Chapter 2:


Otherworld Transfer: The story You don't know

*Bzzt Bzzt Bzzt* *Bam!!* I open my eyes and look at the alarm clock on my bedside table, 4:30 A.M. While trying to fight my drowsiness I get up from the bed and immediately head for the bath.Bookmark here

After the bath, I change into my school uniform and wear my glasses, fix my bed then properly put all the manga and novels I spent last night reading back onto my bookshelf. Before going out, I pack some necessary books into my school bag and after making sure that all consoles have been turned off, I leave my room.Bookmark here

I go down the stairs, head straight for the front door, put my shoes on, open the door and...Bookmark here

"Nii- chan? Surely you're not sneaking off to school early without having breakfast and telling Rin that you're leaving again are you?"Bookmark here

"O-of course not Rin, your Onii- chan wouldn't leave the house without letting his little sister know, would he? What kind of good-for-nothing brother would do that?"Bookmark here

(What are you?! A ninja?!!! I didn't notice you at all!!)
As I stop myself from saying that out loud, I try to squeeze out an answer to my little sister in surprise. Bookmark here

"Hmph, as I thought, well since it looks like I can't stop you from leaving now, just take this bento I made."
"Uhh.. I'll just eat at..."
*Stares* Bookmark here

(What?! Now you're A master assassin with a Death glare technique?!!!)
I retort again in my mind

"Like I said, thank you for the food my adorable little sister!"
"Mou... nii- chan since mom and dad are away overseas on their anniversary, we have to take care of each other, right?"Bookmark here

I breathe a sigh of relief, almost stepped on a landmine there.Bookmark here

"Yeah, yeah, you really don't have to you know?" Saying so, I pat Rins head.
"Besides, it's not like we're real siblings, I'm just your step-"
"As I was saying, I'll be going now Rin!"
"Wait! Aki nii- chan!!!"Bookmark here

I hurriedly dash off, leaving my little sister and her master assassin level death glare behind. Bookmark here

Akio. Natsuki Akio. My friends call me Aki, but since I don't have the luxury of friends, Rin is the only one who calls me that. I've existed on this world for 17 years now. My real parents divorced when I was three, my dad who's a mangaka married Rin's mom who's a game designer four years later. I'm neither too tall nor too short, and in my opinion not wanting of a good face either, grades are average, athletic ability? What's that? Can it be eaten?

Well, it's not like I care about all these things anyway. Not just about my looks or grades, even the thing with my parents is of little concern to me.Bookmark here

The only thing I truly care about are books. Books of all kinds; light novels, manga, encyclopedias, dictionaries, almanacs, history books, science books, even books that aren't printed on paper. No matter what kind, books will always have a place in my heart.Bookmark here

I can proudly say that I'm a bibliophile, a person who truly loves books.Bookmark here

And as I think this, it seems that I've already arrived at the school gates.Bookmark here

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