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Choose Your Own Adventure: Can You Make it to the Band Room with Enough Time Left To Cry and Listen to ‘How to Save A Life’ by The Fray?


Photos (with edits) by Fredler Brave / CC0 and Warren LeMay / CC0 1.0

Congratulations: Ralph buys your lie!

"No one's ever called me tubular before, my radical hombre," Ralph said, breaking out into a Charleston. "Well, carry on, my main man!"

After throwing up a set of finger guns, you run past Ralph and into the heralded practice room. You shut the door and make sure it's locked. At long last... freedom.

You close your eyes, and hit "play".

Step one, you say we need to talk

He walks, you say sit down, it's just a talk

He smiles politely back at you

You stare politely right on through

Some sort of window to your right

As he goes left, and you stay right

Between the lines of fear and blame

You begin to wonder why you came...

Reflecting on your long journey and all of the obstacles you've overcome, you feel the waterworks begin to flow. The soothing voice of Isaac Slade is just the medicine your ailing soul requires. Everything in the world is at peace. You feel whole again. A genuine smile forms on your face for the first time in years.

Where did I go wrong?

I lost a friend

Somewhere along in the bitterness

And I would have stayed up with you all night

Had I known how to save a life...


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