Kingdoms of Darkness ch2-WSix seconds to ignition, thought the blond girl with a sense of relief. Five...four...three...two...one-RING!More Like This
The bell rang at the exact second she predicted. Students all around gathered up their belongings and filed out of the door while the teacher gave the assignment.The girl stayed in her seat, pulling up her ponytail so it wouldn't catch on anyone's backpack. After everyone had walked by, she picked up her own bag and began to follow them.
"Neru, do you get the assignment?" asked the teacher.
"Yes," she said.
"And you understand the lesson?"
"Yes," she said, barely managing to hide her exasperation, and walked out.
He always asks that, she thought. Her main problem wasn't understanding, it was time. That and inertia-she hated the subject. Between that and her work for the writing agency, she sometimes didn't have her assignments done on time. She usually understood well enough, and w