Author's Notes: Written for Forum Birthday Challenge #10 on xoxLewrahxox's Bellatrix Lestrange: The Dark Lord's Most Faithful forum.

Write a drabble featuring Fudge and Umbridge.

100 words.


Dolores sat in her office, the kittens that danced around her walls meant to create some sort of cheerful atmosphere, but in truth only making her more miserable. When she had first decorated the place, she had thought that seeing the cats would cheer her up when she got into these states.

It didn't.

She sat at her desk, staring at the newspaper in front of her, the article that announced the sacking of her beloved Minister.

Oh, what she wouldn't have given to turn back time. She would have willingly erased the last year if it meant saving Cornelius.