Forty Days of SnapeDisclaimer: I do not own Harry Potter.
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Forty Days of Snape
Chapter 1: Aggravation
Sitting alone in the corner of his dreary office, head bowed beneath a fading green lamp, Severus Snape stabbed the final length of Neville Longbottom's verbose (and hardly comprehensible) essay Fungal Plants and their Ten Mostly Useful Uses in Potion Brewing with an angry quill. If at all possible the boy had gotten worse at writing since his First Year. Three years ago.
Tonight Snape's ink of choice was red, an oddly appropriate color for the current atmosphere in which Dumbledore himself, in all his grandfatherly bemused glory, would likely feel 'rather put out' and look for an excuse to leave. Perhaps the Potions Professor had stomached the majority of slop fairly well, waiting anxiously to condemn a classroom full of untalented dunderheads, but this essay had taken a toll on Snape. The last three-quarters of Longbottom's scroll were practically saturated i