boy screaming

‘Yes! Which is what I do, on account of being the leader. It’s my responsibility–’
   ’–to make bad decisions? That’s right, I suppose it is.’
   We stood there, arms folded, glowering at each other across the darkened landing of a haunted house. Then, like a sun coming out, Lockwood’s glare softened to a grin.
   'So…’ he said. 'How’s your anger management going, Luce?’
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Lockwood and Lucy, The Screaming Staircase

-Jonathan Stroud

‘Boring!’ Lockwood snarled. 'You’ve done that! Try something else.’
   There was a sudden silence.
   'How many times,’ I said, 'have I told you not to taunt them? It never ends well.’
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Lockwood and Lucy, The Screaming Staircase

-Jonathan Stroud