*** In a Private Channel ***
TREVOR: Hey Paige
TREVOR: I know you're probably on your way to class
PAIGE: Yeah. I've got Chem class starting in a few
TREVOR: Oh, okay...
...I just wanted to let you know that I do know what obsequious means
TREVOR: Fawning, ingratiating, sycophantic...
PAIGE: Um, Trevor?
PAIGE: Did you just look that up on your phone?
...I guess I just didn't want you to think that I didn't know what the word meant at all
...because I did!
...just not really in context
...or in way that I could describe it
PAIGE: Okay, well that's cool
...no one's judging you
...well maybe Zoe a little bit
...but she judges EVERYONE!
TREVOR: Heh...yeah, I know
...it's just that you guys are all really, really smart
...and I'm...well I'm...
...let's just say academics is not really my thing
PAIGE: No worries...
...we've all got our own thing
...I just don't want you to think that, you know, I'll be slacking on this project or anything
...because I won't!
...I'm not a slacker!
PAIGE: I know...
...none of us thinks that about you
TREVOR: Yeah, okay, but it's really important that YOU don't think that about me
PAIGE: I don't
TREVOR: Oh, okay
PAIGE: Um, Trevor
PAIGE: My class is starting
TREVOR: Oh, yeah. Of course!
...I guess I'll talk to you later then
*** Later that Day ***
ZOE: Okay, guys. I did some sleuthing
JACE: Oh, yeah? What ya got?
ZOE: Well, I found this...
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The Descendants - A 2018 Wattys Award Winner!Mystery / Thriller
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