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Mary Brooding
As would I, sweet one.
Mon Jul 30, 2018 19:30
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Mary busied herself with a gentle smile, and the nervous smoothing of her robes. She hoped it didn't look nervous, but she wouldn't deny it if she was caught out. Memories of a certain quiet starry night, laying in the grass with a certain veela woman, the last night she'd get to be so close to someone who'd meant so much.

She supposed it was a normal thing to do, though, and couldn't hold it against Tabitha that her last experience had gone so awry. After a quick mental note to 'get it together,' she cast her friend a smile and followed her to the grass.

The fact that there was precisely enough space for them both on Tabitha's lovely outercoat made Mary smile a bit.

"I haven't done this for a long time," Mary murmured, preferring not to launch into a more detailed story. "Months."

Mary carefully folded her hands together over her bodice, preferring not to cause any more trouble than necessary. "Tell me what you see," she murmured, loathe to break the silence that had drifted over them.

She turned her head to look Tabitha in the face. "Tell me everything," she said, and waited to see what she would say.

  • I'd like that. Tabitha Hawthorne, Mon Jul 30 17:55
    Tabitha wiped at her eyes, brushing away any remaining tears and managed a weak smile at the Potions mistress who seemed to have an uncanny talent for finding something positive in everything.... more
    • As would I, sweet one. — Mary Brooding, Mon Jul 30 19:30
      • Let me show you the starsTabitha Hawthorne, Mon Jul 30 20:59
        Tabitha wondered if she'd done the right thing as she lay on her coat, next to Mary. This was the closest the been the entire night, their shoulders touching and Tabitha could smell the subtle... more
        • Let me travel them with youMary Brooding, Tue Jul 31 02:19
          Mary stifled a giggle as Tabitha spoke, not because the witch's words were silly but because they were utterly un-silly. The story was new to Mary and fascinated her, but when Tabitha was finished,... more
          • When I'm with you, I already feel like I'm among them.Tabitha Hawthorne, Tue Jul 31 13:35
            Tabitha eyes were focused on Mary's face, a warm smile playing on her lips as the woman considered the telling of Perseus and Andromeda and then questioned whether Perseus had truly won at all,... more
            • I feel...something.Mary Brooding, Tue Jul 31 15:20
              Tabitha's story was sad, but completely beautiful. It was a heartbreaking reminder that life and love happen no matter what, so all anyone can do is live, and love back. Mary did her best to live... more
              • So do I... I don't know what though. Tabitha Hawthorne, Tue Jul 31 18:14
                Tabitha let out a sigh and rolled onto her back before answering Mary. It wasn't that she had a problem with Mary's request as it was a perfectly reasonably and logical one and ordinary. However,... more
                • Then you aren't alone.Mary Brooding, Wed Aug 1 17:23
                  Mary was worried. Although she was glad that Tabitha agreed to take thigns slowly, she seemed...resigned? Mary wasn't sure what the right word was, but she worried that it wasn't something the other... more
                  • For the first time in a while, I'm not.Tabitha Hawthorne, Wed Aug 1 17:45
                    Tabitha laughed at Mary's suggestion that they could need something stronger and she found it hard to argue against that point. They were both new teachers which meant that it would take time getting ... more
                    • And won't be again.Mary Brooding, Wed Aug 1 18:00
                      "If we need anything stronger than firewhiskey, I think it is time to resign!" Mary laughed, imagining what sort of days would push them to drink anything harder than that. She hated to think of what ... more
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