[After the anonymous messages that were attacking Ryder, Lily swallowed the frightening feelings she had about the situation. It wasn’t about the person behind the messages that was proving they were cowards, it was about the person receiving them. Lily knew Ryder would laugh it off and act like it didn’t hurt him, but she also knew that was a big charade.
Lily was sitting in the common room on one of the couches while she tried to read the book she had with her. She sighed as she realized she had read the same line ten times while she was waiting for Ryder.]