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23 December 2012 @ 03:34 pm
HAPPY H/D HOLIDAYS, THUSSPAKEKATE!  
Author: kayladie
Recipient: thusspakekate
Title: Your Hand Upon My Chest
Pairing(s): Harry/Draco
Summary: Harry and Draco have begun a fling with each other. Harry's feeling a little more serious about it and wants the world to know. Draco's horrified at the prospect, and anyway, his father's been pushing him to marry and provide a Malfoy heir. This can't end well.
Rating: R
Disclaimer: All Harry Potter characters herein are the property of J.K. Rowling and Bloomsbury/Scholastic. No copyright infringement is intended.
Warning(s): Angst!
Epilogue compliant? Not as far as Harry and Draco are concerned.
Word Count: ~13,000
Author's Notes: thusspakekate, I hope you enjoy this! I tried to hit as many of your likes as I could, but I'm sure I didn't get them all. I did want to make sure I included Pansy Parkinson, since I see that she's one of your faves. Hopefully, I did her justice! Title of story from poem below:

“I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where. I love you simply, without problems or pride: I love you in this way because I do not know any other way of loving but this, in which there is no I or you, so intimate that your hand upon my chest is my hand, so intimate that when I fall asleep your eyes close.” Pablo Neruda


( Your Hand Upon My Chest )
 
 
 
gekko11: geckogekko11 on December 23rd, 2012 09:25 pm (UTC)
Great job! Your Lucius is awesome!
kayladie: supermenkayladie on January 26th, 2013 03:23 pm (UTC)
Thank you very much!
fantasyfiend09: Rain Postcard Red Rahlfantasyfiend09 on December 23rd, 2012 10:08 pm (UTC)
What an enjoyable read! Your Narcissa, Lucius, and Pansy were all great. Ron, too. You had a great balance of funny, sweet, and angsty. Such a pleasure to read and very satisfying.
kayladie: supermenkayladie on January 26th, 2013 03:23 pm (UTC)
Thanks, I'm so glad that you enjoyed it!
alisanne: Golden lipsalisanne on December 23rd, 2012 10:27 pm (UTC)
Lovely and fun! :)
Lucius and Narcissa made me smile, as did Pansy. :)
And of course Harry and Draco are perfect together. *petst them*
Nice job!
kayladie: supermenkayladie on January 26th, 2013 03:24 pm (UTC)
Thank you very much! I'm glad it made you smile!
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kayladie: supermenkayladie on January 26th, 2013 03:37 pm (UTC)
Oh, I am equally thrilled and relieved that you liked this! I always worry that the recipient of my gift will be like 'what the hell is this crap?', LOL. I've become a fan of a loving Malfoy family recently and couldn't resist adding them in there. I also love Pansy as Draco's bestie, so that worked out well with your likes, too. (and yes, Neville will practically worship the ground she walks on, I'm sure!) I'm so happy that you liked the desk sex scene, as I was rather happy with the way that turned out, so I'm glad it worked for you!

Thanks so much for your kind words, and I hope that your holidays were blessed with happiness!
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kayladie: supermenkayladie on January 26th, 2013 03:37 pm (UTC)
Thank you!
♥ winterstorrm ♥: New logowinterstorrm on December 24th, 2012 01:15 am (UTC)
Who would've thought Lucius would be so understanding?
Very hot office sex! Loved.
kayladie: supermenkayladie on January 26th, 2013 03:39 pm (UTC)
I've always liked the trope that, in the end, Lucius cares for his family more than anything else. Glad you liked it!
robinellen: owlrobinellen on December 24th, 2012 02:25 am (UTC)
This is great -- I always enjoy some angst before the hea :) I love how both Lucius and Narcissa support Draco in the end too!
kayladie: supermenkayladie on January 26th, 2013 03:40 pm (UTC)
My favorite kind of story both to read and to write is angst with a happy ending, so I'm glad that you enjoyed it!
vampisandi: vampisandivampisandi on December 24th, 2012 03:58 am (UTC)
Draco is an arse, he is lucky that Harry loves him so much.
Nice story!
kayladie: supermenkayladie on January 27th, 2013 10:22 pm (UTC)
Thanks for reading! Draco wasn't so much an arse, as maybe a bit insecure, but yes, he is lucky that Harry loves him!
Susannah Wilde: pic#118333451susannah_wilde on December 24th, 2012 04:44 am (UTC)
Great story! The angst and humor were perfect. Haha, Quidditch magazines :)
kayladie: supermenkayladie on January 27th, 2013 10:23 pm (UTC)
Thank you! Draco thought he was so clever, but mum and dad saw right through him, LOL.
welcome to villa cariño!capitu on December 24th, 2012 01:22 pm (UTC)
I love that poem! <3 And I loved your story.

"He's fucking amazing! And amazing at fucking, I should say," lol! Oh, Draco, well said!
kayladie: supermenkayladie on January 27th, 2013 10:24 pm (UTC)
I discovered the poem while looking for a title for this story, and was immediately entranced by it. Heh, glad you liked that line! Thank you for your kind words!
Truthful Plum Logical Horsemegyal on December 24th, 2012 03:29 pm (UTC)
I liked Lucius in this, a lot! Everyone felt so right to me, I really enjoyed reading it.
kayladie: supermenkayladie on January 27th, 2013 10:25 pm (UTC)
Thanks so much! I've really become a fan of the family-first Malfoys lately. Glad you liked it!
Leela: Solemnly swearleela_cat on December 25th, 2012 12:34 am (UTC)
Such a good story. I loved not just your Harry and Draco, but also the minor characters around them - Pansy, Narcissa, Lucius and even Ron.

Very nicely done.
kayladie: supermenkayladie on January 27th, 2013 10:26 pm (UTC)
Thank you so much for reading and commenting! All the characters were such fun to write. :)
没有你日子很黑白: i am sherlocked.papered on December 25th, 2012 11:51 am (UTC)
Super adorable and completely perfect. The beginning had me smiling so much, because the way Harry reacts is so very believable, and the ending is the sweetest thing ever. ♥ In love with this!
kayladie: supermenkayladie on January 27th, 2013 10:27 pm (UTC)
Thank you so very much for your kind words! I'm glad the beginning came off as I intended it to, with Harry biting off a bit more than he can chew, LOL.
daemonic: yunjaedoubledaemoncas5 on December 26th, 2012 07:56 am (UTC)
LUCIIIIIIEEEEE *squish him*
A warm, wonderful read!♥ everyone is so great here. and the angst, humor, drama, romance are very balanced. I love it!
kayladie: supermenkayladie on January 27th, 2013 10:28 pm (UTC)
Thanks so much for your enthusiastic response! I'm so glad that you liked it!
Black Silk: clutchpervyunitwins on December 28th, 2012 10:59 am (UTC)
Pablo Neruda embodies love and longing so well. For a tiny minute while reading the story I almost though that it would not end well. I know angst was promised and I think I forgot all about the not epilogue complient-ness so I was just as heartbroken as Harry when Draco left. This was a grat read. Very angsty; which I can appreciate and even embrace when there is a happy ending. It was sweet because Harry cannot help it, even Draco could not help but gush. I like that Pansy found her Gryffindor as well. And I loved the end!
kayladie: supermenkayladie on January 27th, 2013 10:30 pm (UTC)
I was unfamiliar with Neruda before I found this poem, but I read some of his other works and he is quite an amazing poet. All my stories end up angsty somehow, LOL, but I usually try to make sure they have a happy ending. Thank you so very much for reading and commenting!