It was no surprise to Augustus, when he entered the library, that his partner had not yet arrived. He took pride in being organized and being early, and he actually found that he was sincerely interested in the project. Even if he was partnered with a Gryffindor, it could’ve been a lot worse.
As he waited for Emmeline Vance to arrive with their ‘child’, Augustus leaned back in his chair and rested his arms behind his head. He sent a cocky wink Pince’s way as she stormed up and down the aisles.