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“How are you feeling?” “Scared,” Michael said. “I’m scared.” “What are you afraid of?” “Everything.” “It’s okay,” she said. “I’m here.” Later that afternoon Michael went through the messages on his cell phone from the previous afternoon. He hadn’t felt the phone vibrating in the chaos 352 lewis shiner of the riot. Three were from Harriman, two from Bishop. He cleared them out, and then stopped. “Roger never called back,” he said. “You’re kidding.” “For all he knows, the phone went dead because the bomb went off .” “Well, I don’t know Roger as well as you do, but if the bomb went off , wouldn’t that have meant he was wrong about what he told you to do?” “Yeah.” “And since that’s not possible, then obviously you must be okay.” He was not, in fact, okay. Beyond the exhaustion and the physical pain, his emotions bounced from elation to despair, love to restlessness, relief to fear, all within the same quarter hour. Finally, around dusk, Denise said, “If we’re not giving in to fear, does that mean I can go back to my
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