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Well readers seem to like my characters and I thank you for that. I gather you’re getting antsy waiting for conflict. I’ve been feeding you introduction and I’m still writing — we’ll get there
We’re still in the park across from the school.
When they reached the table and unloaded their back packs, Quinn and Kelly dashed to the ice cream stand, pistachio for her and chocolate for him.
Vonny strolled to the corner store for a cherry coke and Stone dug out a juice from his bag, plopped down on the bench, stretched his long legs out before him, and leaning against the table opened his drink.
His muscles relaxed. As he gulped a large mouthful of the still cool, orange beverage, the fizziness tickled his nose. He appreciated the quiet. Except for the presence of him and his friends, the park, mid-morning on a week-day, was deserted. Most people were at work or in school; even the traffic sounds were muted. The group’s arrival had disturbed the birds and squirrels, and now they had fled to wherever such creatures go to hide, leaving the space to the boisterous human children.
In the first snippet – I said they had a free period before their next class. They weren’t skipping. Robert would do that but not these kids.