Life As We Know It: Chapter 1Every month Jack Quinn felt he had an obligation. When his younger sister Stacey left the house their mother had quite literally commanded him to look after her. He figured that if he visited her once a month that was good enough. On the same day of every month Stacey left her front door unlocked because she knew her brother wasn't very creative. She knew he wanted nothing more than to fulfill only what was necessary.
Sure enough the door was unlocked like usual, but Stacey wasn't waiting for him in the living room like normal. While this was strange Jack wasn't fazed. He simply wandered around the house looking for her. She wasn't in her bedroom or the kitchen or the dining room, and he even knocked on the bathroom doors. With a shrug he began to leave and then remembered the one room that every house now had; the Lotavian communication room.
The Lotavian communication room, while required in every
411: Bad DayMarluxia knew something was wrong as soon as Vexen walked into the down town coffee shop where the pink haired man worked. Normally the blonde was careful with his emotions, keeping them close and hidden, but today was different. The slightly amused but still fairly emotionless expression Vexen normally wore was replaced with one of sadness. His lips were no longer curved in a slight smirk that made it look like he was laughing at the world. He no longer walked with an air of confidence, but instead looked down, his shoulders slumped over.
"The usual?" Marluxia smiled at Vexen when he reached the counter.
"Yeah sure I guess." he mumbled.
Turning to make his order Marluxia frowned. He had never seen Vexen like this. Sure the guy wasn't the most cheerful person around, but he had never looked this, well, this depressed. The way he stood there with his head down reminded him of a lost puppy.
"My shift's over, I'm