School had started a few hours ago buy I haven't seen Max anywhere. I'm worried about him because he's usually in school. I wonder if he's just recovering from the party. Or can it be something else. Has anything happened to my best friend?
Max popped up when I was leaving the school during my free period. He met me right in front of the big oak, which is our usual hangout spot. "Where have you been? Are you alright?" I asked my friend. "Does this have anything to do with that party last night?"
"Well I was pretty out of it, I just needed some more time to get back to normal," Max replied. He sounded sort of distracted. Was he just hung over from all that beer that he drank? I wondered
"You sure you're alright?"
"Yeah, I'm fine" answered Max. "Well actually I have something to talk to you about.
I think we should get away from here though."
"Is this really that serious?" I asked him.
"I'll tell you in a minute."
When we walked to the tool shed in the back of the school, he finally told me what happened.
"Do you remember when Alex and I went out back to the lake to take a dive?" I laughed.
"Of course I do, on the way out you broke a chair."
"I did? I don't remember that. That's that important anyway."
"You know that I like Veronica, right? Well, Alex took her from me even before I got a chance to ask her out."
"Yeah, I know. But didn't you go out back with him? You seemed cool with him."
"I though I was. But when we got to the middle of the lake, mentioned her and all my anger flooded back to...