Title: Falling Under
Author: Gwen Hayes
"They were costumed in silks and lace, the ladies' hair in elaborate updos and cascading curls. The gentlemen, all very graceful, were also decked out in formal wear of black tuxedos with jewel-toned cummerbunds and ties" (34).
"I left him there and returned to Donny and Amelia, who stared at me openmouthed while I hiked my bag onto my shoulder and pretended not to notice their confusion.
'Dude, that was the seventh sign of the apocalypse'" (158).