It's been seven years since the end of the Second Wizarding War with Voldemort, and a new Dark Lady has taken over in nearby Ireland. Harry feels compelled to volunteer to fight on the front lines, but war is never safe, and Harry has a lot—including his blissfully happy relationship with Draco—to lose.
Pairings: Draco/Harry, background Ron/Hermione, implied Parvati/OMC
Word count: ~26,800
Warnings/Content: war, canon-typical violence, open/ambiguous ending, major character death, non-linear timeline, flashbacks, epistolary!fic, dirty letters, an ode to Draco's bum, bottom Draco, implied switching, Harry & Parvati friendship, Auror Harry Potter, Healer Draco Malfoy
Author's Notes: Thank you so much to firethesound and writcraft for the cheerleading, brainstorming, betaing, and all-around fabulous feedback. Thanks to the mods for resurrecting this amazingly angsty fest!