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[London] Wizards Like Karaoke Too?

Natasha Porter, British Ministry of Magic

Magical ★ Dept. of Magical Law Enforcement • Auror
Location: A Muggle dive bar in London • Date: 1 September 2023
Time of Day: 10 p.m. • Weather: Clear skies

Tasha found herself bored after an especially slow day at work, and the boredom continued unabated into the evening. Her boyfriend--she could call Reiner that at this point, couldn't she?--was out of town on a case and she was fresh out of alcohol at her place.

Several drinks deep at a spot far enough from home to be novel, karaoke actually sounded like a good idea, and she stepped up onto the stage as the opening notes of Bonnie Tyler's Total Eclipse of the Heart started playing.

The setup at this muggle bar wasn't fancy, just a mic and the monitor with lyrics off to the side, so Tasha slipped out her wand. "Let's liven up this place, shall we?" she purred into the mic with a mischievous smirk tugging at the corner of her mouth. She waved her wand with a flourish and colored orbs of light began to circle the stage.

There were several cries of surprise that turned into cheers at the magical display. The existence of magic was nothing new at this point, but it was still typically a source of delight--or fear--to most muggles. The excitement was just the sort of reaction Tasha was hoping for as the backing vocals started up and the lights illuminated her face, "Every now and then I get a little bit lonely And you're never coming 'round,"