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Holston lifted his virtual headset and the voice of his Monitor filled the room.

Holston Pritchard, 622 Analogous Way, Bluffton, IA, return to your virtual classroom immediately.

He huffed and flipped the mask back down. The tropical jungle he’d been running through had been replaced by his virtual homeroom. Cameras were off, so his classmates’ feeds had disappeared, replaced by organized lines of the capital letter “B,” representing an ocean of judgmental eyes.