the quiet passing of time
“You’re late. Professor Keeley keep you after class again?” Nita asked, teasingly.
Kit made a face at her, and then flopped onto the couch with an air of great weariness.
“No, but there was some kind of market day going on, so I had to walk all the way to the edge of campus to find somewhere quiet to do my Scotty spell.” Nita laughed at Kit’s put-upon tone.
“If you weren’t so squeamish about using my spot, it wouldn’t be such a problem,” Nita said. Kit gave her a scathing look.
“Neets. I am not going to use the abandoned girls bathroom in Albert Hall to teleport out of.”
- Part 1 of the quiet passing of time
'Ah, there you are,' Kit said from the doorway. She looked up and saw that he was grinning lopsidedly at her.
'Where else were you expecting me to be?' Nita asked him, teasingly. Kit rolled his eyes.
'Sure, be sarcastic. But I for one have not forgotten that one time I came back from a five minute trip to the store and where were you? Oh that's right, Antarctica.'
Nita huffed out a laugh. 'There are safety nets now,' she said. 'Even the safety nets have safety nets.'
Kit grinned at her. 'Still never forgetting it.'
- Part 2 of the quiet passing of time