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Drabbles and Pranks 
8th-Jan-2005 03:13 pm
Bronze Phoenix
I've been doing a lot of Drabbles for the HP100 Challenge.

Since this one doesn't fit the current challenge, I'll post it here. (It's the beginning of my fic-a-fest challenge, too.)

((No, I haven't forgotten the Halloween story. :/))

Harry had learned caution the hard way.

The first day, his shoe laces would not stay tied. He hadn't even realized it was a prank until he'd seen Ginny sniggering behind her hand.

The second day, his socks had gradually become colder until he'd been forced to go to Madam Pomfrey with frostbitten toes.

Every article of clothing, even his glasses, even his… well, everything… had been hexed at some point.

This morning, he cast a "Finite Incantatem" on everything he touched, even all the doorknobs.

When he was finished, he found that he couldn't let go of his wand.
Comments 
8th-Jan-2005 08:52 pm (UTC)
Okay, that made me giggle like a little child. *hee hee*
20th-Jan-2005 12:23 pm (UTC)
Thanks for the review! (More of this to come.)
21st-Jan-2005 03:13 pm (UTC)
Ooh, I look forward to seeing it.

(Incidentally, your recent HP100 drabbles are all really great.)
9th-Jan-2005 07:04 am (UTC) - Cool!
I read this eagerly, knowing that you put a little twist into things you write! I grinned like crazy all through and when I got to the last line, I burst out laughing and nearly slid off my chair!
Superb! A very neat distillation!
20th-Jan-2005 12:25 pm (UTC) - Re: Cool!
Thanks! I hope you like Harry's comeback. ;-)

(PS -- I should have your excellent story back to you by the 22nd.)
9th-Jan-2005 02:49 pm (UTC) - Jels I think you have a winner here
Run with it sounds histerical.
20th-Jan-2005 12:25 pm (UTC) - Re: Jels I think you have a winner here
Thanks! I've got a sequel drabble in the works, and I'll combine the two and expand them for the Challenge.
10th-Jan-2005 07:23 pm (UTC) - Agreed
Anonymous
I agree with the others. It's brilliant. You've just got one Americanism (snickered vs sniggered) and one typo (Incantadem vs Incantatem), and I didn't even notice them the first time, as I was laughing.

best
...art
20th-Jan-2005 12:26 pm (UTC) - Re: Agreed
Thanks for the review, and for the corrections!
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