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Nat Varth, Chaser
Beaters do have the toughest job
Fri Dec 30, 2016 10:53
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As Nat heard a crack and the familiar whir of a bludger getting too close to comfort the quaffle seemed heavier in her hands. She needed to pass, just as soon as she got a little farther. Another crack of a beater’s bat and she looked around for her fellow chasers. There was Joe, ready and waiting and perfectly lined up at her side. The chaser that had been crowding her, who she couldn’t tell as she had only seen red, was gone. Passing the quaffle now would be easy.

With a practiced pass, Nat was able to send the ball towards Joe. Although it wasn’t time to get a good look at the field, she took account of one of the bludgers position. Deeming she and Joe were in no immediate danger, she focused once again on him, and the quaffle. The Crotalus hoops were far away though they were getting closer with every second. Her pass to Joe was just about to meet with him. If nothing untowards happened, she and Joe should be able to get the quaffle farther into Crotalus territory. Despite her wind stung cheeks, her scarf concealed a grin. She could feel the adrenaline rush warming her alongside the warming charms. Keeping close to Joe, the game charged on.

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          • You should watch yours...Arne Reinhardt, Beater, Sun Jan 8 15:35
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    • Beaters do have the toughest job — Nat Varth, Chaser , Fri Dec 30 10:53
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        • I will agree with you on that.Joe Umland, Chaser, Tue Jan 3 15:55
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