Andrew Tennant
This is just what I needed
Sun Nov 4, 2018 15:58

Things had been weird. Dade Dakota was a girl now, Remington was having dating drama, Kit and Darlene were kind of getting along… everything was upside down and Drew felt weird about it in different ways. Nothing had changed much with Dakota, except that Drew, Kit, and Anssi called her by her new name now. Dakota seemed to like that—at least, Drew thought she did. She wasn’t any easier to read now then when she’d been Dade. In his head, Drew still got it wrong on the first try every time, but he was getting better at using the right name and pronouns out loud. Drew was definitely counting his blessings on his girlfriend and his cousin figuring out some kind of truce because of Brewster (a… Trucester, if you will), but new things were still weird even if they were good.

And everything going on with Remington was decidedly un-good. Drew hadn’t had a chance to talk to Malachi, mostly because he had no idea what he was supposed to say. As far as Drew knew, the Draco hadn’t explained himself to Remington, which to Drew meant that he didn’t have an explanation: he was just a crappy person who stood girls up. Remington deserved way better.

There was probably some kind of “at least she found out now instead of after she’s invested a lot of time and stuff in their relationship” silver lining, but Drew was pretty sure that every time someone called something a silver lining, they were just trying to make you feel like you weren’t allowed to complain about something that sucked. This sucked a lot, and even though Drew wasn’t a violent person, he sure did want to get some kind of revenge on the Draco. Maybe at the Lake Michigan School of Magic, Malachi’s old school, it was okay to do that kind of thing, but that kind of crap was not going to fly at RMI.

So it was a pretty sweet feeling when Rob handed Drew the opportunity on a silver platter. The third year suspected that something awesome was going to happen when he saw the buffet of ingredients out on the counter at the front of the room. They usually just worked out of their potions kits: when outside ingredients came into play, it meant Rob was going off-book, and that meant something super fun was on the itinerary.

Rob did not disappoint today. Instantly, Drew knew who his potion was going to be for: Malachi Crenton, the asshole who’d broken one of his best friend’s hearts.

Not wanting to wait until his base potion was brewed), Drew immediately scurried up to the front of the room. It was like a build your own sundae bar, only instead of delicious treats, there was a menu of dastardly potions effects. Perfect. “What should I do to Malachi?” he asked another person at the counter, who had apparently had the same idea to get their ingredients before all the good ones were taken. “I’m thinking warts, to start with.”

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