Chapter 9

The bus hurtled blindly through the darkness, Wanda now white-knuckle-gripping the steering wheel while Tim worked the pedals. Liz sat back with Arnold, patting his arm comfortingly every time he moaned. They drove in tense silence for a long time. Wanda's eyes were shifting from window to window when something caught her attention. Out the … Continue reading Chapter 9

Chapter 8

Ralphie was alone when he came to. Confusion washed over him as he scanned the room, trying desperately to remember where he was and what was happening. Standing up, his body ached all over and the clear gem in his palm still emitted its faint glow."Ms. Frizzle! Carlos, DA, Keesha! Anyone!?" Throat burning, his voice … Continue reading Chapter 8

Chapter 6

Ralphie surged through a kaleidoscope of black and green, a heat in his belly so intense he thought he would explode. A deafening roar drowned out all thought, and he knew only disorientation and pain. He howled through the nothingness, his body tugged and spun by unknown forces, careening over invisible angles and points, shredding … Continue reading Chapter 6