“You’re going to live here?” James was all eyes, loud as always.
“Lily likes it,” Severus said evenly, ending the conversation. Spinner’s End was wrong for that talk. James’ desperate crush on Lily was threatening here, especially with the others there to look up, down and away to avoid the pained look on James’ face.
Sirius was the only one willing to talk over it. “At least it’s just you two,” he said. “You know how fucking loud this lot snores.”
Indignant protests followed. Severus, half-smiling at one of them, thanked Merlin that Sirius always knew what to say.