July 30th, 2012

[info]_dm in [info]veritaserum_rp

Tonight I can write the saddest lines

who: Parvati and Draco
when: Post-dated pre marriage
What: Parvati runs into Draco, alone at a pub, for the first time after their break up.

Write, for example,'The night is shattered
and the blue stars shiver in the distance.'

It had been the most anticipated acquisition of the year, worth a sizeable fortune. Draco's company was set to buy a lucrative diamond mining company in South Africa, popular among the most elite jewelers because of their exquisite selection of colours and thus wildly popular amongst the purebloods. But that wasn't the reason this company was so highly publicized. They were all over the papers because they had succeeded in organizing the wizarding world's first independent ethical certification system for precious stones. Hence, Draco would be increasing his company's own corporate social responsibility whilst tying itself to a fashionable and cutting edge innovator. It was a win win.

And yet, somehow, along the way, Draco managed to--

"--royally fuck everything up. Give me another," he waved his hand to his bartender. Aside from the badgering he would get at a more popular and posh establishment, Draco chose this pub because he had known the bartender for years and could trust him to keep his mouth shut. Not that he was telling the bartender anything that hadn't already been reported, anyways. The most humiliating part about the news was how arrogant Draco had been in his interviews. He had basically declared the deal a shoe in. But last minute, the company had claimed a different direction, with a different company, would better suit their vision.

The aforementioned pub was in a safe neighborhood, with good, satisfying food, but was unfortunately located underneath a suspicious looking hat shop. Draco was thus the only patron in the place, sleeves rolled up, hair greasy, eyes blood shot.