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Interactive: "Life Among the Fakes"
Public: "Life Among the Fakes"
—is the last in the short branch I started on Sept. 2. I'll admit not much has happened. I just saw a chance to set up an interesting situation -- Will hiding as a beta in the midst of the YouTube gang -- ending in a strong temptation. But I'm not going to develop that temptation right now.
Instead, I'm going to fulfill a short commission picking up where "Laura Comes Clean" left off.
Will has found himself persecuted by "Clover Mystery," a mischievous internet presence, and has been baited and confused by some girls in the theater program. Things came to a head when Chelsea Cooper, of all people, tried coming on to him during a secret meeting in the school portables. The aftermath was even more outrageous: Will finds himself soul-swapped (or something!) with Jack Li. He and Jack have been trying to get through the first night and next morning after waking up in each other's bodies. But now they are primed to have a confrontation with Chelsea Cooper, to find out how and why she swapped them around, and to get her to put them back ...