Rules are Rules


The contract was finished, and was signed by both me and Seungmin.

I picked up the piece of paper, and read it over.

oo Contract oo

1. Both parties must keep the other person's secret to themselves while this contract lives.

2. Juniper will only have to be with Seungmin on Fridays.

3. Seungmin may not bother Juniper for the first four days of the week. And the weekdays as well.

Signed: Kim Seungmin, Ryu So-Hee (Juniper)

I put the paper back down.

"Is this okay to you?" Seungmin asked me. I sighed and nodded.

I guess it was better than nothing.

"Why are you doing this again?" I asked him.

"Cause I want to be your friend. You're different, and besides, you're a loner," Seungmin said, grinning. His dimples showed, and his toothy grin made me smile too.

"I'm not a complete loner though," I said, hitting the back of his head.

"I know. But you're lonely enough to be called a loner," Seungmin laughed, as he dodged my swing.

"I should get back home now, since everything's sorted out," I told Seungmin, getting up from the table. I slung my bag over my shoulder and looked at him.

"Okay. See you tomorrow," Seungmin said, waving at me.

I nodded, and left the cafe, the door ringing as the door closed behind me.

I spooned cereal into my mouth, over and over. My mom stood behind me, like a cat ready to pounce.

"Tell me about this boy again," My mother said for the hundredth time.

Yesterday, my mother had made me tell her where I was after school.

I was an hour late, and I had my phone on 'Do Not Disturb' mode, because of Seungmin's antics a few days ago.

I was worried he would call and spam me with random texts again.

"I told you already mom, It's nothing. He just wants to be my friend, that's all," I said, sighing. I quickly finished up my cereal. When I was finished I ran towards the shoe rack that was placed by the door.

It was morning again, and I was already late for school.

"You better come home on time," My mother warned me as I slipped my shoes on.

"Yeah, yeah," I said, as I opened the front door, "See you later mom,"

My mom didn't answer me. But I left anyways, letting the door close shut behind me.

Eventually, after running through the streets, I managed to get to school just in time.

I had made it to class before the teacher arrived, which was a good thing. If Ms. Lee had come earlier than I did, I was in real trouble. She was a nice person and all... but she was harsh on those not on time.

Anyways, I walked into the classroom and took my seat. While I waited, the door opened to the classroom opened. And instead of Ms. Lee, who was coming into the classroom, it was Seungmin.

He closed the door behind him and made his way over to me. The girls in my class all stared and gawped at him, while the guys all shot him dirty looks.

He eventually reached my desk, and placed himself behind me.

"You can't bother me today, it isn't Fri-"

I stopped halfway through my sentence. Damn it.

I forgot today was Friday...

I cursed under my breath and turned around to look up at him. He grinned back at me.

Whispering could be heard all across the room. And in the corner of my eye, I could see Hyunjin, Hana, and Jae-In look over at us.

It wasn't a dirty look. It was just a look of surprise and shock.

"What do you want?" I asked Seungmin.

"I just wanted to see what you were doing. I was bored," Seungmin said.

I huffed, and turned back to face my desk.

"Hey. You can't do that," Seungmin said.

"I can, and I did," I said. Even though Seungmin wasn't all that bad, I still didn't want to talk to him.

"Juniper, talk to meeee," Seungmin said, stretching the 'e'.

"You can talk to the back of my head," I said, taking out my phone from the desk drawer.

"If you don't talk to me, I'll hug you," Seungmin said.

This time I turned around. Seungmin was smiling at me, with just a bit of evil in his eyes.

"You can't make me do whatever you want," I told Seungmin, glaring at him.

"At least talk to me! I'm trying to make an effort here," He said, sitting on the chair from the next table.

It was Hyunjin's seat.

"Seungmin, don't sit on my seat!" Hyunjin called out from the opposite side of the room.

Hyunjin was Seungmin's friend, and so were a few others in his class and mine. He also had friends older and younger than us.

I guess it was because he was popular or something. No wonder he has lots of friends.

"It's my seat now Hyunjin!" Seungmin called out, grinning, "Just kidding. Let me borrow it!"

Hyunjin didn't answer, but he was grinning at us, along with Hana and Jae-In.

Just then, someone came in the classroom. But it wasn't Ms. Lee. It was a kid from the other class.

Why are so many people coming into our classroom?

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