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WEDNESDAY MORNING - 6:00am 9/7/83 Klepp House

Jun 6, 2020, 3:29am by Bretticus

It’s a bright morning. The sun is shining through the window, bathing the computer room in golden... wait, what? Computer room? She never mad it up to bed. Petra rubs her tired eyes and r ...

TUESDAY NIGHT - 9:15pm 9/6/83 Blender House

Jun 6, 2020, 3:24am by Bretticus

As foreign a concept homework is for Steven, he does, on occasion, take part in the ritual. “STEVEN!” Ben Blender is towering over his son, fast asleep with his face planted on a p ...

TUESDAY NIGHT - 8:10pm 9/6/83 Taggart House

Jun 6, 2020, 3:23am by Bretticus

Coming into the house, Kenley keys in the alarm code, dodges Sigourney and heads to the kitchen for a quick drink of water. “Aunt Rachel?” The A-Team is blaring from the TV at a le ...

TUESDAY NIGHT - 7:50pm 9/6/83 McRavelin House

Jun 6, 2020, 3:20am by Bretticus

After locking his bike, Mikey fumbles with the lock at the door. It’s a dark night. And a simple act like this that he has executed by rote a billion times now seems nearer to a brain surg ...

TUESDAY NIGHT - 7:55pm 9/6/83 Klepp House

Jun 6, 2020, 3:17am by Bretticus

Petra comes home to find a nearly dark house. On the kitchen table she sees a plate covered with tin foil. Pizza rolls. A drinking glass sits on a paper towel. Propped against it, a handwrit ...

TUESDAY NIGHT - 7:50pm 9/6/83 HQ

Jun 6, 2020, 3:15am by Bretticus

Jacob sits on the futon sifting over and over through Zayde’s pictures, drawings and notes. So cryptic. What is this guy? Is he a demon...a dybukk? What does he want? “Zayde? Is hi ...

MONDAY NIGHT - 10:40pm 9/5/83 Laberman House

Jun 6, 2020, 3:06am by Bretticus

By the time Jacob enters the back door, he expects to walk into a dark house, everyone asleep. But, instead he finds a kitchen bathed in the aroma of Maghrebi mint tea and camphor rub. Jacob ...

MONDAY NIGHT - 10pm 9/5/83 McRavelin House

Jun 6, 2020, 3:00am by Bretticus

Mikey takes a deep breath before walking into the house. Strategically, the back door lends itself to subterfuge. Everyone should be asleep by now. But with his mother, Mikey can’t afford ...

MONDAY NIGHT - 9:35pm 9/5/83 Blender House

Jun 6, 2020, 2:56am by Bretticus

Steven parks his bike in the garage and heads toward the house. He can hear the sound of hammering steel coming from his dad’s forge. A shaft of light and a plume of smoke spiraling up fro ...

MONDAY NIGHT - 9:30pm 9/5/83 Klepp House

Jun 6, 2020, 2:52am by Bretticus

As Petra enters the kitchen, her father is sitting at the table. He’s sipping a cup of coffee and nibbling from a tray of tree nuts. “Hi, sweetie. You were out pretty late. You have.. ...

MONDAY NIGHT - 9:28pm 9/5/83 Taggart House

Jun 6, 2020, 2:49am by Bretticus

Opening the front door and walking into the house, Kenley is equal parts relieved and sad. His aunt Rachel must still be at Luciano’s. He goes into the kitchen to check on Sigourny and jum ...

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