It turns out the dorm room Luffy and Ace mentioned is more like a studio suite. Ace explains how it was common practice for those who didn’t have a home to go back to would live on-campus in the more apartment-like rooms while drying you off. Luffy generally chats about everything; it was difficult keeping track of what Luffy was talking about.
“And then I told him-“ Luffy stops midsentence, looking off in a daze. Before you can ask him what’s wrong, Luffy snaps back into focus. “Wanna come meet one of my friends?”
“I don’t know. It’s already pretty late, and I’m sure Uncle Shanks and Uncle Jinbe are worried sick because I’m missing,” you say.
“C’mon! I wanna show you my friend!”
“Besides,” Ace says. “If Shanks and Jinbe were looking for you, they could just cal