He hadn’t seen anything like it in twenty years of teaching at Carson’s School for the Future. It was an overwhelming sensation; being surprised. It hadn’t happened in so long. Once he’d been surprised every day. Students came to class with green skin and tails. Things exploded in the back of the classroom. Once, a demon rose out of a student’s bag, only to be defeated by a unicorn summoned by another. Now he was used to it.
But today, each student was sitting demurely in their desks. They were doing their assignments in absolute silence.
Something was terribly wrong.
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