Across The Pond
Just a little fic that popped in my head to help cheer Jinni up. This is nothing too serious, just a strange little bit I thought of. And Jinni, please don’t feel you have to rush to re-set up the site just to please us. It’s an awesome site but it’s not worth you stressing out over. I honestly don’t know how you do it; run an fabulous site, plus college, plus writing. You just amaze me, so this fic is for you.
Spoilers: Umm, let’s see. Takes place after season seven of Buffy and after OOTP. There are just some hints of spoilers, but if I decide to make this into a series there could be more spoilers.
Disclaimer: I don’t own Harry Potter or Buffy
Rating: Barely PG-13, and that’s mostly for a cuss word or two.
Pairings: None really
Summary: Dumbledore has the pureblood students at Hogwarts write letters to muggles who are aware of magic.
A/N: This is intended as just a one-shot. However, if the feedback is positive enough I’ve got enough ideas to continue.
Across The Pond
by: Polgara (Melindoranightsilver@hotmail.com)
To: Dawn Summers
Wolfram and Hart
Los Angeles, CA
Just so you know, it was not my idea to begin this correspondence. The headmaster of my school believes that the pureblood wizards should learn more about muggles, especially since there are more of you than there are of us. In case you’re wondering, muggles are non-magic people, like you. But you are apparently aware of magic otherwise your name wouldn’t have been on the list. Well, too bad for you that you can’t perform magic.
I’m suppose to ask you some standard questions. What kind of entertainment do you like? What kind of sports do you watch? How did you find out about magic? Do you wish you could do magic? There, questions asked. So if you could just answer them and we’ll be finished with this whole sordid affair.
Oh, I’m suppose to tell you about myself. I’m seventeen and in my last year at Hogwarts, that’s the school I go to. I come from a long line of pureblood wizards and my family name is feared and respected everywhere. Therefore, I’ve grown up with magic, personally I believe that’s the only way to live. I don’t know how you people survive without magic, and especially without quidditch. Quidditch is my favorite sport and I’m the seeker for my house team. That’s about all you really need to know about me.
I honestly don’t know what the old man was thinking of by forcing us to do this. If I wanted to know what you people were like I would have gone out and met you. I don’t really see where this is going to help, but I wrote this stupid thing anyway.
To: Draco Malfoy
Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry
I must say when I agreed to participate in this pen pal activity I didn’t know I was going to be paired with someone who has their head shoved so far up their ass that they haven’t seen the sun in years. The only reason why I am writing you back is because I made a promise to do this and I keep my promises.
Let me start with the easy questions. For entertainment I like to read, go to the movies, or just go out and hang with my friends. I don’t get an opportunity to do that very often though cause we’re usually so busy. I don’t really care for sports although Spike and I sometimes watch Manchester United, that’s soccer if you didn’t know.
As for magic...Hmm, where to start.....My sister happens to be the slayer and her best friend practices Wicca, that means wandless magic. So I’ve spent the past four years or so painfully aware that magic exists. I have performed three spells myself, one to banish an evil spirit from my house and two resurrection spells. But even that point aside, I’m not exactly a muggle, and no I’m not going to explain. I also don’t think I would want to be a witch, at least not for everyday things. I have seen how the power corrupts and it’s so
not of the good.
Personally I think you need to open your eyes or someone will open them for you in a not so gentle way. How many people really give a hoot about your lineage besides other purebloods? I happen to know that the purebloods are a dying breed and inbreeding does not a good wizard make. Just because someone’s way of life is different from yours doesn’t mean it’s inferior. So pull that stick out of your butt and stop being a spoiled, snotty brat.
P.S. I know what quidditch is. It’s that stupid game played on brooms.
P.P.S. Not such a good idea to refer to muggles as ‘you people’, it tends to piss us off.