A single lonely candle struggles to bathe the room as darkness creeps, attempting to snuff its delicate life. What can it be?
Invisible icy fingers massage my lower spine slowly, ever so slowly, crawling toward the back of my neck. My breath catches in my throat. I swallow hard, trying to clear the passage way with warm saliva. The first attempt barely trickled through my lodged Adam's apple.
The second time worked.
Searching out the widow, I look for any sign of what's coming. Swirls of blackened mist suffocate each stone, window, and tower, pressing inward like a giant's hug.
How much longer will we be safe? Hogwarts is not Hogwarts any longer. The new regime has almost destroyed her. But yet, her spirit hangs on by a fine thread. The strength of the students and teachers is the last hold out.
I'm thrown from my bed with such force my bones bruised from the fall.
"This is it!"
I jump to my feet and grab my wand ...
On Friday the battle to save the Wizarding World continues with Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part ll. It will be the climax of over a decade of Jk Rowling's timeless masterpieces. I write these words humbled. What are all of us HP freaks going to do now? There is nothing more. Thankfully we still have seven glorious books and eight amazing movies to treasure.
But is it enough? It's NEVER enough.
Here are the names of THE ULTIMATE HP fans who will be posting HP stories all week. Please hop over and read their amazing posts.
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Lisa Galek @ http://lisagalek.blogspot.com/
Jen Daiker @ http://jennifer-daiker.blogspot.com/
Abby Minard @ http://abbyminard.blogspot.com/
Melissa Sarrno @ http://www.melissasarno.com/
Laurel Garver @ http://laurelgarver.blogspot.com/
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Colene Murphy @ http://cejourney.blogspot.com/