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Kyle

Male | 20s | Under 3 minutes
Starts on page 8

EXTRACT: So, anyway, we get to the end of the night, right, after this awful dinner, and Simon’s girlfriend at the time, I forget her name now… Michelle, I think, or maybe Amanda...? Anyway, Simon’s girlfriend and her friend, my date, were already at the car, you know, because this girl really wanted to go home. I mean she really didn’t want anything to do with me. I was her first ever blind date and I wouldn’t be surprised if I’d hard-wired her against it for life.


Lauren

Female | 20s | 5 to 10 minutes
Starts on page 26

EXTRACT: It’s a blur, really. It’s… hard to… I get… snippets of memory… It happened that night… the night we started… trying… Afterward, Kyle went out. To City Lane… for a… a catchup with Simon. I got a… call. From the hospital. Kyle was hit - on the temple - once - punched - outside McDonald’s… on the... ah… Strand. Knocked out - unconscious.