7

Smoke hung in the air and blanketed the couples dancing on the floor. Crushing his cigarette into the small ceramic bowl, the young man half-listened to the conversation that had been bouncing between the four, when there was a break. Looking up, he saw all other eyes trained on him. “Do you have any plans…

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6

Lelouch was fully leaned back in his chair as far as it would allow him to lean without falling over and making a fool of himself, when he heard, “Oh, I know! How about this? I heard there’s some depraved teacher who’s dating her students. We could do a cover story on that.” Sitting upright,…

5

“Ms. Corabelle?” “Yes?” “My brother asked to give this to you.” Raising a brow, she thanked the young messenger before telling her she ought to return to her seat quickly. Slipping it into her desk, she stood up, smoothed her skirt, and rapped her knuckles smartly on her desk. Quickly calling for order amongst the…

4

He was sweating in line when they met a second time. Turning at the unforgettable sound of her voice, his heart skipped a beat as he found her behind him. “I thought that was you. How’s your wrist?” Gingerly taking hold of his cast, he lifted it up to show it off. She reached out,…

3

“It’ll be due Monday of next week.” “Yes, Ms. Corabelle.” “Just as a reminder, I will not be here tomorrow. There will be a substitute teacher, so please be on your best behavior. That is all; class dismissed.” Returning to her desk, the young lady set about gathering her own belongings, when she looked up…

2

He hadn’t always been taller than her. But before she knew it, he was towering over her, and he had to lean down for those lingering kisses. His hair had been long then too – it had always been long for a boy, as if show how little he cared for appearances – and had…