Chapter 1 – Part 6

He yanked the door open and dashed out the room.

Downstairs in the kitchen, his father was dressed in a suit. He was bustling about and putting up the pans he used to cook their dinner last night. Then he reached to open the cupboard. Out came a platter and a saucer; they flung out and crashed carelessly to the tile floor. Mark’s father swore.

father picking up plate

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