3 April 1999
After Poppy provides him some fortification, Severus accompanies her up to Albus’s dinner party. Severus hopes he won’t have to sit beside someone atrocious, but promises to try to enjoy himself. Gareth introduces him to someone unexpected.
Characters: Severus Snape, Poppy Pomfrey, Albus Dumbledore, Minerva McGonagall, Gertrude Gamp, Gareth McGonagall, Filius Flitwick, Caspar Lloyd, Quin MacAirt, Aine MacAirt, Helena Benetti