remusxlupin:

"Ah, there’s the silver lining," he smiled. "Do you have a kettle or am I brewing it with tea leaves?" Remus looked about the place, trying to discern one or the other. 

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"There’s a kettle in the cupboard behind you and there should be a variety of teas too. I’ll drink any kind so just pick which one you feel like having." She gestured to the cupboard with her hand then went back to filing. 

Emmeline + Open

Emmeline sat alone in the corner booth sipping at her glass of butterbeer. While normally she wouldn’t isolate herself like this she was craving some time to herself for once, tired of being in the company of people. However her peace was disrupted by someone taking the seat across from her and she glanced up to see who it was. 

remusxlupin:

"I find it necessary to make time for the little things, else you run the risk of burning out. Don’t want to spontaneously combust now, do you?" he replied, a bad joke for the most part, but he shrugged lightly. "Anything I can do to help? Perhaps I can make you that cup of tea." 

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She laughed and rolled at her eyes at the joke, lifting her head briefly to smile at him. “At least if I burst into flames I’ll get to spend a couple days relaxing in St. Mungo’s.” After putting the pink paper down she grabbed a stack of papers and walked over to the filing cabinet putting the papers in the correct folders. “If you have time, yea that would be lovely.” 

mzvanderhyde:

Well… Smelling like candy isn’t exactly the worst thing that could come from a reputation, smelling like candy sounds like fun actually.

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"Well come to work with me for a few days and you’ll smell like it too. And trust me, once it’s in it doesn’t go away easily."

mzvanderhyde:

Good, because if you make it too much of a habit, then you get a reputation for it, and reputations can be disastrous depending on what they’re about.

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That’s why you build up a reputation that you want people to believe is true.

"Don’t worry, I have no plans to make this a habit. Tomorrow I’ll be back to my usual self." She said with a smile then laughed. "I think my reputation is forever going to be that random girl that smells like candy."

mzvanderhyde:

"Everyone has those days. Some people a lot less than others" She nodded. "As long as you don’t let them take you over, you’re good. You don’t let them take you over… Do you?"

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"No. Of course not." She shook her head. "I always try my best to remain calm. Some days I’m better at it than others. Today just happens to be one of my off days." 

remusxlupin:

"Perhaps a deep breath and a cup of tea will do you some good," Remus smiled. "You seem extraordinarily stressed out." 

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"Both of which would require having time to spare, which I don’t." Finally finding the paper, she leaned down and retrieved it from the ground reading it over to find out what else she had to do. "Is it that obvious?"