This is the meeting room where the WHPS held their meetings. There is a large Mahogany table in the center with many chairs, and a large fireplace that can be lit and connected to the flu network for arrivals, or just for heating up the cold nights.
"I don't think anyone's forgotten especially since a lot of people got hurt or are still in prison...but I think the Ministry's trying to figure out what next and the people in the Precinct are trying to figure out what to do next."
Regan BlackRavenclaw Alumna -Three Broomsticks Waitress and Artist – 17:06, July 2, 2019 (UTC)
She let out a little huff. "Well that's just... great," she said sullenly.
She'd gently put a hand on Regan's arm. "Hey...if you saw your friends or family try a riot and they all got hurt, killed, or arrested...you'd probably be a bit more cautious too."
Regan BlackRavenclaw Alumna -Three Broomsticks Waitress and Artist – 17:10, July 2, 2019 (UTC)
"Maybe," she said. "I guess... I hoped we'd send a message to the greater wizarding world at large, too. And... that more people, besides just those affected by these policies, would've been calling for change."
"So they can also get arrested? The Ministry's response to the riot was...pretty harsh. It's going to take a really strong push or the Ministry doing something really upsetting to get people motivated again."
Regan BlackRavenclaw Alumna -Three Broomsticks Waitress and Artist – 17:18, July 2, 2019 (UTC)
"Sending people to Azkaban without trial wasn't upsetting?" she asked under her breath, but loud enough to hear. But she knew the answer, and that was on her face. No one knew they'd been sent there.
She'd shrug. "Seem to be. Dad's sleeping at home so I've been at my own house. Seems like things are better. Dad said something about the Minister personally mentioning your escape and telling him they would be investigated...so that's probably why they haven't come by."
Regan BlackRavenclaw Alumna -Three Broomsticks Waitress and Artist – 17:50, July 2, 2019 (UTC)~
She sighed and nodded. "Okay. At least... they're better."
"Oh. Well if you don't want to show me that's fine."
Regan BlackRavenclaw Alumna -Three Broomsticks Waitress and Artist – 18:14, July 2, 2019 (UTC)
She hesitated again and then stood up. "Come with me." She led Rose down a few different hallways before pushing open a door to an art studio. Regan quickly looked around to see if any of them were too... vulnerable and stashed one in a corner before nodding to Rose that she could look at the rest.
Rose knew that Regan usually painted with bright, cheerful colors. Usually her paintings were landscapes or flowers, or just abstract colors. The canvasses here... were anything but. Most were black and white, with possibly some red or dark blue. Images of jail bars, and broken hearts were easy motifs to pick out.
Regan BlackRavenclaw Alumna -Three Broomsticks Waitress and Artist – 18:29, July 2, 2019 (UTC)
She looked at the paintings herself. None of it had been done with an overly critical eye... just painted on there in an emotional outpouring. "Mum would probably have me hospitalized if she saw this," she said, shaking her head.
She'd smile. "Sure...I can raid your wardrobe...unless you just want me to bring you a selection of mine to wear." She'd give a small laugh knowing Regan's reaction would be entertaining.
Regan BlackRavenclaw Alumna -Three Broomsticks Waitress and Artist – 17:26, July 8, 2019 (UTC)
She rolled her eyes. "I suppose. It's not as though I have anyone to impress in here. But then you might have to raid mine for yourself, and would you really want to wear my clothes?" She asked with a playful smirk.
She'd shake her head. "Sorry...I misheard you. I thought you were saying if I was in your situation how would I feel about wearing your clothes." She'd give a shrug. "...and yeah you're right I probably would be pretty uncomfortable in your clothes though since I work from my house a lot most days people don't see me anyway so it probably wouldn't be as big a deal as you might think."
Regan BlackRavenclaw Alumna -Three Broomsticks Waitress and Artist – 17:41, July 8, 2019 (UTC)
She sighed. "Rose..." Regan paused, trying to figure out how to express her worries without sounding judgmental or unkind.
She'd let out a deep sigh. "We're getting along great right now and...I don't want to get into a fight with you. Dad and Mom have already...commented on my lack of social activity and I just don't need another lecture right now."
Regan BlackRavenclaw Alumna -Three Broomsticks Waitress and Artist – 17:53, July 8, 2019 (UTC)
She bit her lip. "I won't say anything then. But... I was going to try really hard not to make it sound like a lecture... if that helps." She paused. "I'm just... worried."
She'd shrug. "So are Mom and Dad apparently though I don't know why. I'm at home a lot because I work a lot. It's more efficient to work from home. I communicate with people through my computer and phone...we do live meetings and stuff sometimes using video. I'm in a valuable position...and when I'm done with work for the day I'm working on surveillance and going through the computer systems at the Ministry looking for anything to help get them taken down."