...ulder. "I'm going to stand up for myself, and I'm not gonna let her push me around for once. Maybe I'll do the pushing this time."
Carly only shrugged, seeming skeptical. "Okay. Good luck."
The sound of the bell rang out around them, and Carly quickly finished grabbing her things out of her locker and shut it. "I'll see you later."
Freddie nodded, watching her walk away to her class. He turned in the opposite direction and went up the stairs, heading towards his own. He pulled his phone out of his pocket and texted a message to Sam.
we need to talk about this rumor asap
A few minutes later, after he'd sat down at his desk and gotten his books out, his phone vibrated with a reply back from the blonde.
meet me by the restrooms in the history hall after this period. nerd.
He only rolled his eyes and put his phone away. Once the class was over, he gathered his things as quickly as he could and walked to the history hallway. He had just passed Ms. Ackerman's room when Sam rounded the corner and stopped by the restroom doors, leaning on one leg and looking at Freddie as if she'd been waiting on him for ages. He shook his head as he approached her, stopping and assuming his position: hands gripping the strap of his backpack and his weight shifted to one side.