The Wishing Map 61

Has there ever been a person who turned your life upside down, who re-shaped your destiny?

Mitch Teemley

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Note: To read The Wishing Mapfrom the beginning, click here.

The Wishing Map

Chapter Fifteen: Destiny

Previously: Zack and Gina finally made up, commiserating over the fact that they would (presumably) never return to Ismara.

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Nearly two months had passed since school started. Gina and Zack were surviving. Sort of.

Mr. Trippifel boiled a frog to death in Biology: it didn’t know it was dying because the temperature rose so slowly. That’s me, Gina thought. Except I know.

Zack wrote a story entitled “Liulah, the Cloud Shepherd.” Mrs. Simonson gave him a C and told him to “write about real life.” So he wrote about trout fishing, and got an A. “See what happens when you write about real life?” said Mrs. Simonson. He’d never been trout fishing, but dead trouts sounded real, and real was what Mrs. Simonson wanted, so… He spent the rest of…

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Writer, Filmmaker, Humorist, Thinker-about-stuffer
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