She was a bitter old woman, but Jimmy did his best to be nice to Granny Turner because she was one of the last of her kind on the block.

“Let them eat cake,” she’d say to anything she found disagreeable.

Jimmy didn’t understand what she meant, he simply knew she was upset again and it was always again. Then he witnessed her in the back ally of the complex feeding a Monster a large German Chocolate cake, an act that was forbidden.

Two days later, Granny Turner was forced to keep her appointment, like the perfect citizen she wasn’t.

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