" You've been missing class, William."
" I turn in all my papers on time. My grades are still good. I haven't violated attendance policy. Is there a problem?"
" It's just that I like seeing you..."
" I'm sorry that I've been busy."
" This could be a real problem unless we work it out together, William."
" Mr. Lane...?"
He didn't know what to do in this situation, so he smiled, awkwardly, fake emotion plastered on his face.
" I don't like that you're running around with that senior. He's going to end up causing trouble for you."
" Please don't do that."
" Mr. Lane, please do not do that," he repeated himself, panicking internally.
" If you would just listen-"
The door slid open.
In William's mind, at that moment, what he wanted most was-
Not to fight someone who was supposed to be an authority figure; but to get away, as well- Stheno didn't care for authority; Stheno knew how to say no to people; he wished that Stheno was there to help him-
" William!? What's going on-"Return......Next