Marissa Kendrick (5th Year Aquila)
Let me add another log to that
Thu Jan 12, 2017 22:45
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Whenever a professor gave Marissa the opportunity to wear something besides the school uniform of robes and whatever, she absolutely followed through. It wasn’t like she particularly paid attention to the dress code in the first place. Workout clothes, though, were fun for the dancer. She owned a lot. Her closet was pretty expansive in the first place, but she didn’t get to break out any workout or dance clothes as often as she liked. She danced at Rocky Mountain International when she could. She’d done at least one talent show during her time at the school, but they kept doing really, really boring musicals. She knew it wasn’t Garen’s fault, entirely, but God she couldn’t stand most musicals.

It was just painfully unlikely she’d ever see some Ryan Scott Oliver or Pasek and Paul at her school.

Eventually, the red head made it out onto the Pitch in a faux leather black sports bra and black yoga pants. She expected to get a few more freckles on her already covered face and was thankful that they mostly stuck to her face, arms, and shoulders. She hadn’t managed to tame her hair, which refused to stay up, but her wild mane was as tied back as it could possibly be. Her wand was shoved down into the makeshift ponytail. Marissa doubted that Professor Rasnick would make her go back to Aquila and put on a shirt; she’d never gotten that vibe from the Defense professor.

As Professor Rasnick explained the course, Marissa couldn’t help but grin. There was a little bit of a competitive streak in her. It didn’t always apply to her coursework, it more applied to Quidditch, but it was nice when the two aligned.

Professor Rasnick blew her whistle and Marissa ran at full speed towards the course, laughing. It wasn’t hard to transport the log where it needed to go. A quick wingardium leviosa did the trick, and she managed to be quick without accidentally slamming the log into anyone. Once she finished that, she was ready for the next part of the course.

She noticed Danny Dubois ahead of her. He chose to solidify the mud than get dirty, and he seemed to be concentrating pretty hard on it. Marissa wanted to use the more solid mud, too, and that competitive streak in her gave her an idea. She made a loud noise, something like a cackle, and then actually laughed when he almost stumbled. This gave her the chance to catch up to him using the solid mud with her log in tow.

“That was me, trying to divert your attention. See if you’d fall,” her green eyes twinkled playfully, “And it almost worked!”

  • Between a log and a muddy place - Dardanius Dubois [5th year Lyra], Thu Jan 12 06:30
    DADA was more often than not an interesting class, and for this reason it was Danny’s favourite. Also learning about the Dark Arts was cool, and Professor Rasnick was hot. You know, for a professor.... more
    • Let me add another log to that - Marissa Kendrick (5th Year Aquila), Thu Jan 12 22:45
      • Let's lose the logs - Dardanius, Fri Jan 13 06:35
        Of course it was Marissa, why wouldn't it be? Danny made the mistake of turning his head to look at her, and he almost lost his footing for a second time. Merlin alive, was that outfit even legal ?... more
        • Then what am I going to carry? - Marissa, Sat Jan 14 18:43
          It felt like, for a moment, Marissa and Danny were frozen in time. From what she knew of Danny, he was also quite competitive, and he was probably contemplating her next move. Marissa was very... more
          • That's not my problem - Danny, Sun Jan 15 10:26
            He had just seen the next task up ahead and was wondering if he could pull off the bubble head charm after two months of no practice, when he tripped over nothing and the ground came rapidly up to... more
            • I guess I can just be empty handed - Marissa, Sun Jan 15 16:39
              Marissa gave a celebratory whoop! as she made it past Danny. In the back of her mind, she thought of going back to check on him because that fall looked way nastier than she had intended, but she’d... more
              • Better than empty headed - Danny, Mon Jan 16 05:43
                Another advantage of dousing Marissa, besides revenge, was that she was now wet in a sports bra. “What?” Danny asked, her words not matching his thoughts. Then he realised she was talking about his... more
                • My head is full of knowledge, okay? - Marissa, Mon Jan 16 15:38
                  If they weren’t next to a big thing of fire, Marissa would probably be shivering. How did Danny produce so much water with that tiny wand? The Aquila was almost tempted to stay by the fire a little... more
                  • Okay. Just not useful knowledge. - Danny, Mon Jan 16 17:02
                    “I’ll fix your lip for you when we don’t need the bubble head charm anymore,” Marissa offered. “Thanks, but I’ll pass,” he said, warily. He was not certain she had eptitude in healing spells. Spells... more
                    • Marissa noticed the wariness in his voice, which she found to be a little unfair. She said she was sorry, she meant it, and she thought it had come out very genuine. Danny clearly didn’t trust her... more
                      • Usefulness is to be commended - Danny, Wed Jan 18 15:51
                        How was she still cold? The water from his charm but have been icy . If he’d have known that, Danny wasn’t sure he would have gone through with it. Maybe. Dardanius himself was actually pretty warm,... more
                        • I do what I can - Marissa, Wed Jan 18 17:27
                          Marissa could tell that her shivering was making Danny feel uncomfortable or something. She was a good actress. She wasn’t the best – she’d never do fancy stuff like her mom did, and she didn’t want... more
                          • You sure do - Danny, Fri Jan 20 05:07
                            Once Marissa was in his shoulders, Danny shakily stood, using the sheer face of the wall for support, raising his companion sufficiently that she could haul herself onto the top of the wall. That was ... more
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