January 18, 2011
“Nothing,” he says. There isn't enough time to convey to her the dread that overcomes him every time the bus climbs the hill to the front of the school. Once they get off, they don’t see each other again until third period AP English, and then lunch. Second period is chemistry, the one class he has with Billy Stratton’s. Jamie can’t explain to Sarah how getting flattened by the bus still seems like a viable option to him. Life already seems to be doing a pretty good job of that, so why not go for it literally?