A lot of things happen when you become a new kid; new friends and enemies, a change of uniforms, and a new understanding of how bad things can get if you screw up. Except these were normal issues to deal about with transferring school mid year, what wasn't normal was the students playing with magic in the halls or shapeshifters showing off in the middle of classes. Yet in the Hollow Institute, though most students called it the Hollow Halls, it was a normal sight since everyone here wasn't normal. It was difficult to integrate into such a wild place, as one of the few new kids, Jay, understood. He was home schooled nearly all his life, taught by his dad since magical abilities ran through his side of the family, that was till life decided he needed to change course. Jay brushed away a few strands of red hair away from his eyes as he rushed to the dining hall for lunch. He was going to be eating alone, again. The boy seemed used to it though, people, warlocks, demons, and anything that simply breathed, had a hard time connecting with him and simply went on it's merry way. The whole dining hall was packed with friends gossiping or engulfing their food, though a few students seemed just as alone as he did.