"Mark has the cutest smile. He told me that tomorrow he-"
I didn't write that.
"-and Mom said she could go, because slaying was more important, and I said that she was probably just using-"
I didn't say that.
"I finally got the CD! Went out yesterday and-"
I didn't buy that.
"-and it came right over to us. Dad said we shouldn't feed it, but I-"
I didn't do that.
Dawn rips the book apart, and chokes back a sob. Then she runs, and leaves the fake room full of fake childhood behind her.
And the pages slowly burn.