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Christopher Salas
Sending a pretty bludger your way {Fireball Chaser}
Sun Nov 21, 2010 19:31
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Chris swung his beater bat casually into the air as he trudged through the snow onto SUM's definition of a Quidditch Stadium, and caught the bat neatly into his thinly gloved hand. He lagged slightly behind the rest of his team but as he got closer he got a clear look at the competition.

"Oh, please." He snorted to one of his teammates. "This is the best they can come up with?"

Ever since Chris had joined the team three years ago, they had won the Falcon Cup each year. It was pretty much acknowledged that he and Calvin were the bare bone structure of the team. They fought hard and brutally - though there wouldn't be too much energy to put into this team - to get rid of each opposition by whatever means necessary. In the end, that left their superbly skilled team with little resistance.

Chris' eyes dragged over each Fireball player and noted their names. Most of them were girls, which surprised him. And made him feel even better about the upcoming match. The two beaters, Featherwick and Chapman definitely looked easy to beat. Chris scanned his gaze over Featherwick and picked her out to be the first one on the receiving end of his bludger. She didn't look much for Captain material.

The Keeper, Kamiya, didn't look special as well. He'd leave her for the chasers to humiliate. She probably couldn't even tell which trio of goalposts were hers.

The Chasers looked alright. Errant and Edwards looked fit enough, no match for Hippogriff ones of course, but Nealson, hot as she was, was going to burn. Chris gleefully twirled his bat around in his hand, all the imaginary ways of hurting the team flashing through his mind. He wondered if Calvin was experiencing something just as exquisite. He saw knees breaking, blood gushing... my, it was marvelous.

He couldn't wait for the game to start. He took off his black square shaped glasses and pulled out his wand and tapped it on the snow covered glass to permanently keep them clean. He put them back on and waited for the ref's signal. Finally, they were on their brooms, and the quaffle was thrown up. Chris tracked a bludger with his eyes and flew toward it. Despite his promise of going after Featherwick, he cast that aside in favor of going after his nearest target - one of the chasers.

He stretched his broad arm high, the large muscles flexing, and then suddenly dropped in the air as the bludger dipped below. He pulled up a little to the side of it, and looked up at the chaser he had followed from below.

"This is just a teaser!" He called out, then swung hard on the bludger, watching as it sped somewhere around the chaser's knees and middle of the belly of the broom.

  • Roaring Fireballs VS Soaring HippogriffsCoach Bradford, Sat Nov 20 23:20
    The first game of the year had been put off for some time due to an outbreak of Dragonpocs at two of the schools. Yet it was that time again the crowds had come to cheer on the Roaring Fireballs or... more
    • High time to get on the offense. [Hippogriff Chaser]Liana Chapman, Fri Nov 26 17:06
      Lee was amazed at how fast the game went. It was just so constant , always flying and ducking other players and smacking Bludgers with as much strength as she could get out of her left hand. She knew ... more
      • ..did you really have to get that offensive?Kerrie Lang, Fri Nov 26 17:57
        Despite Edwards' almost pathetically awesome pass to her, he was now playing much better and was steadily gaining on their goalhoops. But Kerrie wasn't one easily outraced. She sped after him,... more
        • If you thought that was offensive, don't watch this.Christopher Salas, Sun Nov 28 01:22
          "You have no idea." Chris cringed on his broom. There was a brief flash of pain that seemed to travel from the middle of his back to his chest, as if an arrow had struck through him unnoticed, and... more
          • That's more awesome than offensive, actually.Kerrie Lang, Sun Nov 28 18:00
            And sure enough, there Chris was as always, in front of her the moment her thoughts turned to him. Staring into his eyes behind those dark glasses, she smiled at him in gratitude, her own grey eyes... more
            • Well, I'm rather offended.Liana Chapman, Mon Nov 29 20:50
              Lee grinned with satisfaction as her Bludger hit its target, continuing to trace its path around the field from the corner of her eye while the rest of her attention was on Hector and Gabriel. She... more
              • Don't waste your thoughts on them. Lucy Featherwick, Thu Dec 9 04:48
                As Lucy approached Lee, Lucy let out a long string of expletives under her breath. How dare he! Liana was practically hanging off her broom and if she sustained a hit now, she was surely a goner -... more
                • "Hey Lee" a voice drifted to her faintly through the rising wind, and she cracked one eye open slightly before frowning and opening both eyes wider in an attempt to make out the figure in front of... more
    • Aiming for a clean victory. [Hippogriff Chaser]Lucy Featherwick, Mon Nov 22 06:59
      The weather was windy and cold, but Lucy was confident of her team as she strode onto the Quidditch Pitch, her broom tucked under her arm. It was snowing but she'd thankfully told her team to cast a... more
      • Don't even bother.Nathan DeVerro, Mon Nov 22 15:10
        Nathan stepped onto the pitch, his taut face serious as the snow landed in his dark hair, nicely combed just for the match. Though his hair was always unruly on a regular basis, it was just for these ... more
        • Aiming for just victory then.Gabriel Errant, Mon Nov 22 19:50
          Though this was Gabriel's first game at Sapienti, he had played chaser and keeper interchangeably throughout high school and middle school. A few times he had been seeker, mainly for the glory factor ... more
          • Victory is goodHector Edwards [Fireball Chaser], Tue Nov 23 17:23
            It was the first game of the season, and Hector was quite excited about it. Quidditch was always a good time, and the blonde had a raging passion for the sport. He was confident they would win this... more
            • Don't bother with that, eitherKerrie Lang {Hippogriff Chaser}, Tue Nov 23 20:41
              If there was one thing that Kerrie Lang couldn't stand, it was the cold. So naturally, the fact that their match against Sapienti was to be held in practically a blizzard didn't impress her at all.... more
              • Gee, I think we're discouraging them.Christopher Salas, Tue Nov 23 22:33
                It was too early in the game to get annoyed. Chris merely gritted his teeth before whipping past Chapman. He'd underestimated her, she did know how to swing a bat. However, he hadn't actually been... more
                • It's going to take more than that. [Hippogriff Chaser]Lucy Featherwick, Wed Nov 24 06:58
                  Now, Lucy was becoming annoyed. This game had sped up from nought to one hundred in the past five minutes. That shoulder barge from the Hippogriff Chaser had really been necessary. Cursing under her... more
                  • To stop you winning? I think not.Gale Williams, Wed Nov 24 07:59
                    Gale, for the most part of the this match had not had much to do. Of course, it wasn't that he needed much to do - after all, he was confident that the Hippogriff's were going to win. The SUM team... more
                    • 'nough talk, more playGabriel Errant, Wed Nov 24 10:40
                      Gabriel had no time to be disappointed at Hector's poor pass. The Hippogriff chaser who had been trailing him and Mia shoved into him before speeding back towards Fireball goals. Gabriel turned... more
    • Sending a pretty bludger your way {Fireball Chaser} — Christopher Salas, Sun Nov 21 19:31
      • Not on my watch.Liana Chapman, Mon Nov 22 20:13
        Lee strapped her wrist guards on tightly over the sleeves of her robes, hoping that they would keep the loose material from getting in her way too much. Underneath the robes she was dressed simply in ... more
    • I'm Dreaming of a White VictoryElly Eriksson, Seeker, Sun Nov 21 13:46
      Of all her years of playing Quidditch, Elly had never once played in the snow. She’d practised in the snow, for sure, but her high school games had all been played in the middle of the Sonoran... more
      • My dreams are far more sinisterChristopher Salas, Wed Nov 24 17:43
        Chris pulled his broom up until he was far above all the players except one. Through his glasses he spied Erikson, an obnoxiously brightly colored girl who played seeker. Once again, Chris felt... more
        • I didn't know you had that much imagination. Lucy Featherwick, Thu Dec 9 04:39
          After sending several Bludgers towards the Chasers, sometimes successfully, but most of the time they missed which aggravated her no end she decided to play tactically. Noticing that both Liana and... more
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