It was Halloween. The time of the year when some kids have the most fun. But not him. He was there. Sitting in his room, grounded. Alone in the house. A sound of ringing phone traveled through house like a wave on an ocean. Ben ran quickly to answer it.
"Is this Ben?"
"Yeah, that's me." Ben replied.
"Hey, this is Steve."
"Hello Steve. What is going on?"
"Did you hear about the new store that opened recently in our town?"
"You've got to go see it. I heard it has all the stuff you need for Halloween. Masks and costumes. They have everything. Do you want to go see it with me?" Asked Steve.
"I can't. I am grounded!" Said Ben with disappointment.
"That's too bad. I am going there right now. Anyway, just give me a call when you can leave your house again. See you."
"Buy." Answered Steve with frustration.
He knew he couldn't leave the house. He was alone but he knew both of his parents would call every hour or so to check if he is home. Then the phone rang again. He answered it.
"Hi Ben. This is Mom. I know I grounded you but I want you to do me a favor. Go to the pharmacy and pick up the medication for me. Ok honey?
"No problem Mom."
"All right then. Get the medicines and come back as soon as possible. Remember you're still grounded. I will be home by 7:00 and I expect you to be back by that time."
"Ok Mom. Buy." Replied Ben.
He looked at the clock. It read 6:30. He dressed and left house to pick up the medications. By the time he left pharmacy it was already 6:50. He decided to take a...