Note from the author: I am not Shannon Messenger, no matter how good the story.
Rainy Day in the Lost Cities
Fitz: Let’s play Base Quest today!
Tam: Base Quest?
Keefe: (jumps up) Woo! Let’s go team Foster-Keefe!
Sophie: (looks out the window)Nope.
Keefe: Awwww, is Foster trying to break my heart?
Tam: (snorts)I hope so.
Sophie: What? No! It‘s raining!
Lynn: (frowns)Whats wrong with rain?
Biana: Come on, tell us!
Dex: It’s not like we have anything else to do.
Keefe: Come on Fitzy!
Fitz: It‘s just something I picked up from the Lost Cities(takes a moment to concentrate). ‘Rain, rain, blow someway, don’t come back some other day.’
Sophie: Close, it‘s actually, ‘Rain, rain, go away, come on back some other day.’
Lynn: (glares)You would actually memorize that?
Keefe: Ha! Humans are so stu— erm- um....
Keefe: Uh—stew-loving! Heh-heh! Ew, meat! Heh...
Sophie:(slaps her hand on her face)
Dex: I know! Let‘s play Base Quest inside! You can teach us, Fitz!
Sophie, Fitz, and Keefe: (stares)
Sophie: (shrugs)Why don’t we just play Cranium?
everyone but Sophie: (stares)
Sophie: (blushes)Never mind.