“You ruined it. All of it. An entire universe gone to shit.”
The director turns on the tap. Begins rinsing the dried, brown residue from the bottom of his mug.
“Your career is over,” I continue. “You know that, right? You’ll never get another project greenlit after this. Never.”
He maintains his silence as plumes of coffee-scented steam rise from the sink.
“Are you even listening to me?” I ask, my voice crescendoing to a yell.
The director wipes a swath of fog from the kitchen window.
And finally notices me, crouching there among the purple verbena.
I. E. Kneverday’s first book, The Woburn Chronicles: A Trio of Supernatural Tales Set in New England’s Most Mysterious City, is available now.