Pumpkins and Apples - RequestOwletta twirled a ginger strand of hair around her index finger absently as she stared off into space, bored, as the professor droned on and on. Though it was her first year at Hogwarts, and she was delighted to be a Gryffindor, it was still school, and she had never been one for school. Hogwarts, it seemed, was no different in that aspect. Sure, it was much more exciting than regular school, especially since Harry Potter was in her house, but she just couldn't get herself interested in most of her subjects. Blinking her bright green eyes, she was startled when the professor called on her.
"Miss Owletta, I do take it that you're listening to this lesson, am I correct?" Professor McGonagall raised an eyebrow at her, arms crossed over her chest, wand in hand.
"O-Of course, Professor!" she replied shakily, sitting as upright in her chair as possible.
"Then why, dear, have you not followed the exercise I just gave the class?"
"W-What ?" she asked, confused, then looked around and saw
Hindered Amour Ch. 4 - ZAGRAfter about an hour she finished her homework and shoved it back into her bag, pausing the current song and taking off her headphones. She stretched and glanced at her mirror, which was directly opposite her door, and jumped. Zim was leaning against the doorframe, staring at her in silence. His arms were crossed over his chest, his head tilted slightly to one side.
"You sing quite well," he remarked offhandedly. Gaz realized she had been singing softly to "Bring Me to Life" by Evanescence. She shook her head, her face flushing a deep red. "What do you mean in the song? Are you afraid?"
"Afraid? Of wha-they're just lyrics," She huffed, closing her eyes in embarrassment. "They don't mean anything," He studied her for a moment. "So are you done or what?" She snapped, angry that he had snuck up on her as well as trying to hide how flustered she was.
When he didn't reply and just continued gazing at her, she grabbed her biology textbook and pushed past him, downstairs before sitting on the