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May I Watch the Game, Daddy?
Published in "Nocturne Issue 4"
“I know, I know. But you have been missing school a lot, lately,” he started.
“But that’s not my fault! You agreed to let me watch the game last month, and that was late too. And I stayed home the next day…”
“That was because your Aunt Larissa died,” Sandy retorted impatiently. “We didn’t plan that. We wanted to keep your mind off it, that’s all. We can’t arrange for somebody to die every time there is a game you want to see,” she added acidly.