Author's Notes: Written for Forum Birthday Challenge #2 on xoxLewrahxox's Bellatrix Lestrange: The Dark Lord's Most Faithful forum.

Write a drabble featuring Molly Weasley in her kitchen.

101 words.


When things went wrong, Molly cooked.

Some people told her that this was unhealthy, that it was a form of escapism and that she ought to be doing something about whatever went wrong instead of just hiding in her kitchen and ignoring it.

When people told her that, Molly cooked.

In the days after George's accident, when she didn't want to have to think about it or look at the place where his ear had been, she hid behind mountains of cookbooks, insisting that she was just preparing for Bill and Fleur's wedding.

The war raged around her, and Molly cooked.