Touya sat upon a rock by the waterside. Staring off into the distance he wondered about the vastness of the world. In just three days he and his best friends would soon take their first step out and into the world. It was just a matter of time. His parents had already provided him with the supplies he needed.
He whipped around to see a girl with blond hair and a bubbly smile on her face heading towards him. As if on cue, he could feel a pounding in his chest. Hormones, he thought to himself. Trying to recompose himself he found himself grinning back at her. When she reached him she plopped herself down next to him, watching the waves roll in.
"I've been looking all over for you!" She said to him. "Can you believe that in just a few days we'll be all independent and on the road?"
Touya nodded back. "It's strange in a way. Remember the stories we used to hear about the champions elsewhere? I've always wanted to be like them."
"And you will. I have no doubts that you'll do great