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Katiana Brokenborough

"If you would have me, I'll make you happy."

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a character in “Fulton University: Greek Life”, as played by Girl2Fine2

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K A T I A N A
B R O K E N B O R O U G H



☽ β€œTo dance is to be out of yourself. Larger, more beautiful, more powerful. This is power; it is glory on earth and it is yours for the taking.” ☾

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✦Fᴜʟʟ Nα΄€α΄α΄‡βœ¦
Katiana Mariah Brokenborough

✧NΙͺα΄„α΄‹Ι΄α΄€α΄α΄‡βœ§
Kitty B {Common, used by most; typically seen as dancer name} || Kit Kat, Kat, or Tee {Most common; Tee is only used by her best friend and family}

✦BΙͺΚ€α΄›Κœα΄…α΄€Κ & Star Sign✦
Feburary 6th & Aquarius

✧AΙ’α΄‡βœ§
18

✦Gα΄‡Ι΄α΄…α΄‡Κ€βœ¦
Female

✧Sᴇxα΄œα΄€ΚŸΙͺᴛʏ & Mα΄€Κ€α΄›Ιͺα΄€ΚŸ Sα΄›α΄€α΄›α΄œs✧
Bisexual

✦Eα΄›ΚœΙ΄Ιͺα΄„Ιͺα΄›Κβœ¦
100% African-American

✧Major & Minor✧
Business Administration Major w/ Dance Minor

✦Occupation✦
Introductory Class Dance Instructor's TA & Free-Lance Hair-braider/stylist

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✧Hα΄€ΙͺΚ€βœ§
Naturally very curly, there was a point when Kat was younger that she wore weaves, mainly because she once thought they were easier than dealing with her own hair. As a dancer and because her Grams kept lamenting how thick her hair was, she just didn't think she had the time to wear it naturally, so she hid it. However, coming into her last two years of high school, Kat's learned to both appreciate and care for her hair, which has definitely retained the mass that once intimidated her. Her natural hair color is jet-black and in its natural state, it falls just past her shoulders and around her face like her own personal mane. She has yet to see how long it is when straightened. While she typically wears her hair out and occasionally in some various updo or even with a scarf, she does tend to also wear box braids from time to time.

✦Eʏᴇs✦
Hazel

✧Sα΄‹Ιͺɴ✧
Smooth, Kitty's complexion is a clear brown with cool undertones.

✦HᴇΙͺΙ’Κœα΄› & WᴇΙͺΙ’Κœα΄›βœ¦
5'4 & 115 lbs

✧In Depth✧
Though she still manages to find a way to talk herself down from time to time, Katiana's definitely gotten to a point where she recognizes that she isn't an unattractive girl. She can be quite attractive, when she channels that other side of her person into her every day life. While she still wishes she was much taller, Katiana has come to appreciate her height for what it is and she doubts that she would be able to move as gracefully on the dance floor with anything else. Her body is rather toned and lithe, but she has soft curves that she occasionally likes to disparage because of how much she feels she is lacking in the chest department in comparison to her sister. However, her skin has always been relatively clear and she appreciates her complexion, and the way her hazel eyes complements it, and the way her hair frames her face. Kat's style is definitely reminiscent of most athletes or dancers in that she's not afraid to just wear a sweatsuit, or a pair of joggers and a just a bralette - which is definitely a sharp contrast to the stereotypes surrounding Thetas - but there's no mistaking the urban influence to her wardrobe.


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✦Quirks: Oddities: Habits✦
Always smells like cocoa butter. ✦ Bites her lower lip when nervous or thinking really hard. ✧ It never fails that when she's either pretending to care that someone's upset or even when she actually does care, she coos, "Poor Tink," in sympathy at them. ✦ Never fails to have anything that her friends or herself might need in her bag such as lotion, scrunchies, pain killers, pens, make-up, etc. She's just usually very much prepared. ✧ Cannot be in silence for too long. Usually has music playing even when sleeping or doing homework. ✦ Twiddles with her hair when bored. ✧ Absolutely hates when people pace and is prone to getting annoyed when they do so in her presence ✦ The tub is her solace. Even if Kat isn't bathing in it - especially if she's not - she can hide out in the tub when she needs to think about something or brood to herself if dancing isn't helping

✧Greatest Joys in Life✧
βœ”Dancing, it's been her number one passion and the one thing she can't live without. Katiana's been dancing since she was three and it's been the one mode of expression where she shows a less reserved and braver side to her person. It's her career and as she says, her one true calling. She's trained in hip hop, ballet with a brief foray in pointe, tap, and modern . βœ”Friendships, while anyone who knows her well knows that Kat isn't the one who always puts herself out there when meeting people, for those who have stuck around, it hasn't been hard to see why they have. Because she doesn't open up immediately, the ones who have stayed see glimpses of a more outgoing side of Kat and, how loyal and loving she can be. She treats friends as family and she loves them deeply. βœ”Home-cooked meals, what can she say? She loves food, especially when cooked by her mom. βœ”People and things that make her laugh

✦Greatest Fears✦
✘Disappointing her family ✘Clowns ✘Snakes ✘Injuries she can't recover from, especially in her limbs ✘Needles

✧Life Philosophy✧
"Chase your dream, not the competition."

Although she does strive to be better every day when it comes to training and getting through her classes, Katiana's competitive is not towards her peers, but towards herself. She just wants to improve herself and she focuses on herself, not anyone else, because the other people in the world or even in the industry aren't going to do what she does, or be who she is. That's all on her and if she focuses on them, she'll never succeed because their improvements and what they're good at are for them and their personal standards, not her own.

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Hard-working ✦ Introverted ✧ Witty ✦ Sarcastic ✧ Spontaneous
Perfectionist ✦ Caring ✧ Stubborn ✦ Insecure ✧ Confrontational

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On any given day, Katiana is the introverted type; extroverted at times, yes, but an introvert nonetheless. She's not some shrinking violet, afraid of social interactions. In fact, Kat does welcome them; she's just not always the one who initiates them. She has admitted that she's shy upon first meeting people and has an issue with small talk, such as exchanging pleasantries and mentioning mundane things like the weather to keep a conversation going. She's just not the type to fill the quiet simply because the quiet exists or talks to hear the sound of her voice. She definitely isn't what you would consider the life of the party and she firmly believes that you can have a good time without actually going to a party. A big part of this is because Katiana is so self-critical and such a perfectionist. She overthinks a lot and is always afraid of people forming negative opinions of her person that she tends to keep to herself in the beginning, allowing others around her to set the tone or do the talking. She doesn't always like putting herself out there when not on the dance floor or not with some liquid courage, already having assured herself that she's going to fuck up somehow or things just aren't going to work out for her. She's definitely not a meek individual, as anyone who knows her will tell you. She doesn't do well with people pretending to have power over her. Katiana is the quiet one in a crowd, but make no mistake, she's not just the studious physical embodiment of what makes a Theta.

In fact, all it really takes is to have a really close friend with her or simply already be that close friend to reveal that Kat definitely has some fun in her. It just takes the right kind of people and environment for her to let that show. She thrives in smaller company, revealing that she does have a playful side in that she makes jabs at others, deadpans just to throw them off, is the type to chill out with video games or movies, and can be surprisingly witty. She's always kind, even when uncomfortable, but friends can attest to how much she genuinely cares about people. No matter what she does, she's still going to be the chick who nerds out over mainstream anime and even some hidden gems that aren't talked about in the mainstream, and the right people can tell you how talkative she is when she wants to be, as long as it's something she genuinely cares about. And how she never turns down IHOP. Kat surprises herself with how spontaneous she can, occasionally doing things outside of her comfort zone when with close friends. In fact, those same friends can attest to her actually being the woman to recommend going to different places, though she definitely has a history of being talked out of her head in order to do something that friends want to do. She's not some boring shrewd, after all. She has a sassy side to her that definitely comes out when in the defense of another person because for all her typically chill persona, she'll be the first to tell someone off if she feels like they're doing someone else wrong, especially someone she really cares for. She has an issue with accepting dares as there's rarely been one she hasn't taken. They just make her want to do the things you think she won't just because she hates people thinking that they know her, even though sometimes, she is pushing herself too hard. She's the friend you can pretty much tell anything to and there's no denying how hard Kat works. Once she has goal, she does whatever she can to attain it and succeed, putting her entire being into it. However, what she craves more than anything, is to be the better side of herself: the dancer side.

Because she's always second-guessing herself, which is why she isn't always as forward and as fearless on a regular basis, Kat wishes she was more like herself as the dancer. Kitty B. is the indomitable side of her. There's no side of her that bows down to anyone easily, that much needs to be made clear. But this other side of her is assertive, sensual, and bold. As a performer, there's nothing for Katiana to doubt because she knows for a fact that she's skilled. She can't deny herself that. She knows that she's sexy and can go for what she wants, and she wants more than anything to be like this on a regular basis. You can see a glimmer of that in the times when she's willing to go out and make a move on someone she's attracted to, and even when she does something like trying a thing that she normally wouldn't out of nowhere simply because the mood has struck. But her own thoughts, on any given day, are plagued with questions of whether or not she is good enough. Despite looking very much like the "bad bitch" she likens that other side of her person to, Katiana still silently compares herself to someone else, wondering if she could do something different without taking into consideration for the fact that the window of opportunity to do the very thing she wants to do differently has passed. She's surprised herself by joining a sorority since it was the last thing she would have ever pictured herself doing, but Katiana does want to change. Wants to be bold, not just on stage or in a studio, but in her every day life as well. It's just a lot harder to quell her own inner pessimist.

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✦Likes✦
Theta Chi and all of the sisters its given her ✦ Dancing and performing ✧ Amusement parks ✦ Dance Moms ✧ College life ✦ SZA, H.E.R & Rihanna ✧ Homemade mac and cheese ✦ Dramas with Black Protagonists {Queen Sugar, Greenleaf, Empire, The Haves and Have-Nots, and Star} ✧ McDonalds chicken nuggets ✦ French toast ✧ Video games ✦ Listening to music ✧ Edibles, though she'd deny it if asked ✦ Tequila ✧ Laughing ✦ Large dogs ✧ Pistachio ice cream ✦ Learning ✧ Dave & Busters ✦ The beach ✧ Large hoop earrings ✦ Dates with some thought behind them ✧ Junk food ✦ Her natural curls ✧ Sneakers ✦ Parties ✧ Cardi B, Kendrick Lamar, Drake, & Bryson Tiller ✦ Chokers ✧ IHOP ✦ Trap music ✧ Old school R&B

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Cigarettes and smoking in general ✦ Close-mindedness ✧ Cold weather ✦ Gold jewelry ✧ Not feeling good enough ✦ Liars, cheaters, and players ✧ Kale ✦ Abuse of any kind ✧ Leaving any project or assignment unfinished ✦ Her adoptive parents ✧ Being late ✦ Snakes ✧ Coffee ✦ Silence ✧ Getting put in the spotlight for anything other than dancing ✦ Being compared to other people ✧ Blueberries ✦ Most reality shows ✧ Sushi ✦ Going out every single weekend ✧ Fish, even though she likes other seafood ✦ Being stood up ✧ Being underestimated ✦ Getting sick ✧ Vodka Straight ✦ Sleeping with a fan on ✧ Hangovers ✦ Wearing too much makeup ✧ Drunken hook-ups ✦ Hennessy


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✦Thoughts on Greek Life?✦
To be quite honest, Kat surprised the hell out of her damn self by pledging in a sorority, regardless of which one it is was. In fact, even more surprising was the fact that she was tempted by the Zetas - like, really tempted. They would've honestly forced her to be more comfortable with her wild side. At the end of the day, however, she chose Thetas because if she was already going to do something outside of her comfort zone, then why not do it where there was some kind of familiarity? And she hasn't regretted that situation. While she definitely has to deal with getting teased by her sisters when they see her perform or stop by at a practice before going to study, and see her being a lot more fierce and sexy, she appreciates the sisterhood and how supportive they are. Kat doesn't necessarily have a problem with the other sororities, especially not her brother house nor the Sigmas and Zetas. She just has a problem with Alphas and Betas being so elitist that friends she had during friendship year are acting brand new, as if she didn't see Hello Kitty obsessions and see how their math skills are definitely that of an eighth grader.

✧Plans After College?✧
Dance. That's exactly what Katiana's doing once she leaves college. She was doing it even before college, having done dance competitions back home and traveling with Velocity's All-Star teams. She had every intention of moving out to California, but she didn't want to be one of those dancers who don't have anything on their resume that sets them a little bit apart from the rest. So, she came to college, joined the dance team since it was ranked number five last year, and she plans on continuing as a back-up dancer and hopefully choreographer. She's already working as a Teacher's Assistant to the dance team coach, who teaches introductory dance classes. Once she gets enough on her resume and has enough experience, she wants to open her own studio.


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✦People of Importance✦

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✦ Jacqueline 'Jackie' Brokenborough ✦ ↣ Biological Mother ↣ Living

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✧ Kenneth Brokenborough ✧ ↣ Biological Father ↣ Living

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✦ Aja Jackson (nee. Brokenborough) ✦ ↣ Older Sister ↣ Living

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✧ Damien Brokenborough ✧ ↣ Older Brother ↣ Living
✧Place of Origin✧
Vienna, VA, USA

✦History✦
While her mom had originally thought that Katiana would go into beauty pageants like her sister, Aja, adored being involved in, it wasn't the getting dolled up and put on a stage that captured Kat's attention as a baby. It was the performance aspect of it all. Her father's involvement in the military and her mother's career as a orthopedic surgeon with a sub-specialty in spinal injuries garnered them a respectable middle class living, an environment where things like beauty pageants and cotillions were just the norm, and it was okay to want them. Katiana hadn't wanted any of them. From the first time she had seen her sister dance her way through a routine their aunt Cydnee had choreographed for her, Kat wanted to dance. She didn't care about all of the makeup, poofy dresses, and the exhausting amount of time it took to get their hair pin straight. She just wanted the performance. It was Aja, then, who had gotten their mom to sign Kat up for dance classes at three; there was only so many times, she had surmised, that you could ignore a little baby getting the most excited and flipping around about a dance routine. Aja had figured, even then - which is why they're so close despite their differences now - that Katiana would become better at it than her. And she was right.

For most of her life, after that first dance class, it had been a wrap for Katiana. She knew what her calling was. The flexibility had come easy enough for her and she had pretty much planned her future by ten. So, as a result, her life pretty much revolved around dance. She danced with the Velocity all-star teams since she was a tyke, practiced for nearly fifteen hours per day on top of going to school and doing her homework, and she worked to get better every day. It's probably why she's not as confident in a more social setting now. Kat had spent so much of her youth going away for competitions, doing dance videos for choreographers that worked with her team for the sake of promotion, and making sure to keep up in school that she hadn't had the time to cultivate a persona for the public. As long as she had been a performer, nothing else had mattered much to her. It's probably the very reason why, despite the occasionally displeased frowns for his antics, her parents appreciated the friendship she had forged with Jakub Darzi. Kat isn't antisocial and it isn't difficult for her to make friends; when she actually tries and puts the negative thoughts out of her head, she's good at making acquaintances and developing relationships. She has friends away from him. But it was Jake, at the time, who reminded her how to be a normal teenager who stayed out late when they weren't supposed to, drink even though they weren't legal, and go to parties with people their age, even if said parties included people not their ages. And yeah, she still would get grounded if she happened to go off for too long or if whatever they got in seemed too serious to ignore, but there was some relief that Kat could be a kid, and not focus so much on her future. Her parents wanted them all to have that motivation, but not to lose themselves.

Which was why it was a shock that Katiana chose Fulton over moving out to California or attending school in New York. They were her top choices, sure, but she had always done well academically. Fulton offered pretty much a full-ride, they were ranked number five in competitive dance, and Kat wanted a degree that didn't just include dancing. Now, it just so happened that her best friend decided to go as well, which made her very smitten heart happy. Even pledging hadn't been an option until the Thetas weaseled their way into her heart and to this day, mostly every decision she's made since enrolling at Fulton hasn't been regretted yet. Kat still wants to be better at things, bolder even, but she's trying. And she's pretty sure she wouldn't have done half of what she's done if she had gone along with her typical plan and been her typical self. Fulton opened the door for her to be something different, even if it's still a slow progress.


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So begins...

Katiana Brokenborough's Story

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The campus was alive with excitement, anxiety, nerves, and anticipation. A new school year has begun and for some, they are moving onto campus for the first time. They've looked at DIYs on Pinterest to decorate their new dorm rooms, managed to find the contact information for their prospective roommate so that they could figure out which one of them was going to bring the television or the small fridge, and prepared themselves for the over-dramatic goodbyes they're bound to receive from overprotective mothers and fathers. For some, they are arriving at Fulton or even Florida in an entirely new environment with a set of people they probably never encountered in their hometowns. Others are simply moving on campus from down the street. For a select few, they not only have done this before - this move in process - but they aren't as enthused. Not unless, of course, you are a part of the Greek life system. For these groups, some are older members awaiting the arrival of the new members they inducted just before the summer, little brothers and sisters they can't wait to fully ensnare into their individual fraternity culture. The others are these new members, eager to move away from the communal dorms and into their respective houses for the first times, eager for all the fun and belonging this new year is bound to bring them. This year means exclusive invitations to parties that other students wouldn't get. Hopefully, they're just as prepared for the drama this year is bound to bring as well.




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Location: Fulton University - Theta House
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Some upperclassmen were allowed to move on to campus earlier for various reasons. For instance, Katiana returned to campus on Monday because the dance team began conditioning before the school year even started; because her sister and father were helping her in (her mom couldn't take off), she ended up staying at the hotel with them and getting rides to campus during the day. Plus, Professor Lang - Tricia, now that Kat was allowed to call her that - had wanted her there earlier so that they could shape Katiana's schedule around Tricia's. There was no point in her having classes that would put her on one side of the campus when she would have to be in Tricia's class, helping, five minutes afterwards. The last four days had been grueling. The Fulton University dance team earned their stripes by strenuous hours of exercise and maintaining their flexibility, and while Kat was experienced in all of that, she was still human and was sore afterwards. Even now. It probably didn't help that she hadn't exactly spent as much of her summer as she normally did dancing.

"Why are they working y'all so hard? Ain't y'all already on the team?" Aja inquired, thumbs digging into the still slightly tense muscles in Kat's right calf, taking up a soothing rotation as she tried to massage the ache away. It wasn't nearly as bad as yesterday when Kat returned to hotel, but she knew it was going to bother her for the rest of the day. Luckily, Kat wasn't a novice to this. It was her own fault for not being as vigilant this summer. "Not really," she replied after a wince. Aja had struck a particular tense spot and after a few harder rubs, Kat relaxed onto the sofa they managed to make into the space under her bed. Even though Fulton happened to renovate the Greek homes, it didn't stop them from being cheap to an extent and putting beds that would've belonged to bunk beds in the shared bedrooms. It just so happened that Aja already had a plan for her because of that knowledge.

"Everybody but the captain and co-captain gotta audition to get their spot back on the team. Those of us who were, get to do the conditioning and learn the routine ahead of the newbies so that by the time auditions actually go down, we get judged - not just by how well we do the moves, but how much we add a lil somethin'-somethin' to it." Aja sucked her teeth, wincing in sympathy as she eventually stopped her ministrations so that Kat could fully lay back, legs on her big sister's lap. "Sucks, kiddo," she remarked. Kat was busy texting Jake, Kory, and Annabelle before she responded. "Tis life, babe," she replied, taking in her side of the room, hand in her hair. She'd been hit all over again with the giddiness that came with having Annabelle as her roommate and she couldn't wait to see the redhead. Their names had been on the bedroom door in the Theta colors. But she also couldn't wait to see Jake and Kory, even though she had seen both several times over the summer.

To: Jake, Kory
Dad & AJ wanna kno if u both need help?

To: Annie <3
Just moved in. Where r u roomie?

"Let's go. Dad's probably taking up your new sisters on crushing those pasties and coffee," Aja commented and Katiana slid her feet off the older woman; the petite dance rose to her feet and stretched, ignoring the near silent pop in the base of her spine. She needed to do another stretch before the day was over, a longer one at that. "Shit, I might take 'em up on that," she said with a grin, scooping up her phone and keys as she followed her sister out. The older Thetas made decaffeinated and caffeinated coffee that they had freshly ground in the morning with an assortment of scones, danishes, and pastries, with a few savory treats Kat's fast metabolism was ready to take on. Hopefully, they also had tea. Kat didn't feel like coming back upstairs to get her stash of loose-leaf just yet.

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Character Portrait: Deanna Amasio-Douglas Character Portrait: Katiana Brokenborough Character Portrait: Arden Jones Character Portrait: Jax King Character Portrait: Alea Charles Character Portrait: Korinna Lopez Character Portrait: Jakub Darzi
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Location: Fulton University - Sigma House
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"That's definitely not how it goes, Jake..." Korinna's voice came from the opposite side of the kitchen counter of where Jakub was attempting (and failing) at piecing together a new coffee machine for the Sigma's estate. Though the Zeta president's voice didn't hold it's usual power. It had been a tiring past few days during which several things had taken a good amount of her energy. Some of which included getting into a heated argument with her mother, making sure both new and returning Zeta girls were able to settle in okay, and helping Jake move his things in to avoid his piling them all in one corner and procrastinating until the last possible minute. That had all happened within the last 48 hours and really, the only things that sounded remotely pleasant to the senior were a nice hot bath and a five hour nap.

Jakub peered at his sister through dark lashes before focusing his attention back on the contraption in front of him. The machine had been left unattended back at the Darzi-Lopez residence for ages, and it had been Kory to suggest bringing it over for the boys and putting it to use. A choice that she was slowly but surely beginning to regret. "I'm pretty sure it is. Google wouldn't lie to me." he protested while he continued to mess with the bolts and notches. Kory resisted the urge to roll her eyes into the back of her head and folded her arms across her chest in an annoyed fashion.

"Okay then genius, but don't blame me when the thing blows up and sets the whole damn kitchen on fire." Jakub's movements stop entirely, his full energy focused on giving Kory the best deadpan look he could create, only receiving a minor raise of the right eyebrow in return.

"And you call me dramatic?" Kory was dully prepared to give a response to Jakub's sass, but a series of noises from somewhere outside the kitchen took both of their attention. For a moment she has almost forgotten that Jake wasn't the only one moving in, which also reminded her she needed to get her petite self back to her perspective house in case the girls


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needed her. She had already seen Deanna and Alea from afar, and even though no one needed to tell her these girls could take care of themselves, she still liked to be there for them as the president. Jakub would just have to fend for himself, and soon enough, one of the other sigmas would come to his aid. "Has Jax made it back yet?" immediately after asking, Kory could almost hear the suggestive comebacks beginning to formulate in Jakub's head, made obvious by the cheeky smirk that spread across his face.

"Why do you ask? Are you finally going to admit that you're in love with him?" Kory knew well enough that Jakub was only teasing, as he always loved to do on the subject of Jackson and her becoming an item. Still, the competitive side of her just couldn't stay quiet. "Are you finally going to admit you're in love with Kat?" Jakub's features immediately morphed into something between feeling dumbfounded and betrayed, which tickled at Kory's stomach, forcing a tired laugh out of the small girl. "And speak of the she-devil" she added, turning her phone screen so that Jakub could see Katiana's message before responding. She also took advantage of the times and sent a couple of reassuring messages for her girls.

To: Little Lea / Dee
MSG: Hey babes, need any help?

To: Arden
MSG: How's my favorite Kappa doing? :) anyone I need to rough up tonight?

To: Kitty Kat
MSG:I'm all set, thanks babe. But Jake could always use some help.

Jakun scrunched his eyebrows in Kory's direction after reading the group message on his own phone, and of course he was quick to respond.

To: Kat
MSG She's lying. I'm fine -.- it's all fine

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Character Portrait: Nick Reyes Character Portrait: Katiana Brokenborough Character Portrait: Arden Jones Character Portrait: Annabelle Everett Character Portrait: Jasmine Mendoza Character Portrait: Maddox Izumi Character Portrait: Jax King Character Portrait: Harry Robertson Character Portrait: Katrina Amberly
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Annabelle Everett
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Location: En Route to Fulton
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Annabelle twitched her foot in the well. Her dad was singing Africa by Toto for the tenth time. The already eleven hour drive was taking even longer. It took her a moment to realised that not everywhere was as small as East Ridge. The 20,000 strong population had always seemed huge when she was a kid, but now she spent her year in Miami and suddenly East Ridge felt even smaller. She looked out the passenger side window at the cars crawling by. There was more than one university in Florida, but Annabelle still couldn't help but wonder how many of them contained students bound for Fulton. She might be biased, but it was the best in Florida.

"Dad?"

"Hmm?"

"Do you think everyone had the same idea as us?"

"Looks that way."

Her phone buzzed in her pocket and she wriggled it out from beneath her seatbelt.

From: KitKat
Just moved in. Where r u roomie?


To:KitKat
On my way. We hit traffic :( Save me some food if you can


"Who you texting sweetheart?"

Annabelle looked up from her phone to her dad. Richard Everett was a good dad, she realised. A really good one. And he got bonus points for still being around. There were a tonne of kids back in East Ridge who didn't have one parent or the other. She was lucky she still had hers, even if she had to endure the girls at high school declaring him a DILF. "Just Kat. She's my roommate. You'd like her."

The traffic had finally started moving again as they rolled along the Florida roads. "Kat, huh?" Annabelle braced herself. She knew that tone. "Sure it's not a boy?" he teased.

"I have plenty of guy friends, dad, just no boyfriend. Or girlfriend. You know I'd tell you and mom if there was."

Richard reached over and squeezed her hand. "I know sweetheart, we just want you to be happy."

Annabelle smiled and squeezed his hand back. "I know. Besides, I won't get hurt. There's too many people wanting to protect me. Apparently I'm adorable and innocent and that makes people wanna look after me. You don't need to worry about anyone getting close enough to hurt me. Nick sieves out the creeps anyway."

"Nick's the gay kid, right?"

"Yes dad. Nick is the gay kid." Annabelle had to stifle a laugh. Nick wasn't the only gay student she knew, but it had been the first thing she blurted out when her dad had asked if they were an item. The revelation that Nick was only into guys had seemed to put her dad's concerns to rest.



They finally rolled onto campus, albeit a lot later than they anticipated when they had set off. Annabelle staggered out of the car, just grateful for the opportunity to finally stretch her legs out. She popped the trunk open and dragged a suitcase out. Annabelle practically skipped up the path and left her case in the hallway. The living area was filled with the aroma of coffee and fresh baking. Annabelle inhaled deeply. This felt like home. She spotted Kat across the room and ran up to her. "Kat!" Her squeal was the only warning the girl got before Annabelle threw her arms around Katiana.






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Harry Robertson
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Location: Kappa House
Dialogue colour: #03845b
Thought colour: #025138




Harry pinned the final poster on his wall and stood back. He looked around the room. After years of sharing, it felt weird to have a room to himself at university. Nice, but weird. He ran a hand through his hair, dishevelling it even more. This was his final year. He was president and all this would be over very soon. A few of the older Kappas were already here and Harry figured he should probably go down and get things ready for the newer members arriving.

"Get down off the counter James," he said as he came into the kitchen. He tapped his phone screen. "Save that behaviour for when you're drunk." Despite what the other presidents might think, he wasn't a complete killjoy, but people did have to eat off there in the next few hours. Harry curled his toes under his feet as he fired off a few texts.

To: Nick
Do you think anyone knew that James liked to dance on counters before he joined? Also, where are you? I need my right hand man.


To: Arden
You doing ok?


Harry flicked on the coffee machine, smiling as the machine gurgled into life. They needed a new one. A better one, like an industry standard one. His boys deserved it. "Guys, how would you feel about a new coffee machine?"

"Can we get an X-box?"

Harry sat on the edge of the counter, his bare feet swinging. "You coulda brought your own kidda."

"Then yes, we would like a coffee machine."

To: Nick
Also I have made an executive decision as president. We're getting a fancy ass coffee machine. It shall be our legacy







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Katrina Amberly
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Location: Alpha House
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Thought Colour: #9b0314




Katrina brushed her hair over her shoulder and took a sip of her coffee. There was buzz about the campus as she strutted across the courtyard, and it wasn't just from the caffeine. Freshman were moving into halls. She tilted her head as she observed them. Was I really that skittish? She probably was. She would have to ask Jasmine. Katrina spotted Jax across the way and had to suppress a laugh. She didn't giggle over boys, but poor Jax looked like he was about to kill one of the freshman.

Katrina soon lost interest in Jax's suffering and headed across campus to the Alpha house. She had scouted a few girls who looked like they might be Alpha material with a little time, but it was far too soon to be worrying the newbies about rush week, That would all come in time. A few of the girls were already around the house when she arrived. She waved to them and said a few polite hi's before she went into the house. Her heels clicked against the floor as she bounced up the stairs. It was a skill that had taken years of practice, moving quickly in heels without spilling her coffee. She had nearly perfected it.

Katrina smiled as she saw her door sign again. She was sharing with Jasmine, which she was fine with. She would have been happy with Abigail as well, but she was closer to Jasmine, the elder girl having been assigned her big sister when Katrina rushed. She threw her bag on her bed and kicked her heels off. She sat down elegantly and tapped the screen of her phone.

To: Maddox
Hey handsome, how was summer?

To:Jax
Please tell me you didn't kill any of the freshman. It would look terrible on your record.

To: Jasmine
Please tell me you're arriving soon. No one exciting is here yet :(

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Character Portrait: Deanna Amasio-Douglas Character Portrait: Katiana Brokenborough Character Portrait: Annabelle Everett Character Portrait: Jax King Character Portrait: Alea Charles Character Portrait: Korinna Lopez Character Portrait: Jakub Darzi
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To: Annie <3
Kk babe

To: Jake, Kory
Okie dokie, ill come c u in a bit

To: Jake
u sure? we have food

"Oh no," Aja cried, prompting Kat to look up from her text to Jake away from their small group message with Kory, thumb hesitating over a random key, face almost startled. Aja was smirking while their Dad was busy speaking to one of the Theta seniors. By the time the sisters had arrived downstairs, her Dad had apparently spoken to at least three of the older Theta members about the past wee; how Aja had dragged him to three different stores (this was true) because neither she nor Katiana could agree upon a color scheme (also true, even though Kat will be the first to say that she conceded in favor of not having to go to any other store for goddamn lights), the drive back-and-forth from the hotel to campus because they wouldn't let students move back on to campus just yet but they could still get things done on campus during the day (untrue because Kat would've had an excuse to move back on to campus earlier; her dad was just unwilling to let her go too soon), etc. "That's your probably-talking-to-Jake face." Kat could feel the blush rising and only in hindsight appreciated having a darker complexion; it helped hide crap like that from leery assholes like Aja. "I don't have a Jake face," she insisted, grabbing two paper plates. Aja snorted "yeah, uh huh" a little bit too disbelievingly, so Kat hip-checked her while also busting in front of her sister in the line to make plates for herself and Kat, making sure to give herself two chocolate-filled croissants and whatever egg-ham-and-cheese pastry that was that smelled so good because her stomach was all types of aching for it. And being just a touch loud about its excitement over food now that she wasn't unpacking and had time to eat.

It was probably a good thing that Kat was trying to decide if she was going to pause, put a napkin over Annabelle's food, adn then race said food upstairs so that the girl's plate could be effectively saved. Her lapse in judgement was great because while she had one plate clutched very tightly in each hand, napkins secured against them by each fork, a pair of arms immediately wrapped themselves around her waist only a few seconds after she heard a very familiar squeal. Recovering from the immediate shock only a second later, Kat was grinning and turned around to face the redhead, setting the plates down on the buffet table her sister was still standing beside so that she could fully embrace her friend. Annie Bee she squealed in response, clutching her tightly for a moment longer before pulling back, arms still around her. "I missed you, baby." Kat let one arm drop from her friend to gesture to her sister, who wiggled her fingers in response with a smile around a sweet almond danish, "I told you about my sister, Aja, and that's," she directed the redhead's gaze to her father, who chose at that moment to look up from his third cup of coffee and wave distractedly, "my Dad talking a whole in Mara's head."


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Okay, so Deanna might have had a little bit too much coffee.

"Said, 'Lil bitch, you can't fuck with me if you wanted to.' These expensive, these is red bottoms, these is bloody shoes," Deanna sang, more like yelled, rather aggressively, hands gestures and all as she went along with Cardi B's hit song, the white end of a lollipop the only thing muffling the worst of the lyrics. Luckily, her own roommate, a junior named Faith, hadn't arrived yet so there was no worry about having to explain why her roommate was literally in the middle of their room, one half noticeably unpacked, turning up on a Friday when most people were trying to turn down and unpack. Then again, Dee wouldn't have been the one to care enough to explain herself in the first place. If she was too much for you in a house meant for Zetas only, then you didn't belong there, parent or not.

The point in all of this, however, was to say that she probably would've already been dead to the world had she not ingested a lot of coffee. She and Starbucks had been best friends for the last twenty-four hours and eventually, it was going to show. But for now, Dee felt like she had endless energy. She had spent the entire summer in Los Angeles for her internship, so she had actually been coming back to school from that very location. Which meant it was a flight from Los Angeles to Miami via Houston. Eleven hours and forty two minutes. With only a one hour nap. Never mind the fact that Deanna had been on and off the phone making sure the belongings she had put into storage arrived after she did, making sure that the last few scholarships she needed hit her student accounts and that no paperwork was lost in translation, and settling the issue of whether or not she had a meal plan on campus (she did not. Dee figured that there was no point in trusting an albeit satisfactory cafeteria when she lived in a house and could therefore cook her own meals, opting whether or not she would pick up something on campus). The point was that yes, Deanna was probably the last person you would say was the most mature person in the world, but you could never say that she didn't know how to adult. She had even unpacked and gotten her side of the room to look exactly how she wanted.

Still didn't mean that she hadn't had too much coffee.

Because she did.

"Honestly, don't give a fuck 'bout who ain't fond of me. Dropped two mixtapes in six months, what bitch working as hard as me? I don't bother with these hoes, don't let these hoes bother me. They see pictures, they say, "Goals," bitch, I'm who they tryna be," she continued, music blasting even amidst the little ringtone she had set up for text messages. Glancing back at it, Dee settled for mumbling the words, taking a deep suck of strawberry flavored candy in her mouth while her left hand held onto the pristine white stick; her right hand scooped her device up. Pointedly ignoring the unimportant messages from her Dad, Dee's sticky, dark blue lips widened into a grin as she saw who had messaged her. Turning her music down only because she needed to concentrate on words, Dee hurried to text people back, opting afterwards to head downstairs to the kitchen to see if Alea still was putting food away so that she could see if there were plantains to steal and fry for later.

To: Zaddy J (Jax)
heeeeeeyyyy smexy ;D gettin presents cuz im special like dat

To: Mama K, Lee Lee
u l8 boo. been unpacked. i is a big gurl lol

Ooooohhh u got me presents?? a bish emotional lol. im comin down

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Character Portrait: Nick Reyes Character Portrait: Katiana Brokenborough Character Portrait: Arden Jones Character Portrait: Maddox Izumi Character Portrait: Khari Owusu Character Portrait: Jax King Character Portrait: Cornelius Johnson Character Portrait: Harry Robertson
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Location: Wandering around Fulton || Kappa Alpha House
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"Yes, Sir. I'll talk to you later. Tell mother that I love her." Cornelius muttered on the phone as he ended the conversation with his father. A soft sigh escaped over his lips as he knew exactly what he was doing by spiting his father and joined one of the best fraternities on campus, Kappa Alpha. Today was move in day for just about everyone and that's exactly what he was doing right about now as he slung his bag over his shoulder then picked up a small box with his smaller belongings placed inside. With a turn of his heel, he started to waltz towards the Kappa Alpha house though in order to get there, he had to pass by the Sigmas household then made a note to text his buddies, Jax and Khari, later on to see what they were up to. But for right now, many people that he passed eyed him flirtatiously and he could not help but to return the flirtatious glares. Cornelius even stopped to have a conversation or two with people that made him stop, just to say hey and nothing too serious.

After walking a few more steps, he was finally inside of the Kappa Alpha house and immediately went up to his room and just threw his belongings onto his bed. While he wanted to get ready and set his room up, he heard a few voices downstairs and decided to see who was already present within the house. Cornelius turned the corner that led into the kitchen and saw the president of the chapter, Harry, sitting on the counter and saw another member of the fraternity present, as well. "Dude. Some of us prepare our meals there." Cornelius said with a laughter following those words as he stood beside him now. "Anyways, how have you been, man? Anything new with you?" Cornelius asked as he went over towards the fridge and grabbed himself a bottled water then took a small sip from it. He felt his phone vibrate inside of his pocket and heard it chime as he sat his bottled water down onto the counter beside Harry and pulled his phone out of his pocket, seeing it was Nick sending him a text to see if he needed anything.

To: Nick <3
Where was this message at whenever I needed help with my luggage?! lol

But no, I'm good, stud. Just get your sexy ass here! :D


Cornelius sent the text with a smile as he loved to tease Nick and flirt with him constantly. It was not for attraction purposes though, it was simply just to get underneath his skin a little bit. While he had his phone in hand, he decided to send out a few more texts towards people.

To: AJ :)
Dude, where are you? Need help with your luggage or something?


To: Maddox
Gym later? Not that we really need it but just an excuse to see you.


To: Jax & Khari
What's up, fellas? Will it be safe for me to visit the Sigma house soon? lol


He sent out those messages but there was one in particular that was he was definitely going to send out. It was one towards Katiana and he could not wait to see her sometime today or later that night. But her message was going to be the last one that he sent out since he had to give his fingers a little bit of a rest right about now.

To: Kat <3 :D
Hey there. You on campus yet?

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Character Portrait: Nick Reyes Character Portrait: Katiana Brokenborough Character Portrait: Arden Jones Character Portrait: Annabelle Everett Character Portrait: Abigail Chu Character Portrait: Harry Robertson Character Portrait: Katrina Amberly
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Annabelle Everett
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Location: Theta House
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"I missed you too."Annabelle let the scent of cocoa butter fill her nose as she hugged Katiana before she pulled away. No amount of texting and Skype calls could make up for actually being next to her friend again. She turned to see Aja stood by them. She remembered Katiana talking about her family a lot in freshman year, her sister especially. It was good to finally put a face to a name. Before she could say 'hi' to Aja, Kat was pointing her attention over to her dad. Annabelle turned her head, her lips curling into a polite smile as she waved to Mr. Brokenborough.

Annabelle turned back to Aja. She could see the similarity between her and Katiana, more in the way they stood and the drive in their eyes. The way the light reflected off Aja's cheekbones had Annabelle itching to get hold of her pencils and start sketching again. Annabelle held out her hand to Aja. "Nice to meet you. Kat told me a lot about you. Feels like I already know you." Annabelle stopped talking, she could herself beginning to babble. She always babbled around pretty people. Lord knew there were plenty of people who could attest to that. Sometimes it felt like the entire student population of Fulton had been pulled out of a modelling agency's books.

There was a scuffle at the door. Annabelle turned to see her dad carrying the entire contents of the car through the door. "And that's my dad. I'll be back in a second. Nice meeting you," she added to Aja as she jogged over to her dad and took some of the bags from him.






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Harry Robertson
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Location: Kappa House
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Harry checked the messagge on his phone, chuckling to himself at Nick's response. James was definitely an oddball, but then could anyone in Kappa really say they were normal? College did crazy things to people. "Dude. Some of us prepare our meals there." Harry looked up from his phone, his face a picture of innocence. He was trying so hard not to crack a smile at Cornelius.

"These are clean on today."

"Anyways, how have you been, man? Anything new with you?"

Harry let out a small laugh. "Well, one of the kids at the health center has a crush on me. I think her mom does too." Harry shrugged and took a sip of his coffee. "She's only human. Anyway, how you been since I last saw you?"

"I'm home bitches!"

Harry looked up and made a happy noise as he realised who's voice that was. "And here I thought he would never come back," he muttered. Arden was distant at the best of times, more so than Harry could be. That was probably why Brendon, their previous president, had chosen Harry to keep an eye on the sophomore. Before he could say anything else, Nick's arms were around him. Harry returned the hug with equal enthusiasm. "Hey."


Nick pulled away and began rummaging in the drawer next to him. Harry watched with idle curiousity. "So I was thinking we either cook tonight for the guys or order out. We still got the menus from last year? Or do we need to just go ahead and hit up Krogers?"

"Next draw down, big guy. And it's the first night back, we can cook another day. I have presidenty things to plan, like getting a new coffee machine." He clapped Nick's shoulder. He had missed Nick. Living in a different state to his best friend absolutely sucked. He slid down from the counter and drained the last of his coffee before jumping onto Nick's back. "Arden! Your room's opposite mine. James, yours is down the hallway, everyone else, I can't be expected to remember everything." Harry squeezed Nick's shoulder. "Don't ever leave me again." He was being silly, he knew that, but he had genuinely missed Nick, more so than he had missed Maddox.







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Katrina Amberly
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Location: Alpha House
Dialogue Colour: #e2243a
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Katrina crossed her legs, tucking her foot behind her calf. She smiled as Abigail came into the room. "Hey." Her phone buzzed beside her on the bed.

"Seems like we're the first ones here. I wonder where everyone else is, honestly."

"It's the first day Dessie." Katrina wriggled along the matress and patted the spot next to her for Abigail to sit down. "I wouldn't worry too much. The interesting people are already here." Katrina held up her phone and opened the camera. "Smile!" Kat snapped a picture of the two of them. She checked the picture. "How have I never taken a bad picture of you? You're, like, flawless. I'm posting this."

Katrina tapped her thumbs against the screen. The picture of the two of them was uploaded to Kat's Instagram.

To: Maddox
Awww. I knew you loved me really


"We travelled. Saudi, Dubai, then to Thailand and Vietnam. Richard's planning on expanding into the Southern Asian market, so naturally, we had to scout the competition and get a feel for the locale. How was your summer?

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Character Portrait: Deanna Amasio-Douglas Character Portrait: Katiana Brokenborough Character Portrait: Arden Jones Character Portrait: Khari Owusu Character Portrait: Cassius Maestri Character Portrait: Jax King Character Portrait: Korinna Lopez Character Portrait: Jakub Darzi
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To: Kat
MSG: U know me so well...b there soon ;)

After putting his phone down, Jakub finally manages to get the coffee machine parts in order. It took much longer than it should have, but it's done. At least, Kory hopes he did otherwise there will be firetrucks surrounding the Sigma house within the next couple of days. Kory swiftly pushes herself off of the counter she'd been leaning on and checks her phone one more time. It seems she'd been so caught up with Jake, she missed the opportunity to help her girls move in. Of course. She sighed, knowing all too well this would happen. She would just have to make it up to them somehow.

To: Liitle Lea/ Dee
MSG:I'm sorry babes, u know takin care of Jake is like having custody of a five year old.

MSG: on my way over. Want some food?

Okay, so maybe Jakub wasn't as wild and difficult to tame as Kory made him sound, but there's also the fact that anytime he is out of her supervision he manages to get himself in some bullshit trouble. Trouble that she later has to deal with, and knowing that Khari would be back soon didn't help at all. Between the two of them and Deanna, Kory is sure she's going to have gray hairs by the time she's thirty. She bit her lip, looking over the message from Khari for the second time before exiting back out without a reply. Maybe before the summer began, she would have been fine with being just another one of "his girls", and she was. Until she wasn't. And Kory knows she should be, because being anything other than friends with someone like Khari is a nad move and one she will probably regret. So ignoring the message is the best possible move, or so she tells herself.




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"So should I be expecting this house to catch on fire sometime during the next few days?". Jakub's deadpan expression was followed by a playful pout as he pushed the machine into it's new permanent place. "How little faith you have in me." the Sigma says dramatically, earning yet another eyeroll from his sister as her fingers type out a quick reply for Arden, who might very well add to her speed aging.

To: Arden
MSG: You WHAT! >:(

She also doesn't miss the message from Jax, and her fingers hover over the keys for a moment, until the sound on the front door being opened. "The president is here! Where are my boys at?" Jakub gives his sister the best Cheshire grin, not willing to miss an opportunity to annoy her by calling out excessively loudly, "Your wifey is in here!". Korinna's glare is payment enough. The two walk out of the kitchen in unison, Jakub's lips stretching into a wide smile the moment he sees his big. "Damn, could you be any louder?" the Sophomore jokes, giving his big the best of high fives. Now that both Cass and Jax were here, all that was missing was Khari.

Kory also noticed, of course, and decides to split before said Sigma joins the party. It is much too early in the year to deal with conflicting emotions. "While you two go on with your little reunion, I'm gonna bounce. I've got sorority girls to take care of." she informed, sliding her cell phone into her small purse before adding. "And if the new coffee machine blows chunks, it's all Jake's fault."

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Character Portrait: Katiana Brokenborough Character Portrait: Annabelle Everett Character Portrait: Maddox Izumi Character Portrait: Alea Charles Character Portrait: Scarlett Coleman Character Portrait: Brooks Sheppard Character Portrait: Eliza Hallman
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Being the President meant having certain privileges versus the underclassmen. For starters, having a room all to yourself and being able to move in before everyone else. She decorated to the best of her ability and hoped the other girls liked it too. Normally, rooming by herself was a big no-no, but it felt right now. Scarlett would still keep her door open though. An open door policy is essential for being a good President.

Scarlett was currently doing some yoga in her room. She was finishing placing the last of her textbooks on her shelf when the need to practice caught her. Yoga has always been relaxing and she needed to be at peace currently. It was her last year. She'll be out of college and into medical school. Her dreams were getting closer and closer to her, but she felt sad. Theta Chi has meant so much to her and she can't imagine leaving any of these lovely girls behind. Her mother and father would be happy to see her graduate with a perfect GPA and honors. Her stepfather would be happy as well and her step siblings would be happy, but not quite understand what was happening. It was going to be a bittersweet event, but one to remember.

Scarlett heard chatter downstairs and hurried down. She was so caught up in yoga she lost track of time! The new Thetas would be moving in and she wasn't there to greet them. So far being President was going swimmingly. The first two people she recognized was Katiana and Annabelle. Annabelle held a special place in her heart since she was her little, but Katiana was just as precious. "Girls!" She ran over and gave them each a quick hug, Annabelle's with a squeeze. "How was your summer? Can I help you with anything?" She caught that Annabelle was going to go help her father and followed her. She quickly took the bag from Annabelle's hand with a smile that said 'let me do this.' With a big, friendly smile, she stuck out her hand to Mr. Everett, "Hello, Mr. Everett. I'm Annabelle's big sister, Scarlett. It's nice to finally meet you!"



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The lukewarm water running down Brook's body felt amazing. His family and him had just spent the last two hours moving in and it was finally over. The manly labor and bossiness from Daisy did not make it easy. Brooks had done surfing earlier that morning and it was an amazing way to start out the year. The waves were perfect, the beach wasn't too crowded, and the sun was shining without being overwhelmingly hot. It felt almost as amazing as this shower does.

After finishing drying off, Brooks returned to his room to change when his phone rang. Caller I.D. said Uncle Tyler. Although the man has been a father figure, Brooks never wanted to call him Dad or Father. It felt wrong to fall him that. Brooks shrugged off the thought and answered the phone.

"Are you having a party already?" A young voice asked on the phone. Brook smiled, knowing it was his sister Daisy.

"You bet I am. It's gonna be amazing and you're not invited."

"You big meanie!"

Playful banter between the two of them was common. A few years ago, Brooks would've thought he'd never have this. Daisy was still in foster care and Brooks was stuck landlocked, away from her. As much as he loved his uncle and his partner, Daisy is Brooks's world. He'd do anything for her and being so far apart kills him. Sure, they have FaceTime and phone calls, but that's not the same as having them physically in front of you. Their conversation continued for a while until Uncle Tyler said they were about to enter a dead zone. The two siblings said good bye before hanging up. Feeling bored, Brooks took out his phone to text a few people.


To: Music Maker / Alea ❀
Hey Lee! Are you on campus? It's boring at Beta right now.

To: Bigger Beta / Maddox
Are you on your way to house? I'm bored.

To: Picasso / Annabelle ❀
My creative juices are flowing. Art circle later?

To: Princess / Eliza
Need any help with your many bags, Princess?

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Character Portrait: Nick Reyes Character Portrait: Katiana Brokenborough Character Portrait: Arden Jones Character Portrait: Annabelle Everett Character Portrait: Cornelius Johnson Character Portrait: Harry Robertson Character Portrait: Jakub Darzi Character Portrait: Scarlett Coleman
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It never failed that somehow or another Annabelle smelled like the combination of rich ground coffee beans and mint, an odd combination considering the underlying earthiness that came from the minty scent of her usual tea, but the redhead artist drank so much of both that they seemed to seep from her pores. It was the thing that greeted Kat the second they had embraced, and she was beaming when she pulled away, Annabelle acknowledging Aja. Her smile, crazy as enough, only widened at Scarlett's arrival. Kat eagerly returned the embrace, wiggling her fingers in parting as Scarlett went to help her Little up to the room. Scarlett wasn't Katiana's big, which was probably for the better only because Kat wouldn't have known what to do if her big sister happened to be the president of the organization. That just sounded like a lot of pressure and expectations she wasn't even sure she would be able to live up to, and Kat had too much on her plate for all of that.

"Yo, kiddo," Aja called, at some point having moved to their Dad when gestured over. Kat gathered the two plates she had made and walked over, noting her father's put out expression. "The giant five year old here and I better start heading out if we don't wanna get back home too late. Are you going to be good?" Kat smirked at the question. "Pretty sure I told y'all both to get going earlier, but y'all wanted to stay," she replied and Aja punched her arm before embracing her with a tight squeeze that Kat's still somewhat sore muscles protested. She winced in response, but let herself be hugged, still smirking when her sister pulled away. "Don't overdo it this year," Aja said, giving her another firm, telling squeeze that made Kat wince in more than just pain. "I'll try." Was her quieter response. Aja had been the only one in her family Kat had told of last year's events and it still felt like the main reason why her big sister had wanted to take off of work and be a part of Katiana's move-in. Being able to decorate her room in whatever acceptable way that didn't make Kat gag was just a bonus. Kat was minutely grateful that she hadn't seen Nathan at all since being back.

After her father's own parting hug and words, Kat settled on one of the small sofas, Annabelle's plate on the coffee table in front of her as Kat tucked into her own food, finally taking the time to look at the notifications on her phone. Other than an early morning conditioning reminder from the dance team captain and a few dancers lamenting that if they didn't love dancing they probably would quit while they were ahead, Kat found herself smiling at Cornelius' text, but beaming for absolutely no reason at Jake's saying that he would be there. She had honestly surprised herself by becoming interested in CJ last year, though Kat was still wary about calling it anything other than a base level attraction. They were friends, pretty damn good friends. And in all honesty, she needed those. She also couldn't deny that she was intrigued by the idea of them, especially because she just saw Cornelius as so good, and safe. Because Jake wasn't. After everything that had happened with Nathan, and honestly just re-solidifying that Jake was her number one best friend in the entire world, Kat was also reminded why she had been so adamant about originally making it work with Nate. Having feelings that didn't want to go away for your best friend was no joke. It made you do things like grin stupidly in a room filled with people you really should be socializing with, knowing damn well they didn't see you in the same light. That was definitely far from safe.

To: Jake
KK

To: CJ
Yeah, wassup? How was ur summer?


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Nick rolled his eyes good-naturedly at Harry being still hung up on the idea of them getting a coffee maker. It probably was a great idea, especially because it would save Nick the money he spent on Starbucks. Honestly, it was a great idea now that he actually thought about it. Before coming to Fulton, Nick had actually worked at Starbucks and it was his first job at Fulton freshman year. In truth, he probably - if they got all the syrups or creamers - make drinks on the same level as Starbucks. It had just always seemed easier, especially because he was usually on the go, to just stop by the store really quick since the baristas knew his order very well and keep it pushing. Less hassle and Nick always went earlier enough that he missed the eight am flow. That was always hell and he had learned his lesson sophomore year when the longevity of his lab classes increased and he needed more coffee in order to not look like the zombie he felt like.

"Sounds lazy, but your call," he stated teasingly with a grin, going to the drawer Harry specified to get them all out. Steve's pizza was the first one he saw as it was a classic, but Nick preferred actually being there. There was an actual arcade and it had an old-timey, hipster-ish feel to it that had to be enjoyed upfront, not over the phone. But he put that menu on the counter along with both the Chinese and Italian places they frequented. He was about to see if they still had the menu for the Ethipioan place because even though delivery wasn't something the restaurant did frequently, the last Kappa president had been charming enough to get them forever delivery and that was something Nick was never going to pass up on. However, before he could say another word, Harry had thrown himself on Nick without warning and Nick sputtered out a "Sh-shit!" as he hurried to actually steady himself and support his crazy ass best friend. "What are we? Five?" He complained, though he didn't exactly move to push Harry off. Nick wouldn't call himself the most fit person in their house, but he still did some physical activity. If it wasn't carrying crates of alcohol, it had something to do with the serving trays of food or the tennis he tried partaking in. Of course, none of that seemed to matter when Harry gave him a firm squeeze and told him never to leave him, which was playful - obviously it was playful. But that thought alone had not been enough to stop his heart from fluttering like an idiot in his chest and the grin on his face from widening the way that it had. "Yeah, yeah, sure. Just help me figure out what we're eating tonight," he said, thankful that his breath didn't hitch at the first word past his lips.

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Annabelle's dad looked sligtly confused by Scarlett's introduction. "It's like the buddy system in high school. We just call them sisters."

The confusion on her dad's face cleared and he shook Scarlett's hand. "Nice to meet you too Scarlett.

Annabelle took another bag from her dad. She knew better than to try and take anything back from Scarlett. It wasn't that Scarlett was vicious or controlling, or anything like that, she was just stubbornly helpful. Any protests that they could manage without her would fall on deaf ears. Scarlett had decided that she was going to help and that was what was going to happen. She grabbed another bag from the doorway. "Upstairs then?"

Annabelle bounded up the stairs and walked along the hallway until she found her room. A brief thrill ran through her when she saw she was rooming with Katiana. She dropped her backpack on the unmade bed and helped get the rest of her cases in her room. "I'll have to head off now sweetie, work needs me tomorrow."

Annabelle nodded. "Ok, sure. Don't worry about it." She wrapped her arms around him and pecked his cheek. "Thanks for driving me over."

Her dad gave her a brief squeeze before he pulled away. "Take care. and if you ever need anything, just call."

Annabelle smiled. "I think between Scarlett and Nick, I'll be fine, but I'll call when I get homesick." She looked over at Scarlett. "She's a fine upstanding member of the community. She's studying to be a doctor. I'm in very good hands," she said as she led her dad back downstairs. She could feel her phone buzzing in her pocket. She wasn't usually this popular. Her dad opened the door to the car and gave her one last peck on the cheek.

"Take care sweetie."

Annabelle rolled her eyes playfully. "I will. Drive safe." She waved him off and watched the car pull away until he turned the corner off the street. It was a bittersweet feeling watching him go and she missed him the moment his car was out of sight. She took her phone from her pocket and opened her messages. Her chest tightened for a split second when she saw the first message was from Brooks. She liked Brooks, of that she was sure. What she wasn't sure about was exactly what these feelings were. They had been friends since their freshman year and she had missed him. Being around Brooks was as easy as breathing.

To: Ocean Boy/Brooks
I'd definitely rather be drawing than unpacking. See you later?


And then there was Khari. How the hell had she gotten into this? She wasn't expecting to like anyone, at all, nevermind a senior. He was cute, really cute, and Annabelle knew she got hideously flustered when he was around.

To: Ari
Define fun. I visited some art galleries on my own. Such a rock&roll lifestyle, I know. How was your summer?


Annabelle pocketed her phone and headed back inside. She sat down on the couch next to Kat and took her plate. Annabelle propped her head on Kat's shoulder. "So, how was your summer?"

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Cornelius always enjoyed mingling around his Kappa brothers but he did want to explore the campus and see the fresh meat that was upon the campus. He took another sip from his bottled water then eyed his phone Jax finally sent a text back towards him and Khari. When he sat down his bottled water on the counter and started scrolling through his phone, he started to type out a reply towards the group text that included the three of them.

To: Jax & Khari :D
Sounds good, Jax! lol I'll see if I can sneak away in a moment.


The text sent then he sat his phone down on the counter as he went back to mingle with his Kappa brothers, simply listening right now and not really interjecting into anything that was being said right now. Cornelius then turned towards his phone once it chimed again and saw Katiana name scroll across the screen as he nearly spat his water out of his mouth. With a quick grab and not even thinking to put his bottled water down, he unlocked his phone then opened up the message and even smiled a little bit while typing a reply back towards her.

To: Kat <3 :D
I honestly have to say that Summer would've been way better if you were around. ;) How was your Summer though? Anything new or exciting? lol


He sent the message then saw another message scroll past his screen from Maddox, his gym partner, his study buddy and overall male best friend. With an eye roll towards Maddox's message, Cornelius started to type a reply out towards him.

To: Maddox
If I was flirting, you'd like it. Don't even lie. lol

I'll accept a rain check this time but next time, you better accept my offer. lmao


Cornelius sent the message then grabbed his bottled water while looking up towards his brothers now. "Hey, I'll be right back." Cornelius mentioned then eyed them once more before he left, adding. "If there's something I need to do or grab before I come back, text me and let me know." With those words spoken, he left and went outside as he started a trek towards the Sigma household now.

It wasn't exactly wrong that he was going over towards their house without his own fraternity brothers knowledge since he did have some friends within the Sigmas. Luckily for him though, the walk was particularly far enough that his Kappa brothers could not really tell it was him going inside of the Sigma house, which he just walked into without a second thought. "Jax! Khari! I'm here for the ceremony!" Cornelius couldn't help but joke towards the duo as he walked further inside of the house now, seemingly checking out some of the other Sigmas that were lounging around. "Where the hell are you guys?" Cornelius questioned softly as while he walked around, his eyes also gazed around at their lovely home. It wasn't the Kappa house but it was kind of close enough.

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It didn't take long for CJ to get back to her and Kat eagerly set to responding to him while she awaited Annabelle's eventual return. Plus, it wasn't that difficult, being in wait. A few of her big sisters came by to check in on her, asking about how conditioning was going since most of the others knew what she was going through because Katiana told them in the group text that her schedule would be overrun by dance if all went well. She had no doubt that she would make it through try-out. All of the money her parents put into her career as such was definitely not going down the drain, even if her body was going to feel like shit for a few weeks as Katiana got back into the groove of things. It occurred to Kat only after the rush of it all and her earlier excitement to see her roommate, that she hadn't even reached out to her other bestie, which would not do at all.

To: CJ
Plz ur kidding me. Probs had a line up of girls tryin 2 get ur #

Summer was good tho. family cruise 2 spain. nothin much. u?


To: Ally Cat/ Alea <3
BAE!! HOW IS MY BAE??

By the time Annabelle had returned, Katiana had went to sneak two more chocolate-filled croissants since there was no such thing as too much chocolate in this world, no matter what nutritionists and the like had to say on the matter. She didn't need either, but she figured there was nothing wrong with treating herself when she was going to burn it and more off later. She had taken another bite of the first croissant when her friend plopped herself at Katiana's side. Kat grinned as a welcome, covering it with her hand as she hurried to chew the chocolate goodness in order to speak again. "Pretty good. Did the cruise from Barcelona like I told you of. Matter of fact, I've got all of the pictures on my phone if you still wanted to see them..." Kat trailed off then, using a napkin to wipe her hand before pulling her phone back out, idly inquiring, "What about you?"


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"Don't tempt me cuz you know my dumb ass will try 'n wear 'em like I don't got no type of sense," Deanna warned, even though she had already decided that the glasses were going to be a necessary accessory the next time she was scheduled to DJ. She had said that she was willing to do so for the bonfire tomorrow, but the association that funded and was hosting it wanted their students to actually enjoy the festivities, not be a part of making everyone else enjoy it. Deanna hadn't had it in her to fret over it being a lost money opportunity. She was already on schedule to DJ a host of events as the year progressed, so she honestly had no qualms. Besides, it also meant that she didn't have to think about how fucked up she was tomorrow because she would have no limits.

Deanna was poised to make another comment, especially after Alea's explanation, but she was forced to note the sweet smile on the brown-skinned girl because oh, hello heart, nice to meet your acquaintance once again. There was a weird, too-happy-to-be-acceptable flutter in Deanna's stomach at being able to cause that expression, which made her, in turn, swallow down any words that might have been stuck in her throat. When Deanna had originally befriended Alea, she flirted with the same amount of zeal she possessed with everyone else, combined with her usual playful vitriol. It had been easy to see Alea as a friend last year and a potential Zeta sister. She had, as she was wont to do with most females, considered seeing if she could push her look at a possible make-out or even getting the girl into bed, but the latter had been scratched off the agenda because Lea would be a "baby" to the sorority, so she was off limits to a certain degree. But then Dee had to go and care about the girl, and for some reason, that threw her all the way off. She cared about Kory and a host of the other Zetas, but Lea made her feel weird shit. And Dee didn't process that well. She had honestly forgotten about it until her heart did the stupid skip-a-beat-like-a-sap shit a second ago. Luckily, she had texts from Kory and Jax to distract herself with.

To: To: Zaddy J (Jax)
Not mi fault u aint got wat it takes 2 keep a biiiihhh lol

To: To: Mama K, Lee Lee
ummmm i always wanna eat rofl

I SUPPORT DIS. Grease & fat ftw


"We should have burgers," Deanna declared once her text in their group chat with Kory was delivered, already picturing some onion rings. "Juicy, greasy burgers and onion rings. And ooohh, apple pie! Can't get any more American than apple pie."

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Kory had managed to slip out of the Sigma house before too many of the boys showed up. God knows that if they had all caught her there, she would have never been able to leave. As much as she didn't mind being around the wild pack of wolves, she had her own children to take care of. Being president was no easy task. Not that she ever expected to be.

As fate would have it, Kory received the responses from Alea and Deanna just as she was stepping out of her car and walking her way into the Five Guys location closest to campus. The girls wanted fattening and greasy, and one could never go wrong with a massive burger and fries. She couldn't help but feel a tad bit proud about guessing what her girls would want before they even said a thing. Thankfully, the place wasn't too packed, and miss president was able to get a ridiculous amount of burgers, fries, drinks and even a few desserts to accommodate for all taste buds. After what felt like an eternity, she was back in front of the Zeta estate. She smiled at the sight, already expecting the loudest, most extra welcome possible from her favorite girls on earth.

"Hello! Mama's here, and she brought greasy food!" the senior announced, her eyes scavenging her surroundings as she made her way to the kitchen to set down all the goods before she ended up dropping half of it. "Where are my welcome back hugs?" she called out again, assuming the girls would be in one of the rooms. She hoped they would hear her, otherwise she would have to go room to room to bring them all down herself. She paused for a moment, a large cup of Coke in her hand, while the other type out a quick reply to Nari's last text.

To: Nari <3
MSG: The door is always open for you babygirl :) and you've got some greasy fast food waiting for ya!

Her eyes glazed over a couple of names, stopping for a moment to respond to Arden before the group text between herself, Lea, Dee and Khari came into view. After a too-long pause, her thumb tapped away at the screen, deeming it safe to send Khari a response now, though she paused again before sending the second message.

To: Arden
MSG: Had to, my ass. You're lucky I'm occupied with the girls right now or you would be getting a mouthful!
MSG: [color=#f52887]Wat r u doing later tonight?


To: Khari
MSG: It's the first day back, please don't encourage my brother into any trouble 2day.
MSG: I guess I missed you a little :P



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If Jake said he didn't feel like he was between a rock and a hard place, he would be a liar. He had already told Kat he was heading over to the Theta house, but he didn't want to leave his boys, as much as he never would admit he had an itching need to see his best friends for reasons he didn't quite feel like diving into at the moment. But it had been an entire summer away from sigma, and despite all the sarcastic comments and cheeky insults he often threw their way, he really did miss the wild bunch.

"Sorry to break it to you, old man, but if you and Kori divorce I'm sticking with her." the sophomore said, cheeky smirk in place. His elbow moved up to rest on Cassius', crystal blue eyes focused on his senior. "n' I'm taking Cass with me." his attention was brought out of their little pretend family life by Khari and River's arrivals. Jakub couldn't help but chuckle to himself at how completely opposites their entrances were. How one place such as this ended up housing so many different personalities was beyond him. ” Shall I start us off, then? My summer was boring as all hell, went back to Rye, bought snakes in London. Nothing else out of the ordinary happened. It’s exactly what you would expect to happen. Next”

Jakub let out a soft snort as his feet took his across the spacious kitchen, right up to their fridge. "You've sure got a way with words, Cass. Ever thought of writing a novel?" he teased, as he normally did anytime Cassius was around, meanwhile his blue orbs searched every inch of the fridge for something good to eat. His mind traveled back to Katiana's invitation. And let's face it, getting good food wasn't his only reason for wanting to go, but it was the only reason he would be giving the Sigma boys in hopes of avoiding their usual unnecessary comments about his and Kat's relationship. "I'm gonna dip for a bit, boys. I've got some free food waiting for me at the Theta's."

To: Kat
MSG: Any food left? I'm vry hungry n having some serious Kat withdraws.

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Character Portrait: Katiana Brokenborough Character Portrait: Arden Jones Character Portrait: Annabelle Everett Character Portrait: Maddox Izumi Character Portrait: Abigail Chu Character Portrait: Alea Charles Character Portrait: Harry Robertson Character Portrait: Scarlett Coleman Character Portrait: Nari Lee Character Portrait: Brooks Sheppard Character Portrait: Eliza Hallman Character Portrait: River Patton
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Helping her little move in reminded Scarlett off her first move-in day. It could be described as tense at first, but became better later on. Her father canceled a week of his English classes in Italy just to help her move in. It was also the first time he would meet Scarlett's stepfather. The twins were left with a babysitter so it Scarlett's mother, her father, her stepfather, and her. The first meeting was very tense since her biological father and stepfather were sizing each other up. Mom was very neutral about her one night stand/father of her child. Jeffrey, her stepfather, was a traditional man so it upset him that Scarlett's birth father left the two of them and didn't take full responsibility. Her biological father was used to being the only man in her life, so that made him feel threatened. A competition began between the two of them. Scarlett and her mom didn't understand, must be a man thing. The two men would try to carry the most or argue over who would set up the lights or hang pictures. The whole thing was hilarious and it let Scarlett and her mom do some last minute shopping. They came back and everything was set up and two were laughing over something, and drinking beer. Scarlett doesn't know where they got the beer from, but the two men were best friends and her room was set up. It was a fond memory.

It was getting later in the day and many of the other girls made already moved in. Scarlett spied into the living room to see Annabelle and Katiana talking and snacking on the treats some of the upperclassmen got for the new residents. The older Thetas always try to do something nice for the freshman and sophomores. Dinner was coming up to and Scarlett was in charge of that. Pizza was perfect good her, but maybe they should do something a little nicer. A nearby Chinese restaurant gave special discounts to Thetas, because the owner used to be a Theta and Scarlett was known to come by at two in the morning for fried rice. Annabelle would love it since Chinese is a favorite. Katiana might want something else though. There's an iHop nearby, which is one of Katiana's favorite. "Hey girls! Do we want to order in from Mr. Chen's or go to iHop for dinner? We're not going immediately. I just wanted you all to think on it! If we order in, I think Kappa is doing is doing the same, so maybe a little get together with our sibling house!" Scarlett still needed to call in at home, Mom's orders. Plus, plenty of new texts needed to be answered and she needed to run her idea by Harry!


To: Second Best Doctor / Harry
Is the doctor in? ;P
Did your house plan on eating in tonight? Theta might be doing the same so would you like to have a little get with your favorite sorority? I'll buy dessert!




From: STUDY BUDDY <3 / Nari
You here yet? I'm coming to see you later on if that's alright.
To: STUDY BUDDY <3 / Nari
You are always welcome! We might be eating out or staying here. It's unknown, but I'll text you details! I missed you! How was your summer?


From: Trouble / River
You back on campus? I know you must be missing me at least a little...
To: Trouble / River
I've been on campus for a while. I plead the fifth on the last bit.



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Brooks couldn't help pacing as he wondered throughout the Beta house. He said hi and had a few conversations with some of the nicer guys, but it was only to be polite. Brooks knew he wasn't very popoular among the other brothers in the house. Most of them wouldn't give him a second glances if he hadn't been accepted. He wasn't pedigree like some of them or a legacy. He's heard stories that some of his Beta 'brothers' have been spreading behind his back. They say that not only is B.S. is his initials, but it's also the reason he was chosen for Beta. Rumors say that he was a charity case, accepted only to make the fraternity look better. Everyone knows he's adopted by his Uncle and his boyfriend, but Brooks said it was because his parents passed away when he was young. He'd rather be known as an orphan instead of a 'crack kid' like in elementary school. Hopefully, his lie won't come to the light. The Betas already think he's lower in status so that would be putting his at literal bottom of the totem pole. He knows he is only higher, because his Big is the President. Brooks still didn't understand, but luck chose him for some reason, only the coming year will tell.

"Home, sweet, home!" A familiar voice called out. Brooks was quick to hurry to the entrance. He knew that voice anywhere. It was the voice of someone he considered a friend. Maddox was one of the few great people in Beta. He didn't care about who Brooks was attracted too, though he would voice his opinion regardless. It was nice to have a friend in the house who was lax about his sexuality since all the others acted scandalized by his interested in the opposite gender.

"I'm glad you're here. No one interesting or nice is here." Brooks didn't care if the other Betas heard him. He knew what they said behind his back. "Want to do anything? I told Eliza I would help her unpack and I haven't seen Abigail yet so could we head over to Alpha?" Brooks desperately wanted to get out of the house. He needed cool people to be around. Speaking of cool people, he felt his phone vibrated.


From: Arden The Awesome
Hey, you on campus? How was your summer broski.
Okay. That was weird, ignore that please <3

To: Broski/Arden
It's now your new name on my phone so I guess we're both weird!
Summer was great! Although, my surf spot in Cali is now private. I learned that the hard way. Handcuffs are not fun, my friend. I'll give you more details later. I told Eliza I would help her move in. :(


From: Princess/Eliza
Can't tell if you're joking, but if you could come help me I'd be so grateful. I might even be nice.

To: Princess/Eliza
NICE! I've always wanted to see that. I'll be there soon. Maddox might be coming too.

From: Music Maker / Alea
Yeah, got here a few hours ago.
I have something for you from Jamaica, though you’ll need to come down here soon so you can enjoy it.
It’ll die soon, but I got it right before I headed to the airport so we got maybe 9 or 10 hours?

To: Music Maker / Alea
A gift for me? Awesome! I gotta help some of the Alphas move in, but I'll hurry.

From: Picasso/Annabelle
I'd definitely rather be drawing than unpacking. See you later?

To: Picasso/Annabelle
Sweetness! I did some sketches that I wanted to show you.

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Character Portrait: Nick Reyes Character Portrait: Deanna Amasio-Douglas Character Portrait: Katiana Brokenborough Character Portrait: Arden Jones Character Portrait: Annabelle Everett Character Portrait: Jasmine Mendoza Character Portrait: Maddox Izumi Character Portrait: Khari Owusu Character Portrait: Cassius Maestri Character Portrait: Abigail Chu Character Portrait: Jax King Character Portrait: Alea Charles Character Portrait: Cornelius Johnson Character Portrait: Harry Robertson Character Portrait: Katrina Amberly Character Portrait: Korinna Lopez Character Portrait: Theo Hoang Character Portrait: Jakub Darzi Character Portrait: Nathan Cohen Character Portrait: Scarlett Coleman Character Portrait: Nari Lee Character Portrait: Brooks Sheppard Character Portrait: Eliza Hallman Character Portrait: River Patton
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SATURDAY AUGUST 26TH || BACK-TO-SCHOOL BONFIRE || 9:15 PM
The significance of the Fulton University Back-to-School bonfire was that it was originally meant for one to cast into the flames the troubles of the year before; whatever it was that one felt was holding them back, whether it be a relationship they couldn't let go of on their own or anxieties that crippled them academically when all one needed to do was have faith, it needed to be thrown into flames. It was supposed to bring relief and that relief was found in throwing away the jacket an ex gave you or even a bracelet from a friendship you thought would never end. Don't let the alcohol and tomfoolery fool you. It was supposed to mean something and to some, it still does.

Nevertheless, each year the bonfire is hosted at the estate of an undisclosed sponsor - some believe it is an alumna, but until proven otherwise, take advantage of being in a mansion that most won't ever actually afford, #sorrynotsorry - where the beach property is mostly used for celebrations. Students also like to occupy the spacious home as there is a DJ inside, as well as inside, and food. Most have already arrived at this annual festive event filled with drunken hook-ups, wild dancing, tricks and the like while others are still on the way. At the end of the day, though, it's very rare that a night like this doesn't end in a fight or two, especially with the Greek organizations in attendance...

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Character Portrait: Nick Reyes Character Portrait: Katiana Brokenborough Character Portrait: Annabelle Everett Character Portrait: Harry Robertson Character Portrait: Scarlett Coleman Character Portrait: Nari Lee Character Portrait: River Patton
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Morning yoga for Scarlett was about as essential as coffee is for Finals Week. She started out every morning in the backyard of the Theta house. Sometimes the girls would join her and it'd be like an impromptu yoga class, but it was great for building moral among the girls. The girls always said that her little yoga sessions helped build positive vibes in the house so Scarlett saw no reason to stop. Little moments like these were precious to Scarlett, especially know that she's a senior. Soon, she'd be passing the baton to the next President. While graduating and med school was exciting, she would miss her time in the Theta house. It was like a second home to her and she wanted the next President to make it feel the same.

The rest of Scarlett's day was filled with checking in on the new members and helping some of the new girls choose an outfit for the bonfire tonight. The Theta's reputation on campus is a great one, but when a party comes around, most people expect the Thetas to stay locked in their house, studying and preparing for tests. Some girls do do that, but the Theta girls can enjoy a party just as well as the other sororities. A few girls needed advice on what looked good and if wearing a swimsuit with a cover-up was okay. It was naturally and Scarlett did her best to ease any anxiety among her new sisters. It wasn't until seven when she finally got to get ready herself. Scarlett did decide to wear a swimsuit under her clothes since it was a beach setting. Her cover-up consisted of a tribal crop top and black maxi skirt. Sandals as footwear since she'd be taking them off by the end of the night. To top it off, Scarlett kept her makeup simple and sweet. She smiled as she looked in the mirror. Tonight would be a night of fun and no drama. A sudden chirp from her phone distracted Scarlett from her positive thoughts. Speaking of drama, Scarlett sighed at the text from River. It wasn't as if he was a terrible person, but the idea of him didn't feel right. He was one of Jax's good friends and known for devious behavior. Even though her brain said don't respond, Scarlett typed out a response and sent some of her own texts.

To: Trouble / River
I'll be there! See ya there?

To: STUDY BUDDY <3 / Nari
Wanna meet up at the bonfire? I need my best girl!

To: Second Best Doctor / Harry
Ready to party like we just finished a twenty hour surgery? lol

To: Brother from Another Mother / Nick
I better see you at the bonfire! Save me a dance <3


Checking herself one last time, Scarlett made her way to her little and her little's roommate's room. She knocked on the door, not wanting to intrude in case they were changing. "Hey girls! Do you need any help getting ready for tonight? Or maybe a ride?"

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Character Portrait: Katiana Brokenborough Character Portrait: Khari Owusu Character Portrait: Jax King Character Portrait: Korinna Lopez Character Portrait: Jakub Darzi
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[justify]In all honesty, Katiana shouldn’t be nervous. She had already dealt with first party of the year jitters last year and should have already developed some kind of immunity to them. These parties weren’t that different from the ones Jake had managed to talk her into before they had even gotten to college; there were just more adultier young adults now and there was less of a concern that things would get shut down because there were more minors than legal adults. So, no, that wasn’t what heightened her anxiety. It wasn’t even the fact that she was approaching the Sigma house. If Jake was at a place and he wanted her there, best believe she was going there, regardless of who had what to say about it. But still, there was a difference between going to the Sigma house simply to hang out or wait for a friend to come out, and going to the Sigma house wearing pretty much a see-through get-up with a bikini underneath.

It honestly shouldn’t have bothered her much. Kat was pretty accustomed to not bothering to wear more than simple crop top or even bralette as the top for the day because she couldn’t be bothered with her usual timidity, or even under an open bomber just because the mood struck. However, at the moment, she couldn’t tell whether it was because she was anxious for Jake’s reaction or simply her being self-conscious with exposing a bit more than she would unless dance was involved. So, she made sure to text Jake as she approached the front door of the Sigma house, the sound of her sandals startlingly louder than the whoops or cheers she could hear from across campus from students getting ready to leave for the bonfire.

To: Jake
Im outside. Want me 2 get uber?

Just as Katiana saw the message was sent and had reached the Sigma porch, a pair of older Sigmas - seniors, if she remembered correctly - opened the front door and would’ve probably went about their business in exiting, but actually held the door for her. ”After you, babe,” the taller of the two said and Kat gave a small, appreciative smile as she entered the house. And chose obstinately to ignore the feeling that someone was staring at her from behind when the guys finally left and the door closed behind her. Jake just needed to come on, so they could leave and she could get the drink she was probably going to regret come morning.

Jakub rarely ever gave his outfits much thought. He was no fashionista, and though he more often than not managed to look like a full-course meal, it wasn’t because he actually tried. So ultimately, getting ready for the bonfire took all of twenty minutes. Fifteen, really, if you didn’t count the times he stopped to read or respond to text messages. Believe it or not, it had been awhile since Jake had been to an actual, legitimate party. The buzz of the excitement felt nice, and something he missed greatly. He could already hear the excitement of other students echoing throughout the streets and he promptly got to his feet, his footsteps taking him out of his room and into the hallway.

His original destination was the kitchen, but he stopped abruptly when the chime of a new message was heard. Somehow, he already knew who it was from before even needing to open it.

From: Kat
MSG: Im outside. Want me 2 get uber?

He smiled at his phone screen, quickly typing out a reply before he reached his big’s door, where Khari was already poised and attempting to get the king out of his royal chambers.

To: Kat
MSG: [color=##0000a0]Yes please :) On my way down[/color]

His smile quickly evaporated the moment he reached Khari, his eyes glancing over his senior before moving closer to the closed door. ”Jax, get your ass out here already. You’re going to look hideous no matter what you wear.”. After adding in his two cents, he gave Khari a quick nod. ”I'll meet you boys at the bonfire, I'm taking an uber with Kat.” he announced with a subtle smirk before continuing his way down to met his best friend. Every step feeling heavier than the other. This was all still so new to Jake, unexpected, and it completely threw off his groove. So much so that any phrase or word he planned on saying completely froze in the back of his throat the moment his eyes met Kat’s figure. ”Uh-” he came to a halt just a couple of feet away, looking over her for all of five seconds before his gaze switched to the two SIgma’s hovering by the front door. He frowned immediately, eyes instinctively narrowing in their general direction. ”What are you two looking at? Move along!”

Kat probably had to glance upwards twice when she heard someone bound down the stairs, but the third time was the charm because soon enough, Jake had arrived. That alone was enough to make her beam up at him...until she noted his expression. ”Wh-what?” She asked, looking down at her outfit for a brief moment before her eyes rose back to his. The self-consciousness crept back into her belly, sending a flutter of nervousness she could feel all the way to her toes. It didn’t help when Jake snapped at the two Sigmas that Kat honestly thought had left already. The awareness of their presence made her skin prickle. ”Think this is a bit much? I guess, I could change, yeah?”

Jakub bit his lower lip to keep from saying anything else to the Sigma pair as they exited the house. They hadn’t done anything really. At the very least not a thing that any normal male wouldn’t do, but something about it irked Jake to the moon and back. The thought of other guys looking at Katiana in that certain way made his skin itch. Because she was like a sister...or so he had to tell himself over and over again. He had the right to be protective, and he had convinced himself that his reasons were valid, even if they weren’t true. ”Nah” he finally responded, the right side of his lips quirking upward into his signature half-smile Kat had probably come to know very well by now. ”You’ll just have to deal with your bodyguard, Jakub, for the rest of the night.” he added. He glanced over his shoulder, making sure there was no Sigma eavesdropping on their conversation, or he would surely never hear the end of it later. ”And if you’re going to go home with some asshole, you better make sure he gets my permission first!” he stated, though what he really wanted to say remained in his throat. You better not be going home with any guy unless it’s me.

Traitorously, Kat’s pulse fluttered when Jake gave his signature smile, which was more devastating than it had the right to be. Quietly swallowing down any instinct to actually appraise his appearance for the night because honestly, Kat was having enough of a struggle as it was with his display of protectiveness making her just a touch giddy, she only rolled her eyes at him, grinning. ”Yeah, whatever,” she replied cheekily, biting her lower lip as she set to ordering their uber. Once things were selected, she added, ”Uber’ll be here in five minutes. We should head outside. Got everything?” Kat wouldn’t be herself if she hadn’t brought one of her smaller bags. It was big enough to fit a towel inside along with her charger, and a few other essentials that could help any of her friends even if they didn’t help her. Let it be said that Kat never didn’t come prepared, even if it meant toting around a handbag at a party.


Jakub chuckled softly at the sound of the question, because Kat already knew he wasn’t the type to carry around anything aside from his cell phone. And even that sometimes was abandoned somewhere. ”No, I don’t.” he said, casually sliding an arm around Kat’s shoulders to turn her in the direction of the Sigma house’s front door. Even if the action made his heart pause for a fraction of a millisecond, he surely didn’t show it. ”But I’m pretty sure you do, so let’s go.” he urged, hoping to get out of the house before any of the other boys caught up to them. As much as he loved them all, anytime Kat was around, they were known to be a bit much. They could catch their own uber to the party if they wanted to. The weather out was perfect for the occasion. Jakub noticed as soon as they set foot outside the large estate. He turned to Kat, lips poised to make another comment about how he would beat any guy’s ass that even attempted to look at her the wrong way, but a soft chime coming from his phone stopped him. Jakub wasn’t in the least bit surprised to find it was a message from Kory.

His lips quirked upwards as he read before turning his attention back to Kat. ”Kory’s already warning me about not starting any trouble. I can be responsible, ya know?” Katiana giggled then, more than comfortable under his arm. Too comfortable, if you asked her on a bad day, or asked the swarm of butterflies that decided that her stomach was the perfect location for their new residence. But at the moment, she decided to bask in it since she was sure any other girl who wanted Jake would, leaning into him as they headed out. Without wanting to, Kat found herself admiring the side of her face just a little when Jake’s attention was diverted to his phone, smile softer on her face than it had no reason to. She couldn’t help it. Besides, she might have been pathetically obvious to anyone else, but at least not to him. That would be mortifying.

At his question, she playfully put on a thinking face, tapping her lower lip while she was at it before inquiring cheekily, ”I mean, yeah, but what’d be my purpose if not to help make sure you stay responsible?” Her own phone chimed then and Kat glanced down, brow furrowing just slightly when she noted the information Uber provided. ”Uber said we’re pulling with a guy named Brian. He’s getting picked up around here somewhere, shouldn’t be that much longer,” she said it with a lilt of optimism, but there was a disappointment underneath that Kat couldn’t exactly deny.

Picking Uberpool was the cheaper option and it always came with the risk that she’d have to ride with another individual who possibly had a guest, but the gamble was usually worth it. It seemed, though, that now that she actually wanted to enjoy the ride without unnecessary others, either Uber or - as her brain dramatically supplied - the universe was against her. She could deal, sure, but she had liked the idea of them riding out together and it just being her and Jake. With how busy her schedule seemed like it would be, and how much the Sigmas usually got into during the school year from what she saw last year, some part of her feared that they wouldn’t have many times where their schedules lined up. Kat wasn’t dependent on Jake’s presence, but she loved it. He was her best friend and even if a very loud, very traitorous part of her wanted more, being her best friend meant longing for alone just as she would occasionally want when it came to Annabelle or Alea.

Surely Jakub hadn’t meant to pout, he truly didn’t, but a small. (or rather large) part of him was instantly bummed by the announcement that he and Kat wouldn’t be riding to the bonfire alone. He quickly switched the pout into an expression of skepticism. ”Brian, huh? I don’t like him already.” the sigma muttered, his thumbs hovering over the keys as he contemplated whether to send a response Kory’s way or not. Call him over-protective, or what Jakub’s own mind refused to call it, jealousy, but he couldn’t help but imagine all the different ways this ride with β€œBrian” could go. He slipped his phone back to his pocket, eyebrows knitting together as he pointed a warning finger towards Kat’s face. ”If he so much as looks at you the wrong way, I’ll chop off an arm.” his voice was low, but playful, letting Kat know that he wasn’t being serious. At least not entirely, even if he did throw a couple more warnings her way before the Uber finally arrived.

Kat snorted and replied, sarcastic, ”Yeah, sure you will big guy.” She ignored the way Jake’s proclamation made her heart skip a beat by exiting out of the Uber app to get to her snapchat, tapping the screen so that they were the ones in the screen and not the surrounding scenery. ”Say hi to snap, Jake,” she demanded grinningly, moving the camera goofily while making a face. ”On our way to the bonfire,” she quickly announced to the screen and added, jerking her head in Jake’s direction, ”Gonna see how long this jerk right here abandons me for the rest of the night.” The smirk on her face remained playful, but Kat was definitely going to post everything on snapchat just because she knew the face Jake was going to make due to her words would be too amusing for her not to have on some form of social media.

Soon enough, a dark blue Honda CR-V pulled up just as her phone chimed that their Uber was approaching, and Katiana exclaimed, ”Oh cool, right on time.” A moment later, and she pondered aloud, peering up at Jakub, ”Do you know who’s already there?” She could already see the outline of another being in the backseat from outside of the tinted windows, which made her smile dim just a bit. She wasn’t exactly over her disappointment, after all. Nevertheless, she pulled the back door open, confirmed that she was the one who had summoned the Uber and that her driver was who he was, before beginning to climb into it, anxious to get the ride over with.

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Alea Charles


||Location|| Fulton University; Zeta house
||Dialog Color|| #FFCE8A
||Thought Color|| #FFADAD
||Outfit|| X



The rest of the night was a blur honestly. She remembered Kori coming home and eating a lot of greasy food, everyone sharing their stories about the summer and Alea giving the rest of her sisters their gifts she brought back with her. What she doesn't remember is when she actually got to her bed once more. All she knows i that she woke up not wanting to move; and so she didn't. She drifted between sleep and consciousness for what felt like hours before her bladder screamed at her to get up and even then she sat in her bed for another 20 minutes before actually getting up and wandering to the bathroom.

By the time she was out of the bathroom it was... pretty late. She had to squint her eyes to focus on the clock on her phone, to make sure she didn't read it long. 3:30 huh? Good thing she didn't have classes or anything. Was there anything happening today actually? She honestly couldn't remember at first, but the texts piling up in her phone reminded her real quick.

From: Flirty Idiot #1
You & your girls coming tonight? Wouldn't be a party without the Zetas ;)

From: King
The lovely ladies of Zeta better show themselves! I expect the best of my favorite sorority!

From: Siren
See ya at the bonfire? I need my favorite Zeta!


Oh yeah the bonfire, she almost forgot that was going on. Her bed seemed more attractive at the moment than socializing and potentially running into people she rather not talk to. But getting to dance with her friends and not having to worry about her
family trying to set her up with one of them quickly won out.

To: Flirty Idiot #1/ Khari
Msg: You're right it wouldn't be. Make sure to save me a dance~

To: King/ Jax
Msg: Of course! wouldn't dream on missing it.

To: Siren/ Brooks
Msg: Yep! I'll be there.
Msg: We both forgot the present it seems.
Msg: I was going to give you a thing of Luminous Lagoon water but it's stopped glowing.
Msg: Good thing I made something in case that happened.


She would bring everyone's gifts with her there and give them out there but a bonfire is not the place to be giving out gifts. They could get lost, or worse, destroyed. She'll just have to remember to hand them out later. Ugh, remembering... not her strong suit. With nine hours to kill, Alea spent most of the time combing her hair still tangled from sleeping while watching videos online and snacking before getting ready. She took her time, lounging in the bath and singing to herself while she did her makeup; nothing much seeing as it would be night and she'll be next to a fire, but some gloss and liner. She didn't think too much about her clothes either, just a black bralette bikini and shorts with a much too large black mesh shirt and wedges. It was something simple that she would usually wear on the island so she saw nothing wrong with it for a bonfire.

By the time she was ready it was 20 minutes before the shuttles left, and while she could probably ask one of her sisters for a ride, she'd rather have a few more minutes to her sober self before she got illegally wasted. Her head bobbed to the music blasting from her earplugs, as she scrolled through her phone deciding on texting Kat who texted her during her food coma.

Katty/ Katiana
Msg: Hey girl! I'm great!
Msg: Sorry for the late reply. I died for a moment there.
Msg: I hope my lovely Kat comes to the bonfire~







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Cassius Maetri


||Location|| Fulton University; Sigma house
||Dialog Color|| #9a763d
||Thought Color|| #e4ad32
||Outfit|| X



The sun was already setting by the time Cassius left his room. He's been up since noon tending to his snakes and reading at his desk, lounging in one of his suits as always. He knew today was the bonfire and while he should've been looking through his plethora of suits to find something suitable for a beach bonfire and mansion he was sitting there...killing time in leisure. There was no reason for it. He could very well stress and waste his energy and patience looking for clothes, but he decided to relax and save all that up for the people he will have to rub elbows with. How draining. Still, he was going to go. He was still hindered by the frustration of home to not go and look for a little thing to relieve himself, and who was he to turn down a chance of some fun?

When he did finally leave his room, he made a beeline for the shower, before taking his time again, the water going cold by the time he left the stall, before once again retreating in his room. The lack of an adjoint bathroom was frustrating at best. There wasn't much he had in his closet that would fit into the theme this party had so he didn't even bother looking into it and went straight to the drawers to pull out his more rarely worn clothes before settling on a simple pale and colorful striped button up and linen shorts in case he felt like swiming; definitely not his usual attire but not bad.

By the time he walked out into the hall, the other boys were finishing up too Jax and Khari bantering in the president's doorway with Jake leaving in quite a fluster. "Yes girls, you're both pretty. Are you going to sleep together or shall we find more participants?" He butted in arching a brow over the rim of his glasses before continuing to the living room," four out of five will be carpooling them; unless River also decides to find his own ride."