Hi again guys, Blaze here with a rather random new fic. This one's based upon a show not many people know about, called Pixelface. Put simply, it's a sort of sitcom about what video game characters do during their "time off". I don't really want to spoil anything canon, so I suggest for the rest of the info you turn to Google.

Anyways, back to the story itself- I had part of this written before I'd even finished my last fic, but I'll leave posting that until later. The relationships in this aren't canon by any means, and it will be rated T, and possibly M for later chapters. As such, it will be quite a change from my previous writing. I'm thinking of it as a metaphor for me maturing, and therefore, my fics, maturing in the same way.

Enjoy!

Wishing you a happy life,

Love,

Blaze x

"I'm trying to read!" Kiki said exasperatedly. Claireparker and Alexia had been competing for the last hour or so- it had started with apples being thrown into the bin, then it escalated into other things, like pressups. She wasn't usually the character who would get angry easily- she was very upbeat and optomistic most of the time- but she'd only just come out of a quite hard level of her game, Groove Academy 2, and was trying to read her favourite wind-down magazine. Her two female friends were making it very hard.

"...seven, eight, nine, ten!" Alexia counted, both the girls getting up once she had finished. "Who won?" she asked.

"You both did." Kiki answered. "You're both as good as each other. Now give it a rest!"

"What?" Alexia asked. "There is no way that she could be better than me."

"I so am." Claireparker retorted.

"I know!" Kiki interrupted. "As it's nearly bedtime, why don't you go and see who can brush their teeth the fastest."

"...and then go to bed!" she added angrily.

"How ridiculous!" Alexia scoffed.

"Yeah Kiki!" Claireparker said loudly. "As if we'd compete in something so childish!"

"Brushing our teeth! Really!" Alexia added on again.

They then both promptly ran off to the bathroom.

In the bathroom, the two girls were furiously brushing their teeth, toothpaste flying everywhere, hands scuffling.

Alexia was trying to keep her mind on the task in hand, but a particular thought was knocking around at the back of her mind. No, she thought, I have to keep focussed.

Claireparker turned to her, still brushing. Her face was covered in a layer of frothy white toothpaste. "You don't seem to be doing anything, Alexia..." she commented slyly.

Alexia couldn't help but laugh. "You have no idea how ridiculous you look." she said. It was true, the toothpaste seemed to have given her a frothy beard... She giggled again, it being the only way to appropriately show what she was feeling. Well, either that or straight up telling her she looks-

"Done!" Claireparker announced, snapping her out of her thoughts. She pushed her hard and laughed, before dropping the toothbrush in the sink and running out, not even bothering to clean the toothpaste off her chin. Alexia groaned before doing the same.

"She cheated!" Alexia screeched as soon as she entered the lounge. "She started brushing her teeth before I did!"

"I did not!" Claireparker responded, watery debris pouring from her mouth as she spoke. "You had more toothpaste than me, you had an unfair advantage!"

"Oh, I've got peppermint fur now!" Rex commented.

"And I'm going to have to wash my sweatbands now!" Kiki added.

"Maybe we should just go to bed." Alexia mused.

"Uhuh." Claireparker agreed.

Alexia then gasped with excitement, before saying: "I bet I could fall asleep quicker than you!"

"No way!" Claireparker answered. "I'm easily the best at going to sleep!"

They then both rushed into the sleeping quarters of the console, and started to get changed. Though they were both quick, Claireparker took a little more care, whereas Alexia seemingly tore the clothes off of her body, replacing them just as fast.

She gave her rival a shy smile. Claireparker smiled back, with a more sarcastic look in her eyes.

Alexia sighed quietly. Though she'd never admit it to anyone else, she'd always been very vain, taking upmost pride in her appearance- but when she was around Claireparker, especially when she was getting changed at nighttime and in the mornings, she automatically became a teensy bit self conscious. Of course, I have no idea why...

"Daydreaming again, Alexia?" Claireparker asked.

"No!" she replied. "I'm just-"

She stopped speaking as Claireparker pulled on her orange hoodie and swished her hair around, smoothing it out.

Alexia smiled again. I musn't let her know...

Soon, they were both in their beds. Alexia was trying to fidget whilst mulling over all the thoughts she'd been having in the last hour. She remembered when Claireparker had first entered the console, her first thought about her had been, Wow, she's pretty, immediately followed by, Maybe even prettier than me! which had started the rivalry between the two.

It had remained that way for a month or so, before she'd begun to have feelings towards her- from friendly feelings, to very friendly feelings, to, eventually, slightly romantic feelings. She knew it wasn't unusual to have slight doubts about sexuality at teen age- but she was way past that, so she'd been denying her feelings for a long time. She kept convincing herself that they would pass, but they didn't. Every day, she kept on doing her normal things, playing her game, with that terrible secret locked inside.

She sighed again, slipping herself under the covers. It was too late to start confessing now- maybe she'd gain more courage in the morning.

She was about to fall asleep when she heard a familar voice. "Psst! Are you asleep?" Claireparker whispered.

Alexia groaned. Claireparker was always either adorable or annoying. Right now she was being the latter. "Yes, I'm asleep!" she replied.

"Well," Claireparker asked. "How can you be asleep if you can hear me?"

"Because you're dreaming." Alexia replied, trying to keep up her side of the argument.

"If I'm dreaming," Claireparker retorted, "then I must be asleep, and I bet I fell asleep before you."

"No no no!" Alexia explained. "I dreamt that you were sleeping and you dreamt..." Her voice trailed off.

"Claireparker," she then resumed, "I have something I need to tell you-"

She looked up, to see that she had fallen asleep. No faking as far as she could see.

Alexia breathed out sadly, before snuggling under the covers again and closing her eyes. As soon as she did, she fell straight to sleep.

It only took her a few seconds to wake up again- strangely, it was still dark. Plus, it was unlike her to wake in the middle of the night-

"Hey sweetie." A feminine voice interrupted her. As her eyes adjusted to the light, she saw Claireparker, gazing at her and smiling.

"Claireparker? What are you doing up so late?" Alexia asked. "I thought you were asleep?"

"Oh, I was." she replied. "But I woke up, cos I wanted to give you a special something."

Alexia couldn't believe what she was hearing. Claireparker, the character she'd been crushing on for months, was about to- AAH!

She squealed as Claireparker put her hand on her cheek. "Nervous?" she asked.

"N-not at all..." she replied.

"You don't have to lie to me, Alexia." Claireparker said, beginning to sofly kiss her.

Alexia tossed around, groaning with pleasure as her body lapsed into a state of total relaxation.

Then a voice came from nowhere. It wasn't Claireparker... Kiki?

"Alexia? Wake up, you sleepyhead!"

She took no notice, continuing to let herself be caressed.

Claireparker lifted her head and spoke. "Alexia!" she called, shaking her wildly. "Get up!"

"No..." Alexia refused, recoiling slowly. "Keep going baby..." Her eyes drifted shut for a second, and when they reopened, light had returned to the room, and Claireparker and Kiki were standing over her.

"Drat!" she said aloud, realising what had happened. "Best night of my life, and it wasn't even real!"

The two other girls looked at each other with confused expressions.

"Um, Alexia?" Kiki asked. "What exactly were you saying during your sleep?"

Alexia gasped. "Well, you both heard me.." she replied.

"If I heard correctly," Claireparker said, "you said my name... and stuff about me being asleep... Alexia, were you dreaming about me?"

"No.." she lied.

"Should I go?" Kiki asked.

"Yes please." Claireparker replied. "You can go make some breakfast, if you'd like."

She nodded, and skipped out of the room, closing the door behind her.

"So, Alexia," Claireparker began, "have you been having any problems recently? Anything that could have affected your dreams?"

Alexia didn't say anything.

"Alexia, please." Claireparker urged, putting a hand on her shoulder. "I know we fight a lot, but you can trust me."

She shuddered involuntarily.

"Alexia, are you alright?" she asked.

She sighed. "No..."

It's time.

"Claireparker," she said, "I was lying when I said I wasn't dreaming about you."

"That's fine with me." she replied.

"It won't be." Alexia continued sadly. "Because there's more to it than that. More to it than you."

She took a deep breath before saying: "I have a confession to make."