"Well, you completed the assessment," Mukhopadhyaya says. "Eventually. I'll have to reformat the circles so that they simulate imminent danger when a student lollygags. Walls of fire, perhaps. Hmm... anyhow, your magical skills are sufficient for a beginner."

Joseline emerges from the circle five minutes later. It takes Budai another ten minutes. You all are dismissed from class and left to your own devices.