Before being pushed against his locker, Ben could feel the imposing cloud and braced himself.
“Watch where I’m going, geek!” the hulk in the letter jacket yelled as he and his friends continued on.
Pressing his palms on the metal, Ben peeled himself off the cold surface. He ran his hands through his short hair and straightened his hoodie. The bullying had been a daily occurrence since he had transferred two weeks ago. Ben knew he was smarter than most, and true, he wasn’t athletic, but at his last school, that didn’t matter. He had never experienced the classic jock-nerd rivalry before moving here. Continue reading