LbN: Third place! I really could've just put all of these in one story, but oh well. This makes my profile look bigger :D...


Ginny hated shopping. Hermione never let her get what she wanted.

"Please!" she threw in puppy dog eyes for affect.

"No, that won't work," Hermione smiled.

Ginny walked through the door to their flat and stopped. There was a box on the table, with a card on top. Opening the card, she read:

You know better than to ask for things so close to your birthday.

Love, Hermione

Ginny ripped the paper open and shrieked. The bound collection of the Envious Enchanter, Ginny's favorite comic, lay in front of her. From the doorway, Hermione chuckled and said, "Happy birthday, babe."