July 21st, 2005

Slytherin Common Room

Severus sat in a chair by the fire, reading a potions text. He had spent the last hour trying to figure out a way to get back at James Potter and his cohorts. So far, all he had come up with was getting Lily to be his parter at the Yule Ball. And he wasn't so sure she'd agree.

"Back to the drawing board..."