Starr Colindale
I am the God of Hell Fire, and I bring you....
Fri Dec 13, 2013 16:47
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Starr was excited for the party. It would probably be different to what he was used to but you had to work pretty hard to suck all the fun out of one, so he was optimistic. He wouldn't put it past de Villiers, the time Nazi, but perhaps this was the professor's way of letting out his fun side. Apart from his super strict adherence to a schedule, Starr guessed the guy was ok – he stuck students to the ceiling for class, so either had a sense of humour or was a total sadist.

Starr had had a great time exploring Pearl Street, looking for things for his costume. He hadn't really meant to linger long, as shopping wasn't really his thing, but there were so many cool shops that he'd just been drawn into and then, in most of them, he'd got into discussions on magic (minding to watch what he said) and spirituality with the owners. It was a pretty cool community and he could see himself spending a lot of time there. In the fabric shop, he'd purchased yards of gauzy reds and oranges. His mom usually made all his performance costumes, and his own sewing skills weren't great, so he'd decided to keep it simple. He was wearing brown leggings and an orange tunic, over which he had stuck flame shapes in the fabrics he'd bought in town. He'd originally thought of adding long, swirling pieces of fabric to the outfit, for adding movement, but then a better idea had occurred to him... Fire poi. And fire poi and floaty fabric did not mix. If he had stopped to think about it, he might have realised that a room full of people and fire poi were not a golden combination either, but he had been so excited by the idea that he only considered the practicalities that he was used to considering, such as his own attire. To him, parties meant singing and showing your skills, and his mind was busily spinning down this route as he planned his appearance.

On the night itself, he strolled through the corridor feeling pleased with the overall effect. He'd brought a few face paints with him to RMI, more because he couldn't bear not to than because he thought he'd have a chance to use them. He was mighty glad he had now, as his face was smoky grey with tribal looking swirls in oranges and reds, concentrated around the eyes and across his cheekbones. He got to the party a little after the announced start time and didn't notice a list on which his name was appearing for detention. At that point, the number of people registered with him, but as he wove through, he realised there were bigger spaces between the little knots. The music going had a good beat.

“Incednio,” he cast, carefully targeting the spell at the end of his poi. It was one of the charms he was proficient in, as it was used so often in circus acts. He was adept at controlling it, hitting his target and channelling just enough energy for it to give him a decent show before safely burning out. All being well, it would last about ninety seconds. He twirled the poi, spinning them in enchanting patterns, around above his head and all around his body. He'd made sure he had enough space, so he would be fine, so long as no one was stupid enough to venture within range of a flaming ball whooshing around on a string. When the flames burnt out, he smiled, glancing around his surroundings. Noticing someone watching him, his grin broadened. He took a step or two before jumping forward, landing neatly in front of them in a crouching position. He looked up at them, his eyes glinting with excitement, framed in their swirls of make-up, and a wicked grin on his face.

“I'm a fire spirit!” he announced.

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