Friday, August 24, 2012


"Impressive résumé," Angela said, peering at the marks on the Etch A Sketch. "But not exactly unique. Understand, positions are limited. I want this to be memorable."

Billy took the toy, twiddled its knobs and handed it back. "You remember when Principal Albinson canceled school last month? The 'plumbing problem'?"

Angela's jaw dropped. "That was you?"


"And was there really --"

"Yup. Everywhere. Ball pit or bounce house, doesn't matter. I can make something similar happen and to similar effect." He shook the tablet clean. "Ball's in your court."

"You're invited," Angela beamed. "This'll be the best birthday ever."

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