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Nathan Xavier
By now, I think we are up to three plague victims
Wed Feb 14, 2018 18:55

Nathan raised an eyebrow at Parker's inclusion of himself in Cleo's friend circle. He wasn't quite sure how to respond to that. He didn't want to seem like he was drawing away from a student he had always been fond of, but at the same time, he'd just been asked a number of very awkward question about that same student only two days ago. Seeming too close was just as bad. But there was no good way to explain that to a boy who only meant the best for his friend.

Fortunately, Parker continued before the silence became too awkward and Nathan had to figure out something to say.

"No, that would not be very good at all," he agreed.

He nodded thoughtfully at Parker's suggestion. "Yes," he said slowly, drawing the word out as he considered the groundskeeping chores he had waiting on his to-do list. "I think there are a few things I could recommend that could be handled by Cleo and a couple elves. That's a good idea. I'll do that. Thank you." He figured a slightly larger job, which required elf assistance, would be ideal: it ought to keep Cleo’s mind on something a bit more challenging, and give a solid unassailable reason why there were elves about which would raise no suspicion at all.

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