DC-chan: This chapter kinda leads into the sequel because it introduces two new characters, siblings to be precise. So enjoy.

Seraph: This is the final chapter of Rock My World.

DC-chan: tries to keep a straight face, but ends up sobbing hysterically I can't believe it's over! rolling on the floor crying

Seraph: steps away slowly

Disclaimer, you know the drill with this one folks…

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Chapter 31 Of Rock My World

Another Side, Another Story

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"Kurama! Kira has good news!" Kira exclaimed happily as she dramatically entered his room.

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He sweatdropped as he looked up from his studies, "Firstly, when did you start referring to yourself in third person and secondly, how did you get in my house? My family's out and I-" he eyed the house key she was holding in her hand. "Don't tell me…"

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"Minamino-san gave me a key!" Kira chirped as she twirled it around her index finger on it's key ring. "Cool, ne? Now I can come into your house whenever I feel like it without knocking or ringing the doorbell and waiting for someone to answer it!" She saw Kurama staring questioningly at her and laughed, "Don't worry, I'm not going to steal stuff."

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"What's your good news?"

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She smiled broadly, "I passed the entrance exams!" She made a v-sign with her other hand.

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"Meaning…?"

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"Baka!" Kira slapped him hard on the back. "I'm going to be going to the same high school as you next term! Told you it was good news!"

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"But I thought you were fourteen," he said not knowing whether to take her seriously or not.

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"I turned fifteen two days ago, didn't you know I was in ninth grade? At first the school put me in the eighth grade because they thought I would have trouble learning Japanese even though I was supposed to be in ninth grade. Once they found out I was fluent they let me go into ninth grade and now I'm going to high school! Surprising, ne?" She threw her arms up, but as she did so her key went flying out of her hand and hit Kurama in the forehead.

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He rubbed his head where he now had a red key imprint on it, "I'm more surprised your grades were good enough…"

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"Kaasan was kinda surprised too," Kira continued, "she nearly fainted when she saw my test scores. All I did was break into a chorus of 'We Are The Champions' by Queen."

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"Are you going to finally start taking school seriously?" He asked.

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She shrugged as she flopped down on his bed and hugged a pillow to her chest, "Maybe." A sly grin crept across her smug face. She then tossed the pillow at him when she noticed his grave expression, "I was kidding kitsune! I'm planning on going at least twice a week now."

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"Only twice?"

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"Don't push it Kurama."

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He diverted his emerald eyes back to his studies while chuckling, "I'll hold you to that."

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"Takuto!" A small brunette girl cried while chasing after her brother in a dark forest, her voice riddled with panic. Beads of sweat trickled down her face as she shouted, "Takuto, wait for me!" Long brown bangs framed her face and the rest of her hair was pulled back into a bun with two chopsticks making an 'x' through it. Her light orange hooded sweatshirt was covered in mud and perspiration. Her sky blue cargo pants were torn.

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She leaned against a tree trunk, gasping for breathe and sunk down onto the dirt ground. Where could her brother be? He surely wouldn't leave her here all by herself, would he? How could he just run off like that? How could he have left her behind?

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She hugged her knees as her purple eyes quivered, "He wouldn't leave me alone…he'll come back…" Her quiet whisper was hardly reassuring. She felt the tears well up in the corner of her eyes.

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The sound of a snapped twig made her sit upright. Her heart began beating faster and faster as her mind raced through the many possibilities of what could have caused the noise. She held her breath in, not daring to make a sound. It could be anything from a wild animal to a…

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She pushed herself up to her feet, but almost fell down right after because her legs were trembling violently beneath her. Sweat trickled down her neck slowly like a crawling insect. Her heart was beating against her ribs now and was soon it would burst in a matter of seconds.

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Where's Takuto? I hate being alone!

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"What are you doing all the way out here?"

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She jumped in the air and waved her arms around frantically at the sudden sound of a familiar voice. "Hiei!" She turned around and stared at the fire apparition, smiling uneasily, "I'm here on a mission with Takuto…"

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He arched an eyebrow at the young human girl and snorted, "Your brother is a buffoon to bring you along."

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She looked down at the ground, "It was Koenma-sama's order." She twiddled her fingers nervously and hunched her shoulders over, "I want to help when I can. You know, make myself useful."

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"You only get in the way," Hiei said sharply. He didn't say this out of pure spite for the girl, but he as an older brother himself couldn't comprehend what the hell Takuto was thinking to be putting his younger sister in such danger. Especially a girl as weak and sensitive as Suzume.

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She glanced up at him reproachfully, "Takuto thinks I'm helpful."

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"Only because you have exceptional healing powers," he remarked coolly as he crossed his arms over his chest.

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Suzume bit her bottom lip. She felt like crying again, but then Hiei would think less of her. She wiped away the new forming tears with the sleeve of her sweatshirt. Right now she wanted nothing more than to sink into the ground and out of existence. Who would miss her after all? She wanted to argue back, but couldn't find the words.

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Why can't I ever speak up for myself?

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When she looked back up, Hiei was gone and there was no trace that he ever was there. No footprints, no nothing.

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She sat back down the ground, thoroughly annoyed with herself. As her brother often said, she had no guts and no backbone. He had tried to say it in a brotherly caring way, but it still didn't come out to good. And once the missions had started he was always either yelling at her to get out of harms way or dragging her along. Life had been a continuous up and down roller coaster between the two siblings ever since.

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Suzume cursed the day her brother became a Reikai Tantei.

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To Be Continued…

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DC-chan: Short, ne? confetti rains down IT'S OVER! After nearly a year it's finally over! sobs hysterically again

Seraph: claps slowly

Thank all of you who reviewed and read this story despite the authoresses lazy tendencies. It means a lot to me to know that people not only like and encourage my writing, but that they like the characters as well. I don't really know what else to say because I've never finished a fic before…ROCK ON!

Look for the sequel to Rock My World which will be titled Define Normal! Which is coming soon to a fan fiction site near you!

Here's a brief sneak peak at the events and things that are going to occur in Define Normal:

-takes place six months later (so some characters will be a tad bit more mature cough Kira cough)

-a love triangle which might evolve into a love square or pentagon OHH THE DRAMA!

-Kokuei makes a few cameos

-OMFG! There will be some dating!

-annoying little children to baby-sit

-killer youkai (is there any other kind?)

-evil teachers

-a wedding

…and that's all I'm telling you. sticks out tongue

Once again, THANK YOU ALL SO VERY UBER MUCH!