I turned around.
“Where have you been? I was getting really worried dude!” exclaimed Jack, and with a red head he came running across the schoolyard. “I’ve been looking everywhere for you.
“Sorry, my dad told me to take Toothless for a walk.”
Nervously, I plucked at my green scarf.
“Didn’t he have the time to do that himself?”
Jack looked at me and I got weak at the knees.
“N-No, he had to do some paperwork for that stupid job of his.”
“Being mayor isn’t that bad, sitting at a desk, cutting ribbons...”
Jack shook his head gently.
“Your dad can’t complain.”
“He doesn’t. In fact, he wants me to be the next mayor when he retires and when I’m old enough.”
A little upset, I stared at my shoes and imagined I wore my father’s gigantic shoes. I quickly looked back up, reminded by myself that I had to be social for once. Jack’s icy blu