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    Sick – Tom Leveen

    “‘Hey, Brian!’ I turn to face a stout, broad-shouldered dude sporting a blue mohawk.  ‘You goin’ to fourth hour?’ he growls. ‘Not anymore!’ I say.  Chad Boris grins. It’s a rare expression for him, making him appear savage. ‘Excellent,’ he says, ‘Jack’s wain by the car.’” Tuesday starts off as any normal day would. Brian and his friends are at school, only missing Hollis who is off sick. Skipping fourth means not much hassle, aided by the fact they seem to be the only ones out and about, but returning for seventh period makes them question whats going on. Stagecraft is usually an easy A but when anarchy breaks out…

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    Stung – Bethany Wiggins

    “I don’t remember going to sleep. All I remember is waking up here – a place as familiar as my own face.  At least, it should be.  But there’s a problem. The once-green carpet is gray. The classical-music posters lining the walls are bleached, their brittle corners curling where the tacks are missing. My first-place ribbons are pale blue instead of royal. My sundresses are drained of colour. And my bed. I sit on the edge of a bare, sun-bleached mattress, a mattress covered with dirt and twigs and mouse droppings.”  When Fiona wakes up in her bedroom she doesn’t understand the changes within her personal space, she doesn’t understand…