-+-  Gone  -+-

It was over. There was no need for either of them to say anything, not anymore.

Snape was staring at his neatly folded hands, not daring to look at Hermione sitting opposite him. She, too, kept her eyes lowered.

Too late. They could both feel it in the air: a love, long lost. Finally, she slowly stood up, opened the door and left, not looking back.

He watched her leave, and as soon as he was sure she was gone, he buried his head in his hands, his body trembling.

He never saw her tears – and she never saw his.


a late response to the WIKTT-Breakup-Drabble-Challenge… Hope you liked it…