|snarryswapmod (snarryswapmod) wrote in snarry_swap,|
@ 2009-01-02 12:00:00
|Entry tags:||creation: fic, eriador117, rated: nc-17|
Happy Daft Day, fbowden!
Title: Paradise Falls
Warnings: First time, voyeurism, masturbation, public/semi-public sex, clueless!Harry – but not for long ;)
Prompt/Summary: “I'd love a Harry/Snape meet on holiday scenario with plenty of humour in it!”
Paradise Falls is the Ultimate wizarding getaway set deep in a tropical rainforest, but why did Snape have to go and spoil it?
Author's Note: I tried to fit in as many of your requests as I could, but probably not all of them. There is some humour, but it is not my strong suit, so I hope I did okay for you.
Thanks to rakina for the beta, who went above and beyond the call of duty to help me with this :)
"For the last time, Minerva, I need a holiday like I need a hole in the head." Snape thumped the desk, looking quite alarming, but Minerva was completely unmoved; she'd known Severus Snape too long to be frightened of his bluster.
"Nonsense, Severus! It'll do you the world of good. You haven't taken a holiday ever since you got here, now have you?"
"Of course I haven't! Being at the Dark Lord's beck and call rather ate into my holiday plans," Snape snapped, impatient with McGonagall's fussing and wishing the woman would just have the sense to back off before he really lost it.
"Well, there's no excuse now, is there?" Minerva continued obliviously. "Harry defeated You-Know-Who, so you're free to take a break."
"I have lessons to plan and research to finish."
Minerva snorted. "Pish! Pull the other one! I know for a fact all your lesson plans are finished; you gave them to me at the last staff meeting, remember? I took the liberty of getting this brochure for you." Minerva clicked her fingers and a glossy pamphlet appeared in her hand.
"Do I look like the sort of man who enjoys sunshine?" Severus asked belligerently as he took the brochure from her hand. Spending two weeks lounging on a beach while Muggles paraded about in little more than underwear was not Severus Snape's idea of fun, thank you very much. Not to mention the screaming kids people insisted on taking away with them. No, Severus spent all his holidays at Hogwarts while the castle was delightfully quiet and empty precisely so he wouldn't have to deal with more little brats.
"It is not a beach, Severus; it's a tropical rainforest. I am well aware you aren't a beach person."
Severus could not argue with that, so instead he turned his attention to the photos and text he held in his hand. The photo was indeed of a tropical waterfall, spilling over grey rocks in the middle of a lush, green forest. There was a small pool at the base of the waterfall, where two wizards were enjoying a swim.
Paradise Falls: The Ultimate Wizarding Getaway. Please note: All guests must be over the age of seventeen. No children are allowed at the resort.
Hmm, no brats, that certainly was appealing. And the rainforest might yield up some new and interesting plants for his potion creations… And some time away would give Severus a chance to recharge his batteries and calm down a bit before the start of term… and Harry Potter's return as an assistant to the Defence professor. Severus sighed.
"It does sound tempting, Minerva," he admitted grudgingly. "So, how do I go about booking it?"
Minerva glanced at the clock above her desk. "No need, Severus. It's all taken care of. Three, two, one."
Severus felt his navel being yanked forwards and he was soon lurching through space as the Portkey activated. Damn that interfering old cat! Sometimes she was worse than Albus!
Severus landed in the middle of a tastefully decorated bedroom. The bedstead was wrought-iron, topped with brass knobs at each corner. A white coverlet was scattered with colourful flower petals in pink, purple and red and the whole bed was draped with a mosquito net hanging from the ceiling. Two full-length windows led out to a private balcony in the shade of the trees. A half-open doorway led to his own bathroom and when Severus stepped into it, he realised the bathroom only had three walls; the rest of it was open to the rainforest. It was quite different to his utilitarian bathroom at Hogwarts. This was luxurious, with a glass enclosed shower and a deep bathtub as well as the toilet and washbasin, all gleaming white in the dappled sunshine filtering down from the canopy of trees.
Heading back to the bedroom, Severus glanced at the wardrobe and realised he had not had time to pack any clothes for this break; Minerva had seen to that. He opened all the drawers, exploring his new home, and then the wardrobe; he was both surprised and appalled to find that Minerva had sent clothes on ahead for him. Severus removed one of the short-sleeved shirts and stared at it in disgust.
For a start, it was pink. Not just pink, but covered in baby purple dragons that cavorted on the cloth and breathed fire every so often. Real fire; Severus yelped as he was almost scorched by the wretched thing. He threw it in the wastepaper basket and perused the rest of the selection, hoping the shirt wouldn't set the room on fire. The rest of the clothes weren't much better. More shirts with appalling designs that Severus was sure Albus' portrait had a hand in selecting. How could he relax wearing a shirt that had unicorns prancing about, and dear Merlin… mating on it?
Severus threw the lot of them away; there was no way he was going to wear any of those. In deference to the humid heat; he removed his robe but left on his own more tasteful white shirt and black trousers. It would have to do until he found something more suitable to the climate and of more tasteful design. Reading through the guest information pack that had been sitting on the desk; he discovered the hotel had its own boutique, gift shop, hair salon, swimming pools, three restaurants and a tour booking desk.
A plan of action now formed, Severus headed off to the boutique to buy some holiday clothes and some swimwear; a refreshing swim in one of the hotel pools sounded good after the stress of an unexpected Portkey journey and dealing with Minerva's idea of clothes.
Thankfully, it was indeed a wizarding boutique, so Severus could buy a proper swimsuit, not those scraps of fabric that looked like underwear which Muggles were keen to wear. Although he did notice some of those for sale as well… who on Earth would buy such indecent things to wear in public? Severus bought some knee-length shorts and lightweight shirts, but nothing in garish colours. An emerald green shirt did catch his eye though and Severus added that to his pile of prospective purchases along with some beach size towels.
Once they were paid for, he Banished his packages back to his room and then went to the small guest library in the lobby, since he hadn't packed any of his own books. Severus perused the selection on offer, but nothing took his fancy, so he decided just to get changed and head to the swimming pool before dinner.