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Author's note: Umm..hi. This is my first fanfic. Hope you all enjoy it. Thanks.

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A Place To Call Home

PROLOGUE

"But I wanna find my real home!" shouted Zidane, his eyes watered. His vision blurred.   "I…I want to see my real parents…" he said again. Tears rolled down his cheeks.

"How many times do I have to repeat this? You're still young! I've gotten into a lot of troubles by raisin' you!" shouted Baku at the crying boy. His heart softened when he saw him crying. "I just don't want you to get killed. Is that so hard to understand?"

"I don't care!! I want to find my home, my real home!!" with that, Zidane turned away and ran as fast as his can towards his room.

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Zidane slammed his bedroom door as hard as he can. "I hate him!!" he shouted, drying his eyes. Why is he treating me like a child? I'm already eleven. I can take care of myself. I'll prove it to him. After crying on the floor for a few minutes, he ran to his closet. He put his favourite clothes in a bag and ran outside.

"Are you leaving?" he heard a familiar voice. He stopped and turned around. He saw a green eyed teenager, with long silver hair that fell carelessly down his back. Zidane thought that he was among the most handsome person on Gaia. It was Zekk, one of the members of Tantalus. But he was special to Zidane. He had been like an elder brother to him. He looked at Zidane with caring eyes.

"Yeah…" said Zidane, turning away so that Zekk couldn't see his face. He would call him 'crying baby' if he sees Zidane crying. Just like before…

"Why are you trying to hide your face?" said Zekk, kneeling down beside Zidane. He tilted his head to the right to get a better view of Zidane's face. Zidane tried to cover his face with his hands, but Zekk caught his hands. His expression changed completely. "Are you crying?" he said, trying to stop laughing. "Crying Baby," he said again, patting Zidane's head.

There he goes again. "I'm not a baby! And I'll prove it to you, 'cause I'm going to travel by myself," said Zidane. "When I come back here, you'll see a grown Zidane with his real home."

Zekk smiled at the child's behaviour. "Really?" he said, smiling mockingly. "Then, I'll go with you."

"No you can't. I want to travel by myself, and I'll prove that I'm able to take care of myself!" said Zidane, walking away. 

"But I'm still coming with you," said Zekk, following Zidane.

"Don't get into my way!"

Zekk smiled and patted Zidane's head. "Believe me, you'll get no where without me."

Yeah, whatever. He tilted his head and took a look at Zekk. Maybe it's a good idea to have a company after all. They walked together in silence.

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Author's note: What do you think? Maybe its not very good….but, it will get more & more interesting later…(I hope). Please email me if you have any comment. Umm…that's all.