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Kit Reid
Overtthinking
Wed Jun 7, 2017 11:13
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Arriving to Potions, Kit took her seat at the front of the class. She always sat at the front whenever possible. Judging by the looks of her – blonde and always fashionably dressed – one might not suspect the brilliant mind behind it that enjoyed classes. She would even go so far as to say they were fun. Though, the shortage in staffing hindered some of that fun.

For some reason, it seemed that the school had lost a lot of staff members and students. Kit wasn’t sure why, but she did overhear her parents talking about the possibility of sending her to another school to ensure that she received the best ‘education,’ which was really just code for ensuring she had more eligible pureblood males to choose from when she got older. She had barged in on them, even though, it wasn’t quite ladylike and convinced them that Sonora was the best place to be, because there were possibilities. She even had someone particular in mind, which was enough for her parents to leave it alone for the moment. She had no idea what she was going to do when she actually had to produce someone, but that was a problem for another time.

Today, her focus was Potions. She had left her long hair down, because it went best with her outfit. Under her robes, she was wearing a black and white short-sleeved sweater with a pink skirt, black stockings, and black wedges. Her belt was pink and black as was the bow clip that she had pinned on one side of her hair. Fashion achieved, but loose hair was not a good idea in Potions. Pulling a spare hair tie from her wrist, she pulled her locks up into a messy ponytail. Safety first.

Hair up and notebook out, she was ready to learn. And she was certainly not disappointed since they would be working from the Intermediate textbook. She frowned though as to why there were two sets of instructions. If they weren’t really that much harder and produced the same potion, why would there be two sets? Was it simply a matter of substitutions like how there were certain things that could be substituted in food recipes to make the dish healthier or was it more along the lines of how effective the potion would actually be. She made a note to ask the professor about it after class.

For now, Kit decided that she needed a partner. Turning to the person closest to her, she asked, “Do you want to be partners?”

  • Nap time! [Years I-II]Professor Sophie O'Malley, Fri Jun 2 22:57
    As the staff fluctuated, it was impossible not to feel the strain. Sophie was not even technically affected, but the stress of her coworkers felt almost tangible. There were a lot of holes to fill... more
    • How about daydream time?Kir McLeod, Teppenpaw, Sun Jun 25 21:50
      Kir had three different places that he tended to sit in class. First, and best, was next to Kit, but he couldn’t sit there all the time because his other friends and her other friends would probably... more
    • Zzzz...Isaac Song - Pecari, Sat Jun 17 20:14
      Isaac always felt a little bad for Professor O'Malley having her class right after lunch, but someone had to. He was feeling lethargic as usual, perhaps because he enjoyed stuffing himself or he... more
      • Sleep on your own timeJennifer White (Aladren), Thu Jun 22 14:16
        Jen had been at Sonora long enough to start forming preferences of her classes. She liked herbology, but she found potions dull. Her partiality to herbology was important in this context, because it... more
        • Doesn't work so well for meIsaac, Sat Jun 24 20:23
          Isaac hadn't heard this first year talk very much, but he did recognize her and felt a little bad that he couldn't remember her name. He smiled apologetically at her when she made it clear she'd... more
          • Then I guess you need this potionJen, Wed Jun 28 07:55
            When Isaac had returned, Jen had cleared the workspace of books and parchment and had retrieved the lavender she’d volunteered from her own kit. The first year had began collecting together measuring ... more
    • Overtthinking — Kit Reid, Wed Jun 7 11:13
      • Just take it one step at a time.Amelia Layne, Aladren, Wed Jun 7 15:43
        At this point, with Professor Pye and Professor Perrault both abruptly gone, it almost felt weird to go to Potions and Care of Magical Creatures and Transfiguration and see different faces. In two... more
    • I wishNatalie Atwater, Pecari, Mon Jun 5 14:50
      Natalie never really wanted to go to class after lunch. Actually sometimes, she didn't want to go to class period but after lunch it was worse, because she resented that she only had enough time to... more
      • Re: I wishWinston Pierce, Wed Jun 7 15:35
        Winston enjoyed potions most of the time. It wasn't necessarily his favorite class, as it lacked the interesting high points of some of his other classes, but it was fairly consistent in what to... more
        • What do you wish for?Natalie, Thu Jun 22 15:37
          Natalie cringed inside when Winston mentioned that Sophie explicitly said that neither potion was harder. Admittedly, the Pecari was not the best at listening to directions, which might be part of... more
          • Winston nodded in agreement. "That works for me. I'd prefer not to just sit around waiting, too. Hang on, let me just put this back." He held up the intermediate textbook to show her what he was... more
            • I wish I had more important content.Natalie, Sat Jul 8 16:52
              Natalie waited as Winston returned the intermediate text to Sophie and her mind began to wander slightly. She wished she was on a beach. Even if the beach was just a conjured up one in MARS. How nice ... more
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