Like wolves, bullies cut people off from the herd, then search for a weakness, an insecurity to attack.
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The Wishing Map
Chapter Fourteen: Two Spoos
Previously: Having accidentally scattered the mysterious Objects all over Ismara, Gina and Zack blamed one another. Now the sense of isolation is eating them up.
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The next day the double moon disappeared, and now there was no way to get back to Ismara. They knew because they tried. Unbeknownst to one another, they each rolled out the Map at separate times and attempted to wish themselves back.
Middleton Middle School’s “Back to School Night” and Erhard L. Minzer High School’s “Go, Settlers! Orientation Night” were both that Tuesday evening, so it was decided that Dad would go with Gina and Mom would go with Zack. Dad and Gina drove, but Mom, who never missed a chance to get in a little exercise, said, “Let’s take our bikes!”
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