-Let's get this over with. Sister Mary said
-Fine with me. I said, trying to act tough.
-You have twenty minutes on each section, the first section is fill in the blanks, the second is multiple choice and the last section is a prompted essay. I will begin the timer when you pick up the pencil.
She said in that cold tone I had learned to loathe. She didn't have enough evidence to get me expelled, but it was enough to force me to retake the final.
-Are you nervous? She added after letting the silent tension grow. She hadn't asked the question to lessen my fear, but more as a threatening declaration about the arduous task that I was about to endure.
-Not particularly. I said achieving the perfect ammount of non-chalance.
The hour ended.
I had gotten