Rania glided across her spacious living room in with her black silk cloak concealing her costume for the Welcoming Ceremony. Drawing the curtains, she smiled as the sunlight embraced her through the window panes. It was a perfect day to begin school again.
"Mom," a voice said from behind her. She turned to see her only child, Denzil, clad in a tunic suited for royalty. His pale blue eyes, a feature inherited from his father, stared at her with anxiety. "I-I think it's too much."
The Headmaster of the Bard Academy chuckled and walked over to him. "Nonsense darling! You look positively handsome!" She took his hands in hers and began to sway. "I know it's nerve-wracking my little prince, but I promise you it will be some of the best years of your life!" She smiled and began to lead her son in a lop-sided waltz. He stumbled, flustered, but then fell into step and followed her lead.
"What if the other students think I'm strange?" Denzil asked.
"Why love, 'strange' is the foundation of our school!"
Standing with her hair in her cloak and a pretty little up-do, she waited anxiously for the wave of new and old students to come dashing through the doors. Harmonia's Academy is on a privately-owned island called Harmony Island, which one must ride the train, Harmony Express, over the bridge to get to. Although, the tracks stretch all the way from Mundower for the convenience traveling students. From Mundower to Harmony Island, it takes about four hours.
Denzil stood beside her, sweating hands clamped around his saxophone case, also watching the door, but with a different sense of anticipation.
"Denzil dear, why don't you go take a seat at the concert hall?" Said Rania, noticing her son's nervousness.
Poor frigid Denzil nodded and began to walk off. As he turned he saw some of the other instructors and administrators heading in his mother's direction. He smiled and bowed to them as a whole then passed them by as most of them greeted him familiarly.
The large grand clock above the massive doors of the lobby read twelve o' two. The Students should be arriving any minute...
OOC: Heeeeey guys! Sorry for the wait (and the horrible first post) but here it is! I'd love for you guys to start off on the train, just to get acquainted or determine who your "friends" are for those of your who aren't new to the school. Now the train makes a stop in every city it goes through, so it picks up students at different points! It is a steam engine just to keep it more fantasy-like. Have fun everyone!