Prize Fighter

During a brief respite in the campaign, Gronk decided to test his prowess as a prize fighter. He sloped off to his back garden for some privacy. He did not want anyone to see his secret fighting moves. He practised some wide stances, then raised his fists. He had studied photographs and videos of the University of Snookford’s Fisticuffs Club. Gronk made sure the backs of his fists faced his imaginary opponent, just like the members of that prestigious club. He moved around and took a few swipes at thin air.

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Gronk jealously flicked through the glossy Snobbier-Than-Thou brochure and sighed. Irritated by a blanket exclusion from the course, he intended to make the best of his situation. Gronk permanently borrowed the Snobbier-Than-Thou textbook from the school library, observed the Poshey kids and repeated the vocal exercises in his bedroom. On a brighter note, Gronk was in Bosworth House, which was filled with Posheys, some Gossips and a smattering Outsiders with potential. He saw this as irrefutable evidence that a status uplift was within reach. He had the potential to become a Poshey so he would have to be patient. Bosworth House also gave Gronk the opportunity to openly sneer at Steve Nobody, who was in Goodson House with a horde of horrible Outsiders and the remainder of Gossips.

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