The Unexpected Tale of Rose Weasley and Scorpius Malfoy

November 15, 2009
By BeckoningLovely GOLD, Wilmington, Delaware
BeckoningLovely GOLD, Wilmington, Delaware
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Favorite Quote:
"I think our favorite quotes say more about us than the people we are quoting," John Green


A warm, late spring breeze swirled around the train station, Platform 9 ¾. Rose Weasley had stepped off the train, fresh off her third year, hand in hand with Scorpius Malfoy. She was hoping to part before either of their fathers saw them together. Mortal enemies in Hogwarts, mortal enemies for life. But of course, inheriting her father’s lack of luck, Ronald Weasley, with an embarrassed Hermione Weasley trailing behind, stormed up to the couple, fury raging behind green eyes.

“Oh… Mr. Weasley,” Scorpius began, trying to make a good impression by holding out his hand.

“Get away from my daughter, you foul pure blood!” Ron shouted. Hermione buried her head in her hands, trying to hide from the scene.

“But, dad, Scorpius isn’t who you think-“ Rose stuttered, getting cut off by her overly protective father.

“He is exactly who I know he is! A filthy, rude, Slytherin by heart!” Ron raged, fiery red hair standing on end.

“BUT HE’S NOT IN SLYTHERIN!” Rose screeched, causing all mouths to drop. Ron’s furious eyes emptied to blank confusion. Hermione’s hands slid away from her face and stepped forward to see this miraculous wonder; the first Malfoy not in Slytherin. By standers even glared with question.

“Then… what is it?” Ron inquired, curiously staring at Scorpius face. He resembled his father so much, how could he not be affected by the curse of Slytherin?

“Ravenclaw,” Scorpius spoke up. Hermione’s eyes brightened, a clever boy like Scorpius would be perfect for her intelligent daughter, Rose.

“But- I’ve seen you in Slytherin robes!” Ron paced, trying to figure this all out.

“I bought them. I wear them around my father. At school I hang out with Gryffindors Rose, James, Lilly, and Albus, and Ravenclaws like Lorena and Lyzar, Ms. Lovegood’s kids. The Slytherins disgust me, and they always pester me about my blood lines and evil ancestors,” Scorpius explained sufficiently.

“Ok then… Let’s go Rose… Say goodbye to your friend…” Hermione said, baffled. She helped Ron carry away her bags while they greeted Hugo.

“Scorpius!” Draco Malfoy called through the bustling halls of the platform.

“ Um… Dad. Hi,” Scorpius stuttered. Rose gripped his arm; It was time.

“What are you doing with that Weasley girl? Didn’t I tell you about her?” Draco scoffed, piercing black eyes darting around Rose’s face; her physical appearance was too striking to her father to ignore.

“Hello, Mr. Malfoy,” Rose stated politely. Draco sneered in response.

“Isn’t it nearly impossible for you to fancy her? You know, Slytherin vs. Griffyndor?” Draco inquired, sounding more like a nervous dad than pompous pure blood.

“Well… Dad. I’m not in Slytherin or Gryffindor,” Scorpius began.

“Oh, don’t tell me you’re a Hufflepuff!”

“No, I’m not… I’m a proud Ravenclaw who socializes with Lorena and Lyzar Lovegood, Ravenclaw, Griffydors Victorie, Hugo, Rose Weasley, and Teddy Tonks, and to your most dislike, James, Albus, and Lilly Potter,” Scorpius proudly declared, leaving his poor old father wordless. But without warning, the dark eyes were more than piercing. They were angry, furious, fuming with rage. Just when it seemed as if Draco Malfoy would have a hemorrhage, a dependable source interlude.

“Malfoy! Back off my niece and her friend,” Harry Potter bluntly affirmed, fingering his wand in the back pocket of his jeans.

“Ah, Potter, my old… nemesis,” Draco spit, the venom in his mouth more evident than his receding hairline, “as you may have heard, my…offspring… is none the less an ‘intellectual’ Ravenclaw, and no longer welcome in the House of Malfoy.”

“He is more than welcome to stay with Ginny, James, Albus, Lilly, Teddy, and I,” Harry nodded to an illuminated Scorpius.

“Please, I’d rather him stay with Weasleys,” Draco groaned. Rose brightened, exchanging a joyous look at Scorpius.

“And it shall be,” Hermione stepped up, Hugo, Bill, Fleur, Victorie, Teddy, Ron, Lilly, James, Albus, and Ginny all behind as the Potter-Weasley-Tonks-Potter clan.

“Take the disgusting Boggart. Pansy!” Draco sneered and turned away, snapping for his teary-eyed wife, who had been observing the whole time, to follow.

“Welcome to the family, Malfoy!” James cheered as the big happy family Apparated back to the Potters’ for a celebration.


The author's comments:
**SPOILER ALERT!**
I read and reread and Googled the epilogue,and firmly decided Rose Weasley and Scorpious Malfoy were only too meant to be.

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on Aug. 28 2015 at 7:15 am
zaynab_m BRONZE, Islamabad, Other
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YESSS! I ship Scorpius and Rose so hard!

on Jul. 11 2015 at 4:36 pm
BananaBriana GOLD, Bunker Hill, West Virginia
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Favorite Quote:
"Why assume that to look is to see?" ~Piccasso

It's very nice! However, I only want to say that however foul Malfoy may be, I don't think he would disown his child just like that. Love the story, though.

Omega-xis said...
on Jul. 9 2015 at 6:01 pm
I really liked how you made a very creative Harry Potter expanded universe.

on May. 7 2015 at 11:57 am
Maddie17 BRONZE, Gulf Shores, Alabama
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Favorite Quote:
"If you love something, let it go. If it comes back, it's yours. If it doesn't come back, it was never yours to begin with." ~ Victor Hugo

YES! I've always loved Scorpius.

on May. 5 2015 at 6:25 pm
HelloHollywoodItsMe SILVER, Grayslake, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
Always remember, your haters are your biggest fans. Those who criticize you are only begging you to get better.

LOVE IT; nice job

on Apr. 1 2015 at 5:18 pm
ABPippins SILVER, League City, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
To die may be an awfully big adventure, but to love is an even grander affair -myself

This was greatly amusing! Thank you from one potterhead to another (at least I hope you are) Loved it!!

on Mar. 12 2015 at 10:19 pm
AppleCakePie BRONZE, Los Altos, California
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Favorite Quote:
"The brightest smiles hold the deepest secrets. The prettiest eyes have cried the most tears. The kindest hearts have felt the most pain.

I agree. Also, Draco doesn't marry Pansy. Just saying. He marries Astoria Greengrass. Also: I really don't think that Draco would disown his son. At the end of the series you can sort of tell he's getting a bid nicer to Ron and Harry....

xxWhisperxx said...
on Feb. 26 2015 at 1:37 pm
xxWhisperxx, Apache Junction, Arizona
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omg!!! i love love love it!!! i love your creativity with all of it!!

catty98e GOLD said...
on Feb. 5 2015 at 3:46 pm
catty98e GOLD, Spring HIll, Kansas
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Favorite Quote:
"I'm a freak, I've been a freak my whole life. I just have to live with it, you know. I'm just one of those people. I'm not going to change the way I think or the way I feel to conform to anything."
-John Winston Lennon (1940-1980)

Wow, that's really cool!!! Love it!

Embrace GOLD said...
on Jan. 14 2015 at 10:34 am
Embrace GOLD, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Favorite Quote:
Anything is possible with a little faith put on forth .

wicked !!!!!!

on Nov. 16 2014 at 3:45 pm
helloworld500, Buford, Georgia
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Favorite Quote:
"A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on." -Winston Churchill

Well, in the end of HP7, Ron does say something about disowning Rose if she married a pureblood. Joking, of course, but it does kinda make sense.

on Nov. 14 2014 at 11:16 am
AlliNeedisMusic SILVER, Easley, South Carolina
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Favorite Quote:
"In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

I LOVE THIS! I SHIP THIS SO HARD!

on Nov. 12 2014 at 2:32 pm
AnnaOfMirkwood SILVER, Raymond, Mississippi
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Favorite Quote:
"To define is to limit." Oscar Wilde

I like the idea of Rose and Scorpius becoming an item, bridging old rivalries. The only critique I have is that the characters weren't very, well, in-character. Ron and Draco were much harsher than I would expect and Hermione not nearly as vocal. But you are on the right track and you have good grammatical skills. Keep working!

on Nov. 2 2014 at 1:14 am
totalbooknerd11 BRONZE, San Jose, California
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Favorite Quote:
"The needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few or the one."
-Spock, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Kahn

Wow.  I also had an idea for something like this, with the same characters.  I like how Scorpius is different though.  I think everyone imagines him as exactly like his father.

on Oct. 23 2014 at 5:53 pm
like everyone else says, some of the facts aren't quite right, but otherwise, it's perfect!

on Aug. 7 2014 at 1:21 am
          Draco does not marry Pansy, he marries Astoria Greengrass. Although he did have a small interest in Pansy during school.       

on May. 31 2014 at 2:03 pm
AllieGirl BRONZE, Boise, Idaho
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This story is entirely out of character. Ron is also a pure-blood, and furthermore, has also somewhat made amends with Draco after the Battle of Hogwarts.
However, I do enjoy Scorpius being in Ravenclaw.

000000000000 said...
on Mar. 23 2014 at 8:33 am
I absoulutly loved it!

Buurrry said...
on Oct. 30 2013 at 12:30 pm
Buurrry, Las Vegas, Nevada
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Favorite Quote:
Time is a slut. She screws everybody. - John Green, The Fault in our Stars

You did not portray Ron or Herminone properly. Ron is a pure blood why would he use that as a insult? He wouldn't say something like that. I dont believe it.

on May. 21 2013 at 1:01 pm
PotterWhoLocked GOLD, Montclair, Virginia
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Favorite Quote:
“Wednesdays are limbo days. Monday is the beginning of the week, Tuesday is getting used to it, Thursday is looking forward to Friday and Friday is getting ready for the weekend. Wednesdays aren’t really anything in particular. They’re just there.”

I absolutly love this. I really think you should expand it into a novel. I would read it!


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