The Academy

Kamber Marie Evans, Kam to her friends, is a student at the Gallagher Academy for Exceptional Young Women, a school for aspiring spies, even though the staff claim it is a school for geniuses, everyone knows the truth. If you have the security clearance that is. Kam speaks fourteen languages, not including dialects, she she is a black belt in 5 different kinds of karate and tae kwon do, and she's a first rate gymnast. She can run a marathon in less than 2 hours, and she is an expert at covert operations, a class at the Academy that teaches students how to sneak around like spies without being noticed. Kamber's life is almost perfect. Kam has always known she was adopted when she was younger, and she knows that her parents were still alive, and had OTHER kids. Other girls, and an older brother. All she knows is that they live in Britain, henceforth her British accent. She has toyed with ideas as to why her parents gave her up, but when her adoptive parents, the Evans, are killed in a car crash, her biological family appears out of nowhere, with promises to make her life better. But she doesn't realize that he Tomlinsons can help her. Kam is angry that her family would stay away from her life for 18 years, so she tries to run away all the time, she does drugs, drinks, anything she can to get her mind off of her impossible life. When "Mummy Tomlinson", as Kam refers to her, decides to send her away with her older brother Louis on tour with his world famous band, Kam uses her spy skills to prank the boys, thwart them in any way she can. At least, until they give her up to an orphanage again, or best yet, send her back to the Academy, to her friends: Samantha, Caroline, and Riley.
On the other hand, Louis Tomlinson had never known he had another sister. When he finally discovers her drug use, he is determined to help her in any way he can, except set her up with one of the other boys. But Kam doesn't want Louis' help, she doesn't want anyone's help, unless she knows them from the "Academy". Louis has no idea what the Academy is, other than that it is the rich boarding school Kam attended during years 7-12, but he is determined to find out, plus why does Kam appear to hate him?

Can years worth of lack of trust and knowing someone be made up for in just one world tour? Find out in: "The Academy"


3. The News

Headmistress Breber barely acknowledges our presence before going on to tell me that she has some important news to tell me.

I nod my head. "And, that is?"

Headmistress Breber glares at me. "I know you are traumatized by the events of the last few months, but that gives you no right to use improper grammar, young lady!" She pauses momentarily, smirking."And especially to start a sentence with 'and'!"

Sam laughs at her mother's purposeful mistake, and I even crack a smile.

Mrs. Breber looks at me with a triumphant look. "So good to see you in a good mood again, Kamber. I have some important news to tell you. When you were adopted, it was what is called a closed adoption. Your famil-"

I cut her off. "I know what a closed adoption is."

"Yes, well, what is there you don't know, besides who your family actually is."

"I beg your pardon?"

"Sweetheart, have you ever heard of the boy band One Direction?"

I nodded my head. "Of course."

Sam, whose mindset wasn't in the right place, added: "Sadder than that."

I glared at her. "Kamber."

Mrs. Breber brought me back to reality. "Louis Tomlinson is your older brother. The Tomlinsons are your family."

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