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He seems real happy with how that went...
Thu Sep 21, 2017 22:46

Were you interested in trying out for the Teppenpaw team?

No scorn. No emphasis on the ‘you’ that implied it was a ridiculous idea. Ginger actually just seemed genuinely hopeful about the idea.

“I’m Georgia,” she replied. That was the easy part. As for whether she wanted to join the team… “Um… I… Well… I dunno. I’m not a great flyer. I haven’t really done it since first year - there’s no way I could keep up with how you guys are flying right now,” she babbled, wondering why she was trying to talk Ginger out of the notion of accepting her. She wasn’t, really. She just really wanted the other girl to know what she was getting herself in for. It was less humiliating to be laughed off the pitch by just one person before she’d attempted to ride a broomstick very badly than once she’d made an idiot of herself in front of everyone. The fact that she didn’t have a broom had been a further excuse, but Ginger had pointed out the school ones already.

“I mean, I just came to see what it was like, and I don’t know… Would you actually want someone like me on the team?” she asked. Whilst ‘someone like me’ was fairly nonspecific, ‘someone fat who can’t fly a broom’ was what she was thinking of, although Ginger was welcome to pick any or all of those elements.

  • That's what Jozua said too...Captain Ginger, Thu Sep 21 09:26
    She had flown sufficiently far away from Jozua that he had chosen a different target to chase down. She looked about to see how everyone else was doing, and noticed the had a new arrival. Hoping that ... more
    • He seems real happy with how that went... — Georgia, Thu Sep 21 22:46
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