Alfred Washington 1 Re-uploadAlfred Washington 1 Re-upload5 years ago in Profiles
America ran as fast as he could to the back yard! England was coming! England was coming! Normally, he would be rushing out to meet him, but not this time. This time, England was the last person he wanted to see. He looked around the backyard-trying to decide what to do. It was too late to jump the fence and head for the woods. They were too far away, and England was too close. Surly, England would see him. After a moment of carful strategic planning, America decided his only safe bet was to hide in the big apple tree in the back yard. With his axe still in hand, he began to work his way up the tree.
Of course, we all know America's brilliant plan of hiding in an apple tree was not the best idea he ever had. If America had put more thought into it, he would have realized that it was an especially futile hiding spot, considering it was his favorite hiding
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America flinched at the sound of England calling his name. Other than that, he made no other movement. He stayed glued to his hiding spot in the apple tree. He was having one of those, "Maybe if I ignore him, he'll go away," moments.
"Alfred!" came the voice again. "I know you are up there, so you might as well come down!"
Once again, America stood his ground. He closed his eyes. In disparity, he had now switched to "Maybe if I can't see him, he can't see me," mode.
"Alfred!" England called a third time. This time his voice had England's "I'm warning you," tone to it. This was it. America was feeling sicker by the minute. "This is your final chance. If you are not on the ground, in front of me, in the next sixty seconds, you shall go without dinner this evening."
That got America's attention. Anything but that! He hated go