Title: The Silence of Silence

Author: Lady B

Genre: Romance, Hurt/Comfort, AU, Tragedy

Pairing: DM/HP, SS?

Rating: R/NC17

Warnings: implied abuse, m/m sexual encounters, language, OOC

Summary: As the end of 6th year wound down, it saw the swift and final end of Voldemort. But because of stray Death Eaters, Harry is sent back to his mother's sister for the summer. He's not seen...ever...until an urgent message falls into the hands of a certain Potions Master.

Author Note: This story completely ignores canon to a major degree, not to mention HBP although there may be spoilers for all the books from time to time. Also, this is not a story about how Harry learns to communicate and do spells. It's about finding out who his true friends are.

Disclaimer: This story is based on characters and situations created and owned by JK Rowling, various publishers including but not limited to Bloomsbury Books, Scholastic Books and Raincoast Books, and Warner Bros., Inc.. No money is being made and no copyright or trademark infringement is intended.

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The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn't being said.