Stella turned to the direction the voice had come from and looked into the eyes of a man about the same age she was, with blue eyes and a kind of arrogant look. “You better tell me what you are planning to do here because otherwise OWWW!”, he said, being jumped at and scratched from Crumble. “STOP THAT CREATURE!”, he screamed and Stella tried to calm the cat down because some people were watching them now. The man looked down at his pants and found them in stripes. “I will pay for the clothes of course”, Stella said and was about to walk off. She didn’t want a giant fight now. He held her back. “Wait. I don’t mean to talk you into something, but you have to be careful”, he now said in a normal voice. “I have spotted you several times over the last few months, practicing magic. And I know you’re not one of the students as I know who there are. It is dangerous for you to do that in public, even little spells. People will see that. Magicians will notice. And some are not friendly or are even looking for fights. Be careful or stop completely. Just my advice.”
The FWC was located at a little airport one town away from where Stella and Crumble lived. They started their trip on Saturday morning and right when they arrived they could see an airplane that just had started. Strange enough, it didn’t make typical plane like noises, but rather sounds you would hear from whales! On the second visible layer, Stella noticed the plane wasn’t just one big thing but consisted of several “little” pieces… with tails and giant bodies! They really were flying whales!
The two entered the great hall of the airport and were surprised that there were so many people here. Stella even saw a whole class with their teacher, all training to be magicians. She tried to hear what the teacher said but unfortunately he didn’t speak loud enough and she didn’t want to disturb the class (and maybe be discovered as a not-magician and be thrown out, who knows).
“Amazing what magic can do, isn’t it”, a male voice came from right next to Stella (way too close in her view). “I guess this is your first time here, Miss? Oh, don’t look that fearful, I bet I am not the first one having noticed you are only pretending to be a magician.”