"You really should get going, you know. You'll be late."
Obsidian leaned back in her chair, her arms crossed. She looked up at the man sitting across from her with no expression. She'd known him for a long time already. For centuries.
When he said nothing, he continued. "Obsidian, darling, you know it's important that you go. You know what you have to do. Or else...." He leaned over the table and took her chin is his hand. She jerked herself away.
Obsidian sighed and stood up suddenly, slamming her hand on the table.
"All right, fine. I'll go to school."
"You're actually going?" Yuko asked him, an amused smile on her face.
"Watanuki is going to school?" Maru asked, and Moro repeated it. The two young girls always repeated whatever their Mistress said.
Watanuki looked up, hoisting up his bag. "Yeah. I have to get an education."
"Watanuki doesn't wanna be an April Fool!" Mokona, the odd little bunny creature, said, bouncing up.
"I'm not an April Fool!" Watanuki snapped. "Just because my last name is means "April first" and my birthday is on April first doesn't mean--"
Yuko waved her hand. "Get going or you'll be late. And try to come back here to work on time, so you can make us dinner. And I want beer!"
"Beer!" Mokona said happily.
"You're a couple of raging alcoholics...," Watanuki grumbled, leaving the shop where he worked part time.
"Bye, Watanuki!" Maru and Moro called.
"Bye, April Fool!"
"I am not an April Fool!!"
"Knowledge itself is power."
-Sir Francis Bacon