Alex waves her hands again. "Maaaagic. I'm Alex, by the way." She stands, offering a handshake. "Sorry that my friends are being a bit short, we were just talking about..."
"Some research our friend's doing," Eliza pipes in. "It's still a bit new; we don't want to spread it around too much before they get a chance to publish. And I'm Elizabeth, by the way." She waves, smiling slightly.