It was simply chaos since morning at school that day. After school started at 7:30 in the morning, the school bell didn’t announce the end of the first period. The hapless school guard was seen standing in front of the school bell.
“What can I do sir, I am trying for last fifteen minutes, but it’s not ringing at all.”
But that’s how it remained that day. It didn’t emit a single note even when repeatedly hit by various instruments.
It was not the only one, Bells across the world refused to ring that day. It was unanimously decided not to ring for 12 hours starting 8 AM to protest against removal of the bell from Big Ben
Written for Friday Fictioneers Challenge : 21 February, 2014. Find the challenge details in the link !