Jeremy Mordue
Keeping interesting company
Sun Jan 20, 2019 02:33
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(CW - misogyny and body shaming. Jeremy is awful)

IC
Jeremy surveyed the Quidditch sign ups with interest. He had (at his own insistence) had detailed reports from Nathaniel and Simon about the subject of Sonora’s Quidditch team and its various players, in order to know as much as possible about them from a tactical point of view both in the sports and the social sense.

His cousin and brother had, of course, been quick to point out the undesirables on the team whom he should avoid. However, there were a number of names on the list he didn’t know. Luke Powell and Isaac Song had not been mentioned previously, though both were Pecari, which said rather a lot about them. There were also a number of his fellow first years signed up. Annoyingly, all girls. Jeremy was a generation too young to care at all about the notion of girls in Quidditch from any allegedly political standpoint. However, his main exposure to the female of the species was via his mother, his Aunt Avery, and his cousin Sylvia - all highly decorative women, and two out of three of whom he harboured something of a grudge against; mother for being terrible enough to drive father away and for playing favourites with Nathaniel, and Sylvia for always taking his brother away and for virtually ignoring him. In his opinion, girls were good for doing all the things that he, as a man, was going to be too busy and important to do. House stuff. Girl stuff. He didn’t really want them cluttering up his Quidditch Pitch. He was amused to see one of them had also put herself down at Beater, when everyone knew that boys were stronger. That said, he recalled a rather hefty girl at orientation. He supposed if she’d been cursed with misfortune of a porcine face and a body to match, perhaps the best she could do was make good use of it. It wasn’t like she probably had that many prospects otherwise.

Still, in spite of the presence of undesirables and girls, there was no way that Jeremy would be missing out on Quidditch. He added his details to the list.

Jeremy Mordue, first year, Crotalus, Seeker.

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