Mother Figure sighs before the report card’s even open. “Oh,” she says. “I thought the tutors were helping.”
“But they are!” Boboli tugs at the card above the ST OMÖJLIGS SCHOOL OF STOCK seal. “I did fine in Background Noise and Dying, and I got four archetypes this term–”
“Sure, sweetie, but you know what’s bringing your average down.” She taps him on the head with the card.
“I hate Henchmanship,” he mumbles, but he likes it, really. Likes it so much he has to keep failing. He’s afraid what it’ll mean about him, if he shows how good he is.