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((Saturdays from around 13:00 hours-16:00 hours I won't be able to get on. Give or take 15-20 mintues.))
[Oh, okay. I won't be on all weekend, every weekend till I get my computer fixed. I have to use the school's computer for now. And sorry it's taking so long for my charries - they accidently got deleted before I could post them, so I have to retype everything -_- ]
((THat's OK, I've had charries deleted before...it's a pain.))
Name: Nathanael Arkan
Appearance: Dyed blue hair that sticks out every which way, clear bright green eyes. He has very fair skin, and his features seem kind of feminine. He stands about 5'4", and is thin but still toned. Almost always smiling.
Personality: Nathanael acts very happy-go-lucky and can be sarcastic and playful at times. He tries to charm any girl that he thinks is pretty, whether they're single or not. However, this is really all a ruse; he is actually very emotional and unstable, and sometimes turns to drugs or alcohol to calm himself down.
[Sorry it's so short... The original was a bit longer, but I don't have a lot of time to type it all back up T^T ]
((Yeah that;s fine. I understand. :-D Do youw ant to start now and add your other charrie in later when youc an type it up or do you wnat to wait until you put the other charrie up ebfore we start.))
[We can go ahead and start if you'd like :) ]
((OK :-D, would you make teh first post or do you want me too?))
[Could you? I'm not sure how much time I have left at the moment... I'll try to stay on as long as possible ]
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Olivia headed for 'group counciling, she was pretty new here, had been put here last weekend. She kept her head down as she walked into the room and sat down next to a blue haired boy. She felt very small, the chairs were too big for her, she couldn't even reach the ground with her toes. She reached her hand up and ran along her braid, feeling the beads intwined with hair. It didn't seem to fit her personality, her love of beads. But she liked beads a lot. Olivia looked around at the other teens in the room, slowly studying each person, taking in how they sat and looked. Counciling was about to start.
Ried sat across the room from a blue haired boy and a tiny girl. She crossed his arms on his chest and pushed his hair back so it was on only two legs, he'd been here for a few months a;ready and hadn't made any head way. He smiled lazily and apatheticly at the people around the room, some were nervous, jumpy, other angry looking, others, scared, some sad. The people in here were mixed, the only thing everyone had in common seeme dto be that theyw ere teens an dthat they had/were addicted to something. Reid looked at the counciler, waiting for the session, the counciler, Mrs. Fairgrave had never like dhim becuase of his lazt attitude.
Nathanael was too occupied with what was happening outside the window to check out who all was in the room with him. The grass out there was green, the sky a beautiful blue, with just a small scattering of clouds...
He didn't want to be in here. Outside looked so much more fun. It was so boring in this little room, so full of people... He sighed sadly as he tore his gaze from the window to see a girl with little beads in her hair. How fascinating! And colourful! He grinned at her, too entranced by those little beads to notice anything else in the room.
[Lol I just realised how ADD he sounds... ]
Olivia felt someone staring at her and turned her gaze to the blue haired boym he was staring in joy and fascination at the beads that were in her hair. She wodnered if he was just trying to be creepy or if he really actually liked the beads. She looekd around the room they were in again, it plain and boring, she liked her 'bedroom' back in her house better. She'd shared a tiny room with her sister, they'd split the room in half using bead curtains that Olivia had made. Alt of Olivia's beads were odd, they were brightly colored with pattrerns and designs on them some were even texttured designs, some weren't as bright as others. Itw as justa random strang assortemnt.
Mrs. Fairgrave coughed,
"Alright we are starting now, since we have a new patient here I want everyone to be friendly to her, please accounce your name when I point to you, we'll get into details later and more discussion." she said. She pointed at Reid.
"My names Reid." Ried said, making hsi speech as annoying lazy sounding as he could.
Nathanael's eyes flickered to the girl's, and he quickly looked away. Oops. But he couldn't help but be distracted by those beads... There were so many colours! His fingers twitched; what did those beads feel like? The counselor was saying something, and Nathanael glanced over at the boy she was introducing. Reid. How unusual! But those beads caught his attention again, and before he knew it, he was on one knee in front of the girl, one of her braids in his hand.
Olivia blinked at the guy who was no kneeling in front of her and playing with the beads in ehr hair. She stared at him, her mind slowly comprehending what was happening.
"Nathanael." Mrs. Fairgrave said, "Please don't bother the new girl." she half commanded half asked. Olivia finally comprehended what was going on. Her eyes widened, and she pulled back slightly from the blue haired boy,
"Wha' are ya-doin'?" she asked anxiously and with her usual slow stumblely speech , her fingers twitched nervously at her side.
Reid watched the seen with amuesment as Nathanael, the blue haired boy played with the tiny girl's braids. It was odd, the guyw as either a total creep or just obsessed with little girl's braided beaded hair. Either way it would his stay here more interesting.
Nathanael jumped at Mrs. Fairgrave's voice. Had he been zoned out for this long? Sighing, he stood up, studying the tiny girl as he bit his lip. So little! "What am I doing..?" he repeated her words, looking slightly troubled. "The colours... I got distracted, sorry." He gave her an apologetic smile and shrugged.
Olivia nodded slowly, she agreed, colorful beads or any beads really could be distracting, which is why she liked them so much. She liked to make things with beads and string to distract herself from things she didn't like. Olivia swung her legs, she pointed her toes down, trying to touch teh floor, but failing entirely.
Mrs. Fairgrave had other people introduce themselves, but Olivia didn't really pay attention, theyw ere talking to fast and going through the names to fast for her to take in the information anyway, she just fiddled with her beads and stared at her tennis shoes. Mrs. Fairgrave pointed to her,
"Please introduce yourself." she said. Olivia stayed silent, at first not knowing that it was her being addressed, when there was a very long silence though she looked up, everyone except a few poeple seemed to be staring expectently at her. Olivia stared back, and then slowly said her name.
Reid studied Nathaneal, the boy was easily distracted it seemed. And the tiny girl seemed a bit slow in her thinking and speaking. Her name was Olivia. Reid flipped his hands so he was looking at the palms and turning his fingers down he inspected his nails as he waited for Mrs. Fairgrave to continue with the therapy session.
Olivia. What a girly name. It took a moment before Nathanael realised he was still standing in front of her. "Oh! I should probably... yeah..." He laughed and went back to his chair. So uncomfortable.
Why did that boy - Reid was his name, right? - look so... uncaring? Loose? "Is everyone here so weird?" Nathanael blushed slightly when he realised he'd said that out loud.
"I'm ain't weir'." Olivia muttered anxiously, she felt panicky now. All these new people, the odd blue haired guy, Nathaneal she thought his name was, everything was just confusing and she could grasp exactly what was going on. She stared at her feet, wishing she weren't so slow and could understand what in the world she was supposed to do, wishing she could just go home, forgetting that her parents and uncle were in jail. She tugged slightly at the beads around her neck, her fingers turning the beads around on the string.
Reid heard what Nathaneal said and shrugged, why should he care what others thought about him? He continued to inspect his nails in a very apathetic manner, he looked up for a moment and noticed Ovlia was getting agitated, she looked panicky and frustrated, but Reid just shrugged that of to, not really caring how the girl felt. She'd get used to it here the sooner she did the easier for the rest of them.
"Huh? Oh, no, I mean..." What did he mean, exactly? Nathanael sighed, staring out the window again. So many colours... How long before he could finally get outside again?
"I shouldn't even be here," he muttered, his expression now a little dark. "I'm fine. I don't want to be here... Can't I leave? Please?" He wasn't sure who he was talking to, but looked up at the counselor. "Please? This place is so boring."
"Nathaneal, you're here, because like everyoneelse you had a problem that was ruinig your life, you were sent here to fix that problem." the counselor explained. "That's where our session will start off, with you Nathaneal. We are going to talk about why we came here." she said, everyone looked at Nathaneal. Everyone except Olivia that is, Olivia stared at her shoes and swung her legs back and forth, back and forth.