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Mary Brooding
You're distractable today.
Mon Sep 10, 2018 00:53
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Mary laughed, an easy dancing tune lifting from her mouth as she watched Tabitha pout. She had feelings about this story including Tabitha, a Veela, and JJ, but she preferred this more playful, ready-to-go Tabitha and preferred to follow the topic change. Setting her books and quill aside and rolling towards Tabitha, Mary was very aware of the lack of distance between them. With only the briefest of glances towards the hedge maze and Sonora, Mary tipped her head forward and kissed Tabitha lightly on the nose and then the mouth, almost just brushing her lips there before retreating and blushing.

"Would you like to go for a walk?" Mary asked, smiling and doing her best to stifle a giggle. "You make me so giddy, Tabitha, what am I supposed to do with all these lovely feelings?" She sighed contentedly and rolled back onto her back, surveying the vast sky with an appreciative look.

"We could work through the maze? I'll let you lead since I know it better than you do," Mary teased. "My bag's down there," she added, pointing to the little bag near her books and papers. "We can fit all our stuff and enjoy a stroll."

If she was honest, Mary didn't particularly want to do boring professor work either. However much she tried to pretend there weren't nerves clawing at her stomach, she couldn't help feeling a bit anxious about walking through the labyrinth with her secret girlfriend. She supposed no one would know that's what they were, and she wasn't ashamed of it. Just scared.

Her eyes searched Tabitha's face for a moment as her thoughts screamed in her head: What if you change your mind, my beautiful love?

How could she be comfortable with any public displays of affection when they may only lead to public acknowledgements of their failed relationship if Tabitha decided she was no longer interested in Mary's companionship?

Mary forced a smile and turned back towards the sky, suddenly feeling like it was not just vast, but foreboding as well.

  • Yes, I quite agree.Tabitha Hawthorne, Sun Sep 9 19:12
    "I met one," Tabitha nodded as she finished scibbling a comment at the bottom of an essay before moving it to the 'finished' pile. It was probably a bit ambitious to call it a pile given that it only ... more
    • You're distractable today. — Mary Brooding, Mon Sep 10 00:53
      • You're my distraction. Tabitha Hawthorne, Mon Sep 10 01:13
        Tabitha smiled as a pink blush coloured her cheeks, having received a kiss on her nose and her lips, though she wished it had been more than a slight graze. However, she knew that Mary was shier in... more
        • So you're focused on a distraction...how interesting!Mary Brooding, Wed Sep 12 01:59
          Mary laughed, happy to follow after the suddenly eager Defense professor. Everything in Tabitha's demeanor screamed of desperation for adventure, a feeling Mary rarely felt herself although she... more
          • I can't help it.Tabitha Hawthorne, Wed Sep 12 14:45
            Tabitha had pulled out her wand from the inside pocket of her blazer, more out of habit rather than anything else. It had become the norm and also, a comfort, to be holding her wand when exploring.... more
            • Help me?Mary Brooding, Sat Sep 15 18:32
              Despite her bleak mood, it was easy to be with Tabitha, and their wanderings were comforting. It was far too nice a time to feel grey and Mary perked up quickly, laughing and joking with her... more
              • Always.Tabitha Hawthorne, Sat Sep 15 20:05
                Tabitha had had a wonderful day with Mary, enjoying it far more than she ever would have done reading and grading essays. Her girlfriend - Tabitha was unable to keep herself from smiling every time... more
                • Thank you.Mary Brooding and Tabitha Hawthorne, Sat Sep 15 22:24
                  (OOC-- Collaboratively written with Tabitha's author) Mary watched, surprised to find her own face dissolving and twisting into one that looked more like Tabitha’s. Of course, it was not Tabitha’s.... more
                  • For you, I'd do anything. Tabitha Hawthorne, Sat Sep 15 22:43
                    "This will hurt," Tabitha warned and her face twisted uncomfortably, not wanting to cause the wonderful woman pain but it was a necessary evil. She steeled herself, breathing in deeply as she pointed ... more
                    • Like breathe?Mary Brooding, Tue Sep 25 22:39
                      Mary groaned in pain when Tabitha's magic forced her broken wrist into place. She was particularly grateful for magic in these situations, although she couldn't help wondering if a slow muggle heal... more
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