|Celandine's Chronicle (celandineb) wrote in cels_fic_haven,|
@ 2012-01-30 09:44:00
|Entry tags:||hp drabbles harry/neville, hp quill-it 100.3|
HP drabble: (Almost)-Birthday [Harry/Neville, general]
Length: 200 words (double drabble)
Summary: Neville and Harry celebrate their birthdays together.
Note: For quill_it, 100.3, prompt 59, "birthday". For coffee_n_cocoa who requested this pairing.
The weather was fine; they would eat in the garden tonight. Enough sunlight remained into late evening that they would need neither candles nor any magical means of illumination. The air was still warm and smelled of the flowers Neville had planted.
He had also grown most of the produce that Harry had used to prepare the meal: ratatouille, fresh-baked bread, and a green salad, to be followed by sliced fruit and cheese. A bottle of good red wine waited on the table.
"Happy birthday, Neville." Harry hooked an arm around Neville's waist.
Neville turned his head and gave Harry a swift kiss. "Happy almost-birthday, Harry. Is everything ready?"
As they sat down, Harry remarked, "There was a time when I didn't think I would live to be thirty. I didn't think I would even reach eighteen... and now I'm older than my parents ever were."
"It's strange, isn't it?" Neville agreed. He reached across the table to take Harry's hand. "I felt the same, back then, but I'm glad we both survived."
"Me, too. I couldn't imagine life without you now... and I hope we'll still be celebrating like this in fifty years," said Harry.
Neville nodded. "And more."