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Crystal Lake de Black
Those eyes
Mon Dec 28, 2009 21:28

Bertram and Crystal, with her arm around Talora, were just making their way to the Weir common room to inspect her living arrangements and to add a few little packages and treats which they had brought with them for her. The flying issue had been satisfactorily resolved and Bertram's fears allayed.

But then a woman swept by, a Professor, Crystal believed, ushering two parents in front of her. The de Blacks politely stepped aside to let the more urgent party through.

Which is when it happened.

The Professor, whose gaze seemed to be darting around the room, perhaps checking on miscreant students, alighted, just momentarily on Crystal.

Their dark glinting depths held her and locked her frozen as she swept by.

"Oh," Crystal gasped in horror and lent against her husband who, alarmed supported her to a nearby chair.

"Oh," she said again, her face utterly devoid of colour.

The horror of those familiar eyes. For one ghastly second they had not been the eyes of Talora's professor, but those of her cousin, Gem.

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