Author's Notes: Written for Forum Birthday Challenge #4 on xoxLewrahxox's Bellatrix Lestrange: The Dark Lord's Most Faithful forum.

Write a drabble featuring Bellatrix and Wormtail together on a mission.

104 words.

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Bellatrix glanced around warily, clutching her wand. The streets were close to silent, but she thought, in the distance, she could hear someone walking.

"Wormtail," she hissed, turning, freezing when the man was nowhere to be seen.

Oh, no, there he was, at the end of the street, running to catch up with her.

"Yes?" he panted.

Bellatrix shot him a nasty glare. "Stay here. I'll kill the Mudblood, and if you see anyone coming… distract them."

"How?"

"By throwing yourself in front of them and proclaiming you're a Death Eater," she snapped, then turned and disappeared down a side street, leaving Wormtail alone.

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Fin