99 word prompt : Arrogance
March 2, 2017 prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) include slag in a story. Slag is a glass-like by-product of smelting or refining ore. Slag is also used in making glass or can result from melting glass. It can be industrious or artistic. Go where the prompt leads.
As my knuckle approached the musty old door, my outspoken personality fled into the background. No! I must get this over with!
A gruff voice said, “Enter,”
“You wanted to see me Professor?” I asked.
“You called me dense. My IQ is 170!”
“I don’t care if it’s 360,” I said. “You told a guy with Down Syndrome…”
“He is developmentally disabled.”
“I’m in your slag heap, too. Mine’s called Dyslexia, you just can’t see it.“
“He belongs in an Arc.”
“He’s making B’s!”
“Students,” he sneered, pointing toward the exit.
I opened it, allowing the university president inside.