The Reason

Why is he being so nice ot me? thought Hermione Granger. She tried to smile when Harry sat down beside her. 'This isn't like him at all' she thought. 'Godamn she's grown into a beautiful woman' thought Harry. Over the past few years Harry Potter and Hermione Granger had become very distant owing to a huge fight they had in the sixth year. She hadn't seen much of Ron either. "Look Hermione I just wanted to try and maybe start over after fight." he stuttered. "Harry its been so long I don't even remember what it was about..."


"Harry is something wrong?" asked Hermione ten years earlier.

"No." said Harry.

"Harry you know you can tell me anything." she pleaded.

"I can't tell you this" he protested.

Hermione was taken back by her friend's secretivity, but ignored it anyway.

"Was it Cho?"


"Alright, was it-"

"Hermione! I told you I don't want to talk about it!"

"Alright I was just trying to help.." she said quietly.

"Well stop trying to help! I'm so sick of people always pittying me! Including my friends!"


Their friendship ending later when Ron of cousre sided with Harry. After graduation Hermione moved to America and tried to settle down. She had many boyfriends and became engaged at one point, but the wedding was called off when Hermione found her fiance cheating on her. She didn't write to Harry or Ron at all and they mimicked her and did the same. She still had contact with Ginny and was the maid of honnor at her's and Dean's wedding. She saw Harry and Ron there but as predicted they completely ignored eachother. Then all of a sudden out of nowhere Harry called her up and asked her to visit him for the summer. Hermione was inclined to turn him down but decied to maybe catch up with Ginny if things got out of hand. So here she is, sitting in Harry Potter's living room trying to remeber why they stopped speaking to each other.


"Oh now I remember." she said, "Harry you changed"

I found a reason for me,

To change who I used to be.

A reason to start over new.

And the reason is you.

"What do you mean I changed?"

"Well all of a sudden you call me up and want to have me stay with you for a summer, and I mean, that was sort of different from how you've been acting toward me for the past few years."she said.

"Well that night something happened that I didn't plan on and I couldn't control it" he said.

"Look I understand if you don't want to but would you like to tell me about it?"

"'m sorry I just don't think I'm ready to tell you quite yet" he stammered.

"Alright I just don't want you to have another outburst" she said while standing up.

"I'm going to go unpack" she said.

Harry was left alone to think. 'Should I tell her?' he asked himself. 'No she's not ready and what if she doesn't like it?' said another voice in the back of his mind. His thoughts trailed off as he stood to make dinner.

In Hermione's room

She began unpacking as she heard Harry get up. She sighed. 'Why why WHY??' she kept asking herself. 'Why do I have to feel this way?' Twenty minutes later Hermione went into the kitchen to get some water when she saw Harry.

"Harry?!" she jumped.

"What never seen a man cook?" he said with a grin.

"Since when do you cook?"

"Since I can't have a girlfriend long enough to get engaged and have her cook for me." he said sarchasticly.

Hermione gave him a look that said don't joke about things like that.

"Hermione I'm kidding it just comes in useful whenI don't feel like eating out."

"Well I'm impressed" she said "Hmmmm what are you making it smells delicious"

"Just some chicken" he said "Would you like some or should I just make enough for me?"

Hermione punched him lightly in the arm. "Yes I would Monsieur Chef" she said.

I'm sorry that I hurt you

It's something I must live with everyday.

And all the pain I put you through,

I wish that I could take it all away

And be the one who catches all your tears,

That's why I need you to hear....

After dinner Harry pruposed they watch a movie. They popped in one of Harry's favourites. It was a horror movie and when the scary parts came Hermione cuddled close to him and he just held onto her. 'Hmmm I love feeling him so close to me' she thought.