Author's Notes: Written for Forum Birthday Challenge #9 on xoxLewrahxox's Bellatrix Lestrange: The Dark Lord's Most Faithful forum.

Write a drabble featuring Crabbe and Goyle before exams.

101 words.


Millicent Bulstrode and Daphne Greengrass sat together, sneering around at the other Slytherins and gossiping to work out nerves over their impending exams.

"Look at those two," Daphne whispered scornfully to Millicent, casting a disparaging glance at Crabbe and Goyle, who were still staring at their notes despite having only moments before being called into the exams. "Do they think they're going to learn anything in the next three minutes? Those two must have boiled eggs for brains."

Millicent nodded darkly. "And you know what the worst part is?"


"That we're probably going to end up having to marry them."