She was supposed to be in her Defence Against the Dark Arts class but she had decided it was worth missing the lesson, at the risk of being told off by the teacher, in order to hunt for this forbidden room.
As the crowds had cleared, students disappearing into their classrooms and Dinah headed down the second floor corridor, a spring in her step.
“Right...where are you?” She felt along the stone walls, running them up and down to see if there was any fissures or any breaks in the wall.
Dinah had always been one for adventuring and going places she shouldn’t. All she had to hear were the words ‘forbidden’ or ‘out of bounds’ and she would be eager to find these hidden secrets.
She supposed being at Hogwarts, she should have been more careful. It was her first experience in the magical world and it probably wouldn’t do well for her to disregard the rules as she didn’t know what consequences could occur. Even so, Dinah continued her search down the corridor until eventually - finally- her hands felt something.
Part of the wall was raised away from the rest and as Dinahs eyes searched hungrily she caught sight of some very well hidden hinges.
“Got ya!” Dinah grinned.
She moved a little further across the cold stone and found the other side of the door. This was also raised slightly from the wall but not enough for Dinah to get her fingers around it.
There didn’t seem to be a handle (which made sense considering it was a secret door) so Dinah paused for a moment thinking about what to do.
Now she'd found the door she was desperate to get inside and see what it was hiding. It was just a case of how...
Could always use your wand? Her head reminded her, sarcasm lying heavily on the thought.
Sighing at the obvious solution, Dinah pulled her wand from her robes and prepared to point it at the hidden doors.
“Uh...damn.” Defeatedly, she put her wand back into her pocket. She didn’t yet know the spell for unlocking doors. She’d of course heard of it and read all about it in one of her spell books but she hadn’t actually ever been shown how to do it. She didn’t feel confident enough in her magical ability to simply try it.
Getting frustrated, Dinah scrabbled at the tiny ridge of raised wall grunting and breathing heavily as she tried as hard as she could to pull the hidden door open, not realising she was no longer alone on the corridor.
Stamina: 6, Agility: 5, Strength: 4, Control: 5, ArcPower: 5, Accuracy: 5