Maxine was in her room. She made no effort to go out. She heard everything.
“Ah yeah gidday, er, Mr Harrison, er… Bill. We were wondering…”
“Hi, John. Look I’m sorry but the answer is still no. I mean it’s not the fire thing. It’s just not really appropriate for a twelve-year-old girl to be playing with boys who are almost twice her age. I mean, really… you’re a whole lifetime older than she is. But thank you for the opportunity you gave her.”
“But she’s really…Continue
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“Okay, short straw goes down there and asks…pleads …grovels!” Dooby was grinning fiendishly. So was Noise. John wasn’t. He was deadly serious even though he allowed himself to participate in Dooby’s childish games. He looked over at Chaz. She was in a foul mood, staring out of the window angrily.
John knew he shouldn’t even be doing this. It was against everything he felt. And he knew that when he pulled the short straw he wouldn’t be able to do it anyway. Dooby and Noise already…Continue
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