"Sit down." Severus pushed his papers to one side, summoning Finnigan's materials to the clearing on the desk - not that he needed them. He had made his decision, or he wouldn't have bothered with an in-person meeting at all. He wouldn't waste his time now with any pleasantries, of course. "I must ask you, Mr. Finnigan, whether you're quite serious - have you ever worked with children?" So many people seemed to be under the impression that they were something other than a feral pack of disobedient animals. ... Especially the people who had belonged to the pack not so very long ago. "Professor McGonagall's faith in your abilities says something for your talent, I suppose, but it's one thing to be a capable wizard, and quite another to keep a room full of eleven year-olds from becoming a veritable zoo."