I gave a rueful chuckle, feeling the frustration welling up, “Great. So they might miss a few days of school, and only if I can prove they were behind it all… and whether they get suspended or not, they feel a hundred percent justified in whatever else they do to the rat for revenge.”
Yeah, Taylor tells it as it is.
“If you want things to get better, Taylor, you have to start somewhere.”
“That isn’t a starting point. It’s shooting myself in the foot,” I said, pulling my bag over my shoulder. When he didn’t immediately respond, I left the classroom.
Good, Taylor, keep practicing your one-liner departures - we’ll make a cape out of you yet!
Emma, Madison, Sophia and a half dozen other girls were standing in the hall, waiting for me.
It turns out staying after class for a talk with the teacher isn’t conducive to Operation “Quick Escape”.