A Matter Of Decorum

Hermione casts a hair charm. Lucius Malfoy makes a bet with Snape. But is Severus playing the role of Professor Higgins or of Mephistopheles? SS/HG, Post-DH, EWE.

Written for harrietvane for the 2010 SSHG exchange.

Note that the version posted at the sshg_exchange is not the same as what is archived elsewhere. It was posted in two parts, while the version on the other archives has been revised, split into eight chapters, and given an additional epilogue.