A thousand furies crying in pain cut off Ms. Walker’s sentence.
She looked out of the window, then turned to the students, raising her voice to be heard over the alarm.
“Out in the hall, now,” she said. “Up against the lockers, kneel with your hands covering your neck.”
Katie opened her backpack to find her phone.
“Katie, drop it, get down, now.”
A dull roar filled the hall, but was soon over. The kids filed back into the room.
“So, Katie, anything interesting happen at school today?”
“No,” Katie said, not looking up from her phone.
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