Everything was different in the year 2025. They passed a law saying that children had to take pencil guns to school.
The problem started when Royalty’s mother handed her a pencil gun in the kitchen one morning.
“Here my love -- take this.” “Mom, but why?”
“Honey, you need this to protect
yourself. I don’t want anything to happen to you.”
“But I don’t like this idea. This makes me scared, mom.”
“Royalty, please don’t make this difficult.”
“All this is ridiculous, mom. How can you feel safe with something material?”
“Take it and I don’t want any calls from the principal that you left your pencil gun.”
Royalty was extremely mad and called her best friend, Carlos.
“Long time that I don’t talk to.”
“I know. I just finished fighting with my mother.”
“She wants me to use this pencil gun -- supposedly to protect
“I know. My mom was talking to me about it, too. But don’t worry,” Carlos assured her....