Plenty more where that came from
Fri Jan 5, 2018 07:50

Darlene was under the impression that girls could not date each other, apparently regardless of the circumstances. Claudia was loathe to disabuse her, but unfortunately the shrieked conversation of her teammates and the symptoms this class had somehow inflicted left little room for negotiation.

“Marley is odd,” Claudia confirmed, “and while there is certainly potential for her to continuing behaving in inexplicable, illogical ways, I did not believe this would be one of them.” She sighed. “I’m afraid it is possible for two witches to attend a romantic date together,” Claudia said, her expression conveying her anguish, “but it ought not to be encouraged.”

“I am appalled to be telling you this, but I am afraid I can confirm that there are instances when two wizards have made a union as if one of them were a witch,” she said, lowering her voice appropriately for the scandalous nature of her revelation. If word were to get out she had knowledge of inappropriate relationships it might damage her chances of entering into a future relationship herself. “It is, I’m sure you will agree, bafflingly nonsensical as well as deeply disturbing that someone would choose this. I confess I did not think Marley capable.”

It was upsetting to Claudia that Marley would make such a poorly informed decision, and to share it so publicly in the first instance. With no further coherent thoughts on the wild turn of events, Claudia looked back to Drew. “Perhaps you could do worse than Drew, after all,” she said to Darlene, not really aware she was saying the words aloud. He was, by some definitions, of wizarding background, as he was clearly Garen Tennant’s son… “Hang on a minute. Are professors Tennant and McKindy one of those couples?” She whispered, aghast, realisation suddenly dawning.

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