Al wasn't sure he wanted to have a more productive conversation with Lucius Malfoy. But he also didn't want to upset him either. He took a deep breath and tried to get his stammer under control. It was always worse when he was nervous. He'd once stammered so badly during an interview that he hadn't been able to get more than three words out, and there was a lot of press speculating as TK whether or not he was actually brain damaged. Still, he wasn't about to let anyone have a low opinion of Scorpius. Especially not this man.
"Scorpius isn't wasting any, anything." He took another breath, and stood up straighter. "He's a, a lot, a lot for your family. You're respectable, because, because of him. You don't, don't understand how, how hard he works."