Give, No Take

A HariPo freeverse piece

by mew-tsubaki

Note: The Harry Potter characters belong to J.K. Rowling, not to me. My first Bellamort… O.o Read, review, and enjoy!


"So make up your mind for me

Walk the line for me

If you want my love

If you want my love"

Depeche Mode, "Judas"


My most



She always assured that

she would do anything she could

for m e

(and Bellatrix doesn't disappoint)

She s a y s

that she'll…

Curse for me

hunt for me

t.o.r.t.u.r.e for me

murder for me

&& it'll all be

in my name

What more could a

Dark Lord

ask for?


She was young

very young, in the beginning

But she was the kind of deranged I


All the others couldn't compare

Don't even ask about




(certainly not Pettigrew)

Rabastan was a mindless follower of his brother's

Rodolphus thought himself my right-hand man…

…when that's actually Lucius, and even


can't possibly compare to Bellatrix

No, a fresh, new, young mind

will do the

m o s t



She had no problem with the other tasks

but even Bella

had a hard time with my


So when she finally killed,

I knew it was time

I would truly take her under my wing

&& keep her by my side

because she was the only one

with the gall

to mindlessly



of those who oppose me

(and it's not as though I could take the chance she might turn)


She knew all the time

What she was doing

Which makes it all the


So I know I'll never be alone

(though I don't really give a damn)

And I know that my reign will have


its mark

because they won't forget me

&& she won't be forgotten either

(and why should I have to repay that?)


Whoa… Eerie… O.o… But veeery Voldy, I think. This is really only kind of romance, though…as he's rather incapable of loving. But not too bad here, I think.

Thanks for reading, and please review!

-mew-tsubaki ;)

Thanks to Morghen for beta'ing!

2016 note: In the 6 yrs since this little FV, honestly I realize writing Voldy or Bella isn't my fav thing to do, though I do like writing Dark charries… But, if I had to choose, I'd write Voldy over Bella. Something never really clicked for me about Bella. I wonder why. :O