50-word Harry Potter / Babylon 5 half-drabble. All characters belong to their respective creators, this story may not be published on a profit-making basis.

Shadows Rising

by Marcus L. Rowland

"Tom," said the compelling voice, "I believe that you have great potential. I wish to help you."

Tom Riddle stared at the stranger. "What are you here for? Did she get you in to have a look at me?"

"No," said Morden, smiling. "just tell me... what do you want?"