• The Not-So Dead

    The Not-So Dead: Faye’s Story

    Excerpt With the expectation of Thanksgiving break moments away, Faye glanced up at the clock, hoping her Math teacher wouldn’t notice her impatience. The bell rang and a bustle of excitement followed. Students hurriedly stuffed their bags and jumped from their seats. Some chatted about their plans for the holidays but not Faye. She avoided making eye contact and ducked her way out of the classroom, scurrying towards her locker. “Faye, could you stay back for a moment?” She paused in mid step at her teacher’s request as the other students filed by and rushed through the door. Now alone, she turned around slowly. Mr. Patterson leaned against his desk…