Ghost of a Man

First Date pt1

Whoops, I forgot about the trivia answer in the last chapter. Maybe I will wait, because no one answered it yet. If you care to try it is on Chapter 18 "How Far is too Far?" The question was what two games were referenced in that chapter.

In other news, my story poll is a tie between the Godzilla/RWBY crossover and the Assassin's Creed/RWBY crossover. Remember to vote on which on comes next.

This cloak belongs to someone very special

Take great care in repairs


Kyle finished with the note and gently laid Ruby's tattered cloak in a box. He set the letter on top of the cloak.

"Are you sure it will be okay?" Ruby asked from her bed.

"Trust me; my friend is so good that it will look like nothing ever happened to it." Kyle said.

Ruby jumped down from her bed dressed in her normal clothing minus the cloak, "How long do you think it will take?"

"Probably two days. He's very quick; you will be back to our little red riding hood in no time." Kyle said.

Ruby went up and hugged him, "Thanks for doing this for me."

Kyle hugged her back, "You are very welcome."

They both let go and Ruby shuffled her feet, "I feel naked without it."

Kyle thought for a bit and then took his coat off. He placed it on her shoulders as a temporary cloak.

"It's not much, but I hope it will help out a little." Kyle said.

Ruby smiled, "Thank you."

Kyle closed and sealed the box with Ruby's cloak and went with her to drop it off in the academy's post office. On their way, they ran into Professor Ozpin once again. As usual he had his cane and his coffee mug.

"Good morning, Mister Everett. I see you are 'Out of uniform'." Ozpin said.

"We have fallen into some hard times, Professor. I had to make some changes." Kyle nodded towards Ruby.

Ozpin looked at the young leader and saw that she was wearing Kyle's hooded coat on her shoulders. He looked back at the box that Kyle carried.

"I know a very good tailor if you wish to have Ms. Rose's cloak repaired." Ozpin said.

"Thanks, but I know someone even better." Kyle said.

Ozpin nodded, "Very well. Anything else planned for today?"

"Just dropping this off and… I have to prepare for a certain event." Kyle said.

Ozpin nodded and sipped his coffee.

"Kyle and Yang are going on their first date!" Ruby said with a giddy voice.

Ozpin spat out the coffee that was in his mouth. The two students looked at him confused.

"Che diavolo? What was that for?" (What the hell?) Kyle asked.

Ozpin cleared his throat, "Nothing, I'm just surprised to hear that. You should thank your luck stars that your grandfather isn't here to see this."

"I understand what you are saying, but I would still like for my family to see me reach this point in my life." Kyle said with his head down.

"I'm sorry for bringing up any unpleasant memories." Ozpin looked at his watch, "I must leave now, have a good day."

Kyle and Ruby continued walking towards the post office in the school. Ruby tugged on Kyle's sleeve to get his attention.

"Hey, what did Ozpin mean about your grandfather?" Ruby asked.

"If Grandfather was still around and heard about me going on a date, especially with someone as beautiful as Yang, he would basically go ape on everyone." Kyle said.

"Huh?" Ruby raised an eyebrow.

"He would basically try to plan a wedding for the two of us before we even decide where we would have our first date." Kyle said.

Ruby started giggling.

"Apparently the only person who could stop him was my grandmother. Man, feathers would fly when she would get his hands on him." Kyle said.

Ruby laughed, "Your family is pretty funny."

"Well, Mom and Dad were normal parents. Grandfather was weird and Grandmother was crazy." Kyle said.

"At least she would help with your granddad." Ruby said.

"Unless she knew about Yang." Kyle said.

"What does that mean?" Ruby asked.

"Well, if she saw Yang and knew that she was going to date me. Grandmother would lock the two of us in a room and wouldn't let us out until we lost our purity." Kyle said.

Ruby looked at him funny.

"Grandmother had her weird times too." Kyle said.

They reached the small mail room and Kyle stamped the box then left it to be sent out. Kyle and Ruby went back to their dorm rooms. Out in the hallway was the rest of RWBY with Team JNPR. When the two approached them, Kyle noticed someone extra in the group. Someone with cute rabbit ears.

"Hey Velvet." Kyle said.

"Hello." Velvet said.

"You don't mind if she comes with us, do you?" Blake asked.

"She is more than welcome to join us." Kyle said.

"Thank you." Velvet said, "So, you and Yang are dating now?"

"That's what she tells me." Kyle said.

Yang gave him a wink and a smile, "Let's get the show on the road. I want to get the perfect dress for my date."

"Good luck with that." Kyle said as he walked with the rest of the group.

"You better look nice too." Yang said.

"What, I can't wear this?" Kyle showed his current clothes that had his weapons on his belt.

"Nope!" Yang spat out her tongue.

"Don't worry, Yang. I will make sure that he will look like a proper gentleman." Weiss said.

"Well, I'm screwed." Kyle said.

Weiss slapped him in the back of the head. They continued walking when they went outside. By some dumb luck, Team CRDL was outside as well. And of course the team of assholes had to notice Velvet walking with the group.

"Well look at this. The rabbit came out of her hole." Cardin said.

Blake put her hand on Velvet's shoulder, "Just ignore them."

"They are about two seconds away from me putting a bullet in their skulls." Kyle said.

"Isn't it cute guys? Just watch the bunny hop down the bunny trail." Cardin teased.

The next sound that was heard was a large "POW". Cardin and his team started to run away from the group, knowing what the "POW" was.

"He's dead! He's dead!" Kyle yelled out.

"Cut it out!" Blake tried to wrestle the gun out of Kyle's hand.

"Come on; let me shoot him in the head." Kyle said.

Blake finally got the gun, "No! Jaune hold this for us."

Jaune took the pistol. He twirled it around and almost shot himself in the foot with his white aura bullet.

"Even I knew that was stupid." Kyle said.

Jaune looked at everyone embarrassed. Pyrrha held out her hand and Jaune gave her the pistol. Jaune slumped his shoulders. Another "POW" was heard and everyone saw Kyle with his second pistol firing.

"Are you kidding me!?" Weiss yelled out.

"Give me that!" Yang wrestled the gun out of Kyle's hands, "Ruby, hold this."

Ruby took the flintlock pistol and fired it in the air. A red aura bullet shot into the sky.

"Ruby!" Yang yelled.

"But, I wanted to see my aura bullet." Ruby said.

"Me too! I want to try!" Nora said.

"Nora." Ren called.

"Yes?" Nora said.

"No." Ren simply said.

"Okay." Nora said.

Yang looked back at Kyle and saw that he had his left arm raised and was prepared to fire the pistol underneath his hidden blade.

"Oh no you don't." Yang grabbed Kyle's arm and hooked it with her own arm, "You are going to focus on me today, got it?"

They went to the transport ship and took a ride down into town. When they stepped off the dust plane, they split up into two groups to search for clothes for Yang and Kyle. Yang went with Ruby, Velvet, Nora, and Pyrrha to a nearby dress shop. They started to go down the aisles looking for a dress that would make Yang look good as well as fit her personality.

"How about this purple one? It matches your eyes." Nora said.

"Nah, purple is really not my thing." Yang said.

"How about this?" Velvet held a black dress that would stop at Yang's knees.

"Hmm… It looks nice Velvet, but I'm looking for something brighter." Yang said.

"Then what about this?" Ruby held a long white dress.

"Ruby I'm going on a date, not getting married." Yang said.

"That's what you think!" Ruby teased.

"What is that supposed to mean?" Yang asked.

"I'll tell you later." Ruby said.

"How about this dress, Yang?" Pyrrha asked with a golden dress in hand.

"Wow! That would look so perfect on you!" Nora said.

"Shoes! You are going to need matching shoes!" Ruby said.

"I'll find some accessories." Velvet said.

"Come try it on." Pyrrha said and dragged Yang to the changing rooms.

"Umm… okay." Yang said.

With Kyle and the other group

Kyle was with Jaune, Ren, Weiss, and Blake in a separate clothing shop. The four friends were waiting outside the changing room waiting for Kyle to come out.

"Come on! Let's see already!" Weiss said annoyed.

Kyle stepped out in a white dress shirt with the sleeves rolled up and the shirt tail untucked; he wore black dress pants without a belt and wore matching black dress shoes.

"What the heck is that?" Weiss asked.

"The clothes that you gave me." Kyle answered.

"I gave you a three piece suit and you come out wearing only the shirt and pants!?" Weiss asked.

"The coat was too tight." Kyle said.

"You have the sleeves rolled up!" Weiss said.

"Long sleeves make me itch." Kyle said.

"You didn't tuck in the shirt and you didn't put on a belt!" Weiss said.

"They would give my waist a permanent bruise." Kyle said.

"And where's your tie?" Weiss asked.

"Screw you ties, woman. If you want to kill me just do it in a fight." Kyle said.

"Don't tempt me, boy!" Weiss said through her teeth.

Blake got up and started walking away.

"Where are you going?" Jaune asked.

"I got an idea, don't wait up on me." Blake said and left the store.

Weiss was rubbing her temples as Jaune and Ren looked Kyle over.

"I say he's more of a blue color, but which one? Royal or navy blue?" Jaune asked.

Ren shrugged his shoulders.

"I'd say he's close to a sapphire color, but it's pointless. He refuses to wear the entire outfit." Weiss said.

"Why not just let him wear a dress shirt with matching pants?" Ren asked.

"Because this is his first date and he must be presentable." Weiss said.

"Uh, Weiss? He's dating Yang, not you." Jaune said.

"Regardless if he is dating Yang or some other young lady, he must look his best on a first date." Weiss said.

"You do know that I will get back at you for this?" Kyle said.

Weiss grabbed some more clothes, "Shut up and put these on." She threw the clothes at Kyle and closed the door to the dressing room.

Almost an hour later they left the clothing shop with nothing. Weiss was extremely annoyed with Kyle for his picky dress preferences. Weiss folded her arms across her chest.

"I don't believe you." Weiss said.

"It ain't my fault those clothes feel weird." Kyle said.

"And only you and Yang could set up such a short deadline." Weiss said.

As Weiss ranted, Blake walked up to the group with a bag in her hand.

"Where have you been?" Weiss asked.

"Buying clothes that I know that Kyle would wear." Blake said.

"Where did you get them?" Weiss asked.

"A cosplay shop." Blake said.

"Cosplay?" Kyle looked inside the bag.

"Blake this is a date. A time for romance, not for fan boying over something stupid." Weiss said.

"Is this what I think it is?" Kyle asked.

"Yep." Blake said.

"It will work." Kyle said.

"Huh!?" Weiss froze on the spot.

"Come on; let's see if the others are done." Kyle said.

They started to walk away before they realized that Weiss was still frozen. Blake walked up to her and dragged her by the back of her jacket collar. They met up with Yang's group back at the transport docks. Yang had her bags in her hands.

"Hey there." Kyle said.

"Hey." Yang said.

"What did you get?" Kyle asked.

Yang hid the bags behind her back, "You can't see until this evening."

"Okay." Kyle said.

"What did you get?" Yang asked.

"You didn't show me, so I don't get to show you." Kyle said.

Yang gave him a pouty face, "Fine, I'll wait."

They went on the next dust plane back to Beacon. The rest of the day was uneventful until it came close to the time for Kyle and Yang to leave for their date. Kyle left RWBY's dorm with Weiss and Blake and went into JNPR's room. Nora and Pyrrha left to go in RWBY's dorm with Velvet. Kyle took the clothes that Blake bought for him and went in the bathroom to change. He put all of the items on and it fit him perfectly. He looked at the mirror and gave himself a quick nod before walking out to show the others.

Sorry to end it with a small cliffhanger. The next part should be out soon, so I hope it won't be a long wait. Remember to follow, favorite, and review. Also send me PMs if you have any ideas or just want to chat. I'll even help out with stories you are writing or planning to write. I have helped a few so far. And a reminder to vote for the next RWBY story on my profile page.

Trivia: This is sort of a "Read my mind" bit. What cosplay outfit did Blake get for Kyle? Just go ahead and guess and I'll tell you if you got it right or not.

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