by Rana Eros

Betaed by Eliza and written for the 1001 Drabbles Challenge.

"We're all that's left," Harry says, crawling into his bed one night and curling up close. It's not a good enough reason, and so Remus reaches for his wand on the nightstand and prepares to be kind, but firm.

"Lumos," he says, so Harry can see his face and see that he means it when he tells Harry not to do this again. But then he sees Sirius' angry loneliness in Lily's eyes, and James' mouth pressed into an unhappy line, and he forgets all about reasons and lectures. He pulls Harry close, and holds on to all that's left.


Harry Potter
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