If our demands are not met, we'll unleash the Scary Tepps.
Fri Feb 23, 2018 09:21

When Selina began glancing around, Gray was momentarily nervous, worried about what was going to come up now, but it just turned out to be semi-serious (at least he hoped it was only semi-serious) speculation about poor Nathan and his ever-increasing web of complications involving students.

“I don’t know,” he said, also in a lowered tone. “They shouldn’t be, but – Teppenpaws aren’t what they were like when I was here,” he said. He paused for a moment after saying that, thinking through each word and how they went together before saying, “Oh Merlin, I think I’m officially old,” in a flat, matter-of-fact sort of way before continuing, “but they aren’t – when I first got here, Daniel mentioned Jozua, of course, but he also said Joseph Umland tried to hit the headmaster one time, too! I’m glad those two aren’t in the same class anymore – in my day – “ he officially, he thought, needed some damn kids to chase off his lawn, but while there were plenty of kids all around, he lacked a lawn at present – “Teppenpaws just didn’t do that, you know? We didn’t even have many Pecaris who did – and I don’t think any of them even would’ve gone for the boss,” he added in fairness to his old classmates. “I think it’s just these kids, not Nathan. Unless Nathan’s cursed somehow so all these kids show up now,” he added, covering all possibilities he could think of offhand the way he would in a brainstorming session with other show writers.

  • “Hm,” Selina frowned, as Gray explained the sparks. “That does seem more like something he’d do by accident - I mean, I can’t imagine him wanting to do that to Lily. Hopefully not to most of his... more
    • If our demands are not met, we'll unleash the Scary Tepps. - Gray, Fri Feb 23 09:21
      • Seems reasonable - Selina, Fri Feb 23 10:25
        “Wait until you teach the children of the first set of children you taught. That’s a super fun one. Wait until you have colleagues born the same year as your own children,” Selina retorted, when Gray ... more
        • Excellent. I’ll gather the cavalry. - Gray, Fri Feb 23 20:10
          It took Gray a moment to catch the implication in what Selina was saying, and then he looked surprised. Due to his glasses and none-too-distinguished chin, he knew this was an absurd look on him.... more
          • And wine. Wine would be good. - Selina, Fri Mar 2 20:25
            “Thank you,” Selina said, deciding to take what Grayson had said as a compliment. When that sort of remark came from children, it usually meant that they hadn’t considered their teachers might be... more
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