In archery class, you make sure to stand next to Miriam, the school's biggest gossip. She tells you that Gloria started talking behind your back at Saturday's village fair, telling people that you backed out of your promise to let her ride your horse Buttercup in the Spring Flower Parade.
"But Buttercup is sick," you explain. "I told Gloria that."
"Well," says Miriam, "Gloria says that's a lie, and that she has proof. She's told everybody that you're just too selfish to let any other girl ride your precious horse."
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