Title: The Devil You Know
Pairing(s): Harry/Draco (preslash) (Estranged Draco/Astoria, past Harry/Ginny)
Summary: The world is round and the place which may seem like the end may also be only the beginning. - Ivy Baker Priest, in Parade, 1958
Warnings: Epilogue-compliant, disturbing conduct by a minor (including a brief episode of animal cruelty)
Total word count: appx. 14,400
Original prompt request number: 138
Disclaimer: This story is based on characters and situations created and owned by JK Rowling, various publishers including but not limited to Bloomsbury Books, Scholastic Books and Raincoast Books, and Warner Bros. Inc. No money is being made and no copyright or trademark infringement is intended.
Author's notes: In addition to the tremendous help I received from my betas, I would be remiss if I did not give my undying thanks to the following ladies for their incredible help with plot, pacing, and overall awesomeness: unbroken_halo, r_grayjoy, romaine24 and vlredreign, among others, were absolutely instrumental to the completion of this fic.
Beta(s): angela_snape, calanthe_fics, rubytuesday5681 , and winnett
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