Winston Pierce
I am signing up!
Fri Jan 18, 2019 20:35
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Winston was up early for the first day of classes. This was mostly due to the fact that the East Coast - where he had spent his summer at home in New Hampshire - was a couple of time zones ahead of Arizona so what felt, to him, like sleeping in, was actually getting up early enough to meet the Cascade Hall as it opened its doors. Plus, it did him no harm at all to be seen as an early-riser and go-getter, ready to face the new year with eager enthusiasm.

An additional perk was that the Quidditch sign-up sheet was already posted, so the early start meant his name could lead the list, which would surely put him in a favorable light.

Winston Pierce, 6th Year, Crotalus, Seeker (or Chaser)

He frowned at the sheet for a moment after adding his name, irritated that there was no mention of team captain this year. He couldn't imagine there wouldn't be one, so presumably it just meant everyone was in the running whereas last year they had to opt in, but neither was it stated that it would be determined by merit rather than seniority.

Well, if it was seniority, it better well go to Lily Spencer and not Jozua Sparks. But it would be best, really, if Winston got it, even if he was a year younger than they were.

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    • I am signing up! — Winston Pierce, Fri Jan 18 20:35
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