It was fun to begin with; a game, an adventure. But now he’s had enough. He doesn’t like being on his own any more. He’s hungry, he’s lonely and he’s scared. He wants everything back to how it used to be.

     Dean McFarlane is seven years old.

     The day before yesterday, as they were walking to school together, Dean’s mother dropped dead in front of him.


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