“The thirty year’s war – skip , Glorious revolution in England-skip , Industrial revolution-skip, French revolution-skip, Creation of second Reich-skip, Bolshevik revolution in Russia-skip, World War -1 &2- skip. That still leaves me with the age of Renaissance and reformation, Age of Enlightenment, American war of Independence, Italian unification and cold war – more than enough to pass the irrational and irrelevant History examination , based on mere mugging-up of facts”, Janine asserts.
“We still have one month till the examination. Why don’t you try and do the World Wars, at least?”, Janine’s friend Rose points out.
“I want to devote that time to Science and Math and thank God ,it’s the very last time, I would have to sit for my longest arch-rival, ‘History’ examination” Janine gasps.
“I wish I could borrow your confidence” ,Rose teases her friend.
In the examination hall, Janine crumbles down to see the first three essay -type, marks-loaded questions set on the skipped portions of the syllabus and charges” literary skills to the rescue!”.
This story was written for Six Sentence Stories at Zoe’s uncharted , the cue of the week being “skip”. Thanks to Zoe for hosting the challenge.