Guilt Shall Have a Chance to Melt

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 Mor's and my forum, "Mew and Mor's Weird Pairings Fan Stories," found here (Just take out the spaces!): http : / forum. fanfiction. net/ forum /Mew_and_Mors_Weird_Pairings_Fan_Stories /76194 / Read, review, and enjoy! And check out and join the forum FUN!


He'd liked what he'd

been in school

[a ~tough~ one]

[top dog]

[Quidditch pitch bEaSt]

[b a d. a s s.]

So why didn't he feel like

the other


as the Prophet's


took over more'nmore

of the paper?


He was in Diagon Alley

—a floater—

there was no true place for


so he would stand&&wait&&watch

for what he knew he'd (withoutadoubt) hear:







It was the only thing that

Va n c h o r e dV

him in


he didn't even have to

) open (

his eyes…

but when he did& saw a familiar face

[without a name],

Marcus unwillingly acted like

f – l – i – n – t

to her

t – i – n – d – e – r


A /dawn\ of recognition

& a Huff has the temper of a Gryff

&& a Slyth has the seriousness of a Rave

He didn't do it


He didn't cause it


H e didn't leave her the ·h e i r·

(the last of the


So why did it feel right to let her

smack hurt b l a m e

him for all that'd gone wrong?


It didn't take


many conversations

for him to know—

He made a g·o·o·d snake

but he wasn't cut out to be a


No pureblood would

-sit here&&let Sue Bones lament to her heart's content

No pureblood would

-hold Sue Bones when she broke down for the 3rd time that day

No pureblood would

-dare to empathize&&feel Sue's ·p a i n·

But Susan needed a


on which she could

l e a n

As it happened,

Marc's was a

perfect · fit

for her

…now that she'd all but


her grief,

maybe he could help foster some positive emotions in her



:3 Story-wise, this is one of my favs. Painting Marcus as the unwilling Slytherin is an interesting slant on him, and I like seeing an angry Sue. They…They kinda brought out more emotions in each other, which is always good for the basis of a relationship… ;) I will definitely write more for them in the future! :D

Thanks for reading and please review!

-mew-tsubaki :)