Source of Magic by Moonsilver by ebonizy
Summary: An AU, occurring in the modern world, following Kagome as she attends a mixed college -"magic" and "mundane"- where she meets new friends over the period of time she is there.
Categories: Legends Characters: InuYasha, Kaede, Kagome, Kirara, Kouga, Miroku, Mrs Higurashi, Myouga, Naraku, Other, Rin, Sango, Sesshomaru, Shippou, Souta
Genres: Friendship, Romance, School Life, Slice of Life
Warnings: None
Challenges: None
Series: None
Chapters: 90 Completed: Yes Word count: 135582 Read: 28225 Published: February 18, 2015 Updated: April 02, 2015
Thoughts by ebonizy
These characters do not belong to me, but the story does!

Source of Magic

Chapter 9


Kagome gazed up at her ceiling. It was the standard type of ceiling. White with those little holes in it. She had spent a lot of time contemplating ceilings and she knew this was one of the favorites of places who had to have a lot of ceiling space.

She sighed and rolled over to look at the room. Melly was out with a few friends and had left her VCR behind to tape an episode of some show.

Somehow her eyes latched onto the calendar and puzzled over the date. Just a week ago, they'd had to walk Kagome from class to class. Luckily by that Friday, no one had followed her around or bothered her.

Kagome smiled. Inuyasha had still walked her home from class. Oh, he was cute, all right. He'd carried her home when she fell asleep, got his brother to look at her, helped her with the guy mobs that followed her around. With a little encouragement, she could probably have a crush on him.

Then reality and common sense kicked in. He's part youkai, you're a human. You've got enough problems with college and guys, you don't need another one. And that's all it would probably end up as. A crush.

She rolled her eyes. Yes, the whole dating thing. Everyone's eyes on her to see if she was falling in love like she had to. The pressure of marriage once she fell in love. Then everyone after her about a child when she was married, so the cycle could begin again. Oh, yes. That was something to look forward to.

She smiled. Plus add in the fact that I don't know him at all. We've got a class together and he's already said he has a damsel in distress problem. Big deal. You're not even friends.

Now there was a good idea to sidetrack her thoughts onto. She'd only known Sango a month and a few weeks. They were already friends. Melly was taking a big sister role to Kagome instead of being a friend. There were a few girls and boys in class that she said hi to, but no one that she could go to lunch with or something. She could go shopping with Sango, eat lunch, go to The Special, and they'd done homework together. She grinned. Actually, they'd battled the math beast together.

The classes weren't the horror she'd heard about. Sure, there was a lot to do, but it was small stuff. Read this chapter for class, do this worksheet, take notes in class, prepare for this paper, make notes for the exam... Not really that difficult as long as you did it on time.

There was the added bonus of being able to eat in class. You didn't have to raise your hand and ask the teacher to go to the bathroom. Kagome grimaced. That always bothered me. You had to ask another person if you could go relieve yourself. Everyone knew what you were out of class for, you had to make that big noise of shutting the door while the teacher was talking, and what if the teacher said 'no, you can wait'.

The food was great. Kenshin was really good about fixing what you wanted if you didn't like onions on your sandwich. No one really nagged you about your eating habits. If you didn't have time to eat, it wasn't that big a deal.

They trusted you to look after yourself. You ate when you wanted, went to class, and did your homework. There was quiet time on the dorm floor, but that was to be expected. People had to have quiet to study sometimes.

All in all, college wasn't that bad.
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