22. A Difficult Choice, original chapter posted 9/12/06
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*Daisy clasps her hands together.*
Daisy: Really, Mikie? You’re taken?
Daisy: That’s too bad..
*Daisy looks into the distance and pouts. Mike frowns.*
Mike: I’m not taken.
*Daisy suddenly perks up and turns back toward him, patting his shoulder.*
Daisy: Aww, how mature! You’re so very very responsible, you know? Not letting relationships distract you from your valuable education!
*The Honors English teacher smiles calmly from her desk.*
Honors English teacher: Now now, everybody. Let’s save the chat for later.
*Her smile turns into a smirk as she grabs a book.*
Honors English teacher: Have you all been enjoying your assignments?
Honors English teacher: I hope so, because it’s time to start on our class presentations! ♥
*Mike is petrified.*
Mike: Oh no..
*Paulo and Lucy sit next to each other in class. Paulo looks off to the side.*
Paulo: The loser really got himself a ball-and-chain, eh?
*Paulo surreptitiously extends his arm behind Lucy.*
Paulo: That’s just too bad for him..
*Paulo grabs Lucy by the shoulder and pulls her close, startling her.*
*The CP English teacher smiles, her hand on her hip.*
CP English teacher: I’m only twenty!
*Paulo is thrown against the wall behind her.*
*Lucy brushes dirt from her hands. Yashy pops out from behind her, looking worried.*
Yashy: Ball and what-now?
Yashy: There’s someone else?
Yashy: Who is she? I’ll kill her for upsetting you!!
*Lucy looks back at her, unfazed.*
Lucy: Nothing’s wrong.
*Yashy raises an eyebrow.*
Yashy: But he just said--
*Lucy glares down at Yashy, looking unusually severe.*
Lucy: Nothing’s wrong..
*Lucy scowls, leaning on the table with one arm. She and Yashy, who looks taken aback, stare at each other.*
Yashy and Lucy: …
*Lucy trembles as she maintains eye contact with Yashy. Yashy looks scared.*
*David scribbles something at his desk.*
*The English I teacher points at David and laughs.*
English I teacher: You’re still in English I GAHAHAHAHAHA!!
*David looks up from his book, upset.*
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