Cho rubbed her side unobstrusively. Melly had sharp elbows.
"Things have been strange, frankly. All this extra paperwork is not what I expected to be doing." There was no way she was going to reveal her troubled thoughts here in the heart of the Ministry. For that matter, she wasn't sure how much she should confide in Melly even if they were elsewhere. Melinda, bless her, wasn't the most observant or prudent person she knew. "What have you been doing lately?"