(This commentary was edited in 2017)

He reads quite a lot. Today’s is “To Kill a Mockingbird” by Harper Lee. If you only read one book in your life, make it that one.

Or something by Chris Crutcher or Terry Pratchett.

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Panel 1
A city park.

Panel 2
Coby: {reading on bench}

Panel 3
Coby: {looks up to see falling Violet}

Panel 4
Coby: {astonished}

Panel 5
Caption: EARLIER
Computer: Scorpio. Something major is coming your way! Be there to intercept it or face certain disaster.
Coby: [thinking] Who writes this stuff?

Panel 6
Coby: Huh.

Panel 7
Coby: {dashes off}