Word Count: 100
Items used: scuff marks
Note: set during PoA; written for the shack_challenge and only posted there.
Midwinter. The snow fell thick on the air, the ancient castle halls aching with watchful silence. Remus followed old paths, imagined the wear on the stones.
We walked this way when...
The tunnel was smaller, tasting of dirt and the stillness of forgotten secrets. He bent low, unsteady fingers brushing against damp walls and frozen time.
We stopped here when...
Brittle wind made the shack shiver, a soft wailing in broken corners. Remus straightened, each familiar scent and line a sudden clutch in his belly.
James laughing, and a bark that rang in the air...