Chapter 1:

Chapter One

Freezen Tigeress


"Everyone is present, I see. Well, then. Time to start the short homeroom period..."Bookmark here

Ms. Summer, The vice homeroom teacher of class b-2, smiled in front of the blackboard. She was pretty small, about as tall as a student. Perhaps her clothes were too big, but they fit too loosely, making her look more petite. Additionally, her black glasses were pretty big and looked out of place. It seemed unnatural, like a child putting on an adult's clothes. She was trying to make herself as tall as possible.
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"Okay, everyone. Let's get along during the next five years."
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"........."
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There was an awkward nervousness in the classroom as no one uttered a response.
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"O-Okay. Please introduce yourselves. Um. The same sequence as the class roster, please."
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Feeling sorry for their flustered vice homeroom teacher, some of the class had figured someone had to respond; after one, the class began introducing themselves. This continued until only one student remained that hadn't introduced himself. he was set in a robotic mobility chair; this chair was white and had four legs. Like the rest of the class, he wore the school's uniform; the uniform hugged the were's body. It has long sleeves that go down to the hands; legging from the waist down; the uniform is pink and white. The uniform also comes with a pair of sneakers with heels of the same colours: long white hair, red eyes, and a couple of fennec fox-like ears. The fox ears aren't out of the normal; there was a European-looking teen girl with ungulate features, possessing antlers, hooved feet, and a short tail like the ones on a reindeer. Another classmate, a half-girl, half-snake, beautiful dark rad scales covered her skin, her legs replaced by the vast, coiling tail of a python. Oddly, this boy is the only boy in the class of 20 students.Bookmark here

The seat he had been assigned was in the back of the room next to a window. "I wonder if there is a way to leave this school." as the boy looked out the window, he began to reflect on how he came here. Today is the day of the opening ceremony. The beginning of a new life was supposed to be great. Honestly, for almost everyone, it was. The problem was that the boy didn't want to be at this school, but even if he didn't what to, he had no choice but to attend the Academy. At this Academy, students learn how to pilot giant robots called Dolls; these dolls fight against giant creatures called Aragami. Usually, only women could drive Dolls; however, in rare cases, males could also be found to pilot dolls; this boy was one of the few males who could pilot dolls.Bookmark here

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"Lady Pendragon."Bookmark here

"I'm not a Lady." the boy answered his teacher in a not caring tone. Bookmark here

"A-Are you upset? Are you, So, I'm sorry, all right? Can you introduce yourself? Or, N-Not?"
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The vice homeroom teacher apologized profusely to the boy. Her strangely large glasses were moving back and forth, and the boy was afraid they would fall; that was all he could bring attention to; Was she older than he was? He wouldn't have doubted someone who told him she was the same age he was.
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"Oh, uh, it's all right. Don't apologize. I'll introduce myself. Please calm down, Ms. Summer."
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"R-Really? Really? P-Promise me. Promise me!"
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the boy could see the enthusiasm in his teacher's eyes as she looked up.
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With everyone looking at the boy, he couldn't help but be on edge.
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"U-Um... I'm Nero Pendragon," he said. "I'm half-human, half-scavinachi."
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The gazes continued. They were asking for more. Nero could see it written on their faces that they craved more info. Well, there wasn't much to say. Nero had some hobbies, of course, but he wasn't mainly motivated to tell the world about them, and it seemed weird to him to tell people about them in an introduction. If a girl said that she enjoyed growing cacti during the opening, Nero'd find that pretty off-putting; incidentally, there is a girl who grows cacti; Nero overlooked that.
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"Um... I'm a level one huntress." Nero add. Bookmark here

Ta-da! The girls were disappointed. What were they expecting? Crazy girls...Bookmark here

"U-Um..." spoke someone; her voice was twice as teary now.Bookmark here

Bam! Someone hit Nero on the head.
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"Ouch..." pain, that spinal reflex, reminded Nero of something. That hit... The power, the angle, the swiftness... Everything reminded him painfully of someone he knew.
Slowly Nero turned around and saw a fit, tall woman in a black suit and skirt. She crossed her arms and had a glare reminiscent of a wolf's.
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"Whoa! It's Guan Yu!" Bam! Nero got another hit on his head. This hit was a loud and audible smack, and all the girls jumped back a little.
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"There's no hero from the three kingdoms here, you idiot." Her voice was low. There was an imaginary gong thundering in Nero's mind.
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What was Artoria doing there? She was away for work except for maybe one or two days each month. While Nero thought this, Ms. Summer approached the tall woman named Artoria. 
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"Oh, Ms. Pendragon. Is the meeting already over?" Ms. Summer.
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"Yes, Noelia. Sorry that you had to greet the class," Artoria replied tenderly.
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"D-Don't worry; I'm the vice homeroom teacher. I can do this!" Her teary voice had disappeared, and vice homeroom teacher Noelia Summer was looking at the homeroom teacher warmly; She was even blushing.
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Wow, Artoria never talked that kindly with Nero. "What happened to General Guan Yu? Had he ridden off on Red Hare to Liu "ei?" that comment got Nero another hit on the head from Artoria.
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"Everyone, my name is Artoria Pendragon. It's my job to turn you, greenhorns, into useful pilots in five years. Listen to what I say, and remember it. If you can't do something, I'll help you until you can. My job is to train you from the age of fifteen to twenty. Hate me all you want, but listen to what I say. Got it"
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Things had gotten a lot more complicated. Yes, it was undoubtedly Nero's step-sister Artoria Pendragon, He expected gasps of fear in the classroom, but instead, he got shrill cries of happiness.
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"Kyaa! Artoria! It's Artoria!" Bookmark here

 "I'm a long-time fan of yours!"
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"I'm so happy you'll be giving me orders, Artoria!"
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"I'll die for you!"
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“Hahh! Artoria! Scold me! Abuse me!” Bookmark here

 "But be nice sometimes!" Bookmark here

 "Discipline me, so I don't get spoiled!"
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"Every year, we get all these fools. It's impressive. Or are they assigning me all the fools?" said Artoria while giving the ecstatic girls an annoyed look. She wasn't acting; she was uncomfortable.
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"You can't buy popularity. Be nicer to them..." This again got Nero another hit from his sister.
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"Ms. Pendragon, you shouldn't strike Nero; you might cause some brain damage." a girl said softly as she walked up to them. Nero didn't know this, but the girl was one of the most popular girls in school and beautiful enough to be considered a goddess by many. She had sleek, blue hair down to her waist that formed drill-like curls and large alluring eyes. She is beautiful and has a slender, voluptuous figure, possessing a large bust, narrow waist and a curvy butt. Her small nose sat perfectly upon her face, and her pink lips were the epitome of perfection.Bookmark here

"you don't have to worry about him; Nero's head is durable even if a rock hits him." Artoria took out a rock from her item box; the item box was a red bracelet with a black pentagon shape gem; Artoria then took the stone and hit her little brother with the stone, but the stone crumbled to dust. "owie." Nero rubbed his head to brush the dust off. "It wouldn't even hurt him."Bookmark here

 "I'm confused; how can anyone be happy to have the dark lord of sith as their teacher."Bookmark here

"I didn't start a galactic civil war to take over the galaxy...  so? Are you going to introduce yourself properly?" Artoria had a strictness in her voice.Bookmark here

"But, Sister, I—"
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Bam! The fifth strike of the day. Bookmark here

"That's Ms. Pendragon to you."
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"Yes... Ms. Pendragon."
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That exchange did not bode well. Now the class knew that Nero was her brother.
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"Really? That guy is her brother?"
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"Do you think that has something to do with him being one of the few men in the world who can pilot a Doll?"
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"Ahh, that must be nice... I wish I could be him..." Let's ignore the last girl.
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The bell rang. "Okay, the short homeroom is over. You'll have to learn all the Doll fundamentals. After that, training begins. Have you got that? Sound off if you do, and even if you don't. I want to hear you." Wow, what a tyrannical teacher. She was a demon in my sister's skin. No, a demon would have been more flexible; they're not human. The human in front of Nero was so nasty because she had an idea of the limitations of human beings. You see, Artoria Pendragon was the former royal knight pilot of the Hyrule Kingdom. She was unbeaten in official competitions. One day, she retired and disappeared— or rather, she became a teacher, which she hid from even Nero. Bookmark here

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