on the "O", just like Hermione had taught him, "Wingardium Leviosa."
The feather lifted into the air, to Ron's great surprise. He had been quite frankly expecting it not to work.
Luna stared, then turned to him. "Let me try." She took her wand, and aimed it at the feather, eyebrows drawing together. "Wingardium Leviosa."
It trembled on the table for a minute, then slowly lifted into the air.
She stared for a second, then a positively beatific smile broke across her face. "I did it! I've never levitated anything before! Thank you so much, Ronald Weasley!" She stood on tiptoe, and kissed him lightly on the tip of his nose before skipping out.
Ron stood, utterly confused, by the table. What had just happened? Had he really just successfully levitated something? Had a girl really just kissed him?
For a long time, he stood still while his brain tried to process the matter. Then he shrugged. It was just Looney Lovegood. A kiss from her was probably like a smile or nod from a normal person.
Nevertheless, Ron was in an inexplicably good mood for the rest of the day.