By Ray Bradbury
Halloween evening, 1954. a tender, film-obsessed scriptwriter has simply been employed at one of many nice studios. An nameless research leads from the large Maximus movies backlot to an eerie graveyard separated from the studio by means of a unmarried wall. There he makes a terrifying discovery that thrusts him right into a maelstrom of intrigue and mystery—and into the dizzy pleasure of the motion picture on the top of its glittering energy.
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She liked his trimmed mustache, and she liked that no matter the weather he always wore a suit on his visits-dark brown, his favorite color, with the white triangle of a handkerchief in the breast pocket-and cuff links too, and a tie, usually red, which he left loosened Mariam could see herself too, reflected in the brown of Jalil's eyes: her hair billowing, her face blazing with excitement, the sky behind her. Nana said that one of these days he would miss, that she, Mariam, would slip through his fingers, hit the ground, and break a bone.
Almost two days you made me lay on that cold, hard floor. " "I cut the cord between us myself. " Nana always gave a slow, burdened smile here, one of lingering recrimination or reluctant forgiveness, Mariam could never tell It did not occur to young Mariam to ponder the unfairness of apologizing for the manner of her own birth. By the time itdid occur to her, around the time she turned ten, Mariam no longer believed this story of her birth. She believed JaliPs version, that though he'd been away he'd arranged for Nana to be taken to a hospital in Herat where she had been tended to by a doctor.
The room was reeling up and down, the ground shifting beneath her feet. "He's a shoemaker," Khadija was saying now. "But not some kind of ordinary street-sidemoochi, no, no. He has his own shop, and he is one of the most sought-after shoemakers in Kabul He makes them for diplomats, members of the presidential family-that class of people. " Mariam fixed her eyes on Jalil, her heart somersaulting in her chest. "Is this true? " But Jalil wouldn't look at her. He went on chewing the corner of his lower lip and staring at the pitcher.
A Graveyard for Lunatics: Another Tale of Two Cities by Ray Bradbury