There are five more chapters in Part Two of A Long Vernal Season, bringing us through 9 January 1999. (Severus-Snape-philes will recognize that date, no doubt!)
Here is a sneak peek at the chapter summaries and characters appearing in the final chapters of Part Two. Part Three will begin posting soon after Part Two is complete, if RL cooperates!
Chapter Twenty-Four: Dawn Light Reflected
Monday, 9 November – Saturday, 14 November 1998
The portrait of Aurora Sinistra is dedicated.
Characters: Severus Snape, Albus Dumbledore, Minerva McGonagall, Pomona Sprout, Filius Flitwick, Firenze, Aurora Sinistra (portrait)
Chapter Twenty-Five: Preoccupation
Saturday, 21 November 1998
Flitwick’s series of duelling demonstrations begins, and Severus tries to cope with a new preoccupation.
Characters: Severus Snape, Filius Flitwick, Albus Dumbledore, Minerva McGonagall
Chapter Twenty-Six: Laid to Rest
Saturday, 21 – Sunday, 22 November 1998
Severus has some of his fears addressed and a worry laid to rest.
Characters: Severus Snape, Minerva McGonagall, Albus Dumbledore, and others
Chapter Twenty-Seven: ’Twas the Night Before the Night Before Christmas
Wednesday, 23 December 1998
Severus finds himself hosting a Christmas party, much to his chagrin. And what Hogwarts Christmas party would be complete without a little Charmed mistletoe?
Characters: Severus Snape, Minerva McGonagall, Albus Dumbledore, Twiskett, various Hogwarts staff members
Chapter Twenty-Eight: A Happy Birthday?
Saturday, 9 January 1999
Severus has a birthday. They do come every year, after all, and everyone has one. Nothing special about it, right?
Characters: Severus Snape, Hermione Granger, Poppy Pomfrey, Minerva McGonagall, Albus Dumbledore, Gareth McGonagall, Twiskett, others