"Have you seen the new kid?"
"Yeah... he's kind of creepy-looking."
"Doesn't he carry around a stuffed bear?"
"What a freak..."
"His hair is strange. It's like, a vibrant purple..."
"Never mind that, have you seen his face?! Or those clothes he wears?"
You normally didn't pay attention to the groups of people whispering around you. They just liked to tell rumors and gossip. That's all high school was, anyway. This new student just happened to be their latest victim.
'Kanato' was his name. You'd only seen him about once, but you had to admit--he was a sight to behold. Not only did his appearance attract a