“You don't understand!" whined Pettigrew. "He would have killed me, Sirius!"
"THEN YOU SHOULD HAVE DIED!" roared Black. "DIED, RATHER THAN BETRAY YOUR FRIENDS, AS WE WOULD HAVE DONE FOR YOU!"
Black and Lupin stood shoulder to shoulder, wands raised.
"You should have realized," said Lupin quietly. "If Voldemort didn't kill you, we would. Goodbye, Peter.”
Day 17: Favorite quote from your favorite book.
Ugh, God, I love that scene. I don't know how many times I've read it. The intensity is just perfect. I love that their friendship was so strong, and their reaction to the ultimate betrayal. That final line. So. Damn. Good. I really need to read this series again — this book in particular. Just going through quotes reminds me how much I love it. So I've included honorable mention quotes below because I love them and I want to, dammit: