At 15, pure-blood Maddy Yaxley is keenly interested in romance, sex, and making a good marriage for herself. But after being manipulated and taken advantage of, she realises people are terrible, life isn't fair, and you can't always play by the rules. Warning: attempted rape, sexual coercion, underage sex, pure-blood elitism. Rewrite of a fic from 2007. 12 chapters planned.