From the author: It's the night of the homecoming dance! Are you excited? I'm excited. Let's see what Myrtle's not-a-date has in store!
Ian picked Myrtle up promptly at seven. He wore a powder blue suit that should have been horrifyingly tacky, but looked ironic and classic. Perhaps the powder blue suit was back? He had a white boutonniere and a matching wrist corsage for her. Despite, Myrtle felt a surge of emotion at receiving flowers. She'd never gotten flowers from anyone.
Dan passed very close to her and sang "don't forget he's jailbait." He made a show of picking up a big old film camera from the top of the TV. Louder,...