Fear and Loathing in the Classroom

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The American flag in Ms. Margaret Kellar’s office was much larger than required. It spanned nearly the entire wall behind her overstuffed chair, looming over the monstrous desk like giant red-and-white-striped prison bars. She decorated so that all might know how powerful a woman she was, as if her appointed title of School Czar didn’t suggest enough.

“July 27, 2019,” she barked. Everything she said seemed like a command. “We have one month before schools open. Are we prepared for another Westfield incident?”

“Yes mistress, we’ve retooled our curriculum.” Marcie was the only person decent at masking her fear of the woman, and so served as her second-in-command.

“The greatest needs of this nation are order, obedience, and productive labor. Failure to instill these principles in every student will be considered a failure to your country. Understood?”

“Yes, mistress.”

“Tell me, what have you arranged to suppress upstart individuals like little Roger Westfield, should we face another rebellion this year?”

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  1. Ahfl_icon THX 0477

    Loved the line about a ‘Westfield Incident’. Very scary, imposing character you’ve created.

  2. Avatar ALRO613 (LoA)

    Man - I’m so glad you are here dude… GREAT story.. ominous as hell..
    It brings me back to OUR SYNDICATE days…
    WElcome aboard.

  3. Avatar ElshaHawk (LoA)

    this begs a sequel! nice job! I love the oppressive teacher, what a character!

  4. Avatar lisaG

    That is one scary lady.

  5. Avatar Kathy Owens

    scary woman! Reminds me of my principal…she’s one heck of a hag…

  6. Avatar Kathy Owens

    will wait for a sequel…

  7. Avatar As Large as Alone

    This gives me the willies, and I can picture a whole backstory here…lovely!