Amore Ma Non Troppo: Opus 3
When I reached my locker after school, he was already there, waiting for me. I dialled the 3 digit combination and the metal door swung open with a click.
137. Does that happen to be your birthday? 13th July? He raised his eyebrow.
I dumped my unwanted books into the locker, slammed it shut, and turned back to him, almost shouting, Im sure your Intelligence Quotient is high enough for you to realise that lock combinations are supposed to be a secret?
sorry, my bad. Chill alright? He backed off.
I shouldered past him, only to have my left arm grabbed tightly, Youre going the wrong way. My houses this way; by the back gate.
Weirdo, I muttered under my breath.
Liams house was a long way from school. We had to walk several miles before boarding a bus. And thats not the end. After alighting, I found myself at an unfamiliar place, populated with dense natural vegetation. The umbrella crowns o