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Isaac Song - Pecari
I mean, I guess I'll try to stay calm
Tue Nov 14, 2017 01:07

Ever since Isaac had started dabbling in cooking at home, his interest in Potions class had grown. It was a lot of the same things: mixing, measuring out ingredients, making sure you stirred it or chopped things up correctly. Only potions used a lot more disgusting things he'd never heard of (like hellebore--what was that?). Then again, his friends didn't believe unicorns existed, so there was a lot to learn from the magical way of doing things. His mom was kind of in this realm too, in a muggle sense, since she was a pharmacist and dealt with all sorts of chemicals and medicines. She had been super interested in potions too when she'd gone to school. Isaac thought it was kind of cool learning something so similar to the muggle world.

He walked into the classroom and looked around briefly at the open seats. Isaac opted for the middle row and sat down, shifting a little uncomfortably. His clothes had been feeling a little tight lately and he knew he was growing faster than usual. He brought out all of his materials, assuming they would be doing practical work today. Intermediate classes were hard, but he liked being the younger one in the group. There were so many pretty older girls and he didn't like taking care of his younger classmates as much as being one of the younger years himself.

Seeing yet another new professor at the front of the class wasn't surprising; magical schools seemed to go through them super quick. They probably had better things to do anyway in real life. Isaac didn't really mind it, but he was sad when good teachers had to go for whatever reason.

Once the new prof had said his part and set them off to work, Isaac poured the water into his cauldron and lit the fire underneath. He pulled out a piece of paper as he waited for his cauldron to warm up a little. The homework questions were pretty easy and for now he could just jot down his thoughts before turning it into a nicer-looking assignment to turn in later.

1. calm people down, make angry or anxious people calm, probably give it to people who've gone through hard times or really hard events

2. they get too calm and super tired, maybe they could go into a coma??

3. charms, like a cheering charm

Isaac looked up and noticed someone looking at him. "Oh, shoot, my fire's too high," he exclaimed, dropping his pencil to turn it down. "I probably should've kept an eye on it instead of doing the homework. Multitasking just isn't something I'm good at, I guess." Isaac pulled out an old vial of leftover moonstone he'd crushed and measured it out. "Luckily I think I have enough for this potion. Do you need some? I also have some syrupy hellebore. Syrup of hellebore." Isaac poured out what he needed into the cauldron until the mixture turned green, then held out the vial to his classmate with a friendly grin as he stirred with his other hand.

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