“So, you think you’re better than me, do you?” Casper said fiercely. “Think you can beat me in a spell-off?”
Oliver stared at him in disbelief. What a nerve he had, coming to Magic School and picking fights like that! Why did he have it in for Oliver, anyway?
A hot feeling of rage surged through him. Well, he’d show Casper! “Yeah,” he replied. “I do.”
Casper laughed. “No problem. And to make it more interesting, let’s throw in a forfeit for the loser, too.”
“Fine,” Oliver snapped. Then he wondered what he was letting himself in for. But he couldn’t back down now!