Are You Real?

Kiro Lane floated along the social current of the esteemed V.I.A.S. High like a piece of driftwood. But it's to be expected. After all, he was the only human living in this world of monsters. That was, until one fateful day when that entire world fell into question.

The line between falling in love and falling apart. The immutable difference between making and breaking a friendship. Kiro didn't know where to begin in finding an answer. Sometimes, though, solutions only come when you ask. And for Kiro, things were set into motion with one simple, life-changing question:

In a world full of monsters, what does it mean to be real?

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Chapter 1: My Everyday Anomie (Part 1)
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Chapter 2: My Everyday Anomie (Part 2)
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Chapter 3: Eye to Eye
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Chapter 4: Juice Box Bop
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Chapter 5: Rumble in the Jungle (Part 1)
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Chapter 6: Rumble in the Jungle (Part 2)
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Chapter 7: Pressure
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Chapter 8: Post-Impression
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Chapter 9: Undersea Thunder
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Chapter 10: Of Cats and Monsters
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Chapter 11: First Contact
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Chapter 12: Games and Names
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Chapter 13: Cascade
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Chapter 14: Quests and Questions
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Chapter 15: The Crossroad
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Chapter 16: Fermenting Thoughts
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Chapter 17: The Whirlwind Zone
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Chapter 18: Afloat on Hope
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Chapter 19: Guilt
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Chapter 20: Fractures (Part 1)
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Chapter 21: Fractures (Part 2)
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Chapter 22: Limit Test
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Chapter 23: Collision Course (Part 1)
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Chapter 24: Collision Course (Part 2)
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Chapter 25: Wasting Away
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Chapter 26: Off the Chain (Part 1)
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Chapter 27: Off the Chain (Part 2)
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Chapter 28: Dimming Lights
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Chapter 29: The Answer
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Chapter 30: Debts and Shame (Part 1)
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Chapter 31: Debts and Shame (Part 2)
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Chapter 32: After the Storm
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Chapter 33: My Everyday Reality
Author
GenreDramaPsychologicalRomanceSchoolSlice of Life
UpdatedJun 02, 2023
Chapters33
Writing StatusFinished
Word Count73,803
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