‘…Power sockets in a swimming pool! One of the many reason homo-sapiens once stood on the verge of extinction.’
The teacher’s comments fell on deaf ears. In the foreground she sensed a trio of giggling girls, telekinetically tossing a hairbrush back and forth, and hidden away at the back several boys had clearly pooled their consciousness in order to play online games.
She gave a virtual sigh. Modern teaching was nigh-on impossible.
‘…And this – once the only means of communication; its ringing interrupting a deafening silence devoid of content. Can you imagine?‘
The kids stared at her blankly. For all their technology and privilege…
Written for: Friday Fictioneers