Sunday, January 13, 2013

Sunday W(ork) I(n) P(rogress) Zombie #2

More from Chapter 1

“Quoting your mom is not cool. It just sounds stupid. Grow up! Eighth graders are top dogs. We don’t listen to our parents, we tell them.”

“Yeah right!” Chad glared at Max. “Your idea is stupid, not my mom. Now if you want cool, she’s cool.”

“My idea’s not stupid!”

Chad rolled his eyes. “It’s not only stupid, but you’re gonna break a lot of rules. Suspension doesn’t look good on transcripts.”

“I’m not gonna break any rules.” Max made quotation marks with his fingers when he said rules. “All it’s gonna do is make me—us the most popular guys in the history of this school.”

“This is so ridiculous,” said Chad. “What’s up with your obsession to be popular? Being popular is not everything.”

Max stared at his friend in disbelief. “How can you not want to be popular?”