By Jonathan Carroll
While a film-maker commits suicide, his legacy to his previous buddy is to unravel the riddle of his dying and to accomplish his ultimate, incorrect horror motion picture. This mystery transcends fact into the realm of delusion the place the residing and the useless intermingle.
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He'd worked as a key grip once, but his real calling in life was professional busybody. One minute you liked his feistiness; the next you wanted to punch him out. "My best friend blew his brains out in there, Mr. Piel. I'm about to go in and look at his blood on the furniture. I'm not in the mood to be civil. " He turned and started to walk away. "Some people don't know how to be grateful. I should let them tear the house down. " Ignoring him, I went to the door and did the necessary twists and turns to deactivate the alarm.
Certainly not the mysterious little beauty who sat next to me. Phil (and Pinsleepe) climbed trees, built a fort, had a sword fight. Throughout, he did a voice-over about their time together: how he'd originally invented her to fill his forlorn eight-year-old life, what other purposes she served, when she went away. "I fell in love with Kitty Wheeler when I was ten. Since there was suddenly a real girl in my life, I didn't need Pin anymore. After Kitty came Debby Sullivan and then Karen Enoch. I just stopped .
The lab said they'd returned everything but would check anyway. Sasha went down to oversee their checking but came back empty-handed. "I closed the set for that shot. It was just Matthew, me, and the camera and sound men. Bloodstone spoke for the first and last time in any of the films. Probably the only piece of inspired writing I'd ever done. The whole series spun on that soliloquy. "Wanna guess what happened next? Matthew and Alex Karsandi, the cameraman, were up at that shopping center when the roof fell in.
A Child Across the Sky by Jonathan Carroll