The school day had just ended and Daniel had to stay after class to grade some papers and for a staff meeting. When he did arrive home he found a few of his students on his porch talking and listening to some songs from his laptop, they greeted him as if they lived there which was kind of true. Having his house open to his students Daniel found that many of them just started to stay longer and longer until he woke up some mornings and found some in the living room or in the four guest rooms he had.
“Hey Daniel! Meeting again?” Tiff, one of the girls from his fourth period, asked as she sat up and smiled at the older man.
“Yeah, lucky for me. Anyway you guys should get instead, it’s going to start raining soon and I rather not have dogs and cats running back in here. Again.” He smirked at his students as he went inside. Four more kids sat on the couch well a few others on the ground, a horror movie playing on the flat screen. Smirking Daniel just started up the stairs and found the upper level might be empty for once. Going straight to his bedroom the 25 year old started to change out from his work clothes into some loose-fitted sweats and t-shirt.
“Daniel! Can we order pizza?” someone called from downstairs. Sometimes it really did feel like the kids were actually his. He was feeding them, maybe a reason they didn’t leave, and for a few was clothing them. Sometimes he was too nice.
“Sure, I’ll pay for it—Order just a cheese one for me!” he shouted back as he started back down the stairs. Stopping when he heard a cat he sighed softly looking back “Must have left the window open again.” Shaking his head the man started back up the steps. If it wasn’t one thing it was another.