"Ahhh the sun is so bright today," Ashley says aloud to herself as she walks through a meadow in the valley that is the school grounds. She stops and looks at the sky having to shield her eyes from the sun using the shadow of her hand as she does so. A cool breeze flows through the valley, causing her skirt to ruffle slightly and the grass and flowers and bend and move with the wind.
Ashley had arrived at the school grounds a week early so that she could get settled into the room that would be her home for the next school year, the school was a boarding school after all. She smiled as she looked towards the road main road that divided the meadow she was in in two, some carriages and vehicles were moving down it. "Looks like more students are arriving... I wonder who my roommate will be, hopefully someone I get along with...." Ashley stops walking for a moment as the memories of the previous year cross her mind and she remembers her previous roommate a cocky senior girl. She and Ashley had always been butting heads, but she was always besting Ashely.
"Ohhhhhh! If I ever see her again I'll be sure to kick her butt!!!" she thinks as the wind shifts blowing her hair into an opposite direction causing parts of it to hit her face. "Ack! Bleh hair is not on my food list..." she laughs as she tucks her hair behind her ears and walks back towards the school.
The school was of an enormous size, it was a group of large buildings some with towers and all connected by halls and path ways with railing over them. There were five main buildings in all and the way it was made if you look at the school from above, if you drew lines to the buildings it makes the shape of an "X" with the main building in the middle. In order from what would be the top right of the "X" and going clockwise the buildings were named: North Wing, East Wing, South Wing, and West Wing, with the building in the center just called Main Hall. Between each building are courtyards with small gardens and fountains in each. Each Wing had different classes and the main building held the cafeteria, some specialized gyms, the medical ward, administration office and other specialty rooms that students weren't usually supposed to go in unless given permission. Finally on opposite sides from the main buildings were the Girls and Boys dorms. Each have four floors and covered pathways leading to where the bathing rooms were. The whole school was made of a dark gray stone and the outer pathways were a very light gray stone and many statues of various things could be found anywhere if you look.
Ashley walked back into the main area of the school just as people were getting out of what ever had brought them there and were grabbing their things. She watched for a moment saddened by the fact that she didn't recognize anyone yet, but happy and excited to see all the new faces.
"Some of these guys don't look like freshmen.... I wonder if they're new transfers..... Maybe I should talk to one of them...." she continued to watch as more students arrived deciding to let them approach her instead.