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It's a Stretch  PV Sophie Murphy   Closed 

Robyn had liked reading, and having access to the most wonderful library in the wizarding world had been nothing short of amazing. After she was done with her school studies, Robyn had often stayed in the library to read something. Today she had been perusing some non-fiction, but nothing had quite caught her eye. There had been books on 'must see muggle vacation spots,' there had been tomes on historical figures, like Cassandra Vablatsky and Bertie Bott, and there had even been novels, both wizarding and muggle. She knew you should never judge a book by it's cover, but every thing just looked boring today.

She could just go back to the common room or practice her lute. Then she glanced up and her eye was caught by a blue volume, the white lettering on the spine had read, Big Hair and Big Magic: Life on the Road with the Weird Sisters." Oh, a biopic on one of the most famous wizarding bands! That sounded like something to crawl into an overstuffed chair with!

Robyn reached up, but her fingertips brushed against the bottom of the book's binding. She was too short. The hufflepuff jumped up, her fingertips slid up a little more up the glossy spine, but she couldn't get a good grip. "Ugh. Almost. The ladder was much too far away, and she was just a little too short. She could do this.

Then a most heretical thought entered her mind... There was a little spot on the shelf where she could use as a foot hold and just boost herself up. It would be really quick, and these shelves were really heavy, so they wouldn't tip. No one would see her do it, right? So she put her right toe up on the shelf and quickly pushed herself up, grasping the shelf that the book she wanted was on. It was harder to hang on than she thought, and with her right hand, she grasped the book. As she climbed down, she stumbled on her landing and easily tipped over and fell on her bum. "Oof."

Stamina: 4 // Agility: 4 // Strength: 7 // Control: 5 // Arcane Power: 4 // Accuracy: 6

It's a Stretch  PV Sophie Murphy   Closed 

The beauty and silence of the Library was magnificent. The everlasting shelves, the everlasting books. Everything made the Library perfect in every single way. However, the Library just didn't seem perfect today. 

But, what made it so imperfect?

It couldn't be the ruckus some of the older years were making, it couldn't be that the librarian was hushing them and forcing them out, he didn't like noise anyway, and no, it couldn't be the fact that some first year Hufflepuff had fell, and Sophie, just happened to see it.

Definitely not.

Or perhaps it was that, perhaps Sophie just had to run over, instead of barricading herself into a nice long book and curl up until curfew, she had to just be so naïve and kind and just had to run over. Perhaps Sophie herself should've been in Hufflepuff.

"Oh Merlin! Are you okay?"

Sophie had always loved helping people, after all, it had been in the nature of a Murphy to be rude, bossy, stubborn, and all of the above, but also be very kind and forgiving. Naïve, as most people would say, and Sophie, would most likely agree with them.

She always knew she was naïve and kind and forgiving, but when other people seemed to have noticed and pointed it out, it seemed to make the young Gryffindor girl disappear, feel, weak. Something she hated. Having no power or control over a situation. Something she would've died before feeling.

However, she needed to help this girl, naïve or not, it must've felt bad to have fallen for a book. (Though Sophie would've easily done the same)

She extended her left arm, and helped pull the girl off the ground.

"Are you okay? I'm Sophie by the way, Sophie Murphy." 

Goodbye lovelies!