Evie Gardner was nothing special. She wasn't a war hero, nor was she an all that noticeable witch. So why on earth did the newly exonerated, recently deceased, war hero Sirius Black want her to attend the reading of his will?
Apparently, befriending stray dogs can lead to unexpected consequences and maybe even save some lives.
The slightest of AU's: What if someone noticed the big black dog by the forest and decided to do something about it? Even if that something was slightly unconventional and risked getting offed by a mass murderer in the middle of the night with no hope of rescue.