Prompt: 24. Don't count your mandrakes before they're re-potted.
Warnings: Language, established HP/DM, secondary character POV, one-sided BZ/DM
Summary: Often it is the most deserving people who cannot help loving those who destroy them. -Hesse
Author's Note Thank you to my beloved beta team: jamie2109, norton_gale, oldenuf2nb, and melusinahp. This was a pinch hit and I chose to interpret this as not counting your chickens before they're hatched. In other words, there's no such thing as a sure bet.
Between the Shadow and the Soul
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