Bella and Draco got ready to board the train. It was a new year, same place same stuff. "Same rules apply Bell." whispered Lucious as he kissed Bellas forehead. "I know Dad." she smiled and turned to hug her mother who pulled her head close to Bellas ear and whispered "I will see you in a few weeks." She pecked her on the cheek and then turned to embrace Draco. They then borded the train and left for Hogwarts. "Ethel Im just going to pop to the loo." said Bella slowly getting up. Ethel knew this was Bellas code to go see Harry. Bella carefully looked around and then tapped lightly on Harry's carriage door. Harry, Ron, Hermione and Ginny all looked up at the door and smiled. Harry lept up and opened the door and pulled her in. He then kissed Bella, he had missed her and it showed. Bella placed her hands on Harrys cheeks to pull him closer because her bump was providing some difficulties with getting close. Harry wrapped his arms around Bella and they both stayed like this for what seemed like forever to everyone. "hi" Hermione said trying to break the lovers reunion. Bella pulled away and smiled then sat down, Harry holding her hand. "Hey everyone how are you all?"
"good" said Ginny, "How are you? are you ready?"
"Terrified" Bella said with a smile on her face.
"You never said if the baby was a girl or a boy" said Ron,"Harry says he doesnt know......i dont believe him." Bella laughed
"He's right Ron we don't know we wanted it to be a surprise." Everyone satisfied with Bellas answer, they all sat and laughed and joked about their holidays. Towards the end of the journey Bella had to make her way back to her own carriage but they all planned to meet up after the great feast.
After the feast they had all met up and spoke once again until they all decided to go to bed. Harry held onto Bellas hand preventing her from moving until everyone had left. He spun her round and held her in his arms again. "Bell I missed you so much."
"Me too!" He began to rub her belly with one hand.
"I can't wait to meet you!"
"Harry, you will be there when the baby is born.....I don't want you getting queasy and leaving me." Harry began to slow dance Bella round in a small circle in the corridor. He then whispered "never." As they enjoyed their blissful, silent moment together professor McGonagall came speeding down the hall, her intentions to check on the first years. "Mr Potter, and Miss Malfoy. what may I ask are you doing in the corridor at this hour?" They both stopped dancing but still in each others arms and looked at McGonagall. "We were uh just um.." began Bella. McGonagall waved her arms,
"ohhhh it doesn't matter, just go to your dorms and Professor Snape and I wish to talk tomorrow with you both." McGonagall sped down the hallway leaving Bella and Harry laughing. "See you tomorrow mr potter." Bella turned and made her way to her bed, everything was perfect she thought in her head, just perfect.
The next morning Bella and Harry were sitting down waiting in McGonaglls office for McGonagall and Snape to arrive. "What do you think it's about Harry?"
"Probably a check up.......I was thinking Cordellia?" It took Bella a moment to work out what Harry was referring to.
"No." Harry smiled,
"Ahhhh whats wrong with it?"
"I said no." and this made Bella begin to laugh as well.
"Well Im glad you both are happy," said McGonagall who had suddenly appeared in the room with a gloomy looking snape. "How are you both?"
"Im great professor." said Harry, Bella nodding in agreement.
"Thats good, thats good. Now the baby is due in 3 weeks and I just wanted to go everything with you both." Snape perched himself on the front of McGonagalls desk and folded his arms. He then looked and Bella and Harry who returned the same stare. "When the child is born, both Sirius and Narcissa shall be called." said Snape in his usual dreary tone, "You will have the baby and you three will stay in the room of requirement. As to not create suspicion you will both attend certain lessons and you must spend some times with......your friends. After three weeks the child will be handed over to the Weasleys and you will be permitted to visit the child once a fortnight during school terms. Is that clear." They both nodded their heads and then McGonagall allowed them to leave. "Well he sucked the excitement out of it didn't he Bell." They laughed hysterically and made their way to their lessons.
Two weeks later Bella started to get scared. She and Narcissa had read so many books but as her mother said, books can't tell you everything. Everyone was so helpful, Ginny,Hermione and Ethel all helped Bella with anything strenuous. Harry tried to be with her as much as he could but for some reason Harry felt that Draco was starting to keep an eye on him. Bella was sitting at the back of her potions class with Hermione and Ethel. It was exactly a week till she was due and it was all she could think about. Bella was scribbling down every word that Snape was saying until she felt a terrible pain in her stomach. She gasped and took a deep breath, "It must be pre- labour pains.......I hope this doesnt happen all week." she thought in her head. Snape ordered the entire class to make their way to the front for a demonstration. Everybody stood up, however Bella remained seated. "Bell are you alright?" said Ethel, Hermione turned and stood next to Ethel. Bella raised her head slowly and then whispered, "I think my waters just broke......"