Quillbell wrote:Holly's eyes twinkled. Quick as a flash she seized the young man's hand and vigorously shook it.
"Name's Holly Walker. Nice to meet ya, Bernie. Got a maid, do you?" She sized up Heloise.
"Must've cost you a pretty penny; this car too, I'll bet. Don't suppose it'll be 'Sir' Bernie to me, eh?"
There was something odd about the girl's handshake. It was like she was trying too hard to be gregarious. Oh well. I guess there are worse things than this. Drawing his hand back, Bernard remarked "Well aren't we friendly? And that accent...Liverpool, if I'm not mistaken?"
vampko wrote:"The name's Rin Lightfoot," Rin answered nonchalantly staring in the other direction, "there's someone flying above us?"
The cat is disappointed? Wistful? I can't tell. If nothing else, she seems to have some epicurean ideal, even a hedonistic one. Oh well.
Turning to his passengers, Bernard stated "I was originally planning to take cover in that forest over there. If someone is flying after us, that might be the best option. Are there any objections to this plan? We can return to the school once everyone is a bit less fired up."