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Emilie McClure
Just wait till we pounce.
Mon May 16, 2011 01:11
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Emilie was relatively new to Quidditch. She was a second year now, so she'd had a year and a summer of practice, but she still didn't know if it was going to be enough for this game. She'd been reserve Keeper last year, and now she was finally going to play. Her reflexes were much sharper than before, and she was proud to be wearing her team's robes. The Scottish-American girl, her brown hair tied up and her turquoise eyes looking at each member of the opposite team, took her place at the hoops.

It was a little boring at first, but she stayed alert. There were a couple times it got really close, but her fellow Chasers were quick in intercepting. They really were awesome. She gripped her broom tightly, feeling a little nervous. She had a quick broom, but whenever the Quaffle came near, she became nervous and stopped thinking. She didn't want to let her team down.

The Quaffle did, unfortunately, come back with one of the Fireball Chasers holding it, and then they threw it towards the left hoop. Emilie's reflexes probably weren't as polished as she'd wanted. Because she attempted to lunge for it, but it didn't work out that way. Her broom held still and, angry and feeling embarrassed, she pulled her broom to the left again harshly. However, the new broom that she apparently didn't have full control of, moved too quickly to the left and so when the Quaffle turned rapidly to the right, it smacked her right in the face.

Feeling embarrassed but also rejoicing in the fact that she had stopped it from getting into the hoops, she caught it before it fell to the ground and threw it to the nearest Boardhound Chaser. She rubbed her sore, pale nose. That had really hurt. The pain would go away fast, though, especially in this cold. It would get numb. Emilie let herself smile. She'd blocked her first goal in a real match! She thanked Merlin and her father for her malfunctioning broom.

  • Waiting seems to be what you do bestHector, Mon May 16 00:49
    The game was rapidly turning into something quite entertaining. The Boardhound Chasers weren’t that good, if he was being honest. They were intercepting their passes with ease. Hector smiled, as he... more
    • Just wait till we pounce. — Emilie McClure, Mon May 16 01:11
      • yeah yeah...Hector, Mon May 16 01:37
        Okay, the Keeper being dumb and actually stopping his throw with his face was something new to the blonde chaser. He couldn’t help it, but he laughed. The laughter ceased after a few seconds, his... more
        • Still waiting...Gabriel Errant {Chaser}, Mon May 16 10:38
          Gabriel began to feel the usual impatience that came upon him after minutes of not making contact with the Quaffle. He had never really felt himself play for anybody before, and had to stop looking... more
        • Can't find anything real to say in response?Emilie McClure, Mon May 16 10:37
          The same Chaser came back, and Emilie groaned. She gripped her broom tightly, flying in front of the center hoop, when he suddenly came straight at her. She couldn't help it; she closed her eyes... more
          • The wait is over!Gabriel Errant {Chaser}, Mon May 16 10:57
            He sprang up as the keeper once again blocked the shot, and lifted his hands to deflect it away from the intended Boardhound chaser, and lunged forward to again gather the Quaffle. “Gracias!” He... more
            • So you tell yourself...Emilie McClure, Mon May 16 15:49
              Emilie growled in frustration as another Fireball Chaser intercepted her pass and "threw" it to the right goal hoop, which she lunged for. Then she felt incredibly stupid because he had thrown it to... more
              • Shall I take a shot now? Patrick DiCaprio, Mon May 16 16:29
                Patrick noticed something about the Keeper. She always seemed a second too slow, which was why Gabriel and Hector's throws hadn't worked very well. They made the mistake of feinting against a girl... more
                • Don't bother.Jian Wong, Mon May 16 19:20
                  This was turning into a very back and forth game, Jian noted dryly to himself after DiCaprio intercepted a pass intended for him again . He was by nature a very calm person, and getting the ball... more
                • My turn to take charge now.Shae Bilson (Chaser), Mon May 16 19:20
                  Shae was getting incredibly sick with how these Fireball chasers were playing. They were circling their keeper like a hawk so that Emilie couldn’t ever make a pass to one of her own teammates. It was ... more
                  • That is appreciatedJian Wong, Mon May 16 19:34
                    Jian had come here for a game, a competition. Being forced to hang back while the other team mobbed his Keeper was most certainly not his idea of competition. Emilie was trapped in, blocked at all... more
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