Her heart thrummed within her chest, and goose bumps prickled her arms as her fingers worked quickly, twisting and turning. This wasn't magic, she kept telling herself. It was just a few words. A tiny little knot. No one would ever have to know. This was even more fun than removing that blockage; instead of merely cutting out the garbage, here she was creating something.
Ingrid felt the magic bubbling inside, the thrilling rush that came from the harnessing and directing a wild and unimaginable power to her bidding and she felt her cheeks turn red with excitement. She had missed this more than she could admit. She couldn't remember the last time she felt like this; perhaps that one night sky a couple of years back when she missed her mom and her sister so much. She chanted a spell out loud so that she could just see their faces in front of her.
"What are you making?"
The sound of the voice shook her and the spell broke. Ingrid quickly put the knot away in her pocket. "Mathias Reiner! You surprised me." She didn't answer his question.
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