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In that case, I'll forgo the lemonade and get milk
Fri Jun 2, 2017 10:24

Zevalyn goggled a little bit as Georgia told her about what Quidditch was. She'd heard of it, of course, Aladren had been pretty desperate in its recruiting this year, but she'd been too busy with catching up in her lessons to give a mere sport any attention at all. "That's what Quidditch is? I'm doubly glad I didn't let those boys convince me to join their team, not that I've got the time for it right now, anyway."

"No, it's okay," Zevalyn assured when Georgia apologized for laughing. "The guy probably doesn't think so, but now that I know he wasn't a deranged stalker, that part is kind of funny, looking back at it from a safe distance of three years. But yeah, apparition. I've been given lectures enough now to know I could have seriously splinched myself, so that's still scary to think about, but I really don't think anything less would have cut through the blinders and observational bias. But, yeah, Aladren's a good house. All the teachers automatically think I can catch up, so I at least don't need to fight for it."

"So," she glanced at Georgia's house badge, "Teppenpaw for you, right?" She smiled a bit self-deprecatingly, "Is that why you're over here making nice with the new girl?" Realizing belatedly that may have come out wrong, she hurried to add, "I mean, I'm really glad you did. It's hard, breaking into established clicks and I just haven't had time to make many friends yet, since all my classes are with the beginners."

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