Ellara Butler was a girl on a mission. The young witch, with her hair pulled back into a high ponytail and a head full of dreams, marched into the library, blocking out the painfully awkward moment from before when she'd accidentally knocked over an entire stack of books. Fortunately, a Ravenclaw boy and another Hufflepuff girl had been there for her, but ugh, talk about embarrassing! No, this time she'd remain coordinated - or as coordinated as she could be - and focus on the task at hand. Figuring out what this "Quidditch" concept was all about.
Though the First Year had yet to be at Hogwarts, or really a knowing occupant of the magical world, for all that long a period of time, she knew when she was missing out on vital information. In the last three or four days alone, she'd heard the word "Quidditch" mentioned at least thirty times! From what she understood, it was a magical sport where witches and wizards flew around on broomsticks and tried to throw the ball into one of the ring-shaped goals. There was a goalie, like in football, but also other aspects, like the player who had to chase a tiny golden ball to earn bonus points, and these other guys who would wack the big scary balls into other people. Her understanding was vague at best, but the idea of flying caught her interest, and with the looming possibility that the school's Quidditch season could begin at any moment, she thought it best to study up.
So, off into the library she went, hoping this time, she'd have a bit more luck when navigating the vast sea of shelving around her. There was no way that Ellara would go anywhere near the creepy librarian unless she was forced to, so it looked like she'd be on her own! The young Hufflepuff navigated her way through the various bookshelves, scanning for some sort of pattern. There were titles on Potions, Hexes, Magical Creatures, Histories, and also just random fictional novels. Despite her lack of success, Ellara was undaunted. She'd complete her goal... she just needed to get a bit creative.
Fortunately, as she rounded the next corner, Ellara spotted a Ravenclaw girl hunched over a desk, no doubt answering homework questions or studying for an upcoming exam in one of her classes. Not wanting to interrupt, but also not wanting to leave without finding out what she needed, Ellara finally walked over and tapped the girl's shoulder, offering her a dazzling smile as she began her attempt at convincing for help. "Hi! Super sorry to interrupt you, but you looked like you may know your way around here a bit... I'm Ellara, a Hufflepuff First Year, and I'm looking for some information on Quidditch?"
“Just because you can’t see something doesn’t mean it’s not there. Sometimes you just have to have heart in what you believe in.” ~Ellara Butler