COLLEGE (Apologies to Mr. Dickens)

Avatar Author: BARomero I am Home Again... Was a Ficleteer... Then a Protagonizt... Still a Protagonizt, but feeling very Ficly once again... Read Bio

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair, we had everything before us, we had nothing before us, we were all going direct to heaven, we were all going direct the other way – in short, the period was so far like the present period, that some of its noisiest authorities insisted that I skip the epic kegger at Sigma Epsilon Chi, lock myself in my dorm room and finish my damned English Lit paper!

…Or I could always take the Incomplete…

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  1. Ahfl_icon THX 0477

    Funny use of the classic. Ah, the things I missed out on not doing the whole frat thing.

  2. Avatar BARomero

    I didn’t do the frat thing either, but thought how this passage still encompassed my college experience. I originally considered lifting it verbatim, with only the title to give it a different context.

  3. Avatar Eckhouse

    Cry havoc, motherf**ker. Very thorough use of tags, as well.