I stare in shock. Why is he here? Cline, Leo's archenemy and used to be bestfriend. While the two are glaring at each other Fleano helps me up. " Are you alright?" he asks. I nod and stare at the ground. This was all his fault. How could he act like everything was fine. Fleano stare at the two enemies. " Who is that?" One of Leo's friends speak up, " He's Cline, Leo's rival."
I glance at Leo and Cline. The air heavy and suppressing. Leo looks away first, grabbing for me. Before I can dodge Cline pulls me away. I look up at him in surprise. He puts an arm around my shoulder, pushing me against him. " Hey! Let me go!" He ignores me. Leo glares daggers at him. Cline smirks, " Who's this Leo? Your new plaything? Should I take it away from you?" " I don't belong to anyone!" I snap, finally pulling away from his grasp. Cline looks slightly amused. I glare at them. " I don't care what your problems are, but don't get me involved in it!" As I walk away I drag Angel with me.
I give an irratated huff. Twirling around I glare at Fleano, " How long are you planning to follow me?" The pink haired boy smiles at me innocently, " All the way to your house." " I don't want you to follow me. Go away," I hiss. He continues to follow me. After a few minutes he says, " Why are you friends with that bad person? He is mean to you and he beat you." " Why do you care? This has nothing to do with you," I retort. Why is he asking me this all of a sudden?
" Because he is a bad person," is Fleano's reply. I laugh, " A bad person? Sure he is. What about me then? Aren't I a bad person too?" He quickens his stride to walk beside me. He furrows his brows at me," You are not a bad. What about you is bad?" I look away. Suddenly he's blocking my way. I stop and glare at him, " Move--" before I can react he reaches out a hand and touches my burned face. He looks into my eyes, amber eyes serious. " Are you talking about this?" His fingers are gentle on my damaged skin. He smiles at me, " This doesn't make you a bad person. A person is bad from the inside, not the outside."
I regain my senses and jerk away from his touch. " W-what do you know!" A hot blush flares on my cheek. This is the first time anyone has said anything like that to me. And touch me. In a gentle way. No punches. No scorn. I feel flustered. I don't know how to react to this. " Just go away!" I shout and run off. I run fast so that he can't catch up to me. What does he know? The world doesn't work like that. People don't care about the inside. I'm an example of that.
Finally I stop running and check to see if he somehow managed to follow me. He didn't. I lean against a building, panting hard. He doesn't understand anything. Fleano is just a boy who hasn't grown up. Tentatively I touch my half burned face. He may be an idiot...but, it made me happy, just a little bit.
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