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Marcus Vanderbilt

"I bet your even more beautiful when you smile... See, I told you."

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a character in “Fulton University: Rush Week Begins”, as played by .euphoria.

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{β€œWould you destroy Something perfect in order to make it beautiful?”― Gerard Way }
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|Full Name|

Marcus Arthur Vanderbilt-Jackson

|Nickname|

Arthur {Common}, Arty {Most common}, Marcus, Vanderbilt {By guys and teammates}

|Birthday|

August 15th, 1995

|Age|

Nineteen {19} years old

|Sign|

Leo

|Nationality//Ethnicity|

50% African American {Mother} | 20% Dominican {Father} | 30% African American {Father}

|Hometown|

Detroit, Michigan {newborn-2}, Blount Island Command Marine Base, Jacksonville, Florida {2-10} | Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Yuma, Arizona {10-18} | Miami, Florida {18-present}

|Sexuality|

Questioning if Bisexual

|Major : Minor|

Computer Engineering : None

|Grade : House|

Sophomore : Kappa Alpha







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{β€œWhat you do, the way you think, makes you beautiful.”― Scott Westerfeld, Uglies }





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|Height and Weight|


6'2 and 160 lbs.


|Build|


Muscular


|Glasses or Contacts?|


Yes. Mostly wears his contacts but, will wear his glasses in the house.


|Face Shape|


Oblong


|Skin Tone|


Mocha


|Hair Color | Hairstyle|


Naturally dark, dark brown looks close to black and like to keep it short and clean


|Eye Color|


Light brown with hazel swirls


|Scars? Markings? Tattoos? Piercings?|


He has a small scar in the middle of his two eyebrows, he doesn't really remember how he got it to be honest. All of a sudden, one day his dad just pointed it out to him. He has a few birthmarks on his body like on his right hand, left thigh, and on the corner of his lip on the left side. Other than that, he doesn't have any piercings or tattoos because he knows his father would kill him if he came home with anything along those lines.


|Physical Disabilities|


He has a limp in his right leg from a car accident he was in on his 16th birthday, but it is not too noticeable anymore like it used to be.







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{β€œThis thing about you that you think is your flaw - it's the reason I'm falling in love with you.”― Colleen Hoover, Slammed }







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|{Good personality traits?}|

βœ” Courteous βœ” Affectionate βœ” Easygoing βœ” Hardworking βœ” Disciplined βœ” Conciliatory βœ” Dedicated βœ” Loyal βœ” Neat and Organized βœ” Humorous βœ” Self-sufficient βœ” Scholarly βœ” Rational βœ” Lovable

|{Bad Personality Traits?}|

✘ Shy : Timid ✘ Anxious ✘ Critical ✘ Hesitant ✘ Passive ✘ Prim ✘ Repressed ✘ Transparent : A Terrible Liar ✘ Particular ✘ Competitive ✘ Discouraged ✘ Skeptical ✘ Pessimistic

|{Greatest Joys In Life?}|

β–ͺ His father and making his proud β–ͺ Being in the air : Being in planes β–ͺ Being with his fraternity brothers and his other friends β–ͺ Running track β–ͺ A good home cooked meal β–ͺ Making people smile and/or laugh and making girls' blush with compliments β–ͺ Kisses on the cheek β–ͺ

|{Greatest fears?}|

β–ͺ Failing his father β–ͺ Never meeting his mom β–ͺ Failing out of college β–ͺ Huge messes (They give him anxiety) β–ͺ Never getting a good career β–ͺGoing to prison for any reason β–ͺ

|{Life Philosophy?}|

β–ͺβ€œI am America. I am the part you won't recognize. But get used to me. Black, confident, cocky; my name, not yours; my religion, not yours; my goals, my own; get used to me.” ― Muhammad Ali β–ͺ


|{Personality?}|

A Dreamer,Idealist, and optimistic: Ocassionally
Opinionated: Sometimes
Stubborn and Proud: Rarely
Quiet and Shy:Often
Friendly:Often to Always
Broken, afraid, and scared: Seldom
Affectionate: Often
Risk-Taking: Rarely
Anxious: Often to Always
Passive: Sometimes
Hardworking : Often to Always
Loyal : Always
Doubtful and insecure: Often
Disciplined: Often
Flirtatious: Rarely
Freethinking: Always
Honest: Often
Loyal: Always
A Romantic: Always
Competitive: Often {Doesn't show it.}
Courteous and Polite : Always
Charming: Most times {Doesn't even mean to be.}
Determined and A Fighter: Often







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{β€œIf you want to discover the true character of a person, you have only to observe what they are passionate about.” ― Shannon L. Alder }







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|{Likes}|


β–² Making people smile and blush β–² His father β–² Theta Chi β–² Kappa Alpha β–² Fulton β–² Running track β–² Winning β–² Computers β–² Fixing things for people β–² Girls who are the 'HBIC' or know what they want β–² MMA β–² His fraternity brothers β–² 90's cartoons {Rugrats, Rocko's Modern Life, Rocket Power, and The Wild Thornberrys} β–² The Nostalgia Critic β–² Partying every once and a while β–² Brunettes β–² Making sarcastic, dark jokes β–² Working out with his music blasting β–² Robotics β–² Tattoos on other people β–² Family β–² Black coffee β–² Swimming, surfing, the ocean, etc. β–² Accents {esp. Southern and Spanish ones} β–² Marvel superheroes







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{β€œI don't hate you.. I just don't like that you exist” ― Gena Showalter, Seduce the Darkness }







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|{Dislikes}|


β–Ό People making fun of his house β–Ό His mother for leaving β–Ό Confrontations β–Ό When people don't think things over β–Ό People coming to him time and time again over the same issue β–Ό Musicals β–Ό Conformity β–Ό Cigarettes and drugs β–Ό Cheaters, liars, and players β–Ό Fights and instigate them β–Ό Most social networking sites β–Ό DC Comics β–Ό Assumptions β–Ό Jokes about his last name β–Ό Losing β–Ό Being called Marcus, for the most part β–Ό People who don't respect boundaries β–Ό People moving his things in his room β–Ό Overly loud people β–Ό Drama and Drama starters β–Ό Overly hairy animals that shed over all his stuff







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{β€œThis thing about you that you think is your flaw - it's the reason I'm falling in love with you.”― Colleen Hoover, Slammed }







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|{Childhood/Family Life}|

Arty doesn't know much about his life back in Detroit, all he really knows is that his mother and father were both sixteen at the time and his mom wanted to get an abortion, but somehow Luke changed her mind and Marcus was brought into the world. And for two years, it seemed fine. That is until his mother left him in a house alone while his father was at a class. Maria parents left her on her own once she turned eighteen and Luke's parents were around but didn't have the money to help out as much as they wanted to. The only reason Luke got into college was because of a full ride scholarship for track and field. So, in order to start his life over, Luke joined the Marines and found him and his two year old son in Florida. Because of the Marines, Luke grew up much faster and was able to finally be a father to his son. The rest was pretty much history, growing up it was Luke and Marcus against the world. He loved his father and still has a great, almost brother-like relationship with him. But, Luke never lets Arty forget that he's the father and what he says go and he'll accept nothing but utmost perfection. There was once during Arty's junior year in high school, his mother was in their house waiting to talk. He only talked to her for six minutes before she walked out on them again. She wanted nothing more than to see how he turned out, that he became a good guy and when she did. She just sort of left without another word. As much as Marcus wants to hate his mom, he just can't. He knows if she truly tried and wanted a relationship with him, he would try to make it work.
{Luke Vanderbilt ~ Father {35} : Maria Jackon ~ Mother {35} : Analiese Vanderbilt ~ Cousin {18 : Freshmen rushing at Fulton}}

|{Thoughts on Greek Life?}|

He never really had his heart set on being in a fraternity, but when he got to Fulton and saw how close Kappa was to one another. How they treated each other like brothers, he liked it a lot and since he never had brothers growing up or a ton of friends. He thought it would be a great idea, and so far he has adored it esp. with his brothers being the way they are. Asked for the other houses, he has always had an attraction to girls who know what they want meaning, he does like the Alpha girls but whenever he gets around them especially ones he has feelings for, he just gets all flustered and adorable. The Thetas are easily the easiest to get along with and end up being... really comfortable with. They're sweet and smart and well, most of them are really gorgeous (He used to have a huge crush on Poppy). Asked for the Zetas and Sigmas, are the ones he stays away from the most. They love to party and drink and while Arty has his days of partying and drinking, most times he likes to stay away from all that craziness. But, there is no house that he can't stand more than the Betas. Unlike Sigma, they're not crazy and fun. They're not smart and kind like Kappa... They're just arrogant, entitled assholes for the most part.

|{Plans for after college?}|

To get a job working for a huge computer company like Microsoft or Google. But, he also likes the idea of working on more interesting things like video games. Other than that, he plans to move to move to either Los Angeles, Manhattan, or even move to Europe just for a new type of adventure. He talks about moving to London a lot to his brothers, but he is still wondering if its worth it. He hasn't thought about romance much and for now only wants to figure what and who he likes...







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{β€œNever say goodbye because goodbye means going away and going away means forgetting.” ― J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan }







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❣Roleplayed by BleedingLover {Call me Jinny ^_^}❣


❣Face Claim: Keith Powers❣



So begins...

Marcus Vanderbilt's Story

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Characters Present

Character Portrait: Elysia Hanta Character Portrait: Naomi Malone-Bell Character Portrait: Karma Cohen Character Portrait: Miles Ganas Character Portrait: Amelia Park Character Portrait: Sebastian Collins Character Portrait: Poppy Montgomery Character Portrait: Christian Ambrosia Character Portrait: Alexandri Evans Character Portrait: Thatcher Nieuwveld Character Portrait: Antonio Juarez Character Portrait: Bennett Atkins Character Portrait: Emerson Kim Character Portrait: Daniel Beake Character Portrait: Sierra Lewis Character Portrait: Kyle Jagger Character Portrait: Emery Ravens Character Portrait: Jack Reynolds Character Portrait: Paige Jones Character Portrait: Grace Drexler Character Portrait: Zoey Brady Character Portrait: Kellin D'amato Character Portrait: Marcus Vanderbilt Character Portrait: Sam Shepherd Character Portrait: Austin Lein Character Portrait: Delilah Young Character Portrait: Addyson Riley Character Portrait: Andrew Drexler

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The campus was alive with excitement, anxiety, nerves, and anticipation. A new school year had begun the second students began moving back onto campus, but now, it finally seemed to hit them. For some, it was their final year at the beloved Fulton University, one of the top universities in the country. For others, it was their first year. Either way, there was a sort of buzz all around campus, a tingle each and every student felt as they greeted this year of opportunities and adventure. And what better way to start it all off than with the one thing on everybody's mind - Rush Week. Granted, these would only be the preliminary rounds, but who knows what could happen on the very first day...






As the track slowly moved to its conclusion and after receiving a nod from one of her favorite radio partners, Naomi officially turned the dial for the sound down, speaking into her microphone clearly with her ever present and rich British lilt. "That was 2 On by Tinashe, the best song of Summer 2014. You heard it here at Fulton U Hot 103.4." Ronnie, or Ronald when he was in their political science class with Dr. Skarsgaard who truly did not care for pleasantries or students, much less, grinned at her making a face at him for pressing one of the controls, which caused a squelching sound appear just after she finished her sentence. He played too much sometimes and she had half the mind to reach over the table of controls that separated them just to swat him on the head, but opted against it. She had to go soon anyway. She rolled her eyes at him before continuing, "This is your girl Nomi, NomiIzMe, and I'm about to turn everything over to my co-host, RonnieB. Don't get forget to holla at your girl at the beautiful Zeta Nu Delta House stand at the 2014 Fulton University Activities Fair. Hope to see you all there." With a mock salute and her favorite mix of India Arie and a beat from DJ Mustard, Naomi spelled her own exit and turned everything over to Ronnie, nodding to him as she set down her headset before exiting the large recording area.

Once outside in the busy hallway, she hoisted her bag over her shoulder and made her way through the crowd, the gold of her Zeta Nu Delta custom-made bracelet catching a glint from the sun, which peeked in through the barely closed blinds of one of the hallway windows. Smirking to herself as she saw a few noticeable freshmen males whispering to themselves and glancing over at her, she twirled a few strands of hair with her pointer finger, shooting them a sultry grin accompanied by a wink before turning the corner. The move was harmless and judging by an exclamation followed by a quiet roar of excitement from where they had, it had the desired effect. She didn't mess around with freshmen guys and never would, but it definitely was fun toying with them. Not that she would ever lead them on or anything of that nature, but flirting was harmless. Besides, she wouldn't be a true Zeta if she didn't have a bit of a flirt in her. A more genuine smile flitted across her face at the thought of her girls and without hesitation, Naomi whipped out her phone to text them just as she pulled into one of the many bathrooms on the first floor to simply check on her image.

To: Zoey, Amelia, Sierra
Omw 2 the booth. 1 of u better b there

Naomi wasn't particularly worried about any of the girls showing up late, she decided, as the text was sent. She had already specified that one of the other sophomores would set up with some of the baked goods Naomi had made the night before. She slid her phone into her back pocket before primping her hair. She had chosen one of her more fun outfits for the day. It was eye-catching enough to remind everyone that she was a fashionable woman, but simple enough to not do too much in. Naomi could be a lot of things, but she wasn't that much of a show-off. Besides, that tomboyish edge was her thing and she always had to make sure it was on point. After reapplying the natural-looking shade of pink lip gloss on her lips and that her hair was still on point, she gave herself one more appraisal before leaving the bathroom and heading out to one of the larger grassy areas of Fulton University, where the Activities Fair was to take place. Every year, the location changed and she actually preferred the area they chose for this year. It was spacious and open, and left room for some of the campus' more physically active organizations to show off. It was like a tame Zeta/Sigma party, except without the booze and heavy grinding. Just a paid DJ and everyone weaning out their favorites.

Once outside, it didn't take her long to get to her booth, which was closer to the Sigma table. She frowned a bit when she didn't see Miles yet and decided to find her favorite Sigma, setting her bag down beside her chosen chair and taking a seat. Folding one smooth leg over the other, she grinned at the Zeta who had watched the table in her absence before pulling out her phone to text Miles and her other best friend.

To: Miles
Slacking on your pres duties?

To: Sam
U better not b sleep

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Character Portrait: Elysia Hanta Character Portrait: Emery Ravens Character Portrait: Marcus Vanderbilt Character Portrait: Andrew Drexler

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Emery loves mornings. Always has, even when he was a little kid. There's just something about being able to watch the sun rise, all orange and bright up there. And going back to college didn't change this addiction whatsoever. He was up at five thirty this morning, ready to start an exciting rush week - and his first week as president of Kappa Alpha. Right after he woke up, he made himself a heaping plate of chocolate protein pancakes, watched the sun come up on his balcony, and hopped in the shower. He didn't want to take too long, because there were still preparations that needed to happen for the fair today. He got dressed, did his hair, and was completely ready by six thirty. No one else seemed to be awake yet, but that wouldn't last much longer on his watch.

"Rise and shine, boys!" Emery yelled into the telephone that controlled the loud speaker in the frat house. It was installed by last year's president, Ravi Cheever. It projected whatever was said into the telephone (located in the president's bedroom) to all the boys' rooms, the kitchen, and the living room. It was super helpful when everyone was asleep, because it always sounded louder than the person talking actual was. "Everyone's gotta be at the stand in one hour. No slackers today, fellas. And I need five guys to help carry tables and food."

The Kappa boys were usually very helpful when it came to this kind of thing. There was quite a lot to be carried to the fair. Luckily, the Kappa house is closest to that area of campus, only about a five minute walk. Emery and his brothers carried two tables, a grill, and five coolers of food and beverages. On the menu today was seafood: shrimp, lobster, crab, etc. Lee, a junior Kappa, had an uncle who was a fisherman off the coast of Connecticut. So, all the meat was free. They also had close to three hundred cans of pop, five dozen red velvet brownies made by Emery himself, and a cooler of virgin Bloody Marys for all the incoming freshmen, and whoever else stopped by the table.

When everything was situated, a bit of stress was taken off of Emery's shoulders. Posters were hung, the grills were lit, and music was playing in the background. The Kappa table was set up right next to the Alphas. Not exactly Emery's first choice spot, but it was better than being by the Betas. He would rather be stationed next to the Thetas, that's for sure. He put Lee on grilling duty, and decided to wander around the tables to check out all the other houses' progress.

He stopped at the Alpha stand first, since it was the closest. Elysia and some of the other girls were sitting around their booth, looking dapper as ever in their usual green and pink get-ups. He didn't want to admit it, but the display, and the girls themselves, looked good. He knew talking to Elysia would be weird, considering their rocky past, but he hadn't seen her at all in the past couple of months since school got out. So he decided to strike up a conversation, not knowing where it would go. "Your booth looks nice. Got any food I can try while my boys are grilling up ours? I don't usually settle for second best, but I guess I'll have to this time," he teased. He knew that they weren't close anymore, but Elysia could take a joke better than some people.


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Character Portrait: Naomi Malone-Bell Character Portrait: Poppy Montgomery Character Portrait: Alexandri Evans Character Portrait: Emery Ravens Character Portrait: Grace Drexler Character Portrait: Marcus Vanderbilt Character Portrait: Andrew Drexler

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Andrew was already awake when he Emery used the intercom to wake everyone up. He was always a heavy sleeper but since he went to bed at a fairly early hour the previous night, he had no problem waking up at seven this morning. In an effort to get back into his school-year routine, he started his day off with a freshly brewed cup of black coffee and stopped by the campus cafe for a chocolate chip muffin. Upon his return to the Kappa house, he took a brisk cold shower and dressed in a simple navy polo, khaki shorts and Sperry boat shoes. Although he wasn't into dressing flashy for such a casual event, he also didn't want to look like he was ready to head to the beach. The Kappa Alpha house may not have been as image-obsessed as the Beta fraternity, but they had pride in the way they presented themselves too.

When it was time to start setting up their booth, Andrew chose to help carry the drink coolers. His parents had sponsored the beverages, which even he was surprised about. The relationship he had with them was nearly nonexistent. When he returned home from school breaks, he was essentially ignored by the pair and just as he was during the school year, by his sister Grace as well. This summer had been slightly different though, since his parents were nearly convinced that Poppy was his girlfriend, which meant that he had finally "gotten past his gay phase" and was going to settle down with a pretty, smart girl. He didn't bother correcting them, because he honestly appreciated being treated decently for once. Plus, his parents spent most of the summer travelling so he didn't even bump into them at their Hamptons summer home more than a couple of times over the two months. They had already given him the money for the Activities Fair event by the time that Grace informed them that Poppy was nothing more than a friend to him, and their relationship fell back to being rocky at best.

As students began to populate the courtyard, Andrew assumed that it was probably nearing 11:30. Emery headed off to check out the neighboring stations so Andrew took a seat in front of their table and greeted any passerby's. He was enjoying getting to know some of the freshman but was also anxious to reunite with some friends too. After finishing a conversation with a freshman, he stood up and nodded to Marcus, the Kappa standing closest to him. "I'm going to go check everything out. Be back in a little," he explained before heading off. Their booth was situated next to the Alpha's. Although he hadn't had a chance to talk to Elysia since returning to Fulton, he saw conversing with Emery and Emerson and just gave a passing wave as he headed past them. He continued past the Beta booth and then stopped in front of the Theta Chi section. He caught a glimpse of his sister hurrying past him, but as if they were strangers, neither acknowledged the other. It still brought a knot to his stomach but he was used to the way they interacted by now. He didn't expect anything more from her.

When he stepped closer to the Theta booth, he found Poppy chatting with Naomi and a boy who he assumed to be a freshman. "Good morning, sunshine," he smiled at Poppy as he stepped past Naomi and the boy and towards Poppy. He greeted Lianne and Giselle before turning back to Poppy and nudging her shoulder. "Who's the boy?" he quietly inquired. Although he had missed whatever Alexandri had said to Naomi, he could tell that something was going on between the two. Why would he be standing a Theta booth without good reason, anyway?

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Characters Present

Character Portrait: Poppy Montgomery Character Portrait: Emery Ravens Character Portrait: Paige Jones Character Portrait: Kellin D'amato Character Portrait: Marcus Vanderbilt Character Portrait: Andrew Drexler Character Portrait: Giselle Elingston-Donaldson

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Poppy handed a paper to a tall girl, almost as tall as her who had asked for one. She smiled and pointed her towards the booth before turning back to Andy as he spoke. "That girl is going to turn your house upside down next year," She nudged him softly as she chuckled and shook her head. "Stop, she'll learn to reign it back a bit. She's just a little... straightforward. But, I know she'll make a perfect president. I mean, she's everything a president should be; smart, caring, popular, loyal, and her being one of the most gorgeous girls on campus doesn't hurt either." She joked before continuing. "And, if she goes to far, at least you'll be here." Seeing the gaggle of girls walking from the opposite direction, Poppy grabbed on the Andy's arm and pulled him out of the way before he ran into them. She let go of his arm before speaking. "Now Andrew, I don't know how many times I've told ya this. But, pay attention." She poked his forehead before laughing.

"I'm not in the seafood mood, so I'm going to see if I can grab a burger from the Betas. Now, we can get you something from their booth, or we can get something from mine, but either way, you're eating something." She sighed before she looked to the sky and groaned. "I told you, I'm fine. Now stop mothering me, that Ellie's job." She smirked as the walked towards the large crowd in front of the Alpha table. And all of a sudden, she looked back towards the Theta to see it busy but, not as busy as the Alphas or Zetas. People always told her she should stop comparing herself and her house to the others but, she couldn't help it. She was the President this year and if they don't make a record number of pledges like she planned, she was going to feel awful about it. And then there was the thought that maybe, the president from last year, Finn made a mistake leaving Theta Chi into the hands of Poppy and should have given it to Poppy's roommate and fellow senior, Emilia. She was popular and sweet, funny and beautiful and well, most of the things Poppy thought she, herself lacked in. Emmy had. No matter how many times people thought she was crazy, the doubt was always there. But, for the moment all those thoughts went away when she looked away from the Thetas' table and looked down Andrew intertwining his hand with hers.

She bit back a smile and tried her best to hide the blush forming on her face. And it didn't help that they were getting pushed closer and closer to one another from people bumping into them as they walked through the crowd. When they finally made it to the other side of the group, Poppy took a deep breath before breathing out. "God, I hate crowds." She stated before clearing her throat and looked back towards Andy who had stopped walking when he saw Emery. She offered him a smile as she just listened to Andy talk to him about their table. Poppy felt her phone vibrate in the pocket of her Theta jacket before raising an eyebrow. She put the fliers in her bag as she reached into her pocket to see a text from Naomi. She smiled as she opened it and text her right back.

To : Naomi

Count me and Ellie in! :)


Poppy sent the message before slipping her phone back in her pocket and grabbing the fliers back out of her bag. Right when she zipped her bag back up, she heard Andy's nickname for her and looked back towards her best friend and other close friend. "Little Miss Sunshine here needs to eat something, but I'll be over in a few to help out," She just smirked as he nudged her, before rolling her eyes and shaking her head. "Whatever, I don't need to eat anything. You're just making me." She corrected him. "But, I'm kind of in the mood for some seafood and then I'm going head back to the Thetas, okay? But, meet me after the fair because you're going to the beach with me and the Thetas before the jamboree." She poked him in the chest with a smile on her face as she looked up at him before letting go of his hand and walking towards the Kappa table where Arty was smiling over at the pair. Oh, here we go."






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She watched as Popdrew walked off with one another before turning towards Kellin who had started talking to her. "Thanks Giselle, I really don't get how you do all this hair stuff. I can dye it, wash it and brush it that's about it," She tilted her head with a cocky smile on her face before speaking. "What can I say. I'm gifted in more ways than one." Giselle lost her smile for a second as Amelia walked up to the table and crouched down next to Kellin but, the second she saw the Asian girl kiss the Theta she just smirked before seeing Paige come over. Late, of course. Giselle was the one that hated tardiness, not Poppy. The whole, be there by a certain time or else, was all her. Poppy was too free wheeling, hell she was on the verge of being a pushover and Ellie would be damned before letting anyone push her best friend, the girl who was pretty much her sister around.

"Pops is going to kill me if she finds out how late I was. But I totally slept in, I swear. How are things going?" Giselle scoffed as she shook her head softly before looking over to Paige aka Poppy's little 'prodigy'. Even though, Giselle knew no one would ever take her place in Poppy's heart, she hated that she was getting so damn close to Paige. Stating how she was already 'President material'. "Oh please, I set the time to be here. Not Pops and even if she did set it, she's as vicious and mean as a... I don't know, a poodle. She wouldn't do anything."

She turned her attention towards a group of girls who had just walked up. "Hello. What can I help you lovely ladies with?" She saw the leading one lose her smiling as she started to stutter. "Wa--Wait, this is the Theta Chi table, r-right? You're a Theta?" Giselle slowly nodded as she tried hard not to roll her eyes towards the group, she promised Poppy she would work on her bitchiness and do whatever it took to hide it away whenever she was around pledges. Right when she answer, she let one ear go into Kellin and Paige conversation only to hear that Paige was going to leave to go see her little boytoy/boyfriend/whatever the hell he was to her, Tony. She smirked like the Chesire Cat before answering the girls in front of her.

"Yea...? I'm a Theta." She turned her eyes towards the others in her group of five who all seemed pretty surprised. She was used to it, to be honest most people thought that because she looked like... well, a bitch that she was a--.. "I could have swore you were one of those Alphas over there!" Oh, there was the comment that automatically made Giselle stop caring about anything the blonde said until she walked away. She hated when people said that because to her, it seemed like they were calling her a manipulative, conniving, pampered bitch. Which, in all honesty she was but she didn't need people pointing that out especially people who had no idea what she was like. "Well, I'm not. So, do you have any questions about Theta Chi or were you just looking around?" The blonde and her little followers just shook the head as they started looking at the fliers about Theta. "Well, alright then. If you get any questions, let me know. Help yourself to anything on the table or in the cooler." The girls thanked her as she fixed the goods in the basket before removing a now empty on from the table and put it with the other five filled ones she put under the table to keep them out of the Miami sun.





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As Poppy walked over to the table, Marcus couldn't help but get a smirk on his face. She didn't even get the chance to defend herself on the whole, holding Andrew's hand before her friend asked about it. "Is Popdrew finally a thing?" Poppy rolled her eyes. "Popdrew is the best thing you guys could come up with? Really? And, we're just friends." Marcus looked at her blankly as she reached for a drink and tried to undo the cap. "What?" Marcus just shook his head as he grabbed the bottle and undid the tight top for her before handing back to her. "Maybe if you didn't have a weird name like Poppy. And, Friends don't go home to meet the parents."

"First off, my name is not that weird. And two, I didn't go home to meet his parents, we wanted to travel and I've never been to New York. Plus, it was the only place I could really afford to go right now." She shrugged as her close friend looked at her. "Poppy, you like him. He likes you, and he wasn't just holding your hand. Your hands were like intertwined with each others." He pointed out as he intertwined both of his hands to show how the pair looked when they were holding hands. "He just didn't want to lose a hold of me. Now, can you get me something to eat or do I have to go to the Betas?" Marcus rolled his eyes as he told one of the guys, Samuel to grill up some shrimp. "Thank you." Poppy said with a smug smile only to receive a napkin to the face from Marcus. "That, by the way is the cutest thing I have ever heard."

"Thank you...?" Poppy asked with a raised eyebrow as she sipped her Diet Coke. "No not the thank you, the whole 'He just didn't want to lose a hold of me.' That's what was cute. And, you know you liked holding his hand, face it." Marcus mused with a smirk only to finally get a true smile on Poppy's babydoll face. "See, there's the embarrassed smile I love seeing." She quickly lost it as she moved out of the way of the crowd and at the right end of the table to wait for her food. Poppy watched Marcus' hazel eyes go from her to Andrew to Emery all before going back to Poppy. Poppy hit his arm before mouthing the word 'stop', just in case Emery and Andrew thought that the pair were talking about the two of them. Which of course, they were but they didn't need to know that. If there were two people who loved to mess with Poppy about her 'more than just a crush' crush on Andy it was Marcus and Giselle. The two that, no matter what found out everything when it came to their sweet little Southern Belle. "Here you go, man." Samuel said as he looked towards Poppy and smiled before winking and going back to the grill. "And, here you are Sunshine. Grilled shrimp, just like you like it." Marcus said in his best Southern accent, trying to hide his somewhat, surfer sounding one. Poppy grabbed the plate as she smiled. "Thank you, my dear sir. And by the way, hon. Your accent? Needs a loottt of work." As she began to walk away from the Kappa table.

"Wow, that's a bullshit tip for a meal. Can't I get a hug or something." Marcus asked with a smirk as he stepped out from behind the table as Poppy turned back around and walked over to give him a hug. He squatted down a bit and pointed to his cheek. The blonde groaned in fake annoyance before kissing his cheek softly and nudging his arm to get out of his grip. "There, now stop complaining Marcus. And get back to work, youngin." Poppy said as she walked backwards still looking towards her friend. Marcus just chuckled as he looked at the people coming to their table, as if she wasn't even talking. But, there was a smartass smile on his face as he listened to her. Okay, Pops. Love you too." Marcus said as he looked towards her before turning back to the group to hand them their food. Out of the corner eye he saw Poppy looking towards Andrew before looking back at the ground and he couldn't help but shake his head and let out a short chuckle.