Word Count: 100
Challenge: Prompt 104: Bonfire Night for hp_nextgen100
Author's Note: Unbeta'd. I really struggled with this one for some reason. :/
Rose had always hated bonfire night.
She hated the pungent smell of smoke that clung to her clothing like a dungbomb. She hated the boom of her uncle's Wildfire Whizz-Bangs that echoed in her ears long after they'd gone off. She hated the the frigid cold of the November night that sunk into her bones, better only than the fever heat of the roaring fire that seemed as if it would blister her skin.
Every year she dreaded this day. But this year was different.
Across the bonfire, Lorcan flashed her a brilliant smile. Rose's heart pounded.
She smiled back.