By Michael J. Vanecek
You recognize you’ve had a nasty day while you are chased by way of a psychopath and his military of mystery brokers, affected by the monsters of your nightmares, and your imaginary Elf female friend won’t cease whispering from the shadows, despite how a lot you are attempting to disregard her. All he particularly sought after was once a bit peace and solitude whereas he cracked into super-secret govt servers as he looked for his lacking parents.
He is Steven Crow – aim of violent mystery brokers and decided monsters alike for purposes he can’t remotely understand, enjoyed by means of an Elf of his mind's eye who will not be what he thinks she is, and going silently mad as he seeks solutions to who he's, why he's being pursued, and why his mom and dad are lacking.
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I went at night. There was no one on the streets. I wondered where the people were. The streetlights were like moons cupped in iron fingers. Behind Janina’s house there was no light at all. I ran my hand across the step. I felt something. I put it in my pocket. I put the bread on the step. I looked up at the window, but it was even darker than the night. Somewhere in the house Janina was sleeping. I waved at the dark, empty window and went away. Back on the street, I heard a shout. I turned. Someone stood up the street, in shadow.
Candy he stole just for me. When I found a hazelnut buttercream, I could hardly chew it for laughing. I used to see the brown paper bread bags everywhere I went. Now there were not so many. One day when I snatched a loaf of bread, the lady called after me, “Stop! ” I stopped. I turned and faced her. I shouted back as sternly as I could. “I’m not a dirty Jew! I’m a Gypsy! ” She threw her hands in the air. She called out to the people on the sidewalk. “A dirty Gypsy! ” She started running after me.
Olek had Kuba wrapped like an octopus, Kuba squealing and flailing. Kuba grabbed Ferdi’s leg and bit it. Ferdi screamed, and in a moment everyone but Uri and grim-faced Enos was on the ground, even me with my leash. We laughed and bit and wrestled, and I think we must have looked like one squirming creature with many heads, arms, and legs. At last we peeled apart and flopped to the ground, exhausted and laughing. My ear was bleeding again and hurting. I pressed a fistful of dry grass to it. Except for Kuba, we sat on the ground and talked and laughed and smoked our cigarettes.