Fun though, right?
Tue Jan 24, 2017 00:21

“Oh no, you fell?” Raja was far less concerned about the red-turned disc and more about the fact that she’d fallen over. “No worries about having to double back. You okay?” Rhiya didn’t seem hurt, but teenagers, he knew from experience, were pretty stubborn and prideful, so maybe she was just faking being okay. He hoped that wasn’t the case.

From the way she moved to go get the new disc, though, it was pretty clear she was probably fine. He ran along behind her all the way back and then to the same spot again. She surprised him by asking him to try another spell. “Yeah, that’s probably for the best,” he replied sheepishly. Attempting the hard one again was probably a bad idea; he was pretty lucky to have walked away from his first attempt untouched (or so he thought), plus, while he considered it a success, it wasn’t exactly a helpful end result. “Wingardium leviosa!

Raja floated the obstacle to a more manageable distance. “That one is waaaay easier,” he laughed, although he knew he was stating the obvious. It was a first year spell, so no duh it was easier. “I’m glad I tried the other one though. Fun experience, minus the part about knocking you over.” He felt pretty bad about that. “Anyway, let’s roll!” He hopped along the path, stopping only at the next too-far obstacle. “Okay,” he said cheerfully. “Your turn. Want me to hold the disc?”

  • I didn't sign up for this. - Rhiya, Mon Jan 23 22:36
    Rhiya stiffened at the unexpected hug from Raja then patted him on the back awkwardly. It was hard not to (unwillingly) kind of like the kid when he was this genuinely enthusiastic and excited. She... more
    • Fun though, right? - Raja, Tue Jan 24 00:21
      • That's one word for it. - Rhiya, Thu Jan 26 01:07
        Rhiya waited semi-patiently as Raja pulled off a successful Wingardium Leviosa . “Nice job.” They only had to do this, what, another 30-40 times? She looked ahead eyebrows in dismay at how far they... more
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