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My head suddenly felt very hot. ” I stuttered. ” I turned my head slightly, almost not daring to look at her. To my surprise, Iris looked straight down, ahead of her, a reddish hue coloring her glistening, multicolor face through her long, light-blue hair. Losing any nerve I may have had, I replied a little louder than I would have liked, “Oh no, I wasn’t upset. ” Finally, we reached my halls. A three-story, rectangular block with molded edges of white and vertical orange lines. In front of my door, I turned to Iris, who still seemed lost in her mind.
He yawned and closed his eyes again. “That’s easy for you to say,” mumbled Iris while she and I resumed playing. The rest of lunch went by uneventfully. Iris and I defeated the boss in the game (thanks to my quick thinking, I might add), and Pi devoured another two bowls of slimy tineas after I scolded him for trying to steal my half-eaten burger. Once the melodic voice over the loudspeaker announced it was the end of lunchtime, Iris and I headed to our Interplanetary Ecology class as Pi ambled sleepily away to his cooking class (this was his favourite class, and the only one he gave his full, serious attention to, so much did he love it).
The purple and green grasses glittered like golden stars. Students lounged and chatted all around while they waited for Sphere to begin. The closer we came to the stadium, the bigger and more impressive it became. The enormous white spherical structure stood proudly as various luminous bands rotated around it, all advertising different up-coming events and exhibition games in glowing neon yellow and pink letters. The large double doors were still closed, but we walked around the base of the stadium to the single door at the back, which was reserved for players and crew.