Afternoon Jaunt | Chendy
Disclaimer: I do not own Fairy Tail.
Chelia ducked under a ledge, clamping her hands over her mouth in an attempt to stifle her giggles. Furious footsteps pounded through the courtyard behind her and Chelia curled up tighter.
"Mistress Chelia? Mistress Chelia! Oh, do come out, Master Jura will be furious if you're not at your lesson on time."
Chelia snorted and immediately hid her face in her knees, hoping Brother Lyon didn't hear that. She didn't uncurl until Brother Lyon's footsteps sounded farther away but, she was still hesitant to move. Chelia looked longingly at the bushes dotting the courtyard corners and the tall fountain bubbling in the center, mentally smacking herself. Her current position was horrible for hiding from overbearing superiors.
Chelia jumped, looking frantically to her left and right. She frowned at the bare walls and peered at the bushes, wondering if someone else was hiding around here. Who…