"This above all; to thine own self be true." (Hamlet, Act 1, Scene 3.) Faced with a choice that will change not only the course of his life, but that of the wizarding world, who can Regulus Black turn to?
A sharp knock at the door resounded through the quiet house. Andromeda Tonks set down her book and pulled out her wand. Dora, sitting in front of the fireplace, was completely unaware and quite content to continue playing with the blocks her grandparents had given her.
With a quick glance to the clock, Andromeda steeled her nerves and crept towards the door. The visitor knocked again, this time more urgent.
“Who’s there?” Andromeda called out, praying that her voice wouldn’t crack.
There was a pause, filled by the blustering winds of fall, before a voice carried through the door, “It’s me, it’s Reggie.”