He couldn’t say he liked her, exactly. But she was new, and therefore a novelty item. Like when the Circle K had caramel Drumsticks in addition to the plain old vanilla ones. And the girls at this school were definitely vanilla. Same girls, same bags of issues since grade school. This was a new girl, with a new bag of issues. New issues were far more interesting and shiny and new than the same old stuff Brittany and Jemma and Wren were pushing. Issues that included, but were not limited to: knocking things over, setting people on fire, and cheating.