...Big deal. So I’m queen of one high school.”
“You were queen of those metal girls too,” Brick said.
Bonnie stared at him. “Huh? What the hell are you talking about?”
“I think he’s talking about when the bebes made you their queen.”
“Those crazy fucking robots? That was all your doing anyway. You were the one who told them I should be their queen. The point is that I’m queen of one high school, one out of thousands across the country. People all over the world know who you are. You have your own fucking TV show, for christ’s sake!”
Bonnie gave a sigh of exasperation. “It started the day we met, when you tried out for the cheerleading squad in eighth grade. I was tired of watching girls try out by then and gave you a routine that I thought was impossible, but it didn’t faze you at all. And then you took over leadership of the squad in no time.”
Kim didn’t speak for a moment. “Jeez, Bonnie, I don’t do it to spite you. It’s called competition, ya know?”
“Yeah, I know. It’s just frustrating. I do my best but I can’t come anywhere close to you.”
Kim realized that she had stopped diddling Bonnie and started up again. “Well, what do you want me to do? Slack off? Let people beat me on purpose?”
“No, I’m not that shallow. That would be pointless.&...