Cedric tracked her down to inside the Hospital Wing - she was magically dressing a mannequin's wounds.

"Have you heard the news?" He questioned, eyes trained on her wand's rhythmic movements.

She nodded.

"...I was going to mention something, but Professor Sprout said to wait-"

"-it's fine," she mumbled, distracted, "I was surprised, but it was a good surprise."


His discomfort was palpable as she continued to trace concentric circles in the air. "Did you...want to ask me something?" She fished, eyebrow quirked.

"Yes, um, so..." he scratched his head, "what exactly is a molecule?"

She smiled.