After Harry blows up Aunt Marge, Dumbledore decides it's not safe for Harry to spend the rest of the summer at the Leaky Cauldron, and instead sends him to stay at Spinner’s End with Professor Snape.
It's tense, awkward, and teeming with misunderstandings...but it might be the best thing that's happened to either of them. They're both been without a family for a very long time.
- Part 1 of Bruised Words
One year after Severus Snape offered to become Harry's legal guardian, Sirius Black shows up at Hogwarts.
- Part 2 of Bruised Words