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Ben Pierce
Geez, Sammy, you're getting old
Sun Aug 27, 2017 13:44
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Ben watched the Pecari bulletin board eagerly for the Quidditch Sign-Up Sheet. It didn't take long for Sammy to get it up, so he grinned cheerfully when he spotted it and hurried to add his name to the list.

Ben Pierce, 5th Year, Beater

He stood back, double checked that he'd gotten his year correct (writing '4th year' was still a habit he was in the process of breaking) then noticed the year next to Sammy's. Whoa. She was a seventh year now. Well, obviously, she was a seventh year, he chided himself, she got Head Girl this year. But somehow it was different, seeing it in writing. He felt a momentary pang of loss, knowing that this time next year, his Senior Beater Partner would no longer be in the school.

Then he reminded himself that he had a whole school year ahead of him to practice with her, and there would be plenty of time to worry about her leaving once it was closer to when that was actually going to happen. He pushed away the melancholy feeling and forced back an optimistic cheer that maybe this year they’d be able to have a full season of Quidditch again.


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    • Geez, Sammy, you're getting old — Ben Pierce, Sun Aug 27 13:44
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