Tabitha Hawthorne
Oh, it feels nice to sit down.
Fri Aug 31, 2018 14:29

The staff room was dark when they entered it as there was obviously nobody else in there at such early hours. While Nathan busied himself with the tea-making, Tabitha made herself comfortable on a squashy armchair that also had a comfortable foot rest and it felt wonderful to put her feet up. She'd removed her coat to use it more like a blanket, laying it across herself. She withdrew her wand and shot an incendio into the fireplace and it came to life, providing much needed warmth.

She smiled just as warmly at Nathan as he sat himself down on the sofa opposite, admittedly looking rather tired before still with it enough to introduce himself properly. She laughed lightly. He seemed to be quite funny. "I'm Tabitha," she told him. "It's a pleasure to meet you, despite the hour."

Tabitha didn't feel much like moving when the tea was done and with another idle flick of her wand, she summoned two teacups with their matching saucers as well as the teapot, milk, sugar and spoons, all of them coming to land gently on the coffee table in between them. With a smile, she leaned forward and began to pour herself a cup of tea.

"So tell me, Nathan..." she began, the corner of her lips twitching up in a smirk. "That was, uh... your fiancee's room you were leaving when we bumped into each other?"

  • That seems likely - Nathan Xavier, Fri Aug 31 10:12
    He was glad that prying or not, his question seemed to break the awkward heaviness of the conversation so far, as she smiled brilliantly and confirmed that she had had an absolutely wonderful time.... more
    • Oh, it feels nice to sit down. - Tabitha Hawthorne, Fri Aug 31 14:29
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