Note- 103 words for this. I thought I would never do a Lilly/Severus fanfic but here it was! For the emotion challenge on the dark Lord most faithful.

"Mudblood," He felt the words left his lips automatically and he immediately regretted it and looked down in shame.

He wished he never became enraged. He wished James never kept on taunting him and made him lose his temper.

She was his only friend and now he lost her.

His world wasn't perfect. His world was lonely and secure, yet he would always love her.

Love.

It sounded bitter.

Love hurts.

But yet, he knew he would never give up on her, even if she gave up on him.

Couldn't he at least have another chance with her?

His lips felt cold.

No.