My knowledge of American high school is drawn largely from stories like this, and the level of bullying endemic in them is terrifying! The bullying here is but a background and a contrast/complement to what the victims finds in the woods – something weak and needy, and very much out of place.
- Pat Cadigan. The Taste of Night. (Is Anybody Out There?)
- Matthew Hughes. Timmy, Come Home. (Is Anybody Out There?)