Yeah. Authors are mean, watch out for them
Wed Feb 28, 2018 08:38

“Uh… that’s ok,” Cleo nodded, as the boy not only thanked her but did so twice and actually also kinda bowed. He also seemed to think he’d done the thing with the sparks, which she supposed sort of made sense because sparks were a distress signal and he was small and lost. It had just been a pretty incredible number of them, and the whistling was a new touch, and she was the pyromaniac monster thing so- Well, they were gone now, so maybe it didn’t matter.

She really wanted to just go, now that the garden wasn’t in danger of burning down. But even a heartless monster like herself couldn’t just run off and leave a lost first year in the gardens. And there were elves around and… well, he didn’t look like he was really old enough to like girls, so perhaps he wasn’t that much of a threat. Not that that was the only reason she didn’t want to be with people. She just didn’t know how to talk to Parker about what was going on, and she didn’t know how to pretend everything was normal when it wasn’t and- it was just complicated right now. But so long as she and firstie here didn’t get into deep life discussions, she supposed she could handle walking him back in the right direction.

“You want me to show you the way back?” she asked.

  • The noise stopped, but it took Nathaniel a moment to notice that it had done so. Even with his hands over his ears, the noise rang on, keeping his eardrums vibrating even after the cessation of the... more
    • Yeah. Authors are mean, watch out for them — Cleo, Wed Feb 28 08:38
      • I'll do my best. Thanks for the advice.Nathaniel, Wed Feb 28 18:21
        Nathaniel nodded when the girl asked if he’d like her to show him the way back to the school. “Yes, please,” he said. “I came out to take pictures and write some letters, but I - I didn’t keep track... more
        • “This place is kinda big. It can be really confusing at first,” Cleo nodded, when he started mumbling about how he’d ended up lost. He seemed pretty embarrassed about the whole thing. Cleo was an... more
          • The girl did not seem to think Nathaniel was an utter idiot. This was good. Possibly untrue, but good. Aside from concern for the family, there was also the small issue of Nathaniel just not wanting... more
            • “Yeah. The outside is nice,” Cleo agreed, a little awkwardly. She wanted to make sure the kid was ok, but she was finding it kind of hard to keep up a conversation, she had to admit. It just all felt ... more
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