-1Harry's Story: The Stars

No one was there to ask Harry the question, so he asked it of the stars.

They were silent, but he was glad. He'd had so little silence in his short life. If it was not the Dursleys' shouting, it was his friends' laughter, or the clicking of Daily Prophet cameras, or the accusatory murmurs of his mercurial schoolmates, or the whispered words of powerful men.

In the last hours of the world, Harry soaked up enough silence for a lifetime.

As dawn broke, he answered his own question.

"Yes," he said quietly but firmly. "Yes, it was worth it."

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A/N: Ok kids, that's it! PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE review! I live on them, and I really want to know what you think about my drabble-writing capabilities!