Rating: R for non-explicit sex between consenting adults
Word Count: 744
Genre: Drama, Romance
Characters: Ron, Hermione, Bellatrix, Greyback, Bill, Fleur
Pairing(s): Ron/Hermione, implied Bill/Fleur
Synopsis: Ron and Hermione seek comfort in one another following their ordeal. Deathly Hallows SPOILERS. This story takes place concurrent with the end of Ch 23 and beginning of Ch 24, and is canon compliant.
Timeline: Spring 1998
Disclaimer: I am not J. K. Rowling. I own nothing. Please don't sue me.
Author's Note: My first Deathly Hallows fic! Ooh! This plot bunny would not leave me alone last night when I re-read Ch 23 with my heart aching for these two, nor all day today. This is also the first time I have written a completely different take on a scenario I had written before (in this case, Ron and Hermione's first time).
"Hermione," he murmured, voice rough with a despair that wrenched at her heart.
She tried to say his name, but her throat was torn and swollen from screaming. Muscles trembling with effort, she she squeezed his fingers in response.
(Primal) Again, DH SPOILERS!