Timmy’s heart was still pounding as he looked around the dusty, cluttered shop. The shelves were filled with all sorts of peculiar items, from old books to peculiar trinkets. But what caught his attention the most was a shimmering Magic 8 ball tucked away in a corner.

Curiosity got the best of Timmy, and he picked it up. “Will the bully leave me alone?” he asked, shaking the ball.

To his surprise, the Magic 8 ball displayed a message that went beyond the usual “Yes,” “No,” or “Maybe.” It read, “Take a different route home today.”