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Unflushable...
Rachel was like that floater that just refused to flush... And it was Audrey's self-designated job to be there for him and the kids whenev...
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"What a delightfully ugly snort there, Adele! Don't tell me the pink cheeks are spreading and affecting your brain, I'm not sure how I'll ...
Blood to Blood, Shade to Shade
"...The other part owner is basically dead, and his wife is a swamp donkey. She let the place go and refused to do anything to save it, so...
Unwavering Faith
"Mamiere will cook." Caleb interjected, before looking squarely at Zane. "And then you will die." ...
Adoptables
Emily Burdett
Single Mother Youngest sister of Alan Burdett Former Flinders, class of 2001 Protective baby of the family Has a daughter from a sca...
Kalea Taylor
Fifth-Sixth Year Is either in her fifth, or sixth year. Age dependent on what year she's in, and time of year born [hence the range] Excellent came...
Timothy Blair
Co-CEO of PartyBox, Chef One of Stu's infamous 'Blair Triplets' Was a prankster in Spencer with his siblings Co-CEO of a successful party business w...
Alison (Surname)
Main occupation up to player | Base guitarist in Franklin Struck Gold squib born to wizard parents, though was still placed in wizarding school in the hopes that she might prove to just be a late bloomer (...
Liam Burdett
Public Relations Representative Youngest of the Burdett brothers Of his siblings, is closest to Liz Works for the Australian Federal Ministry of Magic as a ...
Petros Karras
Job up to you...
Lilah Karras
Bilby...
Lily Quinland
Bilby Student...
Thomas Blair
Co-CEO of PartyBox, Events Manager One of Stu's infamous 'Blair Triplets' Was a prankster in Spencer with his siblings Co-CEO of a successful party business w...
Kora Karras
Up to you...
Adam Longhurst
Interior Designer Is the twin brother of Matthew Belmont Currently has custody of his half-siblings, Aiden and Valerie Longhurst Has been in a...
Tamarah Blair
Star Quidditch Chaser One of the infamous Blair Triplets Has a love for all sports, but always especially for Quidditch Was picked up to play for...
Kristen James
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Morgan Richter
Seventh Year Parents: Mason Richter & Carlotta (Last) Raised solely by her mother Mother is at least half Brazilian, father is parti...
Elizabeth Burdett
Waitress - Melbourne Eldest of the Burdett sisters Struggling actress Among her siblings, closest to Liam Does not enjoy country life ...
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Characters
Samhain Eros
16 ☆ hb ☆ hu Samhain is very quiet, and prefers to be on her own. She views people as untrustworthy, and tends to avoid them. However, she desperately ...
Tory Pierce
22 ☆ pb ☆ hu Tory has always been a tomboy who loved getting into scrapes. She is more courageous than is good for her, and particularly susceptible to...
Amy Lee
7 ☆ hb ☆ hu Amy is a very quiet, sweet little girl. She will go out of her way to comfort someone else, and tends to be always grinning and happy. She...
Alic Eron
24 ☆ Halfblood ☆ Human Alic is a very mercurial person; he can be your worst enemy one minute, and your best friend the next. How he treats you depends on how he...
Alan Burdett
50 ☆ pb ☆ hu As a general rule, Alan is open, honest and likes to have a joke around. He was a Spencer student in school, and well known for his pranks...
Evony Wynter
16/17 ☆ Pureblood ☆ Centaur Evony is by default, a happy person. She enjoys the chance she has been given to attend schooling within the magical world and strives to...
Vladimir Valentin
527 ☆ pb ☆ hu Vladimir is a bit of a mix in terms of his personality, however the most noticeable feature of his is the fact that he is extremely calc...
Amea Nedvidek
25 ☆ hbr ☆ sc She's not easy to understand. She is for the most part, a cool calculating woman with a very serious look on life. She takes things person...
Teddy
14 ☆ Muggleborn ☆ Human When Teddy thinks of her personality, the term “prickly” comes to mind. She pictures herself like a rose, thorns used to protect the ...
Josie Wilson
22 ☆ Muggleborn ☆ Human Josie is, for the most part, an optimistic young woman. She loves life as it is, and wants to explore it--but one day at a time. She deals...
Susan Summers
22 ☆ mb ☆ hu Frank and serious with little regard for easing the blow of opinions and facts. It’s not that she doesn’t care about people's feeling...
Bryan Hawthorne
45 ☆ hb ☆ hu Bryan Hawthorne is a down-to-Earth kinda guy. He enjoys the simple things in life such as the great outdoors with camping and hiking. He l...
Ikedi Azikiwe
43 ☆ mb ☆ hu Ikedi is the type of person you want in your corner. He is compassionate and caring, and incredibly driven. Because he was the eldest of t...
Cassandra Sullivan
18 ☆ pb ☆ fr Wildcat, pocket rocket, little bundle of constant energy and amusement, there's a reason she needed to take up dancing to burn some of tha...
Tyson McKennis
17 ☆ Muggleborn ☆ Human Driven and Ambitious, Tyson's major noticeable traits is that he always finds something to work hard towards living under the shadow of h...
Boaz Izem
30 ☆ mb ☆ hu Boaz would tell you he has led a fate filled life, full of dramatic personal relationships. This has led him to believe that he has all th...
Scarlett Fate
11 ☆ hb ☆ hu She is eccentric and very creative. She paints a lot and her favourite style of painting is abstract. She favours loud colours and messy ...
Matt Belmont
51 ☆ hb ☆ hu Matt’s obsession with neatness and cleanliness is a defining part of who he is. He keeps detailed records of everything, organises his m...
Jezebel Blair
25 ☆ hbr ☆ sc Jezebel is generally a friendly and understanding person in most aspects, this is because through her life growing up she herself has had ...
Caitlin Sullivan
36 ☆ hbr ☆ fr Cate would be considered a no-nonsense woman, which may sound strange when someone is told about her personal gifts and the fact that she ...
Leander Hue
26 ☆ Muggleborn ☆ Human While Leander is generally fair in grading, he dislikes untidy workspaces and is strict on his students in this area.  Lee loves organiz...
Michael Grant-Jones
27 ☆ pb ☆ hu Michael is a complicated man, who has two distinct personalities; that when he is in public company and that when he is with his loved on...
Iggy
16 ☆ Pureblood ☆ Fae Ignatius is a bit dreamy, easily distracted by a book or something new, which can make conversation with him difficult at times. He’s o...
Elektra Devereux
31 ☆ mb ☆ hu Ely takes most of her life's problems on the chin. Most. For the rest, she usually hides it behind a mask of dry humour and sarcastic rem...
Sturn Haviland
26 ☆ Halfbreed ☆ Veela The surface of Sturn Haviland can be very misleading, looking at the way she holds herself, speaks and moves one would think that the res...
Daria Bishop
28 ☆ pb ☆ hu Many would say that Daria is the very definition of stubborn. The traits she has are almost a shock when you get to know her, she is outsp...
Mary Ohara
29 ☆ mb ☆ hu Mary is a rather ordinarily happy woman, though she might choose to express it a little more vehemently than others. Always talkative, Mar...
Artemisia Bellerose
22 ☆ pb ☆ hu Having moved from one country to the next and then the next, Arti often had a problem making, or keeping, friends when she was younger and...
Viktor Valentin
27 ☆ hbr ☆ dh Viktor is a fairly quiet man, but is more than comfortable with engaging in conversation with others, even those he has not met before. No...
Maddison Harris
16 ☆ mb ☆ hu Maddie is like a rose, a delicate flower who can prick you with thorns if mishandled. She is a bit shy but a complete goofball around her ...
Maks Valentin
9 ☆ pb ☆ hu Maks is a cheeky little boy with a honey badger attitude to go along with it. Always cheerful, and willing to do whatever he wants and nee...
Jonathan Azai
25 ☆ Halfbreed ☆ Fae Jonathan is an enigma of switching phases and no one personality or image he shows is entirely true only a fragment of what he wants to b...
Jason Miller
38 ☆ pb ☆ hu Jason is a very colorful guy. A fun-loving individual, he loves to be around a crowd of people, having fun and cutting up when it's accept...
Igor Drakov
30 ☆ Pureblood ☆ Vampire Igor did have a fairly pleasant disposition, but through trauma inflicted upon him by his father, his attitudes and personality changed, ...
Squiggy
11 ☆ Pureblood ☆ Fae Squiggy is an extremely shy child, and rarely speaks unless spoken to. The one exception to this is in the classroom, when ze tends to as...
Grant Thomas
25 ☆ hb ☆ hu Grant is a shy but smart guy, incredibly loyal to his friends. ...
Ashkar Gastrell
44 ☆ mb ☆ hu Ash is a man that seems to exude confidence. He wears this along with arrogance as a shield. Showing the world a Wizard who has little re...
Tony Wolfe
38 ☆ hb ☆ hu Srengths: Compassion- regardless of what others may think of him Tony has a rather large heart. He keeps it hidden as much as possible, th...
Siwan Llewellyn
16 ☆ Halfblood ☆ Human Organized and studious, but erring on the aloof and dreamy side of it. Siwan spend so much time traveling, that it was difficult for her t...
Lucy Fischer
27 ☆ hb ☆ hu Headstrong | Stubborn | Spontaneous | Loyal | Adventurous | Strong in her convictions ...
Dylan Connell
38 ☆ Pureblood ☆ Human Dylan Connell can be considered a very grim sort of man on the surface, more of actions than words. Often when he -does- speak it is short...
Vladimir Valentin
27 ☆ hbr ☆ dh Vladimir is one of the quietest people a person could ever meet. The man hates intruding upon the affairs of others. He respects everyone ...
Audrey Adagathguarde
25 ☆ pb ☆ hu Happy, hyperactive, and peppy -- if there was a cheer squad then Audrey would be it. She can be almost childlike in her natural bubbliness...
Lot Karras
38 ☆ hb ☆ hu ven when he appears self-controlled and calm there is a seething intensity of emotional energy under the placid exterior. Lot is like a vo...
Sean Rhodes
27 ☆ hb ☆ hu Sean is a serious soul, but that doesn’t mean that he won’t stand up for himself or others. He’s incredibly loyal and you can always...
Aiden Longhurst
15 ☆ hb ☆ hu Aiden is ridiculously protective of his younger sister Valerie, and treats all new people with caution - especially men. When he first cam...
Zane Nedvidek
25 ☆ hb ☆ hu Serious. Sociopathic. Distant. These are just some words to describe Zane. He isn't much of a talker, but when he chooses to speak to you...
Gemini Demetra
22 ☆ hbr ☆ vt A good egg for the most part, Gem has always been free-spirited. Always eager to use her knowledge to basically turn whatever she can into...
Thomas Sollozzo
53 ☆ pb ☆ hu Thomas is a dangerous individual who enjoys nothing more in life than money, murder, and torture. Sociopathic by nature, he shows very li...
Rue Delaney
28 ☆ hbr ☆ fr Rue is odd. She’s always been odd. There’s just something mildly unsettling about her. It could be her eyes, that startling shade of ...
Derrick Ackers
26 ☆ Muggleborn ☆ Human A man who seems to always be looking for the next big thing in his life in the way of fun or simply an activity to do just to shake up th...
Morgan Ohara
13 ☆ hb ☆ hu Despite her situation, Morgan is a very sweet girl. She is rather shy, and introverted, but isn't afraid to make friends. She just needs s...
Eugenia Holtzer
16 ☆ Halfblood ☆ Human Eugenia has always liked to take the lead, it's not so much that she desires leadership as much as it's the simple fact that she naturall...
Iris Glauert
15 ☆ Halfblood ☆ Human Iris is the type of girl that can easily overload herself. She likes to start projects, but not necessarily finish them, and her dreams ar...
Ethan King
24 ☆ mb ☆ hu Energetic | Hyperactive | Friendly | Focused | Spastic | Inquisitive ...
Violet Kalifa
28 ☆ hb ☆ hu Violet is incredibly tactile, but also very calculated and self conscious. While at first she may appear amiable she is very socially awar...
Hine Parata
16 ☆ hb ☆ hu While she likes to define herself as strong and athletic, her strength is in persistence. She has a tendancy to complete what she starts, ...
Marcus Carsen
25 ☆ Halfbreed ☆ Dhampir To narrow it down to a 'playful sort' would do Marcus a grand discredit. Being in the business of news and socially active there is a cert...
Stella King
20 ☆ mb ☆ hu Stella is rather reserved and guarded.  Her family was close knit and traveled a lot.  She never had an actual home as a kid as the fami...
Stanley Pike
17 ☆ mb ☆ hu Pike struggles to take most things seriously when it comes to his education, magical or otherwise. While not outright disruptive, his eff...
Holly Bennett
17 ☆ Halfblood ☆ Human Holly is a little bit like marmite. People tend to either love her or hate her, well, a less extreme version of that. She is self confess...
Caldwell Hughes
24 ☆ mb ☆ ww Clever - Stickler - Kind of a hard ass toward students - Can loosen up around the right people ...
Liam Somersfield
32 ☆ pb ☆ hu Liam is a very quirky soul. He's extremely depressed from previous life experiences but he hides it well by constantly joking around and b...
Lilith Evenstar
24 ☆ pb ☆ hu Lilith becomes known to any community she joins very quickly, owing to her outgoing nature. She is fair and frank, preferring to be honest...
Adele DeVylissea
35* ☆ Halfblood ☆ Sorceraic There are two very distinct sides to Adele. One, is the happy, carefree, laid back person she would like to be all the time. During these ...
Keith Anderson
45 ☆ hb ☆ hu Keith is a shy person when he is in a new place. However, once you get to know him, you realize he is a fun loving, down-to-earth kind of ...
Alexander Winfield
19 ☆ Halfbreed ☆ Sorceraic Alexander is an extremely friendly young man and enjoys the better side of life. He has already dealt with what it felt like and even now ...
Naoki Nakamura
17 ☆ pb ☆ hu Player Friendly Fake Outgoing Fashionista Polite Casual ...
Salt Morgan
28 ☆ Halfblood ☆ Human Salt is shy, anxious and has little confidence. She is nervous and insecure. She is kind and although awkward, she is welcoming and will o...
Albertine Bellerose
Sixteen ☆ pb ☆ hu Albertine is an extroverted girl who due to feeling out of place in her current situation has become more introverted. She answers in cla...
Savannah Ryan
15 ☆ Halfblood ☆ Human You will find that Ava is bright and intelligent for her age. She has a playful kind of personality and an easy laugh. Ava enjoys being h...
Brinley
12 ☆ Pureblood ☆ Human Brinley is a quiet boy with a stiff demeanor. He fancies himself older than his years, and as a result, rarely lets his guard down enough...
Eudoxia Miller
33 ☆ hb ☆ hu Eudoxia comes across to most people as cool and collected. She prides herself with always being in control of emotions, though she does no...
Penny Quinland
27 ☆ pb ☆ hu Stubborn, willful and determined to accomplish her goals, Penny has proven that even if there were some detours along the way, you can rea...
Gerry Richter
16 ☆ Muggleborn ☆ Human Gerry has always been very strong-willed. She knows what she likes, what she doesn't, and she seldom bends to any who aren't in her closes...
Lorelei Valentin-Blair
15 ☆ Halfblood ☆ Human To say Lorelei's personality is complex would be an understatement. She holds a deep intelligence that is clearly abnormal for a young ch...
Kate Belmont
48 ☆ pb ☆ hu Kate is Daddy's little princess all grown up. She's never had much of an interest in romance, beyond creating the odd scandal here and the...
Stuart Blair
51 ☆ pb ☆ hu Considering he's the father of five Blair kids who were all Spencers (and a secret other one who ended up in Sturt), it would be fairly ac...
Sage Morgan
28 ☆ Halfblood ☆ Human Sage is very academic and very creative. She is sharp-minded but gets obsessed with one thing or the other. She is a good friend and she h...
Rosmunda Townsend
32 ☆ pb ☆ vt Though she may appear stoic, practical and professional much of the time, Rosmunda is far from unkind or lacking in compassion. In fact, i...
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The Australian Home of Magic Tallygarunga is an 18+ post-Potter non-canon forum RPG, featuring Australia's only public wizarding school Tallygarunga.
Setting
Location: Rural Victoria, Australia
Current time: May 2018
Term Two: April 18th-June 30th
House Points
Flinders: 155
Sturt: 162
Bourke: 215
Spencer: 205
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Narragyambie ☆ Family Busybody★ LilyCat
?? year old Halfbreed Sorceraic ☆ She/Her

The layers of planes that existed were boundless, Lorelei had realised in her short time as an ethereal wanderer. She had realised that ghosts, or souls, were on a completely different plane of their own, and it had taken some practise for her to be able to assume something of a kind of form that they would be able to see. She hadn't even tried for gaining the attention of the living yet, it seemed far easier to allow her family to believe she was within her body, sleeping peacefully. While she had played with a few threads here and there, it had also taken some time, examination, and study of Matt before she knew what was wrong.

So it was that the girl had worked on being able to make herself at least viewable to the wayward spirit of the man, as she wandered the halls of St Ringos Hospital, telling herself not to get distracted by other things that were going on through the walls. She was not a saviour of any kind, and did not really wish to be. But she had promised Aiden that she would find a way to bring his brother back, and she had always been taught that it was important to come through on promises.

Now, as she reached the room where the man lay in a coma, she viewed the machinery that kept him going with fluid and other bodily essentials, before then reaching out with her energy, following that very frayed and almost broken thread between the body and spirit.

"Uncle Matthew," Her 'voice' sing-songed softly along the void, "Come and talk with me?"

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Narragyambie ★ Mousie
51 year old Halfblood Human ☆ He/Him

Being neither dead, nor really alive, was... boring. Though Matt had an unobstructed view to all the dramas of the world, he had no desire to watch. His ability to manifest himself to the truly living had dwindled as he forgot more and more what it was like to be real. They had run out of specialists. Out of options. Kate hadn't even come to see him tonight, and that... hurt more than he'd expected. He didn't want her to mope around after him, but on some level he'd never wanted her to stop. He wanted her to move on... and he didn't. He waited by his own wasted body, watched the door for her to enter.

She didn't. Another voice sounded instead.

He turned, surprised to be addressed at all. What was Jezebel's daughter doing here, and why was she...? Matt frowned. There was something not right here. 

"Lorelei, why are you...?" Matt wondered if he really wanted to know. Had the girl been killed? Or was she stuck in the same horrible limbo as he was? He made his way closer, now that he'd asked the question, he needed an answer to it. Damned curiosity. At least if she was in this same predicament, he would have company? Someone else who understood the thin line he walked between existence and not. 

There were other questions, too. Like, where was Kate and why wasn't she here yet? She was always here at this time. Was Hazel enjoying school? He realised now just how much he'd looked forward to Kate's updates, and how empty he felt without them. Even if he could just go and haunt Hazel to find out for himself, it didn't seem... right. He knew she was forgetting him, another fact that made him uncomfortable. To Hazel, he only existed in Kate's memories of better days. 

"What are you doing here...?" he asked, that worried frown back on his face. "You aren't... dead are you?"

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Narragyambie ☆ Family Busybody★ LilyCat
?? year old Halfbreed Sorceraic ☆ She/Her

It didn't take long for the man to respond and Lorelei brushed down her simple white frock before offering him a warm smile. Even in the form of a teenager, she looked like herself, the only things that had really changed about her form was her size and the sharpness of her features, the childhood roundness having melted away. She clasped her hands at her front and allowed the man some time to absorb the idea that she was here, and not in a physical sense. She wasn't quite like him, but she would certainly look and feel like she was. It was a lot easier this way, less confusing for him, less questions for her to answer.

"Something happened at the party my mother and father had to celebrate their happiness, and I did something to help others... which resulted in me being ejected from my body, in a way," The girl pursed her lips in some thought to her answer. It sounded the least horrific, and didn't cast any blame on anyone. And she had not said that she was dead or that she had essentially inhaled an entire enhanced sleeping curse that could have very well killed her. Yes, this was going well so far. She would just divert any questions he had about specifics.

"Not dead, no. I am in-between, similar to you in a sense," Lorelei answered with a brief nod, "Rest assured, that I am completely fine, and there are plans in the works to restore me back to a proper living state. It will take a little time, but my family have a solution that they feel will be successful." A reassuring smile was offered, to try and put the man at ease. She didn't want him to worry about her.

"I was here to help you, in fact. I have been studying your own situation, and believe I may have found the problem. I did promise Aiden that I would help you return home. That is, of course, so long as you wish to," Obviously, the girl couldn't force the issue, if he wanted to remain where he was for whatever strange reason. It generally was a waste of resources to continue keeping his body alive if he had no will or desire to return home. But one never knew what strange things drove humans to make some choices.

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51 year old Halfblood Human ☆ He/Him

Matt frowned, the story sounded... pretty well par for the course with Adele and her lot. He hoped for their sake, and Lei's, that if their situations were that much the same that she didn't spend as many years as he had in this state. While he listened, he continued to look up and over at the door. Waiting. Why wasn't Kate here? What was she doing instead? He tried to hide his disappointment, but it was clear in the slope of his ethereal shoulders. 

"Yes, I---" Matt blinked, staring at Lorelei. "Of course I want to go home." 

It was all he'd wanted for years. Go home, or go on to... whatever was next, he had stopped caring which. One way or another it would free Kate. But the chance to be there with his family in the physical realm again? It was more than he really dared hope for. Matt didn't want to be disappointed again, he'd been through so many stages of hope and devastation that he wasn't sure if he could handle another one. Maybe that was what would be needed to end this. One last disappointment.

"You promised Aiden?" Matt winced. Excellent. So his little brother was also going to have his hopes crushed, that was... fantastic. She hadn't made promises to Hazel as well, had she? Much as Matt wanted to believe that Lorelei had found the problem and could fix it, he had his doubts. So many others had said the same and failed. What chance did this young girl have? Even if she was a blue-eyed freak?

"You---you really shouldn't have done that," he shook his head. "How's he going to feel when it doesn't happen? I just... have you seen Kate? She's normally here by now."

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Lorelei's head canted as she watched Matt continuously glance toward the door now and then. She knew who he was expecting, but she also had a feeling that Kate would not be coming over this evening either. As he confirmed that he wanted to go home, her smile brightened and she bounced on her toes lightly. Perfect! She would be able to get him back where he belonged and her promise to Aiden would be fulfilled and the teenage boy might start to feel a bit better. She had been visiting him at night still, making sure he wasn't haunted by nightmares, but had not given the impression that she was anything other than a dream. He had been upset by the goings on at the party, and she didn't want to cause him more distress.

"Good! Then, we shall return you back to your form and all shall be well," The girl nodded, though then tutted at the man as he told her that she shouldn't have made the promised, along with asking where his wife was. "I do not think she shall be coming in tonight. She was in Narragyambie last I saw, and... well, that was not long ago at all." She said with a light nod, and then smiled a very knowing smile at the man, far too much intelligence in her gaze for someone of her age. Even of her apparent teenage age, as it would seem now.

"And do not fear, I can see where the problem lies and am able to repair it. It is something that doctors and specialists cannot fix because they are unable to see or manipulate the threads of the ethereal plane the way that I am able to," The girl's confidence was absolute. She knew what needed to be done, and would be able to do it without much fuss at all to be honest. All that really mattered was that Matthew was ready to return, "I can do it right now, if you so wish. And I am certain that once she hears of your recovery, then Auntie Kate will race down."

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She made it sound so simple. Like there was just some bandaid that hadn't been applied right, and he hadn't needed to be in this stupid coma for years. Matt found himself getting a little mad that if she did have the answer, why hadn't she bloody well come forward before? He knew it was unfair and irrational, clearly something had happened here, but... her easy tone and confidence grated on his nerves in a way he couldn't quite justify.

"In Narrie?" Matt frowned, trying to make sense of it. "But she... she comes here on Fridays. Why would she be there? Is... is Hazel okay? Did something happen at school?" it would have to be something quite serious for Kate to just... not show up. Even though she thought he couldn't hear her, she told him when she would be there next. Or why she wouldn't be, if there was something else she had to do. She'd never just failed to turn up.

He panicked a little. Lorelei's assuredness was very unsettling, it made him wonder if he was really ready to go back. It would change things, it would upset the delicate balance that Kate and Hazel had. What... what if Hazel didn't even like him? What if they'd all grown so far apart that they couldn't go back? 

"Right... now?" if he'd needed to breathe he would have held his breath. This was fast. Very sudden. But... it probably wasn't going to work. Better to rip that disappointment off like a bandaid? Yes. Matt nodded. "Okay... what... what do I need to do?"

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"Yes, in Narrie," Lorelei responded, that was what she'd said. She didn't understand where there was a need to question it, she didn't stutter. It seemed the man was in some kind of shock or surprised state, however, which was a mild bother. But the girl was at least a bit understanding and she offered a reassuring smile and shake of her head. "Hazel is doing very well. She is loving being at Tallygarunga, and has not been in trouble for anything," She laughed softly, the man's concerns were rather endearing, if unfounded. But then, it seemed that there was some ritual that hadn't been observed. That was not Lorelei's business, though. Her only business here was to fix Matt up so that he could return to his life with his family.

"Right now," The girl once again confirmed what she'd said, so that there was no question about it. She could already see the very delicate and frayed connection between the physical man and his spirit. "Simply be near your physical self. What happened is that the tether that holds one to life never snapped when you were in the accident, but it was damaged and frayed so much that you could not return to your body, leaving you in a state of not being in one place or the other... in-between," The girl explained as she moved near to the bed and examined the frail-looking man.

"Let me know when you are ready, and I shall begin."

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Why wasn't Kate here? Every time he imagined coming back, it had been with Kate present. None of this was how he'd imagined, and Matt had had a lot of time to imagine his return to the physical world. He couldn't describe how something he wanted so badly now felt so... sudden and not right. Like the stars weren't properly aligned or something, and the possibility of actually waking up was frightening. Of course, it wasn't going to happen. There was no way a kid could have the answers that dozens of doctors didn't.

Was there?

Almost reluctantly, Matt moved over to where his body lay on the bed. Lorelei's words made sense in an uncomfortable way, something Adele and her fellow freaks were known for. He'd met the mother once, and that had been... interesting. Lei acted far more like Lillian than he'd ever seen Adele, perhaps that was what left him so unsettled? Lei wasn't a child in the way he understood children to be. 

"Alright," Matt looked down at his withered physical form. It was in terrible condition, bony and fragile. He'd been so fit when he was struck down. He'd had more hair, too. Matt wondered if he should ask Lei if she could put him in a different body instead... something younger, less worn out. Maybe this was his one chance to become the more handsome friend of their group?

Well. He would have to kill Stuart first, of course.

"I'm ready, I guess?" he said with a thin smile. Ready for another disappointment.

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The teenage girl waited with all the patience of a saint while the man debated and dallied and thought about all manner of strange things like everything being 'right' and despairing at his own body. She didn't often pry, but it was much easier to see the ways that people thought in this state and on this plane. Thoughts were like the threads that held the world together, after all. There was so much that could be changed with a single thought, a minute decision. She wondered if many people truly realised just how much power the mind had over matter.

"A younger body would end up withering and dying, since it would not be yours," Lorelei answered the question that the man hadn't asked, because she felt that perhaps she should, especially since he'd entertained the thought of having to kill her grandfather in that same train. "Not to mention, the soul that you would be damning to an eternity of limbo," The girl added.

Once the man was what she decided was close enough, the girl stepped forward, moving her hands out between the 'ghost' and the shell. She did not really have to make any gestures, but for the sake of concentration and the man so that he knew she was going to do something, she would do it. Before she sent her energy toward that frayed tether, however, she send the man a momentary look.

"Tell Aiden that I kept my promise?" Lorelei asked, and then without another warning she smoothed her hands over the tether that tied Matt to his body, repairing it in a way that few would ever be able to understand or see for themselves. For the man, it would be almost a suction sensation as he was forced back into his body, followed by the no doubt unpleasantries of real sensations. The air in his lungs, the lethargy in his bones and muscles, the roughness of the sheets, the brightness of the light, smells of hospital, of antiseptic, and the taste of rubber in his mouth.

Invisible now would be the girl who only moments before said she could help him, though there would be a sense, a knowing that she was still there right beside him.

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"Of... course..." Matt stared at Lei, more than a little perturbed by the way his thoughts were answered. Blue eyed freaks. Forever freaky. He'd assumed that going into another body wasn't an option, but that didn't make it less of an attractive idea. He was also now acutely aware that the weird child was able to see into his mind, and answer the questions he would never dare ask. Hear the thoughts he would never dare voice. That was unsettling, to say the least.

"I wouldn't actually kill anyone, you know. Or want them to be in limbo..." Matt wasn't sure if the explanation was really needed, but you never knew. He definitely didn't want to damn anyone else to the way he'd lived over the past years, that was a whole lot of bad karma. And as Lei asked if he would tell Aiden about what she was doing, he just nodded, still expecting this to not really work.

Except it did.

And it was horrifying.

He felt the raw edge of his own breath scrape down his throat, lights blinding to eyes that hadn't been used in years. All of his senses rushed in, the ache in his stagnant limbs and the bedsores that had developed, uncomfortable compression socks, the rattle of his chest, and sounds that felt like needles in his ears. A monitor somewhere started screaming, or so it sounded to him. Matt squinted into the space beside his bed where he'd seen Lei only moments before, but she was gone---or not visible. His arm, frail but heavy, shook upwards and he realised that it was for real.

He was back in his body.

Everything was pain. Intense, loud, assaulting pain. He tried to speak through rusted vocal cords, squeezing his eyes shut against the light. No sound could he make, but before long the room was full of nurses and doctors shouting around him. Excited, and too damn loud. He had a long and painful road ahead, and he wished that Kate was here now. Like it should have been, like he'd imagined... but he was back. 

And it hurt like hell.

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