“He knew those shoes, he had seen them plenty of times strolling down the halls of WrenChester Middle School, sometimes planted firmly on the hands of a scared little sixth or seventh-grader. “He was big, this Ivan? He spent countless hours mapping the rooms and their dimensions with a few other men they hired, and then countless more researching ideas for things he wanted to change or that he wanted to keep the same. He had no problem getting tasks done when asked (for the most part) though I would never come home to him having gone grocery shopping and fixing me dinner, him having gone to the hardware store and fixing a broken shelf in our apartment, him waking up early and shoveling our walkway, him spending some free time researching career options, him finding an event or a hobby for us to get involved with or to attend.
Possible more bloody hell yet to come. “What the hell kind of a monster would do that to a kid? “The same stuff that farmer used to kill that Leshy monster so many centuries ago. You just might have to have a conversation and start him moving some stuff and changing some things instead of waiting for him to think of it himself. People who find this post in future can always scan/Control F for keywords that interest them and skip the other stuff. Future astronauts might one day live in habitats that were fabricated with fungus. If you’re really serious about your survival prep, you might want to upgrade that to a four or six-week stash of non-perishable items like canned goods, preserved meat, and freeze-dried food. It was more like the record player was projecting the fire. I’d see if the record store owner could test it out for me.
I went ahead and loaded the Slayer record on it. I have not noticed it leaving any little bits behind. Once renovations for the house were complete, Shade still felt a little lost. He was grateful for him and all he dealt with; the nightmares had been the worst, where the first month or so of being home, he’d dreamt of still being taken. Recovery took the form of a multitude of things; of course, redecorating and fixing the Victorian mansion he’d been left in Roderick’s Last Will and Testament was the first on his list of items to do. 11/19/2019 — Our NY selling Agent informs us that our buyer’s appraiser is finally coming to appraise our house Nov 21st This seems to be a good sign that our buyers underwriting has been able to reach this step as we cannot buy our new house without selling ours first.
Asked our NJ Agent if that’s official enough? Eventually one turned towards the bath and I had enough sense to duck at just the right moment, pushing hard to distance myself from physical reality as I was forced to lower my whole face into the liquefied remains of over a dozen cats. He is intelligent enough to do well in school- And the repeated failures were a direct result of a lack of effort (missed classes, assignments, procrastination.. Shade’s therapy, though, came in the form of all the new interior decorating. Even the band came and helped one day, taking down old photographs that would be sent to Roderick’s remaining family in Italy, hauling out unneeded furniture, and more. He helped. Every step of the way, just like Shade knew he would. He hadn’t wanted to see any of the dogs on cold concrete like he’d seen in so many TV commercials; he was pretty sure it would have made him sick to his stomach.
And then there were the other ones: the ones where Roderick came to him and blamed him, saying if he’d just died during that fall off the high rise, none of this would have ever happened. He felt like he needed something to occupy his mind since he no longer had the band to fall back on and when Helian was busy working late. And what he saw next made him fall backward with shock. Rushing up to his side, the others soon saw what he had revealed. He and Helian hired everyone that they needed with Shade’s newfound fortune. Not only did he understand Shade’s feelings and how he ached still – despite most everyone else, who were all convinced the ex-bassist had suffered a form of Stockholm Syndrome and some even suggested he go to therapy for it – but he was there. Sometimes, when the ex-bassist was alone, it even felt terrifying, like maybe he’d walk out the front door to find someone there to shoot him.