“There’s still at least one left,” they heard Counselor Fuller say, now speaking a language they could understand. “The rest have been prepared.”
“It’s going to be a long trip to the next world,” Director McGee added. “It’s important that we never leave any behind. Everyone of them must go.
If I iron or sew one more name tag on my stuff, I’m going to scream. There are name tags on my jeans, shorts, shirts, nightgowns, pajamas, sheets, pillowcases, sleeping bag, socks, sweaters, sweat shirts, underwear, and jackets. My mother’s having me put adhesive-tape labels on my comb, brush, and flashlight. There’s indelible ink on my fingers from putting my name on my sneakers. She’ll probably make me carve my name in the soap bars and on my eyeglass frames.