DISCLAIMER: Harry Potter belongs to JK Rowling. Drusilla and Ethan belong to Joss Whedon.
“Little rat, little rat, scritch scratch,” Drusilla cooed to the rat in a cage. It squeaked and ran about as she poked at it with a long, pointed fingernail. “My love, the rat says we’re to go left.”
“Left it is then,” Ethan Rayne said cheerfully, and let the oars of the boat dip again. “Peter always did have a weak will. I wonder what Lucius is going to say?”
“The snake is dead. It writhes under a lightning strike and beats its brains out against a stone. But...the story isn’t over yet.”
“A story never ends, lovely lady.”