Author's Notes: Written for Forum Birthday Challenge #1 on xoxLewrahxox's Bellatrix Lestrange: The Dark Lord's Most Faithful forum.

Write a drabble featuring Lucius Malfoy and a peacock.

Oh, come on, like you don't think of Katy Perry every time you hear the word "peacock".

104 words.


"Well, this is a lovely manor," Bellatrix said sarcastically, the first time she was invited to dinner at Malfoy Manor. "I particularly loved those pillars in the foyer, the ones by the door… though, if I didn't know better, I might say you were… compensating."

Lucius flushed slightly and glared at his sister-in-law while Narcissa tittered.

"And the peacock I saw in the garden, so lovely…" she continued, smirking. "I wouldn't mind getting a closer look at your pea… cock," Bellatrix added, much to Narcissa's unwarranted amusement.

"Charming as always, Bellatrix," Lucius snapped, turning away and leaving his wife and Bellatrix to their giggling.