Awful Shadow, ch. 5: Grace Hamad

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Monitoring: Grace Hamad
Mwanza, Mwanza Region, Tanzania

8:25 p.m. Eastern Africa Time
Tuesday, May 20th, 2014
17:25 Coordinated Universal Time
Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

Fast forward—

From sixty five million years ago, what Grace Hamad hears is a deep and abiding silence. It is like a black pit, and she is floating in it. She is laying on a water bed, her eyes closed and further shielded by a strip of cloth wrapped around her head. The temperature is just high enough for her to notice it, but it is a little thing. Continue reading