I, being a major character, am going to have to be redeemed somehow. So go with that...okay? Okay.
Jake nodded, and said, "I'm sorry if I'm bugging you--I just need your help for a second. I swear it will not take long."
I rolled my eyes. Kids and I don't exactly get along so swell--did I mention that? Honestly I don't get along with anyone too well. It's not that I'm mean or anything, it's just everyone else is not mean compared to me, so it tends to make me out like mean person.
Anyway, so that was my first of several encounters with Jake. He was such an easy target. But as much as I loved to secretly mock him, I had to treat him kindly. On top of being a quite freaky nerd, Jake was also a bookworm--the library's number one bookworm, in fact. To this very day, I've never seen anything like Jake. He'd read four books a day from cover to cover. I swear the boy must have been able to read in his sleep--how else could he have read so many? And it wasn't like he pretended to read or only re