Who: Kat and Isabelle What: Meeting When: Friday Afternoon Where: Campus Coffee Hut/Library Rating: Tame Status: Incomplete
It had been a productive morning of cleaning up her supply closets and scraping paint off the floors and easles of the classrooms she used. She had a scarf tied in her hair, hanging down her back, a light sweater that was pushed up to her elbows over a black t-shirt and a pair of paint stained jeans. She didn't look her best, but she didn't really care, either. She had no use for appearances. She was just getting some coffee and going to the library. Who cared what she looked like?
She stood in line, albeit a short one, but the student in front of her ordering seemed to order something that was probably more sugar than coffee, tall this, extra cream that. She tilted her head slightly to feel for the familiar crack of her neck. It was a habit she had of doing when she was annoyed. Finally the student finished and Isabelle stepped up to the counter and leaned forward, speaking in a soft but firm tone.
"Listen, I just want a hot black coffee, okay?" The barista looked Izzy up and down before shrugging and going to pour the coffee. Was it such a shock to get plain old coffee these days? She sighed as she dug in her pocket for the change necessary to pay for the beverage, then handed it over when the paper cup with the plastic lid was handed to her. She turned around and nearly spilled the coffee all down her front when she saw someone behind her. In her annoyance, she hadn't heard anyone step up.