Dean stepped into the Professor’s office, trying desperately not to look intimidated. He knew from her classes that she could practically smell fear. But Gryffindors were supposed to me fearless, and Dean would NOT lose!
"Well Professor," Dean said as calmly as possible. “I need help with a Charm— and I can’t ask just any teacher to help. This has to be from the charms professor. Otherwise I’ll totally screw up in the dueling club." He smiled weakly, trying to make her understand. It wasn’t time to bring up the real issue yet— about Sam and about the Men of Letters. He had to make conversation first, and gain the Professor’s trust. Or at least get her to treat him civilly.
She sat on the desk and heard him carefully “I wanted to be the defense against the dark arts teacher, but you know, Crowley got it first” She said finally smiling bitterly, it was a well known fact that she hated Crowley, the old guy stole the job that she wanted and he was half prepared in comparision with her “so… tell me, what charm is causing you trouble”