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Georgia Kirkly, Teppenpaw
You have no idea...
Thu Mar 30, 2017 07:04
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Georgia slouched into Care of Magical Creatures. She wondered whether it was too much to hope for that one year, just one, she wouldn’t be entering class puffy eyed on a regular basis. For the first two years, her parents increased fighting and eventual break up had been reason enough to cry. She wouldn’t have said she was exactly happy with the situation now - it still sucked, majorly and continually - but it was past the point now where it was liable to make her need to duck into the bathrooms and splash cold water on her face between classes. However, she had a new problem… Farrah was gone. Her best friend, her only really close friend, wasn’t going to be continuing her schooling here. Kellen, who she’d tentatively been getting to know, had also vanished, so she was well and truly friendless. It was pretty sad, as a third year, to be a total loner. Everyone else in their year had friends already. However hard she tried to break into a group, it was probably too late to really be a part of it. And if no one had wanted to be friends with the chubby, clueless, halfblood before, she couldn’t see why having no friends and cry face all the time was likely to improve her odds. She was doomed. She was going to be a social outcast for the rest of her time at Sonora.

And they were studying depression bugs today. Great. She already felt like she’d swallowed a whole cupful of Glum juice for breakfast. Now she got to spend an hour scooping goo out of a cage with someone who would probably rather do it with anyone but her. She hated this. She hated the fact that their lesson was gross. She hated that she had no friends. She hated that her stupid parents had got a stupid divorce. She hated that she was fat. She hated her whole life, and everything in it, and she really wanted to just go back to bed and cry again for a bit.

She pulled on her gloves, not bothering to ask anyone if they wanted to work together. If they wanted to, they could ask her. Except they probably wouldn’t. She grabbed some stinging nettles and began pushing them into a hutch, in order to give the appearance of doing something whilst putting off the moment she would actually have to deal with slime, all the while scowling. Potentially, she was setting up a very simple self-fulfilling prophecy, as her visible grumpiness didn’t exactly make her the most enticing work partner. But, with the smallness of the school and the visible absence of certain members of the class, perhaps someone would find her mood understandable…

  • Feeling glum?Professor Taransay, Sat Mar 18 05:40
    It had been a little over a year since Rory had started working at Sonora, and in that time his life had changed quite a lot. Meeting Amelle had, at the time, been one of the best things that had... more
    • On the contraryArthur Leithan, Fri Apr 7 21:33
      Arthur enjoyed Care of Magical Creatures. He had experience working with nonmagical animals at home. His family had a small herd of sheep they used to train and work their border collies. It has been ... more
    • Not todayArtemis Leithan, Fri Apr 7 21:05
      Artemis was always somewhat hesitant about Care of Magical Creatures. She liked to study ahead with most of her classes. She practiced her potions work in her room to perfect her technique, which... more
    • Actually, no. (Tag Finn)Juniper Brockert, Teppenpaw, Fri Apr 7 12:45
      Other than being with Finn, Care of Magical Creatures was the only thing Juniper truly loved about Sonora. However, she wasn't sure if she really preferred being home either. On the one hand, at... more
      • Me neither!Finn Scott, Teppenpaw, Fri Apr 14 10:51
        Finn’s alarm hadn’t gone off that morning, for some reason, and he’d only been woken up by the sound of Jozua moving about their dormitory. Having to get ready in a bit of a rush had put him slightly ... more
        • Glad to hear itJuniper, Sat Apr 22 11:52
          Juniper grinned. The combination of animals-even something like glumbumbles-and her best friend was something that made her genuinely happy. Hopefully she could forget about everyone else being... more
    • You have no idea... — Georgia Kirkly, Teppenpaw, Thu Mar 30 07:04
      • Tell me about it?Tess Whittaker, Pecari, Thu Apr 6 15:14
        Fourth year Tess seemed to be walking around with a permanent smile so far. A naturally optimistic person, the struggles and hardships of last year meant that, now everything was as okay as it could... more
        • Why, what's your angle?Georgia, Tue Apr 25 09:10
          ’Mind if I work with you?’ The words ‘Why would you want to?’ sprang immediately to mind, and came exceptionally close to being blurted out, but Georgia managed to hold them back and replace them... more
    • I've had cheerier days.Joe Umland, Teppenpaw, Tue Mar 21 19:11
      Normally, Joe might have noticed a decrease in Taransay’s usual level of verbal enthusiasm, but his situation at the moment was not quite normal. Normally, Care of Magical Creatures was just another... more
      • That seems to be a trend.Nevaeh Reed [Aladren], Thu Mar 23 01:53
        Nevaeh was less excited for classes this year than others, if only because Barnaby had moved up to the Advanced level. She still had people to work with, of course - her other friends were all in her ... more
        • Are you feeling glum about anything?Joe, Fri Mar 24 15:57
          Joe shook his head automatically as he answered Nevaeh’s question, even though the gesture had no real purpose in this context. “I don’t think it’s just you,” he said. “This year is…below my... more
    • Not reallyFabian Brockert, Pecari, Sun Mar 19 18:12
      So it was his fifth year. Fabian couldn't help but feel a bit of an icky feeling in his stomach. This meant CATS. CATS meant going to advanced classes and then RATS. And after that there was having... more
      • A littleIngrid Wolseithcrafte, Pecari, Tue Mar 21 06:35
        Ew. CATS year. This was going to be one never ending headache, she was sure of it. Not that Ingrid found much of the material difficult, per se. She was a well-educated girl from the kind of family... more
        • Sorry to hear thatFabian, Wed Apr 5 09:04
          Fabian blinked at Ingrid's barrage of questions. Okay, yes, he knew sort of what her family was like, what her two oldest siblings had been like-or what he assumed they were like being that they were ... more
          • Eh, it'll be fineIngrid, Sun May 14 00:25
            “It’s not like it’s a difficult process though,” Ingrid argued back, “Sure, I wouldn’t trust the most of the potions we make, but this is putting goo in a jar. The only way to mess up is if we... more
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