Ben the Hippo
Thu Mar 8, 2018 10:26

“Har Har,” Ben fake laughed at the dig to his own middle name. “And it’s Hippopotamus, not Hypocrite,” he corrected primly, which was untrue, but this was Kyte, who had just said his name was . . . whatever he’d just said it was. “If more people were named after hippopotamuses the world would be a better place.”

Ben laughed and nodded, grinning as he promised, “When we get to the dragon unit, I’ll let you know and I’ll smuggle you in with a disillusionment charm.”

After Kyte expressed concern about exploding brains, Ben assured, “I’ve never heard of brains actually exploding from taking RATS classes. I dunno, maybe I’ll give it a try until midterm and if it’s too much I’ll drop it. Or I could drop a different one if one of the others is worse that I thought it’d be. I think they let you drop one with no penalty if you have enough other ones. So maybe I’ll start with four, and if you see signs of impending ’splosions or craziness I can drop whichever one I like the least.” He nodded to himself, basically decided on that course of action unless Kyte tried to talk him out of it.

  • I am more than fine with thisKyte, Sat Mar 3 18:37
    “That’s my name, don’t wear it out,” Kyte grinned, when Ben repeated back his recently invented full name. “And you can talk,” he added, in response to Ben’s tone more than his actual words, “What’s... more
    • excellent — Ben the Hippo, Thu Mar 8 10:26
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