...OL!!!” One kid yells. And that sets off cheering and chants from the crowd. P.J. rushes over to see if Max is OK, fighting his way through the chanting teens. But the chanting stops once a familiar voice is heard.
“OH MY GOD, MAX!!!”
The crowd disperses as Peg runs up to P.J. & Max. “Mom, what’re you doing here?” P.J. asks.
“I was passing by when I saw what happened?” She says. “What was Max thinking? Quick, P.J. Help me get him to the van.” They both pick him up and carry him over to Peg’s Mini-Van, placing him in the backseat. Max starts to lose consciousness, and the last image he sees is Peg’s face.
“Am…am I in heaven?” He asks. Peg just smiles and buckles him in his seat. P.J. jumps in on the passenger side as Peg’s climbs in the driver’s seat and takes them home.
Later that Night…
Max sits at the table in Peg’s kitchen, holding a bag of ice on his head. He has a solemn look on his face, as Peg walks over and slides him a glass of milk. The entire house is dimly lit, and it seems no one is there but them.
“So, you tried to skateboard over the school to make yourself famous.” Peg says.
“Yeah, I know. It was stupid.” Max replies.
“Not really.” Peg says. “There’s nothing wrong with trying to be remembered. You just ...