'Hey, Scorp,' I a dit as I jumped into the siège suivant to him. I ignored the glares from the Slytherins. Sure, I was a Gryffindor. A Weasley at that. But I had been sitting suivant to Scorp for years. 'Huh? Oh, hi, Rose.' Scorpius looked nervous, not like his usual self. 'Scorp, what's up? toi can tell me anything. We're best friends, remember?' The blond boy groaned at the word 'friends' and replied:'It's just uh...schoolwork. Professor Longbottom is chargement me with homework.' 'Uh huh,' I said, disbelieving. I let the subject drop, though, because he seemed so out of it.
After dinner, Scorp asked if he could talk to me alone. I a dit sure. He led me into an empty classroom. 'Look, Rose, lately I can't stop thinking about you. Everywhere I go I always want toi to be there. And, I know we're friends, but...maybe we could be something more?...' Scorp looked up hopefully at me. I was shocked but almost...willing. But we were friends. I couldn't let that come between our friendship. Oh, but he was so hopeful! I've always been a softie, as Hugo calls me. 'Well, I guess we can try. I mean, I sort of had maybe a little, tiny bit of a minuscule crush...