Characters: Narcissa, Regulus. Mentions of Lucius, Bellatrix, etc.
Word Count: 1327
Prompt: It is far harder to kill a phantom than a reality. -- Virginia Woolf
Summary: "Her mother talks as if Regulus has gone somewhere on holiday, but fear feels like an icy hand on the back of her neck." Set during the first war.
Notes: J.K. Rowling once stated in an interview that Regulus and Draco were very similar in that they both got in over their heads with the Death Eaters. Written for femgenficathon.
( It all starts with Bellatrix... )