When a homicidal maniac escapes from prison to get his hands on a very precious and potentially dangerous scroll, the Aurors send their best agent to retrieve him. Draco Malfoy is unfortunately assigned a partner, a specialist in ancient manuscripts and associated curse-breaking, who is none other than Ginny Weasley. Together, they have but a few hours to prevent a terrible secret from being revealed.
Category: Completed Short Stories
Rating: Not Naughty
Characters: Draco Malfoy, Ginny Weasley
Compliant with: All but epilogue
Era: Post-Hogwarts
Genres: Action, Drama, Mystery
Warnings: Blood, Character Death, Graphic Violence
Completed: Yes
Series: None

Chapters: 1 | Word count: 4629 | Read count: 2780 | Published: Jul 12, 2009 | Updated: Jul 12, 2009
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Story notes: Inspiration: This fic was inspired by a visit to the Petit Palais in Paris, where I saw an exhibit on Byzantine monasteries in Mt. Athos. Elements reminiscent of The Sandman’s Corinthian and of the graphic novel Le Troisieme Testament can also be found.

Warnings: Violence, blood, death. Don’t read if you can’t stand them! The religious references to Judas’ testament are PURELY FICTIONAL. If you do not like fiction based on religious facts (i.e. the Da Vinci Code), you probably shouldn’t read this.

1. The Monastery (Reviews - 10) 4629 words