Chapter 21 – The One Akartu yells out “Good morning Aria! Can’t believe it’s already school again.” Aria, in a grouchy mood, lazily smacks Akartu with her fan “Not so loud Akartu, I have a huge headache.” Anioah butts in “That’s because you drank so much last night.” The girls continue walking towards school together. With her own hand on her head Aria says “I can’t even remember what happened yesterday...” Anioah in joyful mood says “Well I do! I had a great time with Migrove-senpai. What about you Akartu?” Akartu who was daydreaming of something was astonished. She hesitates to say “Uhh, yeah it was great.” Aria moans “Ugh my head hurts... Can we stop talking about the party?” Anioah decides to change the topic “Anyways what class are you guys in? I’m in 3B” Akartu responds “Same here” Aria slowly replies “I think I am too” Akartu excitedly says “Awesome, we will be together again!” Anioah says “It’s going to be a great year. I heard that Migrove-senpai will be in the class too.” Aria questions “But I thought he was a year above us.” Anioah explains “Apparently he missed a lot of classes last year so he will be retaking the year. This might be my chance to confess to senpai.” The girls finally arrive at the front of the school, which had been repaired and looking like new. Chameleon shouts out “Well hello ladiessssss. That was some party huh? It’s too bad I didn’t get a chance to grind on that cute butt of yours my kitty but I guess I got to see something better from Aria.” Aria surprisingly asks “What are you talking about!?” Kuirras grins “Oh you don’t remember? It’s a good thing I got it on tape muahahaha.” Aria pulls out her second fan and threatens Kuirras “You better tell me what happened or else!” Just then the school bell rings. The small distraction from the bell allows Kuirras to make a run for it. The girls quickly head into their classroom to avoid getting punished by the teacher. They see Kuirras and Migrove in there along with a few familiar faces and some new ones. Lucky for them the teacher was not there so they take their seats. Anioah asks Akartu “I wonder who will be our teacher?” Akartu responds “I hope it is someone that was better than the last one we had.” Aria argues “How can you say that about Ms. Sophie?” Anioah tries to clarify “No, not Ms. Sophie, Akartu meant Mr. Jimmy” Aria tries to think “Ugh... I can’t remember who that is. He probably didn’t do anything worth remembering”. Just then the classroom door slides open and in walks in Mr. Ryan. Mr. Ryan walks over to the desk and clears his throat. “Good morning class, it seems that I will be your teacher for the year. Aria bangs her head on the desk “Out of all the teachers we could have got.” Mr. Ryan sarcastically says “Yeah, I am so glad to have you in my class too...” He thinks in his head “It’s a good thing I have two of the top students in the school so I won’t have to worry about her bringing down my class’ average.” “Anyways let’s start with attendance. Anioah, Akartu, Migrove, Kuirras, Aria, Melina, Acridix, Khlint” Everyone responds when their name is called with “Here!” Mr. Ryan calls out the last name “And finally Goldfur... Goldfur?” At that moment, in walks the fox boy from last night’s party, breathing heavily. “Sorry I am late sir, I had difficulty finding my way around this school.” Akartu sees Goldfur and looks down and places her hand on her stomach. Aria looks over at Akartu. Meanwhile, Kuirras yells out “Goldfur! Why didn’t you tell me you were enrolling in this school?” Goldfur responds “Hehe, surprise!” Kuirras is all excited now and announces “From today on, you shall be my wingman attracting all the girls of this school. We will most likely be the greatest playas in the history of this school. We shall become legendary.” Aria yells out “More like most likely to be virgins for the rest of their lives.” The class begins to laugh except for Acridix who was sitting at the back of the class. Mr Ryan tries to calm the class down. “That’s enough Kuirras. Please do not use the word legendary unless it follows the words ‘Mr. Ryan is’. Anyways Goldfur, please take the empty seat next to Melina.” Goldfur looks over at Melina who smiles as he takes his seat. Mr. Ryan then says “Let’s begin with a test!” Excruciating hours later, it was lunch time. Anioah, Akartu, and Aria were having their lunch at their usual place on the bleachers. Anioah notices that Akartu was not eating. “Hey Akartu! Are you feeling alright?” Akartu responds “I had this weird feeling in my stomach earlier that it’s been bothering me.” Aria smirks “This looks like a job for detective Aria! When exactly did you have this feeling?” Akartu tries to remember “I think it was towards the end of Mr. Ryan calling out everyone’s names on the attendance.” Aria recalls seeing Akartu placing her hand on her stomach. “Could it be...?” Anioah who has become increasingly interested “What? What?” Aria states “I think Akartu is in love”. Author’s Notes: And so begins season 3 with a bit of a slow start but it was all to set up the plots that are to unfold. A few of the old main characters will no longer be mentioned in this season. But with new characters, comes new personalities to make things a little more interesting. So what should you be expecting for season 3? 1. As usual, my writing style shall remain the same. Keeping things simple. 2. The genre of the story will be changing again. This time, it will be on romance/drama but will still have the usual comedy. There will be a focus on the interactions between characters like relationships and rivalries so expect quite a bit of dialogue. 3. Like season 2, there will be an overall plot over the span of the chapters but with the way the characters will be interacting with each other, there will be multiple plots going on at the same time. 4. Unlike season 2, I will not be ending with cliffhangers that will make you wonder what will happen next. The plot will be more predictable, maybe a little cliché.