《Legend’s Second Chance》[Legend’s Second Chance] - ∆Chapter Eight∆
Both Jacksons team and mine were discussing strategy before the game.
”Alright men, and um, Gloria. Today we will win and show those spitballing bastar- uh I mean idiots that we can beat them without even a sweat. Hit hard, dodge fast and above all aim to kill! ”
I had been a little too enthusiastic about getting to face off against Jackson, but I was truly justified.
”That is not really a plan. ”
Said Matthew who was a little antsy about the possibility that he could get hit in the face.
”It is divine inspiration, take it or leave it sucker. ”
Gloria and Gavin were stretching for the incoming battle while Matthew was talking to me. I pointed to Gloria and Gavin and explained the name of the game to poor little Matthew.
”Buck up and look over there, you see them? They are preparing for a glorious battle while you are bemoaning your fate. You cannot quit, you can only look ahead and do your best. ”
Matthew thought about it for a minute and realized that it was true. He gave me a thumbs up and started cracking his knuckles as he looked intently at the opposing team.
I was happy with the little team I had put together. I would make sure that we all sat together for lunch because I had a proposition for them all.
Bruce yelled to indicate the start of the match and we all dashed past the white line and headed to the center where the balls were located.
We managed to roll back about ten. This was an excellent amount since we were outnumbered. We all grabbed two balls in our hand. They were surprisingly hefty. They would hurt to get hit in the face with.
I hurled my first ball just narrowly missing Jackson, but when it impacted the wall far behind him it made a solid smacking sound.
My second was aimed at Andrew. It hit him in the chest and he did not catch it. He curled up in a ball on the ground from the pain.
I moved back a bit to grab the two extra balls that we had initially rolled back.
I noticed that Gavin had caught Mias ball, thereby eliminating her. I also saw that Gloria had been eliminated by Bill.
That annoyed me, so I targeted Bill. My first ball hit him in the arm and he walked to the sidelines. As I was about to throw my second at Jackson, he threw his at me, so I deflected it with the ball in my hand. I then continu