Warning. This chapter may make you cry. I cried while writing it. Especially at the part where Riley gave a speech at Cedric's funeral.

Cedric's last wish for Riley is perfectly described in My Wish by Rascal Flatts

I hope that the days come easy and the moments pass slow,

And each road leads you where you want to go,

And if you're faced with a choice, and you have to choose,

I hope you choose the one that means the most to you.

And if one door opens to another door closed,

I hope you keep on walkin' till you find the window,

If it's cold outside, show the world the warmth of your smile,

But more than anything, more than anything,

My wish, for you, is that this life becomes all that you want it to,

Your dreams stay big, and your worries stay small,

You never need to carry more than you can hold,

And while you're out there getting where you're getting to,

I hope you know somebody loves you, and wants the same things too,

Yeah, this, is my wish.

I hope you never look back, but ya never forget,

All the ones who love you, in the place you left,

I hope you always forgive, and you never regret,

And you help somebody every chance you get,

Oh, you find God's grace, in every mistake,

And you always give more than you take.

But more than anything, yeah, and more than anything,

My wish, for you, is that this life becomes all that you want it to,

Your dreams stay big, and your worries stay small,

You never need to carry more than you can hold,

And while you're out there getting where you're getting to,

I hope you know somebody loves you, and wants the same things too,

Yeah, this, is my wish.

My wish, for you, is that this life becomes all that you want it to,

Your dreams stay big, and your worries stay small,

You never need to carry more than you can hold,

And while you're out there getting where you're getting to,

I hope you know somebody loves you, and wants the same things too,

Yeah, this, is my wish.

This is my wish

I hope you know somebody loves you

May all your dreams stay big

Harry gives this song on a CD to Riley after Cedric asks him in a dream.

Riley's P.O.V.

I smiled while silent tears streamed down my face, George was sitting next to me, listening to the song with me. It was perfect. When it was over, I told George about all the memories I had of Cedric. Like when he punched a kid for making fun of me. He got is so much trouble but he didn't care. He was the best brother I have ever asked for. And that time he taught me how to fly on a broom and I was scared out of my mind so he stuck next to me the whole time. And on my birthday, after they heard me singing, he gave me a beautiful blue guitar with music notes on it. And that time when my cat died, he put a whole little ceremony for it. I just couldn't stop thinking about how it's never going to be the same. But he was there for me. And he gave me support and encouragement to do my best. I probably wouldn't be the person I am today without him.

That day at his funeral, I stood up to make my speech and said, "Cedric, if you can hear me right now, I want you to know that I forgive you. Even if you were a git and are no longer with me, you were the best brother I could've ever asked for. You gave me a reason to do my best. Because I wanted to make my big brother proud. I know that... that you would want me to keep going, and not get stuck in the past. And I'm Ok with that. But I'll never forget you."

I let a single tear flow down my cheek as I heard my mother sob.

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