Allies by Luvscharlie
"Really, Severus," chided the portrait on the wall. "I find the child refreshingly delightful. Give her a chance."
Snape splayed his hands wide at the image of Dumbledore inside the gilded frame. "The absurd girl has vegetables dangling from her ears. You cannot seriously expect me to look past that."
"Luna might well be able to provide you with information you can't get elsewhere without being noticed."
"The Carrows are watching her too."
"If you do not take her seriously, Severus, what makes you think they do?"
Snape did not reply.
"Take your allies as you find them, my friend."
A/N: Originally Written for the HP Alphabet Het Challenge R is for Radishes. All drabbles for the Alphabet Challenge must be exactly 100 words.