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I was saving that for a more suspenseful moment
Thu Feb 1, 2018 10:39

Jozua blinked with complete incomprehension, having no idea what Joe was going on about regarding genetic inclinations towards herbology. He glanced in question toward their Head of House, but Professor Xavier didn’t seem possessed of any unexpected growths or blooms. “The prefect appointment,” he confirmed, feeling Joe had won that round and confused Jozua far more than Jozua had confounded him.

“Don’t get me wrong, it’s cool you and Lily have yours, but I’d either have to stop blowing up my potions or turn myself in for sabotaging my own brewing if I got it, and neither of those appeals to me at all.” He grinned, as if he were joking, though it had been a valid concern that had plagued him from time to time. He hadn’t really thought he stood much chance of getting made prefect, not with both Georgia and Finn being such excellent candidates and sharing the same House and year as him, but there was the outside chance his dueling club leadership had somehow convinced somebody on staff that he was responsible and competent to interact with other students.

“Speaking of badges, is that a captain’s badge I see on your robes? Congrats!” Not that it wasn’t unexpected, what with Ginger graduating and Joe having been her assistant. Of course, one of his friends being captain meant he was obligated not to quit the team again, not that he’d managed to do that when he didn’t have a friend in the captaincy. “Since Keeper is vacant now, I figure I’ll try for that position this year. Might be less of a liability to the team that way.”

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    • I was saving that for a more suspenseful moment — Jozua, Thu Feb 1 10:39
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