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Isaac Song
Free agent right here
Wed Jul 18, 2018 01:36
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The floral-embroidered navy suit was just too good not to wear, so Isaac showed up dressed to the nines. His short black hair was brushed back and to the side, and he had decided to wear a skinny black tie to complete his outfit instead of the red and white polka dotted bowtie that the vendor had pressed on him. Isaac had even used one of the Korean face masks that his sisters had secretly packed in his bag for him, so his skin was shiny and smooth.

All of his classmates looked so good, and he really liked dressing up and seeing everyone else dressed up too. The girls were especially pretty and he hoped one of them would dance with him. The sucky part about this school ball was that everyone seemed like they knew how to ballroom dance. Neither of his parents had bothered to teach them how to do fancy choreographed dances, but he could at least pretend with the basic lessons the school had offered and what he’d seen in movies.

Isaac didn’t know what to do while the Prefects danced, so he went to the buffet table and took a look at the spread. He sighed, but instead of obsessing about what others would think of him, he grabbed a cookie and munched on it while the Prefects finished up. If he became a Prefect next year—which he really hoped for—hopefully the ball would never happen again during his time at Sonora and he wouldn’t need to learn some serious dance moves.

Isaac was on his second cookie—nervous munching, he realized too late—and he brushed his hands free of crumbs afterwards, deciding to ask someone to dance with him. Maybe when the music got a little better.

Being at a dance without a group of friends felt weird, not that Isaac had much experience with dances in general, so he lingered around the buffet and watched other people dance for a little while. He scanned the room, looking for a girl without a dance partner. Even if he didn’t have a date, he could still have fun at the dance. He could ask a bunch of different girls to dance if he wanted—if he could find that many girls without dates—and make new friends.

Thinking that way was pretty freeing, so he finished his cup of punch and locked onto one girl around his age. Isaac made sure his hair was still in place before he walked up to her with a smile. “Hey. Care to dance?” he asked.

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