aug 2018 Witches and wizards all over the country (and the world) arrive at their safe zones. In the UK: Hogwarts, Holt Castle, Diagon Alley, Order HQ (secret), Midlothian (Liberamach run), Yester Castle (Liberamach HQ).
july 2018 The Ministry admits the mysterious deaths are unstoppable. They have created safe zones for everyone to live together to stay safe while they try and track down the cause of the great threat.
may 2018 The Ministry claims the mysterious deaths are from the killing curse and that a new Dark Lordd is rising. This is exposed by Liberamach to be completely false.
feb 2018 Mysterious deaths start happening to witches and wizards in their own homes.
Post by PIPPA WEASLEY on Sept 26, 2021 1:32:28 GMT -5
Cece was already doing great, sending a bludger at the person who got the quaffle first, trying to prevent them from scoring. When she looked that way though, noticing the chaser was Josh actually, she could not help but feel worried. Thankfully, Ravenclaw seemed to have very capable beaters too.
Seeing another one headed this time towards her own team-mate, Pippa hurried up to get to it and hit it as hard as she could, in the direction of an older ravenclaw player, Brielle, the one who happened to have a bat in her hands too. Maybe she had to rethink her strategy very soon. After all, she really hoped Gryffindors would win that game. They had quite a challenging season last year and the year before too.
Post by JOSH CHAMBERLAIN on Sept 26, 2021 9:55:11 GMT -5
Not seeing Cass or Gigi in sight, Josh decided he had to get closer to the hoops and score. Off to the distance, he could see a bludger heading his way. Thankfully, Brie had came in clutch with the save. "Thanks, Brie!" he yelled before focusing his attention on the hoops. Once Josh was only a small number of meters away from the goalposts, he held a tight grip on the Quaffle and threw it in a Knuckle Ball, spiralling it towards the goalposts hoping for the score.
Post by BLAKE HUNTER on Sept 26, 2021 11:50:02 GMT -5
Whatever had occurred, something was different. For once, Hunter was not positioned at the edge of his seat, ready to lunge forward should a student get hit by a bludger. Instead, he sat comfortably in his seat, his arms loosely wrapped over his chest. He arched a brow when Marjorie poked him and he turned his head towards her with a coy smile. “Likewise. I feel like we ought to make a bet of sorts.” From one Head of House participating in today's match to another. He grimaced a little when realised who it was that was sat on the other side of Marjorie; it was only the school's Headmistress. Oops! “Although, uhm, of course, no betting at Hogwarts,” he quickly added with a sheepish smile.
His eyes were then drawn to Eliza's young son for a second. About to avert his attention back to the game unfolding before them, his eyes caught the look on Marjorie's face as she too looked at the boy. In a flash, a flurry of nerves began swirling around in his chest and then dissipated in the blink of an eye. Strange.
He turned to the man beside him, whom he, admittedly, had not spoken to outside of exchanging greetings during staff meetings or upon entering the staff room. After making sure his colleague wasn't engaged in conversation with anybody else on either side of him, Hunter addressed the younger Professor. “If you were a betting man, Professor, which team would your hypothetical money be on today? Asking for no reason in particular, of course.”
Post by GEMINI V. FAWLEY on Sept 26, 2021 14:18:34 GMT -5
November came with the usual quidditch games between the different Hogwarts houses. Although Hufflepuff were not playing that day - they were likely going to face Slytherin in their first game of that school year - a tough opponent - Gemini still decided to attend the game between Ravenclaw and Gryffindor.
It had been difficult to choose in which stands to sit, to be honest. Kei would have dragged her to the Ravenclaw one and Natsumi to the Gryffindor one for sure. She therefore froze for a bit, looking confused in both directions, choosing eventually to just sit in the Gryffindor stands, with the thought to support Ravenclaws in a future game, assuming she was still going to be at Hogwarts for a while.
Both teams seemed to have gotten stronger, so she started writing down a few notes, just in case they might be helpful for her former team-mates.
@open - in Gryffindor stands
Credit for the sig and icon goes to the incredible Mary/soufflé girl at ShadowPlay
Post by ELLA MARIE CHAMBERLAIN on Sept 26, 2021 16:01:27 GMT -5
She could hardly believe it was close to 2019! The young Ravenclaw was soon to become 14 years old; only four more years until she was an adult. She couldn't believe it. But right now, it was Quidditch time! Ella Marie wasn't a huge fan of sports, but her best friend in the whole wide world, Cece was playing - and so was Josh!
She sat down, wearing comfy and warm clothing, and began to cheer for Ravenclaw. She heard some one greet everyone around him shyly. It was a first year! He was so little! "Hello there. My name is Ella Marie. What is your name?" she asked him. She couldn't do her usual curtsy because she was sitting, but she figured she didn't have to always do one.
Post by BRIELLE KENDALL on Sept 26, 2021 18:49:26 GMT -5
Brielle smiled and and nodded to acknowledge the younger Ravenclaw’s thanks. It was her job to protect her team from those pesky bludgers, there was a reason why she had no problem being a beater. The blonde heard the sound of the bat hitting the metal ball and she turned around to see the bludger headed straight for her. Why was the other team actually targeting her when she wasn’t trying to target them? She swung back and hit the metal ball away from her towards the other team.
Post by JEON SUN-YOUNG on Sept 26, 2021 20:40:00 GMT -5
Jeon's warm clothing provided adequate protection against the cold and slightly windy weather that breezed through the Quidditch Pitch as he sat upon the stands full of roaring and cheering students that sounded like thunder in the air when combined with the sounds of the brooms that flew around them. His social skills undoubtedly wasn't the best but he did make every effort to try and maintain some kind of social aspect as after all, it was a public Hogwarts school game and this may just lead to potential friends in the future if he were to play his cards right.
He shifted over just a little bit more as the stands began to fill up with students and teachers a like. It was indeed a very nice scene to see a variety of students overcoming the standard bias to cheer on other teams. He moved over a little bit more to allow a Ravenclaw girl take seat with the little space left available in his spectator stand. He looked up to see a much older student sliding over welcoming Jeon with a kind greeting.
"Oh." He replied as he looked away quickly and around him to ensure she was indeed talking to him. It had happened before where he replied to someone but then was told the greetings weren't for him which caused quite the embarrassing moment for Jeon. Perhaps this was one of the reasons why Jeon wasn't as sociable as others. " If you're talking to me, my name is Jeon. Nice to meet you. What was your name?" He replied confidently in his standard monotone voice as he did every effort to showcase a smile. Clearly he missed the part where she had already introduced herself but perhaps due to the anti social skills Jeon had, must of missed it within the roaring crowd.
Post by LEVI HILFIGER on Sept 26, 2021 20:50:26 GMT -5
As those around him would know, Levi wasn't the best with heights and if anything, feared them more than anything in the world. It probably would of been his boggart if he actually paid attention to class. Slowly and painfully, Levi dragged himself over to the Quidditch pitch to support both his house and his good friend JOSH CHAMBERLAIN as it was Gryffindor verses Ravenclaw. Naturally, Levi's fear of heights led to a dislike in Quidditch but in true sportsmanship, he attended to support his friends and house.
Upon exiting the Castle he did notice that Ravenclaw were trailing just a little behind Gryffindor as such winning the game might just bring Ravenclaw over the line and become in the lead just by a few points. At some part, Levi did feel guilty as he wasn't able to earn Ravenclaw house much points, but he did his best and that was all that counted.
Reaching the stands, Levi took a seat slowly holding onto the hand rail as he focused on his steps. The sudden jolt of wind was enough to strike terror in him as he quickly decided to take the closest empty seat he could find. A loud thus came from him sitting rather quickly on the stands as he looked over to see ELLA MARIE CHAMBERLAIN sitting next to him and the boy he had seen a few times. "Mind if I join you?" He asked with a nervous tone in his voice as his lips began to turn a pale white.
Post by PIPPA WEASLEY on Sept 27, 2021 14:59:29 GMT -5
It did not take long for Pippa to start actually enjoying that game more. Being in the air, bat in her hands, able to see quite a few familiar faces - since she was already acquainted with her team-mates, thankfully, also meant she was totally in her element. She managed to stop worrying for a bit about some of her close friends being on the other team. She would want them to be serious when playing a match against her too, so she really hoped they did not plan to hold back at all, either.
She hit the bludger back at the Ravenclaw team with all her strength, aiming this time for their seeker.
Post by ARIELLE WEASLEY on Sept 27, 2021 22:00:34 GMT -5
Arielle loved Quidditch. She didn't just love to play, though. She loved to watch. Especially when her sister was playing. She was glad to be able to root for her when she wasn't playing against her. However, she also rooted for Josh. But a close friend just couldn't compare to her twin, of course.
Arielle stood in the stands cheering for everyone else. But mostly she was cheering for an exciting game.
Post by YICHEN WANG on Sept 27, 2021 22:18:42 GMT -5
“If you were a betting man, Professor, which team would your hypothetical money be on today? Asking for no reason in particular, of course.”
He turned towards the man when he heard him, pausing for a few moments to think. "Hm." he made an unsure sound initially, briefly glancing at the students playing. He'd only taught first and second years so far that term, and so most of them were really unfamiliar to him; it was very difficult to take a guess on their ability. Some of the beaters seemed very energetic and active, though, and that attracted his attention. He checked the color of their uniforms and made his decision in that moment.
"Hypothetically, if I was to put, let's say, ten galleons on a team... it would be Gryffindor." he said while trying but mostly failing to keep a serious expression as he looked back at the older professor. It was a small sum, but significant enough for him to be at least curious now to see if he could win this bet.