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By Gina Damico

Bored stiff along with her wild habit, sixteen-year-old Lex’s mom and dad send her off to upstate New York to stay along with her Uncle Mort for the summer time, hoping few months of soiled farm paintings will whip her again into form. yet Uncle Mort’s precise career is way dirtier than shoveling manure. He’s a Grim Reaper. And he’s going to educate Lex the kin business.
   She quick assimilates into the unusual global of Croak, a city populated by means of reapers who convey souls from this existence to the following. yet Lex can’t cease her hope for justice—or is it vengeance?—whenever she encounters a homicide sufferer, yearning to prevent the attackers prior to they could strike back. Will she ditch Croak and pass rogue along with her reaper abilities?

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QUINN and FITZ share a look. They should leave the old ham on the ground but they need to recharge him. QUINN. And yet… she calls you. A pause. DUNNE (feigning weakness). Calls me? Does she, Quinn? QUINN. The bird again sings… and this time by Penelope’s open door. The melody of the bird’s voice, of what it means, has you standing again, Dunne. Anxiety falls from your fingertips… and evaporates. DUNNE. What power I feel. QUINN (instructing him). Well, get up then. DUNNE gets his body upright. DUNNE.

FITZ. Done. QUINN. Now shit it out! From this moment on we build anew, lads! FITZ. A new what? What are we building?! DUNNE. A company! FITZ. An actual company!? DUNNE. It is a company, right? QUINN. Exactly… DUNNE. A group of men with a common ideology, a collective direction! That’s what you’re suggesting, Quinn! We’re building a company right here! FITZ. Do we get to wear a uniform? QUINN. We don’t have time for that. DUNNE. A motto! A motto’s essential! Possibly in Latin. BURNS. ’ FITZ. Meaning?

All this time she’s never opened her curtain and shown herself but it was Fitz’s words and for the first time honest words…! FITZ. And it’s impossible to say where this honesty has come from! DUNNE (grandly). From the tiniest light within your darkened soul. FITZ (in awe). Holy God! DUNNE. Of course she may have been stunned by my poetry earlier… QUINN (to DUNNE). Oh, shut up! BURNS. We had a chance, Quinn! DUNNE. …woke from her reverie and searched out my melodious tones! She did meet my eye just then, Fitz!

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