Neil you gonna hang around the Dealers Room and stuff?
Mayu poked me in the arm with her plush star.
Yeah, I was thinking about a panel but I dont want to miss the cosplay competition. I gave her a smile.
With focused eyes, Mayu pointed her star. You better not for I will kiiiilll you and then use my spell to resurrect you, only with cat ears.
I grinned back and told her, Ill be there.
Mayu had been working on her costume for this convention for weeks. She dyed her black hair just the right shade of red. She even dyed her sneakers.
She stretched her arms. Shed had butterflies all morning since dressing.
I reminded her she looked awesome in the glossy, clingy pink dress of her character and she stuck her tongue out at me.
I didnt tell her that in my morning haze Id completely forgotten the name of her character and which JRPG she was from.
I did say,
“It’shereit’shereit’shereit’shereit’shere!” Alice screamed, running in the door of her dorm room. She was carrying a heavy package almost as thick as a bookcase. Her roomate, Teresa, raised one eyebrow.
“Stop me if I’m being cliché, but what’s here?” she asked. “And why are you screaming as though Orlando Bloom is eating lunch in the kitchenette?”
Alice dragged the package over to the table, brushing her brown hair out of her eyes. Cutting the multiple layers of paper and tape open, she was confronted by a glimpse of red and black, the item she’d ordered shining in among the packing peanuts.
Once the mess was swept up, the contents of the package were revealed. A bright red, full-body suit was the main item, built with a concealed back zipper. The suit was already wearing its own clothing; it was hard to see what while it was still in the box, but a lot of it was a wi