Volume 2: Chapter 33 – Not Returning To School
“Why?” I immediately asked because I knew that I was the youngest to become a magic scholar. Why was it that I could not surpass Teacher Di? I had deeply believed in the past that I held extraordinary talent, enough to certainly become a Legendary Grand Magister like that of yore. Teacher Di’s words had astonished me, enough to shatter my self-confidence.
“Don’t worry. Listen to me explain,” Teacher Di paused for a moment, “You know how old I am this year?”
“This year I’m 83. Do you know how old the vice principal is?”
“I don’t know. I’d think he’d be a bit younger than you!”
“This year he is 62. Before you came, he was the youngest to become a magic scholar....