Love Thy NeighborAuthor:
Draco/OFC, Harry/Draco, Ginny/OMC, Bill/Fleur, Ron/Hermione, James/LilyGenre:
Non-Magic AUChallenge: 50harlequins
IJ community table; prompt #17: teacher and single parent
Draco Malfoy spent the first twenty-odd years of his life denying his sexuality and trying to please his parents. All he got out of the deal was a bitter ex-wife and a wonderful son. After moving away from California to New York, he has two goals in mind – the raising of his son, and living his life in perfect solitude. The only complication to his plan? His new next-door neighbor and the man's entire family.Disclaimer:
This story is based on characters and situations created and owned by JK Rowling, various publishers including but not limited to Bloomsbury Books, Scholastic Books and Raincoast Books, and Warner Bros., Inc. No money is being made and no copyright or trademark infringement is intended.Author's Note:
I never planned on writing a story loosely based on the Epilogue of Deathly Hallows. But the minute I saw that prompt, the muses struck me hard.
- - -“Love thy neighbor--and if he happens to be tall, debonair and devastating, it will be that much easier.”
- - -2.
The following morning, Draco was up early, making breakfast when someone knocked on his back door. He wiped off his hands and turned down the heat under the eggs before answering. The moisture dried in his mouth as he stared at the gorgeous man standing on his porch. He was slightly taller than Draco, with broad shoulders and sun-kissed skin. His hair hung near his neck and was slightly shaggy. And he had the same unusual shade of green eyes that he'd only seen on one other person. He wondered if this was Jamie's father.( Read more... )