Tea and Meetings
"Tea and Meetings" is an extra for Eclipse
Content notesTwo of these scenes (Summer 1923 and November 1925) contain Isembard in some of his more depressed moments.
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Why this story?I wanted to explore about various parts of Thesan and Isembard's past, a few of the events that particularly shaped them.
The events of "Tea and Meetings"
In which Izzy is confused
Isembard Fortier and Alexander Landry have a conversation about learning and goals.
In which Professor Baldwin takes an interest
Thesan Wain's first real conversation as a first year with Professor Mizar Baldwin, Astronomy professor during her own years at Schola.
In which men go to war
Izzy, Perry Judson, Alexander Landry and two others meet to begin to make plans for doing their part in the war effort.
In which Thesan begins teaching
It's the first week of Thesan Wain's first year teaching, and she is perhaps a tad overwhelmed.
In which Izzy takes on responsibilityIsembard Fortier agrees to become a teacher at Schola and bodyguard to two children of Council Members, and reflects on his life so far.
In which Mabyn gathers informationThesan Wain visits Mabyn Teague in the aftermath of the events of Eclipse to talk about what a truly excellent education should involve.
In which it is Armstice DayIsembard Fortier thinks he will spend Armstice Day alone again, and mourning a great many things. Seth Wain and Golshan Soltani offer a different option. (There is a followup to this scene when Isembard returns to Schola that is part of With All Due Speed.)
In which Master Ward is interviewedSchola needs a new Materia professor, and Ibis Ward is their last interview. Features a number of the Schola staff.