Author's Notes: Written for Forum Birthday Challenge #7 on xoxLewrahxox's Bellatrix Lestrange: The Dark Lord's Most Faithful forum.

Write a drabble featuring Dobby and Kreacher.

100 words


"Dobby does not think Master Potter should have chosen Kreacher to tail Mister Malfoy if Kreacher does not want to," Dobby told the older elf when they returned to the kitchen from the hospital wing.

"Kreacher agrees," Kreacher muttered. "But Master Black left Kreacher to Master Potter, and now Kreacher must follow the half-blood's orders… against a Malfoy, no less…"

"Master Potter is far better than any Malfoy could ever be!" Dobby said loudly. "And Kreacher should know that as well as Dobby does!"

"Kreacher knows his place better than Dobby does," Kreacher sneered, then turned away and continued muttering.