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100 Themes - 31 Mirage31. Charge - MIRAGE100 Themes - 31 Mirage by ~StrayPhoenix
Leadership training is the only class Amy dislikes enough to try to skip. It's not just because leadership training is crazy stressful, and not just because it's Cyclops who does the program.
But Amy's excuses to get out of leadership training with Cyclops only last as long as it takes Rook to complain about why he has to train and she doesn't. Then she's in the line of fire too.
"But I'm never going to lead a team," she says when Cyclops has lined a group of them up at random in the Danger Room for training. "I'm never going to lead an X-Team. I'm never going to have to charge into battle or warn that the British are c
100 Themes - 61 Cuttlefish61. Fighting Chance - CUTTLEFISH100 Themes - 61 Cuttlefish by ~StrayPhoenix
Swim tryouts are the summer before school starts. Evelyn spends the days before going down the cliffs to the rocky beach under the institute with Amy and Russ and swimming laps in the ocean as fast and hard as she can while Amy times her and Russel alternates between reading a book and complaining.
"Wow," Amy says, shaking out the stopwatch to make sure it's not defective. "You should have tried out for the Olympics."
"I know," Evelyn says, perching on an outcrop of boulder like a mermaid. She smiles. "My mom's been telling me that since I was five."
"They won't let her now," Russel says. "She has a 'Genet
100 Themes - 26 Kinetic26. Fantasia - Kinetic100 Themes - 26 Kinetic by ~StrayPhoenix
Movie night at the Institute is always, predictably, crazy. And while Russ is sure anything they watch would have had a better book, he gives in when Amy and Evelyn threaten to drag him down the stairs. All three flights.
Stools, folding chairs, boxes, and mounds of pillows are set up around the Annex TV and Eddie even drives a motorcycle in behind the couch so he and Ava can sit on it. Russ sits at the foot of the couch, as Evelyn perches on the arm and Amy arranges a pile of pillows on the other side.
Curtis comes around with a hat and slips of paper for people to cast their votes. He puts in "Harry Potter 1-8" lik