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Lyssa Fitzgerald
I'm not so sure about... you see where it becomes trouble?
Fri Jul 27, 2018 08:42
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The handshake was firm. It almost felt like the boy was trying to prove something to her with it, which Lyssa thought was entertaining. There really was no reason to do so. She returned the handshake with her normal one, which she was told was stronger than normal for a girl her age, but not as strong as her father’s but strong enough to hold her own with her older brothers.

“Nice to meet you Malikey. Is that correct?” she said, hoping she was pronouncing the name correctly. She mentally started to work through how to remember his name. Hill was easy enough, but Malikey would be more difficult. Calling someone by their proper name was the sweetest sound for that person, is what her mother always said.

Lyssa was about to respond to Malikey with some things that Parker had told her, but then saw that he was looking around the garden in a nonchalant way. Almost like a bored predator who was looking for other prey. Part of Lyssa was momentarily upset, but then realized that if he wasn’t interested, then why should she be. Though she was more relaxed, the boy was still causing Lyssa to be on alert. So instead of answering with things she’d learned from Parker, she took a different tact.

“I don’t really know a whole lot. My parents didn’t come here, and I don’t really know much about the magic world, cause my parents aren’t a part of it. All I know is it’s a boarding school and we can’t bring cell phones.” She paused briefly to see how he reacted to her words. She hadn’t lied to the boy, but she felt a bit defensive by the way he was acting, so she had decided to not tell the whole truth.

“What about you? Do you know anything about this place?”

  • Well, fun is never bad...Malikhi Hill, Mon Jul 23 16:36
    Malikhi took her hand and shook it firmly. His father had taught him to be mindful of his handshake. A limp and clammy handshake indicated weakness and if there was one thing Malikhi certainly... more
    • I'm not so sure about... you see where it becomes trouble? — Lyssa Fitzgerald, Fri Jul 27 08:42
      • Yes, I do see...Malikhi Hill, Fri Jul 27 09:15
        Malikhi held in a laugh. It was rare that anyone managed to pronounced his name correctly the first time and it amused him each time. It was like his own personal trick and he didn't even need to put ... more
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