This is a One-Shot of Harry showing the world who he really is. I am willing to turn it into a story if the response is good.


Harry waited in the side room off the Great Hall for his turn. When the Headmaster announced a talent show, he didn't know what to think. The more he thought about it, the more he liked the idea. It gave him a chance to show everyone what he was really about. To show who he really was. Everyone thought they knew him. They all had this idea of a perfect Gryffindor Golden Boy. If they only knew. Now they would.

He heard his name being called. He opened the door and walked out onto the stage. He glanced into the audience to see the stunned faces. He smirked. He knew what they were seeing. It was nothing like they expected. He was wearing black dragon hide pants, a black muggle muscle shirt, and a black dragon hide cloak. He had his hair spiked, and had a cobra earring. This is who he really was. It was who he had always been, but only started to act and dress the part during his summer months at his relatives house. He usually snuck out during the night and partied with his friends. It had been going on since before third year. Now that he was in his sixth year he was over the age of concent and Dumbledore couldn't do anything about it.

He walked up to the micraphone and noticed that a lot of parents were in the audience. He noticed a couple faces in the back almost hidden in the shadows. There was one in perticular that he knew was under a glamor. There was no way he would show his face in public with out mass public panic. He winked out him and the people next to him. He waved for the other ones to come up on the stage and the audience turned to watch five people climb up on the stage and take position at the drums, keyboard , guatar, and two back up singers.

"I'm going to be singing a very special song for someone very special. They'll know who they are."

Numb by Linkin Park

Tired of being what you want me to be
Feeling so faithless, lost under the surface
Don't know what you're expecting of me
Put under the pressure, of walking in your shoes

I've become so tight, so much more aware
I'm becoming this, all I want to do
Is be more like me and be less like you

(Caught in the undertow, just caught in the undertow)
Every step that I take is another mistake to you
(Caught in the undertow, just caught in the undertow)

(Chorus)
I've become so numb, I can't feel you there

Can't you see that you're smothering me
Holding to tightly, afraid to lose control
Cause everything that you thought I would be
Is falling apart, right in front of you

I smirked as Dumbledore lost his damn twinkle. He now knew it was him. I was no longer in his control. I had broken away and he had no idea how or when.

(Caught in the undertow, just caught in the undertow)
Every step that I take is another mistake to you
(Caught in the undertow, just caught in the undertow)
And every second I waste, is more than I can take

(Chorus)

And I know, I may end up failing too
But I know, you were just like me,
with someone dissapointed in you

(Chorus)

I've become so numb
(Tired of being what you want me to be)
I've become so numb
(Tired of being what you want me to be)

Half the audience went wild. Mostly the Slytherians and everyone else on that side. The Gryffindors all had scowls on their faces. I just smirked. Oh this year was going to be so much fun.