I used random.org, and (after a few bad tries that landed on a page with illustrations) it picked page 143!
I was eating cereal, enjoying the quiet, when I felt a tap on my shoulder. I switched into Mac Attack mode, jumping, then spinning around to take down my intruder with a well-placed roundhouse kick. I quickly realized I was about to pummel Kyle.
Monday 5th September
That’s it. I am never going to school again.
I was woken up this morning by Dad doing some brutal curtain opening and entirely unnecessary breathing and existing. He said, ‘Wake up, sweetheart. First day back at school!’
Urgh. He only calls me ‘sweetheart when he wants me to do some hideous job like laying the table or kissing Granny. Then he started his New Term Lecture.
Today is May 11th, but since my book doesn’t have 500+ pages, I am flipping it around, and thus it becomes 115.
Unfortunately, we were a little early, so we’d have to sit and chat for a while. I was tempted to walk right past them into the theater and pretend I hadn’t heard my father call my name, bu t he rose to his feet and shouted at us as he waved us over. “Brian! Ella!”