"You know what they say..."
“You’re going to get in trouble.” Jackie peered out the clubhouse window.
“Only if you tell on me.” Marcus pulled a lighter out of his pocket. He flipped the ignition switch and watched the flame flicker to life.
“I’m not telling anyone, but you know what they say about mothers?” Jackie crouched down beside her friend. “They say they have superpowers.”
“They’re just ordinary people,” Marcus said. “Exactly like you and me.” The flame danced.
“Marcus!” His mother’s voice rang from the bottom of the ladder. “I told you not to play with fire.”
“See?” Jackie’s eyes grew wide. “Spider-senses.”
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