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PostSubject: Drinks and Memories [Closed]   Fri Sep 28, 2018 10:53 pm

There was a soft sigh from Hosa as she leaned against the bar counter, a half-empty bottle of beer in her hand as she lazily swirled it around. She sat in the far chair, deep in the back of the bar as she listening to the faint talking from the other patrons as she simply...Sat there, lost in thought. It wasn't her normal hangout, often she would simply drink at home when she did feel like losing herself in a bottle but she had been passing by the bar and...It just felt like one of these days and it just felt easier to stop in and pay then head the rest of the way home sober. It wasn't the most glamorous look for a primary school teacher but to her, drinking was a rare treat...Saved best for when the days felt heavy and it was best to lose herself than stew in her own thoughts.

Sadly, the beer hadn't kicked in just yet so she wasn't pass that point.



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PostSubject: Re: Drinks and Memories [Closed]   Fri Sep 28, 2018 11:45 pm

The week had been nothing short of shit. The guardians had found very little about their shooter, and even less about the people protesting--who all seemed to vanish into thin air soon afterward. Leo's biggest worry wasn't his life on the line, it was his son's who was too impulsive to realize that it was his life on the line too after chasing down the shooter. A dark look crossed his face as he entered the bar--the blood on his son's face haunted him. It wasn't Shepard's blood at least, but the unreadable look on his face caused too much worry in Leo.

The job itself was perfect, a dream. Nate had prepared him well for the job, Leo knew what he was doing. In fact, he also delegated a few other jobs to Sam to give him some work to do. He seemed pleased that Leo trusted him with something. The thought of his beaming friend caused a slight upturn to his frown. At least there was some good happening at the moment.

With a deep sigh, the blond plopped himself onto the stool. Nothing too strong, he wasn't a heavy drinker. Hell, generally he didn't drink. But there were times where it just felt fitting. A glass was set in front of him, and the blond turned to watch the broadcast on the screen in front of him, not noticing his friend at his side.
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PostSubject: Re: Drinks and Memories [Closed]   Fri Sep 28, 2018 11:57 pm

Hosa's gaze had snapped up at the sound of footsteps approaching, a natural curiosity that had turned into shock and almost panic at seeing the familiar face of Leo. She ceased her absentmindedly swirling of her drink, letting the bottle slide slightly in her grasp as she lowered it to the table but...As the Headmaster of Beata sat down next to her, he said nothing. Instead, his face looked lost in thought like hers had been.

The teacher sat there for a few seconds as Leo ordered, her gaze shifting down the beer bottle in her hand as she started to question what her options was. There was a chance she could get up and sneak out without drawing attention to herself, Leo seemed pretty lost in his own head but if she was caught, would it be awkward? This was already awkward enough, she had made a point effort to avoid her old friends after she returned to Rivers Point. At least when it wasn't in a profession setting, it was just easier to...

She drifted off in her own thoughts, staring down at her beer before she sighed, lowering her head. She sat there, her forehead resting on the tip of the bottle as she just...Thought. Finally, Leo's drink was slid over to him but the angel made no move to leave and Hosa realized she was trapped. She lifted her head, running a hand to remove what liquid stuck to her forehead before she cleared her throat with a slight smile. She...Didn't want to do this, but what else was there to do? It was very unlikely that Leo would somehow completely fail to notice her, they had been good friends before everything happened...

"Mr. Herman," she said, automatically falling into her professional state of mind before she winced. No...It was easier to put up when doing a teacher - parent meeting but in a bar...It would be easy to see that it forced, that it was a front. She corrected herself with a slight, very soft sigh. "Leo, its...Odd to run into you here. Didn't think you were the type to be seen in a bar," she said as she turned in her seat to face him, brushing a lock of hair out of her face. "But...I suppose with recent events, I can't say I am very surprised."



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PostSubject: Re: Drinks and Memories [Closed]   Thu Oct 04, 2018 1:08 am

Leo barely blinked out of his trance state, he knew that voice by heart. Tilting his head to the side, blue eyes widened to see Hosa taking occupancy a few chairs over. His mouth was opened to correct her on calling him 'Mr. Herman'. That sounded more like his dad's name than his own. Yet, she corrected herself. A slight, nearly sad smile crossed his face. "I could say the same about you, Hosa. He placed the drink down on the coaster, letting the condensation on the glass slip down. "I don't normally drink, but sometimes..." The angel trailed off with a shrug, shutting off an alert from his unity link with a flip of his wrist. Leo had taken time to have urgent messages be in a different tone, so if they really need to get a hold of him they can.

With a tilted head, Leo adjusted his seat. "How are you holding up?"
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PostSubject: Re: Drinks and Memories [Closed]   Thu Oct 04, 2018 1:31 am

Hosa's gaze flickered down to her drink, gently swirling the glass as she watched the alcoholic turn into a tiny whirlpool. She gave a soft shrug as he turned the question back on her, but she should have known better. He was too kind to keep the focus on himself...He was worried about her, wasn't he? There was little doubt that so many of her old friends were after what happened fifteen years ago. She didn't have to look far on his face to see it, and so she kept her gaze focused on her drink as she stopped the swirling to take a sip.

"I've...Been doing my best to keep things normal, for the kids' sakes. They are far to young to have witnessed something as...Terrible as what happened. Its a relief that nobody -" she winced at that, suddenly remembering from reports that the shooter hadn't been so lucky. "...That almost nobody was hurt. I doubt so many of them have put together the gravity of what nearly happened..." she sighed as she gently placed her cup on her coaster, leaning forward as she ran a finger across the lid. "Part of me wishes I had been there to comfort those who needed it but I also fear of how I would have reacted..."

She doubted that was the answer Leo had been seeking. After all, the recent events weren't the cause of her drinking. It had just...Brought up things she would have rather kept buried which had caused her to say 'fuck it' early and stop in at the bar instead of waiting to drown her sorrows in the comfort of her own home. But...She had spent so many years avoiding the truth. Keeping it buried. It seemed better that way, better to not burden anybody else with it. Leo was sweet in his worry, but she was thankful that he knew better to push most of the time...But yet as she took another sip, she quietly questioned if it was truly better for herself this way.



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