It's a brand new year and I hope everyone is ready for it because I'm not. I'm back in school and let me just say that it's not fun. God how I wish it was summer. Anyway, I know that a lot of you have been patiently anticipating this epilogue so here it is! I don't own Digimon or the song used here.

-X-

"So I was just wondering if after the concert, the two of us could go on a date or something"

"Sorry Trevor, to me, you're only my guitarist. And just so you know, we're on in thirty minutes, and I'm still not ready. So get away, let me put on my stage clothes, and come back when you have your head screwed on straight"

The blonde haired girl pushed the other blonde out of her dressing room. She rolled her eyes as she took of her robe. She threw on her simple black dress, tied her hair into a ponytail, and used only a little bit of make-up. She stared at herself in the mirror and frowned. She untied her hair and washed out the blonde hair dye. She looked back to see an auburn haired girl with striking violet eyes staring back at her. She seemed satisfied with this so she exited her room.

"We're on in five!" shouted one of the technicians.

"Make me proud super star!" said a man in a suit to the auburn haired girl. "Wait, what happened to your hair?"

"Eh, blonde's out, real's in" she replied as she took the microphone and got ready.

"Oh, well…Just remember that this is your first world tour so don't mess it up" sad the man.

"Jerry, you're my manager, not my mother. Now if you excuse me, I've got a concert to begin" the girl smiled.

She stepped through the curtains and was met with a roaring crowd. Every single one of them was cheering her name. Many were holding up signs and yelling 'I LOVE YOU!'. She couldn't help smiling upon seeing the crowd.

"Glad so many of you made it to my very first concert in Japan!" she shouted into the microphone which only made the audience go wild. The quieted down when she signaled them to though. "I am so happy to see that I have so many fans here. This is my hometown and I when I heard that this would be where I kicked off my world tour, I was so psyched! It's hard to believe that just six years ago, I lived in a house not too far from here actually, and two years ago I graduated from Julliard and got a record deal. It's just so amazing"

"She was squealing more than many of you fans out there when she heard she got a record deal" Trevor chuckled.

"He's not wrong" the girl smiled. "Anyway, I know many of you are expecting me to sing an original but I felt that I should do a cover instead. It's one of my favorite songs and it totally fits the way my life is now. It's about how no matter how much a person changes they'll always be themselves and find their way back to their roots. Well look at me, I've changed so much but here I am, back at the beginning. Now here's 'You'll Always Find Your Way Back Home' by Miley Cyrus!"

With that, her band began to play and the audience returned to their loud cheering. The girl smiled and took her cue to sing.

You wake up, it's raining and it's Monday

Looks like, one of those rough days

Times up, you're late again, so get out the door

Sometimes, you feel like running

Find a whole new life and jump in

Let go, get up and hit the dance floor

But when the lights go down, it's the ending of the show

And you're feeling like you go nowhere to go

Don't you know!

She almost burst out in fits of laughter when she saw a banner raised up. Although this banner was different than the rest of them. It was actually more of a flag with faces of her and some old friends on it. 'Looks like goggle head's made a new team flag' she thought to herself.

She waved to the adult version of the brunette she once knew as Takato Matsuki. Now a famed artist all over the world and of course she couldn't forget his wife, Jeri Katou. The two were standing next to each other as they smiled up at the star.

She could see that Jeri was thinking 'I told you so'. Well, the brunette was right, the girl on stage really was the only person she knew that could rock the stage.

You can change your hair and you can change your clothes

You can change your mind, that's just the way it goes

You can say goodbye and you can say hello

But you'll always find your way back home

You can change your style; you can change your jeans

You can learn to fly and you can chase your dreams

You can laugh and cry but everybody knows

You'll always find your way back home

The auburn haired star saw another familiar face in the crowd. He was famous actor, Ryo Akiyama. He had his arm around a girl around their age so she could only presume that this was the wife she's heard so much about.

Ryo flashed her, his signature dazzling smile and waved at her. She returned it with a small laugh as the instruments continued playing behind her.

Your best friends, your little hometown

Are waiting up wherever you go now

You know, that you can always turn around

Cause this world, it's big and it's crazy

And this girl, is thinking that maybe

This life, is what some people dream about

Cause when I'm feeling down and when I'm all alone

I've always got a place where I can go

Cause I know!

Her smile grew even wider when she saw two others cheering her on. She remembered how they would always get on her nerves and never shut up about anything. Now they were working in advertising and doing pretty well for themselves.

They may have matured but the way they were acting was making her remember them as the little idiots. Man how she missed them, Kazu Shioda and Kenta Kitagawa.

You can change your hair and you can change your clothes

You can change your mind, that's just the way it goes

You can say goodbye and you can say hello

But you'll always find your way back home

You can change your style; you can change your jeans

You can learn to fly and you can chase your dreams

You can laugh and cry but everybody knows

You'll always find your way back home

The star couldn't help but notice a face of someone very close to her. It was hard to believe that the woman she saw the same five-year old girl she used to comfort. Now look at her, she was twenty-one years old and had her five-year old son by her side.

Funny how Suzie Wong said she'd be responsible while her big brother was in America and then end u pregnant at the age of fifteen. It was rough for her at first but she's doing fine now. Speaking of which, where was the little bad boy that got her into the mess.

Cody Hida, graduated from Harvard law at the early age of nineteen. He was now twenty-four and supporting his family rather nicely. The star remembered during their Spring break reunion how the blue-haired brother almost killed the young man. He should've been glad that Cody didn't abandon Suzie during her time of need.

Those were the days…

Where they know exactly who you are

Where the real you is the super star

You know, it's never too far away!

This was when she noticed another man next to Suzie. His face was covered by a sign he was holding and with every step he got closer and closer to the stage. It wasn't too difficult to figure out who he was though.

You can change your hair and you can change your clothes

You can change your mind, that's just the way it goes

You can say goodbye and you can say hello

But you'll always find your way back…!

You can change your hair and you can change your clothes

You can change your mind, that's just the way it goes

You can say goodbye and you can say hello

But you'll always find your way back home

When the man was close enough he revealed his handsome face and beautiful midnight blue hair. He turned the sing around so she could read it. It read 'I told you I would wait for a thousand years, did you wait for me?'

If she could, she would've shouted out yes. So instead she smiled and nodded in his direction. There was always something special about him. And now she knew what it was. To her, he would never change and he would never need to. He would always be Henry Wong.

You can change your style; you can change your jeans

You can learn to fly and you can chase your dreams

You can laugh and cry but everybody knows

You'll always find your way back home

You'll always find your way back home

You'll always find your way back home

You'll always find your way back home

You'll always find your way back home

You'll always, you'll always, find your way

You'll always find your way back home!

Everyone she knew seemed to have become so successful but when it comes down to it, they were all led back to the place it all started. "I'm Rika Nonaka and thank you for being such a great audience!"

-X-

The concert area was now pretty much clear of screaming fans now. Once she was sure the coast was clear, Rika walked out onto the stage and noticed her friends practically running towards her. She ran towards them but more specifically, Henry. He took her by the waist and spun her around when he hugged her.

"Rika, it's so great to see you again!" exclaimed Henry.

"I know!" she laughed as he put her down. "I thought I'd never see you guys again after I got a record deal. Speaking of which, why am I seeing some of you guys again?"

"That's so cold, you don't want to see us again?" said Ryo dramatically.

Rika rolled her eyes. "That's not what I meant" she then turned to his wife. "By the way, I'm Rika, nice to meet you"

"Duh, I know who you are! I'm a really big fan, the name's Carol. You were amazing up there" said Ryo's wife.

"Aw thanks. Now back to my original question. Why am I seeing some of you guys? Aren't you supposed to be at the Louvre museum in Paris, France getting ready to unveil your newest creation?" Rika asked Takato.

"I couldn't miss the chance to see you as you kicked off your first world tour" responded the former goggle head. "And to think it'd be here of all places!"

"It certainly brings back a lot of old memories" Jeri sighed by his side.

"And you're supposed to be in Hollywood, shooting scenes for season three of your hit show, The Circle of Death" Rika pointed out as she returned her attention to Ryo.

"The set accidentally broke so they're busy fixing it. I took the chance to fly here on my private jet just to see you again" smiled Ryo.

"He insisted I come along with him" said Carol as she rolled her eyes.

"I can't believe how our lives changed over the years" commented Henry.

"I can't believe your little sister got children before the rest of us" retorted Kazu.

"It was an accident" said Suzie but then looked down on her son with a smile. "And a miracle"

"Hi Yukio, you might not remember me but I met you when you were only two. I'm one of your mother's closest friends" beckoned Rika to the little boy. He shyly detached himself from his mother and shook her hand.

"Now here's the thing that all of us talked about without you" started Kenta to Henry and Rika. "All of us, including Suzie, are either married or have a girlfriend or boyfriend, except you two"

Henry and Rika glanced at each other before the former looked at their friends sternly. "Look, I appreciate that you guys are worried about our love lives but we can get through it just fine on our own" said Henry.

"Come on Henry, we all know you two like each other. Why can't you guys just get married already?" Suzie smirked.

"It's not that easy. We haven't seen each other in person in two years. I don't know if how I feel about him is still the same" argued Rika pointedly. "Although I am willing to try"

"But you're on a world tour. We'll barely have time with each other" said Henry, sounding disappointed.

"Actually, I've been looking for a new tech producer to deal with lights, audio, stage setting, just someone good at tech stuff. You wouldn't happen to know anyone by chance?" she asked innocently.

Henry smiled knowing exactly what she was implying. "Actually I think I know the perfect guy. He's a graduate from Harvard, he's looking for a new job at the moment, and he already likes who his boss is going to be"

"Great, then he's hired!" laughed Rika.

"This is so amazing, you two are going to be traveling the world together, have the time of your lives, it'll be so romantic!" squealed Jeri excitedly.

"That's only if my guitarist doesn't get jealous and throws some sort of hissy fit" said Rika in jest but loud enough for anyone backstage to hear.

"I think I'll be fine!" shouted Trevor from behind the curtain.

"Good, that's taken care of…When should I start packing?" asked Henry.

"Next week, I don't really feel like leaving you guys just yet" Rika remarked.

"Let's make one little promise to each other" said Takato. "Let's all promise we meet here again one day"

Everyone agreed to it and then they made it so that only the Tamers were there. They all placed their hands together into a circle and at the count of three they shouted, 'Tamers together, friends forever!'

-X-

"Did they ever meet again?" asked a ten-year old girl. She was had midnight blue hair, violet eyes, and she wore a t-shirt with a blue heart on it.

"Not yet, but they're about to" said her auburn haired mother. "Henry, you ready yet?"

Instead of a response from her husband, she instead got two five year old kids, twins, running into her. They were squealing in excitement as they each grabbed one of her legs.

"I'm having a little trouble controlling your kids" the blue haired man sighed.

"Why is it when they don't listen to what you say, they're my kids?" asked the mother although she was smiling.

"Come on kids, its a little cold today so you have to put on your coats" urged the man.

"But we don't want to!" pouted the female twin.

"Yeah, what's going to happen if we walk out like this anyway?" agreed the other twin.

"Lin, Akira, mind your father. He only wants best for you and if you don't mama will have to put you to bed without supper" warned the mother.

The twins immediately took their coats and slipped them on. The father sighed with relief and looked at his wife with a smile to say his thanks. She smiled triumphantly to him.

The family of five walked out into the cool air and got into the car. They drove past the trees with the signs of fall. Soon enough, they parked near Shinjuku Park. It was a place of memories and also the very place where a promise to meet again had been made.

There were already a couple of people there. A few adults and many children were hanging out there. Nothing much had changed over the course of several years. They were still friends, the park still remained, and everything looked brighter when they were together.

"Uncle Henry, Aunt Rika, you guys are late!" remarked a teenager upon seeing them.

"Yukio, you've grown so much since I last saw you" commented Henry.

Lin and Akira immediately ran out of the car to meet and play with the other kids their age. The oldest child however seemed too shy to leave the safety of the vehicle.

"Kiara, is there something wrong?" asked Rika in concern.

"I'm…I just don't know if I fit in here. I don't really know anyone here" she replied.

"You know your cousins and other relatives. Don't worry, we'll introduce them to you" said Rika.

"Well…Okay"

She ran up to her parents and they took hold of each of her hands into their own. With each step, Kiara felt her confidence strengthen. Her parents looked down at her lovingly before returning the gaze on each other. It was a picture perfect moment.

"You guys are late!" shouted Ryo.

"We didn't really want to start without you" commented Takato.

"Correction, Jeri didn't want to start without them" corrected Kazu.

"Kazu…" muttered Kenta with a disappointed head shake.

"Same old Kazu" giggled Jeri.

"What did you expect?" laughed Suzie.

Even when some things change, there are others that do not. Keep your faith in the ones close to you and don't ever let them go unless you know it's the right path for them. You never know the kind of effect you can have on people when you're gone…Just learn to accept who you are and don't ever give up. – Rika Nonaka…Scratch that, Rika Wong.

-X-

That's pretty much the end of it. I hope it wasn't bad because I felt it sort of paled in comparison to other chapters. I really hope that's just my imagination. I'll be going on a kind of Digimon hiatus for a while meaning I won't be writing digimon fics for quite some time. Don't worry, I'm not giving up on it, I just want to finish some other stuff first. Leave a review and have a great year!