Warning: Discussion of racism
“We could all—” Lina flailed her hands, “– be sitting here & die while some other Hill Top is safe?”
“Well, if so, we’ll be in the majority?” His smile was crooked. “Most people agree that this is the place. That’s why Dylan and Ethan’s fathers are here. And my mother — my parents — and probably your parents. “
“Dylan said I didn’t belong here,” she muttered. “So did his buddy.”
“Yeah, well, they’re assholes. You literally held them in the air with the power of your mind. You belong here. And if they’re stupid about your mother — because that’s probably the problem, between you and me,” he sighed. He caught himself and huffed. “Sorry, that’s—” He stared at his pizza, attacked it, and was quiet for a moment, mouth full.
Lina took the chance to take a couple bites of pizza herself, thought about what he was saying and not, and grabbed the soda to wash down the pizza.
“So you’re saying they’re racists.” Continue reading