Just so no one gets confused, this is not a sequel to More Than a Brother. It does coincide with it but this is more of a spinoff than a sequel. Just wanted to make that clear… though it wouldn't make sense anyways to make a sequel to a story that isn't even finished yet
Miles got to the academy in a flash and found his way to the school lot, picking out the spot closest to the academy entrance. As Miles killed his runner's engine he looked over to his brother and sister in disbelief
"I can't believe we actually made it!" he said relieved that they got here with 2 minutes to spare. While Leo shook and turned his head to his brother
"I can't believe you went that fast without sector security pulling you over or something" he said, struggling to get out of the sidecar without his legs giving out from all his shaking. Miles only laughed at his brother as he set up his runner's security
"Yeah I can't believe that either, but let that be a lesson don't stay up late again"
"Yeah yeah…" Leo said, annoyed that his brother was probably going to keep hanging that over his head for the week, as he helped Luna out. "… so what's our first period?"
"We don't have classes today, we just have to go to an assembly for orientation and get our schedules" Luna said as Leo groaned
"Remind again why you just couldn't have let me stay home today?" he asked, not seeing a point in going to school if there weren't any classes today.
"Just stop asking Leo" Miles said firmly as he got off his runner and headed off to the school entrance with Luna right by his side and Leo staying a few steps behind them, cherishing his last few moments of freedom till next summer.
When they entered the school the halls were nearly vacant, only the students needing to use the bathroom or get a drink of water and some teachers checking their rooms before tomorrow were walking through the halls.
"Guess everyone's already at the assembly" Luna guessed
"Well where is it?" Leo asked
"My guess is the duel field's cause that's the only place that the whole school could actually fit in" Miles stated
"Alright let's go and get this over with" Leo said as he began to walk in front of his sister and big brother, just wanting to get this over with, as they followed him.
"Hey guys since this only a half day do you want to go get something to eat after the assembly?" Leo immediately turned his head when he heard the word 'eat'
"Sure! But I want to go to that burger place we always go to"
"Hmm… I'm ok with that as long as Luna is" Miles said looking at Luna for a response
"Sure that's good, now come on we have to get to the duel fields!" She said as she pointed out the time showing that they only had one minute left. Miles in a short gasp began to run to the duel fields with Luna and Leo following closely behind them, completely forgetting one important fact about the first day of school…
The trio bursted into the duel fields, which was filled to the brim with the sounds of children talking about their summers and catching up with friends and teachers trying to keep order in this chaotic crowd of prepubescent's and young adults.
"Wow there are a lot people here" Miles stated as he looked into the thick crowd of people. While Leo and Luna looked for a few specific people
"Hey Luna Dexter's over there with Patty and Bob c'mon" Leo said rushing to the crowd
"Hold up one second Leo!" she said trying not to lose him in the crowd. Miles instead of going after them tried looking for someone in particular himself.
"Oh there she is" he said walking off to a girl wearing the same red academy uniform that Luna wears except her jacket was un buttoned and she filled it out better, not that he was noticing that. He tapped her on the shoulder then gave a short wave to say hi as she turned to face him, red hair flicking into her face as she did "I expected to see you here Akiza"
"Hey Miles, where's Leo and Luna?" Akiza asked, happy to see him, as she pushed a few strands of hair out of her face. Akiza hadn't finished duel academy, since she dropped out her junior year to join the arcadia movement and now that it doesn't exist anymore and she lives with her parents again she decided to go back and finish up to get her GED and go to a good college.
"Oh their catching up with their friends before this thing starts. I thought I'd do the same, so how was your summer?"
"It was good actually, my parents took me to New York for a week to reconnect and we had a really good time seeing the sights"
"That's cool I've always wanted to go to New York"
"Oh speaking of vacations how was Europe?"
"Oh it was nice, we went to a lot of art museums and festivals with our dad. But you know what you really can't get much to eat there at night…" Miles and Akiza went on and explained both their trips in better detail about the sights they saw, restaurants, and funny stuff that happened to them during their trips
While across the duel fields Leo and Luna had caught up to Dexter, Bob, and Patty.
"Hey Dex" Leo said bring out his fist for a fist bump that his best friend returned
"Hey Leo I didn't think you'd be here. I thought you were still in Europe with your dad?" he asked as Luna jumped in to the conversation
"No we had come back early because they needed him here for a meeting or something"
"Aw that's too bad" Patty said as Luna shook her head in response
"Not really we're use to it, having a governor as a dad these things happen a lot. Plus Miles kept us entertained for the last couple of days"
"Yeah he took us turbo dueling and we saw that new super hero movie!"
"Really!" Bob asked out of shock as well as Dexter
"But that came out what like a two days ago, how the heck did you guys get in!" Leo chuckled as dusted his fist on his chest
"We just have our ways" he said cooly as his two friends began to geek out and ask him about the movie. While Luna silently laughed to herself and got Patty's attention
"What's so funny?"
"Leo… him trying to act cool is just too funny"
"So besides Europe did you do anything interesting over the summer?"
"No not really I just spent a lot of time with Leo and Miles"
'though I spent more time with Miles over Leo' she thought to herself before she and her friend began to talk about other things, like the summer reading assignment they had to do and new people they met. But all the small talk was short lived when, pushing his way through the crowd of kids, the school's chancellor came and began to order everyone to the stands
"Everyone take a seat now!" he order as everyone scattered to the stands. Miles sat next to Akiza far away from Leo and Luna and their friends as the chancellor cleared his throat "I quite honestly didn't expect this big of a turn out, I would've thought most of you students would've gotten wise to the fact that we don't take attendance today…" Miles, Leo, and a lot of other people mentally slapped themselves at that moment. If they had remembered that little fact then they probably wouldn't have rushed to get here and Leo would've probably used that fact in his argument with Miles. "…but none the less thank you for coming. I am of course your chancellor, Rudolph Heitmann, and I welcome you to another year at duel academy now onto blah blahblah blah blah…" that's what the rest of his little speech sounded like to almost everyone. No one really wanted to listen to him because he was mean to almost every student he met, students would literally pray not to have him for anything during the school year. "…and we shall not hold tolerance to anyone late on this first week because I feel you should all blah blahblah blah"
"Geez is it me or does he really like to hear himself talk?" Miles whispered over to Akiza
"Just thank god that you've never had him for a class, he's worse during his lectures" she said from personal experience, in fact his class was the only class she ever thought she'd might fail. Miles sympathetically nodded
"Amen to that. Hey me, Leo, and Luna are going to get something to eat after this you want to come along?" Miles asked, figuring Leo and Luna wouldn't mind her coming along. Akiza didn't give any thought to it and just nodded
"Sure it'll be fun catching up with you guys"
"YOU TWO SLACKERS STOP TALKING WHILE I AM!" Akiza and Miles practically jumped out of their seats when they heard Mr. Heitmann yell, thinking he was referring to them. But were relieved to see him facing in the complete opposite direction
"NO BUTS, NOW STOP TALKING AND HOPE YOU DON'T GET ME FOR A TEACHER YOU IGNORAMIS'!" Miles leaned over to Akiza as Mr. Heitmann tried to get back on his train of thought for the lecture
"Geez I wouldn't want to be the guy who just got yelled at" Miles whispered to her as she nodded
"Stupid Mr. Heitmann… he always picks on me!" Leo whinned as he slumped down with his arms crossed
"He doesn't just pick on you he's a jerk to everybody" Dexter stated as everyone agreed with a nod
"I completely agree" Patty said
"Ditto" Luna said as Bob began to think out loud
"I'm surprised he hasn't been fired" Bob said as Dexter let out a sigh
"Yeah to bad he can't get fired just because the students don't like him"
"Well he should be…" Leo said in a huff as he crossed his arms and watched the last of the chancellor's speech
"…now then students there are teachers in every corner of this building behind a table with a number on it waiting to give you your schedules. Whichever grade level you are going into please go the corresponding number, so 8th graders please go to the teachers behind the desk marked with a large 8 and so on and so forth for everyone else. Now enjoy the rest of your day" he said, finally dismissing the students. Leo, Luna, and their friends along with Miles and Akiza went up and got their schedules. Leo and Luna were in almost all the same classes except for health and math. But gladly for Leo, Dexter was in his math so he could 'get help' from him when he needed. Patty was in a lot of Luna's classes but not her lunch and English class. Bob was the only one to have a really unique schedule; he could only be with his friends during duel p.e and lunch.
On the other side of the gym Miles and Akiza were going over there schedules. Each of them had half of their classes with each other, including lunch so they were both glad that they were at least going to have one person to sit next to.
"Oh thank god I don't have Heitmann for duel P.E" Miles said in relief as Akiza nodded
"Same here, do you want go now?" Akiza asked as Miles gave another nod, wanting to get out of this thick crowd of students and relieve the emptiness in his stomach.
"Yeah but first we have to find Leo and Luna"
"Well that shouldn't be so hard they're probably over there by the 8th grade table" she said pointing over to the table across the gym. Miles nodded then began his way over to the other side of the gym with Akiza following behind him.
Leo and Luna were starting to say their goodbyes to their friends, everyone either having something to do or just wanting to go home.
"Alright see you guys tomorrow" Leo said as he did a short wave to his friends along with Luna.
"See ya' and don't be late tomorrow" Dexter said jokingly making Leo groan silently, he had already had enough of people stressing on not being late for school today because of this morning.
"Leo you ok?" Luna asked noticing the disgruntled look on his face.
"Yeah I'm ok" He lied through his teeth, just like every other kid he didn't like to talk about his problems especially the ones that were small "Should we go find Miles or head back to his runner?" Leo asked as Luna was about to say that they should go find him, that was until someone approached Leo from behind
"You don't have to, I'm already here" Miles said as Leo turned around to see him and Akiza
"Hi Akiza" Luna said as Akiza greeted her with a wave and a smile
"Hey Luna, hope you guys don't mind but Miles invited me to come along with you guys"
"Oh we don't mind" Luna said happily. Akiza was like a big sister to her and she liked spending time with her but not as much as she loved to spend time with her big brother.
"C'mon let's get going. Not to be blunt but I'm starving" Miles said, patting his stomach to stress the fact he was hungry
"Same here bro, let's get going" Leo said, eager to leave this place. Even if he didn't have to learn anything today he still didn't like being at school.
"Alright c'mon guys" Miles said leading everyone outside and to the burger place Leo wanted to go to. Akiza and Luna were behind Miles and Leo talking about various things while Miles and Leo walked ahead.
"Hey what lunch did you get Leo?" Miles as Leo took out his schedule again and took a look, not having the answer off the top of his head
"Um 5th period how about you?" He asked as Miles did the same as his brother and dug out his schedule
"I got… oh hey I got the same one as you. Guess we get eat together" Miles said, nudging Leo on the shoulder as he let out a chuckle
"Yeah that'll be cool." He said thinking of how having his brother during lunch that no bigger kid would pick on him or take his lunch money. He didn't have a big problem with bullies but it wouldn't hurt to have ways to deal with in case they ever reared their ugly heads into his scene.
As they got to the burger joint Miles immediately took out his wallet and asked what everyone wanted. Akiza said not to worry about her since she had her own money leaving Miles to just worry about himself and his siblings
"Well alright what do you guys want?" Miles asked as Leo looked at the menu and thought
"I'll just have a cheeseburger and a pop" Luna said
"Alright I think I'll get a double with fries, how about you Leo?" he asked Leo while he was in mid thought
"Oh um… I'll have a number 11" he said pointing at a picture of what he wanted. Which looked like a monster sized burger with almost anything anyone could think of on there as a condiment.
"Dude are you sure you don't want a double or something?" Miles asked knowing that Leo had no chance of finishing it before everyone wants to leave.
"Yeah just get me that" Leo said pointing to it again. Miles sighed, knowing he wasn't going to get anywhere with him, and just went up to the cashier, ordered their food, and got some drinks. After that they went to a table close the cashier to wait for their food and talked a little. Mostly their past experiences and what was going on with Yusei, Jack, and Crow in the satellite. They were still their helping their home and making sure that the bridge was being built to connect the satellite to new domino. They sent letters to them every week to tell their friends what was up. They said they'd be back soon but they all wouldn't be surprised if they'd be there for awhile.
"Order up" the cashier said as everyone got up at once
"Please allow me" Miles said politely as everyone else sat down and he went up to grab their food. He quickly returned with a tray with everyone's food on it and set it down on the table "Here ya go everyone dig in" Miles said as everyone picked up their food and ate but still kept some of the conversation going
"So how have you two been?" Akiza asked gesturing to Miles and Luna who blushed when she asked. Leo rolled his eyes as he took another bite of his burger. It wasn't that he didn't like the idea of his brother and sister being together but it wasn't his favorite subject to bring up anywhere.
"Oh we've been great" Miles said wrapping arm around her next to him and pulling her in close for a quick kiss on the cheek, making her blush even brighter. Leo mentally groaned when he saw that, again not one of his favorite subjects especially when he's trying to eat. Akiza let out a small smile when she saw that
"Aw you guys are cute"
"Well what do you guys do for fun together?" she asked as Miles handed the question off to Luna
"We usually stay at home and watch movies together or go out for walks around the city at night" She said laying her head onto Miles shoulder, making him smile
"I also take her out on rides with my runner and takes her out to some pretty nice views of the city" he said as Luna reached up and kissed him on the cheek making him blush. Leo rolled his eyes again and set down his burger, striking everyone as odd
"Leo you alright?" Luna asked knowing better than anyone that her brother doesn't usually stop eating in the middle of meal. Leo just shook his head
"No I'm good just lost my appetite is all"
"I told you that you couldn't finish that burger" Miles said as Leo rolled his eyes again
"Well guys I'm really happy for the both of you" Akiza said smiling and bring a couple of fries up to her mouth and eating them. Then just when everyone besides Leo was about to finish their meals someone's phone began to go off
"Oh it's mine…" Akiza said as she digged through her pockets and brought it to the surface to answer "…Hello? Oh hi mom. Yeah… ok I'll be home in a few" she said hanging up her phone and beginning to get up
"What did your mom want?" Luna asked
"Oh nothing she just wants me home now is all" Akiza explained as Miles stood up signaling his siblings to do the same
"Well we should be on our way to. Do you want a ride home" Miles asked
"No my place isn't too far from the school so I'll just walk home" she said as Miles nodded then began to head for the door with everyone. Akiza stuck with them all the way back to the school parking lot before saying good bye.
"See ya tomorrow" Miles said as he put on his helmet and started up his runner. Luna and Leo gave Akiza a wave good bye just as Miles revved up and started for home. Gladly it was still a little early in the day so there wasn't much traffic back to the tops.
When they got back Leo immediately jumped out the first second he could and got to the elevator first, wanting to be away from Miles and Luna for a little bit, as Miles wheeled his runner into his garage.
"Well not to bad for the first day" Miles said as he locked up and walked over to Luna
"Yeah but the real first day isn't till tomorrow" Luna reminded him as they walked over to Leo and the elevator, which opened up when they got there, and went up to their penthouse. Strangely Leo didn't say anything on the way up so the ride was a little awkward since neither Miles nor Luna could think of anything to talk about.
When they finally got home Leo went straight for his room leaving the couple alone.
"Huh… think something's wrong with Leo?" Miles asked he sat down long ways on the couch as Luna just shrugged
"You know Leo he doesn't like to talk about he feels about stuff even to me" she said as laid down on top of him and nestled into a good position to relax. Miles let out a small chuckle as he grabbed the remote and flipped on the tv and wrapped around Luna.
'If something is wrong with Leo then it won't last long. He'll be back to his usual happy self in no time' Miles thought as he held onto Luna and enjoyed their alone time
And that was a chapter
Now that I have setup how school will go for them I can finally get in to some of the ideas I have for this story. I even have a idea for a good plot (or did not catch that in this chapter?)
Well hope you're enjoying yourselves and remember to review.