Severus raised his eyes to the ceiling. If there were going to be tears spilled, things were going to become much more unpleasant, very quickly. "You've done a perfectly hideous job. Now that you mention it, it may have to do with the fact that you've spent your lectures attempting to gain the respect of a bunch of adolescent dunderheads rather than lecturing." He lifted his eyebrows. "Do you require an escort?"