English 11, B-3
April 9, 2012
Failure on a Wednesday
Pete had always been profoundly interested in his star wars lego set. He never stopped working on it. The sheer size of his set occupied his whole bedroom, forcing him to sleep in the bathtub. He was his was his life, his craft; but no body knew about it, they just saw Pete as simple and uninteresting. And since he really wasn’t good at anything else, he knew what he had to do to help his self validation: he would have a showing! Pete came to school early that next day with flyers, it read: “See the art of a jedi – come to Pete Jobson’s house Wednesday night, six pm at 4113 Luck of the Irish lane. Food will be provided.”
Tomorrow came too soon; Pete was nervous so he did his normal relaxing routine, a quick trip to the park for some bird watching and to listen to Lady Gaga, Pete’s favorite music. Refreshed, Pete returned home to straighten up his set and prepare for his visitors. After repositioning the X-fighters and battle droids, Pete went to take a bath, washing behind the ears and between the toes like mama told him to. He got out, dried off, and went to set up a table with wheat thins and cheese for the guests. He turned on the TV, (Revenge of the Sith), and had some Lady Gaga playing at the front door. He waited and anticipated, looking out the window for his guests. He waited for quite some time. After bout five hours Pete looked away from the window, he gave up. But he was most certainly furious. He couldn’t believe people could be so cold. Unable to control his rage, Pete got up and punched the closest wall, only to hit a beam and break his hand. With a broken heart and a broken hand Pete painfully typed some hateful tweets to everyone who was supposed to show up. He then ran upstairs, arriving at the top only to trip over the last step which sent him spiraling through his bedroom door. His landing was unfortunate to say the least. Upon impact, his whole body was...