Yet I shall not play the Roman fool, but will try the last.
Mon Mar 5, 2018 19:48

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 to look foolish.

School was big. He had not realized at home just how big it was going to be, and how easy it was going to be to make mistakes. He had expected it to be easier than it was, but now he was needing saving by a really pretty girl when he had always read it was supposed to be the other way around - though admittedly, her being older than him and this being school did make up for a lot.

“That’s a nice way to think of it,” said Nathaniel when his rescuer said that she liked to think of expeditions into the Gardens as exploring. “And you’re right - I’m a Teppenpaw. I’ve just...always liked it outside.”

Cleo. Third year. Crotalus. “Oh! My - “ he began to say, but then remembered he had planned not to mention his surname. Now that he had started to say something, however, he thought he would look like more of a fool if he didn’t finish that sentence. He faked a slight cough and said, “sorry - my cousins are in Crotalus - fourth and first year. Do you have any family here?”

  • “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
    • Yet I shall not play the Roman fool, but will try the last. — Nathaniel, Mon Mar 5 19:48
      • “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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