On Halloween, 1981 Sirius and Remus abscond with Harry despite their recently rocky relationship.
- Part 1 of Holding Out
It’s December 8th and Remus has five days until he gives his students exams, seven days until he meets with his advisor, one hour to finish this reading, 27 minutes until the laundry needs to be moved to the dryer, two hours until Harry’s bedtime, and two hours and the time it takes to brush his teeth before he can crawl into bed.
In the back of his frazzled and overworked mind, he’s also aware that he has 16 days to try to make this Christmas less of an unmitigated disaster than the last.
- Part 2 of Holding Out