"It was beautiful how broken they both were. Beaten down by their own families, and cursed on the streets by their rich blood. They had no choice, they had no chance, and they for damn sure had no reason to live." Raised always on the run with her family, Caroline Beard never liked her parents. She hated how cowardly they were and how they always seemed to blame her for the littlest things. Being childhood friends with Draco Malfoy had their perks though. Upon their 6th year, Draco Malfoy finds himself in a terrible situation. He has been assigned the task to assassinate his Headmaster Albus Dumbledore. Caroline wants to help him but finds it hard when she's being attacked mentally by an unknown force. Louis Beard (her fourteen year old brother) starts to show signs of interest in the Dark Lord and both Caroline and Draco have to keep a good eye on him. He starts starts acting strangely causing Caroline to be on high alert. Join Caroline Beard on an unforgettable journey through a war where abandonment, romance, revealed secrets, and blood is shed. ••• Featured in the official Harry Potter Fanfiction Reading List since Oct. 1, 2015 ••• What other readers think of the story: "I really like this! You did an awesome job of showing a different perspective of Draco without changing his character. Your writing is amazing - it's a good mix of descriptions of dialogue and makes me want to read more! Can't wait to read the next chapter :)" ~ @kyliejab "This story is amazing. I really love it so far and it's different to any other Draco fanfict I've read." ~ @ItsMeChevy "I love the different outlook on Slytherin and just this story in general is amazing!!" ~ @ThatOneSlytherin "This was...INCREDIBLE! :D I love how you captured Draco in a new light, showing the unseen and untold feelings of him. ♥" ~ @1DizzleLand ••• All characters and settings belong to J.K Rowling except for additional (obvious) things. This is strictly fanfiction.