July 16, 2009.
Stephen woke to an empty apartment dappled with morning light. A note was waiting next to him, instead of Molly.
Some really nice results just this morning! Looks like traffic is finally picking up. Thanks for all your help. Whatever Andrew did worked! More traffic and people posting on my site than I could have imagined. Let’s try to talk tonight. There’s so much to tell you about. We haven’t talked in days.
He held the note in his hand for a few seconds. If his imagined television audience could have seen the intensity of expression in those moments, they would have suspected nothing short of a man on the brink of foretelling the fate of humanity.
The reality, ...