Disclaimer: I do not own School of Rock.

A/N: Rewriting the text. I just cringe at how this story is badly written.

False Pretenses

Katie Brown was now fifteen, and so helplessly in love it confused her to no end.

Freddy was also fifteen, nearing sixteen, and was the recipient of Katie's infatuation. He had drifted from the band and had gone on to greater expectations. His unfaltering good looks were also probably the reason why he was so popular with the girls.

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We are, we are


We are, we are


Oh, how we shouted,

How we screamed

Take notice;

Take interest take me with you

But all our fears burn

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As her alarm clock started to beep incessantly, she groaned and tilted her head to face her alarm clock. She peered through one eye, the other one plagued by the bright sunlight was shut.


Her breath hitched as she realized that she was going to be late for school. She hopped around on one leg, trying to get the other into her jeans as she grabbed various items and stuffed them into her school-bag. When she finally got dressed, she dashed downstairs to have a quick breakfast before heading out.

She exited the house with a piece of toast dangling form her mouth.

Katie sped down the road, having difficulty breathing as she was running since her mouth was filled with buttered toast. Pondering hard to remember whether she had all her things she didn't notice the lamp-post in front of her. She collided into the hard metal and when her folders scattered about her she quickly picked them up and started to run even faster towards school.

She arrived in time to see Freddy hold out the door to his new slut—girlfriend Lola and smirk at her before placing his hand on her lower back, wavering on her ass. They had been together for almost four months. Most people would describe Lola as stunning, but with a certain craftiness about her.

She grimaced as she remembered when Summer consoled her, saying how much he was missing out on. A small smile played across her lips as she remembered the discussion she and Freddy had years ago about who the best drummer was. Just as she glanced towards him, she found his gaze, and he quickly looked away.

She shuffled around the hallway, veering past the vast amount of people. She finally located her dear friend Summer, who was currently by her locker, sorting it out as usual.

Slowly she crept behind the poor girl, and without making so much of a noise, burst out with a loud 'boo.'

Summer screamed and dropped all the books to the floor and turned around to tell the person behind her off. When she saw Katie's grinning face she couldn't help but laugh. "It's not funny when I'm trying to sort out my locker," Summer said accusingly.

"I can't help it," Katie replied, stifling a grin as Summer grabbed the fallen books.

When Summer placed everything in the right place, she had a knowing smile on her face as she began talking. "I've got something I have to tell you," Summer whispered, a blush gracing her face. "I'm sort of—dating Zack."

Katie's eyes widened. She was not the person to squeal, but at that moment she was just so glad for her friend. "That's amazing. You have to tell me all the details."

Summer chuckled. "I will, don't worry."

The two headed off towards the classrooms as the bell rung.