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Severus and Narcissa start an affair to escape their realities. But will their escape fall apart when it starts clashing with reality. Will Narcissa be able to get past knowing she will never have his heart completely? How will Lucius react? Will she be able to handle Severus's death?
Year by year chapters (with some year jumps) from 1971 (Severus's first year) to 2017 (epilogue).
Rated M for strongly suggested and lightly detailed sexual activities, violence, and language. Could possible be smut in future chapters Both AU and Cannon AU played off Cannon .