Jessa Mar'Niell wrote:
Nala Zamarosok wrote:"Um. You're welcome. Um. I didn't do it on purpose. Sometimes I still get a little overwhelmed by the crowds myself. It would seem," she said, somewhat uncomfortably.For just a moment, as she looks nervously at the thronging students, her eyes flash that bright purple color. They don't actually change but the purple goes over them like the glint of an oil slick on water. She squeezes them shut clenches her fists for several moments. When she opens her eyes and relaxes her hands, her eyes are their usual breathtaking blue. When she speaks, her voice is very small and it is suddenly more obvious than ever that she is only fourteen and a long way from home, "How will I ever keep her out?"
"One minute at a time," Nala said gently. "It gets easier with practice, but that doesn't mean it will ever be easy. Still, you're already making progress. You're doing very well."