School For ChangeSchool For Change5 months ago in General Fiction More Like This
Christmas had come and gone, and school had started again much to Dan’s dismay. He hated school with a passion. The people, the lessons, everything about it he despised. He was now eighteen and was in his final year, so he was anxious for summer to come and release him from the clenching grasps of compulsory education. “Only 165 days left until I can escape from this hell hole” Dan mumbled to himself as he opened up his locker, “I honestly cannot wait”. He packed his textbooks into his satchel and made his way to his first lesson, which was math. He always went into the lesson early to avoid making small talk with his classmates. He peered into the classroom and saw that nobody was there, so he made his way in. He sat at his usual place, which was at the back of the room, and got out his books. He started to doodle in his notepad, which was when his teacher, Mrs. Hamilton, approached him. “Hello Mr. Griffiths” she said “you’re here
Oak's QuestionOak's Question8 months ago in Short Stories More Like This
Finally! The day of Pokemon is finally upon me! I've been waiting years to get my first Pokemon! I was so excited, I couldn't even sleep for several hours. Even now, I woke up around 6 in the morning, tittering and jumping for joy. I was pretty stoked.
A couple of hours later, I heard my mom in the kitchen, making breakfast. I quickly burst open the door and ran into the kitchen, seeing my mom over the stove cooking eggs.
"Well, look who's up, my little trainer." She teased.
"When are we going to Professor Oak's lab?"
She chuckled, "Someone's excited."
"Yeah, I am!!"
"Well, don't worry about it yet sweetheart, that won't be ready for another hour or so. Plus, you still have breakfast to eat through, so why don't you watch TV until everything is ready?"
I groaned in annoyance. I didn't want to wait an hour for my own Pokemon; I wanted to hurry up and go! I sat in front of the TV, watching my favorite show. Of course, I was constantly