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An Unexpected VisiterKatherine's mother was in the living room reading a book, when Kat got home from school. She dropped her book bag on the floor and collapsed on the couch.
"Rough day at school, honey?" Kat's mom asked, looking up from her book.
"Terrible!" Kat replied. "Worst of it, I'm probably going to be up half the night with all the homework the teachers have dumped on me!" She gave a sigh a dying man probably couldn't match and laid her head back and shut her eyes.
Suddenly, Kat heard her mom scream in fright, followed by a loud crash of breaking glass. "What the-" Kat began, sitting up, than she screamed in fright too. A large man wearing a black ski mask and black fatigues had smashed one of the living room windows and was crawling through into the house!
He stood up, seeming to tower over the two seated women, at least in Kat's mind. In one large hand, he held up a pistol and pointed at Kat and her mother. "Both of you keep quiet now! Not a word, you hear!?! I've never killed a woman before, b
Genghis Whenever we were bad my mother used to take us to the mall to see Genghis Kahn. They kept him in a dusty diorama of a Mongolian steppe, all tall grass and yurts. He sat on a throne of bone (well, plastic shaped like bone), scowling in incomprehension at the American kids who flocked around him like startled lemmings. My mother would usually push us toward him, saying things like “Tell him what you did to your father’s stamp collection.” Genghis would give a grunt, spit a wad of phlegm onto the tall grass, and give us a wizened, wrinkled grimace, as if he had to go to the bathroom.
He terrified me.
My brother couldn’t get enough of him.
When my brother got caught in my mother’s evening dress, my mother grabbed us both and dragged us to Genghis. It was a slow day, and we were the only kids crowding him. “Tell him what you did,” my mother hissed a
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