"Ugly, isn’t it?"
Draco wasn’t sure if she meant the mark itself or the word, ‘Mudblood,’ but he moved his hand and placed it over the wound, careful not to touch it lest it still be tender and sore.
"It doesn’t mean anything," he whispered against her ear.
She didn’t respond but reached with her free hand to tug at his other arm, pulling it forward so his Dark Mark was bared. She mimicked his actions, veiling it with her palm and tickling her fingers against his wrist with soothing strokes.
"And yours doesn’t mean anything either." (x)