CEDRIC is reading an email on a cellphone. The UI says it is from HERMIONE.
Dear Cedric --
I'm sorry if this comes as a surprise to you.
I usually foul these sorts of things up. My apologies in advance.
I do usually think that one should not try to contact another unless they have made specific arrangements to do so. So I apologize for violating that code of conduct.
I got your ley line from the student council.
It's been over a week since the accident and please don't take this the wrong way but I've been worried sick.
First of all, I apologize for being stupid and not asking your soul to consent to the resurrection spell.
That was my blunder and I will have to pay for my naivete in the end and I hope that gives you even a small respite.
But unfortunately, on to the reason I'm writing.
If I'm dreadfully honest, I tell you, yes, I lament. I should not have cast the spell.
It was overly ambitious of me; I had just read the spellbook for the first time & I thought I could do it.
I hope you can empathize with such youthful optimism.
It is my lament not that I saved your life (re: that, I hope you can understand), but that I fucked up and only read the spellbook once.
And finally, to the reason I am writing you...
I don't know if you remember, but there were the three of us that cast the spell that night, namely myself, Larry, and his friend, Ron.
Ron is Larry's classmate and I thought he could complete the ritual with us and obv. it was come true 'cause you're still here but... Ron is really sick. Ever since we ...
CEDRIC closes the email client.