Telepathy is hard. I remember trying to pass messages to my friends in class telepathically, but never having success.
I told my sister about my efforts, and she was oddly encouraging. “Why don’t I think of a number and you’ll tell me what number I’m thinking of,” she said. I thought a while and said, “Seventy-two”. Her jaw dropped, “How did you do that?!”
After that, I used to get very mad at my friends for not thinki