Desperation is a state of despair, one that results in rash and extreme behaviour. It is what we resort to in the most precarious times in our lives. It is the year 1998 Hogwarts had fallen. Under Dumbledore's order, Hermione Granger returns back to 1944 to try and prevent Tom Riddle from becoming Voldemort. However she hadn't expected that the young dark lord would have such an impact on her.