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.

98 words.

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Dobby felt that there was a certain bond between himself and Kreacher. As much as Kreacher seemed to deny it, they were both House-elves who had belonged to very rich families, had been at least a bit miserable with their work, and answered now to Harry Potter.

Despite these obvious points of common ground, Kreacher would not so much as acknowledge Dobby's existence, seeming to think him some sort of anomaly amongst elves. But Dobby did not particularly mind – he was quite used to being thought of this way – and he was content to observe Kreacher from afar.

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