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Chapter 2 Bonus

Chapter 1
Chapter 3

Yay! Chapter 2 is finally out after being late for.... 3 months... chapter 2 is just some more background story and character intro, the real plot starts in chapter 3 ;p (and if you're thinking something doesn't add up, it will... it will... )

There will be around 8-9 chapters total (maybe more, since I keep adding more scenes...)

Translations to other languages can be viewed here :iconknites:
If you are interested in translating Knite, please read this [link] Thank you!

Everything was drawn in Paint tool SAI, the textures were added in Photoshop, and the comic was put together in Macromedia Flash.
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YellowVixen Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
This is so beautiful! It brought some tears to my eyes as well...
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FullFORCESoldier Featured By Owner May 16, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
The friendship is wonderful here! Nice humor too.
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ChibiLunar Featured By Owner May 7, 2015  New member
I simply love this story. Touching storyline and realistic issues makes this story stand out from the rest. 
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KitsuneNinjaCookie Featured By Owner May 1, 2015  Hobbyist
I love the way you draw and the way you discuss real life problems, you really are an amazing artist.
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purge-the-sin Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2015  Student Digital Artist
I am impressed at the way you use your amazing artistic talent to discuss real life problems. I live in a country where the rich are literally getting richer and the poorer are getting poorer. The ones running the country are fat and rich while the rest, despite possessing the necessary skills to succeed and make a change, are ignored or silenced. I see richer children misuse and abuse the luxury they have, and I watch the children with nothing struggle to reach as far as circumstances and means will let them. I wonder every time, "Why won't the people  meant to lead us hear their cry? Why won't they help?" 
And soon i realized there would be no help.
You have helped me see beyond this murky hopelessness that seemed to so adamantly cloud my eyes. You have helped me understand that I, too, can make a change, somehow, with whatever it is I am good at.
And for this, I offer my gratitude.
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Weidenlied Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2015
Oh, wow. I have only just started reading this, but the story is so incredibly wonderful I just had to tell you! I love the idea alone, and the characters are lovely (and those designs and pictures, omhfg). Fantastic!
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VanillaMetal Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I remember reading this some time ago, and I never forgot about it. Truly fantastic
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Last-Czarnian Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2015  New member Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Love the story and the animation,
simply gorgeousLove 
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TammyBi Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
wow! i love it so much!!
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Anatsu-phobia Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2015
fei is boss. that is all :D
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susana1998 Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
what part of china did you come from? because what you said in the note don`t match with the reality.... I live in pequim and I visited many cities and contrysides and every places that I visited, the books and the uniform are free and we only have to pay for the uniniversity.. I think it´s because you don´t live in the china so you have some wrong ideias. maybe some parts of chine what you said is real but you got a bad generalisation.
 
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MisssEpiccAlii Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I think the reason why some kids skip school, and take it for granted is because they don't understand the privileges they have. It's sad to learn this is actually a thing around the world, and I greatly wish it wasn't, but unfortunately, a few peoples wishes won't change the general works outlooks and demeanor.

Regardless, this is a beautiful comic and I love it~
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ExtremistMerlinFan Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
I don't understand why people have themselves lose a good chance at school. I understand they may think it's boring, but to deprive themselves of FREE education is a silly choice. I believe people, in Australia at least, have forgotten how important good education is. The kids in my class last year, just didn't care. They threw, broke, lost pens and other stationairy without a care in the world. And to think there are kids in other countries that desperatley need these nessesities but have to pay for their education at the same time. We are the privliged and it's up to us to help these children to get a better chance at life, a better chance at being who they want to be! But we just can't be bothered. This goes for all countries, not just the privliged.  
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Kathy-Szczep Featured By Owner Edited Jan 28, 2015
You do realize how useless school really is, right? School doesn't teach you how to live in the real world. You get "educated" on information that's pretty much useless to you in the end. There are a lot of people I know who become successful WITHOUT school education. Even famous celebs have stated how school doesn't teach what is important.
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ExtremistMerlinFan Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
You see in Australia, schools offer things offer courses for trade which can lead to apprenticeships, therefor can get you(quite easily) into jobs. As I far as I've read, you don't need and OP to get into university, we do. The only way we can get that is through school ( It's very hard, I'm doing OP this year). EVERY  uni requires OP (except for the preforming arts courses). It can grant acsess to agriculture, the school I go to is said to be the gateway to agriculture - we have a large farm. I'm not sure what they do in Canada, but school is very important. I was just saying what I believe to be true. If you don't like school, just drop out, and don't wag. Wagging is bad. Well, that just tired me out I think I've fainted. I think I've fainted. 
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MustafaE3 Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm a nerd, so I would never ditch school. Yes, it is quite a shame, especially when some countries have no accessible education. The only education you need is knowledge of labor for men and housework for women. We, who have lived under a roof for most of our lives, have no idea what it means to live outside(metaphorically). Quite a shame, to drop classes and skip school in order to look cool or be popular. Where will that popularity get you in life? Nowhere, unless you happen to be born with a magic pass called luck.
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JulieAdeolaGoldDust2 Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2015  Student Writer
Preach, Naruto, PREACH! Splash Paint Clapping Icon Clapping Lony Clapping Pony Icon - Dusk Shine Clapping Pony Icon - Nyx Clapping pony icon - Sunlight Spring Darkdash Clapping Clapping Pony Icon - Elusive Applaud fella (Reactions) Clapping Pony Icon - Apple Jack Snapshot Clapping Pony Clapping Pony Icon - Trixter Clapping Wolfie Apple Bloom clapping icon Orange Box Clap Clap Lotus Flower clapping icon Clapping Pony Icon - Sonata Dusk Komari Kamikita (Clapping) [V4] COM: Icy Dash clapping icon Yuuko Clapping Icon Jasmine clapping Icon Homura Clapping Icon Gift: Strawberry Twist clapping icon Exo : Kai Laughing 
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MustafaE3 Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Tis' the job of Father Naruto.
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JulieAdeolaGoldDust2 Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2015  Student Writer
lol yasssssssss
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RosesilkBeautiful Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2015   General Artist
this story is one that will touch the hearts of many
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alcangas Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2015  Hobbyist Filmographer
wow.. :D :D . this is beautiful .  Amazing work. I love it :) 
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unisama Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Dammit your work is also educational to stuff I didn't even know >.< It's depressing but man it makes for great stories. Loving this so far :) :) (And yay there's mooooore ~~~ <3 Makes me wanna start up my comic ideas already.... Been planning for years but haven't 100% started it yet!!! lol)
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CetivaRose Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
The problem with American schools though, is the entire idea of it is to make you a wage slave. Yes, we can learn good things like math, science, reading and only at some art. But, the underlining idea is to respect authority do your work and follow the rules. Then we get fed a history lesson of more fiction then fact to make our country look good when our government lies to us and kills all that oppose a threat. I mean how many people know that Martin Luther King Jr was killed by the government and they were actually convicted for it in the 1990's. We need a proper education for everyone, with basic life skills that are needed for the everyday to survive without the need of money or corporations that enslave countries to make an extra dollar. We are at a technological point that if we used our resources wisely we could build these giant turbines that would cleanse the air of CO2 gasses in a year, have a machine in your home that makes any meal you can think of, blow out homes from the ground within seconds to your specifications. all of these things have already been invented the only problem is cost. Are we so simple minded that the economy, this made up concept of how life works, should come before the planet, the only reason we exist. 
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CaspromVX Featured By Owner Edited Dec 26, 2014  Student General Artist
I feel amused for that final note, makes me put up a paralel with a situation in my own life. In my country we've free public schools until we finish High school. On that journey in the high school, my class was blessed to have a teacher that was working along with a program where schools from all around the world can "adopt" another school. We took one from south africa which had no library, kids would clean up the school in order to repay for their studies, they would barely have scraps of papers and pens, they go to school with only a coup of tea in their stomach, and they live by it the most of the day if it's generous enough to have more food, most are orphans and leave by grand parents, aunts and neighboorhoods, they only had the brances disposed to form what seemed like an indian tribe tent to have their classes. They were over 50 in one class, in my society we had 25 and it's already almost impossible to have classes with so much people.... In the begining we started donating every single one of us each month some money with the minimum of  a euro, we made sells to get even more funds and on the last year of highschool we made them a full library, improvements in the facilities and of course new rooms for them to have classes. Yet, once there was the chance for us to have a real contact with the teacher and one student from the school. They came to us, the flight was ensured by the institutions behind this program. The thing is that the kid was a 5th grader, and had such a observant skills, such a dedicated mind, her politeness would make any of us ashamed of ourselves. Any of ther classmates where like that too. We know. But yet when there was the presentation, my mates kept on talking, saying how bored they were to be there, like in every single minute of their school life. But those kids in that tent would have just shut up, to capture every word that anyone would say to them. Every class I attended ever since 1st grade, we're few students and a lot of noise, people of the school used to call the classes by animals and beasts because it didn't seemed that we had developed and evolved at all. We were 8 graders and some would hit the tables on the ground whenever a teacher had to go out of the class and it would be heard even outside of school... beast and animal behaviour and there's nothing that can make me think otherways. Yet those kids from that school were different. they're charisma was more wonderfull than the people I knew when I was they're age. Actually I hope they all keep like that, 'cause i'd like to live in a world where people like them would take some leads, instead of beasty rich boys I knew who are still with adult crap shit atitudes. The longer I live the longer I see the generations developping (I not that so old that you might think me) and all I see is kids like a borrowed cousin of mine who showed up at home with a piercing on her nose at the age of ten when none of the parents had a single clue she was going to do it, and she not knowing the implicances that it takes to be kept on matters of health and infection. Dresses to show more than her age, more than her status, more than her height, has conversations with older people than her on internet, I've known that 'cause acidentaly she added me in once, I i bet she doesn't tell them her real age, doesn't give a fuck about school, is on a special class, not for illness reasons but it's a class for kids who simply don't mind studying, so they've less classes, and study with school directors; dresses like a 30 year old....night woman, and the culture that she embraces is Funk, Kizomba... nothing against those music styles, that's not the point, it's the level she is taking her life with 13 years, trying to go for a 20 year old but who doesn't know anything in the world. PArents won't make anything out of her, she quit studying and is now on a course but she might quit it too... I hope not, but i see so many kids that make me reselmble her that she is like a repetitive episode of the life I see the youngest taking, a life that some old friends of mine decided to dive in too and... well, they have a really complicated life and it's itself a touchy subject.
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taufu Featured By Owner Edited Dec 21, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Ling looks like Seychelles from Hetalia
Sen looks like Hong Kong from Hetalia
Kai looks like Spain from Hetalia
omg wow.. :iconheplz:
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AK-I-T Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
WAIT THEY HAVE FREE EDUCATION IN AMERICA!?
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DestinyTaken Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2014
i ship them
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ThunDerRei Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2014  Student Artisan Crafter
爱我你怕了吗【【【你
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oreoes4all Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
MIN-MIN IS MAKING MY HEART TEAR UP. SHE IS SO CUTE!
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Kohaya7Kae-13 Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
That is true... in Philippines, there are so many children who don't get to go to school as well... So seeing others who can go to school and all but are not taking education seriously... It really really saddens me... 

Anyway I'm in love with this flash comic. : )
It is just so... beautiful and your style is just so lovely.
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Death-By-Darkness Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
just a dumb question... is there supose to be music in the background?? If so, for some reason i get nothing on my pc.

Hehehe let me know  :happybounce: 

PS: LOVE is so far!!!!
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My-Pharaohs-Keeper Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2014  Student Artist
I totally get your point.
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ooompaloo Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I get where you're coming from when you say it saddens you to see people here in America taking education for granted. My parents came from Pakistan, a third world country, and nearly every block in that country have children working, begging, and even prostituting. It's really sad. Anyways, I really appreciate this story you've made! Please finish! Don't leave it abandoned. :]
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Izzy00707 Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
This has to be one of my favorite flash stories you've done so far. The story is beautiful, and the moral is very important and relateable.  And about that part about China having "no real free education"...I'd like to add that Australia doesn't either...Although it's not as bad for the children here since we're such a rich country...I can still relate since my friend doesn't have very much money and he is stuck in a school where he is bullied 24/7...It isn't as bad as what some people have to deal with...But I still wish there was something I could do for him.
But anyhow, the art in this is fantastic! This is probably one of my favorite chapters, so far. Keep up the good work Yuumei~
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Hvang15CloudV Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
I love the part when they were eating the cookies and stuff. It's so cute :D
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HungerGamesFan10 Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I hate how people here take things, like the stars, for granted...
Beautiful story.
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ViansiKinz Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2014
haha so kai did buy sen an ice cream x) he's not eating it tho xD
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Izzy00707 Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I love the story and art in this. It's AMAZING!!
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ShadowCatGamer Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
The page of them with the ice cream is so funny. :)
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Marrionette12 Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Love this story <3 ~ 
im american but i like to study other cultures(well mostly asian buy anyway), i have to agree with you that it's saddening to see
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Lucxiana Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
Your art is beautiful! And I love your stories too!
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inefarius Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I don't know if I'll ever understand how you portray the characeters' emotions so well...
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FictionLover987 Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2014  Hobbyist
"that woman was... so terrifying."

hahaha. XD

love this so much!!! :love:
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magical-x-miracles Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2014
your story is beautiful and i love it
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TheShadowEmpress Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
In Finland, you can get a complete education for free, and that includes most colleges. It's called frigging high taxes and a bit of socialism, which most Americans seem to despise. :P I though, am in a private school, so we have to pay a small amount of money, but not much. Of course, the system is not perfect, and most better schools are the private ones, but it's free, which everyone sadly doesn't appreciate. :(
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amazing4life Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2014  Hobbyist Filmographer
I want Sen's lunchbox!!!
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Ball-Head Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2014
I know it has been said more than a thousand times but your art is just magnificent! Almost magical! Bravo!!!Clap 
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im-an-evil-dudette22 Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
All I can say is: Everyone should be very happy that we're all educated people. Even those who aren't in school and spend the rest of their lives inside a house, they are educated. It doesn't actually matter if you were the valedictorian or salutatorian at least you have lived life.

However, sorry if I wasted your time!

I'm not racist, I'm also Asian. Filipino even! 
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Deianara Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Why does Ling's dress say "不爱你"?
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