Jimmy Fincher Saga - War of the Black Curtain - Book 4

  • Prologue

  • Jimmy Fincher (Narrator)

    The sound of ripping could be heard from miles away.

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  • From the ground, the disturbance appeared to begin near a small patch of clouds, surrounded by the shadow-tainted blue of late morning.

  • A vicious trail of black hurtled across the sky in a swath of destruction, devouring all color in its path.

  • As a horrible tearing sound shattered the still silence of autumn, the dark line expanded, making a massive, black rent in the air.

  • Anyone who was lucky enough to be free from the Black Coma and witness the Ripping saw it spread across the sky like a great sickness.

  • And then the things started flying out of it.

  • * * * * *

  • Jimmy Fincher (Narrator)

    The woman sat and watched from her favorite spot atop the skyscraper.

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  • Her world had fallen into a frightening chaos.

  • Even though she’d heard from her father over the years that it was coming, the fulfillment of such depressing foresight was still too horrible to fathom.

  • She had always been known for her great sense of humor but saw no joke in thisβ€”

  • the end of their lives.

  • Jimmy Fincher (Narrator)

    Her entire city, her entire world, was falling asleep.

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  • And this was no lame attempt at philosophical discussion or metaphor.

  • It was quite literal.

  • The streets were full of themβ€”

  • prostrate, closed-eyed, breathing people.

  • They were all in the Coma, yet very much alive.

  • Jimmy Fincher (Narrator)

    She stood and walked back to the stairwell that led from the roof of the towering building down to her penthouse apartment.

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