The Little Things that Matter

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Title: The Little Things that Matter

Challenge: All Aboard the Love Boat

Paring: Luna Lovegood and George Weasley

Prompt: Secret and Sarcasm

"Come on, Fred! It's not funny!"

The elder boy was straight faced. "On the contrary. I think it's quite hilarious."

Lysander groaned, rubbing his hands up and down his face.

Fred had a knack for sarcasm and he used it to torture his younger siblings. Luna always tried to make him stop tormenting the other but George found it quite funny. After all, what older brother in his right mind didn't torment his younger brothers and sisters?

Fred's target at that moment was Lysander.

"Come on!" Lysander yelled again. "You're driving me crazy!"

"Am I?" Fred asked innocently, flipping another page in his book.

"Fred, I'm begging you."

Fred finally met his little brother's eyes. "I've already told you. It's a secret."

"But you said everybody knows! How can it be a secret if the whole family knows?"

The fourteen-year-old stared at Lysander for a minute. "Do you really want to know?"


"Do you really, really want to know?"


"Are you sure you want to know?"

"Yes, Fred, yes!"

". . . . I don't think I'll tell you."

Lysander cried out in frustration. "Fred!" he whined.

"Fine, fine, sit." Lysander rushed around, plopping down on the floor in front of Fred's chair. Fred glanced around as if looking for eavesdroppers. "I overheard mom and dad one day, just a little while after Lorcan was born –"

"Don't you mean after Lorcan and me were born?" the six-year-old asked.

Fred gave Lysander a pointed look. "Don't you get it dumb-nuts? You were adopted."

Lysander scratched his head before he laughed shakily. "That's ridiculous! I'm a twin!"

Fred knocked on his brother's head. "Uh . . . hello, dummy are you home? We are a magical family."


"Don't you get how easy it would be for mum and dad to just wave their wand, change your appearance?"

The little boy stared up at his brother for a moment and then the boy's, who was so notorious for his wonderful pranks, eyes went wide. "Mom!"

Lysander ran out of the room, looking for Luna. George, who had been watching the whole scene, approached his eldest son who had picked up his book again. "How do you do that?"

A slight smirk came to Fred's face. "It's a secret."

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