Julius Astley
You are lucky to make a connection with me.
Fri Jan 18, 2019 20:17

"Welcome to Crotalus," Julius added finally before releasing his firm grip on Jeremy's hand and returning to his dinner. Based on first impressions alone, Jeremy seemed suitable to socialise with which, to Julius, was a bit of a relief. Even after a year, Julius still had next to no friends at Sonora - he didn't count the team behind The Aronos and he still wasn't entirely sure where he stood with Evelyn. Were they friends? He sniffed and decided that was a question for another time. For now, he finally had somebody of good standing to have a worthy conversation with.

He was pleased that Jeremy knew him and the corner of his lips twitched upwards in a brief smirk before he had a mouthful of his lamb. A warm feeling of pride bloomed in his chest when Jeremy told him that he liked the published editions of The Aronos. "Thank you," he said cordially, reaching for the mint sauce. His lamb needed a bit of something. "I'm pleased that it has circulated outside of Sonora."

Julius had a mouthful of vegetables and chewed thoughtfully, trying to work out the best line of conversation to take next. It was perhaps best to stick to something simple, rather than delve into something complicated like politics or economics or even history, given that Julius had no clue as to what the first year already knew. With that in mind, to talk about Sonora was perhaps the safest option. "Are you looking forward to starting classes?"

  • They are indeedJeremy Mordue, Fri Jan 18 07:05
    “Very pleased to meet you,” Jeremy grinned, with something approaching genuine enthusiasm when Julius Astley said it was nice to meet him and held out his hand. Yes! Jeremy shook it, wondering... more
    • You are lucky to make a connection with me. — Julius Astley, Fri Jan 18 20:17
      • Indeed soJeremy Mordue, Sun Jan 20 00:25
        “Thank you,” Jeremy smiled, when Julius welcomed him to Crotalus. “It’s the house I was hoping for. I felt pretty sure I’d get it too,” he added. He decided not to point out that it was practically a ... more
        • Let's hope it lasts.Julius Astley, Wed Jan 23 18:55
          Julius reached for the jug of pumpkin juice that stood on the table just in front of him and filled his goblet and offered to fill Jeremy's before placing it back on the table. He quite liked the... more
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