In the university of Melbourne, Australia.
"Fuck!" I cursed as I bumped into someone. I took my eyes off my phone and saw a woman glaring at me. She was wearing an army green colour t-shirt that was messy tucked into her black jeans. I raised my eyebrow at her. Not going to lie but she had a 'don't mess with me or I will punch your face' look. Her bobbed hair increasing her bad girl looks.
"Apologise." She said or more like ordered. I smirked at her and walked away but from my peripheral view, I saw her hand reaching towards mine to pull me back. I caught her wrist and slammed her against the locker within a second. How did I learn this? Well, let's say that I am going through a rebellious period. She winced in pain but still glared at me. She tried to free her hands from my hold but failed.
"Iyaan, what are you doing?" I heard Charan ask as he tried to pull me away from the woman who is giving me a killer glare which I returned.
"Dude, let her go. Come on." Charan said. I loosened my hold and retreated my hand.
"I am so sorry about the rude behavior of my friend here. I hope you are okay and he didn't hurt you. " Charan said. She nodded and slightly smiled at him. She walked away but not before glaring at me.
"I don't hurt girls." I grumbled. Charan looked at me with narrowed eyes.
"You slammed her to the locker. It must have hurt." He said as we entered our first class.
"One more suspension and Roopitha aunty is going to catch the next flight to Australia to beat you with her infamous spatula, you know that right?" He asked trying to stifle his laughter but obviously failing.
"Shut up!" I said being embarrassed that I am still scared of my mother. I walked straight to the last bench and sat down. Charan shook his head and sat next to me. Charan is a very outgoing person. He can become friends with even the most grumpiest person like me within seconds because of his cheerful behavior. So, the last bench is definitely not his place.
The teacher was taking the class while I was playing games on my phone and Charan was talking to a woman who was sitting in front of him. She was trying to stifle her laughter after he whispered something to her. Suddenly, the large wooden door to the class was opened and the same girl who bumped into me, walked in. The professor looked at her with a disapproving look.
"And who might you be?" He asked.
"I am Lekisha Singh and I am new here. " She said with a bored expression on her face.
"And may I know why you are late?" Professor asked.
"No, you may not. Now, can I sit?" Lekisha asked. My lips curled into a small smile at her nonchalant attitude.
"Is she by any chance your relative?" Charan whispered. I punched his arm and he pouted.
"I was just asking you a question. You didn't have to hit me." Charan said. I rolled my eyes at him.
"Take a seat, Ms.Singh ."The professor said finally realizing that Lekisha is not going to tell him the reason why she came to the class late.
"Finally. "Lekisha muttered. The teacher resumed his class and I returned to playing the game. Soon, another lecture came to an end. Thankfully both I and Charan didn't have any lectures for another hour, so we can do whatever the fuck we want.
I and Charan walked towards the college cafeteria which was crowded with the students. I sat on one of the free tables as Charan walked into the cafeteria counter to order something for us. After a few minutes, Charan came back with a stray that was filled with food.
He placed the tray in front of me and took a fairy bread from the tray (it is an Australian food which is a bread with hundreds and hundreds of sprinkles on top). I took the vegemite sandwich from the tray. Some girls gave me seductive looks but nobody dared to talk to me because apparently, I have this 'don't you fucking talk to me or I will skin you alive' look on my face according to Charan.
"Hey, babe. " I heard the disgusting voice of Dante Pierce. He is the biggest playboy and flirt who might have already slept with most of the girls in the college by now. As usual, he was using his charms to make another girl fall into his trap. I looked at his next victim who was the new girl, Lekisha. He was flirting with her but much to my amusement, she was not bothered by him.
Usually, girls drool over him and fall for his charming looks but she didn't. She gave him a bored look before rolling her eyes. Suddenly, he grabbed her ass, I was ready to beat the shit out of him but before I could even stand up from my seat Lekisha's wrist made contact with Dante's nose. A crack echoed in the cafeteria and Dante cried out in pain.
"Touch me again and you will regret it." She said punching him again in the nose. He yelled out in pain as his friends helped him to walk out of the cafeteria. The rest of the cafeteria was silent and looking at her with wide eyes, except for me. I was looking at her with amusement. She is cool.
"What?" Lekisha snapped causing everyone to continue whatever they were doing.
"Woah!" Charan said looking at her with an awe-struck face. He had already eaten 2 more fairy bread and was now eating a bar of white chocolate. He for sure has a sweet tooth.
"Hey honey, I missed you so much." That sickening sweet voice said sitting beside me. I groaned as I ran a hand through my hair. I turned to see Moana Bianchi or Ms. Barbie as Charan likes to call her. The one mistake I did was to make out with her at a party and from that day on, she thinks that we are in a relationship. Since that day she has been following me everywhere like a clingy girlfriend. I don't remember asking her to be my girlfriend.
She wrapped her right hand on my bicep and laid her head on my shoulder. No matter how many times I tell her that we are not in a relationship, she isn't ready to accept it. I pulled my hand away from her and she pouted at me. God, I wish I could rip off her fake eyelashes.
"Moana, just leave me alone." I said through gritted teeth.
"What's wrong, baby?" She asked as if she doesn't know that I hate her presence. I looked at Charan and he gave me a thumbs up. He was enjoying my misery. He was eating the 4th packet of white chocolate and looking at the scene unfolding in front of him interestingly.
"Baby, you okay?" That screeching disgusting voice asked again. I really want to punch her now but I don't beat women.
"Can you stop calling me that?" I asked harshly.
"That's no way to behave with your girlfriend. I was just being nice, baby." She said. Nice my ass. I scoffed.
"You know what? You are clearly in a bad mood. So, I will just let you calm down now. I will see you soon, baby. Bye." She said and stood up. She blew me a kiss and winked at me before walking towards her friends who were also caked with makeup and wore skimpy clothes like Moana.
" You okay, baby? "Charan asked me mimicking Moana's high pitched voice.
" Fuck you." I said glaring at him. He laughed and opened a packet of potato chips. I can never understand his love for food. He even sneaks in food and eats during class time. He lives to eat.
After having the food, I and Charan left the cafeteria. We were walking through the slightly crowded hallway when I saw Moana talking or more like threatening the new girl, Lekisha.
"You talked to my boyfriend, didn't you? What did you do to him, huh? He won't even look at me. You are such a sl-" Before she could complete that sentence, I interrupted.
"What the hell is going on Moana?" I asked angrily. I know she is a crazy woman but threatening and hurting another person is insane.
"Hey baby, I was just talking to her." Moana said sweetly.
"Liar." Charan said. Moana glared at him but then looked at me and smiled. My expression didn't change, I continued to glare at her.
"For me, it seemed like you were threatening her." I said crossing my arms across my chest.
"No, baby, absolutely not. She started threatening me at first. She told me that she will take you away from me and she is such a whore." Moana continued rambling and I saw how Lekisha's fists clench when Moana called her a whore. I know she wanted to punch Moana and I don't blame her. Her eyes met mine and she raised an eyebrow at me. I shook my head not realizing that I was staring at her and then I smirked. I want to punch Moana but I can't because she is a woman but someone else here can.
"Punch her." I mouthed to Lekisha with a challenging look. I don't even know this girl, but I somehow know that she hates being challenged. She glared at me but then smirked and her knuckles made contact with Moana's fake nose. She cried out in pain clutching her broken nose.
"You bitch." One of Moana's barbie friends said raising her arms to slap Lekisha but Lekisha was fast enough to stop her hand in the midway. She twisted the hand painfully causing the girl to cry out.
"Take your plastic friend and get her some treatment instead of fighting with me because I can break all of your noses within seconds." Lekisha sharply said. The girls nodded and scurried past Lekisha, dragging their injured friend with them.
"Hello, I am Charan Grover. It's nice to meet you." He said cheerfully. Lekisha smiled at him friendly as if she didn't break the nose of a person a few minutes ago.
"You probably know but anyway, I am Lekisha Singh. It's nice to meet you as well." She said shaking his hand. Charan elbowed me in the stomach and I glared at him. He gave me a pointed look and I raised one of my eyebrows at him. He shook his head and sighed.
" Iyaan introduce yourself."He said.
" Iyaan Malhotra."I said awkwardly extending my hand towards her. She shook my hand and then laughed.
" Not a social person, huh? "She asked, but before I could answer Charan interjected.
" He is not at all a social person. He is so grumpy and moody all the time. Always on his man period. "He said causing me to smack his head.
" Ouch! "He exclaimed before rubbing the back of his head.
" Anyways, as I was saying, I am the cool one. I love food and I play video games. I also love cookie dough ice cream to death. I have known this idiot since grade 2 and since then he has been following me like a lost puppy. Though he is grumpy most of the time, he is a nice person. "Charan continued rambling on. I am following him like a lost puppy? He is the one who is following me since grade 2. Idiot.
" Wait, does that mean we are friends now? "Charan asked excitedly.
" If she wants to be then okay. "I said. Charan looked at me with wide eyes because he knows that I am not very comfortable with new people and I don't usually talk to anyone other than Charan. He is my one and only friend till now. So, I can understand why he is shocked.
" So, will you be our friend?" Charan asked hopefully to Lekisha. She nodded with a wide smile. Charan hugged which she returned. They pulled away and Lekisha opened her arms wide for me to hug her. I looked at her weirdly and she glared at me.
"Hug me, if you don't want your nose to be crooked." She said. She might do it, so I hugged her. We pulled away and Charan screamed.
"You are the third pea in our pot." Charan said. I rolled my eyes and Lekisha laughed.
Iyaan, Charan and Lekisha.
Three peas in a pot.
Sorry for the late update. I promise I will update the next chapter on Friday.
How was this chapter? I am jealous of their friendship. Aww! They are cute, aren't they? I love their friendship. Also, the University of Melbourne is an actual uni in Australia and I don't know how colleges work there so, sorry if I wrote something that usually doesn't take place in a college.
What do you think of Lucky now?
Hope you enjoyed this chapter as much as I enjoyed writing it. The next chapter will also be fun. I didn't edit this chapter, so I apologize for the mistakes.
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