Just a Dream

Chapter 1: Is This A Dream?

Hey you guys, I know that this is my first story and just saying that I'm a little nervous. Just don't flame me, because I want to keep writing, so…yeah…Enjoy!

I was sitting on the dock, all alone. Nobody around to talk to, but that was ok, I guess. I was content with it being just me. That is until a person walked up to me, but little did I know that person would be my crush, the person I cared for the most. Jaden Yuki. I just sat there staring down at the wooden panels at the dock, waiting for the right time to tell him, to confess my feelings for him. "Lex?" Someone behind me asks. I turn around and see Jaden looking at me confused, "What are you doing here? It's the middle of the night?" He sits next to me.

I look up and smile at him, "Oh. You know. Just gazing at the stars. They really are quite beautiful. I just never noticed it before." I sigh, I just can't do this. I've known him for so long. I don't want our friendship to end, just because I like him.

I sigh again, "You ok Alexis? You've been sighing a lot lately. In class on the way to the cafeteria, and now? Is there something you want to tell me?" He asks. 'I want to tell him, but I just can't. I don't want this thing to end.' Instead of saying something I just shake my head no. His smile fades, "You know Lex you can always tell me anything." He looks at me, as if staring at my soul.

He stands ready to leave, but when I pull him back down he looks confused, "Just stay a bit longer. I'm trying to contemplate how to tell somebody how I feel about them." He ponders for a minute as I wait for his answer.

After for what seems like hours, which must actually be a few minutes, he turns to me, sighing, "Fine Lex. I guess I have time to stay. But-"He says holding up a hand, "No later than an hour."

I smile, "Don't worry. It won't take that long." I look up at the stars, "Aren't they beautiful?" I ask turning to look at my shining star.

He laughs a little, "They are, but nothing compares to your beauty." He says looking at me.

I sigh, "Jaden. I want to tell you, I really do. It's just that I don't know how you'll take it. Take me being in love with you." I say before even thinking of it, really. I just poured out all of my feelings, and it just slipped. I look to him.

He has disbelief written all over his face, I sigh, "Is it true Lex? Do you really love me?" I shake my head in embarrassment. My face must be red by now. I hate this, now he is going to tell me that we can only be friends, and that we weren't meant for each other after all. I turn my head away from him; I don't want to see his reaction. "Don't turn away from me Alexis." He says gently turning my head to look at him in the eyes.

I sniffle, realizing that I'm starting to cry, "Why?" I ask, "Aren't you going to tell me that you don't love me?"

Jaden laughs. He is actually laughing. Why is he laughing? "I'm sorry Lex," He starts between laughing fits. I stare at him in disbelief, "But if it makes you feel better, I'm not telling you that I don't love you, in fact it is actually quite opposite. I do love you also Lex."

I stare at him, not believing what my ears are telling me, "W-what did you say?" I ask. I need to know if this is true.

He smirks, "its true Lex. I really do love you." He says. He leans down giving me a kiss that proves that he isn't lying. "Don't worry. It's true Lex, I don't know for how long, but still, we can get through this together." I lean my head on his shoulder. This is just a dream. Right? There's no way that this could be happening for real.

It has been a week since we have been going out. And believe me. It was a surprise to everybody who found out. I don't know why though. I mean, I think that everyone who I knew knew that I liked Jaden and that he liked me. I look over and see my two best friends staring at me. I know something is up, and they are planning something. I'm kinda scared to think about it. I turn my body to look at them, "What? Can I help you with something?" I ask looking at them in disbelief.

They look stunned, "What Lex? We just wanted to know why you like that Slifer-slacker?" Jazz nods her head as Mindy is talking, "I mean. I know that he is hot and all, but don't you think that you could do a lot better?"

I roll my eyes, there's nobody that I would want more than Jaden, "And who would that be?" I ask challenging them.

They both smirk at the same time, "Well duh!"

"It's obvious!"

I start to become uneasy, "Come on you guys. Who?" They giggle, "You want to take a breath?" I ask as they keep giggling, while saying something that I couldn't point out, but I knew that whatever it was, it couldn't be good. "Huh? What was that? I couldn't make out upon all of the laughter that you possessed." I put my hands on my hips in annoyance. Was it so much to ask to get to class early to prepare for the day?

They keep giggling as they say the name, "Zane!" They continue laughing as I slap myself on the forehead.

I sigh and head for the door, "Fine, you can think I'm compatible for whatever, but we will talk about this later." I give one final glare and head out the door. I give a short laugh as I walk down the halls of the Obolisk Blue dorms; I get in line for breakfast. When I sit down I see Jazz and Mindy at our table already. "How did you get here so fast?" I ask.

They smile, "Well now Lex, that's none of your business now is it." Mindy says, "But come on. Don't you wish that Jaden was here with us?"

I think about it for a minute, it is true that we haven't gotten to see each other for a while. And it doesn't help that we both are super busy with all of the work that we do. And to think. Jaden doesn't do his homework! "Yeah, I guess so." I say trying to be nonchalant. "I'll see you guys in class." I say walking off toward my first class of the day, which unfortunately, both me and Jaden have professor, excuse me, Dr. Crowler.

I walk down the hall and stand in front of the door. I sigh opening the door. I walk inside and take my seat in the back of the class. I wish that I was closer to Jaden, then again, if I was I would probably just hear him sleeping. "Hey Lex!" I hear behind me.

I smile recognizing the voice immediately, "Jaden!" Wait. Jaden in class? On time? I look over at him, obviously confused, "What are you doing in class on time?" I ask. Oh my gosh, I never thought I would ever say that.

"You know. Just wondering what it felt like to get here so early." He says stifling a yawn. "Anyway, what are you doing here?" He asks, his puts his arm around me.

I giggle, "Well I couldn't stand the bombardment of questions that Jazz and Mindy were throwing at me, so I skipped breakfast and decided to come here and see if anybody is around. Quite a quincedence huh?" He looks at me dumbfounded. "What?" I ask confused again.

"Let me get this straight." He starts.
"What?" I ask getting annoyed.

You skipped breakfast?"

"Yeah, that sounds about right and what you just about summed up." He starts to cry, "Why are you crying?" I ask concerned. Don't forget Jaden never cry's.

"Why did you skip breakfast? It's the most important meal of the day!"

I sigh, "Is that why you are crying?" He nods frantically, "Don't worry Jaden. I'm sure that I can last." I say smiling. Everybody starts to pile in the room.

"Be quiet all of you and take your seats!" Crowler says angry. "Now as all of you may know, Chancellor Sheppard has something important to say. And for all of you Obolisk Blues, you should already know if you were paying attention." He says smiling.

Jaden looks to me, "What? You may actually want to pay attention." I say.

"Do you know what it is?" He asks.

I sigh. 'Remarkable. They must have found out at breakfast.' I look to him, "Sorry Jay, but I do not know of what they are talking about." He sighs, "Well look on the bright side, at least you do get to find out."

He smiles, "Your right Lex. I'm going to try to pay attention." He says trying really hard to focus.

The screen comes down, "Now as most of you may know, from an Obolisk Blue, if they told you. At breakfast we held a very important announcement saying that we are having people getting ready for something entirely new this year. We are having people submitting applications to a trip to New Domino City." Everybody starts to cheer, "But wait there's more. You get to spend a whole semester there and also there are ten spots to go. The ten people I see most fitting to go will be able to go on this once in a life time experience."

The crowd of students starts to go crazy, "Sit down!" Crowler exclaims.

"Now for you to get chosen, you must pick up an application and turn it in by Thursday, so the winners, chosen by yours truly, will be announced on Friday. Good luck to everybody." He says as the screen goes blank.