The Other Side of the Wall
Scarlett Ivy Jacobs has a dilemma. She has an enemy who can ruin her high school experience and a secret forbidden friend with absolutely no idea who he is. Can it get worse? With Scarlett, it can always get worse. Her clumsiness leads to her knocking down a few chemicals in her "friend's" mom's lab. To top it all, she's on a race to save the world from the extinct sun. Don't get it? Try clicking on the 'Read' button above...
"Hey!" he said. "Watch where you're going, dumbbutt!"
I hated him instantly.
"I would, but your fat body was kind of blocking my view."
"If I'm fat, then what are you?"
"Average people aren't as dumb as you and neither do they go around with vision problems and not wear glasses," he shot back.
"Usually at this point, I'd be bashing your brains out. But since I'm a good student, I'll just go to class," I retorted.
"Go away, Jake."
"So the blind one finally figured out the King's name," the most annoying boy in the world, no, make that the universe, said.
"If you're the King of Fat-People-Who-Are-Also-Dumbheads," I made a face at him.
"Red? You there?"
"My name's not Red, it's Ruby."
I could nearly hear him smirk. "Exactly."