Daughter of a Malfoy Chapter 5.9March hit me and my classmates really hard. For some reason, all of the professors realized at the same time that exams were in a little over two months, so they began to cram as much information as they could into classes. Their goal was to complete the O.W.L. curriculum by the end of the month so that we could spend the rest of the year reviewing for the exams. I agreed that it was a good idea to devote the month leading up to O.W.L.s to review, but I did not like the total mental overload. Classes were nonstop notes, and ‘free time’ was nonstop homework. Many of my classmates, including myself, brought their books to meals. Some frequently skipped meals altogether.Daughter of a Malfoy Chapter 5.9 by froggy21997
Less than a week into this onslaught of work, a Gryffindor was hospitalized because she had thrown up and fainted from only eating one meal in two days. It was terrifying for me to even imagine that homework could do this to someone. But she was only the first of many: by the end of March, twelve of my classma
The Hunt“I’m going to find you!”The Hunt by froggy21997
The high pitched voice rattled me as I lay flat on my belly under the van. I held my breath. The hunt has begun!
It bounded noisily through the pebbled street. It had nothing to fear. There was nothing above It. It could go anywhere and we would all cower out of sight, hoping and praying that It would not find us.
I used to think that the worst part about the hunt was that we could not even share our fear with the rest of It’s prey. Any of us who dared to double up on a hiding place were always found. But this was nothing compared to the idea of actually begin found by It. Just thinking about it made me shudder as I pressed against the rubble underneath the van.
A sudden shriek ripped at my ears. One of my comrades had been caught. It laughed in a sickeningly playful way and dragged the girl away. Only seconds later, It returned, ready for more. I shut my eyes tightly and remained hidden, listening to the cries of each victim in t