And the record begins with a song of rebellion." - Say Anything, "Belt" When Austin Jones leaves his home on the back of a motorcycle at the age of…
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“A slumber did my spirit seal; I had no human fears: She seemed a thing that could not feel The touch of earthly years. No motion has she now, no force…
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Antlers is quiet, even at this time of the morning, when most people are hustling to their jobs. The shops are just opening for the day, drawing back…
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Austin can tell he’s close to the car wreck once it’s freezing enough for him to wish he had brought an extra sweater, or the puffy winter jacket he saw…
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St. Sithney Hospital cuts a large and impressive figure in Antlers’ skyline - it might be the tallest building Austin has seen yet in town, but maybe…
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Austin can feel Sheriff Maxwell’s eyes boring into him as he climbs up out of the ditch on the side of the road. He looks up from his feet to find her…
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The funeral parlor is too bright, and it smells artificial, like someone sprayed the whole place with perfume to cover up the scent of death. It’s a…
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By the time the sun is going down outside the motel room’s window, Austin is starting to get tired of staring outside. Tired of everything, really. He’s…
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Austin and Mac separate at the hospital’s exit and meet each other in the parking lot of the Antlers Motel, Austin dismounting his motorcycle and Mac…
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“I hope you brought earplugs,” Mac jokes, as they round a corner and the construction site comes into view. The noise of the equipment is almost…
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“So calm your waves and slow the churn, and you may have my precious bones on my return.” - The Decemberists, “Annan Water” If there was once a time…
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It’s not thirty seconds after stepping in the door that Austin realizes that Otter Redford, cute nurse, is at least eight times cuter when he’s holding…
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