Suspense, maybe building up to this?
Mon Jun 24, 2013 09:31

"Alannah," Chord repeated, smiling.

He pulled out his own reddish-brown wand - he wasn't sure what material or type it was - and flicked it around his fingers, before grabbing it again in the correct position. He was quite surprised about how little he had used his wand in the school. It was supposed to me a magic school, after all, but there were so many similarities for him between this and any other boarding school.

"Aye, I'll try my best!"

He put his left foot forwards and moved his wand in a circle as a practise. He tried to be fully concentrated (after all, he was about to shoot a spell at a first year) but somehow, he couldn't quite focus. He blinked a few times and shook his head.

"Okay..." he murmured, and then said loudly and firmly: "Expelliarmus!"

He felt his wand push back into his hand as the spell was released a lot faster than he had expected, causing him to take a step back. He hadn't meant it to be so violent! He snapped his wand backwards and looked at his partner, unsure if she had been disarmed or if something else entirely had happened. It surely felt powerful enough to disarm someone.

“Are you alright?” he asked, genuine concern in his voice.

  • What sort of tension?Alannah , Wed Jun 19 18:06
    The older boy responded with a thank you before turning around and writing down the answer allowing Alannah to go back to taking perfect notes. When the Professor released them to work together... more
    • Suspense, maybe building up to this? — Chord, Mon Jun 24 09:31
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