"As in, the daughter of Leo "the Lion" Canner?"
My wince grew tighter. The stupid sod! We were still in the cafeteria. Luckily, the dimwitted Cadence and the mind-consuming Faye took no notice.
So I thought.
"You're the daughter of the greatest rock star in history, and all you do is wince?"
"He's not a rock star, per say. He's a drummer. Was a drummer. More of a crack head, now."
"And obviously I have none of him in me," I muttered. What can I say? I'm a girl. I can be dramatic. Though to be honest, in my head I added, "Thank god."
I shook my head. "You need to shut the hell up, right now. Before the DeLancret sisters catch wind. Or one of the fags. Remember, I'm a girl daughter. While I could probably pass for being my brother, because people are idiots, but its unlikely that I'd get away with that for long."
My brother is Aries Canner. Yes, Aries as in the astrological sign, just like my father and I. Mum got her name changed to Libra Canner when she married. She was originally Janette Quicompuex. Very French. She even has a beauty mark. I look like her, a lot. My brother has the more Ukrainian and Irish thing going on.
"You have a brother?"
I rolled my eyes. Aries Canner didn't associate himself with the Canner family after my mother and father divorced. He stayed out of the tabloids.
I, on the other hand, tended to show up in them, because no one can mind their own fucking business. Sigh.
"Yes, I have a brother. Aries."
"Was your mum Pisces?"
"Actually, she's Libra."
He broke out into laughter.
Still the sisters didn't look our way. Hmm.
I thought about it for a second and chuckled a little myself. "You know what's crazy?" I said quietly, "My mum was an Aries, and my dad was a Gemini. I'm a Libra and Aries is a Leo."
Darien stopped laughing amidst his confusion.
I just shook my head.
A/N: So there!Still waiting for a nerd.
Yes, this wasn't out of nowhere. Reread the first chapter if you think it was.
And yes, if you're perceptive, this is the beginning of the predominant conflict of the story.