The crackling of the fire burning had replaced the screams that were echoing throughout the living room. The silence was so loud that any thoughts you had would be drowned out, but who could think after what happened. A group of five sitting cozy around the fire place with tears in their eyes looked around at one another in grievance. Some eyes held the question of what to do, and for some of the others there was the question of who was next to join the ashes of their friend.

 

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