Compulsion

Compulsion

<p>Today has to be perfect.<br />Magic.<br />I look at the clock.<br />10:14 AM.</p><p>Ten fourteen. One plus one is two plus four is six plus ten is sixteen minus one is fifteen minus two is thirteen. OK.</p><p>I turn from the clock and walk into the hallway. "Ready."</p><p>Saturday will be the third state soccer champion&#173;ship in a row for Jake Martin. <em>Three</em>. A good number. <em>Prime</em>. With Jake on the field, Carson City High can't lose because Jake has <em>the magic</em>: a self-created protection generated by his obsession with prime numbers. It's the magic that has every top soccer university recruiting Jake, the magic that keeps his family safe, and the magic

Heidi Ayarbe
HarperCollins

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