Hi all! I’m taking a September break from Principles of Magic. I will continue updating until August 30, and resume updating on October 4. Thanks for understanding!

The girls spill out of the classroom, feeling intensely awkward and kind of scared. Pepper steers Charlie and Avery around a corner, toward an alcove. She looks around furtively for a moment.
Pepper: It doesn’t work.
She looks almost manic.
Avery: What doesn’t work?
Pepper: The Principles of Magic program! It doesn’t work!
Charlie: What do you mean?
Pepper: Miss Ghelhel WENT to this school, but she still has her magic.
She looks at her hands.
Pepper: She just did MAGIC in there!