Mr. Summers

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Mr. Summers
“The luck will always be with me. Summer, summer, summer, oh Mr. Summer. What a wonderful summer. The grass is green; the flowers bloomed gracefully, fresh and warm summer. I am Mr. Summer, one of the leaders of our village. This day is traditionally special for me and for my villagers, because it is the lottery day. Seeing the children happy while gathering the stones is good to see. It seems ironic being happy, but I really am. Sometimes I think if the person in our village considers me unfair because of me being a leader. I don’t remember the reason on how I become the leader of this lottery, luckily I still am. I know that the people pitied me because I have a nagging wife, the agony of us being a couple. I don’t even have a child to take care of. But still, I am glad that the people here in our town respect me. Not even one tried to challenge me. I have the authority in this town. I control the people here in this town. But sometimes, I dreamed being stoned! I panicked, I startled, and I am terrified! What will I do? Will that happen? Will they stone me to death when I became the chosen one? NO! That must not happen! I need to make rules, I need to influence and educate them with my policy. I need to trick them! It is now time to draw the paper. Here I am about to get the paper in my hand. The people are staring at me with fear and joy. As I get the paper, smiling, I read ‘Tessie Hutchinson’ with a relief on my face. She must be stoned to death. I will always have the luck! And having the control, I will not let myself killed. I will never draw my name in the box of death. EVER!…...

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