Full Resonance: Chapter 2: Memories of Serena Harushima. How She Met Franken Stein?
"A sound soul, dwells within a sound mind. And a sound body."
She ran to her new classroom, bursting into the room and slamming the door shut. She rested against the door, her palms sweaty and her heart working triple speed. She slide down the door to a sitting position.
"W-Wow..." Was all she could say, as she thought back to the day when she met the notorious, Franken Stein
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She ran down the hallway, tears running down her cheeks. She ran past classrooms and outside into a forest area. The sound of footsteps echoed. She looked back, seeing six young, teenage, boys chasing after her. Young Serena Harushima.
"Hey! Come back witch!" one of the boys shouted. The others laughed. She had been running for a while now and was starting to get tired. But she kept going. While she ran she noticed a tree root sticking up. She tried to jump it, but she missed, and her foot got caught in the root, making her fall to the ground. she turned her head, seeing the six boys. They walked up to her, creepily. She tried to get up but it was no use. He foot was stuck! Her eyes filled with fear as they started to water. She covered her head with her arms. One of the boys slowly walked closer, the sun gleamed on his colorful hair. His eyes, hiding behind his sunglasses while he wore his white shirt, leather jacket, sneakers and jeans.
"Hey there, Witch!" He said loudly, as he smirked, showing his white teeth.
"Get away from me!" She cried. He jumped back a bit, surprised at her reaction. He took a little while to soak it up... and when he did he just brushed it off, like it was nothing, and walked toward her more.
"Back off!" A teenage male voice said from above. The six boys looked around, surprised. One of the meisters got scared, "Hold on," he said, shakily, "That belongs to Fr--"
"Me." Interrupted a young teen as she jumped down from the trees. He was about the same age as the bullies. He was taller than all six with pale skin and gray hair. he wore the uniform of a 2-star meister. The bullies jumped back in shock.
"Back off Stein! This isn't any of your business!" The leader said, "Besides," he added, "She's a witch." Stein smirked, "You're an idiot, Pyro!" He said, condescendingly, "She's only half witch! She didn't do anything to you anyway." Pyro smirked, "Either way." He said, pompously, "How are you going to stop us? You don't even have your weapon!" Suddenly a boy, the same age as the rest of them, stepped out from behind a tree.
"I beg to differ." He said, in a cool tone. He was a few inches taller than Stein with long, red hair, and deep blue eyes. He wore a black suit and brown shoes.
The bullies stepped back cautiously, as the newcomer walked toward Stein.
"Took you long enough, Spirit." Stein said, slightly annoyed at his weapon partner.
"Sorry," Spirit said, "But we can't all be as fast as you are Stein!" He said as he joined his partner in front of the young girl.
"Witch of otherwise" He said defensively, "She's a young girl! The D.W.M.A only goes after adults who have done wrong! You have done wrong! You have no right to do this!" Pyro backed up a bit, he looked at his weapon, a tall, thick boy with messy black hair and dull brown eyes. The others were basic students. Average height with black hair and brown eyes. Two were dark skinned, probably brothers, an slightly muscled. Stein took this all in as they talked quickly, in a hushed tone. When they finished the weapons transformed and the meisters took up a fighting stance. The leaser held a ball and chain, while the two others held similar looking staffs (one that was black with a white gem on the top and another that was white with a black gem on top). Pyro Smirked, "2-Star Meister or otherwise, " he said darkly, "You'll be hard pressed to take us all on at once." He stated, victoriously. Stein chuckled, "You're in way over your head." Was all he said before he grabbed Spirit as he transformed into a scythe and twirled him around his body, slamming the end of him down.
"Ow! Dammit Stein take it easy!" Spirit yelled telepathically. Stein ignored him.
"You ready?" He asked, staring down the bullies.
"Yeah..." Spirit said as he groaned.
"Okay then, "Stein said.
"SOUL RESONANCE!" They yelled, simultaneously. The air around them began to blow violently as Spirit changed into a "Witch Hunter" blade, Stein stared them down, "Last chance," Stein warned, "Leave now and I won't dissect you!" The last statement sent the message home and the bullies ran off without looking back. Spirit changed back and brushed himself off. Stein turned around as he helped the young girl up. Their eyes met and she blushed and looked away.
"Um... t-thank you." She stuttered. Stein nodded, "If they ever give you any more trouble come get me or Spirit." he said, pointing to Spirit, he waved. She looked up at him, "So... you're the infamous Franken Stein?"
"Yup." He answered, "And you are...?" He asked. She blinked, "My name is Serena Harushima!" She said, happily, "It's nice to meet you."
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Serena stood up, blushing at the memory, "I'd better get to work if I want to be ready for class tomorrow." She said as she unpacked and organized her things.