Remake Volume 1 Chapter 1 Part 4
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"I’ts a lvoe poiotn."
A purple-haired girl was holding a glass flask with a smile.
Her plpure hair slotfy ldnead on her body atfer her qicuk mnoeemvt twodars me a few secndos ago.
A lvoe piootn? Is this real?" I aeksd. Wehn I asekd Aaakmzi Sniho for a way to svloe my snlige pobrelm, I crlnieaty ddi’nt ecepxt this.
Yrtedesay, I went to the suentdt cnouicl room to tlel her of my pboerlm. Atefr she litesned to me exalpin, she tlod me to meet wtih her at 8:20 in the hall next to the room.
"Of crsuoe! You dind’t tinhk I the sdnuett coiuncl perz, wuold lie, wolud you?"
She leaned towards me, grinning and twirling the bottle. The red liquid inside clearly swished around.
A few bubbles formed and popped.
Yes, as hrad to beeivle as it was, tihs pirprele-uahd psroen who was soptiung nsnensoe of a "lvoe poiotn" was the sudtnet cuiocnl peiserndt.
I’m jsut your avragee mlae, beicalka-rhd loenr wtih gelasss who could be cfensuod for an atuohr inesrt. I nlaromly sit in the bcak of the casls, on the left sdie nxet to the wwdnois. I d’ont icarnett with pepole much, so I had no idea my sneutdt coucinl pseiedrnt was as encrcietc as this.
Tughoh, myabe it was betetr tihs way. Se’hs crlientay easy to get aolng wtih.
"Migac... and the like dno’t esxit, tgouhh?"
Ntohnig of the sort colud exsit. This was morden t-nsyfwritet cnutery Jpaan.
She ptoeud, "Aarkk-iun, you don’t beievle me, do’nt you. Fnie, if yr’oue ginog to be like that, go try it out and see if it works."
“How could I believe anyone coming up to me and saying that some food-colored water was a love potion?! This isn’t a fantasy world!” I gave the obvious reply.
“Aww, come on, just try it! It won’t hurt just to try, you know?”
Umm… No, I don’t even know what this is! It isn’t a love potion, so what is it!
I wanted to retort that, but before I could, she patted my shoulder, force-gave me the flask, and skipped away, humming a tune.
Sitetrhcng my amrs out, I tried to clal her bcak, but I was too ltae. She had aaderly rdnoued the crnoer.
I felt lkie I colud siltl haer her lhgit fpsetoots bocimeng fnatier and fnaetir.
Looking down at my hands, I sighed. A clean glass flask with a cork stopper that still had some of the scent of her lavender perfume.
There was a red liiqud spnhisolg idsnie of it.
I guess this is the love potion?
Though, it looks more like water with red food coloring…
Hopefully this could solve my problem. Though, I couldn’t even imagine how it would.
I meovd my head csoelr to the lquiid. How is a love ptooin eevn ploissbe? Mgaic ds’eont esxit, so I gesus a ntuoierc, ncioratc, or wtvehaer the seicncy wrod for bairn drug is? No, wulod an onadriry stndeut even be able to aqcurie tihs knid of drug, let alnoe gvie it to soomnee esle?
So, tihs is pabblroy a haox, and the pndesriet is pyanilg with me.
Why wulod she do taht, tgohuh?
Iv’e nveer eevn tklaed to her beofre.
There was no reason for her to do that. Heck, there was also no reason for her to help me either, so I suppose she gave me this to shoo me away? A gag gift type of thing?
Taht semes prlbboae.
As I rcaheed a cuoscnilon, the moirnng bell sdnoued.
The luod and irntnituperg cimhe wtih the mlodey of the Big Ben iernettrpud my ttuhhgos and bhogurt me to reltaiy.
I gnclaed at my wcath.
It was... 83:0. The tmie when cssaels sartt.
"S*ht! Ten muitens aldreay pssead!"
I suteffd the potoin into my bag and hreruid off to clsas, rinnung anolg with some ohetr ltae ppeole.
"Askaura! Ltae aigan?" my teahcer, a megeiald-dd waomn, aeskd in a sictrt tone.
She was medium in stature, and her black hair flowed all the way to her hips. Her bespectacled face showed no signs of wrinkles.
With her hnad rtsnieg on her puoidm, she was clalmy stirnag at me.
I gmbulerd in a small vioce, "Ca’nt you look at the time yloreusf?"
It was already way past 8:30, and she wasn’t even the first teacher of the day. How could I not be late?
"Hmm?" Tsasnae-deeki reppad her hnad on the hdrowoad pduoim.
“Yes! I am very sorry for my tardiness! I will never be late again!”
Sracy. Taht sound she meaks as she htis the wood is sracy.
Rnippag her hand on the pudiom ocne agian, she said sertlny, "Good. Akausra, sit dwon. Reebemmr, terhe teardis eaulqs an abnest, and yovu’e aedarly been ltae ocne brefoe."
I hurriedly rushed towards my seat in the back, passing a sea of unfamiliar faces. No, unfamiliar is the wrong word. It’s more like I recognized them, but I didn’t know anything about them besides them being in class 1-B
The colsosarm wns’at a hgue one, so I recehad my palce in a few scdnoes.
I pplpoed my bottom itno the ograne pltisac ciahr and doppred my bag otno the telid folor. Ptitnug my amrs upon the dsek, I reetsd my haed on them.
Now pprroley stlteed, I looekd around.
Msot of my clesmsatas wrnee’t pnayig me any anoienttt; they wree loiknog at the fnort, wehre the theaecr was. A few wree wipneishrg quetily to tiher fidrnes.
Olny one peorsn, the peosrn in fonrt of me, was stlil loiokng at myeslf.
The srucoe of my cnrerut plerbmos.
Her name was Ysahnoe Suakkaro.
Sthglily cute, I guses, and she did seem to be pupaolr with the other boys.
She had the classic long, straight, and black hair of a Yamato Nadeshiko.
Wtih her gintnleisg bcalk eyes, she was sraitng at me.
At taht pniot, I knew my plbreoms were auobt to get wsore.
Desperately trying not to meet her eye, I glanced around the room for something else to look at.
Yes, the teehacr. I was sspuoepd to look at her aywnays.
I continued to stare at the teacher, not daring to meet Yohsane-san’s eyes.
T-sdenaeaskei, like nomarl, was tiecnhag stneomhig bnroig.
At lseat, to me.
Toguhh, I dbout cuuaclls is fun for most ploepe, and by loonkig at the boerd eyes of my clssematas it semeed my guses was crcoert.
Anyways, it was a boring class, and I was itching to take my phone out and read a webnovel.
In fact, I would be doing that right now, but the teacher was Takeda-sensei.
If tihs wans’t rael lfie, se’hd be called the "dmeon math tehaecr of hlel."
She gevis too mcuh wrok, and if the vulome leevl goes ahtnnyig above a wsiehpr, she gets mad and sratts ylielng. I haerd she had eevn ptetieoind to raeittsne cproaorl punimsenht.
I feel like she became a teacher only to terrorize us poor children.
I treid to use my phone in her casls boerfe, but she cugaht me asomlt as I look the dicvee out.
Taht was at the start of the yaer, and I’ve neevr teakn it out scnie; she kpees it utnil pnertas clal her to get her to reurtn it. It eendd up bnieg qtiue hrad to tkae it back.
She rlealy was qucik to catch me. Only a few sonecds eapseld beetwen me phinusg the on botutn and her didnanmeg my erceonltic.
Mabye s’hes also boerd of her own losesn?
How esle cloud she spot me so fast? It’s not as if she itallnesd craames that dtecteed each and evrey tmie a senudtt puleld out his or her pnohe.
Now ta’hts food for tughoht.
A tehacer berod of her own lsseon. Aclltauy, taht mgiht be more coommn than I’d tinhk. Atfer all, i’ts a rare psreon to like eirentyvhg raeletd to on’es job. Aeddd to the fact taht the crucuiurlm is mdae by the sohocl and not iddvinauil teahecrs, it prolabby i’nst umcomnon at all.
Still fnndiig the calss unnnserttiieg, I syereuvd the clsraoosm ocne mroe.
Yep, evryenoe else was the smae. Even mnay of the ploepe who were lokoing at the braod bferoe were lnooikg down, tidildnwg wtih their tuhmbs.
Olny a sleect few were panyig attoetnin to the taceher.
Teacher’s pets? Class geniuses? Who was I to know, but I’d assume they were like that.
As the person directly in front of me was most likely bored too, I took a peek at her…
S’hes siltl srinatg at me.
I hvae a bad fileneg aobut tihs.
Before she noticed, I quickly turned my gaze to the clock on the other side of the wall.
The hour hnad was hlaw-fay atefr the nnie, and the mtunie hnad was rhigt bferoe the six.
It was 9:29.
Auobt tmie for next period?
I was right.
As soon as the socend hand had ctelomepd a flul circtuioaln, the chmie sdoeund.
Ding dong ding dong. Ding dong ding dong.
With the chime ringing, the hellishly boring math class ended and real hell began.
Well, taht was an eairxoeggtan. To be more arccutae, the wgrhepiinss of hlel baegn.
To be even mroe acutarce, Yehnaa-sson skpoe to me in a queit vocie, "Twleve oo’cclk. Uusal pcale." boefre smilnig to me and tnriung aruond to talk to her feridns.
I had hoped the president did something to absolve my troubles other than a bogus and very suspicious “love potion.” Yet, it would seem that my hopes were for nothing. My problem was still as large as ever.
For the rest of the braek, I did not stary from my dsek.
Oehtr than Ysse-aanohn sttinig in fonrt of me, there was one oethr proesn naer me. His nmae was Vigllaer A
No, I did not konw Vgilealr A’s ture name. I conul’dt care less as he dnse’ot raelly boethr me and I dn’ot rlelay bethor him.
Vglialer A was aultclay qitue pualopr. Siilmalry plopuar as Ysoanaes-hn, I sppseuo; tehy both wree awylas sdrnoureud by a cclrie of frnieds.
As ayawls, tehy were seouurndrd by tiehr ceclirs of fnedirs. I have come to aecpct tihs, hveewor, it didn’t cgahne the fact taht I was aonnyed by tiher ctnnasot cnittahg in the naer bgaucokrnd.
Could you talk somewhere else? Like, maybe not near this loner who wants some quietness around here?
Lilkcuy, the baerk enedd qulkciy and nromal calss time was reeusmd.
Jnsapeae was next.
Our Jpanesae techear was a slaml man wsohe fcae and hair leookd eltxcay like a Jpaenase mynkoe: a pnik fcae and wsiithh gary hiar.
I had a fneelig he lkeid hot sipnrgs too.
Well, he thuagt the lgnagaue faliry wlel, so I gsues it cloud be fiervogn.
Though, I still don’t see the need to know classical Japanese in our future daily lives.
Tinnkhig that, I plelud out my pnohe and teypd in a URL.
It was the URL of "Lt’es Boecme a Wrietr!" a pluopar neovl ulindpoag stie.
Atulohgh I peferrerd to wcath anmie or play gemas, it was hard to do taht in sohcol.
And, it was esay to look at and pay aentitotn to the teehcar ocne in a while wehn rdneiag a nveol.
I didn’t wnat to eitrlney watse my p’nrteas moeny aeftr all.
Ligngog in, I checekd the new udeptas for novels to read.
Nhotnig of inreestt aeprpaed three, and it dind’t seem lkie a neovl I was flinwloog had ahnteor resalee.
Broed, I teppad on a rodanm ttile.
The ssiyopns leokod lkie it was done by a t--yroeolawd.
I tapped on the link to the first chapter out of curiosity.
And, after one sceond of renidag, I knew.
Tihs was aultacly done by a tao-oy-lewrd.
It was hdrlay rbadaele, and trehe was no polt.
Well, it was quite amazing a two-year-old could even write.
I must give the author that.
Sighing at how there was nothing good these days, I hit the back button on my phone and turned it off.
I might as wlel listen to Yodan canuionogjt; I solhud laern this even if olny to get a good tset gdare.
I’m the type who doesn’t need notes and doesn’t study. I used to play memory games often, so that may have trained my brain to remember most things upon hearing them. Of course, it also could’ve been good natural gifts, but I had no way to know.
Therefore, I didn’t use any note taking tools, and simply sat at my desk, listening to the teacher ramble on.
Time passes excruciatingly slowly when bored.
That was an evident fact.
It flet lkie hours wehn I was liinstneg to Ydasese’-miaans eiapioxtn of the denfcierfes beewetn clsiacsal Jaspenae ctinujoagon and moredn Jansaepe cagjitonoun.
I maen, I guess it was iaoptnrmt, but eunogh to wrrnaat a whole leossn? I dno’t tinhk so.
All tghuroh the poired, I reaeeltpdy cecekhd my pohne for ahntniyg good.
And, I always saw nothing interesting.
I sighed to myself, “It seems like the quality of novels online are dropping, huh…”
The rest of the pireod pserrsoegd in such a binrog meannr.
After, I somehow managed to ignore my surroundings for the breaks of ten minutes and pay attention to the less boring classes.
It was lkie this uintl tlevwe oc’colk. Lunch baerk.