Prompt: While out with his friends drinking, Dudley stumbles across a man beaten and left in an alley to die. Noticing how pretty the man's blond hair is and how delicate his frame seems, Dudley feels pity for him. Scooping the broken man up, he carries him home and cleans him up. The two strike up an unlikely friendship based on both being spoiled, only children. Upon learning the man is magical, he sets out to help him get back to the Wizard's world where he belongs unaware that the man does not want to return.
Pairing, or gen: Dudley and Draco friendship. Harry/Draco relationship
Warning(s): violence, mentions of past child abuse, all the things that come with m/m sex
Word count/medium: 10,978
Summary/Excerpt: When Dudley Dursley stumbles across an injured man in an alley, he wants to do what’s right and decides to help him. He gets way more than he bargained for.
Author's or Artist's notes: I stuck kind of close to the prompt. The way Dudley goes about things is a bit different, but I hope the rest is there! Thanks to Celest for the beta. Lyrics by Laura Marling
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Oct. 22nd, 2012