Part 5 (9:00pm – 11:00pm)

9:00 “Jack’s mother is dead,” Chloe intones flatly, too disgusted with this proclamation to even waste energy on negating it. “He thought I was,” Elizabeth counters and rises from her chair. From the desk she pulls two albums, and hands them to Chloe. Kate rises to...
24: Countdown Part 4

24: Countdown Part 4

The early summer sun still hangs well above the horizon.  It is, Andre realizes, the longest day of the year, the summer solstice.  He snakes his arm between two crates and pulls out the half full bottle of vodka.  A long and hellish day even without the extra...

Part 4 (8:00pm – 9:00pm)

8:00 PM The early summer sun still hangs well above the horizon.  It is, Andre realizes, the longest day of the year, the summer solstice.  He snakes his arm between two crates and pulls out the half full bottle of vodka.  A long and hellish day even without the extra...

Part 3 (7:00pm – 8:00pm)

7:00 PM The intruder sat in an old wooden chair, his hands placed on either arm rest and restrained by zip ties at each wrist. His casual black t-shirt had been ripped off and dumped in tatters onto the floor. Kate nervously paced the room, concerned with how they had...

Part 2 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)

6:00pm With several men restraining Jack, face-down with their knees firmly implanted into the small of his back, they clasp a new pair of handcuffs around his wrists. Jack’s feet are then shackled to limit his kicking ability. The men yank on the chain connected to...