After putting it off as long as possible, Lion finally told his friends about the job offer.
The girl was supportive. “How exciting! But you know you can always return home, right?” Lion nodded.
“It sounds like a big responsibility. Do you think you can handle it?” Scarecrow said, unthinking as usual.
“Far away, too. You ready to strike out on your own?” Asked Tin Man heartlessly.
They walked down the golden road for a while in silence. “Of course I’m scared, but it’s a great opportunity,” Lion said. “I think this C. S. Lewis guy is really going places.”

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