...ils in anticipation, and some girl actually rocked her head up and down because of the fear of failing. Ben just sat down and waited. The professor entered shortly after and announced the results. 5 people failed and murmurs and sighs were heard across the classroom. Then, the professor handed the tests out one by one, individually to each person. Ben was among the last to get his paper. He turned to the front page of the sheets and took a quick glance at the grade. He could hear voices in the background, people crying and moaning. He simply put his paper down on the table and left the classroom. Just as he was about to exit the front door, Gwen stepped in.
"Hey Ben, how'd it go?"
"I'd rather not talk about it, Gwen. I just want to be alone now, if that's OK with you."
Gwen put on a concerned and sad face and reached her hand towards his shoulder.
"Don't be." he shrugged and left.
Gwen really did feel sorry for her cousin. She really hoped he'd pass this test, especially after he did so well in the previous ones. She felt guilty for not helping him, because he asked for her help but she denied saying Kevin had a math and science exam coming up and that he really needed her. Ben hung up then saying he understood. She thought a lot about the way she treated him lately, and she was disgusted with herself. He always paid attention to her when she needed his help or just wanted to hang out. Her boyfriend was no reaso...