Sticking Together Essay

697 words - 3 pages

This event is comparable to when, Romeo avenged the death of this close friendMercutio, and them fights Tybalt Mercutio's killer, on his behalf.It was about two years ago, in elementary school; my friend had been putting up with a jerk since the 7th grade. This kid had done everything that is possibly imaginable to him. He made fun of the many things that my friend Brandon is better at than he is. The bully's name was Jake. Jake did every prank in the book to Brandon; he duck taped Brandon's locker shut, spat in his drinks, constantly tried to pick fights, and the worst part of all is after all this stuff the guy will come up to us, and say "Hey, Brandon, How was your day going?" like nothing ever happened, then he got mad at Brandon when he didn't answer him.I got so made that he's treating my friend like this that l wanted to confront him, but Brandon always stopped me. Anyways, Brandon and I had tried to go through the school and have them deal with him, but they didn't listen to us, even when we had a bunch of students back us up. So, l finally had enough of Jake, so l got the rest of my friends, and we set up a prank to get back at him. This guy had it coming to him. Since Brandon and I tried ignoring him, confronting him, and "persuading" him to stop by force, but he never listened. So l thought that he needs to pay for all he's done to everyone and especially Brandon!Since I am Brandon's friend, everyone expected me to handle him. So, I did I had come up with several ideas including sending him fake magazine subscriptions, prank phone calls, and various other pranks, but I thought that this kid needed to be publicly humiliated.So, I called my friends and told them to meet me at RIM Park, at the port-a-potty, to play...

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