>>> "I've learned to appreciate your lawyer," she said,
>>> tilting her head to indicate someone behind her. "Has he been with you
>>> long?" There was a certain threat that played at the corner of her eyes
>>> as she spoke.
> Lucius visibly relaxed as he realised that she, at least for the moment,
> only intended to discuss trivial matters.
> "Indeed?" He raised an eyebrow, stealing a glance over his shoulder. "I've
> not had him long, though I admit he's been quite a welcome addition to the
> staff." He stroked his girlfriend's ankle.
Sinistra could only imagine Ive being a welcoming addition to Lucius'
"staff." Before she could reply, an unseemly, if not ill-mannered, Severus
Snape came through the doorway.
o_0 [hides behind the divan.]
He, of course.. i don't know quite how to descibe his expression. "preening" dosen't seem to be in the least adequate.