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Spiral

As the sun beat down, Tali adjusted her baseball cap and tightened her grip on the ball, anchoring her fingers in place as she waited for the right signal; Miles was already two strikes down and she knew just how to put him out. Miles choked up on the bat and watched Tali, trying to read her, glean some clue of what was coming. Tali saw what she wanted, Miles noticed her shifting her weight to the right and mentally prepared to bunt her curveball and mad dash it to First, but the bell sounded just as Tali pulled back, and Mrs. Keller called an end to recess.

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