Death by chemistry lesson is a subject dear to my heart as I did, in fact, nearly die from a chemistry lesson once. Not, as you might imagine, from the chemicals or other laboratorial hazzards, but from sheer boredom.
This week the 100 word challenge has stretched to 150 words to accommodate the extra needed for dialogue. I've discounted the prompt: Are you sure it should be that colour? as instructed. I've also not counted the two names of my interlocutors as they are purely functionary. Click on Julia to read the other entries.
Lara: I hate this.
Computer: Is there-an-adult-present
Lara: They're out so let's just get on with it.
Lara: Okay, my mum's here.....[whispers] not.
Lara: Yeah, yeah.
Lara: So what do I need the other strip for?
Lara: Sorry, no time. [clicks 'next']
Lara: Hmmm what colour is this?!
Lara: No clue, it's all one muddy colour.
Lara: And forgo my final grade? Not likely. [clicks 'next']
Computer: Are-you-sure-it-should-be-that-colour [blue light flashes]
Lara: Stop flashing, dirty old computer [drinks one solution]
Computer: Are-you-sure It-should-be-that-colour [blue light flashes] Are-you-sure