The school bell rang as everyone began walking into school to start another day. The sun had not quite risen fully yet, and so there was a warm orange glow cast over the schoolyard.
Marinette and Alya were walking to school, laughing and joking together as they always had. Their friendship was stronger than it had ever been, especially now that Marinette could more openly talk about her entire day with Alya.
"-and I could still taste those eggs in my mouth the whole rest of the day. And that's why I'm probably not ever going to let any male fans kiss me on the lips again."
"Guess I should cancel that charity reward I promised on the Ladyblog then," Alya chuckled.
"Ha-ha." "Unless… Wait, Adrien's rich, isn't he? Do you think if you set one of those up, he would want to donate enough money to win!?"
"Marinette, I was joking."
Behind them, a limousine pulled up to the front of the school.
"Oh, look! There he is!" Marinette called. "Do you think it'd be ok to let him see me? I