What happens when everything you knew changes? What happens when the woman you love is killed in front of you, defending you? Severus Snape knows this better than anybody. His whole life has been filled with misery, contempt, and disappointment. Not only has the love of his life been ripped away from him once, it’s happened twice. How could life go on? Could it get any worse? Will anything ever look up for him again? Only time can tell.