Hear the Quiet Mouse

A HariPo freeverse piece

by mew-tsubaki

Note: The Harry Potter characters belong to J.K. Rowling, not me. This pairing was discovered by me, so please gimme a little mention if you write them! Thanks! It is one of many of Mew and Mor's Weird Pairings, most of which you may find in my forum topic in the HPFC, found here (Just take out the spaces!): http : / forum. fanfiction. net/ topic /44309 /25299326 /1/ Read, review, and enjoy! And check out and join the forum challenge! Yet another FV for Morghen. (Haha, you lucky fangirl, you!)


He only ever humored her

It was the right, the

k i n d

thing to do

Chitchat didn't seem so wasteful

with him


Forget things, just a little


Not in a "going-out-of-my-mind" way


1) She can only trust books, not people

2) After books, she will only care for herself

3) Those who don't follow the rules must be punished

4) Count on everyone to lie

5) The brain offers the best & surest magic possible


Oh, they'll come undone

They always do

It starts with no.1—why not trust him a little?

He's surely proven himself, docking points for damaged books

He's…not so bad, after all

No.2's quite a throw-away

She doesn't know how that happened, but it


She learns to care about his studies, his marks, whether he sleeps enough

As for no.3, she doesn't mind bending the rules a bit for him

He needs the extra, restful time

She'll…conjure a blanket & remove the nearby tomes so he

can refresh his flourishing mind

Yes, all for his

m i n d


No.4 makes her waver

It's not like she didn't know about the pretty Ravenclaw

It's not like anything was defined either way

Either way…

It hurts

She'd finally trusted after all these years…


Books don't have all the


She can't know everything

…He seems to, though

& he smiles sadly, knowing he's

h u m o r e d her

& the witch finds that her heart

knows magic her head does

n o t


Ooh, another fun one… Makes you reconsider Pince/Filch, huh? XDDD I have more ideas for them… Oh, if only my schedule wasn't going to become a looot busier… Hmm…

But please review! I appreciate it!

-mew-tsubaki :3

Pince doesn't get enough fics… Thanks for betaing, Mor!