Chapter 20 (Mini Chapter)

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Louis and Harry sat in the living room, Harry sitting criss-cross on the floor next to his best friend. Louis was in the process of teaching Harry how to sing, but Harry was having trouble remembering the lyrics correctly. Soon enough, he got frustrated and wanted to stop with their singing lesson for the day. Harry sat with his socked feet in Louis' lap, on the floor. "Lou?" He asked, looking up at the ceiling.

"Yeah?" Louis sighed contently.

"You know J-James and t-the Giant Peach?" He asked, wiggling his toes a bit, making Louis choke down a giggle.

"It's one of my favorites." Louis answered, feeling that the question was a bit random, but not out of character for Harry.

" 'Member w-when his parents got h-hit by the rhino?" Harry played with the hem of his shirt, hoping Louis understood what he was getting at.

"Yeah, why?"

"I got hit by that rhino, t-too."

"What do you mean?" Louis' voice was laced with concern.

"O-One day, I woke up and I-I couldn't do s-stuff... Mum said I got h-hit... I think it was the rhino." Harry frowned.

Louis just looked at him surprised. Harry really had no idea what happened to him the day of the car accident. He didn't want to tell him what actually happened that day, and instead, went along with it. "So a rhino, huh?" He asked.

"Yes! I think it was j-just like the book, too!" Harry nodded frantically. Louis just nodded in agreement, and rested his head back on the base of the couch.

The rest of the afternoon was filled with flitting discussions, and non-committal movie watching, before the pair drifted to sleep.

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