Mai had been walking home after a long day of school when she saw them. It was dark out and not many people were around. The glowing sparks and specks surrounded her, bathing her in bright, warm light. At first, she wondered if she had fallen asleep in Mr. Neelson's class and was dreaming, but no. This was real and gorgeous and she only wished she had brought her Nikon.
When he looked into her eyes, he believed he could see the universe in them. "Wow..." he whispered. What? He looks away, suddenly embarrassed, something he usually isn't. She laughs, a soft sound. "Come on, we're going to be late for school, silly."