With the Slytherins gone and Voldemort rising to power once more, the Hogwarts staff is left to deal with the remaining students and the everyday strain of running a school. But the war goes poorly, and what should be a time for unity may find their friendships tested more than they ever thought possible.
Slytherin House makes a terrible choice. Minerva tries to convince Severus it's not his fault. AU as of HBP.