The school bell rang
and I hurried back to the usual spot when Ben, Gwens cousin,
grabbed me by the sleeve to stop me. He was wearing that green jacket
I hate. It looks out of place and out of style.
You cannot trust
DVoid! he whispered harshly so no one would hear.
I dont! I
replied, Why do you think that? Your grandpa and my dad want me to
He eased up a little
but he still seemed angry. Im telling you ahead of time. Gwen
told me about your research paper a month ago when you wrote it-
I saw the metal soldier
outside the door waiting for me. Sorry, I got to go! I shouted
as I ran towards the door.
DVoid is Dr.
Animo! Ben shouted at me as I pushed the door open. The words went
in one ear and out the other as I leaped up onto the Null Guardian
with the soldier and we rode towards the citadel.