Final Partner Pastiche - It was 8:00pm the Oedipus Rex...

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It was 8:00pm, the Oedipus Rex grand opening night was about to begin. My girlfriend was one of the lead characters she had worked her entire life to work to get to this one moment of fame. Backstage, there was a bountiful feast of fruit and pastries. Chandeliers hung from the ceiling, looking to large for this gathering, waiters dressed in black tie attire, pouring endless amounts of champagne, and ice sculptures chill the room with greed. I love my girlfriend, but I hate these events. “Attention everyone, if you are not part of the cast, please make your way to the main house entrance,” the director exclaimed in a bossy tone. I kiss my girlfriend good luck, and strolled away. with grimace, I lumbered towards the lightless hallway, and it all came back and hit me like a train. It was October 20th, back when I was just an adolescent, the year was, 2005. My parents left me through the night with the usual babysitter. It was just like any other night, where they left me alone. Babysitter would come over, make me food and put on a movie, and tuck me
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