Inaugaration of Power
NOTE: This contains some low level graphic violence and occasional foul language.
Part I - Forerunner
Xavier sighs, thoughtful as he drops his schoolbag on the floor. Wiping the beads
of sweat dripping from his forehead, he sits down on the couch. He can hear his mother
calling to him from the kitchen. He quickly gets up and makes his way to her.
"Could you run down to the store and grab some milk and bread, honey?" she asks
him, dropping some money into his hands.
"Sure, Mom," he shouts back, already walking toward the door.
"You can spend the change on a magazine or something," she calls out after him.
"Thanks!" Xavier yells, halfway out the door. He jogs most of the way to his destination,
the small general store a few blocks down. Within five minutes of his departure, he stops
outside the store, sitting down on a rock to catch his breath.
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Meanwhile, a shy, but beautiful, girl walks slowly up to the front of Xavier