|pinkelephant42 (pinkelephant42) wrote in adventdrabbles,|
@ 2007-12-05 14:45:00
|Entry tags:||contributor: pinkelephant42, dec05, fandom: harry potter, year: 2007|
Dec05, Harry Potter, young Luna and her parents, Is Santa Magic?
Title: Is Santa Magic?
Fandom: Harry Potter
Characters: the Lovegoods
Luna climbs into her mother's lap and pulls the book from her hands. It's got a picture of a large man in a red suit, and the little girl has a lot of questions.
"Mummy, is that Santa Clause?" she asks, eyes wide.
"Yes, sweetheart," her mother replies. She shifts her attention to her husband. "Xeno, are you going to join us?"
"In a moment, love, there are great things to be discovered!" Luna's father replies with an excited glint in his eye.
He's been examining a curled horn all day, pouring through reference books, and Luna thinks it looks boring. She's got more important matters with this Santa man.
"What is he doing?" Luna asks, pointing to the picture.
"He's filling the stockings with gifts," she replies distractedly. "Xeno! Luna only gets one Christmas every year! Aren't you going to spend time with her? With us?"
Luna watches her father carefully. He looks at her, then longingly toward his latest project.
"Yes, yes, I'm coming," he says finally.
"Is Santa magic like us?" Luna asks.
"Well, he's not a Wizard," her mother tries to explain. "But he certainly is magic."
Luna's father sits on the couch beside his two girls, and looks over the book. "Oh, this was my favorite when I was your age!" he says to Luna.
"Really?" Luna replies excitedly.
"Yes." Then he begins to read. "'Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the house not a creature was stirring; not even a mouse...."